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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 810
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: How much brake line does it take to do an old Ford?

Unless you're experienced at making flares, allow for "do-overs" when ordering supplies. Just my $.02 worth.
dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 995
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: 1940 Gas Tank Sender

Here's another potential source.
dw
https://www.vintagejeepparts.com/products/914848_Fuel-Sending-Unit-226CI%2C-46%252d64-Willys-%26-Jeep-Models.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: floor pans

Didn't do rockers, just front floor pans.
I would think you might want to do each repair separately and remove only one piece at a time so as to maintain as much rigidity as possible. Just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: floor pans

I replaced both front pans in my '40 sedan with the body on the frame. Didn't have any more than the usual trouble. Used Bradley sheet metal and it fit very well. Did one side at a time and left the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: 36 three window on ebay for sale

Different license plate number. dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,106
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: Ignition switch relay

I would suggest the relay be one of the "continuous use" variety such as those used in golf carts. Google continuous use high amp relay. http://www.texasindustrialelectric.com/relays.asp is a good...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,027
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: It's tough

Keith,
My condolences. One day at a time and it will get better. dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: 39 ford

I would check for a bad coil. Classic symptoms of a coil opening/shorting after getting warm/hot. dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,486
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: Heavy duty screwdriver

Available here as a set of four.
https://www.garrettwade.com/extra-heavy-duty-screwdriver-set-gp.html
dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,405
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: New Ride, 40 pickup

When you're thinking about a 302 and an auto tx look at an AOD vice a C4. Same bolt pattern and it will improve the drive-ability immensely. Slight difference in length but you're going to need a new...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: Removing those hinge to pillar bolts

Eastwood has a similar product that is lesss expensive:
https://www.eastwood.com/eastwood-screw-buster.html
dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,409
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: Av gas & reg gas

If I remember from my ancient propeller driven aircraft days, Aviation Gasoline (AVGAS) is regular gasoline with a higher "octane" rating. It used to come in three grades with the highest grades...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,836
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: Great Plains Road Trip

Craig,
Thanks for the memories. Following your map, I see you missed a real "landmark." Between Atchison, KS and Kansas City, MO you jogged around the outskirts of my hometown, Platte City, MO. It...
Forum: Early V8 05-07-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: V-8 Times

Does it give directions on how to obtain one if a person doesn't subscribe to V8 Times? dw
Forum: Early V8 03-22-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
1940 Fordor rear window glass & regulators

Need to take another drink from this great fount of knowledge. Trying to replace the fuzzy "whiskers" around the glass on the rear doors of my 40 Fordor. Can't figure out how to get the glass...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,221
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: Winter projects

Ron,
Thanks for the tour! You give me hope. Maybe, someday I'll get all my projects finished. Ha! dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: Bullitt Mustang update

Hoop,
Tenacity has its own set of rewards. dw
Forum: Early V8 02-15-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,813
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,411
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: Happy birthday to me

Happy Birthday, Lawson. Inspiring to us young'ins! dw
Forum: Early V8 12-06-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
WTB 1941 Ford pickup rear bumper & irons

Looking for rear pickup bumper and irons for my '41 truck. Need not be perfect, patina okay. Would like it fairly straight, though. Tell me what you have. dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,516
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: T-5 transsmission

Mark,
Back to your original question: Here is a link to the substitute cross member I used after drilling out the rivets and removing the original cross member. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,516
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: T-5 transsmission

I used a kit from Chassis Engineering that replaced the original cross member. If you're lucky they may still have something in stock. (They're closing!!!).
In the meantime, or as an alternative,...
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