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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: Right Tail light & rumble step plate bracket

Thanks DavidG.....I no longer have to scratch my head on this one. My present solution is to have spacers and longer bolts to hold the tail light mount in order to make it work. It would place the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Robert Dip
Right Tail light & rumble step plate bracket

How does one bolt the right hand side tail light bracket with the step plate bracket in place as shown in the photo.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: Filter for an original Beehive oil filter

Got it from Gil Granucci a while back....same as he has on his restored Coupe. The center port dumps in the pan, so there it was/is. I am waiting for some feedback from him on this topic.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: Filter for an original Beehive oil filter

Here are pics of my original Beehive filter unit.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By Robert Dip
Filter for an original Beehive oil filter

Probably discussed before, but need to know either from past discussions or how can you help me at this time. Appreciated. I have an original beehive filter and need to hook it up to a 59AB. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,812
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: 10" pressure plate exact drilling dimensions.

Thanks Mart.....I believe your final statement will become the 'Bible.

"If I were a betting man I would say each one does match a standard fractional dimension. I'd go with

9", 10.375 with 32...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,812
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: 10" pressure plate exact drilling dimensions.

Thanks Brian, so we can accurately enough say that the bolt circle is at 11.375 for the 10" PP and the paired holes are at 32 degrees. When I used the caliper to measure between the holes, yes, some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,812
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: 10" pressure plate exact drilling dimensions.

Thanks guys for all of your input. Thanks also for the X & Y drilling, but, at this point. I am also assuming the circle diameter is at 11.375. ( eyeballed on my template )

Here are the c/c...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,812
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: 10" pressure plate exact drilling dimensions.

Mart....I traced the holes on a sheet of stiff paper. I then placed it on my old drafting table and used the dial angle to obtain the complete 360* numbers.

0* to 32* to 120* t0 152* to 240* to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,812
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: 10" pressure plate exact drilling dimensions.

Thanks JWL. Not many of us have proper equipment to do such an operation, but it sure would help one and all if they have to bring a flywheel to a machine shop. I have a milling machine and use a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,812
Posted By Robert Dip
10" pressure plate exact drilling dimensions.

Hi, it's been a long time. I need the drilling dimensions for a 10" pressure plate. ( Baby Hemi engine to '39 box ) What I came up with is the dia. is 11.375" and the 3 sets of paired holes are at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,270
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: Dick Spadaro

Can never forget the discussion on needing a shorter trans clutch arm to solve the problem of not enough throw from the pedal....He kept insisting that the arm needed to be longer. We all knew here...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,281
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: Gathering of the Faithful in Rochester Mass.

Ford46....thanks for spotting my 4-banger.....all Henry...all real race stuff from the past, even the B-W overdrive in the center of the torque tube. The most fun with this car is the sound...as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,668
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: 32 Gas Tank filler leak

Yep....using a non-vented cap....leaks....want to hear a fix for this one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,469
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: Original '32 spring shackles

Hey.....Firerod,,,,love that dropped axle....actually, I hate the look on the 'hammer drop'...and I have one on my Hot Rod that I built in 1961. You probably know that these are the first axles...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,469
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: Original '32 spring shackles

Can't be 100% sure....but, that the way I have always seen them and do. This is on my '32. It has the inward curvature as seen on the photo. I would imagine there could be a lot of different designs...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,610
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: Pictures taken at the 3rd Rodder's Journal Revival @ Pimlico Race Course in Balti

Hi John, yup, we were so busy, who has time for pictures. It was nice of the Rodder's Journal Revival team to post this photo of my Deuce 4-banger on their site prior to the show...as in...look...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,610
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: Pictures taken at the 3rd Rodder's Journal Revival @ Pimlico Race Course in Balti

Last meet of the year for Christine & I, and the RJ Revival in Baltimore did not disappoint us. The weather was perfect, and travelling 600 miles to get there was well worth the distance. Thursday...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,562
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: If you want to have fun driving, don't let fear stop you.

PeterC...boy, do I hear you.....your newly completed '35 3W.....being in fear from being hit by the latest trend of drivers....'up-your' is their attitude and could not even spell the word 'Respect'....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,495
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: 1932 4 cylinder muffler??

40cpe

Yes, this is a B-W overdrive unit and this was done some 10+ years ago. The gentleman that actually did all the machining and adaptation passed away. Don't we hate to loose these great...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,495
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: 1932 4 cylinder muffler??

Thanks DD...followed your instructions before.....formula did not apply to my machine....or me!
I'll stick to building cars
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,495
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: 1932 4 cylinder muffler??

Exhaust systems are either fun to build or a real pain in the butt. They are real pleasant to do when you have the correct parts on hand to fabricate your own system. The clamp mentioned above is one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,495
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: 1932 4 cylinder muffler??

The clamps I use are not the flimsy radiator type. They are too weak. The company name on the clamp is Mikalor..google it. They are 3/4" wide, the band is a thick gauge....035"...and the screw is a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,495
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: 1932 4 cylinder muffler??

I just made my exhaust on my '32 4-banger ( highly modified with Riley OHV conversion ). Got tired of Smithy's mufflers, much to long for so many of our applications. Got the Brockman mufflers, great...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,510
Posted By Robert Dip
Re: '40 Ford front rubber brake hoses

I guess I'm 'ole fashion'....all of the new hoses are smaller in diameter and the ends are not as Ford made them...just can't get anything from either the old Ford part suppliers or the auto...
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