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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,158
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: 1932 Roadster Frame Rail Sag

In my opinion, the area of the frame that is bent has been "work hardened", and if you attempt to straighten the frame without heat, the corrective measures will bend the frame in an adjacent area. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 952
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: 3-brush gen problems

I had a similar problem with my '37 1/2 ton, i installed an electronic regulator inside the generator case (the field brush will need to be removed). It works FLAWLESSLY. I found this unit through an...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,097
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Flexible Metal Brake Line

I would suggest that you do a little research, the material from FedHill has a HIGHER burst pressure than conventional steel tubing.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,097
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Flexible Metal Brake Line

As stated previously, purchase your material from Federal Hill. The stuff at the auto parts store is not the same!
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Ford 59A pcv valve... errr

Thanx, WillD for straightening that link out for me.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,610
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Sun distributor machine

I have the same machine, it's complete and operates ad it should, with a new kit grom Paramount. For some interesting upgrades,visit "Opera" on you tube.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Ford 59A pcv valve... errr

I did exactly that sometime ago, here's the linkhttps://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=289882
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 32,295
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

As for leg cramps, put a bar of lavender soap under your bed sheet near your legs. Your leg cramps will be a thing of the past, i know it sounds crazy, but it WORKS! you are very fortunate to have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,176
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Possible blown head gasket?

Compression test, i always do the easiest things first when i'm trouble-shooting.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 957
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Growling speedometer in 40 Ford

I would start by lubing the speedometer cable.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 05:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Double pulley on generator mounted fan

I believe that generator was used on '37 -'41 big trucks.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,271
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Next move??

Failed again, can someone post a couple of images for me?
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,271
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Next move??

You have gotten some good advice as far as getting the skin off, i'd like to share one of my methods to get a perfect, distortion free reflective surface on a round or domed part. I use stones...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,545
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: 1936 Pickup bed floor question

I'm interested in seeing more of your work, post away!
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2021, 12:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,545
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: 1936 Pickup bed floor question

am not impressed with the wood though. I wish it was closer to original and the cuts are horrible.
You are correct, a school boy could do a better job than that!
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,430
Posted By hotcoupe
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,430
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Advice on restoring hub caps

Tried to post images, no luck.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,430
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Advice on restoring hub caps

Hello, i have restored several of that type of hubcap, to remove the S.S. skin (approx. 0.012" thick) i use a #60 drill bit and just pierce the carbon steel cap, apply high pressure air and the outer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,348
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: 1936 P/U Metalshaping

Nice clean,accurate work. I'm impressed! Thanx for posting, are you a member @ "allmetalshaping".
Tom
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,598
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Clutch chatter solved!

I had Fort Wayne Clutch rebuild the clutch in my '37 1/2 ton, i couldn't be happier with their work.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,282
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: who best to drop 1932 ford axle

Nostalgia Sid gets my vote, i've seen his work first hand, knows what he's doing, friendly guy, accurate quality work. He's in Oklahoma.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: 1936 Ford Pickup front and rear fenders

Hardison metal shaping makes a perfect reproduction. Google Hardison metal shaping
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By hotcoupe
Sun distributor tester

Sun distributor tester modifications, for those of you that have a Sun machine, click on the link for some interesting improvements.https://youtu.be/ORabuWpZuXI
Tom
P. S. Be sure to check out his...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-18-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,084
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: '39-41 Lincoln brakes

That is correct.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-18-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,084
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: '39-41 Lincoln brakes

'39&'40 lincoln brakes was one application, '41only was another application. The '41 only is significantly different in offset. Good original drums are going to be a challenge to find.
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