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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Compression tester

O'Reilly Auto Parts is where I bought mine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,064
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Best place to advertise car 4 sale

Sorry to hear that & sorry for your family & you.
You might post a picture or more as they work best.
The H A M B is a good place as well as here.
Can't help on the price.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,459
Posted By B-O-B
Re: white steam from breather and water tailpipe

What's with the peened block, also Best brand head gaskets? As stated earlier ported & relieved . Something isn't right.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,459
Posted By B-O-B
Re: white steam from breather and water tailpipe

Looks like head gasket to me.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By B-O-B
Re: PM-7 question??

Mine has the same plug. I thought it my be to remove the sand from the inside that area.
First that I have heard they were poor performance intakes.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 894
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Crusty Flatty Pt28: Lets go for a drive! At last!

Ya me too. I think that was one of those pucker stops as Petehoovies' by line, the one about silver rings, sez. Great job Mart.
Pretty good thriller too. Will Mart make it home? Will Mart miss the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,226
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 33 Harsh noise

I would wager the center bearing on the drive shaft. Just a guess but we all are guessing without hearing it in person. I'm not saying that Kpars' description isn't accurate.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Car wax & car polish

How about Blue Diamond & Simonize, than along came silycone. Fisheyes in the paint jobs & just about finished the hard wax jobs & believe me they wuz a bitzh ta remove.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Mystery Part

NOT somebody could use them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Moisture barrier

I had a problem with water seeping thru the block wall in the garage. They make a paint that will stop the leak. I can't remember tho as it was 30+ years ago. Google block wall sealer.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,058
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Brake parts

Don't know about the brakes But the 59 AB & tranny I have was out of a 47 truck.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,537
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Burn victim, serial killer or ford nut?

For hand repair aloe vera is your friend if you have any plants or can find some in a jar. Here in the dez there are plenty of plants. Just break off a stem and apply as necessary. Take care of that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,391
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Final Note, re: Shadetree

R I P Bud so sorry to read this. Peggy & I send our condolences to his wife & family.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 829
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 12V to 6V for voltmeter

Coop what is stylish? I just like things neat & the amp in the dash works fine. I check my equipment frequently.I may be one lucky guy but I put 85,000 miles on the 32 roadster & never had a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 829
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 12V to 6V for voltmeter

Pete ha ha ha I don't have any kids & Peggys' kids have more than we do.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 829
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 12V to 6V for voltmeter

That's it Pete For a price & it is generally too much. I will go without or use a vac gauge as I can get that in my gauges style.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 829
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 12V to 6V for voltmeter

I already have a DROK step up 6V to 12V unit bit it is used for my third brake light. I wouldn't to over burden it. I guess that I could give DROK a shout out if they are still working. The light is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 829
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 12V to 6V for voltmeter

I would take & use a vacuum gauge in the wings 2 1/16" series. I will keepon keeping on looking.Some one has to have one that they are not using & willing to sell.
I don't plan to spend a ton of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 829
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 12V to 6V for voltmeter

drolston I need to match the two other SW wings gauges that I have.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 829
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 12V to 6V for voltmeter

Guys thanks very much.
I need to find something that would work on S W wings series gauges. What I have is a 21/6" 3 hole mounting panel & have water & oil. I would like to find some wings 6V gauge...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 829
Posted By B-O-B
12V to 6V for voltmeter

Will a volt meter designed to operate on 12V, if you use a voltage reducer to 6V work properly? I can purchase a S W 12 V battery voltmeter but I want to put it in my 34 roadster still on 6 volts. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Arcing New Brake Linings

When I did mine on the 34 roadster I used a belt sander with 80 grit ,of course the shoes were off.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Lowering 32 roadster top

I lower mine by myself by standing in the cockpit. Lift it straight up the fold top irons keeping the fabric away from the irons & then when collapsed fold the fabric. putting it up just reverse the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,087
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 8BA Truck Motor - Oil

using castrol 20-50 oil & if it is available 20-50 racing oil in my flat heads. One fresh 24 stud rebuild & one 21 stud pretty new rebuild & one 350 G M engine with plenty of miles on it,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By B-O-B
Re: How tight is tight and how loose is loose

I have always adjusted mine to 1/2" deflection & used soap if noisy.
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