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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 06:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1940 Starter

A light coat of oil for storage can’t hurt. I think you fixed it when you cleaned the connections..... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By flatford8
Re: GB Sisson

I PMed him. I bet he’s riding around that Island in his home-built Woody, towing an ol’ wooden boat with a smile that fills the cab. If so, good for him!!!.....I wish it was me!..Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1951 Ford 4dr

Low50s..... heck your PM’s......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By flatford8
Re: 46 Ford 1.5 ton

Nice truck!!!.....that’s some serious rubber on the back of it.....I have two dump bodies like that if any ones looking......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By flatford8
Re: Fender Mirror

Ralph, I think you’ve got a good idea with the stick on convex mirror. I have one similar to yours on my ‘50 and it just doesn’t give much for rear view at all. I have none on the passenger side and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By flatford8
Re: steering box rebuild

What’s the reason you think it needs a rebuild?....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By flatford8
Re: Modern Carb kits for Holley 94

Welcome to the ‘Barn.....nice car!!...Love shoeboxes!!!....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 721
Posted By flatford8
Re: Leaf spring alignment bolt under axle pad

Looks great!!.....how many times have you asked yourself “ why didn’t I DRIVE into the garage?”.....this damn rear ended is HEAVY!!!.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 721
Posted By flatford8
Re: Leaf spring alignment bolt under axle pad

It’s a center bolt..... pretty sure it’s supposed to look that way..... at least all the ones I’ve seen have been..... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 721
Posted By flatford8
Re: Leaf spring alignment bolt under axle pad

Clean any mating surfaces real well with a wire wheel will get everything fitting back together good. You can strike the top of the u-bolts with a heavy hammer as your tightening to get the u-bolts...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,008
Posted By flatford8
Re: Speaking of rare!

It looks like the plug wire loom keeps going.....is that a rag or something on the back covering #8?......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By flatford8
Re: Mercury Sunset Pano

I don’t think the town I live in is a thousand acres!!....I’d be proud to have one of those calendars on my wall if you decide to do it......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By flatford8
Re: Mercury Sunset Pano

Great photo Ralph!!!....talk about the wide open spaces!!.....how many acres do you farm up there??.....we haven’t got much for warm weather here either....I’m still running the heat in my car on my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By flatford8
Re: New Video. Tinkering on the 41 pickup.

I think your truck just wanted some “hands on” attention........is your dog a Weimareiner?.....you folks seem to live pretty close together over there....does anybody complain when your “ knocking...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 940
Posted By flatford8
Re: Stock 1950 8BA

Was the dist. shaft bushing checked for play?.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2019, 04:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By flatford8
Re: 12 Volt generator with an original Pulley and fan!!

That’s “Hot Rod Engineering” right there!!!!.....what you have on hand is what you have to make work....I like it!!!.....although I would find something that fits to be able to carry a spare....not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,862
Posted By flatford8
Re: Stash of flathead's in PA.?

Your a good man for helping him out and assuring he gets some value for his collection.....the good feeling you get for helping is priceless!!!....I’ve started watching your videos...Thanks!!!.....I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 500
Posted By flatford8
Re: On Hemmings Daily this AM

I rode Triumphs, BSA and Norton and don’t remember having issues with electrics..... or oil leaks..... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 579
Posted By flatford8
Re: No Spark

“ I drained the oil as well a emptying the gas tank.
I put fresh gas in and drove it about 30 miles. It ran well.“ I’m not trying to be a smart ass, but you did fill it with oil too...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 725
Posted By flatford8
Re: Coolant

I mix mine but it still should be tested for its freeze point. Im careful to mix it correctly and had a batch that wasn’t low enough. I think it was 50/50 in a “concentrate” container....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2,740
Views: 588,893
Posted By flatford8
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

Hey Topless!!!.....how are things in SUNNY FLA????.....We’re maintaining our high temps of 50* up here......we not only can’t go topless.....we still need a damn jacket!!!!!....life has gotten in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 940
Posted By flatford8
Re: Stock 1950 8BA

I had a miss at cruise in my stock ‘50 and I found a broken plug. I was checking them and when I pulled the wire, the electrode pulled out of the plug. I had no backfire though.... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 917
Posted By flatford8
Re: Air/Fuel Meter/gauge

Some of the “tuning” involves making the engine run right, not just satisfying the meter,..... correct?.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 917
Posted By flatford8
Re: Air/Fuel Meter/gauge

Thanks!!!.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 917
Posted By flatford8
Re: Air/Fuel Meter/gauge

Do you need two for dual exhaust?...should they be close to the engine... Thanks.... Mark
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