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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,303
Posted By hop2it
Re: registering a car in WI. with a NY registartion

New York didn't start using titles until 1973 they had transferable registrations before that.i bought a car that was from out of state and came with a title when I registered it in New York I wound...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,576
Posted By hop2it
Re: Summit Racing.....A+

great company to deal with,I ordered a crate engine on dec 4th I had to confirm the order as it was shipped to a different address,that was 8:30 am on dec 5th the engine was delivered at 1:00 pm on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,611
Posted By hop2it
Re: Welding Cars

i would recommend the eastwood 135 mig I used a flux core welder once which was a rental it sucked,would recommend using the75% 25%gas
doug
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,473
Posted By hop2it
Re: My Eclipse Story ........

was she talking about frequency?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By hop2it
Re: Warning! It not an early Ford! But it's Immaculate

Amazing! A work of art the quality is beyond description.
Doug
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,898
Posted By hop2it
Re: Harbor freight sale

I bought 2 of the $99 engine hoists and used them to build a rotisserie
Doug
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,479
Posted By hop2it
Re: 84 birthday today

hey Ron have a GREAT birthday and many more
Doud
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 36,342
Posted By hop2it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,335
Posted By hop2it
Re: Converting Lockheed brake to Bendix

I had a friend that had a 34 ford street rod he used the F2 backing plates with Buick drums on ford spindles,they are 12 " dia.drums vs.11" for the F1.to use with 40 drums you would need to get the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,335
Posted By hop2it
Re: Converting Lockheed brake to Bendix

if you get F2 backing plates you can use your 40 brake drums
Doug
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,801
Posted By hop2it
Re: Sand blaster

I have a tip 60 that I bought in 1972 it still works great,be sure to get some kind of moisture remover also a deadman valve is better than the ball valve which will start leaking after about the 3rd...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,177
Posted By hop2it
Re: 1945 bus trip New York to Pittsburg

this was before auto production resumed after the war the newest cars at the time was 1942 and production was stopped early to concentrate on wartime products.
doug
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,404
Posted By hop2it
Re: Ford Barn responding slowly

working great this morning,thank you Ryan for all your effort in keeping the Ford Barn the first place I visit when I go on he computer.
Doug
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,392
Posted By hop2it
Re: Magazines

Check the price of the flat rate priority boxes they have one that is 8 1/2"x11x5 and you can pack them solid
Doug
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,077
Posted By hop2it
Re: Ol Ron.......

Happy birthday Ron and thanks for sharing your vast knowledge with us.
Doug
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,789
Posted By hop2it
Re: Firestone tires from Firestone ??

I bought 5 bf Goodrich tires from summit last summer and had to pay $60.00 shipping.
Doug
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,214
Posted By hop2it
Re: Quick change axle.

I have a Winters quick change,I ordered the helical gears instead of the spur gears because they are quieter.the car is not together yet so I am going by what winters told me.
Doug
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,184
Posted By hop2it
Re: Cereal # question pu - car

King phord. I thought was charcoal brickets.
Doug
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 17,566
Posted By hop2it
Re: Model A destruction

I too agree that a complete original car would be better left alone, however it is ultamatly the owners choice as long as it doesn't turn into corn flakes have at it.with this being said I have seen...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,148
Posted By hop2it
Re: polar vortex

We got up early this morning to leave Thompson Station Tn to return to Fairport NY only to find ICE everywhere sleet and freezing rain, I would expect this up north but Tennessee?
Calling for -3...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 77,938
Posted By hop2it
Re: Fordbarn Average Age

Just turned 69 in November and just finished my pole barn and have a 29 roadster pickup In pieces and a non barn 66 Elcamino to restore so I hope I stay as healthy as I am now.
Doug
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,614
Posted By hop2it
Re: Is it safe to ride in a Rumble Seat?

The rumble seat seems a whole lot safer than when my son rode on the engine cover in my 66 econoline van.I guess that was when I was young and foolish,too soon old too late smart.
Doug
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,010
Posted By hop2it
Re: Winter Driving in the Good Old Days

Mark,I noticed the hood up from the cowl,it reminds me of a story my dad told about when he drove truck for gannet newspapers, he would prop the hood up at the cowl so the heat would keep the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 26,785
Posted By hop2it
Re: Harbor Freight Tools vs. China Bashing

I have used harbor freight tools with great success,I have a6 1/2 hp plate compactor model 66571 that cost with coupons about $450. It would have cost $75. Per day to rent one.I compacted 45 yards of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,673
Posted By hop2it
Re: Looking for Model A DVD

Henry,
My son rented a video game and somehow it got some pretty good scratches and would not work.I took some 2000 grit water paper and sanded the scratches out I then took my car buffer with some...
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