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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Ignition timing

Anyone have a pic of the straightedge method? I remember seeing it in one of the books I have somewhere. Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 833
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Great Race Bishop June 2019

Was there at the finish line. I gotta say those three 1916 Hudsons were impressive, but the flatheads were what I gravitated to in the grass field as they parked.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,486
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Bring a Trailer

And as for woodies, I would have been better off financially building someone a set of kitchen cabinets in 3 weeks than the three years (of weekends and nights) I spent on a non original woodie..... ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: tar paper seal F1

Tar paper was always available in 15 lb, 30 lb, 90 lb etc. 90 being the thickest. On a hot summer day 90 should conform to just about anything. Should make excellent engine gaskets as well. Sometimes...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,190
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Finally got her out of the shed

Only an inch of play? There's not even any sport in that......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,597
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: GB Sisson

Thanks so much guys! Here's some pics before I run back down to the shop....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,597
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: GB Sisson

Well, here I am... 10:00 at night and after doing a bunch of work emails I checked out the barn and there was a pm from flatford and he mentioned you guys were looking for me. Been busy as the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,301
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Can It Be - The Jailbar King Is Downsizing?

Sold it today, full price. I guess I made about 60 cents an hour, as I had about 4 grand total into it. Oh well, try that with fishing, golf or watching sports on TV for your weekend. Can't get...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,037
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Varnishing Woodie

I'm not so worried about actual rot... It's the black that gets into the joints. Maple is just such a bad choice for outdoor woods, yet I stuck with tradition and used it. If I had 'do-overs' I would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,037
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Varnishing Woodie

I used McCloskys Man o war spar varnish on mine. Also thinned the first coat 50/50, but with a Daly's product 'Ship n shore'. I did not want an ultra gloss so I put 3 additional coats of their Man O...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,301
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Can It Be - The Jailbar King Is Downsizing?

Once it gets off the island, which is a free ferry ride (all tickets are round trip), it's about 1 1/2 hours to Seattle. Well, 3 hours on it's own wheels. Big trucks are a tough sell in any market,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,301
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Can It Be - The Jailbar King Is Downsizing?

And a more stylish way to go to the dump.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,301
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Can It Be - The Jailbar King Is Downsizing?

I'm fine, well other than the fact that I traded for a project 'B.O.A.T.' Means:

'Bust out another thousand'..... Well not always a thousand. I did make a new pivot bracket for the steering...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,787
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Radials on a 37. Yes or No??

I think the friction problem between tubeless tires and a tube is from the ribs that run at an angle on the inside of the sidewall on tubeless tires. I have had trouble with those in the past, but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,958
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Toyota Cellica steering box

Yer preachin' to the choir Ron. Bought my first toyota pickup 47 years ago and have had one ever since. They make excellent gear assemblies such as steering boxes. Hidden way down against the frame,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Off topic ford alternator question

Salmon are a lot harder to catch these days..... This was a great example of reaching out to friends even with something off topic. Thanks all.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Off topic ford alternator question

Point well taken... I love how you Aussies and Brits use the term 'flat' for an uncharged battery. Here in the states we call them 'dead'. Flat is just better somehow. Oh, and thanks for the help. We...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Off topic ford alternator question

14.4 volts! A wire had fallen off of the ignition switch. Since all the diagrams of my type alternator showed the S terminal going straight to the battery and not through the ignition switch,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,317
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: 1940 Ford coupe wanted ad answered

And I like it too. I love that air cleaner with the decal. And wipe that grin off your face. Or not....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Off topic ford alternator question

Thanks very much for this info! Mine is the first one at the top. Late motorola type. It's a clone to mine. In that diagram it shows the S as a sensor wire to the +terminal on the battery. I had...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By GB SISSON
Off topic ford alternator question

So... Since I live on an island and have had boats in my early years I picked up a boat from a friend as a project. It sat in the deep woods for almost ten years. Straight inboard, 1992 ford 302...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Correct Pickup bed hold down strips

The missing years had a stamped steel bed floor laid over wood planks. The stamped floor had the bed strips embossed. Most people cut this floor out when they do their 'restoration' as they want that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,999
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Low Compression - keep trying or rebuild?

And when the test is done, don't forget to take the brick off the accelerator before pushing the starter button! Don't ask.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,156
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: 38 truck resto

Well Sparky... You have taken on a big project. More power to you. When I first saw this post I was thinking maybe you now owned my old 38 tonner pu. It was bought by a local couple here on this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,963
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: elling my stash

Someone here or on the Ford truck enthusiasts site signs off his signature with "My biggest fear is I will die and my wife will sell all my stuff for what I told her I paid for it". That might not...
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