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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:28 PM
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Posted By 40cpe
Re: Access to sent PMs

When you open the private message, there is a red band at the top says something like "private messages: inbox: there is a down arrow after "inbox". Click on it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By 40cpe
Re: How Close to (Over)Square In V-8 Bore/Stroke?

Square/oversquare relates to the ratio of piston size to stroke. It would take a very short stroke crankshaft to achieve either in a flathead Ford V8.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 915
Posted By 40cpe
Re: Gosfast Gary from NY?

His profile shows that he was last on the 'Barn on 1/1/21
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By 40cpe
Re: 3 spd OD 12v solenoid

5th Avenue Garage.
https://www.fifthaveinternetgarage.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,791
Views: 669,666
Posted By 40cpe
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

Good to hear from you , Vic. Are you still in touch with Mike, Steve, and the others?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By 40cpe
Re: Help decipher GM distributor vacuum canister numbers

Here is some info on vacuum advance units for GM distributors I found a good while ago. Scroll down past the first few pages to the column listings. The document gives starting and max advance for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,671
Posted By 40cpe
Re: Did I finally find a GEM?

I love to see a laser-straight shoebox!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,296
Posted By 40cpe
Re: 5/16-24 wing nuts...

The pictured wing nut is a "type D style 1" according to what Google finds. I didn't find any fine thread wing nuts like that. If the original style is important to 39portlander he might have to get...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By 40cpe
Re: Happy new year from mississippi

Well said Marcus! Happy New year.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,997
Posted By 40cpe
Re: A mouse repellent that works

Hey Lawson, I had to look that one up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,997
Posted By 40cpe
Re: A mouse repellent that works

They bring their own food to my shop. I find stashes of acorns everywhere. And I keep Tomcat pellets out, too.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By 40cpe
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By 40cpe
Re: What is the correct condenser rating?

For a dunce like me, which end of the range is "high" and which end is "low"? Is it like gearing where the high number is low geared?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 857
Posted By 40cpe
Re: Convex mirror

This is a picture of the glued-on Hagan convex glass on my mirror. An aside: I have no financial interest in this company. Just satisfied with this product.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 857
Posted By 40cpe
Re: Convex mirror

Try this link. They have various size convex mirrors that might be exactly the size of your mirror and can silicone it on. I put one on the right side of my '55 and it works great. They also have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,368
Posted By 40cpe
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,376
Posted By 40cpe
Re: BorgWarner Overdrive Questions

google "gl-5 yellow metal safe oil". There is lots of information. If your container doesn't say it's yellow metal safe I would not use it OR I would contact the manufacturer. It seems that some/most...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,867
Posted By 40cpe
Re: Walker Radiator

Thanks Ken.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,867
Posted By 40cpe
Re: Walker Radiator

December 11th? There is nothing on Google that I can find about it. Seems a little abrupt.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By 40cpe
Re: Stevens and Co NY Forc-out press

Look in that box for the part of the press that receives the old bushing pushed out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,376
Posted By 40cpe
Re: BorgWarner Overdrive Questions

Page 6, Section Number 13, of the Borg Warner Overdrive Manual tells how to pull the OD handle out while moving.
http://www.oldwillysforum.com/forum/TechData/BWOverdriveManual.pdf
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,376
Posted By 40cpe
Re: BorgWarner Overdrive Questions

I have owned lots of overdrives. You can shift the transmission with overdrive engaged just fine.

You can pull the handle out while driving. You need to be in direct drive and be accelerating when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,017
Posted By 40cpe
Re: Pearl Harbor

I agree with you Marcus. I cancelled the CL months ago only keeping digital access to check on deaths of friends and acquaintances. But, BUT, I checked Foxnews.com a little while ago and saw nothing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By 40cpe
Re: Selling a car

I bought a car from a non-title state and registered (titled) it in Mississippi. DMV said I needed a notorized bill of sale and two previous years' registration from seller. Transaction went smoothly.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,576
Posted By 40cpe
Re: Can someone go to downtown Chicago to verify a VIN for me?

What kind of engine? It doesn't look SBC. Raised manifold, valve cover bolts, etc.
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