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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 729
Posted By Newc
Re: Stumped on my first Flathead Build

Hey; I heated my ring gear in her oven and froze the flywheel in her freezer! newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By Newc
Re: Installation of motor and gearbox- Ford 1 1/2 tonne

hi; Typically the cab was lowered onto a fully assembled chassis. This required a tall ceiling, as the steering wheel [column] went up thru the cab. newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By Newc
Re: At the local show

Went to a local show Sunday and a car builder talked about a customer who's Flathead eng cost so much that the poor fellow couldn't finish the body work [costs]. And it is getting worse for the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 868
Posted By Newc
Re: 1932 ford frame differences

The original post did not specify car or 1/2 ton? I have the big trucks 'BB' and they use passenger fenders/hoods , and are curved toward the front half. Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By Newc
Re: H-10 Two rib spark plugs?

These plugs are sought after for 'Dearborn' Cars on the judging field. They can get expensive and are often saved just for judging the V8's. A controversy about replaceable parts Vs as built...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,151
Posted By Newc
Re: Blown flathead

i like the 'cough cough'. I've gassed up many a garage and it is always worth it. Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,191
Posted By Newc
Re: Identifying carburetors

Hi; that external float vent carb is correct for engines with crank mounted fans, i understand. Old posts mentioned problems with air pressure [flow] from top mounted fan installations. A...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By Newc
Re: Ford 1 1/2 tonne restorations

Good catch on the brake shoes.. my '53 had the same done to it and poor results braking. Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,995
Posted By Newc
Re: Flathead city, Gary Howard, Grants Pass, Or

Aug 5 '19 Local Early V8 Club members have given up on this guy, and their monies. One member is supposed to have rescued his project from the shop. No other developments with V8 Club guys. Newc
Forum: Early V8 08-01-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 52
Posted By Newc
Truck Flat Bed 6' 8" wide 9" long straight/nice

Truck Flat Bed off '30's Ford. 6 ft, 8 inches wide/ 9 ft long. Generic Mfgr'd, Not Script, but Not homemade. 6 side pockets and 4 on each end. Straight/ clean, and no crash damage. Could fit 1/2...
Forum: Model-A 08-01-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By Newc
Truck Flat Bed 6' 8" wide 9" long straight/nice

Truck Flat Bed off 30's FORD. 6ft 8 inches wide; 9ft long 6 pockets on sides and 4 on ends. Nice/clean and straight. Some stakes available. Not a Script/ generic mfgr'd Not a homebuilt! Pickup...
Forum: Model-T 08-01-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By Newc
Truck flat bed off Ford 6'8" wide 9' long

Nice straight Flat bed Off a '30's Ford. Will fit all Ford frames '28 up. Earlier frames will require bed mount mods. 6ft 8 inches wide.. 9 ft long 6 side pockets/4 pocket each end. Not Script-...
Forum: Late V8 07-29-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By Newc
Re: Crabbie pattys ?????

That would be 7 grand on the the end of the cam! Right? Like maybe a 14 grand flatty!! Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 992
Posted By Newc
V8 Stuff on HAMB

Running complete '32 chassis... ect. I found a pr of late '32 V8 splash pans for a friends future Dearborn project. These and other parts are not showing up here on Fordbarn, as advertisers want...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By Newc
Re: 1932 Ford Vin

Hi; Some states can assign Vin numbers. Oregon assigned numbers began with OR. Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,038
Posted By Newc
Re: Shop led lighting

Hi; Retired electrician here... The new Leds are fantastic, I installed High bay t-5s [flor] and did not like the heat they produced. T-8s [Flor] with electronic ballasts can be converted to Led...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Newc
Re: ?? Oil change and pressure dropped??

Yea Fellows; The new oil pressure is right for a stock eng. I was spoiled by the high readings of the old oil and will try a different weight when changed again. Thanks Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Newc
?? Oil change and pressure dropped??

Background; Bought an [ unknown history] Flathead car with a nice 59ab... high oil pressure showing 45-50 hot, Ok oil was clean maybe the later pump... Then [250 miles later] went in for an oil...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By Newc
Re: fuel pump

Hi; The only priming lever pumps I have seen are Military parts. I do not currently have a source, but try Mapleleafup.com A site for Commonwealth vehicles. My 'Blitz" is a Ford. Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By Newc
Re: Green gas

Hi; I had some OLD E10 grow green hair, water plus alge, Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By Newc
Re: Flathead City machine shop in Oregon

Hi; The V8 club members in Oregon have been scammed by this fellow lately. Member of RG #85 did a drive by and the place was all locked up--no one around. BBB rating of F . Bad news all around. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By Newc
Re: 32 Driveshaft and Torque Tube Lengths???

Hi; a search here should find numerous posts on this subject. I need to make one myself. Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By Newc
Re: Great Race Bishop June 2019

Saw the Great Race in and out at the Hood River,Or lunch stop. Bucket list event. and the WAAAM museum is an all day venue. Newc
Forum: Early V8 07-07-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By Newc
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