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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 544
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 8ba generator mount modifications

The first pic is from 5yrs ago, so I'm trying to remember. Welded the recessed areas on the bracket and ground them flush. Drilled a hole through that area for a piece of thd rod that went in through...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 544
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 8ba generator mount modifications

I put a Chrysler alt on mine. If you want more pics I can take some tomorrow.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 585
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Front Flexible Brake lines 20" Long ????

I use napaonline and spend a little time searching for brake hoses and use their part numbers to figure out what number is the length. Keep looking until I find one that works. NAPAonline has helped...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 36 coupe roof insert replacement help

I assume my Model A is similar to your 36. I put what looked like a heavy weight black muslin over the wire (you can use anything heavy enough) to support a layer of 1/2" poly batting and followed by...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,043
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 32 axle bent twist ?

If you have a gap between the wishbone mount to the axle, it can be shimmed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: V8 60 headers any suppliers?

Probably not what you need, but, Red's has a set to fit a v8 60 in a Model A.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,612
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 41 Ford engine help

Check that the fuel cell is vented. Loosen gas cap and run the engine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: PA old time drag with question

Could have somehow just added acorn covers to unused holes. It does look better with the added covers.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,869
Posted By Tony, NY
Bruce lancaster

From the HAMB. "I got word from Bruce’s son that Bruce has suffered a stroke and is in ICU". Many of you will remember Bruce's contributions over the years. Haven't seen much from him lately....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,697
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Flathead V8 machine shop in Texas

I remember seeing Rex Rod & Chassis and reference to flathead work. Martin Bros Lane, Johnson City, Tx. I believe he's Vern Tardel's brother.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 1934-35 front hub/drum source?

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 8BA/EAB Flathead Rebuilder Northeast?

Another Barner, near Albany,NY. http://www.godevilgarage.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,443
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: USA mfg screws

Trim screws for old cars usually a head size smaller than the actual screw size.
Not a hardware store item.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,366
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 36 Ford drag link orientation question

Look at the various drawings on VanPelts site to determine what engine you might have. http://www.vanpeltsales.com/FH_web/flathead_drawings_engines.htm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Disc trimer /cutter

Unless you have many to do, I use an old pair (Chinese made) of aviation snips and do it by eye. The uneven edge actually helps for some reason.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Purpose/location, E brake Bush 11A-2091

It looks like the part # in this drawing. Hard to see. A grommet.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 40 Ford rear hubs

If it's the hub, you can buy new re-pops. https://www.speedwaymotors.com/Speedway-1940-Design-Early-Ford-Banjo-Rear-Axle-Wheel-Hub-5-on-5-5-BP,8333.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Adirondack Nationals

I'm a charter member of the club. Got out a bunch of years ago when it turned into more of a money making thing than an interest in cars. It is a nice place for a car show.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,021
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: adjustable lifters

Can you post the ad link? Would like to see it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: '36 Radiator - looking for shop suggesting in South-Central PA or source for new

I had Custom Auto Radiator in NJ build one a year ago. No complaints. Made it to my sketch. https://www.customautoradiator.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,371
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Interior upholstery kits

If you're talking about sewing up a new interior, use the original seat covers by cutting the seams and using the various pieces as patterns. If not possible, you would have to pattern right off of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 983
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Front wheel bearings

Spin the wheel in the direction the nut tightens. Tighten the nut until the wheel stops. Back off for cotter pin insertion. Done.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Help! Why is there excess oil in a crab dist?

Check out this old thread. You may find some answers.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Green gas

I would talk to the guy that did the work and ask. I had a tank sealed where they cut open the top and clean it then coat it with something. Has worked good for many years.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 8BA interest.

I have to ask, why was there's such an interest in the Model A engine that you took it on? I'm a v8 guy so have no idea.I have to believe the interest in a v8 would be more than a 4 cyl. Of course,...
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