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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2020, 09:23 AM
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Posted By DavidG
Re: Incorrectly mounted Spare Wheels on 1932-1935 Fords

No doubt about it, the hunt, be it for parts or information, is a big part of the whole.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 106
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Posted By DavidG
Re: Incorrectly mounted Spare Wheels on 1932-1935 Fords

I think you missed the point. Is it appropriate to use photos to demonstrate something incorrect in terms of originality that has other items in the photo which are also incorrect without so noting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,711
Posted By DavidG
Re: Incorrectly mounted Spare Wheels on 1932-1935 Fords

Kevin,

If you use the V8 Club's judging forms at local meets, there's a standard deduction of 2 points for the incorrect stems and 3 points for the incorrect caps, which usually accompany the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,711
Posted By DavidG
Re: Incorrectly mounted Spare Wheels on 1932-1935 Fords

Trevor,
You seem to be missing a larger issue given that the majority of the photos of spare tires that you have posted have the incorrect (non-original) valve stems. That suggests all five (or six...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,711
Posted By DavidG
Re: Incorrectly mounted Spare Wheels on 1932-1935 Fords

Perhaps a greater sin, given the location, is that it is not a Ford original equipment wheel. That plus what appears to be two different model year components (trim ring - '35 plus and locking...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 106
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Posted By DavidG
Re: Incorrectly mounted Spare Wheels on 1932-1935 Fords

The instruction I referred to for '32s is also from the '32 Service Bulletins so it is more than just "could be".
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,711
Posted By DavidG
Re: Incorrectly mounted Spare Wheels on 1932-1935 Fords

Wandering off the beaten path here, the instruction at the bottom of the Model A side-mount illustration must have been re-thought as the comparable '32-'34 instruction is to not bottom out the tire...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,711
Posted By DavidG
Re: Incorrectly mounted Spare Wheels on 1932-1935 Fords

Trevor is addressing a design characteristic of stock 18", 17", and 16" original equipment wheels, with on one side of the hub a drain hole for the inevitable intrusion of water into the hub from...
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