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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By T Scott
Re: 1934 Sedan rear fender cage nuts

I think you can remove the quarter window mechanism panel to access the top captive nuts. Four flathead screws I believe. The captive nuts in the dogleg are probably hidden by
the wood in that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By T Scott
Re: Gas in oil

I'm thinking you might have an internal leak in your fuel pump and fuel is going down the oil fill pipe.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By T Scott
Re: 34 front window size

It would be very difficult to convey the glass "size" without an accurate detailed drawing since the glass has only two straight edges and the rest is compound curves. I suggest Bob's Classic Glass...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,121
Posted By T Scott
Re: 34 speedo removal

I think you might be right. The lower right of the photo shows what appears to be hardened liquid. Epoxy?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,618
Posted By T Scott
Re: 34 starter cable color

Go get'em Tim! I'm with you!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By T Scott
Re: Need help fitting brake shoes to drums. 1937 Ford

Like V8Coopman says J&G are the go to guys for shoes and drums. I had all drums relined with cast iron for my 37 LaSalle and shoes relined with semi metallic composite, then all shoes and drums...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,421
Posted By T Scott
Re: '32 Roadster Cartouche interiors

Cartouch upholstery guy is Dave Trank. Dave.Trank@ecklers.net
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,609
Posted By T Scott
Re: First trip away in the 33

There comes a time in everyone's life when the most important thing one has is their memories. I'm sure your wife would want you to continue touring in the 33 and what a great way to preserve the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,788
Posted By T Scott
Re: opinions on 'lifts'

I don't want to be a wet blanket but attempting to perform exhaust work on a scissor lift will be met with extreme frustration. I have a scissor lift. It's a great tool for my limited ceiling height...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,788
Posted By T Scott
Re: opinions on 'lifts'

The scissor lift will work well for brake work, tire changes, and general work around the perimeter of the vehicle but access under the car is extremely poor do to the lift's structure. They are also...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,809
Posted By T Scott
Re: 33 navigator

A tragic loss Lawrie. Events such as this touch all of us.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By T Scott
Re: The Mercury Yesterday

I would change the oil. When oil sits for a long time the sediment sinks to the bottom and it looks clean when you check it. Also the Ph changes when burned sulfur compounds contaminate the oil and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,819
Posted By T Scott
Re: Covid excuse to play hookey

"thwartship" Your boatbuilding past is showing both in verbiage and your creativity.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,479
Posted By T Scott
Re: Please drive your 33-34 Ford today in honor of my friend from Texas

My 34 is not drivable yet but I will think of your friend and how fortunate I am to be able to work on it today.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,119
Posted By T Scott
Re: Wood top ribs question

Do not install the chicken wire over bare wood. Place a strip of denim or muslin on the top of each rib. This prevents the chicken wire from squeaking or tapping on the wood while driving.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 17,726
Posted By T Scott
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

Wow, what a bunch of old bastards! Oops, I guess that includes me, 82 come September.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By T Scott
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2021, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By T Scott
34 headlight and tail light stands

I understand that 34 headlight stands were painted black. is that also the case with the tail light stands? Also is the painted part of the horns black or body color?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,285
Posted By T Scott
Re: Signs, back in the day

"pity all the mighty Caesars, pulled their whiskers out with tweezers" Burma Shave
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,568
Posted By T Scott
Re: wood top bow supplier?

You're right David. I ordered some parts about a year ago and what I got took forever. I never did get everything. He actually cancelled the balance of my order!! Too bad, the quality of what I did...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,568
Posted By T Scott
Re: wood top bow supplier?

I live in Friday Harbor part of the year and since I need some wood for my 34 project I stopped by his shop today. He is not retired and said he has a substantial backlog. I think the "retired" issue...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-14-2020, 01:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,108
Posted By T Scott
Re: Goldenrod Garage, Freeport Maine

In didn't know about Neil's passing and I'm sorry to hear that. I remember some years ago being in his office trailer when his dog went into an epileptic seizure. He took great pains to make sure the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,860
Posted By T Scott
Re: Frame rust

Unless you are trying to be 100% original I would think any decent fab shop could make that repair.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By T Scott
Re: Stuck engine

Pull the oil drain plug. If water comes out offer him fifty bucks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,312
Posted By T Scott
Re: 36 project making progress

No, No. don't drive it in the snow! that car belongs in your living room, at least for five months of the year. Never mind what your wife says!
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