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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2020, 12:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,947
Posted By wga
Re: Nothing better to do but work.

Mtn wudy - hey that looks great. Spray or brush?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,169
Posted By wga
Re: Alternator or not?

No issues with an alternator on my 49 wagon, built by https://www.ejwhitneyco.com/automotive.html complete with a brand new fake housing!
Thousands of miles without any 'inherent issues'.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By wga
Re: Flathead V8 radiator

F-1 - Rick does outstanding work and he is over in Azusa.
Ricks Radiator
693 E Arrow Hwy, Azusa, CA 91702
Phone: (626) 967-7518
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,128
Posted By wga
Re: Radial tires on old rims

Using radials on my 49 wagon. One of the original riveted rims had a problem with
radials. Switched to new welded wheels, and no issues. Just installed new Cokers.
BTW, if you purchase Cokers...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By wga
Re: Flathead builder near Pixley CA -

H&H is about a 2 1/2 hour drive south. Leave early and avoid the mess of 210/134 interchange.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-18-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,194
Posted By wga
Re: Early v8 Garage

From a google search:

Permanently closed
Early V8 Garage is recorded closed at this location. If it's incorrectly closed, please report it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,300
Posted By wga
Re: 41 vs 42 woody header

The shop is Orange, Ca., is the one you should steer clear of.

These woodie guys are all in Southern California:

Ron Heiden does excellent work, he is near San Diego, Ca....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By wga
Re: 1932: Bixby Bridge, Big Sur, Ca

Yearly visits to Big Sur Campgrounds in the 47 Ford wagon took us over that bridge.
Beautiful area,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,300
Posted By wga
Re: Orange/LA county recommendation for Diff. Rebuild

This shop might be able to help you. Have not used them, owner is involved in local shows.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,721
Posted By wga
Re: Varnishing Woodie

Used this varnish a few times. Excellent results.
Attached photos of work to repair damage from driving over / through...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,238
Posted By wga
Re: Today's stupid question

Bob Drake has a tool for removing hubcaps
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,117
Posted By wga
Re: Condenser Replaced

Just because its new, doesn't mean it is good.....

Sent my new Mallory distributor to Bubba, along with a new Mallory condenser. Bubba set up thedistributor for me, ran well for about 50...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By wga
Re: 1949 Ford Door Latches in cold weather

Ref: https://www.drislide.com/products/drislide-multi-purpose-moly-lubricant

Used this product on my 49 wagon. Cleaned all the schmutz that had accumulated over the past half century or so. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,424
Posted By wga
Fires in California

Near Paradise, Ca.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,608
Posted By wga
Re: K&W block sealer, impressive results, but lasting?

KW has the same ingredients as Irontite http://www.irontite.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1&products_id=142

Got mine from NAPA

Used the cleaner and ceramic sealer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By wga
Re: replacement wood for woodie

Are you in the National Woodie Club? The Woodie Times lists several shops.
Stay away from the shop in Orange, Ca.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,045
Posted By wga
Re: The (not so long) Long Long Trailer

Flyte Camp buit trailer on ebay:...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By wga
Re: 49 Shoebox Alignment

Took my 49 wagon to the local independent tire shop, and they had all the specs,
set the toe in, caster, camber, centered the steering wheel. Took about 1 1/2 hours.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,182
Posted By wga
Re: Emblem nuts

Mike -

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 119,877
Posted By wga
Re: Truck based woody

GB - Wow, really nice car. The doors are incredible.

Saturday was 'Drive your Woodie Day'. We had about 50 cars in the Monterey
and Carmel, Ca. area. Fun times.

Woodies on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,200
Posted By wga
Re: Results from using Irontite Ceramic Sealer

Russ - worked fine in my 8BA. Used their cleaner, and ceramic sealer. If you use
the sealer, premix with about 1 gallon or so of water. Ran mine a couple of days,
drained, rinsed, backflush...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By wga
Re: Woodie rain gutters

Mike...Land of Gracious Living - what show are you referring to?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,503
Posted By wga
Re: Irontite sealer?

36 -- used Irontite with excellent results. Tried the usual stuff on the shelves - Barrs Leak, Barrs aluminum / copper, they did not seal the leak.
Just get your block super clean, all traces of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,219
Posted By wga
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 443
Posted By wga
Henry Ford - the originator of "Lean Manufacturing"

Henry Ford was an innovator is many areas. Though this brief article on
manufacturing would be of interest.

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