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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 11:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 984
Posted By rockfla
Re: Top three Ford Products, '32 - '53

and my three after that
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 11:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 984
Posted By rockfla
Re: Top three Ford Products, '32 - '53

Okay, here are my second three.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 06:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 984
Posted By rockfla
Re: Top three Ford Products, '32 - '53

Will this work? And just so you know, 3 is impossible!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1934 Ford Sedan Delivery

I love the "drivability" statement like your gonna drive it everyday to work and shopping. If I had a $1 for every time I have heard that statement THEN "NEVER" see any of the cars "Being Driven", I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By rockfla
Re: sedan delivery question

Every delivery I've ever seen IF it was the metal part of the door it was body color. Ours on our 35 was!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 729
Posted By rockfla
Re: '36 Cabriolet with an "18-F" prefix

Not in Germany either. Not in 1932 or on our 1935
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By rockfla
Re: Dad's secret (sorta) project coming together

Its a "GP", "GPW" was the next incarnation. Yes, as stated above, a Ford Truck gauge cluster, a Ford 9N type motor, etc etc. and thanks for the kind compliments.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By rockfla
Re: Dad's secret (sorta) project coming together

ACTUALLY.......early on in the military jeep development and subsequent offerings to the military BOTH Ford & Willy's "stamped" their product. In mid 42 the Federal Government put a stop to that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 651
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1939 Ford-Mercury door pillar

I can help you with pictures IF needed.....as for finding the part you need you may want to put an add in the "SWAP MEET" "Wanted" section here on the barn as well.....IF you are in somewhat of a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By rockfla
Re: Dad's secret (sorta) project coming together

OR maybe a little better angle
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By rockfla
Re: Dad's secret (sorta) project coming together

ALL Early production Ford Jeeps had the "script" Ford on the back AKA pictured until "early" to "Mid'ish 1942.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By rockfla
Dad's secret (sorta) project coming together

Dad has had this GP for quite a while and he has had this project going now for a little more than year. I'm impressed with the project and outcome as this was started and going without my knowledge...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,079
Posted By rockfla
Re: Australian 1934 Ford Coupe Ute plus Video

Trevor
Isn't that the MO of most all the Ute's??? Rode hard and put up wet!!! Very well beat??? I can attest to that for sure!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By rockfla
Re: 35 Ford Wont Crank

Still not clear from your post here......IS it spinning over or not??? You have referenced the starter a couple of times but not clear as to IF its actually spinning.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,604
Posted By rockfla
Re: Last years body on this years car

Jmerson
It's funny how you come to a public forum AND ASK for opinions AND when you don't get the answers you "supposedly" are seeking, snatch your toys up and pout your way out!!! You have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By rockfla
Re: Rebuilt engine

Were it me,
and while it is out of the vehicle, I would at least pull the pan and plastic gauge the rods and and mains to double check the information you have at hand and make sure everything is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By rockfla
Re: '33-'34 Firewall body number plates info needed

Graham
Read the post that started "ALL" of this (from one raggedy ride)!!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By rockfla
Re: Can anyone answer since power probe can't

MIke
The prob #1 does work on 6V (Or so it says) BUT that's on the conventional negative ground.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By rockfla
Can anyone answer since power probe can't

Anyone using a power probe on a "Stock" V8 Ford 6V system (ie positive ground)?? IF so which probe and how are you connecting it??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By rockfla
Re: Marsden nuts

In modern parlance you might look at what is called a Grade "C" all metal lock nut.....it is "thinner" than a nylon type lock nut, slightly thinner than a standard finished nut & strong, and "might"...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,024
Posted By rockfla
Re: need your help

Try this site....http://www.vanpeltsales.com/FH_web/flathead_transID_3speed.htm. If you look in the tool bar he list the ser# and corresponding years/range. Maybe it will work even though it's not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By rockfla
Re: 78-8620 'A' vs 'C' gen belt 42-48

Its been quite awhile since I was in the power transmission section of the industrial business BUT A "C"section belt is a Heavier duty belt than an "A" section....maybe this link will help you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By rockfla
Re: Water based cleaner??

Yea
That's the stuff that eastwood is pimping, think I'll stick with a solvent based cleaner.


Thanks for your response.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By rockfla
Water based cleaner??

Anyone using the newer water based cleaners in their parts washer??? IF so opinions and which product do you recommend??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By rockfla
Re: 39 Mercury question/mystery

@rotowrench
I know "early" 39's as we own one (see attached)....Oct 38 production. It has the Ford/Mercury Caps plus many other "early" productions items. We'll agree to disagree on the...
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