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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 888
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: thirdgenauto ?

Bob,
We have had some issues with our email servers as of recent. The correct email address is support@thirdgenauto.com

Always feel free to call 844-327-5988 8am-3pm Mon-Thurs
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: American Classic Vs Excelsior radials

Bruce are you running 500 or 550 excelsiors?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By 35fordtn
American Classic Vs Excelsior radials

Guys I am about to buy two sets of tires for two of my"A"'s I am wondering if you guys prefer the American Classic radials or the Excelsiors? These are not show cars so ride quality is more...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,446
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: One that came home today :)

Mike, oh my that is a beautiful car!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,983
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

I got to meet Chris and his wife yesterday. What a fine gentleman he is!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Bye, bye, B-150

Incredible car for sure!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,490
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Valve seat cutters

I am hooked on Neway now.. As franks mentions I use a knurled guide as a pilot. I use a cutter with a 45 on one side and a 30 on the other
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Magneto Condenser

Carpenter is a great company and we are a dealer for them and refuse to stock their coils. But... their 37-41, and 42-48 for that matter coils will fail.. It's not a matter of if, but rather when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 985
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: 12 Volt Bosch blue coil PN-00012

I've been using the black 00012 same coil just oil filled instead of epoxy..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: KR Wilson spring spreader continued, sort of

Lawson,
I just replaced Speedway type shackles on a 37 this week using a KRW spreader (same principle) It shouldn't be but about a hour job if that. I use a air hammer going from one stud to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2021, 11:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,347
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: 1950 8ba recommended oil

Kendal or valvoline vr1 20/50 for me all day.. has zinc in it.... or Brad penn
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: 32 3 window window channel, sticky

Steele sells Vintique at a much higher mark up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: 1936 Headlight Lens Retainer clips

We likely have them NOS, however we are away until July 5th. The vintique clips I have used on 35’s and 35-39 pickups with no issues. You do have to bend them outward a bit but I just installed some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: V8 Times Article on Bad Brake Shoes

I disagree with the article as the NEW shoes to tab is too long causing the issues rockfla mentioned. Some vendors I know are shortening the tabs before shipping. That may have been the issue with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: 35' p/u gas tank

Keep in mind if you are using a original 35 hydrostatic gauge you have to use a 35 tank which is getting hard to find. If you are using a electric gauge you’ll have to use a 36-37 tank, which are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Fuel Pump rebuilder

Terrill machine in TX hands down
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: 1932 V/8 Upper Hoses

Jeff, I think you can use 42-48 upper hoses and cut off the lesser angled portion on one end and remove the metal strap.. I "think" this will work and would be cool to leave the Ford script for that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2021, 12:56 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,821
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Auction of Gene Hetland's mostly '32 parts

The auction prices on the cars confused me... a 4 door sold for the same amount as a roadster pickup (60k), and a 2 door sedan brought darn close to a 3w coupe.. a neat collection of cars that in my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,478
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Ignition class discussion on the flatspot

The Flat-Spot is free on Facebook. I personally do not pay the $50.00 as it is not a organization but rather a one person collects the money type of deal. It is a great Facebook discussion ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,199
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Transmission bearings

Berliss is the brand that Most US parts vendors have been suppling and having issues with.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,060
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Tom Trautwein

You make a valid point, especially when money has been sent
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Model A 3.25 vs 3.54 Gear

Brent,
Thanks! So you'd prefer a 3.25 over a 3.54 in my situation?

Guests you are refering to did stop in briefly yesterday.. I don't have near the opoeration in which you do LOL
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By 35fordtn
Model A 3.25 vs 3.54 Gear

Question,
I know what I prefer on a V-8 but I am curious on a Model A. I am building a inserted A motor for my Victoria (.125" over and a stipes 340 cam). We stock and sell both the 3.25 and 3.54...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,060
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Tom Trautwein

Walter was one of the finest people I have ever dealt with.. I have never dealt with his son..

Sounds like a typical small business issue, employees are hard to find and every second spent on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,145
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Do you think there will be another V-8 National meet?

That's too bad you feel that way Tom. I personally will / would attend whether it is in Auburn, Dearborn, or anywhere. I don't go to meets for the location but rather the meet itself. Naturally...
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