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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By T Scott
Re: head liners

I just put a headliner in my 34 four door, Cartouche from Macs. Nice fit, quality material, and not a wrinkle anywhere. Frankly, comparable to the Lebaron Bonney kit I put in my 31 coupe although I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By T Scott
Re: Window Channel

I used Jig-A-Loo for the same problem. It worked well. Don't get it on the paint.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By T Scott
Re: 32 windshield glass install

I did two 34 windshields with 1/16" glass setting tape. Slid the glass in the frame with pipe clamps with wood between the frame and the glass. Trim the excess with a razor knife.
C&G Ford parts and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2020, 12:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By T Scott
Re: Factory welding

I think those are resistance welds similar to the way band saw blades are joined but that's just a guess. I would think it would take a pile of amps to do the job since some of those welds are 12''...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2020, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By T Scott
Re: Happy Easter / All couped up

Is that the Clarksburg sugar mill? I thought that got turned into shops and condos.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By T Scott
Re: Maine Machine Shop to Replace wheel Bearing Races?

Glenn, Give the Boothbay Railway Museum a call. I believe they have a good sized lathe that they use for machining locomotive parts. Besides being railroad buffs they are also vintage car guys and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2020, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By T Scott
Re: brake drum repair

Lawrie,
I had J&G reline the rear drums on my 37 LaSalle and reline all the shoes with semi metallic composite. I sent them all my drums and all shoes were arced per drum. A very professional job at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By T Scott
Re: Radiator support rods question

Buy a set of Model A mild steel rods from Brattons, cut them in half and weld in a length of 5/16" rod to get the length you want. Clean the welds up in a lathe, paint them black and you're good to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By T Scott
Re: 1934 Ford Battery compartment floor cover

Woodart, Manteca, Ca Part No. WA912 $17.50
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,695
Posted By T Scott
Re: antifreeze?

Regarding shelf life, I'm not sure about the anti corrosion properties but I recently drained the antifreeze out of a boat engine that was winterized 20 years ago. It was clean, still bright green...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 929
Posted By T Scott
Re: 1932: Bixby Bridge, Big Sur, Ca

A great picture of a classic bridge. Across the road from the old Fords you can see where the old coast road goes off to the left. I haven't driven that road for a number of years but I assume it is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,019
Posted By T Scott
Re: scissors lifts

I had a similar shop with a wooden floor and the building built on wooden posts. I didn't dare do any welding with the wood floor and a lift was out of the question. So, I cut out the floor, joists...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,531
Posted By T Scott
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2019, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By T Scott
Re: 34 cdan

Elwood, I wouldn't think you would have to replace the whole fender well and that the lower 4" in most cases would do. Assuming that's the case you should be able to form the bottom segment from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By T Scott
Re: Brake Shoe & Lining

I would go for the semi metallic composite material. I don't think anyone offers shoes relined with this material as a standard product but JG Brake drum will reline your shoes with semi metallic and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,887
Posted By T Scott
Re: Brake drums. Parts is parts?

I bought front drums from Speedway for my 34 hydraulic conversion. They were both out of round and rubbed on the backing plate. I returned them for a full refund. No problem with Speedway. I think...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2019, 01:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,050
Posted By T Scott
Re: Right hand drive steering worm advice needed

These RHD issues can be confusing. I bought a RHD sector from MAC's and it was correct and was good quality. I also bought a drag link rebuild kit which included springs, cups and end screws. The end...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,109
Posted By T Scott
Re: labaron bonny/ SMS

David is right. SMS is mostly in the fabric business. I had a good experience with them. I wanted a period looking material for my Model A that was made from synthetic fiber and moth proof. They had...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By T Scott
Re: Need a source~~~~~!!

Made one out of teak, scavenged from a local boatyard. My 37 LaSalle liked it. Carb stays cool.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By T Scott
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By T Scott
34 headlight stands color

Correct color for 34 headlight stands. Black or body color?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,106
Posted By T Scott
Re: 1940 LaSalle Fuel Starved

I was told that with a leaky diaphragm, the laSalle pumps could dump fuel into the crank case. I'm not sure this is the case, but since the bottom half of the pump is a vacuum booster for windshield...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,156
Posted By T Scott
Re: 29 Model A Project-Speedster?

Go to secretsofspeed.com, Charlie Yapp's publication. A ton of information on speedsters and banger engine modifications.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,302
Posted By T Scott
Re: The old guys

With all you 80+ year old guys weighing in and me being only 79, I feel like a kid!
I went to Home Depot in my 31 A. When I came out of the store a couple of women were looking at it. I told them I...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-01-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,885
Posted By T Scott
Re: Chrome plating?

I have been using Show Quality Metal Finishing in SeaTac WA. I sent a 34 grill shell to New England Chrome Plating. I forgot to budget in a defibrillator to go with the price quote. So, being in the...
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