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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 10:37 AM
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:37 PM
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Re: MiG help

If you buy the entire assembly (about $50) , you get tips. Plus the assembly is now of a more modern design should you need more parts in the future.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 369
Posted By Kube
Re: MiG help

I'd check ebay, amazon, McMaster-Carr. Do a search with the model number.

There's a ton of stuff available for that model. An entire new gun / hose assembly is cheap. Here's one of many links -...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 979
Posted By Kube
Re: The new 1940 Ford Book is now available

Hi ya guys,
In hopes of adding some clarification to inquiries I'd received:
This book covers domestic 1940 Ford passenger cars.
Although I'd received a few requests during the research stage for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
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Forum: Early V8 01-17-2021, 04:33 PM
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Views: 104
Posted By Kube
WINDSHEILD FRAME ASSEMBLY 37 - 39 FORD a beauty!

WINDSHIELD FRAME ASSEMBLY

The frame itself is about as nice as you are likely to find short of re-plated or NOS.
The pictures are not the best but the only area that is less than beautiful is on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,408
Posted By Kube
Re: Australian 1940-1941 Ford Open Cab Pick-Ups

Mercman, I must say, I ALWAYS follow your posts. ALWAYS interesting stuff.
Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By Kube
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2021, 01:35 PM
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Views: 526
Posted By Kube
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 803
Posted By Kube
Re: Water Pump

I believe we must all, myself included, realize this hobby is not becoming more popular folks interested and more parts becoming available, values decrease. Simple law of economics.
I feel bad...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 803
Posted By Kube
Re: Water Pump

In other words - core value? Very little to zero value.
I have listed a number of them (six) on eBay for $1 for all six. All shipped within a large flat rate box. NO takers for $1.
I ended up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By Kube
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By Kube
Re: Temperature Sender Unit Bypass

My guess is there was at one time a hot water heater installed in your vehicle. Either it (heater) was removed or if it began to leak, someone took the shortest route to "rig" it.

Originally...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By Kube
Re: '40 floorboard seal

No seal there. None really necessary.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,421
Posted By Kube
Re: headers vs duals

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By Kube
Re: 1936 Ford Roadster Wind Wing Installation

Don, as always you really come through.

I am amazed at the wide tolerance of the glass thickness.

Makes me wonder how Ford controlled the bracket installation?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,453
Posted By Kube
Re: What are the advantages of upgrading to Hydraulic Braks

This is a good point ... the strength of the driver (or lack thereof) issue.
Forum: Early V8 01-08-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By Kube
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,453
Posted By Kube
Re: What are the advantages of upgrading to Hydraulic Braks

I believe many folks "upgrade" (that's what they call it) as they don't know how to repair as necessary, install and adjust mechanical brakes.
Often times I dare say, the same guys "upgrade" to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By Kube
Re: '52/'53 Rear Bumper Wing Guards

I could not have stated it better. Yech.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By Kube
Re: 40 heater hose clamps

You might also try the PARTS WANTED section.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By Kube
Re: 1936 Ford Roadster Wind Wing Installation

DavidG has pointed out something very important... the requisite fit of the glass to the bracket.
I have found most replacement glass these days approximately .015" thinner than the authentic pieces...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By Kube
Re: what position for lower rad hose nipple mount ?

51MERC has graciously included a very good drawing. You can easily see the nipple is installed at an approximate 45 angle.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,404
Posted By Kube
Re: Best paint for painting over rust

Paint over rust? WHAT?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 969
Posted By Kube
Re: Off topic

A fellow near here (long deceased) had been stationed at Pearl Harbor in the late 40's and was somehow in charge (or nearly so) of requisitions.
I saw first hand in the late 70's and early 80's...
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