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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,196
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: need advice on an overseas sale!

So Bank Wire Transfer IS safe...or isn't it?...
Forum: Early V8 06-26-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 894
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: 32 Ford Roadster

****sold****
Forum: Early V8 06-26-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 894
Posted By 345 DeSoto
32 Ford Roadster

****sold****
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 59,135
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: How many of you are working on a 1932 Ford ?

Here's the one I'm working on. If it doesn't sell, I'll keep at it till it's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,231
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: 38 Original radiator with OHV engine

Mine is zero pressure...with an overflow container....closed system...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,231
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: 38 Original radiator with OHV engine

The engine in my Avatar is an original 32, 4 cylinder radiator, and cools my blown Hemi perfectly at all speeds...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,518
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: No. 7 Chrome Polish Help find some

Try 3M Chrome and Metal Polish...it's just about the same thing as the Dupont number 7...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,433
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: Which radiator to buy for my 1932 ? ? ?

Believe it or not, the radiator in the car in my Avatar (blown DeSoto Hemi) is a Stock 32 Ford, 4 cylinder radiator, zero pressure, ($75) and it has NEVER come close to overheating. The only...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,600
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: Best cleaner for floats?

Soda blast it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,577
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: Overheating at idle?

Overheating at idle indicates insufficient air flow. Over heating on the highway indicates insufficient coolent flow...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,776
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: Any of you flathead guys running the Speedway repro 97?

There's nothing like having to modify an expensive, brand new part, to get it to work properly...:mad:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,634
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: Best Battery for 6 volt?

I have a 345CI/345HP, 2X4 DeSoto Hemi (6V) in an OT car. I have had excellent luck with a NAPA 6V Commercial/Tractor battery...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,815
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: Brake fluid

You'll be just fine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,815
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: Brake fluid

When I first started using Dot 5 years ago, it retained the fine bubbles in solution if I bleed the brakes by pumping hell out of them and holding the pedal. Gave me a not so hard pedal, but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,815
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: Brake fluid

Water accumulating in DOT 5 is a myth. DOT 3 and 4 ABSORB/attract moisture through the venting in and out process when the brakes are applied/let off. Dot 5 doesn't absorb/attract moisture from the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,906
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: who rebuilds distributors?

Jim Lindner (GMC BUBBA)...the BEST, fast, inexpensive...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,815
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: Brake fluid

Dot #5...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,599
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: Running straight water

Back to the ORIGINAL question about corrosion inhibitors...NOT ant-freeze...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,448
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: Flathead electric fuel pump

Leave your fuel pump hooked up/working, and install a 6V flow through type electric. I got mine from Sacramento Ford and have a toggle switch under the dash. Key on, switch on, and let the pump fill...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,203
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: T-A or Early V-8 preference poll

41 Deluxe Coupe, long doors. The most beautiful pre-war design...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,509
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: Generator vs. alternator

If it's a reliability issue, don't worry about the generator...it's as reliable as it gets. However, I have the generator in my off topic car, and @ night (headlights, wipers, defroster/heater on)...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-20-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: Keep my Gas?

Use the old gas. Add a shot of "Sea Foam" to it, and it will
be fine. As for the 15% ethanol situation, the EPA okayed it for use as OPTIONAL for the Station owners. They'll need to install a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,127
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: Oil Bath Air filter

Some of them used bronze wool...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-10-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,125
Posted By 345 DeSoto
Re: broken tap

Gently tap it out backwards, using a hammer and pointed tool in the flutes. After a few taps, it should be loose enough to work back out with a pair of needle nose pliers. Worked for me a few times...
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