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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By johndee138
Re: Is the brake master cylinder filled through a hole in the floor?

I got a remote kit for my 36 that uses a 39 M/C from
EZ-FILL remote reservoirs at
http://highway101ind.com/
It works great, not a pain in the ass to check your fluid level, I did cut a hole in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 546
Posted By johndee138
Re: Oil dipstick boss

One on eBay this evening from 3rd Gen Autimotive
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,017
Posted By johndee138
Re: Looking for exhaust port layout drawing

You want a tracing off of my Stumpy mount, or a header? I could do that for you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By johndee138
Re: Radiator support rods question

bought some for my 36, too long and I had to buy a set of split dies to rethread the stainless
took a couple of passes to get decent threads cut
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By johndee138
Cranckcase blow by and how to handle the stank

I took the wife out on a little ride on Christmas day. Pretty day and no traffic to spoil it. However the smell of the crankcase blow by was pretty annoying to her and a bit to me as well. Any...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By johndee138
steering loose/sloppy

While driving my 36 the other day I noticed I had to frequently correct my steering path on a poorly paved road. I want to correct any sloppiness in the steering before I take this car out and run it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,339
Posted By johndee138
Re: Rust remover

Get one and let us know how it really works.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,193
Posted By johndee138
Re: Ford F150 transmission for my 34' Tudor

The one I have in my 36 I just heated it up and bent it to my satisfaction, also shortened it some and rethreaded the end for the knob
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By johndee138
wide 5 rear drum differences

I have to replace a rear 36 wide 5 drum due to stripped lugs.

I've sourced a good 39 drum. Currently sitting in Evaporust

I haven't pulled the 36 drum yet, and before I do I would like to have...
Forum: Early V8 11-27-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By johndee138
wide 5 rear drum

I need a good wide 5 rear drum
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By johndee138
Re: how do I replace stripped wheel lugs in a wide 5 hub

Anyone in the Atlanta area that can do this?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By johndee138
how do I replace stripped wheel lugs in a wide 5 hub

Whats the process for replacing stripped lugs in a wide 5 brake hub?
Forum: Early V8 11-26-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By johndee138
need some wheel studs to replace stripped ones

Who has some quality wheel studs to replace some stripped ones in my 36-9 wide 5 rear hub
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By johndee138
36 coupe roof insert replacement help

I am ready to put a new roof insert into my coupe after painting and wasn't around for the removal prior (painter took it out).
The wood and wire are all that is in place at the moment.
I have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By johndee138
36 pivoting ashtray mounting bracket

What mounts the pivoting ashtray with the V8 embossing in the 36 waterfall.
I need that piece or an idea of what it looks like, so I can fab one up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,957
Posted By johndee138
Re: Rear Hub Puller

The altered Harbor Freight pitman arm puller worked great for me. I had to grind the jaws a bit to get it to fit over the hub, snugged it up and a few taps with a hammer and off popped the drum. Its...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,248
Posted By johndee138
Re: The Unofficial Vender List

Add Brillman.com for all kinda wiring and fittings
really good prices for some stuff we use
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,053
Posted By johndee138
Re: Tie Rod End Removal

Harbor Freight had a kit that included a number of handy tapered joint separating tools.
I used the ball joint separator for shock links and tie rod ends. The tie rod and Pittman arm puller can be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 937
Posted By johndee138
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By johndee138
Re: fender repair panels '36 ford

You will get a quicker shipping time if you buy it though eBay
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By johndee138
Re: fender repair panels '36 ford

I had the same problem with the EMS panels. My metal guy here in Atlanta did a terrific job making them fit, but he had to cut them twice along the lip edge as they didn't fit the opening as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By johndee138
Re: 1936 coupe door panels

I made mine for my 3 window. double stick tape and tracing paper over that, marked all the holes and outlined the perimeter. Transferred that to some 1/8" ABS plastic panels. Upholstery and padding...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 784
Posted By johndee138
Re: Remote master cylinder fill

If I remember correctly I put an ell fitting in place of the straight one provided


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 784
Posted By johndee138
Re: Remote master cylinder fill

The cap and fitting end up pretty close to the floor. Somewhat of a PITA to get it all just so.
I put the hole in the floor to visualize any possible leaking , so far, none seen.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 784
Posted By johndee138
Re: Remote master cylinder fill

I have a remote in my 36.The kit for it came from an outfit in Washington state. They have numerous remote fill adapters for various makes. I did have to wait for the correct size for the 39 and up...
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