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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By russcc
Re: Removing bonded brake linings.

If you wan to stop like an original '40 with properly adjusted brakes this is lining to use, not the modern stuff.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By russcc
Floor insulation/sound deadening

I used some 1" HVAC duct insulation on the floor of the '40 coupe behind the seat. It's been in there a year or so, and when I took it out to check something there was some mold in the stiffening...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By russcc
Re: Honing wheel & Master Cylinder

Thank for your comments. Just checking my options in case the MC doesn't clean up. I will see if Rock Auto still has any. I also got a US made one from Advance Auto a few years ago that is on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By russcc
Re: Removing bonded brake linings.

I do not intend to use modern linings. I have NORS rivet type linings to replace the modern junk that doesn't stop. Ray has great story about a boat yard crane that they spent a big chunk of money on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By russcc
Re: Honing wheel & Master Cylinder

What is the aprox. cost of sleeving a master cylinder by White Post ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By russcc
Re: Hershey

The Real Virus behind the cancellation of Hershey

The real virus responsible for Hershey’s cancellation is the insurance/legal system complex, similar to the industrial/ military complex.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By russcc
Re: Removing bonded brake linings.

It most have a lot to do with what is, and how it is applied as one lining fell off. It may have been exposed to brake fluid ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By russcc
Re: Honing wheel & Master Cylinder

Thank you all, especially Aaron for the wealth of Knowledge available nowhere else in the world.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By russcc
Removing bonded brake linings.

Suggestion for removing old bonded brake linings from good original '40 Ford rivet type shoes. 1 of them fell off, so it may not be to hard. Thank you Fordbarners
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By russcc
Re: Honing wheel & Master Cylinder

Thank you, I get the brake fluid honing idea, but which brake fluid since I am converting to DOT 5. Because 5 is synthetic I am not sure it would be good choice to hone with. Opinions, experience ?...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By russcc
Hershey

Sad news, just notified by AACA that they canceled Hershey this year.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,373
Posted By russcc
Re: Don Orosco,RIP

Thank you for posting that.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By russcc
Honing wheel & Master Cylinder

Rumble Seat, (bless his soul), recommended using cutting oil to hone with so you get a better finish. This may have been written before water based cutting fluids started to supplant oil/sulphur...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 683
Posted By russcc
Re: Getting on Fordbarn

Very informative, thank you. I have new computer with Win 10, but feel more comfortable with the W7. I find W10 to sensitive, althought it sure is quick to ramp up. wish I knew about downloading W10...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 683
Posted By russcc
Getting on Fordbarn

I had an issue trying to get on Fordbarn for a week or so. Some of you may have a similar problem if you have older Microsoft Internet Explorer on Windows 7.
Not being a computer person, (it's just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By russcc
Re: '40 Lockheed brake system

Thank you all for your valued advice. I have early Lincoln Bendix brakes which I will eventually install on the front of the '40 but not right now.

A perspective on original '40 Lockheed brakes...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By russcc
'40 Lockheed brake system

Converting the '40 system to DOT 5. I have done this before on the roadster, but was wondering what the aprox. brake fluid capacity is for the '40. I have rebuilt the wheel cylinders, and MC, and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By russcc
Re: Can a cracked block be fixed?

I had a 59 block sleeved to take care of a tiny pinhole leak in the cylinder wall below to piston travel area. The shop that sleeved it use some type adhesive product like Locktite between the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By russcc
Re: EV8 parts vendors

Good points. It's not about the money. From my experience and what I understood is that some of the parts from NAPA and Rockauto are still made in the USA. I prefer Van Pelt, 3rd gen, Joes and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By russcc
Re: Removing '40 rear hub seals

Thank you all for your ideas. The seals were original GK Ford script, in there for 80 years. Tried the crude big screw driver method, but didn't like it. So here is how I did it;
Tools used; Vise,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By russcc
Removing '40 rear hub seals

What is the right way to remove the rear axle hub seals ? Thank you Fordbaners.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By russcc
EV8 parts vendors

On 4/18/20, a Fordbarner posted a list of 48-52 F1 and F-100 brake & hub bearing parts sources & #s available through Rock Auto & NAPA. Anyone have a list of similar EV8 parts availability through...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By russcc
Re: Transmission lineage

You have the right pedals, try Ray Helgers in RI at 401 635 4849, or Fred Wilner at South Side MN, 507 332 6789, they may have it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By russcc
Rock Auto Parts List

One of the forum members recently posted a list of parts for the F1, F100's from 1948 and up available through Rock Auto. Doe anyone have list of the parts from 1940 to 1953 ? Or if you have found...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By russcc
Re: Rear shackle recommendations 40 banjo

You may want to do search on that topic here, and get the expert's advice on what do use and how to properly install them from the likes of KUBE
I have an A roadster on 32 rails with a Model A...
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