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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: New gaskets - cardboard

My auto shop instructor, said 60 years ago. a little permatex on the removable part only, to hold the gasket during assembly. Makes life easier when you next work on it.



Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 358
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Spongy Brakes

Are you using DOT 5 ?


Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:16 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,687
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: What in Tarnation?

Sparks from a grinder will ignight spilled diesel fuel 20 feet away.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: New gaskets - cardboard

I have made good gaskets from the sleeve Victor head gaskets came in. Good clean mating surfaces is the key.


Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Removing bonded brake linings.

Take them to your local friction material shop for relining or exchange.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Drive Shaft Shortening

Driveline specialities in Garden Grove. Google is your friend.


Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,712
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: 1 Fly wheel 2 PP thread bad

Make a template and rotate it 60 degrees, redrill and tap. Good as new.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,523
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: My new to me '39 Coupe

That paint color should help you get friendly with a bunch of nice policemen.
I had a candy red chopper in the early 1970's.
Beautiful car
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,057
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Misfireing at idle.

Moisture inside distributor caps.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 863
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: easter

Happy Easter to everyone.
Indeed He has arisen.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,189
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: My 1939 pickup named “Uncle Raeman”

The Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) is a headquarters-level staff of the United States Department of Defense. ... All of these positions are Presidential appointments which require U.S....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,280
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: What product best for white walls tires

Tony
I believe your solution can fix a lot of appearance issues. Seems we want to believe, spray this stuff on and rinse it off, works like magic, just like on TV.


Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: ford blue

Finger nail polish at dollar tree, a buck. brush in the bottle.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Consensus on best Throwout bearing

That bearing should be good for another 78,000 miles.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: 1941 Ford trunk tool compartment

Joe
Mine were maroon I think. Kind of color blind in that area of colors.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,438
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Well...this ain't good

Has anyone drilled and retapped 18 MM for the larger plug thread? Forget the heli coil etc.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 847
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: How to properly use Glyptal

David G


How do you absolutely clean porous aluminum? That was always a problem for me when I tried to heli arc weld heat exchangers.



Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: 1937 Ford Truck

FTG96
Beautiful truck. A flatbed with wood would be perfect. Wait until Gary sees it. Really like the turn signal light on the fender.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Original Radio with new 12V Neg Gnd system

I believe the vibrator is poliarty sensitive. Your tech could tell you.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,041
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Some Bad habits !!!!

I believe lubriplate is a soap based lube.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 720
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: 52 F1 Just curious

I would like to add the same F1 pulled a single axle boat trailer, with an aluminum 16 1/2 ft boat back and forth to lake Mead Arizona side 2 or 3 times a year for overten years. No issues. The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 720
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: 52 F1 Just curious

tandem axle hd trailer with a full size car was too much for my 1950 F1. I only towed it less than a mile but realized it was too much weight.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: what works?

I used Semi Chrome to polish the primary cover and valve covers on my Harley.


Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,222
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Offset Hose Adapter

Shadowman
Could you not move the radiator forward to the holes in the frame for the 6 cylinder engine and gain necessary room for hoses?
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By cmbrucew
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