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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 11:02 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 47,301
Posted By cas3
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Glad to hear you decided to remove the modern rear lights, now I can still converse with you! :D I think you need one of these vintage signal controls like pictured here. I shortened one up for my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:59 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,952
Posted By cas3
Re: Accepting cash for car sale

I hope I can come here to learn about old Fords, and not have English lessons. Blue collar worker all my life, forgot most of what they taught me 60 years ago in school, and dont care. I speak...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 722
Posted By cas3
Re: lost my best friend today

So sorry for the loss Stan, enjoy the memories you have
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 47,301
Posted By cas3
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By cas3
Re: Send generator off for a rebuild or just rebrush it myself?

Absolutely new bushings ! cheap, and easy to do
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 47,301
Posted By cas3
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

I would also replace the fiber timing gear on the cam with an aluminum gear. Old gears tend to fall apart after they get woken up from a long sleep, and the new fiber gears fall apart because they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,631
Posted By cas3
Re: Reviving a proper six

Cover one eye, maybe then see it all ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 47,301
Posted By cas3
Talking Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

If you use those modern plastic turn signal lights...I'll never talk to you again!!https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/images/icons/icon10.gif To me, thats the worst thing when i see "hardware store"...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,631
Posted By cas3
Re: Reviving a proper six

Tomcarman has a good point. the most reliable thing I have ever owned is a model A ford. Sorry, i know this is a v8 hangout, but the A's are a very simple and reliable contraption compared to my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,952
Posted By cas3
Re: Accepting cash for car sale

Did I ever tell the story about my grandmother sewing a 20 dollar bill in my moms bra when she went east for college in 39 ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By cas3
Re: Firewall accelerator assembly

We have to assume you are working on a 50 ford?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,631
Posted By cas3
Re: Reviving a proper six

The link says "video unavailable , private "
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,631
Posted By cas3
Re: Reviving a proper six

Are you sure there is not more "adult beverages" while she is gone, which may wipe out half the screen?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,952
Posted By cas3
Re: Accepting cash for car sale

In the 80's I tried to get a 1000 dollar bill at the bank. At that time they were still available, but you had to fill out some papers to get one. sadly, I declined
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 47,301
Posted By cas3
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

sugarmaker, yes, those are my initials. The main reason I mention rewiring is brand X horns can be found pretty cheap. However, for your nice 32 you may be leaning towards a real 32 boat tail horn,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,424
Posted By cas3
Re: Tack strip clarification

I do not know the correct name, but model T folks are using a plastic that is softer than PVC, more like the plastic boards for decks that are made to drive a nail thru
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,916
Posted By cas3
Re: caveat emptor

I'd like to see the real survivor they took the seats and door panels from! How do you fake the tar flaking off inside the doors of old fords? and all correct hardware? Too bad someone probably got...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 47,301
Posted By cas3
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Great story here, nice truck, I am jealous. Now, on the horn subject, a motor drive AHOOGA horn when run on 12 volts spins up the rpm so fast that you really do not have the drawn out ah-oo-ga sound...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,952
Posted By cas3
Re: Accepting cash for car sale

That is quite a car for sure, but worn out old fords suit my fancy just fine !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,631
Posted By cas3
Re: Reviving a proper six

Just for fun here, in about 1975 I got permission to get my grandfathers 50 ford tudor, 6, out of the barn and take it home. I was a dumb kid, the motor was stuck, car was rusty, but a free car was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,952
Posted By cas3
Re: Accepting cash for car sale

Once when i sold a car to Europe the bank did not even want to do a wire transfer as they said if the bank on the other end thought any fraud was involved, they could take the money back for x amount...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,952
Posted By cas3
Re: Accepting cash for car sale

While I have never done a deal that big, I always use cash. I have some friends who are big dealers in antiques of many variety's, some times buy out whole collections, with cash. why do you think...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,498
Posted By cas3
Re: Kit for mating juice brakes to early spindles-Richard's Early V8 garage?

I welded a piece of 1/4" square stock around the 32-34 spindle, then welded the holes all shut, and drilled to match the later backing plates. A little work with a flap disc and you cant see it was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,491
Posted By cas3
Re: Building a 255 from a 221 block, help needed.

Here's the old thread how I did it, with help from the guy's here. https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=213786
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,491
Posted By cas3
Re: Building a 255 from a 221 block, help needed.

Its not a big deal to cut the gear off the merc cam and slot it for a crab dizzy. Even a dope like me can do it !
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