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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 241
Posted By rockfla
Re: The Good, the bad, but no ugly

You mentioned "newish" gas tank.....ARE ALL of the line ends tight from the tank to the firewall to the rubber hose to the fuel pump, IF any of those are sucking ANY air your dead in the water, next...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:00 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 46,184
Posted By rockfla
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

Thanks for the bench mark photos Mike, How do you keep your fastener finishes from getting marred up??? Do you tape your screwdriver ends, box ends???



Thanks in advanced
Rockfla
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 881
Posted By rockfla
Re: Pines Winterfront 1936 Ford

Some of David's work


1. 46 Cadillac Horn button.....Hens teeth in NOS form (or aftermarket for that matter)


2. 32 German Choke knob.....Hens teeth


3. 32 German Door Handle knob
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 881
Posted By rockfla
Re: Pines Winterfront 1936 Ford

Or David Morton at UnObtanium Products (864) 979-1844 karmodeler2@aol.com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2021, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1940 ford,mercury coupe

Hard to see BUT the angled top tank each side and "split core"!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By rockfla
Re: Trip back in time

That's a cool tractor!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 580
Posted By rockfla
Re: spark plug wires

As the experts above have posted, I find doing them all at once is easiest. I also find that IF you work yourself backwards from the plate, then orient the wires through the cap opening with the two...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 857
Posted By rockfla
Re: Winfield Tool KRW Hub Puller

Re-read my post....."It doesn't "directly" push on the end of the axle." It has a female threaded winged cap that threads on to the axle and the bolt pushes on the cap, not the end of the axle so NO...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By rockfla
Re: 39 Mercury running board Rubbers

None being reproduced that I am aware of!!!! Welcome to the world of 39/40 Mercury's!!! IF you find some please let me know I need two sets!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 857
Posted By rockfla
Re: Winfield Tool KRW Hub Puller

info@vintageprecision.com Here is the web address. It was like $175 after shipping cost and worth every cent!!! He had two left when I ordered mine SO hopefully he still has them!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 857
Posted By rockfla
Re: Winfield Tool KRW Hub Puller

Vintage Precision is in California.......I just bought one of their hub pullers, the absolute best purchase I have ever made.....top quality puller and better IMO than the KR Wilson. IT doesn't push...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By rockfla
Re: Garage with a Lift in So. Florida

Unfortunately I'm as far north from you as you can get in Florida BUT you can always use my lift IF you need and are near by!!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,122
Posted By rockfla
Re: TIG welder recomendations

Let me clarify a few things


SHOP: Just for my home use, on my projects, mostly 18ga sheet metal, the occasional cracked bracket support or for fab-ing up something for my cars!!! NOT a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,122
Posted By rockfla
TIG welder recomendations

Any recommendation's on a "First Time" shop TIG welder???? Anyone have Eastwoods 200 machine???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,331
Posted By rockfla
Re: '40 Brake Bleeding

Mike42
Just in case, here is "from the Ford Service" book!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,331
Posted By rockfla
Re: '40 Brake Bleeding

Also.....Are you using silicone brake fluid??? That will also make your peddle a little "softer" than normal. I was having the same issue with my Mercury.....BUT Mine ended up just being "lots" of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,331
Posted By rockfla
Re: '40 Brake Bleeding

Mike42
Did you just do a "recent" brake job and or replace wheel cylinders by chance??? OR replace shoes???


As for adjusting them, I adjust the bottom first, I bring them out to where they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By rockfla
Re: 32 ford ooga horn

You might run it past Alan Greenleaf here on the barn, he's the "sparton" guy and most likely could convert it OR at least let you know IF it can be and or what it takes!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By rockfla
Re: 32 ford ooga horn

My BAD David!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By rockfla
Re: 32 ford ooga horn

Not sure which bracket you were looking at on "Mac's" site BUT unfortunately NONE that he shows stocking are the 100% "Correct" bracket. There "May" be one he listed that you "might" be able to make...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By rockfla
Re: 32 ford ooga horn

YES, the "boat tail" will not fit a CF OR Beep Beep horn!!! The "BF" or boat tail should be fairly easy to come by, both here on the barn or on EPay. YOU can always ask for a picture with the "boat...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By rockfla
Re: Welding a bumper

I have an old bumper that most all the chrome is off of that I need to fill in the two rabbited feature lines in and make it smooth........SO was gonna spot weld an inch or two and move and wait...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By rockfla
Re: Welding a bumper

I figured the "original" bumpers would be more of a "spring type" steel? I have an "easy grind" .025 general purpose steel wire in my rig now, I just didn't want my "fill welds" popping off!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By rockfla
Welding a bumper

Anyone welded on a "original" Ford bumper?? IF so what wire/rod did you use?? Anything special?? A 35/36 in particular
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By rockfla
Re: 32 ford ooga horn

As David said, there are two horn brackets for 32's Pictured above. The second picture would be the bracket you would need. NEXT couple of pictures is of my "Bosch" horn for my 32 which is...
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