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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,703
Posted By WRA
Re: The Early Ford V8 Club of America - Application Form.

Ive been a member for over 20 years now. The magazine is first class as are the shows they put on are outstanding. I prefer print and often refer back to them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By WRA
Re: reinstalling model B oil pan

I know this is an old thread, but how will a tweaked oil pan cause a vibration. I’m familiar with shimming of the Model A housing, does the B require the same thing once oil pan is installed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By WRA
Model B Flywheel Housing Alignment

Does the Model B flywheel housing need to be aligned like the Model A housing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By WRA
Re: Dash Plaques

I sold off a bunch few years ago. There’s some real “Niche” collectors that hunt for certain events, locations etc. it’s kind of a dying art. I used to get one or more at every show. Now they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By WRA
Re: Model B Parts Vendor

DavidG, thanks for the leads, I’ll look into this
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By WRA
Model B Parts Vendor

Who are you ďGo ToĒ vendors for the basic Model B parts.

Having a hard time finding Things like rear main drain tube, oil fill/breather tube, etc.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,762
Posted By WRA
Re: TAMS Model A Parts

Some great points made here and a number of things I didn’t consider.

I was actually able to talk with Joanne this morning and she was great. They are having some tech issues with their web...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,762
Posted By WRA
Re: TAMS Model A Parts

Ok, not a good way to run a business and certainly not a good first impression for me. His web page said he would be at Hershey, but nothing about delayed orders, response etc. Won’t make this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,864
Posted By WRA
Re: Help Iím Lost

What was wrong that caused you to change these parts? Was it a running car beforehand?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,762
Posted By WRA
TAMS Model A Parts

Anyone know how to contact them? Are they still in business? I placed an order for a large single item and itís been crickets. Iíve tried calling the numbers on their web page and Google and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,715
Posted By WRA
Re: What's up with Macs/Ecklers

Macs has been a problem long before COVID. There are years worth of complaints across the car hobby. They have turned into an absolute joke. Incomplete orders, missing items, excessive inflated...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,166
Posted By WRA
Re: Early V8 Garage - Richard Lacy

I went through this same thing about 6 months ago. I’ve bought several kits over the years and have noticed communication has been slow to none in recent years. Emails, voicemails with no response. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,196
Posted By WRA
Re: USPS strikes again destruction of packages

I recently had 4 packages come up missing from USPS. A priority overseas package that used to take 10 days, took 65. The USPS folks tracked it over that period and it went back and forth between...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By WRA
Re: Ceramic or Johnson Paste Wax for Patina?

I would leave it. Best thing to maintain patina is to minimize its exposure to weather. Wax or anything else only ruins the look.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,209
Posted By WRA
Re: Ecklers no more

Mac’s and the entire Eklers line is well known across the hobby. Missing and incomplete orders, inflated shipping and extremely poor customer service.

As the OP discovered, anything that is out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By WRA
Model A Bolt ID

Trying to identify these bolts, they were mixed in with some T stuff I had

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,853
Posted By WRA
Re: 34 starter cable color

It’s no wonder why some folks don’t ask questions on the Forum. I’m surprised someone didn’t tell him to take it to the HAMB since he has a modified car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By WRA
Re: 1932 Ford Alternator options

Thatís a great option, Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By WRA
Re: 1932 Ford Alternator options

Project car that never had one, and time and rats destroyed original wiring. Going with 12V with Mild B-Banger
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,759
Posted By WRA
Re: Jim Brierely"s Book

Jim’s book is outstanding.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By WRA
Re: 1932 Ford Alternator options

Pat, That was very helpful, Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By WRA
1932 Ford Alternator options

I have a 1932 Ford B with Cragar head that has been converted to 12V and I'm looking for alternator options.

I see that Powermaster Performance make an 12V alternator in stock appearance for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,858
Posted By WRA
Re: Patina or Paint?

Yep, Leave it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By WRA
Re: Model B Engine Rods

Have a look at the Secrets of Speed Magazine index. In the 30 years since they began, I bet they covered it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,566
Posted By WRA
Re: Newly acquired 32 coupe

Perfect, Thanks
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