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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,044
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: hard rubber

Went rummaging around for something with lanolin, Found some STP hand cleaner. Soaked the bumpers for a few hrs. Went from rock hard to soft and supple. Again, thanks for the suggestions.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,044
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: hard rubber

Will D, Lanny, Pete, Thanks for the suggestions. Ill give it a try see what happens.

Dave, Thanks for the info. Finding them in the Drake online catalog was difficult, when it rains it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,044
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: hard rubber

Dave, I feel like a complete out to lunch sleepy head. I didn't know they are available and I can't find them. Who has them?
Forum: Early V8 08-24-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 107
Posted By BoxCar Tom
WTB Halibrand 201 lower shaft

WTB Halibrand 201 lower shaft, 6 spline for closed (torque tube) drive.
Rory rgalla9146@aol.com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,044
Posted By BoxCar Tom
hard rubber

I have some NOS 32 3w window rubber bumpers. I have them for ever. Trouble is they are rock solid. Is there any to revive them? Thanks,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 12:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,157
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,917
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: Hydrostatic fuel gauge innaccurate

Try this

https://straight-eight.com/product/king-seeley-hobson-fuel-gauge-red-fluid/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: 32 3 window new wood

I installed a Wood Art kit in my 3W in the mid seventies. When I held the new wood up to the empty body it just looked like "No Way" Compared the new wood to the original, IDENTICAL. Started...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: Second version 32 V8 engine supports.

Correction, I incorrectly identified the 1932 Ford V8 engine supports pictured above, they are in fact first version supports. Sorry I can not change the thread title.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: Second version 32 V8 engine supports.

Thanks I appreciate the response.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Second version 32 V8 engine supports.

I have a pair of second version 32 V8 engine supports for sale. Buyer wants to know if he can use the standard cushions and hardware. I think he is more concerned with function rather than show...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,813
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: '32 standard roadster project - some further progress

I surprised by gold pin striping on a std model, go figure?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,516
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: NEW products available thread

Dave, Are you loosing your eyesight or just going nuts?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,813
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: '32 standard roadster project - some further progress

Dave, All this chatter about std car details, Its been a while since this thread started, any more recent pictures? Completed car? Thanks, Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,813
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: '32 standard roadster project - some further progress

Im surprised, no comment about the STD inside door handle escutcheons and door panels, and the dash is painted body color? The car was originally painted Brewster green but was over painted with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,813
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: '32 standard roadster project - some further progress

Looked at this original, unmolested, B, STD, 1932 Ford roadster in 2008. The owner was nice enough to let me take a look at it even though it sold the night before. Seven years later I came across...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,714
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: Thoughts on Hershey in Oct?

Frank, If your anxious to get back to work, the first thing you have to do is volunteer at a NYC ICU for 24 hours, do without any PPE if you feel particularly brave. Next, wave off any testing or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,629
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: Dealing with the heirs on '32 parts ect.

Death is kind in some respects, what about dementia or Alzheimer's. A friend from OH ended up in "extended" care. His kids didn't want anything to do with his junk even though they knew the value,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,629
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: Dealing with the heirs on '32 parts ect.

Along the lines of this thread and keep in mind Im not a vulture, I still have some moral fiber a few scruples and a smidgeon of ethic's AND I have more than enough 32 Ford parts. Im wondering how...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,546
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: 32 roadster rear window frame

Thanks Dave, That last bit of info, screw length 3/8" or 5/16" is that total length or threaded area only?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By BoxCar Tom
32 roadster rear window frame

Anyone have personal experience installing an original 1932 Ford roadster rear window frame? How did you avoid creating an inside out ding on the outside frame piece? I have the early version frame...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: Help needed to identify spare tire cover (1932 ?)

Here's some pictures of tire covers I had a few years ago. The face plates fit nice against 18" wheels. The tread covers were a different story, the shiny one I believe is a Leo Gephart SS...
Forum: Early V8 12-18-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 263
Posted By BoxCar Tom
A&L 1932 Ford Cowl - grill shell lacing

WANTED A&L reproduction 1932 Ford Cowl / grill shell lacing. Do you have some extra A&L reproduction 1932 Ford Cowl - grill shell lacing? OR, new or even cut and fitted pieces that are lightly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,853
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: New products thread??

V8COOPMAN, scrtatch that, Mac VP, Thanks for the pics
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