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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 796
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: Finally got it to not overheat!

Good for you! In my personal experience, overheating has always been caused by radiator issues...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,413
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: Roy Nacewicz's business, and it's future

Thank you Micheal, this is a big deal for all of us!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,457
Posted By Hal Beatty
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,474
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: adjustable lifters

You can buy them directly from Hy-Lift Johnson... at least here in the States. Might be worth an e-mail to them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 556
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: Taking my F1 out on an errand

Nope, last one I was at was the Viet Nam Vets show on Barkley last Sunday... lots of nice cars. But plenty warm for me...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 556
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: Taking my F1 out on an errand

Hmm... that part of the county looks kinda familiar.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: 40 sedan rear ashtray(s)

Yes, the ashtray in my Deluxe is woodgrained...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: 40 sedan rear ashtray(s)

Pics of the rear ashtray in my Deluxe two-many door sedan... All original seat with a vinyl cover over the striped mohair.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,059
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: What are the must haves for you're shop?

Yeah... More Square Footage!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,299
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: Cartouche / Macs experience?

I ordered fabric samples for my '40 from Cartouche a couple of months back, had them in a week or ten days. Then ordered a kit from them on March 30... it arrived today. In the process of opening the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,354
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: Photos In Fordbarn Swap Meet section?

Lack of photos is the main reason I never look at the Swap Meet section on the Barn...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: New distributor from Charlie ny

Now THAT is a nice truck!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 915
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: 1940 sedan, different door?

So do I. I have almost all the service records for my sedan from July '41 on and they mention repairs to both rear doors (damn suicide doors) and the trunk lid/tail pan area. Nothing about front...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 915
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: 1940 sedan, different door?

Yeah, I expect I'll get some water in the doors. As TJ pointed out, these things are not tightly sealed. But with the window rolled up in the passenger door I've got a 3/16" gap between the fuzzy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 915
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: 1940 sedan, different door?

Ok, now we're getting somewhere... maybe a '39 door snuck in there. I've got the window in place in the passenger door and there's a large gap between the fuzzy strip and the stainless window divider...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 915
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: 1940 sedan, different door?

Yeah, I wish I had noticed this before the car was painted. Haven't decided what I'm going to do about it yet and it's too cold to be working out in the garage this week. To me this looks like the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 915
Posted By Hal Beatty
1940 sedan, different door?

I'm finally in the process of getting the glass installed in my long-term project Two-Many Door Sedan and have run into this issue. I've owned this car for 49 years now and never noticed this until I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,909
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: LeBaron Bonney

I tried to order the interior for my '40 from L-B last November; material was out of stock and they didn't know when they would have any. They wanted 50% payment to keep my order in the works... I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: 1948 Ford Tudor Sedan Door Glass Install

This goes to '46, I think the '48's are similar...
http://www.vanpeltsales.com/FH_web/flathead_glassinstall-40-46_pg1.htm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,104
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: 1940 4 door sedans

I've owned my '40 Deluxe Fordor for close to fifty years now; it's been in the family since '41 and that's the only reason I've kept it. Have always wished my grandparents had bought a Tudor... if...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,030
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: brakes

Speed-Bleeders work great. And you don't have to listen to the wife or daughters bitch about having to help bleed the brakes...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 32,328
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: Rare '40 convertible restoration project

Kube, that is beautiful; congratulations on another fantastic restoration... now get busy on the book :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,168
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: Taking the body off of 36 Delux Fordor

When I removed/replaced the body on my '40 I used two come-a-longs hung from the rafters in the garage. For the front I built a spreader bar that attached to the hood hinge mount holes in the cowl...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: lock work on 40 ford

I'll add my experience with FlatHeadCoupe to this thread: After having a local locksmith sit on my job for 5 mos. I sent all the locks (including a Drake repro. trunk handle) to John. He had them...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By Hal Beatty
Re: Monroe Swap Meet May 19,20

I'll be there Saturday...
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