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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:56 PM
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 09:46 PM
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st peter mn swap meet

i'm loaded up for the st peter swap meet in the morning. its not huge, but usually a good one. close to home for me. i'll be the grey haired guy in the red and white 89 diesel dodge, stop by for a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By cas3
sweet tires, and a chopped hood, some humor for ya

last night i drove my 31 coupe 25 miles down the gravel roads to a small town bar for a burger and a beer, with the optional full moon drive home. i do this once a month or so, and usually park on a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 530
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Re: Need to replace Plug Wires

good link tinker, thanks for the education
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 530
Posted By cas3
Re: Need to replace Plug Wires

i'm not up on the modern stuff, what is spirals ?, and i get "the look", certainly some rajas on braided wire has the look, but carbon wire predates electronic ignition, and by golly i've never had a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 530
Posted By cas3
Re: Need to replace Plug Wires

i have seen many threads here over the years about not using carbon wires. when there are millions of other cars using them, i gotta ask, what is different about our flatheads? i have them on my 34...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By cas3
Re: 1933 BB 1.5 ton PTO seals

most every 3/4 ton and larger transmission has an opening for a pto, they are a standard size, 6 bolt on the smaller ones, and 8 bolt on the big trucks. a cover should be easy to find at your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By cas3
Re: Off topic - Cartoon

i like it !!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By cas3
Re: Installing bottom hoses in an aftermarket radiator

clem, i've never had a 39 pu, but lets do some basic figgerin. if you remove the radiator to study, what can you study with it out of place? it needs to be in place to see what needs to be done. yes,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By cas3
Re: 1933 BB 1.5 ton PTO seals

some of the old pto's had a rope seal like a water pump. is there a way to tighten the cap holding the seal in place? if no cap, just measure the size of the shaft, and the size of the bore it sits...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By cas3
Re: great 1934 ford ad

and there isnt any "Bud" girls hangin round either
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,410
Posted By cas3
Re: Saving The 1939 Mercury Coupe From The Rust Lagoon

here's your frame, sorry, wish it was closer for ya https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ank/pts/d/bethel-mercury-merc-frame-solid-very/6960935168.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 674
Posted By cas3
Re: bleeding brakes

no fancy gizmos, and no help. i just start a the bleeder that farthest from the mc, study your plumbing, and jamb a stick against the seat or steering wheel if the body is intact, or hold the pedal...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 589
Posted By cas3
Re: Grill screen air flow

old henry, thanks for the scientific facts, your experiments are always well done, and welcome here. i'm sure we all miss your travel tales, but your new hobby makes you happy and thats what life is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,570
Posted By cas3
Re: Warning about c&g

sorry to hear you had some problems, but as others have stated, they are normally quite high on my list of places to do business with. hope you get it sorted out
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 459
Posted By cas3
Re: 37 engine in 34 truck

not mentioned yet, if you use the later water pumps and motor mount brackets as jseary shows, you will then use later 8ba lower radiator hoses which have a slight curve to get you over the cross...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By cas3
Re: Walter Dupont

model T's are a lot of fun, every growing boy should have one
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By cas3
Re: Polishing a fire extinguisher

nice job! on labels like that, silk screened most likely, i use a fine polish compound, or mothers mag polish very lightly to just brighten up the color. go easy, check often with a clean soft cloth....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,207
Posted By cas3
Re: Help with transmission selection

come on jerry, you are being modest, show him your shifter you made. nice work
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,160
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,160
Posted By cas3
Re: Flathead city, Gary Howard, Grants Pass, Or

after reading some of the BBB report, i'd say he must be quite wealthy from taking deposits and not building motors ! try looking for him at some of the finer restaurants in the area
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By cas3
Re: Sacrificial wire inside C69 Block?

i use a very long skinny screw driver that goes all the way to the bottom and jab it around quite violently and you will usually loosen up some chunks of sand piled up on the bottom that has been...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By cas3
Re: Difference between pre 1949 flywheel and 49-51 flywheel

the flywheels for an 8ba style motor have the bolt holes for the pressure plate drilled all the way thru the flywheel. on the earlier motors the holes are not drilled thru. thats how to tell them...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By cas3
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By cas3
Re: A head on B engine

vince falters site is wonderful. i believe its "the old ford garage"
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