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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 322
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: It's Friday. Time for a Flathead video. Crusty Flatty Pt.11.

Yeah Mart, I have enjoyed all of your videos and look forward to the next one. By the way my wife is from Cambridge area. I was station at RAF Mildenhall back in the early
1960's in the USAF and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,116
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: Suspect several here have been there

Yep, I have a couple of the bottles and spouts but no rack/carrier for them
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 12:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: How I Made Radio Hanging Bolts For My 34 Ford

I have a 34 glove box radio and face plate that someone could own very reasonable, I will never use it. I will be lucky to get the two cars I have now before I take that dirt nap.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 764
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: cooper tires

I just bought two Cooper tires for the front of my Pick up, and very satisfied with them. I have been using Good Years on both my truck and car but the last set I got for my truck
were crap. I will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,146
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: 1933 essex terraplane. John Dillinger's favorite car

I have a framed Print of the 37 Terraplane I did for my customer with his 37 in an original Terraplane AD of a beach location, wooden speed boat out in the water, a shadow of an airplane on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,146
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: 1933 essex terraplane. John Dillinger's favorite car

It was an Essex model Terraplane for 32 and 33, in 34 it became just Terraplane and went out of production in 1937. After 37 Hudson took what remaining parts and designed a 38 Hudson. I did a 1937...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 844
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: installing radiator bottom hoses

I said this once before and I was raked over the coals thinking I was being vulgar but use a personal Lub such as KY, it is water soluable and does not harm rubber. Now if everyone will just keep...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: 47-48 Ford clock

Maybe stop by a clock repair shop and ask them. I would think they would do it for nothing
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-18-2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,307
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: identify 59 Flathead V-8

Too bad I didn't see this sooner, I have a 59 AB that has been rebuilt with very low miles on it that I need to sell. I have a Rt leg amputation and need to install an engine with auto trans in my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,931
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: Do You Carry a Container of Gas in your Trunk?

Well I guess we could just drive our mower 5 miles tomthe nearest gas station and drive it back home, make one round the yard than go back to fil it up again...... NOT!!!
I do have a truck and I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,931
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: Do You Carry a Container of Gas in your Trunk?

yes you should always fill up gas tanks on the ground no matter plastic or metal. and always keep the nozzle in contact with the container. I wish I had a dollar for every gal of fuel I have put on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,931
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: Do You Carry a Container of Gas in your Trunk?

When I was stationed at RAF Mildenhall in the USAF back in the early 1960's I had a Morris Minor. The previous owner fitted a 5 US gal jerry can in the trunk/boot that was tied into the original gas...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: Winter Storage

Maybe store them in one of those cheap foam coolers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,061
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: 8BA without trans bell housing?

Bell Housing is a seperate piece on 8ba Flat heads. It consists of a ring and a starter plate
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,112
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: Failing gas tank sealant

Different gas in aircraft, no alcohol in it that I know of. I wish I had a dollar for every gal of 115/145 Avaition gas I have pumped.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: 31 Victoria

Beautiful Photo
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: Still hangin in there

I am going to guess but I think it isn't real just something made up out of scrap and bits and pieces and just as an eye catcher, like the fake gun in the first PIC.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 862
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: Hand riveting tool ?

Aircraft supplier should have a rivet squeezer, have used one on solid rivets, also check with Mac's they have a rivet setter in their catalogue. It is a squeeze type
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: 32 to 48 v8- are fuel pumps the same

Been a long time but I think I bought what was listed as a 34 pump for my 46 59 AB, does not have the sediment bowl.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,709
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: hidden radio ideas or just slighty out of sight. wood hide door?

That looks like a good idea to me. Gonna be faced with the radio situation as I get closer to the end of the Restoration of our 1946 Ford Super Deluxe Coupe Sedan. But I know someone that converts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,709
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: hidden radio ideas or just slighty out of sight. wood hide door?

I listen to Classic country on my truck radio all the time and I am 79. Don't listen to all this Rap Crap at all or modern Rock.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,709
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: hidden radio ideas or just slighty out of sight. wood hide door?

AS a Classic country music fan I only listen to the three local stations that play my kind of music but I realize not all areas play the sort of music that everyone likes. I don't like new country...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: Mystery Door Handle

I have an original handle like that on my 30 Ford coupe, have always known it was the wrong year for it. It was on the car when I bought it back in 1957.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: engine paint prep

I like that color. Think I will paint my engine red, the car will be black with red wheels so I think a red engine will look good
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By Marvin/TN
Re: Safety Wire

Just use the stainless, one roll will last you a life time and will never rust. Wish I had a $100 for every inch of safety wire that I have used.
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