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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 07:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 831
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Batter Tender

Get yourself a shutoff switch, it will isolate the rest of the car from the battery, less wires to melt. Since my car is stored in an unheated storage unit, I bring my battery home in set it on a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 42
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Looking for spark plug wires for my C69

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=269420&highlight=Brillman&showall=1

Here's some suggestions from past threads
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By corvette8n
Re: My "new" 260 inch Merc is a BEAST!

If you can post a video of it running.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Never rent your car to the studios

Did you see the Hawaii 5.0 episode where they went back to 1941 Pearl Harbor?, they were driving 47 or 48 Fords when they parked the car McGarret slid the shifter into park. I guess nobody on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Patching Trunk Floor

Ralph: can't you bring the sending unit access hole closer to the rear bumper to match the new tank?, since your welding in some new floor anyway.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Mart's Crusty Flatty Teardown Pt6. Studs!. Get 'em out!

Mart, since I knew I wasn't going to get to the rest of the studs until Spring I sprayed the block with Fluid Film, I am impressed with this product it stays where you put it and keeps rust away....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Mart's Crusty Flatty Teardown Pt6. Studs!. Get 'em out!

Thanks Mart, I'm going the use the hammer to get the rest of mine out, just have to wait until spring as my block is in a portable garage and its 30 degrees and snowing at the moment. I also am going...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 937
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Engine teaser: Getting closer

Looks great, who makes the cyclone heads, I guess I'll have to search the forum.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By corvette8n
Re: New Ring Gear

No wonder Drake is always out of stock, this guy has a hard time keeping up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,879
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Do You Carry a Container of Gas in your Trunk?

No can just a Triple A card, funny thing have not needed them for gas, but did get towed a few times.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By corvette8n
Video putting a sleeve in a flathead

Found this.
https://youtu.be/Jzb9RMkFeM4

The guy just pounds it in with a hammer.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Mart's Crusty Flatty Teardown Pt5. Cam and lifter removal.

I watched it on my phone while my wife was in the grocery store. I'll have to buy a big brass drift to mimic what you did.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By corvette8n
337 flathead running

Found this video posted a couple of days ago, seems like parts would be even harder to get for these.
https://youtu.be/J8dBEGkA3To
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 505
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Happy Thanksgiving to all!

Thanks Mike, hope everyone has a great time with family and friends.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Mart's Crusty Flatty Teardown Pt4. Pistons. Bust 'em out!

Now I see what I have to look forward to, didn't know about knocking off the top of the Pistons. I once had a Honda 90cc that was very stuck, I ended up buying a small punch and busted up the piston...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,872
Posted By corvette8n
Re: tesla Truck

It's Tesla's freak show, glass that breaks, ugly looking, and not much load capacity, did you see the way the back end squatted when the atv rode in.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 1941 Ford Deluxe 2 door sedan running boards

Best bet is to look through Hemmings, Craiglist for someone parting out the running boards. I had a friend who built a street rod and made his own running boards out of 2x8. You don't have any...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Mart's Crusty Flatty. Teardown continues: Crank removal!

Now I see what I have to look forward to, I have a seized 1939 or 40 block like yours. Looking forward to a video of the head stud removal, mine are half out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By corvette8n
Re: USMW waterpumps

http://www.usmwpro.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/English%20Success%20in%20Cooling%20Engine%20Water%20Pumps%20low%20res.pdf

This is what I came up with on the website.
I tried the e-catalog but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 711
Posted By corvette8n
Re: A Shout of Thanks!

I bought the USB stick with the back issues of the magazine, what a great resource, loaded it onto my phones memory card. I read it when ever I get some down time, I'm up to 1974.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 606
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Front Flexible Brake lines 20" Long ????

You got that right, my local NAPA has one guy that is flathead savvy, and he goes out of his way to help, when he's not there it's a crapshoot.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By corvette8n
Re: For those with machining experience. Sleeve fitting??

I hope you made a video taking the studs out, I have about half of mine out, the block is in a portable garage, too cold to work out there now.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 606
Posted By corvette8n
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 36 Ford Leaking Front Shock

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=215806&highlight=%A0Andy+Falandes

See this thread, Andy sent me a rebuilt pair in exchange for mine.
He returned my email right away, and also...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Ingintion Guru's advice #2

I would check every wire feeding your system, use the ohm meter and make sure everything is "tight and brite". I once had a battery connection that looked ok, but when I pulled on it it came out of...
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