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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:14 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: I Don't Like Palnuts

I use the same 3/8 locknuts as used on the small block Chevys. Readily available at your local parts house .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Harold “Putt” Smith

The Flathead community has lost another wealth of knowledge. Harold” Putt” Smith of College Park Georgia passed away Sunday Feb 16.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,105
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Opinion n on this thrust bearing?

I’d remove the bearing from the hub and pack it with grease then see how it feels.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: 1940 Ford floor boards

To answer your question, I don’t know of any. When I started working on these old Fords I didn’t realize that besides having mechanical ability that carpentry would also be a requirement. Especially...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,723
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Plug Wire Tubes

Got these plug wire tubes with only two holes facing the heads and one on the inside facing the intake. All the others I have has three holes facing the head . What gives?��
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: 39 accelerator pedal

Make sure the bolt is tight at the base and also check for play in the hinge at the base of the pedal.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,255
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: pre-bent brake line kit - 39/40 Ford quality

Thanks for the feedback. I had asked you about pre-bent brake lines with the armor springs.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,129
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: How do I get pressure plate out.

It’ll come out without dropping the pan. However, you may need to roll the engine to access the pressure plate bolts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: 1940 hand grab

This is the one in my 40 Deluxe Tudor. Original upholstery . Just one assist strap on the passenger side .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Genes Hot Rods

https://geneshotrodparts.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: 1946/48 Columbia axle length

Also has a stud for the sway bar. Makes it easy to identify.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Clamshell.. Felt or cork

I’ve always used the cork , never had an issue .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Fuel pump diaphragms

Where can I find some ethanol proof fuel pump diaphragms and some power valves for the 91-99 carburetors?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,803
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Testing Helmet On Sun Machine

I’ve set up many V8 & V12 distributors over the last 33 or so years on my Sun Machine and have always done the with the coil attached, the Sun manual advises it so I never strobe without it . I have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,305
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: KR Wilson axle stand specs questions

I was thinking exactly what you just said. Anyone who’s ever done much work on a banjo rear axle would understand this. It’s been on my mind to fabricate a fixture to secure the center section and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,714
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: They’re still out there !

Think it’s more like the 80th Anniversary of the 40 Ford !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: 40 Heater Fan Motor Draw??

Where can I get the correct color paint for the 40 heater case?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,714
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: They’re still out there !

Never been to Cruising the coast . I do go to some of the local shows if it happens when I’m off . My go to is the Moonshine Festival in Dawsonville Georgia every year. Lots of 39-40 Fords there.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,714
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: They’re still out there !

Yes, I have some 1940 Alabama plates .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,714
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: They’re still out there !

Not running yet. Will need to go through the ignition system and fuel system to get it up and running again.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2020, 12:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,714
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: They’re still out there !

The old gentleman that’s here in my home town in Alabama got it when his sister passed away several years ago. He tells me she bought the car in the mid 50s and was the second owner. She lived in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,421
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: specialty plates and toppers?

So far I’ve collected a half dozen of them and three Good Drivers Wristwatches from the Good Drivers League and many other pieces of memorabilia. Back in the 1990s I was able to contact and talked to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,714
Posted By Ken/Alabama
They’re still out there !

Acquired this 40 Tudor today. 48K original miles, original upholstery with one repaint in 1960. Has owners handbook in glove box with radio and heater instructions and a letter from the alemite...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,421
Posted By Ken/Alabama
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