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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By slowforty
Re: '57 Mercury raffle

Nice car I saw it at the V-8 Convention last Summer, (Summer what is that?)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By slowforty
Re: M m oil

I use ATF
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,062
Posted By slowforty
Re: vick perno

Vic Piano
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By slowforty
Re: Basket Case 50 Club Coupe

For the fuel pump,with positive ground, just reverse the wires.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By slowforty
Re: Fog light location

Years ago the Late Great Lloyd Duzell Restored a 48 Mercury convertible with Fog Lights mounted in the outer ends of the grille. I twas supposed to be a Rare accessory
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By slowforty
Re: ford 1937 jack

Try Lin Stacey He advertises in the V-8 Times
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By slowforty
Unrelated thought while working on my Car

I used to call my Late Wife "The Bomb"
I never new if she was Sexy of going to GO Off at any Second.

I once asked her if I was the Only One?
She said "Yes. All the Others were Nines and Tens."
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By slowforty
Re: 1940 ford coupe headers

Per a 56 HOT ROD Flathead article " HOW TO BUILD A FLATHEAD MOTOR"if you have a basically stock engine, stock manifolds work quite well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By slowforty
Re: Help me identify these holes in my dash

Get a couple of the right size plastic "Christmas Tree Plugs" from the local auto parts store. Paint them the right color and no one will notice.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,464
Posted By slowforty
Re: Seat Belts ?

Remember to bolt the seat belts to the FLOOR NOT THE FRAME OF THE CAR.
Interesting results if the body detaches from the Frame in an accident.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By slowforty
Re: rear signal lights.

I have a friend who put an extra socket with bulb in a 40 taillight. It is a little close in there but works. This also worked on a 39.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By slowforty
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By slowforty
Re: New Port Hill Climb

Hope to see you there Bubba. I hope you are doing better
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,127
Posted By slowforty
Re: XM Radio On 6 Volts Positive?

I just use an old Smart (?) Phone with a Bluetooth Speaker
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By slowforty
Re: New Port Hill Climb

Check out the Newport Hill Climb You Tube Videos
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By slowforty
New Port Hill Climb

Anyone going to the New Port Hill Climb?
Located in New Port Indiana. October 5 and 6.
The most fun you can ever have with a Pre-War car (Orphan Makes pre 1955)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,941
Posted By slowforty
Re: No reverse BW R-10

Everything is easier the second or even third time you do it.(excluding Marriage)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,203
Posted By slowforty
Re: Ignition timing

Some of the early edition Motor Manuals have it in them probably before 1949.
Those manuals dont bring a lot of money
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By slowforty
Re: Amost off topic

My Late wife knew when I did something wrong two days before I did it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 858
Posted By slowforty
Re: Need to replace Plug Wires

Or on the Cops'radio next to you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 713
Posted By slowforty
Re: Water based cleaner??

We used to put Lye and Aluminum Foil in a Glass container(hydrogen) and catch the fumes in a balloon. Tape a fire cracker to the balloon and it makes a Big Bang. We quit after a few short fuse...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,016
Posted By slowforty
Re: Risk of using old (over 10 years) tires

I had a tire blow out at 75 mph on a 63 Buick 225 that I bought. the car was garage kept but I Never checked the date on the tires,they were 12 years old, fortunately the only problem was the Old Guy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,027
Posted By slowforty
Re: Another Bubba update...

Monday is the Concourse day at Auburn.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,027
Posted By slowforty
Re: Another Bubba update...

Are you going to be well enough to make it to Auburn??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By slowforty
Re: Tail light help, please

I also lost my brake lights. Used a test light and had power to the stoplight switch. Drove me nuts, nothing worked,No brake lights. Got a GOOD METER and found out I only had THREE VOLTS going to the...
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