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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-21-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By tinman080
Re: Help, can anyone tell me what drum is this???

Might be 1959 Ford Police Special brake option- try these....https://opentrackerracing.com/product/11-x-2-25-drum-brake-for-small-bearing-ford-rear/
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,553
Posted By tinman080
Re: Ford ran 2/3 cars at the 1035 Indy 500?

The steering boxes were not shielded from the exhausts. As the steering box got hotter with each lap the steering got tighter and tighter, eventually leading to cars that could not be steered. HF was...
Forum: Early V8 03-27-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By tinman080
double post

double post sorry
Forum: Early V8 03-27-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By tinman080
Unity fog lamps (originals)

A very nice set of original Unity 5 inch fog/driving lights. GE sealed beams, nice wire on each. Original mount bolts and adjustable washers. Lenses and rings a 10, the chrome housings with some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,026
Posted By tinman080
Re: think i got f@#$ed

When you are dealing on here, eBay, or Craigslist contact is the key. Request different things, such as shots of the item from the opposite side. Have them e-mailed. a weird or out of country...
Forum: Model-A 02-11-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 344
Posted By tinman080
New speedster 5'' pop-up fuel cap

I have a brand new Speedway flip up fuel cap, large size, that I purchased ($129.95) for a speedster project. Never installed, can be mounted on any flat surface either horizontally or vertically....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,992
Posted By tinman080
Re: Staying warm in winter

Mother!!!! No!!! IT CAN'T BE!!!!
Forum: Model-A 12-04-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By tinman080
Re: 1930-31 Model A hood for sale

SOLD LOCALLY SOLD THANKSHere's the pics. I don't think the link worked. Nice old hood off a restored Model A that was parted out and made into a street rod. Not by me. Gary PM if interested. $350.00...
Forum: Model-A 12-04-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By tinman080
1930-31 Model A hood for sale

Here is a link to my hood for sale. Thanks, Garyhttps://post.craigslist.org/manage/6762736945?action=display&go=display SOLD LOCALLY SOLD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,980
Posted By tinman080
Re: country classic cars again faces disaster

Insurance companies are EXEMPT from federal regulation. Look it up.:eek:
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-11-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,828
Posted By tinman080
Re: Pic of my smashed 56 Fairlane Club Sedan

Too bad. The car needs a complete body shell, a roof or a full clip wouldn't help. Both doors, a trunk lid and a front fender. The left frame rail may be bent, it appears to have a pretty good droop....
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-19-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,055
Posted By tinman080
Re: 1960-1972 ford trucks- thoughts?

I had a '65 Custom Cab Ford, 1/2 ton, long wide bed. About 10 years old when I got it. A 6 cylinder, 3 on the tree. A great combination- easy to maintain and will go forever. My last truck, a '01...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,116
Posted By tinman080
Re: Jay piercy's 30 coupe is on ebay...

This vehicle would take an absolutely REMARKABLE car to come close to equaling it in any respect.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By tinman080
Re: 30-31 Frame Horns

I built a set for a '32 Ford I'm building from 1/4'' plate. Worked for me.:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By tinman080
Re: 30-31 Frame Horns

here you go....https://www.ebay.com/itm/273111498249
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-31-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By tinman080
Re: Engine ID needed

Looks a LOT like a 1910-15 REO engine....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,911
Posted By tinman080
Forum: Model-T 07-15-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 459
Posted By tinman080
Stamped us army running board toolbox

Nice old running board toolbox, stamped on lid in large letters CHEST C.H.-77 SIGNAL CORPS US ARMY. The signal corp list of tools sticker is partially left on inside of the lid. Heavy riveted...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-28-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,197
Posted By tinman080
Re: 239 Y-Block Trouble F250

A good carb spacer will help with vapor lock. Insulate your fuel line. A good braided ground strap from the engine to a frame rail in addition to the battery ground will cure a lot of...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-27-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,395
Posted By tinman080
Re: Crab Walking or is it Dog Walking

Another quick observation....all manufacturers have a + or - rail length allowance on their frame charts. Usually it is 3-5 mm, about a 1/4''. The dead-on factory spec is 125''.Say the left frame...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-27-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,395
Posted By tinman080
Re: Crab Walking or is it Dog Walking

I did frame repair for 45 years. From a Pull-Dozer to a Power Post and finished up on a Chief EZ-Liner. The first thing that should be looked at before the first scratch is looked at is the frame and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2018, 03:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,209
Posted By tinman080
Re: Pin stripe

As a younger nipper in the bodyshop business I learned that if using masking tape and you sprayed them with lacquer the paint has to be completely dry before pulling the masking tape. The edge will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2018, 02:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,427
Posted By tinman080
Re: Trunk recommendations

My brother-in-law and I built one out of wood. I painted it with acrylic enamel.:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,370
Posted By tinman080
Re: Adding a 4 blade instead of my 2 blade fan.

If your radiator tubes have a mineral buildup, and they probably do- a rodding out by a reputable radiator repair shop is your best bet. A radiator can flow water but not transfer heat due to calcium...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2018, 03:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,241
Posted By tinman080
Re: Rear Axle Bent?

Dave is correct, a bent axle shaft will cause a VISIBLE wobble, and a tight spot on the brake shoe when turned. However if very minor shouldn't be a problem. Is the backing plate true to the drum?...
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