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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 347
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Engine swap

Back in '63 as a sophomore in hi-school, I purchased my first car....a '39 Deluxe Tudor that came to me with a blown-up 85 horse flathead. Not knowing a whole lot better, I came across a little...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 347
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Engine swap

I honestly can't remember! Someone will chime-in. DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 347
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Engine swap

Yep, they are the same bolt pattern. Here's a pic of the dainty little 60 horse trans. Note the different starter arrangement, and only four bolts holding shifter on. DD

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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Yesterday, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 750
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Offenhauser Chevy 265/283 To Ford Manual Transmission Adapter

This is the missing Chevy Powerglide adapter that the listed trans adapter bolts to. Utilizing this Chevy part for some adapters back in the '60s was fairly common practice. DD

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 347
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Engine swap

There were two "60" transmissions offered. The weenie one for the car had weenie gears. Apparently the COMMERCIAL (pick-up) 60 horse trans had the "robust" gears found in the "real" (85 horse)...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 347
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Engine swap

It's the same bolt pattern, but the starter situation has some goofy aspect to it that escapes me. Having an Uncle Joe moment, I guess! DD
Forum: The Test Forum Yesterday, 06:19 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 51,747
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

TPE 331


http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y17/msowsun/N9174ZRamp_jpg.jpg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:48 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,170
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Scam

Something has been altered concerning his posts since yesterday. Yesterday, he had 19 posts, 18 of which were ads in the FREE "Swap Meet" section peddling some of his own junk. In other words, one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1949 Ford 8n Tractor

I just GAVE my 8N to my best friend that's been hounding me for years wanting to restore it. I believe there are more parts and info available on the web for the "N" tractors than we have available...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 347
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Engine swap

You essentially have to remove the 60 H.P. motor mounts that attach over the 85 horse mounts on the front crossmember. The trans mounts are useable as is. Replace the wimpy radiator with an 85-type...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,377
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Now it's junk from Carpenter!

Bill....Even though you're not being swamped with orders, you can damned sure be proud to offer pieces that you know require no excuses. You've endeavored to offer serious parts for the truly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Website issues !

Yup, the girls all say that SIZE MATTERS! DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Strange brake drums

Douglas B-26 with a prototype Garrett TPE 331 engine glued onto the nose for flight testing. DD

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y17/msowsun/N9174ZRamp_jpg.jpg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Website issues !

Works good from here....not brokie! DD


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Strange brake drums

Where did your avatar go, Andy? Maybe you need a new one with a little different flair, for instance: DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,170
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Scam

This Robert guy has infamously and deservingly earned and perpetuated a "front row" seat on the list of the few noteworthy, conniving scammers that have festered in the annals of "old car world"...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 36 fordor project videos

Good videos, Mike! Damn you work fast, though. Did that later engine come out of the car, or is it one that you have destined to eventually go into the '36? Those front exhaust manifold bolts are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,377
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Now it's junk from Carpenter!

Look at that situation as an opportunity for a young, knowledgeable and good-lookin' rich guy like yourself to save the day for the rest of us! DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:15 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,170
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Scam

A half an hour working that hood top around an oxygen bottle puts that hood top in a "near ready for finishing" condition. For someone to make a determination that he doesn't like the hood so he'll...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,170
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Scam

You're a good guy, Ryan!!! I surely appreciate the way you run your ship, as I'm sure Chuck does too. DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,170
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Scam

I've always heard that there ARE two sides to every story...and then, there is THE TRUTH! If you DID NOT scam Chuck, then how did you end-up with his HOOD AND the MONEY?


It's obvious by looking...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,377
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Now it's junk from Carpenter!

It seems I'm sensing that SOME of you folks are beginning to realize that even though many of these suppliers have invested an arm and a leg to bring us peons reproduction parts, the fact still...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 684
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1933 inner fender question?

Is the welt possibly too thick across the cowl? DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 41,057
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1932 Ford Deluxe 3W, Murray Body # informal registry, how many are still around?

Good Lord, that's the way they were supposed to look in the late '50s and early '60s...heavy rake, wide white Atlas Bucrons on reversed Merc centers in Buick hoops, and is that an Olds Rocket? DD
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Anyone available to look at a car on Long Island?

I THINK it went just a little bit over his head! DD
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