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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By Digger
A contribution from the wife...

My wife Maureen is not in to old cars, but always just let me do my thing, no complaints or rules...

She is a retired pastry chef....

So one of the last tasks I had to do on the ‘33 Phaeton I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 908
Posted By Digger
Re: Best “paint” for aluminum heads?

Doing this for light cosmetic purposes only, not gonna take the heads off, although all those suggestions to take them off and make it right are totally viable. I will test the simple green and the...
Forum: Early V8 09-29-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Digger
Re: 33-34 gas tank, FREE

Gas tank is taken. Thank you
Forum: Early V8 09-29-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Digger
33-34 gas tank, FREE

Took it out of a full restored car that had been sitting for 11 years, so the gas went bad, I just replaced it with a new one.

It is in excellent shape, other than needing to be boiled out and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 908
Posted By Digger
Re: Best “paint” for aluminum heads?

Will try that too, just never been very good at it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 908
Posted By Digger
Re: Best “paint” for aluminum heads?

Painting stock 33 34 aluminum heads, not the cast iron ones.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 908
Posted By Digger
Re: Best “paint” for aluminum heads?

Will do, I will be experimenting with a few brands. . I did a search, and many restorers recommended the Eastwood Aluma Blast, so I ordered a couple of cans to try out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 908
Posted By Digger
Best “paint” for aluminum heads?

Last one I did, I used Chevrolet Argent Silver, but it came out too silver looking! Go figure....photo attached.

Anyone suggest a rattle can to closely emulate the original polished aluminum...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Digger
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Digger
Re: Where can I buy wind wing glass?

I have an email inquiry into Sanders Glass, as they do all classic car glass, and I know they do 33-34 proper glass, so hopefully next week I will hear back. Thank you
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Digger
Where can I buy wind wing glass?

Can someone guide me to a vendor that sells 33-34 wind wing glass, with the black coating on the edge? I can have some made locally at a glass shop, but prefer to get a pair with the edging. Any...
Forum: Early V8 09-27-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Posted By Digger
WANTED: 33 spare tire cover

I just need the inside section, not outer section. Any leads appreciated. 832-375-7363
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By Digger
Re: 1932: Bixby Bridge, Big Sur, Ca

Yes T Scott, it is still there unchanged, a great road for a dirt bike day trip
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By Digger
1932: Bixby Bridge, Big Sur, Ca

A local friend of mine shared this photo so I am forwarding it on. Bixby Bridge was completed in 1932. Prior to that, all inhabitants south of it had to go all the way around to get to Monterey.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 859
Posted By Digger
Re: Early Ford Suppliers- Positive Comments Welcome!

All Ford in Campbell, CA is great, employee John is the best. Been buying stuff there for decades.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By Digger
TOMORROW: Mission Trail Chapter Swap Meet

Reminder tomorrow EFV8 Swap Meet at All Ford in Campbell, CA. 6 am till noon.

I have an SUV full of 33-34 parts I want to unload, and want to go home empty...thanks Barners
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,453
Posted By Digger
Re: Warning about c&g

It doesn’t fit, it’s the wrong part. It’s a round hole square peg situation. Holes don’t line up, size too large. We wouldn’t call them if it fit, I would be driving the car right now. I will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,453
Posted By Digger
Warning about c&g

I bought a new gas tank for 33-34 (part 40-9002-OR) and was told by them I would need part number 40-9003 to adapt the original sending unit to this new tank. $45 bucks. See page 121 of their...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By Digger
Re: Swap Meet, Alameda, CA - Saturday October 19th, 2019

Awesome, thanks for the heads up. I hope to attend, I have so much stuff I can unload...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By Digger
Re: 34 Roadster pick up question

Here is a response from the seller:

New message from: clare-teixe (14Yellow Star)
Hello
This RPU is an original that was built in California by the late Mr. Bob Bauder for the late Mr. Jimmy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By Digger
Re: 34 Roadster pick up question

I would only be interested if it was a real one, will continue to research, thank you for all your input.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By Digger
34 Roadster pick up question

There is a 34 Roadster pickup on eBay. I am not too familiar with them other than knowing they are rare. How can I tell if it is the real deal, being 85 years old...
Forum: Early V8 08-31-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By Digger
WANTED: (1) 17” rim for rear mounted spare

Looking for one good 17” rim for rear mounted spare. Also looking for a tire for it, blackwall preferred. 831-238-8235
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 961
Posted By Digger
RM Sotheby’s this weekend

Not sure if anyone else has pointed out this weekend’s RM Sotheby’s auction with a flood of EFV8’s, mainly 1936’s. Full indication of the drop in prices. Will be interesting to see the results. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 781
Posted By Digger
Re: 1934 Deluxe 3 Window

Here are my observations, as I track this stuff all the time. First, is there is a huge difference between the asking price and the actual transaction price. You can ask all you want, but if you...
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