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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,519
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Re: 1932 Ford Vicky

Now thats just nuts I feel the Vicky was a better deal. I did bid on the bronco :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,519
Posted By hop up
Re: 1932 Ford Vicky

Lanny thank you and love the broncos as I have a 1966 1/2 cab for the last 25 years
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,519
Posted By hop up
Re: 1932 Ford Vicky

@lanny you have good taste and the 2 I was looking at and the Vicky looks good but dont like the winters grill and would get rid of that asap.
The 1966 bronco looks cool and was wondering the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 745
Posted By hop up
Re: Headlights

Thank you Sir and great info in this thread
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
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Re: lifting off the body (Brent Terry)

@big hammer they make some with outriggers to lift heavier and larger equipment. They are pretty stable with a body 6 foot in the air but as you said dont want to be moving it around with out the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By hop up
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 745
Posted By hop up
Re: Headlights

@ford38v8 I respect your opinion but have to ask why ? Is it poor lighting , wiring issues with a 6v or 12v with the draw of amps or ?
I used halogen as a example and do have them in my 32 but with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,268
Posted By hop up
Re: Hydraulic Brake Blunder

I like the way your thinking about not doing damage by welding to the frame and preserving the old ford for the next caretaker. I made my own K-member so I can bolt it to the frame and center...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 745
Posted By hop up
Re: Headlights

When going back to the original headlight setup you’ll be using a reflector. The reflector can be drilled out for a modern Halogen bulb. They have the socket and pigtail in the Help carousel at your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 717
Posted By hop up
Re: another older

Happy Birthday Bob it’s awesome that your working on your 1934. Please share your secret to your great Vitality
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By hop up
Re: Spring Mounted engine mounts for Model A

Sheldon, I dont think a spring will work as I manufactured springs for 30 years . First it would have to be a conical spring that can support itself with a side load as well as the force of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By hop up
Re: lifting off the body (Brent Terry)

I personally like to use a portable cable lift such as a Velti as I have but sumner and other manufacturers making the same product. What I like about them you can do it yourself and is a cable...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,197
Posted By hop up
Re: Helpful Tips: Removing Perch Bolts From The Front Axle, Model A

I’m with Will N on lots of Kroil and a bit of heat before the Kroil. I then let it sit for a day or so,give it a tap once in awhile to let the Kroil do its thing. I then use a air hammer and protect...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,118
Posted By hop up
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 778
Posted By hop up
Re: 1939 Ford flathead 59AB help

Thank you everyone for the reply advice and measurements. I will talk to my buddy and let him know put the pan on . Do we have to plug the hole for the tube or leave it as is?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 481
Posted By hop up
Re: Restoration Guidelines - 32 Vicky Window/dash moldings

Yes highly recommended to any early ford owner and learn from the book consistently. Plus we use it for reference and identification on 1932 ford parts . Thank you DavidG for doing a outstanding...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,255
Posted By hop up
Re: Other Model A sites

[QUOTE=denis4x4;1919599]And donít forget that hot rodders sell parts to the purists for five cents on the dollar![/QUOTE

Dennis you are 100% correct and we strip all that restored stuff off and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By hop up
Re: Question about selling A parts

I had a dozen motors that were hot-tanked Maged and ready to use also had polished on size cranks that went with and new Babbitt . For years I couldn’t find a home and sad when we moved they went...
Forum: Early V8 08-13-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 778
Posted By hop up
Re: 1939 Ford flathead 59AB help

I dont have a tube or cap to measure but if someone can throw a caliper or micrometer on the tube or threads that would be awesome. I have a 59A in my roadster but it has the pan on and full of oil.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 778
Posted By hop up
Re: 1939 Ford flathead 59AB help

Thank you for the reply and could you please explain why Ford used the tube and why its not needed. This is going on a Blower flathead motor . I believe the tube was to lubricant the rope...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 778
Posted By hop up
Re: 1939 Ford flathead 59AB help

Marko39 yes it is a pipe tap and was going to machine a exact copy of the original ford one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 778
Posted By hop up
Re: 1939 Ford flathead 59AB help

Also if anyone has a extra I can buy or borrow so I can machine a few at the shop. Thank you
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,199
Posted By hop up
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 778
Posted By hop up
1939 Ford flathead 59AB help

Can anyone give me info on the main bearing oil tube. This is the small tube that is 5/16 or 3/8 OD and has a bend in it . My buddy called and his is missing on his motor and ready to put the pan on...
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