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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Just a little humor.....

"We've heard about you. Any clod who'd butcher a cherry deuce, doesn't deserve to get in......Humph!....You know where you can go!"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: Simple DIY distributor/ignition bench tester

Search some of Bruce Lancaster's old threads, he alluded to it a few times and described it with a lot of words- no pics- in typical Lancaster fashion! hahaha
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: Flathead Friday. It ain't always exciting.

Good stuff, Mart! Love the shade-tree style...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,077
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: Can't find thread on distributor timing

Don, if you'll will it to me I'll bring up a variable DC power supply and even mount it up for ya! haha

Or, let me see what I've got. I think I only gave $40 for this regulated and filtered power...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,077
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: Can't find thread on distributor timing

That's the one!

He PM'd me but I hadn't had a chance to dig back through his posts. I'd love to see some inside pics and a few details!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,863
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: KR Wilson Essential Tools for Flathead V8's

This link may have already been posted but just in case it wasn't or you missed it...


http://fordtoolcollector.org/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,077
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: Can't find thread on distributor timing

Very interesting but I still can't find it. It was a thread about timing fixtures/sun machines and a fella just posted some pics of his homebrew version. He really didn't give any details except,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,863
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: KR Wilson Essential Tools for Flathead V8's

Nah, a lift is in my future, soon.....once I used one, it's "essential" haha
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,077
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: Can't find thread on distributor timing

No, not good 'ole Bruce's, there was one where the guy built a box out of plywood, put gauges in it, etc.

I'll keep digging, too.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,077
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Can't find thread on distributor timing

There are a lot of threads on the sun machine, KR Wilson fixtures, etc. I've tried a lot of searching with various combinations of words...

There was one in particular that had some pics from a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,723
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: What were the chances!

Oh, now it's getting interesting!


We gotta see pics and vids if you get to take the 'ole fella a ride...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,630
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: KR Wilson axle stand specs questions

I guess for just handling the banjo while pulling/replacing....

See if this one is larger...it is when I open it from my desktop...

I hope this isn't a hijack!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,630
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: KR Wilson axle stand specs questions

Hmmmm, I did a snippet, it should have been larger than that....is it small on your end even when you click on it?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,630
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: KR Wilson axle stand specs questions

I think it's useful. It says it right there!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,723
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: What were the chances!

Both the car and literature are great in their own right. To have them together, well, that's just beyond...…


The 'ole fella that owned it was certainly proud when he bought it. Think how he...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,422
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: A 1934 Ford Columbia Brochure Found In A Ford Dealership

Just the wording has a different "feel" to it and the marketing style....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,040
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: crab distributor setup

That's a good idea, RonnieRoadster.

Has anyone tried the Stromberg version?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: Tools For Servicing Fords I found At Local Flea Markets This Summer

Those are great scores for flea markets. That stuff is usually relegated to swap meets, huh? I have found some old coats mechanical tire changing tools I needed at flea markets and, well, pretty...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: 1939 Ford Deluxe Roadster

Interesting to say the least...

A "coupe-sedan?"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,630
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: KR Wilson axle stand specs questions

Ok, I see the axle housing jaws....wasn't sure if they were flat faced on a round and tapered housing.

It's one of those things, handy when you use it but rarely touch a banjo- especially after...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: VANPELT toll free number

Customer service has gotten terrible with tech companies. They are so big they donn't offer much assistance.

When we owned a franchise business, we were ranked #1 in customer satisfaction in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,863
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: KR Wilson Essential Tools for Flathead V8's

Haha, yeah, I'll bet ePay searches just went up 10,000%!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,863
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: KR Wilson Essential Tools for Flathead V8's

I had not heard of Manzel. Thanks for sharing.

I guess I should have titled the thread a little differently. I really don't care what brand it is as long as it works.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: VANPELT toll free number

Things sure are a changing.....

It's nice to be able to call long distance with out all the fees, however....

And, you don't have the expense of an 800 number.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,863
Posted By Flathead Youngin'
Re: KR Wilson Essential Tools for Flathead V8's

Some great information, here. Thanks for taking the time to take pics and post up your thoughts.

I have the crows foot tool and two of the valve spring tools. I had the 618, I think it is,...
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