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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:11 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,132
Posted By Karl
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

You guys Stateside are so lucky compared with Mart and I . You have a lot more access to correct parts than we do. In my case 12000 miles of shipping really whacks up the restoration costs. I have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,940
Posted By Karl
Re: MMO non believers

I use Moreys Upper cylinder Lubricant -Which is probably similar to MMO (who knows) I'm not sure I can tell the difference from using it or not using it in terms of how the car runs. What I have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Karl
Re: 1934 Ford Sandoz Clock Mirror Glass

This is his web page -Let me know if he is still around

http://www.brauninnovations.com/home

Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Karl
Re: 1934 Ford Sandoz Clock Mirror Glass

There was a guy selling them years ago I brought one but when I tried to buy another for a friend there was no reply to my emails which bounced back. So I assume he is out of business -None the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By Karl
Re: 1934 Missing -Covering My Bases

Thanks Guys I think I nailed it this afternoon -I discovered a loose connection on one of the wires into the ammeter (In fact into The Chex Oil Pressure /Ammeter gauge - originally my car had the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By Karl
Re: 1934 Missing -Covering My Bases

Thanks Michael haven't tried it but I will -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By Karl
Re: 1934 Missing -Covering My Bases

I could its just so intermittent -that i would have to do it for so long -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By Karl
1934 Missing -Covering My Bases

My 1934 has developed a miss at prolonged highway speed I'm working my way through it but would like some help form the collective wisdom here

First of all stock 6V 1934 Ford New Battery ,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Karl
Re: 1934-35 front hub/drum source?

Apparrently there is a place in Whanganui who are able to cast them up .
One of my friends got drums for his Austin cast there . I can explore further and get more details if you want -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,350
Posted By Karl
Re: UPS loses Package !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

My Father used to ship gold necklaces and bracelets for resale from Australia to New Zealand . The cost of insurance was so much that the whole exercise became cost ineffective so he followed ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,199
Posted By Karl
Re: Australian 1934 Ford Coupe Ute plus Video

Each to their own but this is much more me !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 02:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,199
Posted By Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By Karl
Re: Oil Detergent - Rislone ZDDP

Agreed but there is no doubt the quality and functionality of todays lubricants is light years ahead of that used in the day. I have run restored BMC engines in cars for 50000 miles with no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By Karl
Re: 33/ 34 steering

Its night here will get the photos tomorrow
Ted messaged me this am he is planning on doing another batch soon
Meanwhile here is a link to an old thread on Teds Steering Boxes
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By Karl
Re: 33/34 Burl

Thanks David
Does anyone have a paint code for the 1934 Woodgrain basecoat .
I brought the Grain-it kit but unfortunately they can't ship the base coat spray cans internationally . So I'm...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By Karl
33/34 Burl

Can someone tell me what the original finish was on the back of the govebox door on a Deluxe? Was it base colour (real spelling LOL ) or Burl like the front? -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By Karl
Re: 33/ 34 steering

I just been in my garage and can post photos of the unit of they can't be found -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By Karl
Re: 33/ 34 steering

Flathead Ted (on here) rebuilds the 33/34 box-Actually more a re fabrication. He casts a new Steering box which is virtually the same size as the original and fits it out with upgraded...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2019, 04:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,244
Posted By Karl
Re: Totaly "Restored" 1st Sport Coupe sold in San Francisco

Agree - would not be for me . If I was going to spend that much money on a car I would at least want it to look original. It's the owners car but IMHO he's wrecked it -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 717
Posted By Karl
Re: rebuilding a pre-36 steering box - parts interchangeability

Mark contact Flathead Ted on here he is fitting later internals in a 33-34 box
Looks stock but much better Available RHD or LHD -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 766
Posted By Karl
Re: 1934 Deluxe 3 Window

I don't believe so ! The RHD is attractive ( for us ) However if i was desperate for such a car I would buy LHD in the States and import it . Shipping would set me back US$1500 and I would ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 766
Posted By Karl
Re: 1934 Deluxe 3 Window

This one is for sale in New Zealand on our local equivalent of Ebay
I think the current rate of exchange puts the asking price at $US 128,000
Must be really good !
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By Karl
Re: fuel economy

Lawrie - Those figures round town or on a trip? By my calculations 20l/100km is about 14mpg (imperial) . On my last trip over 1800 miles we averaged 20.5 mpg but round town its probably round...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,315
Posted By Karl
Re: Roy Nacewicz's business, and it's future

Thanks Michael -Combines two of my most trusted and helpful parts suppliers. All the best -Karl
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