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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By DavidG
Re: Best electric harness on the market??

While I have not tried one recently, the '32 V8 Bauer/Harris main wiring harness is made incorrectly. The left side spark wire conduits for '32s came in two forms with one where the inside diameter...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1936 PU original colors, purple and yellow?

V8COOPMAN,
I think you jumped the gun in pouncing on Bruce's comment about fleet paint colors. Demo Yellow was an RPO color choice on '36 commercial vehicles and big trucks. Its presence therefor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 open car mirror

The Vintique reproduction standard phaeton/roadster inside rear view mirror is accurate except that it is polished stainless steel rather than the original black paint finish.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 498
Posted By DavidG
Re: '32 woodie - holes in cowl

Please ee pages 19-5 and 6 plus Appendix 19 in the Early Ford V8 Club's 1932 Ford book for a complete treatise on the first Ford-released automobile radio.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 498
Posted By DavidG
Re: '32 woodie - holes in cowl

The big holes where your arrows were for an aftermarket antenna, as stated above. Sheldon is correct as to the purpose of the two small holes just behind the lip at the front of the cowl.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 240
Posted By DavidG
Re: Merc Awesome Sunset

Nothing quite like a prairie sunset. The sunrises can be equally spectacular.


Thanks for sharing your great photo.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 841
Posted By DavidG
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By DavidG
Re: Late 21 stud 85 with 14 mm plugs

The DeAngelis/Francis book has the monthly engine build by engine numbers summarized from the Dearborn Engine Plant log wherein the data was posted daily. They are also available at the Benson Ford...
Forum: Early V8 07-28-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 79
Posted By DavidG
'32-'35 standard bore Ford script piston

Wanted: one standard bore NOS '32-'35 three ring Ford script flat top piston. Will buy more if I have to in order to get one.


Thanks.


David Rehor
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By DavidG
Re: 34 ford gas tank bolts

To protect the gas tank when the frame flexes.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By DavidG
Re: Looking for a Top Kit for my 1936 Phaeton

Originally Ford used two suppliers for the top material (nearly everything bought from outside suppliers was multiple sourced and still is) and the colors varied by supplier. One was noticeably more...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,537
Posted By DavidG
Re: Drake 40 dlx headlamp rims (bezels)

It seems like the prototype part of the development process gets left out. Without a trial run and prove out that the part fits and functions as intended, it's a shot in the dark and a leap of faith...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,537
Posted By DavidG
Re: Drake 40 dlx headlamp rims (bezels)

A&L has been a great source for small, hard to find goodies for '32-'34s over the years, such as the horn data plates mentioned by Nick and while it lasted, hard core radiator shell and cowl lacing,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By DavidG
Re: Looking for a Top Kit for my 1936 Phaeton

At LeBaron Bonney that material was known as T-14, but I'm sure that was just their own number and not a number used in the trade.


Jon,

You beat me to it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By DavidG
Re: Fender Identification

Not likely a Ford fender as they used three attachment points where the fender meets the running board. That casting with the hole in it attached to fender is also uncharacteristic of a Ford fender.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 798
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1936 aluminum heads dome/no dome

Possibly, but not necessarily, especially given that the C in encircled. In addition to a number following the suffix, which normally identifies the supplier who cast the heads, those various...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 798
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1936 aluminum heads dome/no dome

Two more aluminum head identifying characteristics are: '33 aluminum heads generally have no cast-in part numbers and Ford script was not added to the castings until August, 1934, close to the end...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,086
Posted By DavidG
Re: 7/16-14 thread chaser

USA-made UNC kits including 7/16-14 on Amazon for $15.50.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By DavidG
Re: 33 wagon dash question

You're welcome!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By DavidG
Re: Cabriolet window channel

You might check with Carpenter and Drake as they once offered a fuzzy tape for wrapping the rubber window seals above the door to recreate the original seals that had the fuzz vulcanized to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By DavidG
Re: '32 Woodie "survivoration" project

You're welcome!


Those doors are an incredible find.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By DavidG
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,700
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 "survivoration"

B&S,

If intact, as a fair number of them seem to end up removed when a body is painted and then not reinstalled or perhaps kept as a souvenir, it would be beneath the front edge of the seat bottom...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By DavidG
Re: Elgin road race

Ronnieroadster,


Those doubts were and remain well founded.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,700
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 "survivoration"

DD and Robert,


Station wagon bodies were numbered as 'ro' states so it is presumably the eleventh station wagon body built. It would be something of a coincidence if it were the eleventh...
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