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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,674
Posted By rowens55
Re: Hot rod word orgin

Ok, now that is an explanation that at least makes some sense. Thanks
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-22-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,561
Posted By rowens55
Re: To patch or replace frame crossmember?

I had my engine out and suspension removed before supporting the inner fenders with upright and flat 2x4s. I then removed the two fender bolts closest to the core support and made a rod with a washer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,674
Posted By rowens55
Re: Hot rod word orgin

I have no doubt that it was used, I just can't get my head around how or why. After reading the link posted above I still don't quit get the term. All I said was it sounds like nonsense. And I still...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-22-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,561
Posted By rowens55
Re: To patch or replace frame crossmember?

I did my cross member with a goodell piece and it fit like a glove! All the mounting points for the suspension were perfect. I used a cut off wheel, saws all and a dremel tool to cut the old one out....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,674
Posted By rowens55
Re: Hot rod word orgin

How do you apply "opium" to an "early car"? Very little of that "definition" makes sense to me. "Gow (as in cow) job" sounds like nonsense!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,170
Posted By rowens55
Re: More KiWi flatheads

I was going to say "lucky man!" Then I thought, wow, a lot of work and dedication in that collection!! Fantastic!! Wonder if he wants to adopt another old kid?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,822
Posted By rowens55
Re: Americarna

but refused my offer of help, actually looked down his nose at my 'lowly' Ford , pompous prick![/QUOTE]

I agree. His loss...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,957
Posted By rowens55
Re: What would you pick?

34pickup, I'm right there as well. Only 3 huh?!?
1. My 55CV on a 2018 mustang KR chassis
2. My 55CV bone stock 100pt restored
3. My 55CV just as she sits now. As a hot rod!

Yup you guessed it,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By rowens55
Re: cabriolet vs cabernet

Hahahahahahaha.....breath.....hahahahaha!!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By rowens55
Re: cabriolet vs cabernet

Have you checked the ad for a miss-print?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,695
Posted By rowens55
Re: 47 merc apology

Richard is a TV show host/star. He does what he does and he does it well. No worries for his mention in my book like him or no.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,546
Posted By rowens55
Re: Slang-feel free to add

Towering inferno: holly T-pot carb..
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-18-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 35,271
Posted By rowens55
Re: Two-Door Ford and Mercury Wagons

Kultulz, OMG! That little "bug" thing movin around at the bottom of your post..!!??!!...what the H#*L is that?!?!? I tried to KILL IT TWICE before I realized it wasent "on" my screen...it was "in"...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-16-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By rowens55
Re: Overdrive deck lid emblem placement

thanks Rev, I appreciate that. With the T-5 in and the fordo out, the emblem swap seems appropriate.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-16-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By rowens55
Overdrive deck lid emblem placement

Does anyone here know if a overdrive deck lid emblems pins will fit the deck lid pin holes for the fordomatic emblem on a 55 Fairlane? Thanks for any help.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,014
Posted By rowens55
Re: Remember When??

Yes sir they are but under new management (again). Still looks the same just a little more run down. Graduated Rio Linda High 1971. Haven't had one in a while...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-30-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By rowens55
Re: My new Y-block

Has anyone ever put a pusher fan on a 55? If so, how do you like it? A part number?? There are many on the internet, too many. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-28-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By rowens55
Re: My new Y-block

Oh, and the green....my family will tell you I'm a quarter bubble off plumb so...just because.....is the best I got.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-28-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By rowens55
Re: My new Y-block

KULTULZ, it's a date Code 1957 312 sleeved down to a stock 292 bore. stock 312 crank and rods. 10.5:1 forged domed probe (Mummert) pistons. Clay Smith 292S cam. Mummert 4v dual plane aluminum intake...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-28-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By rowens55
Re: My new Y-block

Thanks Sal. Since the sale of those fell through I have decided to keep em and someday put em on. At least to see how she runs with em. Gotta get her up n runnin first as is.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-28-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By rowens55
Re: My new Y-block

That's my son-in-law and he IS a brute!! However it's hanging from a fork lift! Just a fun pic I thought I'd share.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-28-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By rowens55
My new Y-block

Merry Christmas folks! Got my New engine installed over the holiday weekend. Haven't fired it yet but IMHO it looks fantastic nestled in the bay. What do you think? 304 ci, 304 hp, 330 tq. 11" clutch...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,114
Posted By rowens55
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,050
Posted By rowens55
Re: American Pickers Model A .

I agree with all but the last paragraph. Though NOW I'm sure the bulk of the $$ comes from the show, at one time they must have been earning at least a meager living on what they do or how would they...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,984
Posted By rowens55
Re: Do any of you smell a rat here?

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!! Yup, that's just what it'll take too!! Happy Thanksgiving Jim! I plan on givin you a call soon. Hope all is well with you!
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