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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2021, 11:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 591
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Re: Toilet paper oil filter adapter

I have seen them before but you do run a risk of having the toilet paper
breaking down and entering your engine. It was a thing of the past.
My opinion is leave toilet paper where it belongs, in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: Goodyear air wheels hub caps

There are companies that can custom make hub caps but would need a
minimum of 50-200-200 at a time. One company comes to mind Hipwell Arden in the UK.
I haven’t seen a remanufactured Goodyear Air...
Forum: Early V8 01-07-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 120
Posted By Blastfromthepast
1935-36 special plug/stud fitting#48-6073



I have replicated this special plug/fitting
This is not an original item but a similar design of item #48-6073.
In the Same area of the Oil Gauge Sending Unit a special plug/...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Macsautoparts.com new website

Check out Macs/Ecklers new website.
Shows pictures of the parts and item numbers.
Itís a good source to see what the parts actually look like.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,286
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: Anyone Repro This Part?

Mike Driskell from third generation parts.
There on eBay for sale item #393058680669
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: 1936 Cabriolet Club Coupe rear seat storage

Okay, after investing wether or not the 1936 Cabriolet Club Coupe had a swing up back seat for storage I found no mention of it anywhere. So no it did not. The 1935-36 slant sedans and phaeton had a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By Blastfromthepast
1936 Cabriolet Club Coupe rear seat storage

The 1936 Cabriolet Club Coupe has a trunk.
Did it also have a swing up back seat for storage,
And did it have a package tray behind the rear seat.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,181
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: Drake Free Shipping:

Thank you Ryan
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,181
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: Drake Free Shipping:

I agree 40cpe and V8COOPMAN.
No bashing no criticism here. They are facts and experiences
Others have had. There are other posts that others feel the same way. Others are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,181
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: Drake Free Shipping:

There no bashing here.
No criticism, just the facts as I see it. You can’t tell me that he doesn’t have
Products out of stock. I agree it’s tough business. Yes he has good deals.
I’m sure he has...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,181
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: Drake Free Shipping:

I understand, I myself have bought many parts from Bob Drake And I’m sure he has been helping lots of people in the past. I’m not taking that from him but to be honest I stoped looking at his...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,181
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: Drake Free Shipping:

Not me. I just go to other distributors who carry the parts.
Maybe he should fill his own void by stocking parts.
I’m just addressing my experience with a Bob Drake and
I’m sure other people agree.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,181
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: Drake Free Shipping:

Every time I need a item there out of stock.
Would be nice if he carried a stock of items.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-14-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,783
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: 1936 cabriolet

The original post was created by me. I asked what the difference were between
The 1936 standard and deluxe models and if the Cabriolet was a deluxe model.
TerryOh and Don Rogers answer the question...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-14-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 563
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: Sheet metal prep

Get a 6” orbital sander, use 80 grit and sand it down to the metal.
It will take longer but there’s no warping involved and
you can’t make a mistake.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 815
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: Any advice for a newbie?

Don’t feel bad,My first build I did the same thing.
What I think is more important is matching the caps to the pistons.
I took a magnifying glass and matched the caps to each pistons.
If they are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: Selling a car

Correct, registrations were transferable.
In 1973 New York State implemented the title.
Even thought New York State still issues a registration
Only the title is transferable.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: Accelerator Pedal Removal

If you look at the rod closely it’s spring loaded where the connection
Of the rod meets the fitting. That little knob Fitting connects to the rod.
All you have to do is push Back the spring loaded...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,358
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: A forgotten in plain site 1936 Model 51

ScavengerOne, welcome to the Forum. You’ve come to the right place for information.
Nice truck and wish you the best. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: My 1935 Convertible Sedan died on the road

It might be the fuel pump itself. The inner diaphragm might be sucking air
and blowing back into the glass bowl. Just I thought
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,097
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: Another Huge Loss to me

Tony, sorry to hear of your fathers passing.
The memories your shared are precious.
You and your family will cherish them forever.
Sincere condolences, Blast.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: 1936 convertible firewall

My 36 Cabriolet has no shims but I don’t think a shim here and there if needed
wouldn’t hurt anything. I had to use a few to align the body lines and doors.
80 year old cars my need some tweaking...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-21-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 925
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: Still wont start

If your getting spark try to remove the spark plugs and squirt a small amount of gas in
each cylinder. Put the plugs back in and If there’s spark you will have some sort of combustion. If you do...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: 1936 radiator petcock

I’m terrible at soldering. I tried all day soldering that radiator.
I usually never surrender but today I did. Took it to a radiator repair shop.
I hope to have it back soon. Thanks guys for all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,998
Posted By Blastfromthepast
Re: I like to thanks the guys that help me out

Happy to help out, Enjoy the forum, it’s here for all to enjoy.
Welcome back, Blast.
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