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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 928
Posted By qmdv
Re: What Electric Pump do you recommend?

I use a Facet that looks like the old Bendix from 50 years ago. I was working on a John Deere a few months ago and just loved the fuel pump that it had. What I liked is when it was up to pressure...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 842
Posted By qmdv
Re: Two Piece Oil Pans? When were they made?

And that is kind of nice especially if you have no leaks in the pan or seals
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 686
Posted By qmdv
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,437
Posted By qmdv
Re: 15 inch Wheel ID

Just ordered up some baby moons for the 8 1/8th nubs.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By qmdv
Re: 1939 Ford Deluxe Roadster

It as a back seat that is under cover when the top is up. Why was it not called a phaeton?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By qmdv
Re: Engine Turned Guage Panels

Wow that does look good.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By qmdv
Re: Engine Turned Guage Panels

We did this in auto shop Burbank High in 1963. any machine shop should be able to do a good job. Or do it your self https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EnkbQ2UY58
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By qmdv
Re: 97 Accelerator Pump Woes

Only had non ethanol gas in the car. My problem is that I have been working on other stuff on the car, and fishing. Need to get it working again then drive it more
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By qmdv
Re: 97 Accelerator Pump Woes

Memory is not as it used to be. Second thought tells me it is leather. Six months ago I soaked it in light oil and gave it a good massage. Like I said it worked fine but I do not think I need to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By qmdv
97 Accelerator Pump Woes

Had a pair of Stromberg 97's rebuilt several years ago. Finally had everything together 6 months ago and the accelerator pumps did not work. Was advised by the rebuilder to take them out and bend...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,151
Posted By qmdv
Re: Rust remover

I am buying the electric car https://ufksekdfds.myshopify.com/products/the-small-electric-car
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,151
Posted By qmdv
Re: Rust remover

It came up on Farcbook. And thank you
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,151
Posted By qmdv
Rust remover

Has anybody used this. If it is as good as the add I will get it

https://ufksekdfds.myshopify.com/products/101w?fbclid=IwAR0oXnChmvwn-wfsfCLir1_kdaNjZRmRNU-zlXnZEHbq0BKUo-I5t_j5n-o
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By qmdv
Re: Thermostat for 59AB

The stats I have are 2" diameter at the flange and 1 1/2 at the small end. Saying just grind an 1/8 inch all the way around the flange to give a total of 1/4 inch reduction in flange diameter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By qmdv
Re: Thermostat for 59AB

Am thinking the same as you. But dang I am pretty sure I saw a post on this forum or the Hamb about making these work after some trick massaging. I have not been very successful in my search
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By qmdv
Thermostat for 59AB

I do remember some place reading that the hot set up for a 59AB thermostat was the Robertshaw 330 - 180 deg. I bought some NOS on ebay some time ago and now it is time to install. I understand they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,790
Posted By qmdv
Re: Never rent your car to the studios

They took off the front bumper and put on a 2x12. The gate and other stuff that they ran over was put together with toothpicks. I was sitting in a Motel when I watched it for the first time. Man...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,790
Posted By qmdv
Never rent your car to the studios

In the late 70's I rented a car to the studios. They said they would be gentle. It was a 29 Roadster Pickup. B engine with a Cook four port and two downdraft Winfields. Was partially done when I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By qmdv
Re: 32' Cowl to Firewall Gasket

getting that new with cloth reinforced is a dream. Just a dream
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By qmdv
Re: 32' Cowl to Firewall Gasket

I have a Brookville roadster and a Brookville firewall. The only thing i had to do with my gasket was cut just a little bit off. I am pretty sure the gasket come with the body form Brookville.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By qmdv
32 Roadster seat

About how far does the upholstery in the seat cushion stick out in front of the seat riser for a 32 Roadster
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,467
Posted By qmdv
Re: Master Cylinder Bracket

Wish I had done mine that way
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,294
Posted By qmdv
Re: Plugging Away on The 32' Roadster

And what one is the 32?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,294
Posted By qmdv
Re: Plugging Away on The 32' Roadster

You also said Im in search of 1 or more front stock shock lever(s) for a 32'. Please PM me if you have something available.

I have a few shock levers but do not know what they are off of. What...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By qmdv
Re: What years are these from ???

In 1975 I was working on a 29 Roadster Pickup. When doing the hydraulic brakes I did 42 to 48. A friend had a bunch of new old stock cylinders. I found a set of 1 1/8 by 1 3/8 cylinders for the...
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