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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,739
Posted By rbone
Re: 1940 Front Wheel Cylinders

Here are the part numbers if you decide to buy new. Surprisingly, you can get them on RockAuto, and they are less expensive there.

Wheel cylinder front left 8264 (should include crush washer for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By rbone
Re: Engine Shop Expectations (Flathead 8ba)

slowpoke - where are you taking the motor for the work? I ask because I am in N. Texas as well and am looking for a shop to work on one of my '34 motors.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By rbone
Master cylinder fill cap

I'm trying to make an adapter for my master cylinder (M1050) so that I can use my pressure brake bleeder on it. I am having a heck of a time finding the thread type on the fill plug. I also see...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By rbone
Re: Le Barron Bonney interior for 37

Larry Hankins at Village Upholstery
www.villageuph.com
972 317 6225

Not sure if he is still in business.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By rbone
Re: Le Barron Bonney interior for 37

I also experienced something very similar a few years ago when I bought a LB kit for my '34. I got some help from one of LeBarron Bonney's local installers who worked with the team at LeBarron...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By rbone
Re: 34 & 35 tacoma creme paint code.

cas3, let us know what you end up doing. I have a set of 17" wheels I need to paint Tacoma Creme as well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By rbone
Re: Won't start, no spark

I would start by cleaning the points and making sure they are not shorted out to the distributor housing. Also need to check the primary and secondary resistance on the coil. Let us know what you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,997
Posted By rbone
Re: Breaking free old frozen transmissions: Tricks?

The other thing that will help would be to put some sort of torque on the input shaft and/or output shaft while it is soaking. You would need to make up something with a cheater bar and a weight or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,232
Posted By rbone
Re: 59ab hard to turn over

No, you won't hurt anything by running it with a few plugs out. Tell us about the front seal - original style rope seal or aftermarket one piece/modern style?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,973
Posted By rbone
Re: off topic barnfind

I remember reading a technical article about the development of the Merlin engine by Rolls Royce and some of the later improvements made by Packard. One thing I specifically recall was the details...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,846
Posted By rbone
Re: Fan came apart!!

Very similar happened to my '34 a few years ago while I was driving home from seeing a true '32 survivor V8 tudor (still trying to get the guy to sell....). Radiator core was destroyed and the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,407
Posted By rbone
Re: 1932 "survivoration"

ro - great project and I really like your openness to ideas. As said, it is your car. If you want to be able to drive the car sooner rather than later, there may be a hybrid approach. Find all of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By rbone
Re: Front Wheel Cylinders

Correct. I've never seen them for $17. Maybe the rebuild kits? But not a new cylinder. They do have a 20% off online deal right now if you buy three items.

I also looked at the boxes and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By rbone
Re: Front Wheel Cylinders

Napa sells new ones for the front. part numbers 8264 and 8265. They are step wheel cylinders, 1 by 1&3/8. Rear ones are 8266 and 8267. They are 1 by 1&1/8. They have some that are 1 by 1&1/4 as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,498
Posted By rbone
Re: Incorrectly mounted Spare Wheels on 1932-1935 Fords

Went out and looked at the spare on my '34 today. Guess I was lucky when I mounted the spare tire many years ago. The valve stem is exactly at the 12 o'clock position.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,746
Posted By rbone
Re: Jack recall, chinese junk from Harbor Freight

My son is a certified Mercedes Benz technician. I have been in the shop with him several times and asked him about their choice of tools. Interestingly, there are many different brands depending on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,159
Posted By rbone
Re: Bucking like a horse

If you want some help, I know a very good mechanic who lives about 30 minutes from Conyers, GA who has flathead experience. COVID has him only working 4 days per week, so he may be able to help. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,159
Posted By rbone
Re: Bucking like a horse

Very sorry to hear about your wife. I will add you to my prayer list.

I would take the carburetor off and thoroughly clean it. Same for the distributor - make sure no vermin have chewed any...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By rbone
Re: Interesting- missing on every other cylinder

Yes, it was a carburetor problem. One of the small, brass idle tubes was clogged.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By rbone
Re: Interesting- missing on every other cylinder

Thanks fellas! She purring like a kitten now.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By rbone
Re: Interesting- missing on every other cylinder

No way I could be that lucky. I will take it apart tomorrow and give her a good cleaning. Carb is a Holley/Ford 94.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By rbone
Interesting- missing on every other cylinder

Need a little help here. Motor is 59ab, new Skip coil and distributor, new FA54 condenser. New plugs.

Motor is running very rough, especially at idle. Compression is between 85 and 90 pounds on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,690
Posted By rbone
Re: oil price.

$0.999 per gallon for 87 octane at Buccee's in Rockwall, TX today.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,017
Posted By rbone
condensor for crab distributor

Looking to pick up a spare condensor. I've heard many of you mention the Napa Echlin ones for crab distributors. I'm looking at the napa website and it comes up with part # ECH FA54. Is that the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By rbone
Re: original 1934 top insert info please

If you can't find one, there used to be a guy in Hemmings that would bend the aluminum aftermarket ones. I had him do them for my '34 Tudor and they came out fine. I had them black anodized before...
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