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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By A bones
Re: The next Idderation of the Int

Thanks for the view. Bring more anytime.

I've ridden up down, snd back and forth your state. Its special, and so are you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,370
Posted By A bones
Re: This AWFUL Bug...Explained!

Google CDC.gov or WHO.org
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By A bones
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,254
Posted By A bones
Re: Engine repaint

Hey jack99
I use start fluid for a quick clean up. However, respectfully, you need to know that some start fluids contain a cylinder lubricant. So when getting ready for paint I rely on a prep...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 793
Posted By A bones
Re: Drone fly through Classic Auto Mall

I love it! "Somebody stop me'"

My wife, who is more savvy with this tech stuff, showed me on You tube lower right, There is a cog shaped button that says settings. Click on that and chose...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 862
Posted By A bones
Re: Still vibrating but better

Just an insurance point, we're checking these set up angles, with the weight on the suspension.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,254
Posted By A bones
Re: Engine repaint

Jest so ya know. The big dragster guys all claimed black paint lowered the temp.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By A bones
Re: Radial tires on old rims

Radials are a good move to improve handling and ride. Be sure to keep pressures at 32 to 35 PSI. Added bonus, they will last many more miles than bias ply.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 736
Posted By A bones
Re: Welcome Home!

Sweet. The kind you only find once in a lifetime.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By A bones
Re: 1939 ford deluxe sedan Dry air cleaner

A tip from an old serviceman. If and when you go to clean out the housing, protect your hand with a rag or glove. The inner lip edges were not smooth finished. They work as good as knife.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By A bones
Re: 49 woodie tracking

Should be fine without spacers.
Though not a factor in your case, it's worth mentioning that the difference used on 'rail jobs' is for stability. The wider the front versus the rear axle width, the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By A bones
Re: Ryans help needed

Yikes? Hey, we all know you got crazy mad skills revitalizing mechanical parts. But ya know as ol' Ron said "Pobody's nerfect".
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By A bones
Re: 41 Flathead Help

Nothing wrong with a little prime of gas down the carb first.

However before pulling apart the fuel line, ( having the chance of gasoline splash in your work area ) do the spark check. First at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-29-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,238
Posted By A bones
Re: Spark plug washers which way?

Large side down. Both surfaces ( head and plug ) are machined. In the everyday common engine, impurities, oil and dirt collect in the plug well. Steps can be taken to clear the area, but most times...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By A bones
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,070
Posted By A bones
Re: new bottom radiator hose leaking

While not the correct look, the worm style made by Ideal would work. Problem is, like so many other products, all you can find is knock offs.

When you turn the worm tight enough to seal against...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,154
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) 02-17-2020, 01:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 648
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: 49
Views: 2,022
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: 2,001
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: 793
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: 148
Posted By A bones
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,350
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: 47
Views: 1,630
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: 3,490
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.
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