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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Rear Axle Seal

Looks like the one in the picture is on backwards, according to the instructions on the box.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,438
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Bring back auto mechanics class

My son-in-law teaches high school automotive at a county cooperative. Students come from high schools in the surrounding area. They have an excellent facility. He is into old school hot rods and is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Cleaning fasteners

I have read where guys have had good results with the Harbor Freight ultrasonic cleaner. https://www.harborfreight.com/25-liter-ultrasonic-cleaner-63256.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,376
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: coker tires out of round

They claim to prevent tire flat spots. https://www.amazon.com/BUNKERWALL-Tire-Saver-Ramps-Storage/dp/B073NQBJ1N?th=1
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,376
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: coker tires out of round

I've had Coker Classic radials for about 5 yrs now with no problems. The bias plys are more know to be out of round.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,219
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: members that have collected other car besides ford

Along with my '31 AV8 coupe, I have a '41 Caddy fastback and a '59 Caddy convertible conversion. All my cars are far from stock.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,805
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: This, is why you pull the clean out plugs on a crank!

Quaker State was (is) a paraffin base oil. Some stories out there of high buildup even with regular changes.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,940
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: NEW products available thread

A must read for Tom Bay. https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=272772
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,252
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 8ba generator mount modifications

The first pic is from 5yrs ago, so I'm trying to remember. Welded the recessed areas on the bracket and ground them flush. Drilled a hole through that area for a piece of thd rod that went in through...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,252
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 8ba generator mount modifications

I put a Chrysler alt on mine. If you want more pics I can take some tomorrow.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 816
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Front Flexible Brake lines 20" Long ????

I use napaonline and spend a little time searching for brake hoses and use their part numbers to figure out what number is the length. Keep looking until I find one that works. NAPAonline has helped...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 36 coupe roof insert replacement help

I assume my Model A is similar to your 36. I put what looked like a heavy weight black muslin over the wire (you can use anything heavy enough) to support a layer of 1/2" poly batting and followed by...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,337
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 32 axle bent twist ?

If you have a gap between the wishbone mount to the axle, it can be shimmed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: V8 60 headers any suppliers?

Probably not what you need, but, Red's has a set to fit a v8 60 in a Model A.
http://reds-headers.net/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=5&products_id=811
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,306
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 41 Ford engine help

Check that the fuel cell is vented. Loosen gas cap and run the engine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: PA old time drag with question

Could have somehow just added acorn covers to unused holes. It does look better with the added covers.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,245
Posted By Tony, NY
Bruce lancaster

From the HAMB. "I got word from Bruce’s son that Bruce has suffered a stroke and is in ICU". Many of you will remember Bruce's contributions over the years. Haven't seen much from him lately....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,801
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Flathead V8 machine shop in Texas

I remember seeing Rex Rod & Chassis and reference to flathead work. Martin Bros Lane, Johnson City, Tx. I believe he's Vern Tardel's brother.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 1934-35 front hub/drum source?

https://www.jgrelining.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 8BA/EAB Flathead Rebuilder Northeast?

Another Barner, near Albany,NY. http://www.godevilgarage.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,755
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: USA mfg screws

Trim screws for old cars usually a head size smaller than the actual screw size.
Not a hardware store item.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,136
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 36 Ford drag link orientation question

Look at the various drawings on VanPelts site to determine what engine you might have. http://www.vanpeltsales.com/FH_web/flathead_drawings_engines.htm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Disc trimer /cutter

Unless you have many to do, I use an old pair (Chinese made) of aviation snips and do it by eye. The uneven edge actually helps for some reason.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Purpose/location, E brake Bush 11A-2091

It looks like the part # in this drawing. Hard to see. A grommet.
http://www.vanpeltsales.com/FH_web/FH_images/FH_brakes-pics/Flathead_Brakes_46-48system.jpg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 40 Ford rear hubs

If it's the hub, you can buy new re-pops. https://www.speedwaymotors.com/Speedway-1940-Design-Early-Ford-Banjo-Rear-Axle-Wheel-Hub-5-on-5-5-BP,8333.html
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