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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 578
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Re: Source for valve spring shims

McMaster Carr or your local machine tool supply like MSC. They come in sheets tabs and rolls and different sizes and thickness
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,144
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Re: Don Orosco,RIP

Very Very sorry to hear RIP our prayers are with his family and friends
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,259
Posted By hop up
Re: What is this called?

Broaching we do for key ways and heavy materials,In model making we used a number of different technique. Now mind you this was years ago before fancy expensive technology. A chassie punch came in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By hop up
Re: Original shocks on lowered car

As Brent said shorten the dog bones is the best way..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,170
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By hop up
Re: 1928 Open car door latches

Tim let me check how many I have left from my run on them. How many do you need left or right . We made them out of O-1 and RC of 50 and exactly like originals. It’s very handy to have a machine shop
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By hop up
Re: 1928 Open car door latches

Tim is this the part your referring to
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By hop up
Re: Who owns a floor vent, manifold heater?

Backside of cover. Also I believe a fellow Fordbarn member worked at the factory and may have more inside info on the heater vent Neil has and this cover..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By hop up
Re: Who owns a floor vent, manifold heater?

On the label it kinda shows how it goes and itís pretty cool and amazing how it survived as a water slide decal . The dimensions are 17.5 inches long with a depth of 3.5 inches and is 4.5 inches...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By hop up
Re: Who owns a floor vent, manifold heater?

I have a Arvin cover for one but they came in many configurations. So not sure if it would fit your application..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By hop up
Re: Memorial day, 2020

Thank you for the men and women that served to make this country great and safe
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,260
Posted By hop up
Re: Jack recall, chinese junk from Harbor Freight

Yes yes and yes old tools were built to last forever and will. I see the HF tool post here and on the hamb and always say why in my head. What happens to the tools after you buy them ? Screwdriver...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By hop up
Re: Attempt to remove body bolts, or just cut them off?

Steve great to see your working on the car and is this the model A or the 1934? I use one of them Milwaukee impact wrench and let the bolt determine its fate. If she is stuck it will break .. The 34...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 606
Posted By hop up
Re: 1932 Ford roadster size question.

I could probably live with the dimensions you list on the '32 roadster especially door width if space between steering wheel and seat back were more or could be made more than what my '31 roadster is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 606
Posted By hop up
Re: 1932 Ford roadster size question.

So I find this interesting as you would think the 32 roadster would be wider then the model a ford. Actually the 32 roadster is 47 inches wide at the top mounting position with a 28 inch door. The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By hop up
Re: 32 roadster with original interior

Wow amazing car congratulations
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,318
Posted By hop up
Re: Of 34 Phaetons - woodticks - n - Brook Trout

David J Awesome car and nice tasty fish ! It’s great to see the old pheaton being used as it was back in the day it was born. Your pheaton has been one of my favorites on fordbarn as the previous...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By hop up
Re: Does the door skin of 1931 rster work for 1932 rpu?

Front of 32 rpu and will check how well the 30 31 doors fit the 32 roadster cowl. I donít remember as I had 32 doors matched to the rpu cowl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By hop up
Re: Does the door skin of 1931 rster work for 1932 rpu?

This is the back part of the door and you can see how different it is and will check on the front.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,443
Posted By hop up
Re: Dohc miller/schofield/cragar head info

JohnCl welcome aboard and great collection of cars trucks I cant help with your question but will bump her to the top..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,438
Posted By hop up
Re: Anyone running Shock Absorbers from Snyder's?

Stipe shocks are made in Wisconsin and work great and works of art..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 997
Posted By hop up
Re: Scrap Engines

I had 9 blocks that were hot tanked and sonic tested and came with like on size cranks and couldn’t give them away. The only one that was taken if I bought it to him was a early 28 with the extra...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By hop up
Re: Nobby tyres on AA

Cool picture and tires look to be the co-op bar lug tire company I have a pair but 18 inches
Forum: Early V8 03-11-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By hop up
Pair of nos co-op bar lug tires 525-550-18 1932 ford truck

I have a pair of coop bar lug tires in new condition . They are for 18 inch rims and so 1932 ford but would be great on a snow tractor model a ford or 1933 1934 truck b c aa bb or... I am asking 200...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 791
Posted By hop up
Re: 38 heads

Thanks Tinker for the links and info
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