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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,928
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: Relieving 8BA Block

I relieved my block for street use. Used 11:1 Offenhauser heads. 3/4 old school cam , tri power set up and my truck runs well. Been on the road since 1985 and never any engine issues. Just did a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: Machine maintance !!

My #77 Fluke is 40 years old and still works like new , Money well spent.
Vic
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2020, 12:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,302
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: Fenton's or Red's or ??

I have Fenton headers on my 41 pick up. been on the truck for 40 years . I did not want to have to deal with rusted out headers later on.
Vic
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,765
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: oil price.

My state of Alaska is totally reliant on oil revenue. For the past 3 years as the price per drum dropped , so has the oil field employment in my state. Now that the oil companies are not producing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-20-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: Dirty Points?

I agree with guys about WD-40 but as he explained in the beginning that he was getting oil residue in the distributor. Until he finds the culprit and wants to drive his baby , that is what I would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: Dirty Points?

51woodie The oil should not be getting into the distributor.
I bet the shaft to body clearance is to much allowing the oil to find its way up into the top.
Good luck Vic
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: Moisture barrier

If you have heat in that space , which will dry the space out causing a wicking effect of the slab from the ground under the slab . As mentioned from previous posts without a vapor barrier under the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: Dirty Points?

The oil residue will eventually start effecting the performance of the firing of the points to
to where they will ground out and not function as they are supposed to. Need to spray the area with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,483
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: I am hiding in my garage from my wife

Hey chap52 "Two mistakes Vic, 1. you told her and 2. now she is going to cut yours... Chap" Yeah now I am going to have to learn , to sleep with one eye open. She even ordered on line , hair...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,483
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: I am hiding in my garage from my wife

My wife just cut her own hair and she messed it up. I told her , now I am not going to have her cut mine. I can not afford any mistakes. Not much left . WOW !
Vic
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-10-2020, 11:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,215
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: What product best for white walls tires

I would never use any abrasives on my white walls . I use a degreaser called oil eater. It is a bio degradable product. Spray it on and let it set for a few minutes. Use a hand scrub brush and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,379
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: Please educate me on scammers when selling a car

I do not do any deals over craigs list via texting . I am a old school guy . call then stop by. No time to waste on BS.
Vic
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,283
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: Shopping for a Trailer

You need to look at Triton Trailers. I have a 20' beavertail with a 5' Vee . It was designed for sleds , atv's and also cars/ trucks . They are 8'6" wide and offer different heights up to 7'6". mine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: US Customs blocking import/export of NY registered vehicles

NY state is ranked right in there with CA. I hate to say and all you guys are out voted by the left in NYC.
sad days.
Vic
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,774
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: Howell's Sheeeet Metal Scam

Ronnieroadster. I agree with yourfindings. With all the complaints I hear from the different suppliers. I would recommend to either make your own and learn or hire
A shop to make them. They will be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2020, 12:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,510
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: What were the chances!

That is a great find.
Vic
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 02:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,576
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: I just got scammed! Be careful!

I had spoken to that guy. He is surfing the Ford Barn and Hamb classifieds. I heard the same story about his father in law and deaf wife. I told him I have a friend that lives 15 minutes away and he...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,351
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all and a prosperous / healthy new year
Vic from Alaska
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: Swapmeet in Idaho or Montana

Thank you for posting the event in Emmett. Never knew of that one. Will have to put that one on my list.
Vic
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,451
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: Paul Bradley Floors

Many of these vendors actually do this as a hobby not as a livelyhood.
Vic
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: 1940 ford coupe headers

I have Fenton headers on my 41 Ford pick up and am very happy with them. Worth the xtra money.
Vic
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 268
Posted By Vics Stuff
Looking for Tom out of San Antonio Texas

Some how I have lost all information for a Ford enthusiast named Tom and he is in San Antonio Texas . He has a pair of rear fenders for a 35 Sedan for sale . Any one who can help me in locating...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 260
Posted By Vics Stuff
Looking for Tom in Magnolia Texas

Hey Guys I have lost contact information for a Ford guy named Tom who lives in Magnolia Texas. He has a pair of 35 Ford sedan fender for sale. I have lost all his contact information and do not know...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Psi
Views: 1,084
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: Psi

depending in the vehicle but anything between 32 and 40 PSI would be ok.
Vic
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Vics Stuff
Re: Master cylinder bleeding

Pre bleeding will speed up the brake bleeding process.
Vic
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