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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,225
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: Bruce Lancaster's Memorial Service

I was there too, amazing how we all knew Bruce through old Fords but in reality that was only a very small part of his life, with the same generosity going in every single direction. Bruce sure was a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: 1936/1939 rear brake drum differences.

The differences will not affect the conversion to hydraulic brakes. Just a matter of switching the backing plates. The fronts are the ones that are different.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: Drum / hub retainer

This can some what easily be replicated with a few steel rings and short pieces of tubing. I wish I had photos handy to show examples. But if you can find the later design it should make sense. Just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,302
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: Bruce Lancaster

This is how Bruce explained his collection to me before I was there....

"Imagine your collection of stuff, but right after an earthquake and barbarian occupation!" - B.L.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: Leather seat care

Glad to hear it gave good results! I have a jug to try on my seat.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 870
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: Ol' Ron & JWL ideas on CHAMPION HEADS

Too wild cam? Sounds interesting!

Sorry not input on the heads.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: sedan delivery question

My '39 Delivery has a nailed on metal panel over the wood frame of the back door... the body is blue but that panel is black. The actual door skin and attached parts are body color though.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,773
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: Hershey experience

I was on a mission this year to "buy cool stuff". I had nothing on my NEED list... so I just went hunting for anything that caught my eye. I found TONS of really neat parts, paperwork, and various...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,254
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: 37 Delivery project, ugh

don't hesitate to contact me at zach(at)suhrsc.com or on here if you need any dimensions for the back of the body. I have a '39 that should be pretty much the same from the cowl back
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: Duals for 1935 Ford Coupe

i have an optima battery which i moved over to the side as far as possible... other then that i made my own with little trouble.... if layed on their side... the back 2/3 is dead flat, up over the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: 21 Stud block, stud location dimensions?

Lawrie and yoyodyne if either of you wouldn't mind sharing it would be much appreciated my email is Zach(at)suhrsc(dot)com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,446
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: maximan revs

I dont know about the actual spark... But I rebuilt the mechanicals in my stock '35(40) distributor with an 11A advance ... It doesnt start jumping points till around 8000rpm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,446
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: maximan revs

'35 Roadster 3.54 rearend - single 97carb LB 221" will do 90+mph ... so around 3800rpm? Run out of breathing it seems around there but not lacking in power....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,193
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: Hershey

There are always going to be people wanting ridiculous prices...I even take a few items that I really don't intend to sell unless I get top dollar... but they are rare and valuable... I bought WAY...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,748
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: paul bradley

:D:D:D I thought the same thing!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,586
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: Thinking about selling the '34 Phaeton

I know if i could afford it, I would be in line right now to buy.... I just LOVE original cars. and am thankful at the ones I have been fortunate enough to acquire myself so far(though not as nice as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: 1935 Roadster header bow

Thank you (both) very much!! that answers my questions. My car had a piece of foam glued in there and it was falling out... once I got the material and strapping off it appears like things had been...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By SUHRsc
1935 Roadster header bow

Can anyone post photos of the inside of the header bow on a 35 roadster? The position of the metal brackets and also the amount of gap between the wood and the windshield frame. Mine appears to have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: Steering box ID

Looks like 33-34 to me....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 896
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: Foot starter suddenly won’t work??

I just rebuilt the original foot starter for my 35..... it was pretty well corroded in there... i sanded and polished all surfaces before reassembling. wasn't a bad job to do.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,759
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: Mitchell and 3.54 gears

I have a stripped down Model-A roadster with a hopped up model-B engine... it has 3.54 rear gears and a home made overdrive in the torque tube... the problem with mine is that it also has Lincoln...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: 1935 Ford 5 Window Paint

Great looking car! Do you have any photos of it all together before you started? I have a 35 5w also but my old black paint isnt anywhere near as good. I always like to see others without whitewalls...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: 1936 ford

I did this for a friends 36 Tudor recently... took a lot more thinking then work... but in the end it fit and worked out well. I personally would stick with the older engines if I had the choice for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,675
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: My most recent acquisistion

Sorry, I meant are they lowered stock springs or some sort of aftermarket type?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,675
Posted By SUHRsc
Re: My most recent acquisistion

Beautiful car! '35 and '36 Roadsters have , in my opinion, the best body ford every made! I had a lot of flack from friends and family when I talked of putting blackwall tires on my '35. I am...
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