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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,295
Posted By dwaynec
Re: Ropy Nacewicz Hardware business reopen date

Thank you, Michael. I sincerely hope that this addition to your business is a continued success.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By dwaynec
Re: Antifreeze for 24 stud flathead

If I didn't have the Detroit Diesel antifreeze laying around in the garage, I would probably buy propylene glycol. This does two things: 1) get the stuff out of the garage an 2) save me a few bucks...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By dwaynec
Re: Antifreeze for 24 stud flathead

Thanks for the info rotorwrench. I appreciate it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By dwaynec
Re: Antifreeze for 24 stud flathead

I should add that this stuff is basically ethylene glycol with supplementary coolant additives in it. According to the label it meets or exceeds Ford ESE-M97B44-A standards.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By dwaynec
Antifreeze for 24 stud flathead

My '37 has a 99T 24 stud flathead in it. It is time to change the antifreeze in the car so all is good for winter. I have several gallons of Detroit Diesel Power Cool antifreeze left over from the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 970
Posted By dwaynec
Re: Another Bubba update...

Shop is looking great. It is also great to hear that you are feeling pretty good. Hopefully it will keep getting better!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,126
Posted By dwaynec
Re: Roy Nacewicz's business, and it's future

Thank you, Michael. I have a list of fasteners that my '37 needs. Thanks again.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,993
Posted By dwaynec
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,549
Posted By dwaynec
Re: Bought three Flathead V8 engines yesterday

I may be speaking out of turn here, but most of the boats that I know of have a two to one reduction gearing in the "transmission".
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,194
Posted By dwaynec
Re: 1937 Ford Panel

That is one beautiful truck. Great job.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,277
Posted By dwaynec
Re: Isinglass Windows

I am glad that she got the windows cleaned up. One thing I have found with the isinglass on our boat is that using mineral spirits is a good way to get that sticky residue off the windows.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By dwaynec
Re: The Henry Ford and the Memphis belle

My wife and I went to the museum in November. It is really a great place.

The only advice I can give is to take advantage of the information panels at a lot of the displays. They give a lot of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By dwaynec
Re: 48 coupe- car stance is not even all around

When that happened to my car it was a frozen shock.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By dwaynec
Re: Tubeless bias on stock rim

Just curious. Why shouldn't you use radials on the steering axle?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By dwaynec
Re: Horn button orientation

I hope I never have to bend them again. It definitely was not enough fun the first time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By dwaynec
Re: Horn button orientation

Kube, no it is not. After I get this all back together I am going to investigate the procedure for getting that corrected.

After getting the horn button oriented properly I can see why the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By dwaynec
Re: 37 Headlight Wiring

Terry, thank you so very much for the info. What you gave me is exactly what I wanted.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By dwaynec
Re: 37 Headlight Wiring

Anybody able to help out? Biggest questions are do I have the wires potentially connected to the correct lugs. I have my doubts as it looks to me that the way I have the wires potentially connected...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2017, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By dwaynec
Re: Horn button orientation

Thanks JM. I appreciate your help.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By dwaynec
Re: Horn button orientation

OK. I got the horn rod out. Now to get the horn button correctly oriented with the switch.

It looks like I bend the tabs on the under side of the light switch handle to get the button loose. What...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By dwaynec
Re: Horn button orientation

Thanks Gary. I really appreciate it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By dwaynec
Horn button orientation

In my Ford the horn button is oriented 90 degrees off vertical. Is it possible to pull the horn rod out without dropping the steering column? Can the spider for the light switch be turned 90 degrees...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By dwaynec
37 Headlight Wiring

When I bought my '37 Fordor the headlights did not work. After much trying and cussing I finally got them to work, but not the way the owners manual states they should.

When I got them to work...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By dwaynec
Re: AACA Central Division Fall Meet -- Bettendorf

I really wanted to go but couldn't make it. It should be great.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,448
Posted By dwaynec
Re: Rear axle/wishbone destroyed

I have the boat to make your dreams come true!
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