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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By ford38v8
Re: rear end identification

Here's a link that will help you identify what you have.


http://goldengatev8.org/images/Street%20Rodder%20Magazine%20January%202003/street_rodder_magazine.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 240
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Steering Wheel Covers

I bought a 16" leather cover, had a hell of a time to stretch it over my '38 banjo wheel, but it does fit like a glove and has been on there now for almost 30 years. Nothing beats real leather.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By ford38v8
Re: 1937 speedo gear failure/replacement

Ron, Is the turtle geared as original, or has the gear itself been changed out to match the speed of a differential gear change? Count the teeth on the worn gear and compare to the number on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Perfect work bench

What is the screwdriver sitting on? Some kind of fulcrum?
And what's with that number 4 at the tip?

I've never seen a hammer like that, but I do have 3 sizes of those screwdrivers I inherited...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 822
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Ford GT 2018 $1125000 BJ just now

Mike, you ask "Seriously?' ...Read my post again and look for the :rolleyes: 'roll eyes sarcastic' icon!

Actually, I think I'd get more use out of the 1961 VW 23 window that sold for $265,000! ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 822
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Ford GT 2018 $1125000 BJ just now

Yeah, you guys are right. What a waste of money! I wouldn't have it taking up space in my garage if they gave it to me. Piece of garbage. :rolleyes:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 822
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Ford GT 2018 $1125000 BJ just now

Coop, Thank you for the back story! That link explains a lot. And too, Ford Legal Department deserves praise for their good work.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 822
Posted By ford38v8
Ford GT 2018 $1125000 BJ just now

!!!! Barrett Jackson. The new Designer Investment.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 790
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Best spark plug

By the time you need another set of plugs, you buy another box of ten, just like when you see the bottom of the mayonnaise jar, you chuck it out it and open a fresh one. :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,349
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Car at auction

Bob, Your post adds considerably to the provenance of the car and should be of value to any new owner.
Are you able to provide confirmation that you have no interest in the sale?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 790
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Best spark plug

I've never had a problem with Champion H10C. They're cheap as all get out and get the job done.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Not Ford flathead but interesting 3D technology

That's fantastic! Recreated history! Not likely for a flathead, though, the guy said you'd need a big fat wallet.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By ford38v8
Re: vacuum source

Dave, If your engine is stock as you say, the fitting will screw into the aft driver side intake manifold. It will be a threaded hole near the manifold's mounting bolts, similar to another vacuum...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By ford38v8
Re: redneck gas tank story

I was young and dumb when I sat on a fender dribbling gas into a carb while a friend drove blind (hood up) up a steep driveway after the car offloaded from a trailer in the street. I'm glad I'm not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Brake Adjustment

My '38 has mechanical brakes, but from what I remember about hydraulics, pump and release slowly to prevent bubbles, do the right rear first (farthest from MC), left front last (closest to MC). Back...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By ford38v8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By ford38v8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By ford38v8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 745
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Antique Auto Radiator Repair and Restoration

All I can say is that Jack Pankey (RIP) was saddened in the knowledge that his name was still associated with the shop after he sold it. I'm pleased to hear of your good experience, as my first...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By ford38v8
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Henry Ford

He also set a land speed record with the 999
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Correct float setting

If one were to rely on the flimsy cardboard square supplied with carb kits, you'd be lucky to come close to whatever dimension you decide on. Flatten a beer can, lay out the dimensions and cut a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By ford38v8
Re: The space in the double wall on the chassis

I haven't used Ospho, but 19Fordy's description of it sounds like my experience with Rustmort. I removed the caked on dirt and rust from my floorboard with putty knives and wire brushes, then slopped...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 12:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,190
Posted By ford38v8
Re: For US '40 Coupe Folks....Some Serious "Shooby-Dooby Shu Bop"

Coop, So you still think it’s the real deal, huh?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Strange Noise

Check the condition of your motor mounts. Your fan blade may kiss the radiator on acceleration with sloppy motor mounts.
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