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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By flatford8
Re: Myrtle beachcar show

Was there a swap meet?...... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By flatford8
Re: V8 Emblem

My boss was getting rid of his Explorer and he gave it to me. Mine has a little bow to it. I took it it off the tailgate and it wasn’t quite flat......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,990
Posted By flatford8
Re: LeBarron Bonney

I’ve used their products (not any where near what others have)and was happy with service/price. They sold a quality product that wasn’t cheap. You get what you pay for. The posters on this site...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By flatford8
Re: Paint for classic race car

I’d try the Home Depot suggestion.....then paint it with a dead chicken.....LOL......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 769
Posted By flatford8
Re: Question about hand cranking flathead

Is there a reason to not use the starter?..... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 19,667
Posted By flatford8
Re: Home made tools

I’m not a fan of forcing a motor to turn but if you had one that does, this works good to turn it over......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By flatford8
Re: Can It Be - The Jailbar King Is Downsizing?

My dog is my “ constant co-pilot “ in every vehicle I own....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 413
Posted By flatford8
Re: 40 Ford serial # location... update

What a job, stamping numbers all day every day!!......I can imagine some of the conversations on the line...” Hey Fred, is this number 151 or 152 ???”.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By flatford8
Re: 52 Rear Axle Bearing

Did you test fit the new bearing in the housing after you pulled the axle? Before you swapped it on to the axle...... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By flatford8
Re: 52 Rear Axle Bearing

I did the bearings, seals and gaskets on my ‘51. I also have noticed some prices at my local NAPA are just crazy high.... I don’t know the reason either.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,215
Posted By flatford8
Re: positive to negative change

Welcome.... we love pictures!!!..... until you decide what or if there is a problem, I wouldn’t leave the battery hooked up when your not working on it. “Nice” cars burn just as fast as the ones that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 855
Posted By flatford8
Re: Stuck Piston Rings

I had good luck with”Sea Foam” on a later model vehicle. Kept it at a high idle and poured it in the vacuum hose for the brakes. About half the can and then dumped it in to stall it. Let set over...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 363
Posted By flatford8
Re: car cover

Check “car jacket”. Also sold by California Car Covers I believe. I know someone who uses them and he has no mouse or moisture issue parked on a concrete garage floor...Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By flatford8
Re: Early Ford v/8 sales, Inc.

I googled their reviews...... looks like nobody is complaining...Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By flatford8
Re: Do stock Flathead ford heads have any value?

I think I remember reading on here that the 81A heads are desirable.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,357
Posted By flatford8
Re: Flathead - Has anyone "split" the center exhaust port?

I was skipping thru just looking at the pics till I got to that one.....then I went back to find out what the heck was going on!!!!........Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By flatford8
Re: 50 Car Starter Cable?

Under the engine with clips to hold it to the cross member. I can get you a pic but won’t be till Sunday.....make sure your cable is good and heavy enough.... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 675
Posted By flatford8
Re: muffler or mufflers

I think “from the factory”...is the key here. Some inspection stations in Maine get reluctant to sticker a vehicle with modifications to stock exhaust. With an antique plate, you don’t get a sticker...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By flatford8
Re: engine stand for 1951 v8

Ther’re easy to make if you’re able to fabricate. I can send you some pics if you want. Being able to turn the motor is handy......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 432
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1947 oil filter assembly question

I agree with your plan to “inspect” the pump and repair if necessary, but I think what the others are saying is yours working correctly is better than some of the replacements.... there are people on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 766
Posted By flatford8
Re: ‘50 Won’t Go Into Gear - Help

If it has sat long enough for the clutch plate to stick......you may want to check the brakes and steering and make sure everything is in good shape there....at least check the parking brake before...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,583
Posted By flatford8
Re: Some Project Updates

I knew the video/ride would be worth the wait!!!..... Thanks!!..... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1934 Ford in Canyon De Chelly

I was out there 40 yrs ago and loved it!!....when I retire in a couple years, it’s one of the first places we’re going to...great pics!!....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By flatford8
Re: Jump in for a ride and I'll tell you some stories.

Thanks for the ride Mart..... great stories !!!..... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,141
Posted By flatford8
Re: High Oil Pressure?

To me, his picture in post #12 and the drawing in post #19, look like the lines aren’t run the same. His pic looks like the out to the filter is got his sender in it...Mark
Or, maybe it doesn’t...
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