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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By TJ
Re: Shocks are bottomed out

Oil filled shocks are pretty much a thing of the past. The EPA played a part due to the disposal of old oil shocks into the landfills. Actually nothing wrong with the gas filled.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By TJ
Re: 1937 ford running boards question.

Jeremy, deuce lover is correct.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By TJ
Re: Shocks are bottomed out

Stay with the CE brackets. Are you using reversed leaf eye front spring?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By TJ
Re: Best radiator for a Ford 302 in a 47 Tudor?

Take a look at US Radiator for medium priced radiator.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By TJ
Re: What years are these hydraulic backing plates???

It looks like the original cam bolts that adjust the bottom of the shoes are missing. Looks like they were replaced with regular bolts. The cam bolts have a tab that sticks out of the nut so you can...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By TJ
Re: No Emergency Brake

Years ago I bought the cables for a Vega which plugged right into the 8" backing plates. Went to the local "bone yard" and got all the connecting pieces off a wrecked Ford or Chevy and then used the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,391
Posted By TJ
Re: What'this overdrive 1934

With a 2.87 overdrive I would think you would need some really good brakes to get stopped in an emergency.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 752
Posted By TJ
Re: Best electric harness on the market??

I have used the harness from Sacramento Vintage Ford. Great quality and a good price. You might want to check to see if your state requires turn signals on your car. If so you need to get a harness...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By TJ
Re: Plastic Dash Inserts 1941 Merc

Some '41 Merc plastic was just listed on the V-8 Club website. Gary Wright is the seller and he's a longtime V-8 club member in California.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By TJ
Re: Any 42 to 48 Fords in my area-Yreka California

Tim, if you can determine that the gears are 3.54 there will be somebody coming to get them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By TJ
Re: Any 42 to 48 Fords in my area-Yreka California

Put an ad on Craigslist for Nor Cal and for the Medford area. Several V-8 guys in the Medford area.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By TJ
Re: 1934 pickup horn : Who repairs these Sparton hornss

Remove the cover and clean the inside with electrical contact spray cleaner. Sometimes it's just a matter of dirty contacts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 929
Posted By TJ
Re: New V8 Owner, 1936 Tudor Touring Deluxe

Welcome Jon. Always glad to see young people get into the hobby. I see you also posted on the Early Ford V-8 Club website. You'll find both sites will be a great help to you. Never be afraid to ask...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By TJ
Re: 1934 rear view mirror watch (I need Help)

Check around to see if you can find a couple of others for sale or check the sold column on e-Bay to see if any are listed and sold.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By TJ
Re: Hood release handle who wanted?

I have a used one, but it will definitely need to be rechromed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By TJ
Re: 46 wagon carpet

Auto Custom Carpets makes carpets for all kinds of cars and numerous years. You might contact them. I know they make carpets for the early 50's.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By TJ
Re: 46 wagon carpet

As I recall the woodie should have a rubber mat up front and not carpet.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By TJ
Re: Turn Signal Kit ?

The switch does not care if it's 6 or 12 volt. Most switches come with wiring diagrams. Buy a good switch. You can find the good ones on e-Bay for between $25-35. I would avoid the cheap ones....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,452
Posted By TJ
Re: Oversized Brake Drums

It depends if there was a fatality or major injuries. The police may do it in the case of a fatality or the insurance investigator may do it when there is a law suit.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By TJ
Re: 40 Ford Gas Tank

The sedan delivery had a little dinky tank. It was only about 10 gallons. Hate to argue with Ray Miller, but friend pulled an original tank out of his sedan delivery and it was very small. He could...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By TJ
Re: Gas tank '48 Ford wagon.

Woodie would be the same as the other passenger cars.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By TJ
Re: 40/41 pickup Hood and Grille

The actual grille is the same in the 40-41 pickup. It's the upper grille support(where the hood latch catches)and the upper hood latch itself that are specific to the late '41 pickup(introduction of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,234
Posted By TJ
Re: Paul Bradley Response

Sounds good to me.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,234
Posted By TJ
Re: Paul Bradley Response

Just for your info I'm the one that asked you to remove that remark from the Early Ford V-8 Club website. I felt it was an inappropriate comment for a family oriented website. They do get ladies and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,234
Posted By TJ
Re: Paul Bradley Response

Why not contact the National Woodie Club or some of the people who build the wood bodies. I suspect they may have some sources.
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