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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,339
Posted By cas3
Re: 1932 serial number starts with D5

perhaps drifting off a bit, but i have titled many wrecks here in minnesota. all states vary, but for the most part the state has the same data that we see on vanpelts wonderful site, and if you do...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By cas3
Re: 1932 Ford Frame

it would be easy to do the math with repro parts. all are being made, with the shipping weight for the part, except perhaps the rear cross member, but any aftermarket alternative would be close...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 832
Posted By cas3
Re: Advice and comments on my early ford pls

looks like a 34 smooth intake manifold, and a 34 straight back fuel pump stand with the breather tube cut short...to me
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 880
Posted By cas3
Re: What year Harley?

them darn hippys in the 60's would cut up perfectly good ford wish bones to extend the forks on a harley springer front end. damn kids!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By cas3
Re: Who needs a new tool box

yuk, its a chevy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By cas3
Re: Woops. What next

if you got lucky, the points were open. i agree with 40 coupe, charge the battery and see what you get
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By cas3
Re: Protecting a bare block

i like lps too. most farm tractor dealers sell a spray on waxy kinda stuff for spraying on plows etc, during the off season to prevent rust. lasts a looooong time
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,481
Posted By cas3
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

i'm sure everyone would enjoy seeing the process up to being one of your fine cars. thanks for your offer, and thanks for your time if you choose to go thru with it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By cas3
Re: Another clutch chatter thread

i'm surprised no one has spoke up, its been here several times. i've never done it, but from memory, there are two holes in your cast iron bell housing that are basically in the same place as the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 415
Posted By cas3
Re: Parasitic draw from Generator?

in beautiful montana you should not have a moisture problem,but sometimes a little corrosion on the contacts can make them sticky. try just cleaning them up with some fine sand paper and a shot of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By cas3
Re: Hub cap identification

actually, as a 30 year amateur swap meet/ebay/craigslist parts vendor, i thought i was adding something productive. go sell them, best of luck to you, sorry about the bubble
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By cas3
Re: Another clutch chatter thread

there are ways to mount the chatter rods on an 8ba, i ve seen the posts here. do a search, or maybe some one will jump in to help?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By cas3
Re: Hub cap identification

i hate to be the one to burst your bubble, but my experience has been that hub caps do not sell unless they are perfect. we all have bad ones, and are therefore looking for good ones! i see one of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,302
Posted By cas3
Re: 36 3 Window Coupe - Barn Find

34, not 36. lucky lucky too
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By cas3
Re: Awesome chair invention that allows you to work on your car

impressive invention, however if you dont use your own muscles to move around, then soon you wont be able to move at all
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By cas3
Re: Axle perch bolts 37-39

they can be a SOB to get out. most i've done required a press and some heat. i'm sure you can find used or nos replacements, perhaps new, but if only being removed to paint, i think i would leave it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,071
Posted By cas3
Re: Coolant drama

good thing you didnt need to find a hill to pop the clutch to start it!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,914
Posted By cas3
Re: Bat piss

another fun tid bit learned from a friend, bats can not get airborne from a standing start, they need to "free fall' a bit to get some air speed for flight. so, if you find they are getting in some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,914
Posted By cas3
Re: Bat piss

i had a bad bat problem in my pole barn for a couple years. yes, they piss on everything! finally i found where they were living, in a vertical stack of plywood up on my mezzanine storage area. the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By cas3
Re: Ignition locking pin/switch pull down

not sure the year of yours, but on most, inside the box where the ignition wires mount, is a pin that sticks up to activate the ignition switch. i take a vise grip with good teeth on the end, clamp...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,212
Posted By cas3
Re: Identifying carburetors

mart, things could get confusing in your shop!, david g, yes, post # 9 was only intended to be a reference to the bore size, not the complexity of a 48. sorry to any who may have been misled
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By cas3
Re: '39 trans in a '35 coupe -- rear mount question

peter c, you have such a beautiful car, i always like the pics you post. tell me please, what is the reason for the long mount on your master cylinder?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 935
Posted By cas3
Re: Michigan classic car laws help ?

i believe 49 was the first year for two tail lights, so before that one light was the norm, tail and brake. i like to have two tail lights, for safety, and because i dont like dealing with cops. some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By cas3
Re: method for verifying fuel pump output volume

engines will idle just fine using a spray / mist bottle stolen from your wife. start it up and run with whats in the float bowl, and you may not even need the spray bottle
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,092
Posted By cas3
Re: What are the must haves for you're shop?

wow! nice garage, and nice coupe!
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