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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Magneto Condenser

Carpenter is a great company and we are a dealer for them and refuse to stock their coils. But... their 37-41, and 42-48 for that matter coils will fail.. It's not a matter of if, but rather when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 727
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: 12 Volt Bosch blue coil PN-00012

I've been using the black 00012 same coil just oil filled instead of epoxy..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: KR Wilson spring spreader continued, sort of

I just replaced Speedway type shackles on a 37 this week using a KRW spreader (same principle) It shouldn't be but about a hour job if that. I use a air hammer going from one stud to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2021, 11:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,114
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: 1950 8ba recommended oil

Kendal or valvoline vr1 20/50 for me all day.. has zinc in it.... or Brad penn
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: 32 3 window window channel, sticky

Steele sells Vintique at a much higher mark up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: 1936 Headlight Lens Retainer clips

We likely have them NOS, however we are away until July 5th. The vintique clips I have used on 35’s and 35-39 pickups with no issues. You do have to bend them outward a bit but I just installed some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: V8 Times Article on Bad Brake Shoes

I disagree with the article as the NEW shoes to tab is too long causing the issues rockfla mentioned. Some vendors I know are shortening the tabs before shipping. That may have been the issue with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: 35' p/u gas tank

Keep in mind if you are using a original 35 hydrostatic gauge you have to use a 35 tank which is getting hard to find. If you are using a electric gauge you’ll have to use a 36-37 tank, which are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Fuel Pump rebuilder

Terrill machine in TX hands down
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: 1932 V/8 Upper Hoses

Jeff, I think you can use 42-48 upper hoses and cut off the lesser angled portion on one end and remove the metal strap.. I "think" this will work and would be cool to leave the Ford script for that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2021, 12:56 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,533
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Auction of Gene Hetland's mostly '32 parts

The auction prices on the cars confused me... a 4 door sold for the same amount as a roadster pickup (60k), and a 2 door sedan brought darn close to a 3w coupe.. a neat collection of cars that in my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,323
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Ignition class discussion on the flatspot

The Flat-Spot is free on Facebook. I personally do not pay the $50.00 as it is not a organization but rather a one person collects the money type of deal. It is a great Facebook discussion ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,437
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Transmission bearings

Berliss is the brand that Most US parts vendors have been suppling and having issues with.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,976
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Tom Trautwein

You make a valid point, especially when money has been sent
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Model A 3.25 vs 3.54 Gear

Thanks! So you'd prefer a 3.25 over a 3.54 in my situation?

Guests you are refering to did stop in briefly yesterday.. I don't have near the opoeration in which you do LOL
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By 35fordtn
Model A 3.25 vs 3.54 Gear

I know what I prefer on a V-8 but I am curious on a Model A. I am building a inserted A motor for my Victoria (.125" over and a stipes 340 cam). We stock and sell both the 3.25 and 3.54...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,976
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Tom Trautwein

Walter was one of the finest people I have ever dealt with.. I have never dealt with his son..

Sounds like a typical small business issue, employees are hard to find and every second spent on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,948
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Do you think there will be another V-8 National meet?

That's too bad you feel that way Tom. I personally will / would attend whether it is in Auburn, Dearborn, or anywhere. I don't go to meets for the location but rather the meet itself. Naturally...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,482
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Speaking of Lincoln flatheads.......

That is VERY impressive.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,024
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: 3.54 vs 3.25

I have the 3.25 and the 15/29 transmission gears in my 36 and so far I LOVE it..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,703
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: '35 backing plate bolts

If you'd want to sell the tool as a sample, I'd be willing to have it scanned and make a couple hundred with the local laser cutter guy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,980
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Joes antique auto parts

If I wasn't a vendor myself, I can assure Joe's would be my go to guy. He will go to the end of the world for a customer, we talk nearly daily and he really puts the customer as #1 priority as well...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 928
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: 8ba valve train help needed

The chevy valves will work fine. You will need to grind them a lot. I installed a set two days ago. I don't Use adjustable lifters so in many instances recently using reground cams I have to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Goodyear tire logo colors

Thanks, this is one shot. A quick google search confirmed the colors I guess
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Goodyear tire logo colors and orientation

Thanks guys I found last night late via google as well.
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