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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 624
Posted By fordv8j
Re: 2020 eastern nationals

We are signed up and ready to go, registration #38, have rooms, if we make it, will be our 37th national meet, will take the 38 conv. coupe
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By fordv8j
Re: At the local show

Same here in WVa. I have a 38 coupe, and a 38 conv coupe,most times they are the only flatheads there
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By fordv8j
Re: Body Number Tag- '38 Convertible

The body tag on our 38 convertible coupe was steel, rusted so bad could hardly read it, I talked to DC about reproducing them, he said they didn't come with body tags, I made one myself, I believe...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,834
Posted By fordv8j
Re: Who all going to Auburn National Meet???

Velma and I are planning on being there with our 38 dlx, coupe, leaving convertible at home
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By fordv8j
Re: Vapor lock

ever hear of adding some diesel to the gas tank to help prevent vapor lock?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,042
Posted By fordv8j
Re: Anyone driving today

Drove our 38 coupe 110 miles to a show
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,729
Posted By fordv8j
Re: Charging a 6V Optima battery

Wal Mart battery tender is the one that boiled my Ford script battery dry, I put more acid in, it never charged up, the charger didn't shut off, so keep an eye on them
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,218
Posted By fordv8j
Re: Introducing "Betty" 1938 Convertible

That's a beautiful 38, my favorite year, been driving a dlx. coupe since 1964, a conv. coupe since finished in 2009, some 38 came from the factory with a radio a 2 brush generator, and voltage...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,211
Posted By fordv8j
Re: 2019 Central National Meet in Auburn, IN.

We're registered and ready to go; taking the 1938 deluxe coupe, touring class, hope to see a lot of our friends there
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By fordv8j
Re: Steering wheel play

check the bolts that holds it to the frame, they are prone to rusting and breaking
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By fordv8j
Re: '39 hood latching problem

He said it is a standard
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,454
Posted By fordv8j
Re: Goin thru the gears

I drove a B-series Mack tamden tractor, it had a four and a 5 speed trans, had to split the gears, up in one, down in the other, total 18 gears, took a while to get the hang of it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By fordv8j
Re: Planetary Alignment? - '38 convertible.

You have a beautiful 38, looks to be Washington Blue, congratulations, they are a rare car, We own the Desert Sand Convertible Coupe in this post
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 802
Posted By fordv8j
Re: Brake Fluid

I'm using dot-5 in both our 38s,got it at NAPA, it has a purple tint to it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By fordv8j
Re: Time Is Running Out for Early Registration Discount!

Sent mine in two days ago, Auburn is the perfect place for a meet, I think this will be our 35th national meet, always have a good time appreciate all the work it takes to make it a success, Thanks...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By fordv8j
Re: Just thought I'd build a 37 ford sedan this week

Interesting video, I worked on the assembly line at Ford plant in Lorain, Ohio, from 1962 ti 1966, making Falcons and Comets, made a car a minute, fast work, thanks for posting
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By fordv8j

Happy Thanksgiving to all Ford Barners, (You too Redneck), enjoy the day and those Fords, ours are stored for the winter, thanks to all who replied to my vacuum post
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By fordv8j
Vacuum reading

I put a vacuum guage on our 38 coupe today with 59A engine,warmed up and idling, it read 20, is that good?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By fordv8j
Spark Plugs

I cleaned the plugs in my 59ab today, they were a little black, would it help to turn the 2 adjustment screws out a little, it runs really well
Forum: Early V8 10-17-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 134
Posted By fordv8j
1951 Ford automatic steering column

1951 Ford automatic steering column, with turn signal and shift lever, missing the pndlr plastic, $100.00 +shipping...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 986
Posted By fordv8j
Re: dual action fuel pump

Dad bought a new 51 Ford V-8 WITH a dual action pump,, drove it 130000 miles....no problem
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By fordv8j
Re: 38' Hood/Fender Aprons Mounting Help?

The L shaped bracket bolts to a flat piece of metal about 3'' long that bolts to side of radiator with 2 little bolts with square sholders on them, like a small stove bolt...then there is an L...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,902
Posted By fordv8j
Re: Thinking about selling the '34 Phaeton

I knew Mike Burch since the early 70s, he got me to join the EF-V8 Club in 1972, he was a great guy, I have also known Michael most of his life, and have also known this car, I can say this car is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 923
Posted By fordv8j
Re: 37 convertible top color

I got mine from Le Barron Bonnie, its tan... no hint of green, never lost points at EFV-8 shows
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,592
Posted By fordv8j
Re: 50 flatty idles well revs okay, but will not drive down the road.

I run a round coil on our 38dlx. coupe, got one at NAPA, the car started and idled fine, but wouldn't pull itself, they had given me one with the resister built in, got one without resister ran...
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