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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By jimTN
Re: 37 fuel tank

You also could drill out the tube even with the nut, drill a couple of small holes thru the nut on opposite sides and use a easy out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By jimTN
Re: An Interesting Axle Jack

A jack from the Model T era which lets you jack the car up and roll it around.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,191
Posted By jimTN
Re: New to me 1936 5 window coupe

Great 36 delux cp! Looks original other than the hyd brakes and starter button. From what I can see it's in great shape. Check the gas tank for bad gas smell because if gas has gone bad in it and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By jimTN
Re: 8ba in a 34 Pickup

You will also have to buy or make some adapters for the engine stay rods to avoid chatter and undue pressure on engine/transmission mountings.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,438
Posted By jimTN
Re: Bring back auto mechanics class

All skills that require working with your hands are lost today. Young men and ladies know nothing about plumbing, electrical, carpenter, block laying, mechanics, welding, farming, timbering and a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By jimTN
Re: 39 coupe floor mat

Dennis Carpenter
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By jimTN
Re: grease gun adapter

good idea holdover!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By jimTN
Re: grease gun adapter

I will run a wire in these but have very carefully examined the adapter and a A grease fitting. The bore diameter is too large for the taper and the point grease comes out of is too large, the point...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By jimTN
Re: grease gun adapter

Fittings are good if not all new.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By jimTN
grease gun adapter

Who makes a grease gun adapter for A fittings that works. I have one that I got from one of the vendors and it just leaks when held straight on with considerable pressure. It appears to be all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 102,826
Posted By jimTN
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,323
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By jimTN
Re: 33/4 17" beauty rings

Thanks to all on this. I actually need the trim rings for a 33 Pontiac. Would like to have some on my 34 though.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By jimTN
33/4 17" beauty rings

Does anyone make trim rings for 17" wheels?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 816
Posted By jimTN
Re: It is getting harder to find basic parts at the auto parts stores anymore

Around here at least half of the parts store employees are female and they know their stock better than the men.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 898
Posted By jimTN
Re: 34 ford Houdaille shocks

I believe you will find the cost to be at least $250 per shock, US dollars.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By jimTN
Zerk grease guns for Fords

Could someone please post a diagram breakdown of the original early Ford grease gun and its parts. I recently acquired a Alemite model 6550 and would like to put it back into use. It appears to be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By jimTN
Re: New House For The New Year-Flathead Powered

I'dd say that roof would last about one second at a speed of even 30 mph. I would much rather have that boom truck in the background.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By jimTN
Re: Is there such a thing as columbia clutch ?

The clutch inside of a Columbia is normally replaced with teflon, the original material was cork if I am not mistaken.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,398
Posted By jimTN
Re: Christmas in the shop with a project

If your car was a serious contender in the old days, it would have had full floating hubs from a 39/41 3/4ton on the rear and right front. That way, a broken axle would not loose a wheel and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By jimTN
Re: 1940 3/4 t axles

To answer the original question, the front hubs and all four backing plates will work on a cor or 1/2 ton.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By jimTN
Re: 1940 3/4 t axles

The snouts from that rear end are cut off to be used with both the right front spindle and both sides of a car rear end to give full floating axles. The hubs would then fit on those snouts. These...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,033
Posted By jimTN
Re: Power Steering for AA Truck

Or, use a box from a 48-53 F6. Just try one, they steer very easy and have the correct style to mate to your AA
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By jimTN
Re: 17" beauty rings

Thanks Pete
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By jimTN
17" beauty rings

Is anyone making beauty rings for 17" EV8 wheels?
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