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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By Matt in Alameda
T-170 3 spd with OD transmission swap problem

I have installed a 1985 ford truck t-170 3 speed OD transmission in my 1935 Ford 5 Window coupe. I had to shorten the torque tube by 2" to compensate the longer transmission. After it was all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: '36 Windshield Tack Strip Question

I am a professional furniture/cabinet maker and have done the woodwork in my 1935 5 Window Coupe. For what you are working on
I would use white oak, ( not red oak)...or ash. Also you should be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,503
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: 35/36 aftermarket tube shock mounts

Hey Johndee.......please don't forget to publish the part # for the shocks......Matt in Alameda
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,340
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: 40 coupe with dual edlebrocks

Adileo, where do you find these dual air cleaner set-ups? .....Matt in Alameda
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: Locking Doors

What about getting the necessary internal parts from a RHD car from say, England or Australia? I assume they had locks on the left side, or is this a bad assumption?.....Matt in Alameda
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: 1939 rumble seat

I would check with Snyder's Antique Auto Parts.....they make new seat spring set-ups. The web site is very hard (for me, anyway) to find the seat springs for V8 cars...the Model A stuff is easy. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: Wet Distributor

I have a Pertronix (?) conversion in my crab distributor on my 59AB motor.....can I spray WD40 inside that? Matt in Alameda
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,101
Posted By Matt in Alameda
old gas in tank

After filling my brand new Drake's gas tank in my 1935 Ford 5 Window coupe I broke an axle. I finally am putting every thing back together 1 1/2 YEARS later! What about the gas.....it has gotten a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,761
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: Torque tube inner shaft kit

I am presently having a drive shaft made for a 1935 Ford by using heavy wall drawn tubing and fitting/welding the end pieces in from a stock 1935 drive shaft. Then it will be balanced....The reason...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,838
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: Toilet Paper ...

The big advantage to the Frantz filter is that with the toilet paper it removed water, thus no acids and no sludge would form in the engine. I had one in a car waayyy back in 1968 that had 42,000...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,164
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: Freshly Rebuilt 59AB Help Needed, Near end of my Rope

Wow, Anothercarguy,... this was a great thread to follow. It seemed almost like a barn raising.....a bunch of people coming together to fix a major problem. I hope everything goes smoothly from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,945
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: chassis dyno results

Holy Crap Batman!!!! ......Matt in Alameda
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: 1935-6 ford headliner 5 window

Early 1935 headliners are different than late '35. '36 is the same as late '35. You will save yourself a lot of frustration and time if you just contact Le Baron Bonney or Cartouche, they will cut...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,756
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: Pexto shear update

You did a GREAT job! Congrats!! Matt in Alameda
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 18,354
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: 40 Ford Raffle

Well???? .....Matt in Alameda
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: 1935 Ford 5 Window

Le Baron Bonney has wood kits. Do an internet search for other suppliers. Matt in Alameda
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,448
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: Goodbye Little Pepe

Very very sorry for your loss. Mark Twain once said " I do not know where dogs go when they die, but wherever that is, it's where I want to go when I die." My feelings exactly. I saw a quote...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: 35 Pickup Hood Emblems

I have a '35 coupe and zero in on anything that Don Rogers says.....and I get a kick out of all the answers posted that are all over the place, and then he posts, and WHAM! discussion over! We are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,329
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: Lost My Mom Today

I am very sorry for your loss. Things will get better with time, but having said that, things will never be quite the same. My Mom died in 1991 and I still have problems with it. ......Matt in Alameda
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,716
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: 1935 fordor project finished

Dick, I would be interested in a little more info on the air conditioning set-up you are using. What unit are you using......any photos in the future on it's final installation would be greatly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,100
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: 1935 Front Fenders

I wonder what kind of hole patterns are in 1935 Ford fenders that were used on police or fire chief's cars? ....Matt in Alameda
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,673
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: Bubbas year end ???

I hope you are feeling better Bubba......thank-you for being part of The Barn and being so helpful....Matt in Alameda
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,505
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: Anyone used Wood N' Carr wood?

Also Woodart has all the parts you need.....www.fordwoodart.com .......Matt in Alameda
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,505
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: Anyone used Wood N' Carr wood?

LeBaron Bonney has wood seat frames and may have the package tray as well,
i would check with them.....Matt in Alameda
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,269
Posted By Matt in Alameda
Re: 1935-36 seat

Dave D.....that is EXACTLY what I am going for...I am a cabinet maker and will build a cabinet for tools and parts right behind the seat Thank-you all who responded, EXCEPT for the scammer whose...
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