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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 997
Posted By A bones
Re: new bottom radiator hose leaking

While not the correct look, the worm style made by Ideal would work. Problem is, like so many other products, all you can find is knock offs.

When you turn the worm tight enough to seal against...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,450
Posted By A bones
Re: I guess its time ???

Just be sure to keep moving. Not having to 'report for duty' is a great kick. Becoming sedentary is a curse.

Go have as much fun as you can!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2020, 01:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By A bones
Re: Why do I have to log in

Happened to me. They would not recognize my password.

I went to HAMB or Jalopy Journal. any page with the red ribbon near the top. At the right edge of that ribbon I clicked " About Us " then...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,759
Posted By A bones
Re: New member, new project

Thanks for letting us in on your fun. I can see from the pics that you are an accomplished enthusiast.

I am obligated to mention since you have fuel troubles, check your extinguishers. That pic...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,761
Posted By A bones
Re: Wrecked 34 phaeton

Sorry I'm late. Been busy. My eye says tree, off the left side or the road. Too very FAST.:(:(:(
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 748
Posted By A bones
Re: Question re stuck rings on a removed piston.

Ultrasonic, I haven't a clue as to where or how. If it were my project considering what the gunk is composed of and the manner of buildup ( hours upon hours upon hours of pressurized baking ) the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By A bones
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By A bones
Re: 39 coupe

Whenever I have a symptom such as your's one of the first things I like to do is throw a jumper wire from battery to coil, to remove doubts of faulty switch. Best of Luck
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,281
Posted By A bones
Re: Installing replacement pistons

Excellent point, when I saw the mention of terry cloth, I pictured debris lint left behind. Years back, a trans specialist cautioned me about rags leaving lint behind.

Since then I have used Scott...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,176
Posted By A bones
Re: Loss of Hot Rod Deluxe

Yeah oh well about two weeks ago I got the first issue of my new 2 yr subscription.

Haven't opened it yet.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,243
Posted By A bones
Re: Anyone with experiences working with Gocat speed shop?

If Bernie Madoff went to jail, why not him?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By A bones
Re: Turbo encabulator(might not be a ford product)

Thanks GB, I saw this a few years back. After sharing it with a few friends, I lost track of it. Lately, however, I could not find it. Kool. (probably a former compooter) Great to have again!
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By A bones
Re: "New" Bling for Spring-Thanks fordv8j

Well you certainly deserve them, with all the crud you deal with!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By A bones
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,384
Posted By A bones
Re: Muffler review

There is my vote.;);) Those old Spyders really sounded great. I put a set on a van.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,459
Posted By A bones
Re: 48 Door Handle Sag

Thanks for the replay. Its good to have such things work nicely well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By A bones
Re: Fire !!

Whoa. Thanks for the reminders, we can't say too much about safety.
It takes bravery admit a mistake. Good going, glad are okay, and talking about it. I hate, hate, hate fire.

"Safety is no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,404
Posted By A bones
Re: coker tires out of round

I also have jack stands for parking my cars.
The issue of aged tires is not a debate. Just ridiculous to let your pride and joy suffer from lack of good tires.

If you can get ahold of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By A bones
Re: Leaf Spring Prep...

Used to work in a shop that had a medium sized chisel, on one flank there was zerk fitting. In the center of the leading edge, was 1/16" hole.
Did not catch the manufacturer's name.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,162
Posted By A bones
Re: Buying a car out of Canada

Goog solid advice, from a pro. Thanks truly vintage.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By A bones
Re: 1939 Ford Deluxe Roadster

Good info. Thank you. Ir appears that rear passengers were nicely accommodated.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,383
Posted By A bones
Re: What gloves are best for working on car

Tried them all for the first 10-20 minutes. Drop them off when I need to give it the go. Then Dawn liquid when done.

Back in the day it was Goop or Pax Lan-O-Salve. Old winter gloves for Hot...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By A bones
Re: slack safety

Thanks for the tip. So close, yet too far away.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 957
Posted By A bones
Re: Oil change process

Old timers way back when would get hold of a customer's gummed up, neglected smoker. Drain the oil fill it with kero let it sit idling until the smoke quit (the rings now were free ) drain and fill...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By A bones
Re: Somewhat pumped up !

As always you do nice work. Thanks for sharing.
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