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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 691
Posted By Tinker
Re: King Pins

A lot of us surely miss joblot automotive.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 691
Posted By Tinker
Re: King Pins

Try Roy.

http://fordscript.com/


Depending on yr the "acorn" ends also acted as a steering stop. 38 had longer ends that stopped the wheel from turning so far. I can take pictures at some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 691
Posted By Tinker
Re: King Pins

I put in regular old solid bearings and then took the axle and spindles to a machine shop. (I don't have a reamer) (they were well versed in old ford). They fit the pins, it was cheap. Done and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 19,867
Posted By Tinker
Re: Home made tools

A tool for sure.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By Tinker
Re: Minneapolis / Bloomington Minnesota

Bummer there was a small roof collapse (due to snow) on one of the old brick buildings. Hope they don't "throw the baby out with the bath water" as they say, as it was a small section and a great...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 639
Posted By Tinker
Re: The search function is making me #!@&% crazy!!

My post was a joke. If you only want "more" fordbarn posts at the top, add fordbarn in the search.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 639
Posted By Tinker
Re: The search function is making me #!@&% crazy!!

The search function is making me #!@&% crazy!! Ford barn. Now if someone googles it they will be here. :) Not really but....google is your friend.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By Tinker
Re: Spark plug leads; threading thru the tubes '48

Some good info already posted....



I have a 37/38 helmet, and I made up my own wires with spare wire stock. They fit fine. start at the contacts, then the covers. Wire looms next, off the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Tinker
Re: 8ba in 36 5 window

Look at 19forty links. best to my knowledge the fan becomes an issue, thought about doing it once. Angled radiator on a 36.

Truck engine parts will link to a earlier transmission. Waterpumps...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By Tinker
Re: Fuel pump issues

I have a 37/38 helmet, and I made up my own wires with spare wire stock. They fit fine. start at the contacts, then the covers. Wire looms next off the dizzy. Leave the wires long. It's not easy but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,064
Posted By Tinker
Re: misleading ads on the barn

Add the sellers ignorance. But been sucker a few times, not on the barn, with NOS boxes with aftermarket parts. Small stuff though. Buyer beware as they say.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 795
Posted By Tinker
Re: Adjusting Engine to Frame Strut Rods

I used a window crank from a 1922 home that received new windows (about 5" long in a z shape, square end). It fit the square hole amazing well. Through it in the tool box. Never know what will fit.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 533
Posted By Tinker
Re: What bore for Ford steele sleeves?

Norway! contact flatheadmurre here, he is from Sweden. Closer to your side of the pond. Good guy and maybe can help.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 785
Posted By Tinker
Re: Question about hand cranking flathead

Way to long, but they where the every man builder. Probably easier to pull it with another vehicle or push it down hill. I have the correct tool set for my 38 to hand crank it. Never tried. My, sold,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,450
Posted By Tinker
Re: Lebaron Bonney Bankruptcy

It's like guys that build a flathead only if it's to the extreme. Hardly any one asks how to do a .010 over engine. Hang on to your original fords I'm thinking, enjoy it.... You can always put a ls...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By Tinker
Re: Can It Be - The Jailbar King Is Downsizing?

Sold quick, Congrats.


True and I have actually said this to people, You can quit golf, but you can't get back your greens fees.

"been there, done that" as they say. Next!!!

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By Tinker
Re: 6 volt positive ground voltage regulator

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=254211&highlight=Tom+Wesenberg+electronic+cutout
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By Tinker
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By Tinker
Re: 6 volt positive ground voltage regulator

Tom makes a electronic cutout for models a's. I believe. Here is a thread to connect.


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=254211&highlight=Tom+Wesenberg+electronic+cutout

6 volt...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,450
Posted By Tinker
Re: Lebaron Bonney Bankruptcy

Its a street/rat rod world, we are just living in it. Sorry to hear it. Maybe someone will pick up the pieces.



Think they could just sell patterns for sometime and not have a lot of overhead....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By Tinker
Re: Bodywork on Fender

For sure blasting is the best and if you can lay down sealer within a short period.


If not ospho or other metal etchers will work.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By Tinker
Re: Minneapolis / Bloomington Minnesota

Might try this place. We will probably still have snow in mid april, at least further north. It's fairly close to where you will be.

http://www.minnetonkadrivein.com/


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 893
Posted By Tinker
Re: HELP !!!! does anyone know

If you are not hell bent on using a original, you can use a remote aftermarket spin off filter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By Tinker
Re: Service/Repair Manual

Personally I like printed, I prefer. Have it flipped open on the bench. But to be fair you can print the cd too if you have the ink. Manuals and books are a great investment if you are serious about...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By Tinker
Re: Wheel alignment specs for 1948 car

For reference, do you know what degree they used?
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