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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,858
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1940 standard tudor survivor, saving another one.

Keep plugging away on it Seth. Looking good!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Distributor Upgrade

To make the V or rabbit ear distributor into the earlier crab distributor, the cap, rotor, and cap holding hardware needs to be changed. Also, to make the crab version less likely to get moisture...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,668
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: EFV8 Grand National Meet 2018

Alex, after driving to the Tulsa, Oklahoma CNM in 2016, and having to clean so many Locusts off my grille and radiator, I bought a bug screen from Bob Drake. It attaches with conical shaped springs...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,668
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: EFV8 Grand National Meet 2018

Seth, if a road trip/Cross-country tour to Alamosa, Colorado is being planned for the 2020 WNM, I'm up for doing that.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,668
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: EFV8 Grand National Meet 2018

More pictures coming....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,668
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: EFV8 Grand National Meet 2018

More pictures coming
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,668
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,668
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: EFV8 Grand National Meet 2018

More pictures coming later today/tonight
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,668
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: EFV8 Grand National Meet 2018

Just arrived home last night at 7:00 pm. Had a great time at the Early Ford V8 Club's Grand National Meet in Dearborn, MI. If you missed this for whatever reason, you missed a good one. Some of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 762
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: New to ford forum

I always felt the '33 & '34 Fords had the nicest styling of all the early Ford flathead V8's. Looks like you found a very nice one!! Welcome to the Fordbarn!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 41 car steering box rebuilder

I believe "Neal in CA" was doing steering box rebuilding at one time, but not sure he's still offering this service. Send him a pm.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 276 or 284

Go with all the gusto you can get. Like the old saying goes, there is no replacement for displacement.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1936 Horn Rod Question

Don, thanks for posting that info. Down loaded that one into my 35 files.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Steering Column Bracket 36

I just removed that column tightening bolt on a 36 truck column drop by drilling a series of small holes in line on the head of the bolt to form a slot. Then using a hand held impact driver with a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Steering Column Bracket 36

Stretch, you could try applying some heat to the top of the column drop casting where those bolts fasten, using a heat gun or hair dryer. No flame heat!! Try removing the hex head bolt first. Maybe...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1936 Horn Rod Question

I've seen many 35-36 light switch/horn button & rod assemblies with a plastic light actuator disc molded over a diecast part that secures the rod. Have never seen an all die cast actuator disc. Here...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,383
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Dearborn G N Meet

I couldn't have said it any better than what Jeff posted. Always great to see Alice and Charlie at these meets. I really miss seeing them at Hershey.

I feel like I've known Mac Van Pelt for 10...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Speedometer boucing

Remove the inner cable and soak it in solvent to remove all old lube. Clean the old lube from the ID of cable housing. Relube the inner cable with a mix of light oil and graphite, and reassemble the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,668
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: EFV8 Grand National Meet 2018

I took at least one picture of every car on the show field yesterday. I'll post these here once I get them downloaded from my camera to a computer.

We have the awards banquet tonight and this will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,668
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: EFV8 Grand National Meet 2018

A great gathering of early Ford V8's here at Dearborn. Concourse tomorrow, Thursday, 9 am to 3 pm. I'll be posting some pictures of the cars that afternoon or evening. If you happen to live close by,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,382
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,668
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: EFV8 Grand National Meet 2018

Arrived at the host hotel last night ~ 7:00 pm. Quite a few V8ers were already here, including 6/7 guys from Australia.
We stopped off in Cleveland to see the Crawford Museum , and Glad we did,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Just a heads up

Frank, save me a seat up front. I may need to borrow a set of your hearing aids to understand what Charlie is presenting, and I'll attempt to do some video taping as well ;) :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: T-170 3 spd with OD transmission swap problem

I've always wished for a 3 spd with OD conversion that I could drop in and bolt up in my stock 35 fordor sedan w/o the need to modify anything. While wishing, hoping, and waiting for this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Gilmore

That's on our list of things to do in June.
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