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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-16-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Firewall oiler

Thanks for the input and posting a picture, very nice Wilmo manifold.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 781
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Joe’s Antique Auto

When resurrecting my 39PU it was great doing business with him, always good to catch up and talk in the spring @ the Fitchburg show.

I wish he also sold model A and T parts, that would be icing...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-16-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By 39portlander
Firewall oiler

Acquired this oiler last week and would like to know the best place to mount it, have seen it on the passenger side firewall on T's and most A's. Any input would be great.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By 39portlander
Re: 39 or 40 truck motor

Good post Ron, I will add this to your many threads I have for my appendix section of Nostalgia.

By the way I'm waiting for bow season to start up so I can woop up a batch of "Flathead Chilli":D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 647
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Tie Rod End Removal

The local parts stores here do rent some of these pullers NAPA-carquest-autozone-O'reilly ect, also someone in your area V8 club probably has two of the needed tools on a shelf, collecting dust.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,421
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Saving The 1939 Mercury Coupe From The Rust Lagoon

I have been to enough car shows over the years and guys with these before and after photo books showing what is now parked @ your local cruise nite or show is very impressive.

That car is about...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Water based cleaner??

Most of the places I do service work @ that have a parts washer with the "organic water base cleaners" just don't get used. Can's of brake-Kleen do the job.

In my parts cleaner I have the low odor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Polishing a fire extinguisher

don't touch it, anything you put on it will wipe away the letters on the label. For work when needing a replacement motor or part I use grease off to clean labels enough to read a serial/model number...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Walter Dupont

If you are up next year and visiting, if ready will bring up my 26 Fordor an original car from PA you would appreciate it.

When I bought it a few years ago and told Walt he laughed and said "what...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Walter Dupont

I remember that motor on the engine stand when up to see Walt, my 39 pick up puuurs like a kitten thanks to the Flathead king. Not sure he is currently taking on any motor work.

I was up to the...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-30-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By 39portlander
Re: What have you done with your T in August...

Good thread Mark to motivate us and get something done, straightened and cleaned/coated my brake rods and clevis ends with POR15 top coat (chassis black) a great product.

Checked and adjusted...
Forum: Model-T 08-22-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By 39portlander
26-27 wire wheels

looking for 5 (five) wire wheels for my 26 fordor, blasted and primed is a plus if safe and road worthy.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By 39portlander
Re: At the local show

That is some nice candy, like both of those vehicles. Mark can back me up on this, Flatheads are alive and well here in Vacationland. I have seen more and more this year than previous @ some of our...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 878
Posted By 39portlander
Re: I love this!

Would this be considered a "Long Mower" with built in Rake:rolleyes:

Hey honey, I'm going out to "Chop" the grass.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 500
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Air shocks ?

There were 9 on the old spring and 9 on this new spring:confused:

Again, it was and old apple orchard farm truck rescued from VT, who know's what was done to it before I resurrected it. Put...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 500
Posted By 39portlander
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 500
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Air shocks ?

This might help with some options, it's on my 39 P/U. I'm using NAPA 48785-L air shocks, what worked for me on this vehicle it probably was in an accident @ some point and some farm hand welded in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By 39portlander
Re: needed 6 volt battery charger

Frank, I bought this one several years ago it does 6 and 12V. Battery extender SC4 model BE01250.

Has a rate selector 3A maintainer or 15A rapid charge, battery type standard, AGM or gel. If your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,734
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

Another way to also get us motivated with our own projects, there are some of these on various model T's and there great.

Very generous to offer and take the time to do this, should be as good...
Forum: Model-T 08-03-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By 39portlander
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,129
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Bat piss

So if you see a bat, man you know urine the garage:rolleyes:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,129
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Bat piss

I have been on this Fordbarn for about 10 years and this thread has to be the funniest yet. You guys are great.

Next time you head out to the garage think batman "to the bat cave Robin":D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,016
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Crabbie pattys ?????

Come on admit it, you like Gary. Who can not like a snail that puuurrs like a cat:rolleyes:
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-01-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Frame identification problem

Hey Chris on the passenger side of my 26 Fordor below the floorboard and just ahead of the center crossmember are numbers that match my motor.

There should be 5130623 some were below the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By 39portlander
Re: 51 Merc Wiring kit

Most of my wiring I have bought through Joe's antique which is from various sources that most of our vendors sell for.

As far as 6-12V I have learned a lot for Ron Francis, his catalog alone could...
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