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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 167
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: 914
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: 984
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: 3,476
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: 879
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: 2,583
Posted By wga
Fires in California

Near Paradise, Ca.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,404
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: 823
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: 1,560
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: 637
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: 938
Posted By wga
Re: Emblem nuts

Mike -

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 99,591
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: 975
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: 699
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: 1,895
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: 1,749
Posted By wga
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 360
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.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,434
Posted By wga
Re: 6 volt to 12 volt conversion

Have you tried the search function? Lots of info.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By wga
Re: 1949-50-51 Ford Wagon

There are usually some parts / thrashed shoebox woodies on craigslist, check the woodie shops in southern Cal. For example:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,545
Posted By wga
Re: 8BA radiator options - suggestions?

I've seen flathead / stock type radiators on craigslist occasionally. Usually in the $75-$150 range, obviously used. They will need work too. Or for a new stock replacement, contact US...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-14-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,525
Posted By wga
Re: Temp Heat in Garage

Rick - I use a propane tank with a heater https://www.homedepot.com/p/Dyna-Glo-40K-BTU-360-Degree-Tank-Top-Gas-Portable-Heater-TT360DG/203534107

I have it mounted to a small hand truck, and move...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,499
Posted By wga
Re: Veterans Day

Many thanks to our vets.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,544
Posted By wga
Re: Optima battery

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,800
Posted By wga
Re: Calif. Fires

A 34 Ford Woodie was lost in the fire
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By wga
Re: Wavecrest 2017

The '53 has real wood. That was my fave car there. Really nice. The owner of the Marmon Herrinton 46 Merc, drove to Wavecrest in the rain on Thursday! The 40 convert was trailered down by...
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