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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1936 steering options

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There are a couple of REALISTIC ways to go on this. Many, many people have swapped a '37-'39 column & steering box in place of that wimpy '36 box. The internals and basic steering box are the...
Forum: The Test Forum Yesterday, 03:41 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 115,930
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Forum: The Test Forum 09-20-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 115,930
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

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Divers Helmet to Crab Adapter


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=473389&d=1632148648
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1940 merc door removal

That tool is a joke! It SOMETIMES gets the easy ones moving. IF someone invented a REAL tool, built like a bridge that would really UNSTICK these stuck pins, he would be a hero! We'll never see a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2021, 02:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 373
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 52 Ford Car Rear End Gasket

I can only imagine that you MIGHT have about 1/2" to 5/8" worth of "hammering" by the time you put the lug nuts on three or four turns, in addition to the thickness of the drum flange. A lot of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 373
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 52 Ford Car Rear End Gasket

Get a piece of chain about 6 feet long. Put the two end links over two opposing axle lug studs (after running chain through something heavy like a flywheel) with flat washers and lug nuts. Stand...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1939 Standard: Confused on the front bumper

What you have there MAY be what someone rigged-up for a tow bar....scary!

Anyway, you should be able to see that '39 Standards did NOT have bumper irons like you show. DD

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 40 Speedo to open driveline

Yup! Without the torque tube and radius rods (once you've converted to open drive), what do you reckon will hold that banjo rear end solid with the chassis, or in line with anything like STRAIGHT? ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Headlight

Dennis .....Don't sweat the "rod" reference. Several of us here could be called "Traditional HOT RODders". Just don't mention "Street Rodders" hereabouts!

OK, there probably ain't nothin wrong...
Forum: The Test Forum 09-19-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 115,930
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

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'48 Electrics
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 373
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 52 Ford Car Rear End Gasket

Yes....ONE heavy piece! DD
Forum: The Test Forum 09-18-2021, 03:46 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 115,930
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

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Mikey Wagon JPG1
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 754
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Torque Tube to Differential Seal

I always try to read articles containing factual "facts". DD

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Rear Engine Mount?

Could we possibly see your #6068 turned upside down so that we can see the bottom? DD
Forum: The Test Forum 09-17-2021, 02:14 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 115,930
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

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Open Drive Trans


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=473116&d=1631843618
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2021, 02:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: '40 Wider Wheels?

That is Heard's (Heard Saxon) little coupe.....He will appreciate that! It looks a bit better here with hood.


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/image.php?u=34278&dateline=1379077354

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Forum: The Test Forum 09-17-2021, 01:52 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 115,930
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

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Heard Coupe 2A
Forum: The Test Forum 09-16-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 115,930
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

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https://bloximages.chicago2.vip.townnews.com/kenoshanews.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/1/f0/1f08bdca-def0-525f-9528-f8beded0f8a2/5d5026e6e75ad.image.jpg?resize=1200%2C852
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: '40 Wider Wheels?

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Hey Fred ....Kube, Cas and Lanny have all given you some top-notch information. And I see that you mentioned that you have a pair of '41 Merc, 16" X 5"-wide wheels ....THE Holy Grail of old...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Rear Engine Mount?

Hey Mark .....According to the drawing that Mac VanPelt has so generously made available for our information, it shows that you are missing BRACKET #6068, which fits down over riveted CROSSMEMBER...
Forum: The Test Forum 09-16-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 115,930
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

46 Trans Mount
Forum: The Test Forum 09-15-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 115,930
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

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STREET RODDER REAR END INFO (Full Size)


http://goldengatev8.org/images/Street%20Rodder%20Magazine%20January%202003/street_rodder_magazine.html

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 40 Speedo to open driveline

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This is basically the transmission you end-up with using "19Fordy's" pieces (ABOVE) ....an open drive three-speed Ford trans. DD


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 40 Speedo to open driveline

It's all going to depend on what type of transmission you intend to run. If you are going to stay with a flathead and three-speed trans, there is an open drive version that was used in '42 and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1940 Ford ignition switch parts

Sparky ....Contact the folks at "The Early Ford Store" in San Dimas, Ca. at the link below. Just look at some of the used parts these guys have.

https://www.earlyfordstore.com/

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