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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 826
Posted By flatford8
Re: Flathead Friday. New project. Rusty Crusty Flatty. VIDEO.

Thanks Mart....I’ll make up a couple....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 826
Posted By flatford8
Re: Flathead Friday. New project. Rusty Crusty Flatty. VIDEO.

Another fine production Mart!!....does that piece of angle iron you lift the block with have gussets or some type of brace underneath to stop it from flexing?....I’ve got a dozen or 15 blocks to move...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 547
Posted By flatford8
Re: 52 v8 flathead heater

You can try running water (garden hose) through the heater core in the opposite direction it flows normally. If you see any debris the heater core should probably be taken out and have a good...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By flatford8
Re: 36 vs 37 ford pickup cabs

Yes the cowl vent is shaped different and Ď37 has the battery on the firewall and Ď35-Ď36 has it under the seat. These are Ď35-Ď37.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,715
Posted By flatford8

Not to derail the thread but...
I was going to mention this at -11K-12K-13K... but it kept getting past me....a lot of accurate, courteous info from this man.... Thank you sir!!.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 639
Posted By flatford8
Re: Honoring our veterans

Thanks, Dad!
L.F. Hutchins...Army
....Morocco, Algiers and parts of the European Theatre.
RIP 8/95
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By flatford8
Re: Time for Henry to come out of retirement.

I have a warm spot in my garage and I would be more than happy to give “Henry” the place he needs to enjoy his remaining years. Of course this will include seasonal exercise and I promise HE will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By flatford8
Re: proper gearing

Try this site to help with your gearing. It’s one of many online..... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By flatford8
Re: 8BA Startup

I believe this was posted by JSEERY.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 671
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1934 Missing -Covering My Bases

I wonder if it a fuel delivery issue from the tank. Any way to safely run a fuel line to a can and see if it is something blocking the line at the tank?.... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,749
Posted By flatford8
Re: Flathead Jack

I ordered some stuff a few years ago and he said the dragster was for sale. I haven’t dealt with him for awhile.... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,123
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1937 Ford coupe. Bill of sale

I think it’s awesome that the OP would put the time and effort into doing this. Good for you bud......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By flatford8
Re: Swap Meet Help

The “good finds” aren’t just at the swap meets. I’ve found a lot of great stuff by just driving my car every where I can and talking to anybody that mentions it or asked about it. I always ask them...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By flatford8
Re: 50 ford front end alignment

Loosen the bottom spindle bolt, loosen the pinch bolt on the bottom of the spindle support and rotate the bottom bushing to move the bottom of the spindle support towards the front of the car. Should...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,922
Posted By flatford8
Re: Bruce Lancaster

Post #13 is a wonderful eulogy. Like many have stated, I didnít know or ever meet the man, but always benefited from him sharing his knowledge.
RIP...... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 385
Posted By flatford8
Re: 50 Car Differential Question

Marking the nut works if it was adjusted right in the first place. You may have to take the axles and carrier out to get the preload on the pinion correct. But if your chasing the howl, you may be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 385
Posted By flatford8
Re: 50 Car Differential Question

Did it howl before you changed the pinion seal?....maybe that bearing is loose and making noise.....could be the reason it’s leaking again?.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,341
Posted By flatford8
Re: Evolution of installing cylinder heads

This is something Iíve wondered about....Thanks!....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 926
Posted By flatford8
Re: Before and After

Well said!!!!!..... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By flatford8
Re: 50 & 51 Heater Control Valves

Shoebox-Central lists a different one for each year. The prefix in the part # is different. They look the same so if I had one and not the other, I’d try to make it work. When mine started leaking on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 815
Posted By flatford8
Re: production of 36 3 windows vs 5 windows

For me......that sounds damn near perfect!!!....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By flatford8
Re: Location of tinfoil to check CR

I have a plan to do the same build you are.....please keep the thread updated...Thanks...Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1953 239 flat head

How about some pictures of your “old truck” ?.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,834
Posted By flatford8
Re: Top three Ford Products, '32 - '53

Anything from ‘49-‘50-‘51... SHOEBOX!!!!..... Mark
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