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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 102,921
Posted By Fordors
Re: Truck based woody

Good to hear from you again, I have followed this project from the beginning and I think the look is perfect. Listen to the doctor this time, your family needs you and you should stick around to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 407
Posted By Fordors
Re: 1932 Ford V8 emblem questions

FWIW here is a photo from a thread started on the HAMB by 3W Larry (RIP) and it shows a part number on the emblem. Iím on my cell phone and canít post a link to the thread, but Larry and others were...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 736
Posted By Fordors
Re: Head bolt washers

Would you mind posting the source for those, I'd be interested in a reliable vendor for SS hardware.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Fordors
Re: century of Progress shift knob

The ‘33 shift knob is a made up item, Ford had no presence at the first Century Of Progress exposition, it was only when the fair was held over for a second year that Ford got involved. The 1933...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By Fordors
Re: Tie Rod End Removal

Use two fairly substantial hammers and strike both sides of the eye simultaneously, leave the tie rod end nut on, but loose, it will shock the tapered stud loose. Tie rod end, shock link, pitman arm,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By Fordors
Re: Mallory Dual Point Distributor Condense

Bubba, in looking at the large, old, brass Mallory condensers I have seen the bottom stamped with different numbers, 28 or 36. Might that designate different microfarad values?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 743
Posted By Fordors
Re: BEST Ford Beam Axle Spindles

The Altered class had some basic rules, the most important being the engine was limited to a 25% set-back as measured from the furthest forward spark plug. Center steering permissible, street...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-20-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,372
Posted By Fordors
Re: Ford ran 2/3 cars at the 1035 Indy 500?

The water pump was driven off the camshaft where the distributor normally resided and there was a cockpit mounted magneto that had a right angle drive and cable coming off the nose of the crank....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-20-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,372
Posted By Fordors
Re: Ford ran 2/3 cars at the 1035 Indy 500?

Lew Welch was the money man behind the Novi and he called out some of the specs for the bottom end. He wanted the three main crank and also the rod and main journals the same as Ford dimensions....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By Fordors
Re: Identifying Lincoln brakes ,

Thanks to Jason, somehow I omitted the years when I described the deepest backing plates.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By Fordors
Re: Identifying Lincoln brakes ,

I can't be sure from your photos, is that backing plate offset about 3/4" deep? If so they are '42-'48 Lincoln and will fit '37-'48 spindles. If deeper than that then the mounting holes should be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By Fordors
Re: Never seen this before

Great to hear, it would have been a shame to waste a fresh rebuild.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By Fordors
Re: Need a source~~~~~!!

John, what is the need for a spacer? Might not be what you are after but some will make one from phenolic or even plywood as an insulator to prevent fuel percolation. Phenolic is rigid, plywood less...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,538
Posted By Fordors
Re: King Pins

Didn’t Ford OEM bushings use asbestos, while the aftermarket substituted rubber?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,085
Posted By Fordors
Re: How many lost their deposit $ with LeBaron Bonney

Just my take on this as a complete outsider, I have no skin in the game but I Googled the company and learned a few things. LeBaron-Bonney started operations in 1938 and went into antique automobile...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,569
Posted By Fordors
Re: Urgent RMV issue for Massachusetts Car Guys

Well said Tubman. Massachusetts, just like Illinois has a variety of plates that are used as revenue generators through the extra cost for issuing and renewal. MA uses four character plates for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,291
Posted By Fordors
Re: Bronze Bushings, removing and installing professionally

If a bushing is in fact an Oilite bushing it will have had oil impregnated in it during the manufacturing process. Oilite is made by a sintered metal process where powdered metal is compacted to a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By Fordors
Re: I hope a barner won this auction

3D printer? No, just a modeler with some serious sculpting skills. Resin bodies have been around for a long time and they fill a void. An unusual car or a car that might only have a limited...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,239
Posted By Fordors
Re: Camden Supercharger

The Camden flathead kit along with their other V8 offerings were dropped when the company was sold quite a few years ago.
They had Chevy small and big block kits, Buick, Chevy and Ford V6 kits but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By Fordors
Re: Bubbas web site 2019 changes

Jim, in view of some of the troubles you have had with unidentified items sent your way I think that you might add a page with suggestions on packing and making sure senders place a brief note...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By Fordors
Re: Tod?

He has mentioned that the foundries have been screwing him over and at this time he is backed up machining 4 banger heads and intake manifolds for Snyderís. To get around the foundry hassles he is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By Fordors
Re: Mallory magspark model ignition ycm

The Mallory YCM 275 E is for the '49-'53 flatheads. The YC means it is mechanical advance only and the ZC series were mechanical and have a vacuum brake. If your distributor has a jumper wire...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Fordors
Re: Need Dimensions for 1932 Sedan Rear Window Moulding

I can’t measure width and height dimensions at the moment but I can tell you that the depth of a 5 window garnish is 1 3/8”, with the Tudor and Fordor being shallower at 3/4”.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By Fordors
Re: 32 PU steering box tilt adjustment ?

My “opinion” was expressed earlier. While not as expedient as your solution it is a safer alternative as well as being the way the factory accomplished it. Your truck, your choice, but above all stay...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By Fordors
Re: 32 PU steering box tilt adjustment ?

With some careful thought the holes can be elongated and in no way would this procedure be considered a hack job on “....a good stock frame”. The low mileage steering box you have substituted may...
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