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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
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: 9
Views: 425
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: 9
Views: 229
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: 566
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: 566
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: 331
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...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By rockfla
39 Mercury question/mystery

Any of the 39 Mercury guys notice in the latest issue of V8 Times, the picture of the 39 Mercury getting a "head Light adjustment" that the center part(Basically looks as if just about the whole SS...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 752
Posted By rockfla
Re: RM Sotheby’s this weekend

I'm a 33 guy and IF i could only have one EFV8 it would have to be a 33 roadster BUT I would expect that at $40k low starting point it to have a "closer" to period correct flathead in it, NOT an 8BA....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By rockfla
Re: 3 window and 5 window coupes

David
As soon as our Cabriolet is finished I will let you drive it and "See" what real "short comings" are all about. You will quickly see the Germans had absolutely "NO" concern for what was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 13
Why
Views: 543
Posted By rockfla
Re: Why

JSeery
Couldn't the speed in which the coolant is flowing through the system ALSO possibly be an issue....I know "some" who have run NO thermostats experience this AND or "higher flow" water...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1932 Ford Pin Striping Pattern

David
Hence my statement. The second question I thought was answered "clearly" at least twice!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1932 Ford Pin Striping Pattern

David
As I read it, I think he is asking about the order, and "how" it was applied?? I.E. Did the "whole" body get painted "first" before the molding color was applied?? AND "IF" so was the pin...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,721
Posted By rockfla
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

Count me in OR as one on the list!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,500
Posted By rockfla
Re: 32 Ford mystery photo

Deuce Lover
Interesting picture and note on the horn, although I can't see the whole horn, it sure looks like the one that was on our German 32. Still have it as dad immediately took it off for the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,500
Posted By rockfla
Re: 32 Ford mystery photo

Those are sharp looking headlights, I've often thought about getting a pair for our German 32 but wouldn't be passe'.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 840
Posted By rockfla
Re: Nut and bolt gauge for Early Ford

And Caterpillar charges "thick head" prices on their bolts, to in some cases "criminal" prices...believe me I know as several of my customers have told and shown us!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 840
Posted By rockfla
Re: Nut and bolt gauge for Early Ford

As a "Specialty Fastener house/supplier" (been in business since 1950).....A lot of the wholesale suppliers, obviously, do not have the "demand" for "some" of the screw and bolt sizes/lengths that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By rockfla
Re: Restored 1936 Ford Truck

Beautiful. Tremendous work!! Looks like a Mike Kubarth or David Rehor restoration
Forum: Early V8 07-25-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By rockfla
Sun distributor adapter

Looking for a sun distributor adapter. modelc1933@att.net or PM me
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By rockfla
Re: Neon repair/restoration

YES
I am looking for a "neon artist"....not a sign shop!! Need repair to existing "part" of a neon sign with NO porcelain involved!!! It hung in the showroom window!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By rockfla
Re: Neon repair/restoration

I know one guy that used to here in Jax, but the building he was in caught fire awhile back so not sure about any of the others. Would like to find someone who comes "highly recommended" and can do...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By rockfla
Re: Neon repair/restoration

Yes, Neon Signs.....and Ford Neon!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By rockfla
Neon repair/restoration

Any one recommend a good neon repair/restoration guy??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,140
Posted By rockfla
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,812
Posted By rockfla
Re: Mixing synthetic and regular oil

NAPA's synthetic blend!
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