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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 09:25 AM
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Posted By Vic Piano
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2019, 08:16 PM
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Posted By Vic Piano
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

You are most welcome my friend. That is quite an accomplishment, something to be very proud of for sure.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2019, 08:14 PM
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Posted By Vic Piano
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

I did have a small split in one section of rubber hose in the fuel line. I replaced all those sections, even put a late model fuel pump (with the sediment bowl) that I converted to a pass through....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2019, 05:53 PM
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Posted By Vic Piano
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

Congrats Tony! I stopped using champion plugs back in the '80's when I went to get eight for my '53 Ford. Got home, opened up the package and six of the eight plugs didn't have the ground electrode...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2019, 05:08 PM
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Posted By Vic Piano
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

I haven't used Champion Spark Plugs in almost 40 years. I run Autolite 216's.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2019, 04:13 PM
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Posted By Vic Piano
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

I haven't checked the plugs, guess I'll give that a try.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2019, 02:14 PM
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Posted By Vic Piano
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

I haven't been posting on the FordBarn for a while, busy working on the second annual Cigar City Concours d'Elegance. At this point I'm not sure what we are going to do about the annual Barner's Bash...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2019, 01:58 PM
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Posted By Vic Piano
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2019, 03:38 PM
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Posted By Vic Piano
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2019, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Vic Piano
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2019, 05:38 AM
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Posted By Vic Piano
Re: Adding an electric fuel pump

I my thread here, "What I Did on my Lunch Hour", I detailed the conversion of the OEM fuel pump to a "passthrough" so you can use an electric pump (I use Airtex) as the primary and not have to worry...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2019, 12:21 PM
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Posted By Vic Piano
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

I am very pleased to announce that Joe Pep, renowned automotive artist and host of Every Car Has a Story, weekly radio program, will be serving as Master of Ceremonies at the 2019 Cigar City Concours...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Vic Piano
Re: 39 roof antenna

Andy, I've never owned a closed car with the roof mount antenna, just my '39 CS and '47 Convertible so I can't address the specifics of any differences between the open car and closed car units. I'm...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2019, 03:27 PM
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Views: 464
Posted By Vic Piano
Re: 39 roof antenna

Hi Andy, I replaced the original antenna on my '39 CS 15 years ago so my memory is a bit faded but, the open & closed cars antenna's are the same but different. As I recall, there is a spring...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2019, 08:44 AM
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Posted By Vic Piano
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

Ok ladies, we're lookin' forward to seeing you at the second annual Cigar City Concours d'Elegance, Tampa Bay Downs November 9th & 10th, 2019....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2019, 07:33 AM
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Posted By Vic Piano
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2019, 10:12 AM
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Posted By Vic Piano
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

Hi Mark, great to hear from you, we've missed you at the Bash the last few times. We're looking at the first week in March of 2020 for the next one. I've been busy with the Cigar City Concours...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2019, 06:17 AM
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Posted By Vic Piano
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

Hi Gene, I've never stopped messin' with the Flatheads, just not posting that much on the FordBarn lately. Hope all is good with you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2019, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Vic Piano
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

Today my Flathead follies continued, I was able (without encountering too much difficulty), to remove and disassemble the drivers side front door latch mechanism from the '39 CS, in order to replace...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By Vic Piano
Re: 32 roadster and cabriolet top differences

There are significant differences in the tops, from frames to body to canvas. Now that LeBaron Bonney is gone, you might check with the EFV8 Club, I think they have a '32 Restoration book. As for the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2019, 06:28 AM
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Posted By Vic Piano
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

Here's some photo magic done by a friend of mine. Me in the '39 LZ Convertible Club Coupe sitting at one of the forever red lights in Tampa. Proof that when properly maintained, Flatheads don't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2019, 10:31 AM
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Views: 607,687
Posted By Vic Piano
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2019, 10:55 AM
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Views: 607,687
Posted By Vic Piano
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

Thanks. One things for sure, it's not like workin' on a Flathead. :eek::cool:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2019, 07:23 PM
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Posted By Vic Piano
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

Happy Easter. Here is another reason for celebration, at least for me. The 2019 Cigar City Concours d'Elegance website is now on line. We still have a few things to tweak and we'll be adding to our...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2,758
Views: 607,687
Posted By Vic Piano
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

Richard, the Autolite 437 is the plug I use on '39 to '53 Flatheads equipped with after-market aluminum heads. Sorry if I didn't make that clear in my previous post. The plugs in your '34 are 18mm....
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