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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By Vanspeed
Re: upgrade to 1932 brakes?

That is a great reply. Do they make drums for the later mechanical brakes or only the A?
Forum: Early V8 03-19-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By Vanspeed
1932 Ford headlight bar emblem

I have an original 1932 Ford V-8 headlight bar emblem with correct stud, nut and washer. No cracks or brakes. Nice patina for an original car. Hard to find.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By Vanspeed
upgrade to 1932 brakes?

A few people have told me I should update my front brakes to 1932. My car has a flathead 8 in her and I still run the stock A mechanical brakes. I bought some '32 spindles to get my tie rod more to...
Forum: Model-A 02-08-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 140
Posted By Vanspeed
1930-1931 A closed car windshield frame and hinge

Original 30-31 A frame. Hinge intact and functions. Has a little bit of rust out on inner side channels towards the bottom but the rest is pretty good. Bottom is nice. Glass is cracked and needs to...
Forum: Model-A 11-24-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 231
Posted By Vanspeed
Trico wiper motor

Looking for a trico wiper motor for a 1929 closed car, my car is a standard coupe. Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 10-20-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By Vanspeed
Re: 35-36 spark plug tubes

I have a set. No longer looking. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By Vanspeed
Re: 29 standard top install

I have not bought a top kit yet. The one I am looking at is from Mikes affordable. I have done tops, but never a 28-29 that has the removable rain gutters or mountings. My mouldings are in poor...
Forum: Model-A 10-19-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By Vanspeed
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By Vanspeed
Re: 29 standard top install

Still looking for tricks or advice.
Forum: Model-A 10-14-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By Vanspeed
Original decklid handle with key wanted

Looking for an original working decklid handle and key for a ‘29 standard coupe. Must not be restored, must be original condition. Please let me know if you have one. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By Vanspeed
Re: 29 standard top install

Anybody do a top on their 28-9 and care to share?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By Vanspeed
29 standard top install

I have looked and looked but all I can find is 30-31 top videos. Anybody got any pics or videos of a 1929 standard coupe top install? How you bend the steel mountings and not destroy them and how to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By Vanspeed
Cobra Long grain vs short grain

What is everybody running? Personal favorite vs era correctness?
Forum: Early V8 07-08-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By Vanspeed
Early 21 stud HC heads

Looking for some HC heads for an early 21 stud. Let me know if you have any. Thanks.
Forum: Model-A 07-03-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 421
Posted By Vanspeed
Original Headlight conduit bezels needed

Looking for two original bezels that connect to the bucket. Must have the two bent tangs in tact. If you have the whole conduit I would be interested as well but just need the bezels. Please let me...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,132
Posted By Vanspeed
Re: ‘36 LB. temp ranges, thermostats?

The adjustment is at the vacuum brake correct?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,132
Posted By Vanspeed
Re: ‘36 LB. temp ranges, thermostats?

Bubba set up my distributor and he said it was right on the money. I did suck all the debris I could out of the block before I installed it. There wasn’t much in it. The timing on these is tricky to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,132
Posted By Vanspeed
Re: ‘36 LB. temp ranges, thermostats?

Well the shroud did not help that much. I ran it the other day, about 80 degrees out and she went north of 200 again. Any other suggestions before springing for a new radiator?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,132
Posted By Vanspeed
Re: ‘36 LB. temp ranges, thermostats?

Been awhile but I am still at it. Decided to make a custom buy factory looking fan shroud. Test drive tomorrow to see how it does. There is no air movement now outside of the shroud.
Forum: Model-A 06-06-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 310
Posted By Vanspeed
Wishbone

Very nice wishbone off my unrestored 1929 coupe. Believe this is original paint. Ball is very nice. $100
Forum: Model-A 06-06-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 385
Posted By Vanspeed
‘29 column wheel and pitman arm

Nice unit. Came from my running and driving car. Swapped out to a later box so I do not need this anymore. SOLD
Forum: Early V8 06-01-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 323
Posted By Vanspeed
Original 33-34 taillights wanted

Looking for original weathered, dinged up 33-34 taillights. If you have some let me know, or if you want to replace your old weathered ones with new I can provide a brand new set. Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 05-27-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 402
Posted By Vanspeed
Re: 33-35 tail light bezels

Or looking for original 33-34 tail light buckets. Must have age, wear. Nothing new. Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By Vanspeed
Re: Unshielded wires

Yes with the engine running. What is so special about my ignition? If I use the same tools on my 100% stock 1960 F-100, all my tools read normal. It has the same voltage regulator, basically the same...
Forum: Early V8 05-27-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By Vanspeed
NOS 32-36 thermostats also 40-46 zephyr

NOS thermostats. Original boxes are in ok condition. I tested both on a pot on the stove and they work nicely. They will not work with my application. Selling them for what I paid for them. $50
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