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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Purpose/location, E brake Bush 11A-2091

It looks like the part # in this drawing. Hard to see. A grommet.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 40 Ford rear hubs

If it's the hub, you can buy new re-pops. https://www.speedwaymotors.com/Speedway-1940-Design-Early-Ford-Banjo-Rear-Axle-Wheel-Hub-5-on-5-5-BP,8333.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Adirondack Nationals

I'm a charter member of the club. Got out a bunch of years ago when it turned into more of a money making thing than an interest in cars. It is a nice place for a car show.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,718
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: adjustable lifters

Can you post the ad link? Would like to see it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: '36 Radiator - looking for shop suggesting in South-Central PA or source for new

I had Custom Auto Radiator in NJ build one a year ago. No complaints. Made it to my sketch. https://www.customautoradiator.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,122
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Interior upholstery kits

If you're talking about sewing up a new interior, use the original seat covers by cutting the seams and using the various pieces as patterns. If not possible, you would have to pattern right off of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 866
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Front wheel bearings

Spin the wheel in the direction the nut tightens. Tighten the nut until the wheel stops. Back off for cotter pin insertion. Done.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Help! Why is there excess oil in a crab dist?

Check out this old thread. You may find some answers.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Green gas

I would talk to the guy that did the work and ask. I had a tank sealed where they cut open the top and clean it then coat it with something. Has worked good for many years.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 994
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 8BA interest.

I have to ask, why was there's such an interest in the Model A engine that you took it on? I'm a v8 guy so have no idea.I have to believe the interest in a v8 would be more than a 4 cyl. Of course,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,285
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Flathead city, Gary Howard, Grants Pass, Or

Recent discussion about FC. https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=265187&highlight=city
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: brake equalizers

I've posted this in the past. Back like 10 yrs ago I bought brake shoes for a 1940 and all were the same. I asked Dick Spadaro about that and he said don't worry about having long and short shoes. So...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,320
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: sleeved wheel cylinders

If you want to try and save them, there are retaining compounds made by Loctite that work on interference and slip fits. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,568
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: silicone brake fluid proof brake light switch

Yeah. Give up on the hydraulic switch and go to one off of the pedal, as said.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,672
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Installing a steering stabilizer

You need to mount from split wishbone to the tie rod. As said, you may need to make a small mounting bracket. Scroll down to post 25 in this HAMB thread:...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: trip in the east and canada

Syracuse Nationals. July 19-21, 2019 at the New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse, NY. A good show with a swap meet. I go every year.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,011
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Stocking Dealers for Drake

Maybe try Rhode Island Wiring Service. They have been around a long time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Evans?

It's been in my OT hobby car for over 15 yrs. No problems.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: what type of sealant for new top?

I used this stuff on my Model A top. You can tool it with a wet finger.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Chrome

I used Sandy's Bumper in Syracuse for chroming recently. They do a street chrome. Parts look good. Show chrome by request. Email them a photo and they will give you a price....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Early Ford v/8 sales, Inc.

It was a sad day when they joined the exodus from NY.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,385
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Washington blue paint

I contacted PPG paint archives, around 6 yrs ago, and was told that 1988 Isuzu Trooper Cavalier Blue was the same as WB. I used it. Nice color but seems a little different to me.
I recall the Model...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,113
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Cracked 99A block- Looking for a good shop in NE with experience fixing this

Al pinned a crack he found while doing some engine work for me. He's a Ford Barn member. Albany,NY area. Worth contacting and asking. http://www.godevilgarage.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,543
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Lower rad hoses

These will work for a close hookup. https://www.honestcharley.com/offset-hose-connectors.html
Many years ago I bought offset hoses like in this kit. Can't remember where I got them alone....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,560
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: My car is shocking is yours?

I remember seeing those (way back when) hanging and dragging on the ground. Must have worked.
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