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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By itsa52
Re: Chrome repair

I have had excellent results from these guys http://www.microweldamerica.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By itsa52
Oil filter threads on EBA heads??

I picked up a nice set of EBA heads for my Merc, Problem is some of the threads that mount the oil filter on the left head have been drilled out. Two of the threads are actually a above the upper...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By itsa52
wiring harness

So where is everyone getting replacment wiring harnesses these day.. The place I use to get them went out of buisness, another that specializes in vintage replacment, Took an order over phone, said I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,859
Posted By itsa52
Re: Opening The Teapot

So the guy who is afraid to work on carburators slams all of those who do?? Interesting
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,859
Posted By itsa52
Re: Opening The Teapot

Ralph, I have a couple of parts carbs and a spare screw or two as well, let me know if you need them
Automatic or stick,, a few differences but probably nothing you are dealing with.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,859
Posted By itsa52
Re: Opening The Teapot

You might ty a deep well socket on an impact wrench turned down as low as you can get it.. As far as heat is concerned, the bolt is steal, heat it and let it travel down, or stick it in an oven at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,520
Posted By itsa52
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,391
Posted By itsa52
Re: Hershey

Man I wish it was closer,, But it is on my list
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,870
Posted By itsa52
Re: If you haven't been,

A slide show of the Odd Rod Build From Nick's sight. https://www.carbuffnetwork.com/project/1931-ford-bill-kenzs-odd-rod/

And yes 54 Meteors, Canadas ford version ran the flat head thru 54,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,870
Posted By itsa52
Re: If you haven't been,

The Odd Rod
https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2017/11/30/the-odd-trail-of-the-hot-rodding
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,870
Posted By itsa52
Re: If you haven't been,

I believe they said it started in 1953, hence the basic rule of pre 53, but they fudge a bit and allow some in, after they made the trip from what ever.. They have rebuilt, or built a clone of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,870
Posted By itsa52
Re: If you haven't been,

Here are 335 pictues of some very cool cars.. Love the Maroon 36, visited with him for a while, very nice car
https://royboyproductions.smugmug.com/Cars/2018/2018-Hot-Rod-Hill-Climb/i-NbgZ3J7
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,870
Posted By itsa52
If you haven't been,

You really need to put this on your list. So many "lumpy-lumpy" Flatheads and open exhaust.. Wow.. http://hotrodhillclimb.com/ great follow up on FB if you are on it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,222
Posted By itsa52
Re: Overdrive

Not sure what is different with the 51, I know 49/ 50 convertibles with X frame had a special mounting plate for the soloniod so it would clear the frame but sedans where the same.. These trannies...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,222
Posted By itsa52
Re: Overdrive

I have a T86 with OD that needs a new home, but missing solonid, Should fit, although splines may be different.. Brst way is to watch eBay not uncommon for someone to offer the whole shebang, but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By itsa52
Re: Removing those hinge to pillar bolts

After heat, panther pxxx and welding a nut on, have you tried an impact on low and slow?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By itsa52
Re: 52 Ford F1 hood trim

I have also played around with "Liquid Mask" with varying results.. Available at the remote Control Car hobby shops
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By itsa52
Re: 52 Ford F1 hood trim

I have had some luck by primng the text with a brush, Then sptaying the whole thing, and then before it cures use a shop rag stretched very tight over a piece or metal, soaked with thinner, and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,422
Posted By itsa52
Re: 8 volt battery

https://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/product/traveller-1-8v-heavy-duty-battery Same price as their 6 V
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 913
Posted By itsa52
Re: 52 Merc Missing Plate

Be a man, drive a stick, no problem.. LOL I jest
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By itsa52
Re: Dumb transmission question

Thanks, may not be so dumb after all
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By itsa52
Re: Dumb transmission question

Actually Jeep and AMC used the same transmission with a top shift . All I need to do is find a jeep tower and give it a try
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By itsa52
Re: Dumb transmission question

Why did I say something wrong.. if it works you can have a top load ford with OD, behind and 8BA and run it in your AV8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By itsa52
Dumb transmission question

The Borge Warner T86 with R10 OD is a light weight 3 speed used in smaller Fords mid 50's into the 60's. It is a top loader with a 6 bolt top cover.. Curious if anyone has fit a top loader tower (39...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,493
Posted By itsa52
Re: New Muffler Shock

Might be about right,, Checked Freebay and the only think close was for a wee ate and they want 340. +45. Shipping for the pipe....
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