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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By DavidG
Re: Frame engine numbers

On passenger car frames, the engine number was supposed to be stamped in three places. All on the left, the first with the full engine number including the prefix stamped slightly forward of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By DavidG
Re: front header weatherstrip 34 Phaeton

David,

If you are thinking in terms of a rubber weatherstrip along the lines of what is used on the perimeter of the windshield frame, I believe that you may wish to reconsider.

I am reasonably...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By DavidG
Re: side curtains

You're welcome!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By DavidG
Re: 35 Front End Alignment

Those were service information publications of Ford sent to its dealers. Original copies show up from time to time, but the '32, '33, 34 versions were each reprinted in the past in their original...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,374
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 ford fuel gauge dissaembly

It should come out once you've added metal prep and let it sit overnight.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By DavidG
Re: side curtains

If you have a '32 body parts catalog you'll notice that they have different part numbers. The bare phaeton front doors' part numbers are B-35459/60 and the bare roadster doors' part numbers are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By DavidG
Re: 35 Front End Alignment

Peter,


It is covered extensively in the 1935 Service Bulletins, including photos.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2020, 12:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By DavidG
Re: '32 Steering Box/Pitman Arm Clocking

You can distinguish between the B-prefix and 68-prefix bearing cones by how they fit in their respective cups (Ford's terminology of period), aka races.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By DavidG
Re: side curtains

Unfortunately, long gone.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By DavidG
Re: Mystery Part - What is it?

Looks like a cell connecting surviving strap off the top of an original battery.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 steering components

split wishbones?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By DavidG
Re: side curtains

Carl,


That they have have different part numbers (standard phaeton to standard roadster, deluxe phaeton to deluxe phaeton) suggests that the answer would be that they differ. Likely that's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By DavidG
Re: '32 Steering Box/Pitman Arm Clocking

The "do it again" part that Floyd cites is especially important when it comes to getting the proper engagement between the sector gear and the worm gear, including the direction of the movement of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By DavidG
Re: '32 Steering Box/Pitman Arm Clocking

Specifically, pages 79-82 of the 1932 Service Bulletins which are widely available as inexpensive reprints.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By DavidG
Re: 33-34 nors brake light switch

Does not appear to have brass shaft bushings like the original, but rather steel against steel. It's a stretch to label it NOS.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,203
Posted By DavidG
Re: Basic trouble shooting 32 generator

Likely, but hooking up a generator to a battery to get it to work like a electric motor is not a test that I'm familiar with.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By DavidG
Re: '32 Steering Box/Pitman Arm Clocking

Also could be that when you installed the sector gear it was not centered on the worm gear with the opening in the lock sleeve on the shaft straight up. Another possibility is that you have a '32...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,130
Posted By DavidG
Re: A head on B engine

If your motive is what you believe to the be the relatively availability of B water pumps, I believe that you've been misled. There out there in quantity.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 971
Posted By DavidG
Re: 32 Ford Tudor door alignment

The attached photo will give you an idea of what to look for.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 971
Posted By DavidG
Re: 32 Ford Tudor door alignment

As a fairly late running change during the '32 model year a reinforcement was added to the inside of the cowl at the base of the A pillars for the then-stated reason to prevent stress cracks...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1934 FORDOR question

Partially, yes, but that is the same pillar location for Tudor sedans and Victorias as well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,735
Posted By DavidG
Re: Rare '37 luggage rack on EBAY

Those four holes are to secure a trunk on the rack with bolts through the bottom of the trunk. Other than the non-rack-based Potter trunks for the '33-'34, the last U.S. Ford-released trunk for use...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1934 FORDOR question

Michael,

I recall the engineering drawings at the BFRC specifying aluminum or zinc. I used the aluminum example as the originals I've seen have been of that material as I recall, but it has been...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1934 FORDOR question

At any point in time during the 1933 and 1934 model years, the floors and subrails were basically the same for all of the passenger car body types and they are interchangeable. The tab in your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By DavidG
Re: Need a distributor

Read the "I guess it's time???" thread a few down the page.
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