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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,184
Posted By 48-710
Re: Roy Nacewicz

Roy, was a God send to me with knowledge and help in getting the correct fasteners for my roadster restoration. Nothing was too much trouble even living half a world away. RIP
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,704
Posted By 48-710
Re: Ford ran 2/3 cars at the 1035 Indy 500?

Looking at the front wheel drive set up with hydraulic brakes.Anybody what brand they would have been?.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,326
Posted By 48-710
Re: 1935 Ford 15-P

It,looks like,that they used some of the car gauges on the instrument panel.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,326
Posted By 48-710
Re: 1935 Ford 15-P

I wonder why the heads were put on the other way?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,799
Posted By 48-710
Re: 1936 Rumble Seat Step Question

Trevor, that is one "large step for mankind" from the ground. We could have done with a small factory pad mounted on the bumper, to make life a little easier, for our lady friends.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,057
Posted By 48-710
Re: valve seat cutters

34p-kup,
The only problem with a magnetic base drill is that the valve guide angle is not at right angles to the block deck. I'm making a small adaptor out of two 1/2" drive socket...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,455
Posted By 48-710
Re: 1935 Ford V8 Wellside Ute

Trevor's photo of the tail light switch (#22) reminds me of my job when we went to the drive in,in the 60's. As a keen, 6 year old, I was out of the car before the speaker was hung up on the post to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,752
Posted By 48-710
Re: Queuing for fuel out near Ayers Rock in the 33

Sorry Tinker,I should have said that the track is a 1/4 mile oval dirt that runs 410 Sprint cars, Street stocks,Speed cars(Midgets) .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,752
Posted By 48-710
Re: Queuing for fuel out near Ayers Rock in the 33

Tinker,
That track surface has been prepped to take water. Most tracks over here are watered with a long boom hanging off the side of the water truck running on the infield.Then the road...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,784
Posted By 48-710
Re: Old ford out west

HEY ,you are right Rob,these is a whole lot of nothing out there. May be the odd 'roo, camel or donkey.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By 48-710
Thumbs up Re: calling all aussies

G'Day Aussie Merc,
Count me in. I'm currently restoring my '35 roadster.
Regards, Gary
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2018, 03:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 533
Posted By 48-710
Re: Finding .045 Piston Rings 8BA

G'day Van,
We have just moved house and I have stuff scattered to the four points of the compass BUT I think I may have what you are looking for. I have a couple of days off later in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 533
Posted By 48-710
Re: Finding .045 Piston Rings 8BA

In the past I have brought them from Bernie at Auto Surplus. The phone number is
9873 3566 and they are at 35 Rooks Road
Mitcham 3132
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,757
Posted By 48-710
Re: Ring size availability

JWL wants you to put the circlip gaps at either 12 or 6 o'clock. A must with high revving engines
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,757
Posted By 48-710
Re: Ring size availability

JWL want's you to put the clip ends at either 12 o'clock or 6 o'clock. This is a must esp with reving engines.
Gary
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,700
Posted By 48-710
Re: Corn Head Grease Use

Aussie Merc,
I live close to a wheat growing area, no were close to corn crops, and a John Deere agent down there had two cartridges so I snapped them up. I used one and sold the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2018, 05:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,091
Posted By 48-710
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,725
Posted By 48-710
Re: 1935 brake rods

35fordtn,
PM sent
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,930
Posted By 48-710
Re: WHERE Has The FordBarn Been For Two Days?

Seth, strange that you should mention that.
Gary:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By 48-710
Kiwi floods

I know that this is off topic ,but,I hope that our mates across the ditch are safe and sound and dry. Bloody hell, one months worth of rain in two days is way too much to control. Batten down the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By 48-710
Re: '38 V8-60 leaky temp sender at block

Yes, and the adapter must have an internal taper so that the taper on the "bulb" just below the nut can form a seal.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By 48-710
Re: piston circlip orientation

G'Day Pooch,
Old wives tale or not, we have always, put the gap at either 12 or 6 o'clock position. Wether it's a single cyl diesel stationary engine or a single cyl motor cross...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2017, 03:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 803
Posted By 48-710
Re: my trip to Dearborn

I was lucky enough to visit the Henry Ford museum in 1982. The thing that sticks in my mind is that HUGH steam train engine that was against a wall. A truly remarkable place.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2017, 04:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,765
Posted By 48-710
Re: G'Day from down under and intro

"She's finally home !!" and boy the wait was well worth it . I'm sure that you will enjoy your ride. Congats on a beautiful car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2017, 01:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,406
Posted By 48-710
Re: Rhd 35 convertible sedan finally arrives

G'Day Dan,
Congats on another model 48. I'm interested in the crank hole in the grille.
Is it a fix for a damaged hole or an original Argentina spec grille ? Once again well done....
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