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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 900
Posted By Willit Stop
Re: for sale listing of the day!

Sometimes you can find some killer deals on ebay. I just bought the axe that George Washington used to chop down the cherry tree. It was completely restored with a new blade and handle. Five hundred...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By Willit Stop
Re: Steering Wheel Covers

Do you have a sewing machine? If so,it's really easy to make one. It'll probably cost around five bucks. It's worth a try.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 597
Posted By Willit Stop
Re: 1936 lower radiator hoses installation

Is it possible that you have the wrong year water inlets/motor mounts? 35 and 36's are a little different. One of them sticks straight out and the other tips down about 15 degrees. Just a thought.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By Willit Stop
Re: 36 project making progress

This is the fun part. I'm jealous.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By Willit Stop
Re: redneck gas tank story

When we were teenagers he always had a nice car and I had junkers.
That's karma.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By Willit Stop
redneck gas tank story

My brother was wanting to buy his deceased brother-in-laws 1930 C**** sedan that has been sitting for 20-25 years and needed a little help to get it running.The gas tank was dry and it's condition...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By Willit Stop
Re: headliner grabber/door tins....an idea

Thanks Rich.I'm aware of the original thread and thought a transition strip would be a little sturdier. My coupe is done and the strips were in good shape.I was just offering a suggestion in hopes of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By Willit Stop
headliner grabber/door tins....an idea

I wonder if this would work with a little modifying? Just cut off the rounded part and flatten out all the rows of teeth except the first one. It's aluminum, so with a little hammer and dolly work...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 734
Posted By Willit Stop
Re: '36 Ford pickup coming together....

The red wheels and stripes really make the colors come alive!

A+
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Willit Stop
Re: '47 bucking and stalling, ammeter won't work

A similar situation on my friends hot rod model A. The amp gauge and ignition shared the same wire. As it turned out, the wire that goes through the amp gauge was broken at the gauge. It might be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By Willit Stop
Re: Interior help, new headliner

I installed a Cartouche in my 5 window about 10 years ago. No problems. The fit was perfect.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,487
Posted By Willit Stop
Re: Painted My First Car (well, parts of one!)

Good job!

My first paint job was about 40 years ago. The guy at the paint store said that the closest to a perfect paint job was just before the paint runs.
.....It was ALMOST perfect.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Willit Stop
Re: Zarucchi 1932 roadster barn find

Same article....more pics.
https://www.automobilemag.com/news/barn-find-1932-ford-roadster-hidden-60-years/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Willit Stop
Zarucchi 1932 roadster barn find

This roadster was found about 5 blocks from my house.
https://www.msn.com/en-us/autos/classic-cars/barn-find-1932-ford-roadster-hidden-for-60-years/ar-AAwkMOZ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By Willit Stop
Re: 21 stud flathead

Here's a link to an old thread. My thanks to the original poster.
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=25301&showall=1
Forum: Early V8 07-15-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By Willit Stop
Re: 33-34 17 inch wire wheels (4)

I used a polycarbide abrasive wheel (heavy duty scotch brite) on a small area of the rim where rust was visible. It cleaned up quickly and there were no pits that I could see. Next, I gave it a coat...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By Willit Stop
Re: Ignition key

If you choose the impression route,you will need a blank and they are hard to find. I believe Sacramento Vintage sells them though. Maybe 32 Phil (?) has some.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 852
Posted By Willit Stop
Re: Options for rims for a 35

A friend of mine owned a bicycle shop that trued a set of wires for a 20's or 30's Cadillac restoration. I don't know how they turned out but if you have a bicycle shop nearby, it might be worth a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By Willit Stop
Re: 1935 or 36 Dash Waterfall Question

A friend of mine might have the waterfall you're looking for. I saw it a few years ago and as I recall it was very nice.He also has a like new looking speedometer. I'm pretty sure they're '36 as he...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,078
Posted By Willit Stop
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By Willit Stop
Re: 1935 1936 ford hood side trim

The "spears" on my '36 measure 7/16 X 33 1/2 inches.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By Willit Stop
Re: Head ID help please

I've been unable to post pictures lately.The combustion chamber is heart shaped with the bottom cut off. Another description is that they resemble a red delicious apple cut in half. Years ago I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By Willit Stop
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By Willit Stop
Head ID help please

I drug a pair of 21 stud cast iron heads out of the shed that have been there for years. There are no numbers on the outside face. Just the Ford logo.Near the water pumps and facing the intake are...
Forum: Early V8 04-28-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By Willit Stop
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