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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Need to replace headgasket

My rebuilt engine is leaking coolant through some of the head bolts.. Yes even after I re-torqued to 55lbs! I want to pull the head and try a new gasket.. where can I find one for a 226 SIX "G"...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,952
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: How hot is too hot?

That would be a great combo for my 47 flathead SIX.. I would love to have a T-5 with parallel leaf springs in the rear! :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,454
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: Identifying carburetors

I will never agree to go full metric! However, that being said, I can still land a 40 mike mike grenade into a 50 gallon oil drum at 400 meters on the first shot.. using a tried & true M-79 grenade...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: Clock Repair on the '47

Was that hard to do?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: 41 ford ignition switch assy.

Second one looks like a 46-47
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 885
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: Great Race Bishop June 2019

What's with all the stickers? Almost as bad as NASCAR... :(
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: 1947 V8 Ford hard starting

My friend doesn't listen to me enough.. he bought the coil on ebay.. I told him to send his old coil to Skip Haney.. he just gives me a blank stare. My friend has many cars & motorcycles. But...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
1947 V8 Ford hard starting

Ok.. so my flathead SIX, (12 volt) is dialed in and starts every time. My friend's stock 47 V8 (6 volt) starter always turns over but doesn't want to start. We can push/pull/bump start it and it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,582
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: A Young Mans Questions

YEAH... Boy was I mad at Audi when I bought my wife's car a few years ago (gone now, traded for 2018 Charger)... No dipstick.. I said to the Audi dealer repair.. "Yeah there is a dip-stick... Me...
Forum: Early V8 05-31-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: ford h series water pump

The "H" model SIX was started in Mid to Late 1947 to 1952...

I have one from a 1948 F-4 Truck including fan.. I would be happy to sell it to you.. it needs a complete rebuild from Skip Haney..
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Forum: Early V8 05-14-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: 1948 F4 Ford Truck Transmission $100 obo

SEE Number Post ABOVE..

I am parting out this engine. It is in really good shape, after I have cleaned off the layer of grease & mud!

I will post photos of parts already removed from the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,715
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: $$$$$

H & H quoted me $5k for my flathead SIX..

I took it to Adams Metallizing and Grinding in Lancaster, CA.. He is almost done and it cost me under $4k... The only reason it cost that much was my...
Forum: Early V8 05-07-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
NEED crankshaft pulley/harmonic balancer - 1947 flathead SIX, G Model

I am almost finished rebuilding my 1947, Ford flathead SIX G model engine. My crankshaft pulley is cracked through and unrepairable.. I am looking for a good pulley with the harmonic balancer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: Speedometer recalibrate

West Valley Instruments in Reseda CA.. right down the street from me.. great service!

https://www.westvalleyinstruments.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 26,258
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: 1936 Truck restoration

ANSWER to #3..get a piece of molded rubber in the shape of a long oval.. 3"by 5".. the distance of the stroke from brake on to brake off.. maybe make a slotted channel so it looks right couple of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 773
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: 49 Ford

Spare gas can... just in case your gas gauge is B/O (bad order)! :eek:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,258
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: '41 - '48 Trunk supports

not stock though :eek:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,258
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: '41 - '48 Trunk supports

That's why we teach our sons "attention to detail" :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,258
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: '41 - '48 Trunk supports

That is exactly what I did with my 47 I wanted to attach the pin with wire.. in the meantime I leave it in a magnetic tray I keep on the toolbox.. so it is always handy.. :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,379
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: 1935 Ford coupe heater

You should be able to find a aftermarket heater like my Arvin.. the backside (area pressed against the firewall) will have two threaded pipes that will hold the heater in place; inside of those...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,113
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: They're Still Out There

Sad, but true :eek:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: 1947 Ford Coupe wiper conversion

I did this with my car.. it is a simple swap out under the dash.. don't forget to wire the switch to at least a 15 amp fuse.. also, put a little locktight on the nut (off the motor shaft) that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,960
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: Old cars

YEP.. very annoying.. Someone needs to tell Wayne Carini that his shows are starting to become Barret-Jackson light...

I'm not interested in seeing cars that cost more than a modern navy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By Vintage Copper 47
Re: 36 Ford for film shoot

My non-profit Vintage L.A. Coppers https://www.vintagelacoppers.org/
rented out a few members cars for a T.V. pilot last year; L.A. Confidential, a high end TV show (sorry, won't ever be shown...
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