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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,487
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: This just in, Bonneville info

Congrats! Well done!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: FRENCH Block With 4" Merc Crank

Pre 49 - I had one in my old 40 coupe and have another one in the garage that will get a 4” crank as well …..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 1940 Ford Pickup Mock-Up

Love them 40 pickups- lotsa luck itís the build!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,694
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Iím rebuilding my first Flathead and I have some questions

Welcome and good luck with your rebuild - as others have said, you have come to the right place for questions and answers!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,590
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Bob Drake

Joe’s Antiques - great folks to work with!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,696
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Hershey 2021

Looks like Hershey Park has been sold my sources tell me. Everything is status quo for this year but for next year the new owners want the swap meet to run Monday-Friday leaving the park available...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,842
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Patina or Paint?

Leave it be but I would spray it with a clear matte finish to hold it Ö..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,592
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Want o go highway speeds ??? Need opinions.

I think we can all agree that driving our cars is all about the journey and not the destination so much. So, taking the road less travelled is something I do a lot. But, there are times when an...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2021, 06:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,250
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Joes antique auto parts

I have been working with them through covid on the wife’s 40 pickup. I ditto all of the praise given to them and add my own: they are simply the most thorough, helpful, and NICest people you ever...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2021, 05:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,444
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Dyno testing the Flathead for Speedweek

Go get ‘em! Run fast and safe!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,412
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 40 Standard Grille Repair

Hey, Gary - if you can make a small piece of metal to hold the bar in place, there are some really great glues, JB Weld being be of them, that can do the trick. If it’s a chromed grille, you might...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,770
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: More New Sheetmetal Products for Pickups

Now I wish I had a pickup to put them on! Nice work!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 40 Pickup Lower Door Seal?

I am not a restorer - the stuff I build I drive them all over, across country and back, and they are far far from perfect. I love patina and the way they came and look from long years of use and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,652
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Covid

So sorry for your troubles - we will keep them in our thoughts and prayers. You and Alice hang in there and stay safe ......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,589
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Car wash bucket....

Gliptone makes some nice products - their car wash and pink detailer (a quick polish) can be used in n a hot day/car - w/microfiber towel, get vest a deep deep shine ....

For a car wash bucket,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,147
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Synthetic Oil?

In my experience this is true - over time it finds or makes leaks. Had a 2000 Honda that I ran synthetics oil in. After about 8 months I developed a leak that mechanics said was the rear made n seal...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 1940 Ford truck Paint type

Much of the old acrylic is no more I am told and it’s more urethane enamel now but still single stage. Regardless, I just shot my first vehicle with the cheap HF $18 paint gun and paint from TCP...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2021, 04:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,335
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Need to Share My Best Easter Ever

Great story, great hard work to have it running for him, but the memories are priceless. Great job!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 977
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Cartouche cardboard headliner for 36 pickup

I thought of putting in a cardboard headliner in my not-so-stock 40 pickup but I went rogue instead ....

Just teasing - when installed nicely, the cardboard headliner really looks good. But here...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,062
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Private North Carolina Ford Two Generation Legacy Collection

Thanks for the vids - nice to see private collections like this one. Shows what turns people’s cranks in our different world. Glad I have not seen this one in person - the last two private...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,907
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Fordbarn Shirt, Poster

Shirts and hats would be great by me also! I am in! Hi Ya Shelley good to hear from you!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,243
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: V8 youtube video

Loved the video - thanks!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,694
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Another find 32 tudor

Great find - as others have said, the patina is beautiful. I woukd mot touch a thing - it’s perfect!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 32 door seals

It depends on the angle of the windshield but I use RainX exclusively. I just spray it on and wipe it off. Water just flies off the windshield much better than wipers can. As a matter of fact, I...
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