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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By Reconnoiter
Re: 34 wire harness

So I guess your a psychologist and a mindreader as well....maybe you should do some self examining. I was just giving my experience with the subject, did not need the attitude. I will make sure to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By Reconnoiter
Re: 34 wire harness

Yeah...thanks for the lesson...anyway, i also felt why attach to the fuel tank if no need to, it fits fine along the crossmember. Whatever floats your boat...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By Reconnoiter
Re: 34 wire harness

Not original I guess, but I clipped mine along the rear edge of the crossmember. I just didn’t feel good about attaching electrical wiring to a fuel tank....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By Reconnoiter
Re: 1934 Gas Tank Capacity

The Drake tanks are 11 gallons, and to use the original hydrostatic sending unit, you need to use an adapter ring, also provided by Drake. This adapter raises the sending unit slightly, thus...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,896
Posted By Reconnoiter
Re: Blemished wide white tire

I just let the sun do its work heating them up, but i have been able to use it effectively with no heat to remove spot stains as needed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,896
Posted By Reconnoiter
Re: Blemished wide white tire

Recently found this stuff, “whitewall wax” I was skeptical at first, but the stuff actually works. It has worked on every whitewall stain I have thrown at it. Just apply to a clean white rag and rub...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By Reconnoiter
Re: 1934 Ford front bumper

I was curious and checked mine, I knew they had "C"s however my front also has these diamonds with a 1 inside them at four different locations. Maybe this is a supplying company identifier that was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By Reconnoiter
Re: 35 Vehicle ID

On the floorboard, center (have to remove front seat) of my ‘34 is the stamping code “CHI” indicating Chicago manufacture location. Is the location of the code the same on a 35?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By Reconnoiter
80 Years of New York City

Lots of early V8s and very well done....

https://youtu.be/Hh5PSp51UGA
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By Reconnoiter
Re: Leaking Radiator Cap

FWIW i had a similar problem with my ‘34, would puke coolant from the cap and overflow once I hit about 50 mph, no overheating. Installed 180 thermostats in my hoses and that brought it immediately...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,256
Posted By Reconnoiter
Re: 1933 1934 Ford Floorboard

Where can the metal insert shown in the far right pic 3rd row down be procured? I need them for my board, all else is correct, just need those two inserts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,051
Posted By Reconnoiter
Re: 34 at Speed

Thanks! Yes, it was fun and I learned a lot during the work on it. My first flathead V8 and I have to say Fordbarn was a big help with answers to questions, research and attaining parts as needed....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,051
Posted By Reconnoiter
Re: 34 at Speed

Actually was only 50mph....just seems faster from that vantage point...i swear...lol
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,051
Posted By Reconnoiter
Re: 34 at Speed

Thanks! Oh yeah, it stops great with the properly adjusted and rebuilt original mechanical brakes. Of course if they get real hot they do tend to fade bad...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,051
Posted By Reconnoiter
34 at Speed

Now that my '34 is pretty much done, I have been out playing with it.....enjoy the short vid here: https://flic.kr/p/28Ht8Dt
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By Reconnoiter
Re: 34 Headliner Question

Thanks guys, will get with LB tomorrow for more clarification.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By Reconnoiter
34 Headliner Question

Moving along on my new interior installation, I have a question concerning the headliner (my next step) In the LeBaron Bonney instructions it states the following:


"on 1934 models only, continue...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Reconnoiter
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Reconnoiter
'34 Front Wheel Alignment

Would the front wheel alignment toe-in spec for a 1934 4 Door Sedan be the same as a Model A?


1/16" plus or minus 1/32" ? Or is it some other spec (could not find any)


Ready to align my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Reconnoiter
Re: 34 Windshield Frame Inner Finish

Thanks David, appreciate the info!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Reconnoiter
34 Windshield Frame Inner Finish

I currently have my '34 4 dr Deluxe Sedan windshield frame out, someone previously used silicone to install the glass so I am re-doing it correctly.


Anyway, while I have it out, was the inner...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,690
Posted By Reconnoiter
Re: 1936 steering wheel repair

I used Marine-Tex for my 34 wheel restoration, had as many cracks as yours. Like a new wheel now, amazing stuff.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By Reconnoiter
Re: Fuel proof paint

I use KG Gun Kote -Satin Black 2401S

Baked on...Impervious to fuel, looks great, extremely durable.

Airbrush it on...
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,437
Posted By Reconnoiter
Re: easy front-end alignment

Less than $100 and you will always have the tool, works great, accurate, and i can use it on my 34 as well...
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,052
Posted By Reconnoiter
Re: Nickel plating

Plating pot metal is a pain. I have one of the Caswell nickel plating kits, and it needs to be flash copper plated first before nickel plating. It is very labor intensive when prepping pot metal...
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