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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By JR48
Side Anti Rattle bumper on a 34 Rumble lid

I understand that at the top of the channel that the rumble lid sits in there is a an anti side rattle bumper. Does anyone have a pic of this. None of the early part suppliers seem to have it...
Forum: Early V8 05-30-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By JR48
1934 Cabriolet Rear Window Frame

I need a 'correct' 34 Roadster/Cabriolet rear window frame. This is the 'letter slot' model that measures approx. 5 inches by 24 inches. I'm happy to pay the 'correct' price! This needed to complete...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By JR48
1934 Cabriolet Rear Window

I'm searching for a correct rear window frame unit for my 34 Cabriolet. Macs have a couple of larger, squarer ones but I'm looking for the correct 'letter-slot' that measures approx. 5 x 24 inches....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By JR48
Re: Flathead Ted Brakes

Ted's brake floaters are an essential update on early Ford rod actuated brakes. There is a great Youtube clip of a 34 sedan stopping in a cloud of burning tire smoke! They are a simple yet effective...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By JR48
16" Firestone Rims, adjustable spokes

Can anybody elucidate why these spokes are adjustable? Can regular tires fit on them? Do they require the extra rim?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,881
Posted By JR48
Re: 1933 coolant "water"

As someone who is about to install and first fill a reconditioned radiator in my 34 cabriolet am I to assume from the very informative article about the various different waters that my best bet is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By JR48
re Adjusting 34 Cabriolet Doors

A while back I took a scan of a page from a Ford Bulletin that I found on-line of a page of detailed instructions on the adjustment of 34 Cabriolet doors. Unfortunately and stupidly the scan I made...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By JR48
Installing radiator, grille and bonnet on a 1934 car

I'm just beginning to think about putting the radiator, grille and bonnet back onto my 34 cabriolet and am trying to find some recent posts that describe the correct order and subtleties of this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By JR48
Re: Adapting a LHD Columbia valve control to RHD

Thanks for your help Brian. I'm looking into casting a new body for the valve! I can make a wax blank to the shape I require with the correct mounts, get it cast and then machined. Should not be too...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By JR48
Re: Adapting a LHD Columbia valve control to RHD

Hello Brian, Where are you in NZ? I'm tearing my hair out trying to mount the LHD unit so I'm very interested in your solution. My email is jross@xtra.co.nz. I look forwad tom hearing from you....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,086
Posted By JR48
Re: LeBarron Bonney

About 18 months ago, maybe a little more, I ordered a complete upholstery kit and soft top for my 34 Cabriolet. As I live in New Zealand the shipment was first sent to LA where it was consolidated...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By JR48
Adapting a LHD Columbia valve control to RHD

I'm putting a Columbia 2-Speed under my 34 Cabriolet, and I have purchased all the parts from John Connolly. However, the control valve that sits in front of the clutch pedal is specifically LHD and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By JR48
34 Cabriolet window questions

I am up to assembling the window units in my 34 Cabriolet restoration and am seeking some guidance. I have all 4 interior guide rails, although the edge felts are very worn and I have 1 original...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By JR48
34 Ignition Key problem solved

After restoring the steering column of my 34 Cabriolet, all nicely painted with one of Flathead Ted's new 'original look' steering boxes on the end, I could not find my ignition key! Disaster, no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By JR48
Re: 1934 Cabriolet sun visor?

Thanks for that David, they are easy enough to fill.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By JR48
1934 Cabriolet sun visor?

I have a question about whether the 1934 Cabriolet had a sun visor or not, and if did was the material the same as for the sedan? I seem to have too many holes in the garnish molding that goes along...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By JR48
Did Ford manufacture 1934 'open' cars itself?

I ask this question as I was reading the 1935-1936 Ford Restoration manual and it states that in these years other body manufacturers ie: Briggs etc made them for Ford. Also I've often wondered what...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,500
Posted By JR48
Re: Bradley Floor Pans

I'm still waiting for my (pre-paid) order of floor pans - it must be at least 2 years now! I've tried calling, but it's a little tricky dealing with this long distance from New Zealand, however, I'd...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,608
Posted By JR48
Re: Question for those running a Columbia rear ..

I have dealt with Joe Longobardi and can recommend him as an honest and communicative guy. He was very helpful and I've put the reconditioned Columbia I purchased from him under my 34 cabriolet...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 19,416
Posted By JR48
Re: 1935-36 pickup restoration book

If everyone who expressed interest in this book, and I think it an important book, committed $50.00 - $100 for their pre-paid copy I'm sure that the authors could reach their publishing-cost target....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By JR48
re Adjusting 34 Cabriolet Doors

I downloaded from this forum a page from a Ford Service Bulletin that detailed adjusting 1934 Cabriolet Doors, thinking I'd go to my own copies of the Bulletins to read it in detail. But I can't find...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,519
Posted By JR48
Re: RHD Pitman arm

Thanks for that DavidG.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,519
Posted By JR48
Re: RHD Pitman arm

Thanks DavidG for that info. Do you know if the drag link also specific to left hand & right hand vehicles?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,519
Posted By JR48
Re: RHD Pitman arm

My 34 Roadster (RHD) has the Type 1 Pitman arm with the knob on the end, which I am pretty sure is correct for the year. As it happens I am looking for another one for my 34 (RHD) Cabriolet...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-24-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By JR48
34 Dash - What is the original wood grain pattern?

I've had a look at a number of posts re wood-graining on a 34 dash, but I'm still confused! Does anyone have a good, clear image of an original dash, or a dash they think is pretty close. My feeling...
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