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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By Kube
Re: 35 roadster drivers kick panel.

I'll stick to my 39's and 40's :) much easier methinks... Open cars had smooth finish panels while closed cars had the vertical embossed lines.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By Kube
Re: 35 roadster drivers kick panel.

I didn't realize yours had a grain pattern. The '40 closed cars had vertical embossments that I carefully press for my restorations. Even the Lebaron Bonney panels sold for these vehicles in the past...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By Kube
Re: 35 roadster drivers kick panel.

I'd suggest you go to a hobby store that sells picture matting (card)board for picture framing. Around here, Hobby Lobby has a good selection.
It (board) is available in about any color you can...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 827
Posted By Kube
Re: Ford GT 2018 $1125000 BJ just now

Wow! Thanks for explaining that to me. I am constantly amazed at the high level of intellect some folks exhibit.
So, how did I do at this "Sar-chasm" thing?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 827
Posted By Kube
Re: Ford GT 2018 $1125000 BJ just now

Seriously? I've done my share of stupid sh-- in my life but if someone gave this to me, well, I'd be quick to push out any other car I own in to the rain...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By Kube
Re: Found A Used 1940 Ford a Pickup Hood Ornament

Heck, I've explained to my wife that if my memory were as good as it once was, I'd gain 20#. Why? I must make a dozen trips daily to and from the shop only to get there and wonder why I went.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By Kube
Re: Found A Used 1940 Ford a Pickup Hood Ornament

40Larry is correct.

Having restored a number of extremely high point Ford V8 models (aka "standard") as well as an extremely high point pickup, I should have known better. Sorry to have possibly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 827
Posted By Kube
Re: Ford GT 2018 $1125000 BJ just now

I've run a number of cars through Barrett in the past couple of decades and have found them to be a rather good outlet for cars that I'd wanted to sell anonymously.
From my experience, quite unlike...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By Kube
Re: Found A Used 1940 Ford a Pickup Hood Ornament

Tom, The passenger car (Ford V8, aka "standard") as well as the pickup truck utilized identical hood ornaments. The handles were different.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By Kube
Re: H6006 halogen head lights

BigJob offers some good advice. The hi/lo switch is often the culprit in this circuit in regard to the issue you are experiencing.
Many times by simply pushing that switch in and out rapidly a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,185
Posted By Kube
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

To reiterate my post #11:
I believe my quote is perhaps the best way I am able to respond...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By Kube
Re: ford aluminum heads

Pro? They are correct and unlike cast iron painted in an attempt to appear correct (they never do) the aluminum head will cool better albeit not enough to make a big difference.

Con? A good set...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,185
Posted By Kube
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

You are a twisted man!

Seriously though...you and I would have fun :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,185
Posted By Kube
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

I believe my quote is perhaps the best way I am able to respond...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,185
Posted By Kube
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Not certain if you are doing anything wrong or not.

Did you have a good pedal prior to replacing the shoes and cylinders? If so, we can pretty much eliminate a defective master.

You must start...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By Kube
Re: is it ok to run diluted antifreeze?

Why not use it?
Anti-freeze does not dissipate heat as well as pure water.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Kube
Re: Perch bolt ID

The entire assembly was different. No parts interchanged between the two designs.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By Kube
Re: is it ok to run diluted antifreeze?

50/50 mix is best
I personally would never run just water ,
With antifreeze it helps keep the rust from forming


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Living where you do - Michigan, I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By Kube
Re: is it ok to run diluted antifreeze?

Flatty's run hotter than the average engine you say? News to me.

There is no debate among folks that have a basic understanding of thermodynamics.
Pure water will dissipate heat better than...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Kube
Re: Perch bolt ID

These were for the first design sway bar. That was installed well in to January 1940.
You will rarely see that design bar as they were well, not a good design. Most were replaced at the dealer when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By Kube
Re: Which Oil Sending Unit Should I Use?

Yes sir... that's the optimum place...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By Kube
Re: Which Oil Sending Unit Should I Use?

If you mean about an inch away from the stock sending unit, then yes, that's a perfect spot.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Kube
Re: knob on choke cable

If you want to save the knob for reuse, do what Meric42 has advised.
If you're replacing the knob, cut it off.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By Kube
Re: Which Oil Sending Unit Should I Use?

If you have the 21 stud engine, you must have the 50# sending unit.
The correct sending unit will have NO markings on the base. Later service parts that are 50# units, will have "50" stamped in to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By Kube
Re: 1936 Ford rearend gear ratio and speed

I have had numerous 1936 through 1940 Fords. My overall favorite gear ratio is the 3:78. Plenty good "off the line" and cruising at 55 or so is never an issue.
I currently have a '36 roadster with...
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