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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By STEVE O
Re: OFF SUBJECT Quick Color rattle can paint

I second the Rustoleum "2x". My son told me to try it. I got the marigold yellow which is very close to the industrial yellow on my skid steer loader. That color usually has very low pigment and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Brake bleeding problems - stock '40 Ford

If I remember they called for like 3/16". As long there is that little bump before the pedal pushes the piston in the master cylinder you should be good.
Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 04:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Brake bleeding problems - stock '40 Ford

Make sure you have free travel in the pedal push rod so that the master cylinder is fully returning. If it is there was a previous post that some new master cylinder were assembled and the piston is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,196
Posted By STEVE O
Antique Insurance a little off Topic

I have had some of my antique cars insured by State Farm since 1986 and luckily never a claim. Well looks like that will end. I wanted to insure my 51 Crosley Supersports that is all original...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Compatibility of brake parts rubber

Kurt you bring up some bad memories for me. I owned a 1985 Jeep Cherokee with a Renault diesel engine. Wonderful jeep, sold it @281 k miles but the clutch master cylinder would go bad about every 1...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Compatibility of brake parts rubber

Hi, I posted a little info in another post about the silicone vs rubber. I switched my 50 Ply. to silicone in the late 80s. I overhauled all 4 wheel cylinders 26 years later and put silicone fluid...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Silicone brake fluid

OOPS Duplicate
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Silicone brake fluid

I remember back the first time I used silicone fluid about attacking rubber, I asked and was told only old rubber combinations, not newer. This is a quote from a website ( In addition, silicone fluid...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 863
Posted By STEVE O
Re: VIN on '32 commercial frame

Makes a mess when people put aftermarket frames under their cars, and use the original serial number and then sells the frame to someone else that replaces their rusted out frame then they sell that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 841
Posted By STEVE O
Re: looking for Scott from Woodland Hills, CA.

WHY!!!!!! does a car done like Kube does them end up in someone hands that doesn't appreciate the care and detail that was done to the car. I'm no professional but I see several things they changed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,629
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Jack recall, chinese junk from Harbor Freight

I agree with Kube. What was a good rule is no longer true. As some of people of my age say what was wrong is now right, what was right is now wrong??. I personally fell out with Snap-on after a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,556
Posted By STEVE O
Re: What Gasoline that has NO ethanol in it?

I too will run the non ethanol as long its available. I let lots of things sit idle too long and the old stale gas is a stinking mess but mess with this ethanol is whole other mess. I bought a mower...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Another "door box" mystery part

They look like seat adjuster links that goes from track to track. Judging by the length I would guess they are from some type of bucket seats?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 21,877
Posted By STEVE O
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,397
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Final Note, re: Shadetree

God Bless. Deepest Sympathy.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,300
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Shadetree - update

May God bless you Bud!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,585
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Serpentine System for Flatheads

Very high belt tension needed to run the serpentine belt drive which loads all bearings much higher than a v belt which requires very little.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,579
Posted By STEVE O
Re: 39 coupe

If it was vacuum on the line when you pulled it, the points plate shifted and lost connection or ground inside.
Forum: Late V8 01-27-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 179
Posted By STEVE O
Wanted 65-66 f100 8 ft bed side chrome

Wanted 65-66 f100 8 ft bed side chrome. Does not need to be perfect, damaged ok.
Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,679
Posted By STEVE O
Re: specialty plates and toppers?

Heres mine on my 40. I have the New Market town tag on the front.
Forum: Model-A 12-28-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By STEVE O
Forum: Late V8 12-28-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,204
Posted By STEVE O
Forum: Early V8 12-28-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,480
Posted By STEVE O
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By STEVE O
Re: joy to the world

Merry Christmas!
Forum: Model-T 12-06-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,495
Posted By STEVE O
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