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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,368
Posted By flatford8
Re: OT 8BA to Jeep

There was an episode of “My Classic Car” a while ago and a young man put a Flathead in a first gen Bronco. I think he was in Canada......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 940
Posted By flatford8
Re: Conversation with a WWII Veteran

Well said!!.....I feel the same.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 349
Posted By flatford8
Re: 50 Car Steering Idler Arm?

Iíve read about this issue a few times. Definitely worth checking on these cars...Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 940
Posted By flatford8
Re: Conversation with a WWII Veteran

My dad served thru-out the war. He was in Africa and parts of Europe but he wouldn’t talk about it much.....at a young age I learned not to ask.... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By flatford8
Re: wiring harness choices

If you go to the link in post #11, you’ll see their dealer list. I was surprised at some of them, ...... thought they made their own.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 349
Posted By flatford8
Re: 50 Car Steering Idler Arm?

Tub....I bought the kit for my ‘51 Tudor because everything needed to be replaced anyway.....but I don’t have it on the road yet....my ‘50 Fordor is stock and I have no issues driving that at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 349
Posted By flatford8
Re: 50 Car Steering Idler Arm?

I believe that is a weak point. Check Shoebox-Central. They have replacement bushings and may be able to offer some advice....... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 560
Posted By flatford8
Re: What is the gross vehicle weight of 1941 Ford pickup

Yup....same here.. thatís how weíll be spending our free time for the next few months.... take care....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 560
Posted By flatford8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By flatford8
Re: Differences in 35 and 36 Ford Pick-up

I have a complete truck in ‘37 sheet metal....’38 car frame....motor/trans -rear end from a ‘37 car...’40 front end....patching the ‘37 cab with pieces from 35 & 36...this ain’t no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By flatford8
Re: Differences in 35 and 36 Ford Pick-up

Thanks!....I have parts and pieces of 35-37....hope to put a ‘37 together with what I have....I like 35-36 better but I ended up finding more 37 stuff so that’s what it’s gonna be...Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By flatford8
Re: Differences in 35 and 36 Ford Pick-up

Robert.....can you post the link to that site you found?....thanks,...Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By flatford8
Re: Differences in 35 and 36 Ford Pick-up

I think the doors are the same...... ‘35 has a sharp crease by the bottom of the windshield post .... not sure about fenders..... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By flatford8
Re: Shout out to 'Barnfind' in GA

That gave me a good laugh!!!...thanks.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,828
Posted By flatford8
Re: tesla Truck

I think their gonna let it go to......do I dare say it....YES I DO.....till the battery goes DEAD.....HAHA.....Enjoy the Holidays guys.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,086
Posted By flatford8
Re: 215 85 16s

Ok... thanks guys. I went from 245/75R16 to 235/85R16 on my XXX daily driver and they only came in 10/ply.....but it doesn’t ride hard at all and they wear well. I never air up a tire to the max...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,086
Posted By flatford8
Re: 215 85 16s

GB....the 215-85’s are 10/ply right?.....what are the 205-80’s.....I looked on-line and all I could find was 10/ply........Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By flatford8
Re: Skidmarks Come in

Ever since reading this I have a song stuck in my head..... wasn’t there a line in a song like,
Miami...... My Amy ��.... I don’t know!!.... Happy Holiday Guys!!.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 581
Posted By flatford8
Re: Intake reinstall?

I use it so things come apart easier, clean up is easier and the gasket can be reused if necessary....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,998
Posted By flatford8
Re: 8BA compression issues

That’s a beautiful car!!!...what ever it takes to get to the end result.......will be well worth all your efforts.....Congratulations!!!......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 454
Posted By flatford8
Re: Mart's Crusty Flatty Pt3. Teardown continues: Crank removal!

I agree...while Iím sure you enjoy doing them and sharing them is really appreciated..... it does seem that you should be compensated for your time and effort.... Thanks again!!!..... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 441
Posted By flatford8
Re: Flathead heater continued

I agree that fitting could be plugged but shouldn’t the exit hose still be getting warm??....I can’t wait till he finds the problem with this!!.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 441
Posted By flatford8
Re: Flathead heater continued

My next move would be to remove the hose coming out of the core and stick it in a bucket and start the motor. See if the system is circulating the water thru the core. The temperature gun is a good...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 806
Posted By flatford8
Re: Spark plug preference...Curious

I use Autolite #216 in a stock motor. I’ve had the electrode pull right out of the porcelain when I pulled the wire off on two plugs. As of now,I haven’t changed to another brand.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By flatford8
Re: trouble logging in

If the browser is set to private, you have to log back in every time you close it....Mark
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