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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By flatford8
Re: Perfect work bench

I think that is a place for your thumb to push on and the number is the size. #4 flat blade screwdriver......I agree on the hammer.....it’s a work of art.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,969
Posted By flatford8
Re: Truck oil pan gasket - one inside & one outside?

I agree it would have to be removed to keep the weld clean of oil.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 973
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By flatford8
Re: Old stock ?

Sent you a PM Bob......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By flatford8
Re: 49 Ford F1 project. What am I getting into?

What do you mean by “the clutch seems to be reversed”? ....I learned from Dick (V8 Coopman), that a 4-speed resembling a T-5 is actually a T-4, possibly from a diesel pickup. There’s no big bulge on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By flatford8
Re: Dehumidifier

I run one all the time in my garage. The living area is over the garage so there is moisture in the building. As others have said, it runs a lot in the summer but not at all in the dry winter air. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 341
Posted By flatford8
Re: Introduction to my 50 fordor

My Fordor was my first Flathead Ford powered vehicle and I fell right in love with that little motor. I agree, thereíre a great driving car!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By flatford8
Re: Perfect work bench

I got hammered this afternoon and when the ol’lady gets home I’ll be screwed!!....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,847
Posted By flatford8
Re: Cooling system help needed

That’s great!!.....your motor will love running at 190* !!!.....now how about some more pics of your car when you get time......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 790
Posted By flatford8
Re: Best spark plug

I had an electrode pull out of two or three brand new different sets of AL 216ís. I switched to Champ H 10ís......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By flatford8
Re: 35 ford pu

In Mercmans first pic, is that a directional control on the left side of the steering column?....Thanks.....Mark
P.S. is that a two-speed control on the gear shift, or reverse loc-out? It must be a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By flatford8
Re: is it ok to run diluted antifreeze?

I run 50/50 all the time because of where I live. I believe permanent anti-freeze has anti-rust chemicals in it, but I still add some rust inhibitor and change the anti every two - three years. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By flatford8
Re: hotair4Fords

Their website comes up and there’s two phone numbers......did you try calling?.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 852
Posted By flatford8
Re: Overdrive transmissions

I’ve read where the trans mount can be turned backwards and the ‘51 trans can be used in a ‘50 or possibly vice versa. There’s also something with the solenoid but that might be with the convertible...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By flatford8
Re: parts pickup

Thanks guys .....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By flatford8
Re: parts pickup

Nice stuff...I could crawl around those trucks for an afternoon. What are the shelf like pieces on the side of your A bed?

"Thats not a radius rod.. its a king brown!" Be careful out there...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 810
Posted By flatford8
Re: Ford Barn intro

Welcome !!!....Nice truck !!!!......Great patina!!!!....and dual side mounts!!!!.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,274
Posted By flatford8
Re: Marvel Classic Motor Oil

“I pay that for a cheeseburger and a beer at the local tavern. Much better to dump that cash into helping my flatheads than to clog my few remaining arteries with beef fat and cheese.”....

I’m in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By flatford8
Re: New brakes drums 1953 F250

Try Chucks Trucks....a google search will find a website.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,753
Posted By flatford8
Re: Autolite Spark Users Only

“Do most guys run there stock cars with the original style air clean, seems it could be problematic.”
Mine has been on my car for 70 years. It works just fine. The worst part of an oil bath air...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By flatford8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By flatford8
Re: help with 49 ford 4 door head liner

The headliner tucks under at the top corners of the windshield I think. Then pieces are glued with a good finish at the dash and mostly covered by the W/S trim. The sail panels are tacked ( I used...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 878
Posted By flatford8
Re: Identify this engine.

Removing the intake and the pan is good advice.......clean out the sludge if there is any and you can identify the crankshaft thats in it......if you want you can post the town your in or PM me and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,274
Posted By flatford8
Re: Marvel Classic Motor Oil

I pour it out of a gallon jug into an unmarked container I carry in my trunk. When I’m filling up at the gas station people ask “What’s that your pouring in your tank?”....I tell ‘em it’s my grand...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By flatford8
Re: Definition of Climate Contolled Storage

Yes it should be dry and NO mice!!...in the Northeast the little bastards love a nice warm garage to spend the winter in......Mark
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