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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Finally got it home

Looks like a fun project, congrats, btw I miss my 8N, sold it a couple of years ago now I keep finding projects I could use it for.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Uploading pictures

Ken here’s the one I use on my IPad, I use the free version, I usually crop the picture and it uploads fine. I did a screen print of the app, cropped it and uploaded it below.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 811
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

A little Starting fluid down the carb should fire if it has spark. Do you have a timing light or spark tester to make sure you have a good healthy spark.
My Dad was always telling me you needed 3...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,709
Posted By corvette8n
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

Six years younger than my ‘41 coupe, seems like our cars are getting to be in better shape than us:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 6 volt battery, who has the best?

There are only a handful of battery manufacturers left in the USA, the last 6v I bought was from Tractor Supply, not sure who made the battery. For my wife’s Camry I bought an Optima we’ll see how...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Uploading pictures

If your using windows download Photoscape
It lets you save pictures in lower resolution.
If you are using an iPad just crop them in Photoeditor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By corvette8n
Re: tire question for "37 ford fordor

Here’s a chart from Speedway that may help.

I went with 15in radials on my ‘41 (and new rims) this lowered the car about an...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By corvette8n
Re: No door key

Get in touch with 32Phil on this forum, he was able to make me some keys from codes on my door lock cylinder.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Here's a Flathead water pump. Let's rebuild it. Sunday tech quickie

Mart: where’s the best place to get the rebuild kits?, I’m sure there are a lot of non-USA kits available.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By corvette8n
High hp flathead build posted 20 hrs ago

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,203
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Newbie but am I in the right place

Welcome to the Barn, congratulations on your purchase.
This book may help https://shop.efv8.org/collections/ford-books/products/1941-1948-ford-book-softbound

Post pictures when you get the car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Mart's update: 2021 No8. 32 Sedan Project Pt. 28. Early Ford 3 speed trans build!

Mart great video, do you have the measurements for your tranny stand, I’d like to try welding something up, I don’t have a spare transmission to use to mock it up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,360
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Engine removal '38 deluxe

Love the picture documentation, keep it coming. Reminds me of my first flathead a ‘50 sedan, when I drained the oil I found pieces of rings in the drain pan, surprisingly the cylinder walls were ok.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 859
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Gas rationing A decals

I thought I got mine from Bob Drake’s but I couldn’t find it online.
Here’s and article about them https://www.mafca.com/downloads/Gas%20Ration%20Stickers.pdf

Since you are going to put it on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Reds headers & Brockman exhaust

My ‘41 has a Reds setup with porter mufflers (made in China) round chrome pipes stick out about 2 inches past rear bumper, not loud at all, nice flathead burble at idle.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Ford Fence

Now you’ve got to make 3 more sections to put around you vehicle at car shows.:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 955
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Failing health

Sorry to hear about your illness, keep fighting it. About 20 yrs ago I was diagnosed with atypical Meniere's Disease(my neurologist said the only way to prove it was an autopsy and he said most...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,286
Posted By corvette8n
Re: A little eye surgery

Take it easy, and here’s to healing up quickly.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Fordor project video

Mike I’m subscribed to your channel been watching for a while, great job, can’t wait to see you drive it out of the garage.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By corvette8n
Brazilian flathead with clear heads

Flathead running with clear heads go to about the 10 minute mark
It’s in Portuguese so I assume Brazil, nice clean shop though.


Looks like their in São Paulo,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 6.00x16 Tire Usage

My ‘41 Super Deluxe has the original Ford script spare and it’s 6.00 16.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,649
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Home made tool that works really well.

Great idea, I think I have an angle iron bed frame laying around somewhere.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 318
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Need help with serial numbers

Welcome to the barn, nice looking projects, if you plan on getting them running keep the pictures coming, also post what part of the country your in, it will help with future questions.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Nice day to drive my 32 in the snow?

Before I had my license I used to drive around my ‘50 two door sedan in the backyard, had chains on the back tires, the thing was like a tank with those chains.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,541
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Harbor Freight changes

Here’s a coupon that doesn’t expire, I have it on my phone and they scan it from there, just used it about 2 months ago on a flex head ratchet.
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