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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,066
Posted By A bones
Re: I guess its time ???

Just be sure to keep moving. Not having to 'report for duty' is a great kick. Becoming sedentary is a curse.

Go have as much fun as you can!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By A bones
Re: Why do I have to log in

Happened to me. They would not recognize my password.

I went to HAMB or Jalopy Journal. any page with the red ribbon near the top. At the right edge of that ribbon I clicked " About Us " then...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,323
Posted By A bones
Re: New member, new project

Thanks for letting us in on your fun. I can see from the pics that you are an accomplished enthusiast.

I am obligated to mention since you have fuel troubles, check your extinguishers. That pic...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,707
Posted By A bones
Re: Wrecked 34 phaeton

Sorry I'm late. Been busy. My eye says tree, off the left side or the road. Too very FAST.:(:(:(
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By A bones
Re: Question re stuck rings on a removed piston.

Ultrasonic, I haven't a clue as to where or how. If it were my project considering what the gunk is composed of and the manner of buildup ( hours upon hours upon hours of pressurized baking ) the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By A bones
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,205
Posted By A bones
Re: 39 coupe

Whenever I have a symptom such as your's one of the first things I like to do is throw a jumper wire from battery to coil, to remove doubts of faulty switch. Best of Luck
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 948
Posted By A bones
Re: Installing replacement pistons

Excellent point, when I saw the mention of terry cloth, I pictured debris lint left behind. Years back, a trans specialist cautioned me about rags leaving lint behind.

Since then I have used Scott...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,077
Posted By A bones
Re: Loss of Hot Rod Deluxe

Yeah oh well about two weeks ago I got the first issue of my new 2 yr subscription.

Haven't opened it yet.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,122
Posted By A bones
Re: Anyone with experiences working with Gocat speed shop?

If Bernie Madoff went to jail, why not him?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By A bones
Re: Turbo encabulator(might not be a ford product)

Thanks GB, I saw this a few years back. After sharing it with a few friends, I lost track of it. Lately, however, I could not find it. Kool. (probably a former compooter) Great to have again!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By A bones
Re: "New" Bling for Spring-Thanks fordv8j

Well you certainly deserve them, with all the crud you deal with!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By A bones
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,318
Posted By A bones
Re: Muffler review

There is my vote.;);) Those old Spyders really sounded great. I put a set on a van.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By A bones
Re: 48 Door Handle Sag

Thanks for the replay. Its good to have such things work nicely well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 947
Posted By A bones
Re: Fire !!

Whoa. Thanks for the reminders, we can't say too much about safety.
It takes bravery admit a mistake. Good going, glad are okay, and talking about it. I hate, hate, hate fire.

"Safety is no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,377
Posted By A bones
Re: coker tires out of round

I also have jack stands for parking my cars.
The issue of aged tires is not a debate. Just ridiculous to let your pride and joy suffer from lack of good tires.

If you can get ahold of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 652
Posted By A bones
Re: Leaf Spring Prep...

Used to work in a shop that had a medium sized chisel, on one flank there was zerk fitting. In the center of the leading edge, was 1/16" hole.
Did not catch the manufacturer's name.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,147
Posted By A bones
Re: Buying a car out of Canada

Goog solid advice, from a pro. Thanks truly vintage.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 833
Posted By A bones
Re: 1939 Ford Deluxe Roadster

Good info. Thank you. Ir appears that rear passengers were nicely accommodated.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,356
Posted By A bones
Re: What gloves are best for working on car

Tried them all for the first 10-20 minutes. Drop them off when I need to give it the go. Then Dawn liquid when done.

Back in the day it was Goop or Pax Lan-O-Salve. Old winter gloves for Hot...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By A bones
Re: slack safety

Thanks for the tip. So close, yet too far away.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 925
Posted By A bones
Re: Oil change process

Old timers way back when would get hold of a customer's gummed up, neglected smoker. Drain the oil fill it with kero let it sit idling until the smoke quit (the rings now were free ) drain and fill...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By A bones
Re: Somewhat pumped up !

As always you do nice work. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 925
Posted By A bones
Re: Oil change process

What he said. When you consider what it protects, oil is cheap.
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