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Forum: Early V8 09-16-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 111
Posted By Lawson Cox
1935 Pickup grill

I have a super nice 35 pickup grill that needs a tad more work to finish the restoration. I am just no longer able to do it. It is for sale but I'm hacked with eBay and PayPal. I can't post pictures...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 827
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Anyone use these drill/tap all in one?

I have found that most tools made to do more than one thing are as useless as tits on a bore hog. Drill your hole with a drill bit. Tap your threads with a tap.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 583
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: 1936 Overheating Problem

All of the above is good advice but premature IMHO. You say, right off that you let the car idle for 20 minutes and you got steam etc out of the overflow tube st the bottom of the radiator. You have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Upper Steering Column Bearing

Get the "Brucegard" (I think is his name). That is probably the one on Amazon. Far superior to the wheel barrow bearings. Well worth the money. I have his bearing in my 35 Pickup Icon. Lawson.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: '35 Coupe Windshield Drain Questions

In my reaearch for the ill fated 35-36 Ford pickup book I found some interesting information regarding windshield drain holes on early pickups. After the EFV8CA threw Jerry Grayson and me under the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: 36-39 hubcap what is it

Volkswagon V8 ??? LOL
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 965
Posted By Lawson Cox
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: 36 pickup rear fender welt

Yes it does have welting. Did you get the same answer? Please reply.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Wood floor stiffener hardware

No hardware other than bolts and T-nuts. Check with whoever took over from Roy Nacewicz. Wasn't that Third Generation Auto. Mike Driskell? (Help an old man out here folks. LOL)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,051
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Wildfire evacuation

Sorry to hear this. The tree huggers out there need to learn that it is necessary to cut underbrush to prevent this sort of thing. Stay safe. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Anyone know what year this is

I agree with all of the above. I have one myself which I will try and sell on eBay if I can ever figure out their new ways of doing business. Havent used them in several years. Man have they gotten...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Head skimming: Any tips?

Take it to a good reliable machine shop and 'splain what you want done. Couldn't be all that much trouble or money. Some things are better paid for than experimenting with yourself. My 2˘.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 554
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: She looks good but she doesn’t run so good

From the heading on this post I thought you were talking about my wife, who is 81. LOL
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 466
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: 40 pick up steering column bushing

There is a guy making a bushing for that very purpose. His name is Brucegard, or something close to that. I have one on my 35 PU and it works great. Someone on here will post his name and contact...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 699
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Hydraulic Brake Light Switch

Hey. If you are worried about a blow out on a brake switch, go back to original mechanical brakes on your 35. Give us a break man. I've been in this hobby for over 50 years and have NEVER had a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: 1935 Ford truck radiator fan

I have a correct generator mounted fan for a stock 35 ford truck, but don't know if it would work with your setup.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,301
Posted By Lawson Cox
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Trunk Operation?

Man, am I relieved. At first, I thought this was some sort of surgery on an elephant's proboscis. LOL
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Radiator Cap

DMMuri did not ask about a pressure cap, he asked about a gasket. Is not the part of an original cap that seats against the radiator cap called, and in fact is a gasket?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: stainless molding

Texting while driving is stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid, and constitutes a death wish. If you wanna kill yourself, go right ahead, but think of the folks you may crash into and kill.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,313
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Another E-Failure

Hy Talkwrench. We use the expression "Knock on wood" up here on the top side. Y'all (Southern U S for you all) have sore or weak knuckles "down under", do you? LOL
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Passenger side exhaust has vapor coming out of it. Whats going on?

It could be just head bolts need to be tightened, if you're REALLY LUCKY.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,021
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Types of 6 volt sealed beam headlights

Thanks. Regular old sealed beams are fine for the speeds we should be driving these old cars.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 841
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Sacrificial Anode

"Sacrifical Diods or anodes are "Snake Oil" IMHO.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Steel head gaskets

I always just use a good grease on all gaskets. Never had a problem with seal and they are easy to remove. My 2˘. Tell me why I'm wrong.
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