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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By johndee138
Re: 1936 Ford; Anyone sell...?

I had to make mine with some small machine screws that I sanded the heads on to get them to slide along but not turn. I threadlocked the nuts on and zipwheeled the protruding threads on the backside.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 864
Posted By johndee138
Re: 1936 bumper black line

I used 3/16" black striping tape on mine, after attempting to paint them on.
Looks good,lasts long, easy to do, cheap.
Whats not to like?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By johndee138
Re: 1936 Ford rearend gear ratio and speed

I put a 3.78 R&P in mine. best thing EVER!
No problem from a still start and much better top speed. Don't forget the need to stop as well!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By johndee138
Re: headliner grabber/door tins....an idea

I used flexible metal tack strip for my headliner around the doors. Applied over the windlace. The headliner tucks into the strip and the teeth hold it in place. Tamped down snugly with a rubber...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By johndee138
Re: 35-36 5 window headliner

I had to make up some that I misplaced during resto. heavy wire with a loop for a sheet metal screw. bent in an appropriate curve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By johndee138
Re: '35 Coupe Windshield Drain Questions

I plumbed my windshield drains to the cowl vent drain with a 1/4" cross T fitting. Now. any water exits via the cowl vent drain tube.
The windshield tubes were blocked with years of dirt, so I hand...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 914
Posted By johndee138
Re: 1935/36 roof tack strip

I just finished the top on my 36 3 window. The diagram above is almost complete. Inboard from the larger L shaped channel is a smaller channel groove that is about 3/16" wide. I think that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,884
Posted By johndee138
Re: drum puller

^^^^
That's ^^^^ what I've used in the past. works well enough I would love a "real" puller but it runs almost 10 times the cost for the above unit. I get the good one someday
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,317
Posted By johndee138
Re: Scammer Alert !

He got a "free" Stromberg from me!
The SOB.
Also claims to be a Christian and touts law enforcement support.
Red Flags
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,317
Posted By johndee138
Re: Scammer Alert !

I have another one to add to the list,

Hal Schaffer WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/FORDFLATHEADCARBURETOR

He appears on Facebook and other places claiming to be a stromberg carb rebuilder
in Senoia GA....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,436
Posted By johndee138
Re: Wheels are back from the powder coater

Definitely remove the powder buildup at the lug nut seating areas. you may think your wheel is snugged up tight and come to find that the powder has turned loose under the pressure applied and your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,185
Posted By johndee138
Re: Check out this period foto 32 Phaeton

Those are Vogue tires created by the Vogue tire company around 1918-20.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vogue_Tyre#/media/File:Paul_Whiteman-L29-1934.jpg

Pretty cool, would love a set on my 36
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,101
Posted By johndee138
Re: To be or not to be a 1936 club cabriolet

Hobbies are usually money wasters, not money makers. The return on investment is the fun you have participating in your particular passion.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 955
Posted By johndee138
Re: Temp gage acting stange

Will the 35-39 temp gauge units interchange with each other?
(Not the year specific faces but the actual working parts & glass column with the red liquid)
I could use a working thermometer temp...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,013
Posted By johndee138
Re: 35 pickup door & roof panels

When I did my door panels I got some double sided tape, and a roll of tracing paper. Taped the paper to the door and marked the places for the outer edges and all the holes I wanted. Then got some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 934
Posted By johndee138
Re: Front window 1936 5 window

Jan you definitely need the 35-6 Ford book that the V8 club publishes. It is a world of info at your fingertips and worth EVERY penny it will cost you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-20-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,570
Posted By johndee138
Re: Halogen conversion kit experience

Check out this from Ebay
6v LED headlight kit
listing # 254245656282
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By johndee138
Re: Water Temp Sensor for Electric Fan

I put my sensor just below the top tank in the radiator. Just pushed it between the tubes. works fine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By johndee138
Re: rear trans mount swap on a 36

I swapped my stock trans for a T-170 and of course removed the seat but all I really had to do was remove some floor pan bolts and insert some blocks of wood to give me enough room to get in there to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By johndee138
Re: Sun Visor Repair

Not by a long shot.
Although the majority of my work with this machine has been in leather.
Thanks for the nice compliment!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By johndee138
Re: restoring a 1935 swivel ashtray

I put one in my 36 in place of the radio. The ash receptacle just pulls away from the central pivot post. It has some little protrusions that grab either side of the pivot post. The face and the body...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By johndee138
Re: Sun Visor Repair

Here are some pix of the recovered visors
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By johndee138
Re: Sun Visor Repair

I just redid some visors for my coupe. I had some thick cardboard like the kind that used to come in laundered shirts but thicker. I wet the fold with water and let it get soft and folded it in half....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,507
Posted By johndee138
Re: reliable fuel gauge? anyone?

BOY! this thread has sure veered off from what I originally posted the question for. Apparently the upshot of all this is, there isn't much available that will work with the original gauge, (what I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,507
Posted By johndee138
Re: reliable fuel gauge? anyone?

My car is a 36, converted to 12v. I've got a crappy Drake unit that didn't work, some other off brand unit that was touted to be a great replacement, and the non functioning
King Seely unit, if I...
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