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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By corvette8n
Engine weight mostly bare block

Well I weighed a '39 or '40 V8 bare block (no Pistons,rods,crank,flywheel,water pumps etc.) only cam and valve train in place. Came up with 205lbs.:D
As soon as I can get the cherry picker moved to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By corvette8n
Truck show Ballston Spa

I plan on being there with my '41 coupe, they make the cars park in the corral area.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 39 or 40 truck motor

Post war could be 59AB built '46-48 or an 8BA built '48-53, The '39 or '40 motor is probably 221 ci. I think the 59AB motor is the easiest upgrade. Remember there is no substitute for cubic inches.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 603
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Grill screen air flow

Craig: thanks for the info, hope to see some more road trip videos in the future.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By corvette8n
Re: '42 WW2 G8T on Portland, Or Craig's List $7000

If I had the money and space I'd be all over that $3500- dump truck.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,031
Posted By corvette8n
Junk yards of the '40s '50s

https://youtu.be/4z5BbHZi0Ls
I'm sure there were a lot of flathead parts in those piles.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Adirondack Nationals

41 minutes up the road from me, ironically I've never been in all the years I've lived in the area, maybe I'll get there this year. Nice ride even if it's not flathead powered.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,231
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Toyota chassis

If you want a pinto powered car, just look for a "SHAY" model A not that they didn't have problems either. I had a SHAY T-Bird, an ok car but I couldn't move the seat back far enough to drive it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 1952 Ford Customline 4dr Project

Got your work cut out for you, bumpers show up from time to time on this forum, eBay, Craigslist etc. I'd paint them black until you can find a better set.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Mart takes Old Rusty to Prescott. FULL VERSION.

It popped up on my YouTube before you posted it here, I enjoyed watching the suspension working, glad you had fun. I didn't realize you had that many hot rods in England.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,567
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Risk of using old (over 10 years) tires

https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2016/07/07/open-diff-when-it-comes-to-tires-how-old-is-too-old/

Hemmings take on old tires.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Thermostat

Maybe a 49-53 8BA block.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,567
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Risk of using old (over 10 years) tires

Some states are kicking around the idea of including tire age in the annual inspection process, 10 years seem to be the number.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,099
Posted By corvette8n
Re: A good start today.........

Glad to see your routine is working, this helps so much when planning your day, stay well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 524
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 39 standard seat

You can all you have to do is bid enough money lol.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 563
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Some photos of my '41

That's one great looking ride, have fun with it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,837
Posted By corvette8n
Re: New Member New car

Nice car, what are your goals for this? Do you want to restore it to look like the day it left the showroom?, or fix what need to be fixed and drive it as is.
I would probably try to find some trim...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 40/41 pickup windshield install. What to expect?

I think I'm subscribed to your YouTube channel, looking forward to your edited version.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Ford V8 Cars and Trucks

Thanks I just went to EBay, and found a copy also, this will give me something to read at the beach, lol.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By corvette8n
New wheels for my spare flathead

Put some Harbor Freight casters on my stand from Stumpy's fab works, now I can roll my spare flathead around the shed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By corvette8n
Re: GL 1 oil

If you were closer I'd give you a new 5 gallon bucket of GL1 I discovered after I sold my Ford 8n.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,788
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Roy Nacewicz's business, and it's future

+1 on all the comments, thanks for you business decision.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 36 Fuel Pump

Probably just a preference, my '41 has both pumps, the electric is on a spring loaded toggle, I hold it on for a few seconds until I hear the sound of the electric pump change then the car starts...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,326
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Blown flathead

Sounds great, what blower is on it?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 37 aluminum intake stud replacement

Snap-on stud remover I got one off of eBay, work great.
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