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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,387
Re: Who's gonna fill their shoes?

Our Ford shoes will be filled by electric, guess that is progress. ICE replaced horse and cart and that wasn't accepted at first. Suppose we can count ourselves lucky to have enjoyed the best of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 833
Re: Electric steering

Lucas gets an undeservedly bad rap.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Re: windshield seal on a 46

Carpenter has been my go to for rubber products ( for old Fords). Quality is good.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,814
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

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Watch out Mart, you may be back in them before you know it ;-)

Glenn
To date, the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,814
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 02:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,262
Re: Newbie but am I in the right place

Welcome from New Zealand at "arse (ass) end of the world."

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2021, 12:44 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,110
Re: Australian 1940-1941 Ford Open Cab Pick-Ups

GB I've never turned my head to that but that door could be out of a Jail panel now you mention it and looking at it. You'd know panel trucks better than me.

Graeme
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2021, 12:38 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,110
Re: Australian 1940-1941 Ford Open Cab Pick-Ups

Trev yes the pumper is a 41 and I think I recall the jailbar was a 42 as you state.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2021, 02:00 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,110
Re: Australian 1940-1941 Ford Open Cab Pick-Ups

Here's a V8 fire truck that has been restored. The small "hamlet" of Stokes Valley where I lived used to house this . I remember as a small kid rushing down to the fire station when ever the siren...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,607
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

You have some neat vehicles there. That series 3 Landy would not be common in the US, they were quite familiar on the roads down here in NZ and you still see a few around. I see yours has UK plates...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Re: Japanese parts book,

That would be logical. We got the Canadian cars here in NZ by virtue of being a Commonwealth country where Japan doesn't have that tie.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 916
Re: Anyone used Irontite block sealer in a Flathead?

Personally I would follow the steps as suggested. I've used it in my engine and left it circulating for a while it was not a good idea as the water went "gluggy". Even after I drained and replaced...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Re: Windshield glass removal 39 coupe

Go over to Irontrap Garage on youtube. They have just put up installing glass in a 39 windshield.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nD3WwsA8Ea4&t=28s

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Re: Painted silos

Pretty cool beats all that "rap gangster" crap that, local municiples try to pass off as art to brighten up the place (and the illegal stuff).

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,893
Re: Black single stage paint.

In the days of the old fountain pen "blue black" was the nicest hue of ink too.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,138
Re: Off topic

Dock pilferage has been going on for year in just about every port in the world.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Re: Trunk mat 41 convertible

I second this. I found them by accident when restoring my 48. Great people to deal with.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2021, 12:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,138
Re: Off topic

Old Army Indians are worth a bomb now.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,197
Re: Throttle return spring and baling wire

Universal fix it all product here in New Zealand, this is what we would call a "number 8 job". Number 8 is the wire used on farm fences down here at the "ass end of the world". Even city folks like...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,138
Re: Off topic

Yes I remember we had a Holden HQ (GM Australia) police car that had a noise inside that would roll back and forth on bends. Car was in the end torn apart by the Police mechanic to find some wag on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,603
Re: Whirring noise .. from I donít know where

Holy moly.... imagine the Doc using this on you it would give you a "heart issue" rather than diagnose one.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,848
Re: Did I finally find a GEM?

who cares!..... a bloody nice looking car regardless. I'd give my left "tenticle" for it! You lucky dog. I'd love to see some more pics.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2020, 03:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Re: Mart's 2020 Roundup part 2 Happy New Year!

Or as Manfred Man said "Ha Ha said the Clown"

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,742
Re: Canadian 1946-1948 Mercury 114

Ralph you mentioned the "cheviacs" . We got the Pontiac Laurentian which had a Chevy dash and a 283 donk.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,742
Re: Canadian 1946-1948 Mercury 114

Yes Ralph like you Canadians us kiwis and Aussies were luckier than our Yank brothers as we got to keep the Flatty v8 another year too. We also got the Canadian aluminum intakes on our C59A engines...
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