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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By fourfords
Re: 37 fuel tank

Any problem with using a penetrant and a small pipe wrench to remove an already unusable and damaged fitting?
Forum: Early V8 01-13-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By fourfords
1933 Ford Front Bumber

Looking for a 1933 Ford passenger front bumper. New or used, must be straight, in good mountable condition. If in Southern California, can pick up.

-D. Stewart
951-334-9544
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,405
Posted By fourfords
Re: specialty plates and toppers?

I really like various license toppers. They personalize the cars
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,405
Posted By fourfords
Re: specialty plates and toppers?

I collect license toppers and put 'em on the cars. It personalizes the car a bit
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 855
Posted By fourfords
Re: 1933 world's fair auto elevator display

There's a Automobile vending machine off the 10 Freeway in Ontario California. Quite a curious sight!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2019, 03:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,081
Posted By fourfords
Re: Never rent your car to the studios

A couple years ago PBS did an episode of "American Experience" on Bonnie & Clyde. They hired me to drive my '33 Fordor for some extra shots. Worked out great! I asked them many questions prior. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By fourfords
Re: 40 dlx. rear ash tray(s) - need a nice photo for my book. Please :)

Oops, not identical. The art deco detail on the center is more elaborate on the car version. thanks for the close up. Otherwise same shape and size.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By fourfords
Re: 40 dlx. rear ash tray(s) - need a nice photo for my book. Please :)

Interesting. The chrome cover on the '40 ash tray look identical to the cover on the ash trays in my little 1968 Cessna 150.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,468
Posted By fourfords
Re: 1933 vs 1934 v8 engine

Also, the published Horsepower for the 1933 V8 was 75 horsepower and the 1934 was 85 horsepower, as I understood.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By fourfords
Re: Bumper bolts 1933

I just wanted to remove the bumper and noticed different size nuts on the back holding the bumper on. It seems they should be all the same, but maybe they're not!

Thanks for addressing this minor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By fourfords
Bumper bolts 1933

My foot slipped off the clutch and I bumped into the wall, slightly bending the bumper. I want to remove the bumper and noticed the nuts on the bolts are different sizes. On the front, the two...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,968
Posted By fourfords
Re: Warning about c&g

I would imagine C & G is encouraged by the support they have earned from everyone else.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By fourfords
'37 headlights

I was inspired by the '37 posts earlier. I have the 1940 accessory sealed beam set up on my '37 Sedan. I like the bright sealed beams but I do not like the look at all.

What is the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By fourfords
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By fourfords
Re: Need a Mechanic. SoCal.

I just learned Jon Roberts passed away a couple of months ago. Early V8 Garage is specializing in manufacturing custom front ends for '34-'38 Fords. If any other ideas pop up, please let me know. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By fourfords
Need a Mechanic. SoCal.

Looking for a V8 mechanic in the Glendora area.

Thanks!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By fourfords
Re: Horn question

You didn't specify if the engine was running or not during your test.

If engine is not running while pushing horn button, turning on lights, dash lights, There's a possibility the proper...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,075
Posted By fourfords
Re: Bat piss

Maybe they think your vintage car is the Batmobile?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,244
Posted By fourfords
Re: Michigan classic car laws help ?

Standard Model A's were manufactured with one Tail/Brake light on the left rear of the car. NO seatbelts were offered 1928-1931 for the Model A. In California, Seatbelts are not required for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,219
Posted By fourfords
Re: D-Day

When I drive my old cars(Stock) I think about some family driving around during these pivotal and uncertain moments in U.S. history. Helps me connect even deeper with this great Country. Thank you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,961
Posted By fourfords
Re: A Young Mans Questions

looking at all the posts on this thread tells me that owning these vehicles is about stewardship and NOT glory. The more good memories we can help create in others, the more enjoyment we will have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By fourfords
Re: 1933 Radio problem...

If there is not a lead on the A pillar, I have my radio lead and antenna installed under the passenger side running board.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,440
Posted By fourfords
Re: 35 sedan,Pebble Beach & Dearborn awards

Pebble Beach???? The only time I saw Fords at Pebble Beach was in 2003 to commemorate Ford Motor Company's 100th year. Saw a couple prototype Fords from the '30's. Otherwise, I understand they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By fourfords
Re: 37 headlight gaskets (David G?)

I put spray glue on the cork gasket and gently tuck it into the reflector, making sure the ends are at the bottom to allow for drainage
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,499
Posted By fourfords
Re: Roy Nacewicz

Roy made things in my hobby life much more enjoyable. A decent and honorable man.
He is missed!!
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