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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By slowforty
Re: V8- Times

Dont feel bad. The post office just delivered 12 copies of another auto publication that I receive.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,453
Posted By slowforty
Re: ANOTHER Fake '40 Coupe....Mart Was Spot-on!

Sounds like my 40 sedan at the Newport Hill Climb. Right before I went up the Hill 12 times and ate all the teeth off the timing gear.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By slowforty
Re: 1940 Ford Tudor Questions

Slightly off topic.
I had trouble putting a wheel with a radial tire in the trunk. It was slightly (?) larger than the original. I removed the wood blocks behind the tire and now the radial fits...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 760
Posted By slowforty
Re: Antique Auto Radiator Repair and Restoration

He did work on my 40 Ford and 63 Buick Electra. He did a lot of work for the Model A and Packard guys
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 760
Posted By slowforty
Re: Antique Auto Radiator Repair and Restoration

Try Mr.Radiator
8433 w 191st st
mokena il
60448
www.MrRadiator.com
815 464 9470

He is good and has done work for quite a few local people
Forum: Early V8 10-06-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By slowforty
oil pan

Looking for a two piece oil pan for a 59 a engine with an 11 inch clutch
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By slowforty
Newport Indiana Hill Climb Report

Unofficial Report At the Newport Indiana Hill Climb
Possibly a 100 people and cars showed up.
Weather and people were good.
Took about 12 runs up the Hill (in my Green 40 Tudor)Giving Many First...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,408
Posted By slowforty
Re: movie star

Got my Forty Back from Fargo 4 today, They paid well cleaned up the car and left me with a new battery and a full tank of gas, Trunk handle was damaged and they bought a new one. Fargo 4 on FX...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 929
Posted By slowforty
Re: 40 turn signal options??

Make sure the bulbs are a large enough draw to operate the flasher. I lost what was left of my hair trying to get the lights to flash
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By slowforty
Re: Stuck Valve

Try a 50/50 mix of Acetone and Auto trans fluid.
it is cheaper than MMO and you can use a Lot more
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 530
Posted By slowforty
Re: Trunk Operation?

I put a new weather strip on my 40 Tudor. It is thicker than the old dried out one,which makes getting the trunk open interesting. you have to push on the trunk under the handle to get it open
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,970
Posted By slowforty
Re: 1940 Rear Tube Shocks:

Drake rear sway bar kit
Easily installed with proper tools and equipment
Took 4 hours with an experienced mechanic (40 years), me and a fully equipt shop
Drilling through 3 layers of frame for the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,143
Posted By slowforty
Re: Removing transmission 1947 Mercury

did you disconnect the flex brake line on the torque tube, so you can move the torque tube back further. also replace the flex line with a longer one . so next time you wont have to bleed the brakes
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,143
Posted By slowforty
Re: Removing transmission 1947 Mercury

I would probably move the engine forward, Watch out for the radiator
Then you dont have to fool with the clutch.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,408
Posted By slowforty
Re: movie star

Mr. Movie Star car
Lovecraft Country on HBO Sunday evening

Go to https://www.imcdb.org/movie.php?id=6905686

Look for the Green 40 tudor
About 30 seconds of screen time
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2020, 01:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,408
Posted By slowforty
Re: movie star

Update on movie appearance

Go to https://www.imcdb.org/movie.php?id=6905686

Look for the Green 40 tudor
About 30 seconds of screen time
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,143
Posted By slowforty
Re: Removing transmission 1947 Mercury

After sliding the trans back,
You may have to twist the transmission to the right to clear the crossmember.
Then you can remove the trans.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,016
Posted By slowforty
Re: Which is easier

If you have hydraulic brakes put a longer flex line going to the torque tube . Then you can move the assembly back with out having to bleed the brakes.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 783
Posted By slowforty
Re: Big Claude Hoppers- Size 12

Back Order BOB Drake has some adjustable pedal pads that work on your 40.
Try a smaller shoe like P F Flyers
I have size 13s and dont have any trouble with my 40.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,124
Posted By slowforty
Re: Front Fender Welting Sliding Out On '40

I used an Arrow T-25 stapler to fasten the welting on my 40. This stapler uses half round staples for stapling round phone wire.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,999
Posted By slowforty
Re: Breaking free old frozen transmissions: Tricks?

acetone and auto trans fluid in a 50/50 mix works well too
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,099
Posted By slowforty
Re: Dim Headlights on 40:

Mr Deuce Roadster is Correct. I put a better ground on my 40 headlight and watched them get brighter when the ground improved
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By slowforty
Re: 1935 Sedan Convertible HELP

Dont forget to get three guys to help the first time. Two to help and one to tell you how wrong you are doing it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By slowforty
Re: 40 Door Hinge Right Mirror

As said any type of passenger side hinge mount mirror is difficult to see or use.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,408
Posted By slowforty
Re: movie star

THe movie company was well run and well insured. And a friend of mine was involved in getting the cars. He had three of his own in the project.

All went well but is was Horribly boring after a...
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