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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 754
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Maiden voyage accomplished!

Nice looking '40, is that Lockhaven green?, enjoy your ride.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 898
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Removing leaves of rear spring to lower 33/34 coupe

Found this one, has a nice stance to it, not sure how it was accomplished.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By corvette8n
HF 2 ton alum. jack, good,bad,indifferent ?

I been thinking about getting an aluminum jack as my 30yr old cast Chinese one bit the dust. My back can't handle lifting and carrying around heavy jacks anymore. I need something I can throw in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Tuesday Tech: Which valve to adjust? Mart's easy method.

Thank Mart;
I was a little confused at first, but I learned something today, I have one bare block, one with stuck pistons and one complete engine to play with when the weather gets warm. I work on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,427
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Flatheads breaking off engine stands and falling.


Got the stand apapter, lift plate and engine cradle from here.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Flathead Friday: Using a vintage valve seat cutter!

It's as much fun watching you make tooling, as it is you using it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,189
Posted By corvette8n
Re: New to me 1936 5 window coupe

Great score, my Dads car when he got home from WWII was a '36 rumble seat coupe, I have a few b&w photos of it, I always wanted one but couldn't find a decent one I could afford.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By corvette8n
Re: How bad can it be...the tale of a -41

Sounds like your fixing everything as it comes up, post some pictures as you continue on this adventure.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,292
Posted By corvette8n
Re: New member, new project

Welcome to the barn, nice looking project, post some more pictures when you get her cleaned up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,693
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Wrecked 34 phaeton

I can see the CL ad now, ran when parked, just needs paint, engine turns by hand, could need seat covers, low mileage, a few spots need buffing, owned by aunt,uncle,cousin, just need to sell, tires...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By corvette8n
Re: '41 Ford VIN No. question

You serial number is 95,000 numbers older than mine, the bugs on my glass are March and April, also appendex D in the 41-48 Ford book says front fenders changed to 2 piece on 12/12/40 also vent...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 740
Posted By corvette8n
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,182
Posted By corvette8n
Re: So much for Irish Spring and Dryer Sheets.....

I tried dryer sheets and they used them for nesting material. While visiting the automobile museum in Norwich NY, I saw they had a little plate of mothballs on the floor of the cars, I tried a dish...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By corvette8n
Re: '41 Ford VIN No. question

Also look at the glass bugs(date codes) of your glass, all the glass on my coupe has date codes, this will get you closer to your manufacturing date.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 52 F1- speedometer

Cable, most cars were until the eighties.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By corvette8n
Re: It's Friday. Time for a Flathead video. Crusty Flatty Pt.11.

Mart: in 1964 my Dad and I did a ring job on my '50 two door sedan, when I pulled the heads we had a corner missing on one piston and a hole in another. I bought a two new pistons and a set of rings,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By corvette8n
Instant collection

At first I thought that's an awful high price for a 39 Ford, but its for the whole junkyard?

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,044
Posted By corvette8n
Re: My 29 V-8

Looking good, keep the pics coming.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Cranking Capacity

Tractor supply also has them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 996
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Looking for exhaust port layout drawing

Got mine from Stumpy
Scroll down to flathead.
It's 4 below zero and I have a flathead mounted on mine in a portable garage,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By corvette8n
Re: ITG IronTrap Garage name drops FordBarn on YouTube

I subscribe to their YouTube channel also, They posts on the barn once and awhile. Nice collection of flathead parts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Mouse motor check it out

It's a constant war against the critters.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By corvette8n
Re: ground strap for car.

I've seen them for sale at the bigger truck stops on the interstate.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Cold winter moving in

I wish I had a heated garage to work in, car is in an offsite unheated storage unit. I won't be bringing it home until spring.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 40 Heater recore??

Found this, I never shopped with this vender, but I will see if I can fit one of these in my '41

Advance Auto also lists a car quest one.
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