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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By chuck stevens
2020 eastern nationals

Has any one from the old ford barn signed up yet? Not to far away for the east coasters, Chuck.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-23-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By chuck stevens
Re: Model T Safety Additions

Bryan, The best safety devise would be what is attached to the steering wheel. Always plan your trip and stay off busy roads. Find dirt roads most of the drivers in a hurry don't like them, drive...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By chuck stevens
Re: Seized Flathead - is it worth it?

I agree with you, I have a 59ab stripped, bare block for 350, you pick it up, Chuck.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 961
Posted By chuck stevens
Re: Engine surging

Take a long ride and check your plugs when you get home, if they are white or light colored it's lean. If you have some richer main metering jets ( 52-55) give them a try. I'm guessing you use the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,027
Posted By chuck stevens
Forum: Late V8 05-09-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By chuck stevens
dana 41 ford truck diff

I have a early 50's dana rear axle for a 1/2 ton ford. It has been totally restored, new brake drums,and shoes needs nothing. It is a 3.92 to 1 ratio, call or e-mail: 607 589 6981 ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By chuck stevens
Re: truck dana rear axle

Thanks for the reply, Chuck.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By chuck stevens
truck dana rear axle

Has anyone had any experiences with the diff used in ford half ton trucks, I think they were a Dana 40. Will they hold up ok with a 302 and an automatic, in a 34, thanks Chuck.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,245
Posted By chuck stevens
Re: DEAD: 1948 Super Deluxe 8 Sedan

check this part number at Mac's Part #: 32-11948-1 6 volt
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,245
Posted By chuck stevens
Re: DEAD: 1948 Super Deluxe 8 Sedan

here's something to try that won't cost you a dime. Next time it doesn't start put a jumper wire between the battery and the post on the coil, crank it with the starter button. The resistor sometimes...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By chuck stevens
loose exhaast seats

I have had two exhaust seats come loose on a 52 8rt engine. This engine gets driven a lot so maybe it is time and mileage thing. It has about 25K on it since a total rebuild. I have replaced the one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,821
Posted By chuck stevens
Re: Dearborn 2018 Concourse Photos

Jeff and John, you guys make quite a team, we loved the pictures of the the show field, like being there. Let Kathie and I know when you'all are going to Auburn maybe we can meet up. Sorry we didn't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,874
Posted By chuck stevens
Re: Who all going to the National Meet at Dearborn

Heading out Monday, looks like the weather is going to be nice, now if the crazy drivers are at work it should be a nice trip.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,399
Posted By chuck stevens
Re: Eary Ford V8 National Meet in Dearborn, MI

Charlie, My wife and I will be there with our 39 standard, I can't wait for some of the tours, and seminars, Chuck.
Forum: Early V8 04-22-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By chuck stevens
33-34 seat

I need a seat for a 34 5 window coupe. A four door will work, thanks Chuck
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,959
Posted By chuck stevens
Re: I Can't Stop My Clutch Chatter On My '53!

I had a similar problem on my 49 when I replaced the clutch and p plate. The replacement clutch disks are not made correctly, they should have a cushion (a wavy metal disk) between the friction...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,591
Posted By chuck stevens
Re: AV8 Question

Henry, I used an 8BA in my 31, I also used Mike & Verns book as a rough guide, but you have to be able to engineer somethings yourself... split wishbone, stay away from 32 stuff.
I would say the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,247
Posted By chuck stevens
Re: 33 unskirted fenders

The thing that amazes me how easy things could be changed, back then,now days it would be two or three years before a fender change could be approved, tested,blaa,blaa blaa!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,247
Posted By chuck stevens
33 unskirted fenders

Is there any production number on the early 33's with the open (unskirted) fenders, or a cut off date, thanks, Chuck.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,207
Posted By chuck stevens
Re: Joe's ford parts??

Can't beat them, parts, service ,& price they are #1.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,834
Posted By chuck stevens
Re: Mustang II with flathead in 35-40 frame

George helped me out with my 40 a few years ago. By saving part of the stock crossmember you don't lose the radiator mount. Talk to George, he'll walk you thru it, Chuck
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-14-2017, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By chuck stevens
Re: cowl vent on a 24

Thanks, for the quick response, I have owned a ton of fords and never noticed the cowl vent or the bigger trunk, (no gas tank). Learn something everyday.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-13-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By chuck stevens
cowl vent on a 24

I just saw a 1924 coupe with a cowl vent. I thought it was 26 or 27 but this car is very original and the vent had a handle on the inside to lock it open. Was this a southern option on enclosed cars,...
Forum: Early V8 11-26-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By chuck stevens
33-34 frame

I need a 34 frame or parts of one, no rust.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,591
Posted By chuck stevens
Re: No start at gas station

Push starting works because there is no voltage loss from the starter. Trust me a resistor bypass works.
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