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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,505
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: New Guy

Only issue I see is that the steering wheel's on the wrong side...........
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,225
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: G'Day from down under and intro

Welcome from another Melbourne-ite.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: Cast vs Stamped bell housings

Interesting info at www.flatheadv8.org/bellhousing.pdf (hope this link opens)

Peter
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: dual exhaust manifold?

My '36 coupe runs an 8BA with cast iron truck manifolds. Not as "pretty" as headers but everything clears nicely.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,985
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: Adding Power Steering to a 49 Merc V8

What did that electric pump come off of ?

Bill, the pump was a brand new european made "universal" unit. I purchased it from Ultimate Power Steering (ultimatepowersteering.com.au) who adjusted it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,985
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: Adding Power Steering to a 49 Merc V8

I hope these pictures load!! The 1st shows the remote reservoir mounted on the firewall. The 2nd shows the electric pump behind the front wheel. The next step is to make a basic splash guard. The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,985
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: Adding Power Steering to a 49 Merc V8

Bill & 51, I'll try to get a couple of pics in the morning (it's currently pitch-black & raining on this side of the world). I forgot about the column shift, that would present a serious problem re...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,985
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: Adding Power Steering to a 49 Merc V8

One way (if you have stock steering column & box) is to fit an electric power steering unit between the column mount and the floor. These units "power" the inner steering shaft and can be set-up to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,361
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: Lawson Cox - Magnificent News!!

That's great news. Praise God!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,123
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: Fordarn Chapel

Lawson & Tim, prayers for you both & prayers for the medics involved too. May you and your families experience Gods' Perfect Peace at all times. Peter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-14-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,589
Posted By coupe5w36
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: gas stations of the 40 & 50's

Wonderful photos & memories! Thanks for posting.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,432
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: 35 in the mist

Great photo!! Beautiful Coupe!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 628
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: St Louis area Hot Rod Hundred Reliability Run-Oct 11, 2014

Would love to participate Bret, but will have to make-do with (hopefully) lots of pics.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,235
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: help identifying this little part

It's the dash end of a typical choke or heater control cable as found in most older English cars. It should have an "outer cable" coming from the small end, and beneath the spring steel clip there...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,081
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: '35, need electric fan help

I may as well add my 2c worth. I'm running an 8BA in my '36. Radiator has original top & bottom tanks but a 5-row core. No fan on the engine, 160 deg thermostats with an extra 1/8 inch bleed hole....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,416
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: 36 passenger side hinge pin mirror

I've got hinge pin mirrors on both sides & have no trouble seeing out of them both. About a year ago I put a convex head on the passenger side & really like it. Both mirrors have a gently curved arm...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,640
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: Barnfind in Denmark.. V8 Four Doors 1932

Wow! What a gem. A reminder to never stop looking, you just never know what you might come across.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,662
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: A 1936 coupe followed me home over the weekend

Fantastic!! Looking forward to seeing progress pics once you get going.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,726
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: Emergency Hand brake lever extension

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/IMG_o347.jpgI have one on my '36 and absolutely love it!!https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/IMG_0347.jpghttps://www.fordbarn.com/forum/IMG_0348.jpg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,238
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: Need advice on a 4-barrel carb

I've been running an Edelbrock 500 on a basically stock 8BA for a couple of years & love it. Set it up using an exhaust gas analyser but basically drive on the primaries so not too thirsty!! Manual...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,994
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: Why do you drive that old gas hog??

Driving my '36 daily helps me to "de-stress" after a busy days work. As others have said, why would you drive anything else?? Rather than listen to the radio or a CD, I just wind down the window &...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,330
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: 36 5W Coupe Steering box Slop

Before you get too involved make sure that the nut securing the pitman arm to the sector shaft is tight. Mine was bottoming out on the step at the base of the sector splines, so whilst the nut was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,050
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: What Value is Originality in a Driver?

Ross, this (obviously) is a rather contentious issue. Bottom line is "it's your car". Having said that, let me tell you about my '36. Body is standard & I would seriously discourage anyone from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Posted By coupe5w36
Re: Falcon -slightly off topic

Nice gum tree too.....
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