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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By B-O-B
Re: 12V to 6V for voltmeter

drolston I need to match the two other SW wings gauges that I have.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 12V to 6V for voltmeter

Guys thanks very much.
I need to find something that would work on S W wings series gauges. What I have is a 21/6" 3 hole mounting panel & have water & oil. I would like to find some wings 6V gauge...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By B-O-B
12V to 6V for voltmeter

Will a volt meter designed to operate on 12V, if you use a voltage reducer to 6V work properly? I can purchase a S W 12 V battery voltmeter but I want to put it in my 34 roadster still on 6 volts. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Arcing New Brake Linings

When I did mine on the 34 roadster I used a belt sander with 80 grit ,of course the shoes were off.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Lowering 32 roadster top

I lower mine by myself by standing in the cockpit. Lift it straight up the fold top irons keeping the fabric away from the irons & then when collapsed fold the fabric. putting it up just reverse the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 842
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 8BA Truck Motor - Oil

using castrol 20-50 oil & if it is available 20-50 racing oil in my flat heads. One fresh 24 stud rebuild & one 21 stud pretty new rebuild & one 350 G M engine with plenty of miles on it,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By B-O-B
Re: How tight is tight and how loose is loose

I have always adjusted mine to 1/2" deflection & used soap if noisy.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 714
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Still sober

Good on ya Craig. How are the puppies doing?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,933
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 1937 Flathead lost bolt... Help!

Lanny;
quote["I have very cautiously manually turned the crank and nothing fell out".] Goodguy65
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,256
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Anyone available to look at a car on Long Island?

Brian;
If you think or even the lightest idea that was fun ,try it sometime. ha ha Funny now that it is over with. For an honest go see for yourself. Had a similar ripoff on the 34 roadster. I don't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,016
Posted By B-O-B
Re: New model in the Ford dealer showroom

turn signals??? on the trunk!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,595
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 1932 ford fuel gauge dissaembly

Large size like 12 ga copper wire will work but needs to be solid copper & length is critical. On the length you just have to keep fooling with it to get the right length. Make up several lengths is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,256
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Anyone available to look at a car on Long Island?

A bit off topic but along the same lines. I flew from Crescent City, CA to Orange county Ca to look at a T-bird. Not what the seller claimed & I did not buy it, but I had a one way ticket as I was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 799
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Flathead smoking on start up

What color is the smoke blue, black, or white? I'm JSeery not run under a good load &

could also effect the cam lobes along with not seating the rings.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Why do I have to log in

Just write it down on a pad.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,210
Posted By B-O-B
Re: I guess its time ???

Wishing you a fine retirement & remember JIM comes first.

Wishing you the best Jim.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,036
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Wrecked 34 phaeton

Shoulda went to Midas applies here!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Where have all the 34 roadsters gone ?

woodywagon46 quote[sitting high in the seats]
They had to because they didn't wish to crush the jewels. They must have been the size of an avocado.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 1939 Mercury sedan coin bank car

Kube ;could be if it was filled with B&S's gold coin.
I still luv mine but we only been together 48 yrs. Course we dated for just two years cause I'm really slow in making decisions. I wuz 38 at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By B-O-B
Re: trunk lid support

Yeah I know I replaced the truck hood one but I need new one for the glass trunk lid. These would be for my 34 ford roadster trunk lid. I was hoping to find out the size, length & pressure. I'm...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By B-O-B
Re: trunk lid support

I know where to buy them But I'm am not going to do try & return game. I was hoping that somebody had done this . If I get no help here I will try the HAMB.
Thanks.
PS
I just got done replacing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By B-O-B
trunk lid support

Has anybody used a spring/gas strut for their trunk lid support ? If you have what would be the brand name & number? Getting too old to lift that heavy lid.
Thanks;
B-O-B
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-18-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,248
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Merry Christmas

Thanks petehoovie. Looks way better in person.
B-O-B
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-18-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,248
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas & Happy, healthy, Prosperous New Years. Picture
is a 35/6 ford pickup in our area. The truck is covered in lights. Poor pic I know but it was cold.
B-O-B
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 34 - Weak Spark Troubleshooting

This is just me & what I would do. Send the dizzy & coil to Skip & have them redone. He does a great job & his turn around time is quick , also reasonable. Open your hood @ night & see if your coil...
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