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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 971
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Pat McFarlane RIP

I got to know Pat from EFV8 Club national meets. He was a nice guy. He was a familiar face at every V8 meet I attended.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: 1936 ford pickup

Congratulations. You'll enjoy that truck. You don't find old Fords like that where I live. I'd be excited too.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,020
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: 1947 Ford Super Deluxe options

You choose wisely. I encourage you to continue to look for a 46-48 Ford. You'll find one that is ready to drive for a good price. The market is soft and these 46-48 fords are affordable to get into...
Forum: Early V8 06-30-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 73
Posted By Seth Swoboda
35-36 Axle housings

I have several axle housings for 1935-1936 Fords. $25 each. Let me know what your looking for and I'll see if I have it.

Contact me at swobodaseth@hotmail.com or send me a private message.
Forum: Model-A 06-29-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Model A engines

I have three Model A engines. Two are long blocks the other is a short block. They are on pallets for easy loading. $75 for all engines.

Contact me via email at swobodaseth@hotmail.com or send me...
Forum: Early V8 06-29-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By Seth Swoboda
8BA engines

I have two 8BA engines. One is a long block the other is a short block. They are on pallets and I can load them easily.

Contact me via email at swobodaseth@hotmail.com or send me a private...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,116
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: NOS parts

This idea is probably the only good chance.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,020
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: 1947 Ford Super Deluxe options

Bare with me here. I would pick it up for $1500.00. Then I would part it out. I would then take my proceeds and purchase a '47 sedan in a little better shape. I think the proceeds from selling the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 915
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Vapor lock or not ?

Make sure your ignition system is operating at 100% efficiency. A weak coil, bad wires, a distributor that needs rebuilt or timed can cause you a lot of starting problems.

Do you have an electric...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,020
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: 1947 Ford Super Deluxe options

No. Side shift transmissions are very easy to come by. I have several lying around.

There are also many, many 1946-1948 Fords out there. It would probably be worth while to pass on this project...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,020
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-19-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Anyone own a 1966-1967 Fairlane 500?

Nice looking Fairlanes. I don't know why but the 2 door hardtops appeal to me. I've never driven one but I can imagine a 390/4 speed car would be wild.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-19-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,166
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Are Mustangs still collectible?

I'm picking up a nice 351W soon from a guy who is giving it to me. It's an early 1970's 351. I installed an aluminum 4 barrel intake, 4 barrel carburetor and long tube headers with dual exhaust years...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-16-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,166
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Are Mustangs still collectible?

What structural upgrades were on these mustangs with the factory 390 option? If a '67 will accept a 390 it should accept a 351. I also wonder how much more weight a 351 is compared to a 289? The bore...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-15-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,166
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Are Mustangs still collectible?

I've thought about upgrading my engine from a 289 to 351 Windsor. But then I think it's not necessary. It'd be fun though.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-15-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Anyone own a 1966-1967 Fairlane 500?

That sounds like a fun car!:)
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-15-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Anyone own a 1966-1967 Fairlane 500?

As I was recently searching for old Fords for sale online I noticed I don't see many 1966-1967 Fairlane 500, two door hardtops in XL's or GT's for sale?

Did many of these cars survive? Recently we...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-15-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,166
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Are Mustangs still collectible?

Thanks for opining everyone. I have a '67 coupe. I've owned it for about 18 years. I did a lot of work to it, floors, torque boxes, rear quarter panels, truck drop offs, outer wheel wells on rear and...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-12-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,166
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Are Mustangs still collectible?

Mustangs used to be a car that folks bought, restored and collected. It seems like unless it's a special car, fastback or related, nobody wants them. I believe the market for any of our early Fords...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 916
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: First A

There is a car very similar on Instagram for sale right now. The owner is threatening to chop it if it doesn't sell. I laugh at those ads where they threaten to chop a car if they can't sell it. Why...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-09-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 673
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Vlaue of a 390

I noticed the intake looked like a big chunk of cast iron. I pulled an intake off of a 400 Ford engine once and replaced it with an aluminum 4 barrel intake. It was a sum bitch to lift off the engine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Cleaning the underbody with Purple Power

Very nice car Ken. You have a lot of junkers therefore I think you should consider adopting me. I'm self sufficient and require very little, other than old Fords. Think about it and get back with...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-08-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 673
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Vlaue of a 390

I came across a man with a 390 engine. It came out of a 1964 Galaxie. The engine has been out of the car since 1966, the car was wrecked (totaled).

The engine is complete. It is a factory 4V...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 846
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Check out this period foto 32 Phaeton

I thought the same thing! :D
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