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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By 1Tudoor
Re: basic question pulling a 34 rear

Thanks guys , Yes JM , if I do this , I was planning on clamping spring when down .
BTW , my first car was a 35 5 window , & working on a golf course after school that first drive when it became...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By 1Tudoor
Re: basic question pulling a 34 rear

Thank you Ted
I'm thinking your description relates to accessing the spring leaves ?
I'm only wanting to pull the transmission .


Bob
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By 1Tudoor
basic question pulling a 34 rear

I tried to retrieve this info but @ 79 , I may not have time to read all of the related searches .
To pull the rear in my 34 for trans access & I have read here some folks have done it w/o a spring...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,637
Posted By 1Tudoor
Re: Prone to wander

I agree w/ Kube , too little or no toe in alone can account for wandering .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By 1Tudoor
Re: 34 clamshell cover has 4 nuts & a thru bolt ?

I agree most logical would be upper left . As mentioned , some one must have rotated it unknowingly . Either way , to get a good ground there are many other more handy & cheaper places than inside...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By 1Tudoor
Re: 34 clamshell cover has 4 nuts & a thru bolt ?

Possibly some are top left --this one is bottom right as mentioned


Seems a ridiculous place to machine for & run a ground strap ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By 1Tudoor
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By 1Tudoor
34 clamshell cover has 4 nuts & a thru bolt ?

Looking at the u joint clamshell cover , there are the 4 fastening nuts and at about the 4 o'clock position a protruding bolt ? ( so total of 5 holes in the cover )
Can someone tell me what the bolt...
Forum: Early V8 12-09-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 213
Posted By 1Tudoor
34 Tudoor LH door jam header

Recenty bought from Howell's Sheet Metal a pair of new Jam headers for my 34 Tudoor but ended up only using the RH .
The LH (driver side) is for sale . I would trade for a pint of 34 Ford Vineyard...
Forum: Early V8 12-07-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 325
Posted By 1Tudoor
1/2 - 1/4 pt of Vineyard Green lacquer wanted

Would like to purchase a small amount of Vineyard Green lacquer paint for 34 Ford .
Thank you
Bob
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By 1Tudoor
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By 1Tudoor
34 radiator hose ID

Can any one offer the stock radiator hose ID ---or ---the water pump OD where the hose attaches , I think the hose ID is 1 3/4 but not positive.

Thank you

Bob
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,406
Posted By 1Tudoor
Re: derusting

Yes , muriatic acid used straight on is vicious ! For soaking parts I use approx a 10 /1 mixture w/ frequent checking & possibly some wire brushing . Be careful w/ thin material like auto window...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,406
Posted By 1Tudoor
Re: derusting

I've used muriatic acid & water where I could put the part in & let it soak .
Don't use it with aluminum as it will dissolve it . Works great if you have aluminum piston scuffs in a steel cylinder...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,436
Posted By 1Tudoor
Re: Stolen

Will pass this on to a car buddy in a club near 100 Mile House .
Hope u find it !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 999
Posted By 1Tudoor
Re: tube shocks for a 34 tudor

Thanks guys --great info !
Tubman---yes , I think not a walk in the park !
When younger , I tackled almost any auto related task , but now @ 78 , not so anxious to dig out the creeper .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By 1Tudoor
upholstery question

The stock 34 tudor I recently purchased was re-upholstered before I purchased it with a light tan almost corduroy (sp) material and there are a few small pcs that are missing like between the door...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 999
Posted By 1Tudoor
Re: tube shocks for a 34 tudor

Are these the perch bolts I will need ?
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Front-Spring-Perch-Super-Bell-28-34-Ford-Street-Rod-1042-Plain-/322376828039?hash=item4b0f280487:m:mbgUq2bN63jUMhoAsbZb17Q&vxp=mtr
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 999
Posted By 1Tudoor
Re: tube shocks for a 34 tudor

Thanks Steve , The P & J kits look exactly like the vintage but slightly less expensive .
I am curious how the lower ends fasten ? Must slide over the existing posts but what secures them from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 999
Posted By 1Tudoor
tube shocks for a 34 tudor

I looked in the past posts on tube shocks for info on these but did not see them ,so, if anyone has any comments on these I would appreciate it .
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,884
Posted By 1Tudoor
Re: I need a V8 in my life

https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/mercury/eight/1980709.html

Looks decent for the price
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By 1Tudoor
Re: Cool Carb Heat Shield Experience?

I try to keep non alcohol fuel in my older cars which is available locally and whether it eliminates vapor locks I'm not sure but I haven't had that problem .

all orig 34 tudor
31 Ford cp chop &...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By 1Tudoor
Re: 34 Tudor upper trim piece ?

Hey , Thanks johnboy !

Your 34 has begun its rebirth , wow what an undertaking . I know lots of folks do this and I feel very lucky to have found mine on Hemmings for I think a decent price . I'm...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By 1Tudoor
34 Tudor upper trim piece ?

The 34 Tudor I recently purchased is quite complete except for what I believe should be some type of trim pieces in the top of the door openings .
Just as there are the aluminum trim pieces at the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,875
Posted By 1Tudoor
Re: Serious question

Another simple indication for an actual loss of oil pressure is the engine will become noisy--clattering where there was non previously .
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