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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,143
Posted By flatheadute1934
Re: Block welding

My grandfather had good success welding ford cast blocks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,674
Posted By flatheadute1934
Re: 1934 Aussie door hinge pins

Hinges appear to be cast rather steel.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,674
Posted By flatheadute1934
Re: 1934 Aussie door hinge pins

Here are some pictures supplied by an Australian member. There is also a spring that sits on top of the Washer.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,674
Posted By flatheadute1934
Re: 1934 Aussie door hinge pins

The Australian hinges are shorter and weaker and put a lot more stress on the pins. David
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,674
Posted By flatheadute1934
Re: 1934 Aussie door hinge pins

Import from commonwealth country was less the usa. Hence having ford of Australia a subsidy of ford of Canada.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,674
Posted By flatheadute1934
Re: 1934 Aussie door hinge pins

There were no canadian built roadster or touring bodies these were imported from USA. And put on canadian chassis. They did built 2 door and 4 doors bodies in canada. And Canadian top and body...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,326
Posted By flatheadute1934
1934 stainless greyhound

Wondering how many were made.
Forum: Early V8 08-10-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By flatheadute1934
Re: 33/34 ford front bumper brackets

There is also a early style that will only bolt on the early 1933's
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,674
Posted By flatheadute1934
Re: 1934 Aussie door hinge pins

I have an aussie. Roadster and a canadian touring there is still a couple of orginal pins in the roadster also have some pics of some original tourings from Australia.
Forum: Early V8 08-10-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By flatheadute1934
Re: 33/34 ford front bumper brackets

33 and 34 are different.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,104
Posted By flatheadute1934
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,104
Posted By flatheadute1934
Re: 33-34 spare tyre cover

Both my 33 and 34 bands measure 5.75 inches in width which makes sense as the the tire is 17 by 5.5
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,104
Posted By flatheadute1934
Re: 33-34 spare tyre cover

Here are some pics
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,104
Posted By flatheadute1934
Re: 33-34 spare tyre cover

There is also some difference in Canadian to Usa face plates as well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,375
Posted By flatheadute1934
Re: 4" Merc Crank in '38-40 block

Yes works best with the later rods but can be used the floating rods from 38-40
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By flatheadute1934
Re: 34 Front Spring Leaves

By squared off what do you mean. 12 leaves seems right for a sedan as roadster is 10 or 11 for the rear depending on the year. 32 and 33 have tapered(three sided is a better description) leaves but...
Forum: Early V8 07-25-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,326
Posted By flatheadute1934
Re: 1932 model B engine

Near Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Forum: Early V8 07-25-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,326
Posted By flatheadute1934
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By flatheadute1934
Re: 32-34 rear drum fit?

Sounds like you need to shim the axle as the race is worn
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,557
Posted By flatheadute1934
Re: convert babbitt to insert bearings

If the Babbitt is done right 60-100k same as inserts most cars this is fine. But if you run it low on oil and take a main out the insert are easier to fix afterwards. The lb engine you can get...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,557
Posted By flatheadute1934
Re: convert babbitt to insert bearings

H. And H want about 500 to do an engine and they machine the crank for a center thrust as the original had a rear thrust the one I convert I used a rear thrust bronze insert.
Forum: Early V8 07-19-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By flatheadute1934
Forum: Early V8 07-19-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 881
Posted By flatheadute1934
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,662
Posted By flatheadute1934
Re: rear end question 32 to 40?

They are for the 4 cyc rear end and the the late V8 rear require some machining or originals witch are hard to find esp nos gears.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,557
Posted By flatheadute1934
Re: convert babbitt to insert bearings

It would be cheaper to find a good lb engine and dress it up unless you have a 32 engine.
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