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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 954
Posted By Bob T
Re: Customs - The Beginnings with Barris

Sorry but you are wrong. George started Barris Kustom and then Sam joined. George taught Sam custom bodywork. There are plenty of early pictures showing George building cars. At that time George was...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-22-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By Bob T
Re: pressure brake light switch

i used Harley Davidson brake light switch #72023-51E. No more problems
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,855
Posted By Bob T
Re: Don Orosco,RIP

The best. RIP Don
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,770
Posted By Bob T
Re: tesla Truck

Pathetic. I'm amazed they had the guts to show a design as bad as that. As far as electric..... no thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,879
Posted By Bob T
Re: Bruce Lancaster

R.I.P. Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,254
Posted By Bob T
Re: Hershey on the West Coast

Been to them all. Nothing compares to Hershey in size and rare items.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By Bob T
Re: 41 to 48 ford parts at Hershey long shot

Phone no. on his business card.... 607 729 1693
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By Bob T
Re: 2019 Iola Pictures

Thanks for posting pictures
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By Bob T
Re: Appleton spotlight parts

I'm told the mounting bracket used on Dummy spotlights works perfectly.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,829
Posted By Bob T
Re: Don't use Corn Head Grease in Steering Boxes

JD cornhead grease works great.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,571
Posted By Bob T
Re: What oil to in a steering gear box?

John Deere corn head grease.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By Bob T
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,133
Posted By Bob T
Re: 1949/51 Mercury steering linkage upgrade

Thanks for all the responses both 'yes' and 'no'.My front end is all new and I do have Aerostar front springs installed. Bump steer is present and any improvement I am interested in. Thanks again.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,133
Posted By Bob T
1949/51 Mercury steering linkage upgrade

Does anyone here have experience , good or bad, with the steering linkage replacement that is supposed to eliminate 'bump steer' Your comments will be appreciated.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By Bob T
Re: Ontario Canada Guys- Toronto Indoor Swap Meet This Sunday- Who's Going

Will be there. Friend from Mich. coming as well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By Bob T
Re: Who made the 32 reproduction gas tank?

Vintique was one of the manufactures of repo 32 gas tanks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By Bob T
Re: 46-48 window garnish

Someone has chromed them . If the chrome is in good condition you will have no trouble selling them or trading for stock painted ones.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,143
Posted By Bob T
Re: Flathead V-8 tops 200 MPH Rear engine modified 27 Ford roadster

Congratulations. I know its been a long road to get to this point.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,454
Posted By Bob T
Re: Pertronix distributer kit

Have Pertronix in two cars, both for years, and no issues . If your using' Pertronix 1' don't leave the ignition key on without the car running. I'm told that can cause problems although I have had...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,216
Posted By Bob T
Re: Total Timing How do you measure it?

The question was how do you measure ' total timing'. The answer would be to put the distributor on a Distributor machine which would measure the number of degrees in the dizzy. What ever you set your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By Bob T
Re: 50 Merc Disc Conversion Problem

I have done this conversion on my 51 Merc. . 'Fatman' sells a bracket that mounts a dual master cylinder in the stock position. No power brakes [don't need].Used 77 Mustang 2 master #Raybestos...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,950
Posted By Bob T
Re: pertronix ignition fried

Bubba Should I use the bosh coil with the 'Ignitor 1 ? Using stock GM coil at this time with no problems.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,492
Posted By Bob T
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By Bob T
Re: Window Frame Removal ???

From the top of the 'window frame' pull down and out [ towards you]. Make sure the vent window lock is slid over so it is not interfering.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By Bob T
Re: steering wheel problem

Get out the file and carefully file out the flat spot on the steering wheel. Take your time . It's not difficult to do.
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