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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2021, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By kustoman
Re: 1935-36 headlight differences

Hi Randy,

That's a real piece of history you have there, I have seen a few cars with this type of kit.

I think you are right about the 36 bezels, I have been looking at options and I can get...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By kustoman
Re: 1935-36 headlight differences

Hi Randy,
I have a Bob Drake reflector kit, but apparently they don't focus well, so the sealed beam route seems better.
I am interested in what your kit is like, the conversion has to look good,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By kustoman
Re: 1935-36 headlight differences

They would take a bit of finding now, I guess. Some guys are putting sealed beams behind original fluted lenses, but that does not seem a good thing to me.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By kustoman
1935-36 headlight differences

From previous posts I understand that headlight bucket for 1935 & 36 passenger cars and some pickups are the same apart from mounting studs, so then the diameter where the glass retaining ring fits...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,228
Posted By kustoman
Re: Attn New Zealand Barners: 1941 Pickup Front Axle

I think you will find that heating and bending steering arms is illegal in New Zealand.
Check on the LVVTA website.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By kustoman
Re: 36 door hinge screws

Yes, I saw that too, it would be nice if someone else picks up where Roy left off.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By kustoman
Re: 36 door hinge screws

Thanks for your help, Michael had some on Ebay, well done!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By kustoman
36 door hinge screws

I was intending to put a shopping list together for various special fastenings I will need for my 5 window coupe fro Roy Nacewicz, but sadly with his passing, this won't be happening.
Is there...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By kustoman
Re: 1936 coupe/ sedan rear body mounts

That is great, thank you, it confirms that the better block that I have is still very squashed ant it looks as if the block should stick out of the channel by about 1/8"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By kustoman
Re: 1936 coupe/ sedan rear body mounts

Thanks Randy, appreciate your help, I tried searching too, but you have to get the question right too...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By kustoman
1936 coupe/ sedan rear body mounts

Under the trunk floor is a channel cross member that bolts to the chassis at each end. I have the squashed remains of 2 wooden blocks, that are meant to fit between the channel and the chassis.
Can...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 600
Posted By kustoman
36 door latches

I have a 36 5 window coupe and am looking at replacing the door latches, do 37-39 latches interchange? the look very similar and I know that the striker plates are the same.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,643
Posted By kustoman
Re: New '35-'36 floorpan

Waddingtons are Australian
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,614
Posted By kustoman
Re: Nice Kiwi '33 coupe

Certificate of vehicle registration = ownership papers, it can be put on hold so you don't pay annual licence fee. Otherwise you have to start a whole new title, which can be a problem.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,312
Posted By kustoman
Re: Kiwi Konnection

I believe that Duane has brought California Roadster Co as well
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,855
Posted By kustoman
Re: 1935 1936 floor pan and subrails questions

McPherson Auto, Kansas do a perfect replica of the originals, highly recommended. Call Steve – ph.# 620-241-7096, not cheap but perfect!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,673
Posted By kustoman
Re: '36 Ford Rocker Panel Installation

Go to Steve at Mcpherson Autos, top quality, perfect reproduction, good to deal with. I think $395 a pair that goes from firewall to top of rear axle.
EMS just have a realy raw pressing that is a...
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