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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 634
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1932 Wiring - Original??

Sorry......, I know little to nothing about ‘32 wiring.....,but I do know the expression on that little guys face behind the wheel is.....absolutely, 100% friggin’ priceless!!!!!.....you got a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By flatford8
Re: '37 Touring bus

Great story!!….. but wouldn’t the motor be an 85 HP 221?….. Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,733
Posted By flatford8
Re: A bomb hoist for the rear bumper

Your hoist will save the ‘ol back for a few more years!.....looks good Gary !!......leaves are starting to change in New England......hope you and the family are well !!!........Mark, from way over...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By flatford8
Re: How many characters in '50 ford vin

These are from the 49-50-51 Ford book.........Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By flatford8
Re: Charlie in New York Computer & Phone is down

Charley does ignitions,carbs, transmissions and is a man I hope to sit down and have a cold beverage with someday. But, that goes for a lot of people on here…
…. Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By flatford8
Re: Charlie in New York Computer & Phone is down

Is it a blown Power Valve…..maybe a dirty needle and seat???…….Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By flatford8
Re: Vacuum Gauge Question

Thanks guys!! These aren’t special, just stuff I’ve collected and I’m trying lighten the load…… Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By flatford8
Vacuum Gauge Question

I was digging thru boxes of stuff I’ve collected and found two vacuum gauges, but neither one is zeroed out. If they don’t start at zero they’re junk, right?......
Thanks, Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,829
Posted By flatford8
Re: Yes,there IS such a critter as a factory FOM flat 6 Ford!

Nice!…. The choice between a Vicky and a Coupe…..your fortunate!…..I drive a ‘50 Fordor almost daily from April till the first sign of snow and I’m still working on a ‘51 Tudor. I think Shoeboxes are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,829
Posted By flatford8
Re: Yes,there IS such a critter as a factory FOM flat 6 Ford!

Wow!…..sorry this thread took such a bad turn….I like learning about the oddities of Ford Land…..
Lazarus: We PM’d back and forth quite awhile ago….I’d like to see picks of the Vicky….take care and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2021, 03:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,829
Posted By flatford8
Re: Yes,there IS such a critter as a factory FOM flat 6 Ford!

The part I didn’t get was “FOM”.......so it’s Ford-O-Matic ......right? ......good luck with your project!!...........Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 32,014
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

“Stay tuned I may drag all of you through a very messy, non typical, old school, farmer approched, rigged, old engine refurb! ”
Uncle Jack is watching.......with a BIG smile........Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2021, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By flatford8
Re: ID a 50's flathead

Mac Vanpelts website. “vanpeltsales.com”. Click on Engine ID in the blue tool bar at the top of the page. Tons of free info on this site.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By flatford8
Re: 53 radiator up-to-snuff?

If your running an auto trans, you’ll probably have to mount a trans cooler …… Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,764
Posted By flatford8
Re: Flat head horde

Ya $200 each is a lot when buying more than one. If nobody buys them I don’t think he’ll get close to that for scrap weight.....to bad, everybody needs a few to play with!....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,764
Posted By flatford8
Re: Flat head horde

I agree with KiWinUS. Buy them all. Taking them apart is like Christmas morning....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,422
Posted By flatford8
Re: USPS strikes again destruction of packages

I haul bulk mail as a part time job. The increase in the amount of packages being shipped is crazy. But, they charge a fee for each one, each one should get delivered intact and reasonably on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,446
Posted By flatford8
Re: One that came home today :)

Congrats!.....beautiful car!......cars of the 30’s-40’s-50’s.....were such a work of art....Mark
PS I type to slow....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,819
Posted By flatford8
Re: Forum Software Change and more

Okay….. now you’re just showing off !!!….. LOL….. how are things in TEXAS Dick ??….. Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2021, 05:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,160
Posted By flatford8
Re: the unexspect benefit of owning an old car

Great story !!…… thanks for sharing it…..we often hear stories from people when we’re riding in the ‘50…..folks always have an interesting story to share!…..Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By flatford8
Re: Ford flathead roadster at Speedweek fastest run ever

Great job by the whole family!!!.......Ron Jr. made a heck of a run!!!.......that apple didn’t fall far from the tree.........Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 928
Posted By flatford8
Re: 49 F1 shift pattern

Posts #8 & #13 contradict each other. I own four of these but none operable. I know #13 was correct on a xxxxx I had years ago....... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Posted By flatford8
Re: At last! The long awaited first drive! Mart's 32 Ford Sedan hits the UK roads!

Great job Mart!!....thanks for the ride !!......next time can we stop for a beer ???........or ice cream !?!?.......the car looks GREAT going down the road!!.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By flatford8
Re: Ford Flathead Ford V-8 powered roadster 200 MPH at Speedweek

I should have watched the video before commenting.......that was just plain awesome!!
Runs good don’t she bub !!.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By flatford8
Re: Ford Flathead Ford V-8 powered roadster 200 MPH at Speedweek

Congrats to the team!!!!.......Henry would be saying....”Wholly sh!t !!!”.......Mark
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