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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Flathead Engine Type?

WAGs do nothing but promote more confusion! DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1939 Ford Transmission #ís

Fact of the matter is that synchronized 1st gears are hard to find ANYWHERE for the early Ford transmissions. You didn't find synchro'd 1st gears until you get into the '60s. DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: lebaron-bonney-files-for bankrupcy

Hey Seth....Click the link below and read Post #18. DD


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=260609
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: lebaron-bonney-files-for bankrupcy

Ancient history, Frank! You been snoozin' again? DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,424
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Loss of Hot Rod Deluxe

This is the way it has happened for every mag title that went tits-up over the years for me. At best, they say that they'll send the remainder of your monthlies as a subscription to "Basket Weavers...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,277
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Colorado Flathead Rebuilder

MON DIEU! Get the Sheriff and the State's Attorney General involved. There are just too many a-holes getting away with this kind of crap. I'm really sorry to hear of your monetary predicament. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 627
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Drop Axle Installation

Joes Speed Shop advertises that they will do the proper bending of your arms for a nominal fee if you send your spindles with your axle to be dropped. DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 101,224
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Please post pictures of 1933-1934's here

We're talking FRAME HORNS, not "beep beep" horns. DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 627
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Drop Axle Installation

That's one place Henry didn't skimp...quality of materials. Henry was guilty of employing steels of exemplary quality throughout his cars. He just didn't skimp on steel quality. Have you ever seen...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 101,224
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Please post pictures of 1933-1934's here

This picture of an early '33 doesn't help? I had sent it to you with a link to a few more pics last week. DD

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,102
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Part For A 34 Ford Half Way Made Anyone like to Guess What It Is

Which reminds me of another "penny-pinching" Henry Ford practice. How many of y'all have ever wondered why you see no "Phillips-head" fasteners on these older Fords? I've been given to understand...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 627
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Drop Axle Installation

Seery is RIGHT! The axle does NOT move up in relation to the frame. Effectively, the tires and wheels are the only thing(s) that move UPWARD in relation to the rest of the car. Heard's '36...
Forum: The Test Forum 01-20-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 49,649
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

36 coupe


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=419554&d=1579552624
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 627
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Drop Axle Installation

Not NECESSARILY true! Many of the axle droppers are capable of "STRETCH-dropping" the axle ends, whereas the ends are stretched (elongated) to maintain the original width. Model A, '32 and '33-36...
Forum: The Test Forum 01-20-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Hello

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Forum: The Test Forum 01-20-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 49,649
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

REAR SHOCK MOUNTS


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=411962&d=1573145145
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: stromberg 97 metal fatigue?

That Charlie's funny, yeah? That Charlie is good, YEAH ! DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 627
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Drop Axle Installation

Lon...Once you have firmly and safely set the front of the vehicle on jack stands under the frame rails, you will need to remove the axle and wishbone assembly from under the vehicle. The front...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 418
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: How to make a copy of a post

I RIGHT CLICK for COPY or PASTE after hi-lighting. Gotta agree with 19FORDY's simplistic method. DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 764
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Problem with front axle made of a mixture of parts.

Yahoo...I had never seen those before. They look pretty damned substantial, and judging by the Mtn. Dew can in the background, look like something approaching a 2" drop. DD

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 403
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Stroke on Master Cylinders

Yes! With the stock, single M/C you obviously only had ONE, single bore size, right? DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 40 coupe

I'm sure you can get a 7.50 X 16" tire in there on a stock Ford 16" X 4-1/2" wide wheel....at the least! DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,117
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: ID numbers on a flathead block ?

Here are two examples of the results of a bellhousing breaking while mounted on an engine stand like JSeery mentioned above. Not Good! DD

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 418
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: How to make a copy of a post

Well, that is kind'a cool, but then what do you do with it? The only advantage I see over "hi-lite, copy, paste" is that you capture the originator and timeline info. DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,102
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Part For A 34 Ford Half Way Made Anyone like to Guess What It Is

Hey Lawrie...Something like these. They're about one of the dumbest fasteners ever invented. I know that GM (and possibly others) used them in some really dumb spots in the '50s. Almost impossible...
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