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Forum: Early V8 Today, 09:26 AM
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Posted By rockfla
Need back Issues of V8 Times

Looking for the following back issues of V8 Times....


Mar/Apr 1983
Jul/Aug 1968
Nov/Dec 1968
Jan/Feb 1967
Mar/Apr 1967
May/jun 1967
Jull/Aug 1967
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:00 AM
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Posted By rockfla
Any need

I "think" I have a customer who can bend me up some materials to make these seat brackets......35 Sedan Delivery.....not sure IF they were used other places BUT "IF" any barner's want a set let me...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By rockfla
Re: '33 tire cover outer band

Good find as always Sheldon!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2019, 01:40 PM
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Views: 843
Posted By rockfla
Re: Painting Over Water !!!!!!!!!!!

Here in FLA where the humidity is ALWAYS high, even in "winter" months we can see 70+ degree days with 50's% to 60's% humidity, what are your thoughts/opinions on leaving items in our pant room to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By rockfla
Re: Igniton gureu's...next step/questions

While waiting on dad to show up, after I re-installed the fuel pump and Carb, I went through all the battery cables and cleaned all ends, nuts, washers, and all contact points and put dielectric...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By rockfla
Re: Igniton gureu's...next step/questions

there was a post one here about a week ago showing how to modify modern condensers to work and look like originals, the were able to unsolder the mounting bracket and re intall it on a new condenser....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By rockfla
Re: Igniton gureu's...next step/questions

Bubba
I pulled the distributor off and the coil, cleaned them with a "fine" emery board then with contact cleaner. Did i miss something or a better way???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By rockfla
Re: Igniton gureu's...next step/questions

The condenser is the "screw end" type that screws to the brass tab of the housing. Maybe the old condenser is still 'Okay" as the "possibility" of the low battery THUS low voltage at start up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By rockfla
Re: Igniton gureu's...next step/questions

Well, that answers the question about the IH 200, I didn't transfer the mounting bracket so it wasn't grounded.......Still not sure even it I un-solder it and re-solder it to the IH200 how its gonna...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By rockfla
Igniton gureu's...next step/questions

Got the 39 Mercury in my shop and has been sitting for two years....It had Ethanol gas in it and run through it so I drained the tank and flushed it, rebuilt the carb and fuel pump. I pulled the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By rockfla
BIG truck guy's, were these legit period Accessories??

Saw this on Epay.....were these legit period after market accessories??? Pretty nifty if you ask me and a cool dress up for a truck.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By rockfla
Re: Winterleaf Brown

David
Once again, thank you for sharing. Your pictures of your cars/restorations are just fabulous!!! What beautiful work......and you Kube and a few others, have given me a goal and benchmark to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By rockfla
Re: Winterleaf Brown

I agree as long as there are NO whitewall tires involved!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By rockfla
Re: Early'32 Grill shell- chrome??? wall hanger

For the novice mind still learning, how do you diagnose an "early" radiator shell??? OR are you saying its a "early" radiator shell???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By rockfla
Re: FINALLY...First project in the "NEW" shop

Not sure that "anything" is hurricane "proof", I can say that it was built in the mid to late 70's with some Amish help.....it has stood through some pretty decent storms since then including a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By rockfla
Re: FINALLY...First project in the "NEW" shop

Bruce

Thanks for the compliment, your only seeing about 1/3 of my shop, its a 50 X60 and have a whole area of shelves and IF you noticed the single shelf about 6 or so feet that runs 3/4 of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By rockfla
Re: Oil pressure issues

Redoing the carb and fuel filter as the car has sat for most of 2 years so draining the old gas and cleaning and rebuilding the above.....at that point I will add a auxiliary oil pressure gauge at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By rockfla
Re: FINALLY...First project in the "NEW" shop

Thank you Trevor!!! AND yes the "UTE" is on my list!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By rockfla
Re: FINALLY...First project in the "NEW" shop

Thanks for the advice/reminder


I had a neighbor who put it in perspective a long time ago into "work units" & "joy units"......He always said "keep" the "joy units" on the "credit side" of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By rockfla
Oil pressure issues

I'LL give as much as I know at this time and our intentions. The ole' 39 Merc has some miles on her and when warmed up the oil pressure reads "0". 15 when you first crank it. I am planning on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By rockfla
Re: FINALLY...First project in the "NEW" shop

[QUOTE=Bored&Stroked;1817551]Great setup! You'll appreciate that car lift as much as anything else in that garage - beats the hell out of jack stands and creepers! LOL[/QUOTE.


that's an...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By rockfla
Re: FINALLY...First project in the "NEW" shop

Thank you very much, Mart
At first I thought it was a lot BUT as I have added all my equipment and lift it sure "seems" like its shrinking fast......adding vehicles in it also makes it shrink fast...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By rockfla
FINALLY...First project in the "NEW" shop

FINALLY, got my first project in my new shop (house). Glad to get the first of "many" V8's to the "Casa" to work on in the evenings and weekends.......been thinking and dreaming of this for over 20...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 958
Posted By rockfla
Re: Authorized Ford Rebuilder network

This subject would also make a great V8 Times article at some point.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1934 Ford Australian Roadsters

Do the earlier (ie 33 & 34) have the number "stamped" in the left top of the firewall like the 35 ute does???
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