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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,761
Posted By Tinker
Re: 'Rebuilders'? Am I tooo Picky?

Submit it to Judge Judy. They will fly you to Cali for a nice winter vaca and they pay for all restitution. Probably not in their wheel house though, they like neighbor disputes and dog bites.

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By Tinker
Re: Oil Filter Return

Now that is funny and makes you an honest flathead owner or at least a flathead driver for a few yrs or more. haha
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:20 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,122
Posted By Tinker
Re: Winter without a project?

Looks better then a ammo can. Nice work on the battery stand!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 73
Posted By Tinker
Re: solenoid with start button

There is a few floating and sitting in drawers somewhere. You can always hop the soleniod with screwdriver in a pinch.


Quick google search. Don't like the look of this one personally....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2022, 12:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By Tinker
Re: Coil voltage

I'm assuming you married her!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2022, 11:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 732
Posted By Tinker
Re: slight cooling system leak

Ah a little coolant leak isn't a problem, less it's in the oil and makes it milky.

Tighten everything you can get at and see if that helps.

I have a pin hole leak in a radiator that puts a few...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2022, 11:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 424
Posted By Tinker
Re: F1 6 volt electric question

90% of electrical issues are ground issues.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2022, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1,110
Views: 87,246
Posted By Tinker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

I have that same compressor. Will spray about anything and keep up. It has the volume. Probably from a power usage stand point it'll use more electricity then a 3 stage. But maybe not. Painted a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2022, 03:04 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,122
Posted By Tinker
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2022, 02:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,207
Posted By Tinker
Re: Any tired and true method or suggestions

Probably the only harm you might do with any vinegar wash is expose issues in your radiator at worst. But then the rad needed help. Vinegar is a very lite acid. We drink it everytime we eat anything...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2022, 01:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,207
Posted By Tinker
Re: Any tired and true method or suggestions

Doing a vinegar flush for a few weeks will have no effect on aluminum heads. You could argue that using copper head gaskets on an iron block with aluminum heads might due more harm. But it'll take...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2022, 01:41 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,380
Posted By Tinker
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2022, 01:26 AM
Replies: 1,110
Views: 87,246
Posted By Tinker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Nice work on the door pin. They are not an easy thing to get out 99% of the time.


Dig the Allis. You have any thoughts on olivers?



Should have dropped that window channel in a bucket...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2022, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1,110
Views: 87,246
Posted By Tinker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

It's been talked about with parts is to maybe drop it in a pool of evaporust or other citric oxide product (you can buy citric acid food grade acid powder also online an add water). Why molasses...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,827
Posted By Tinker
Re: Speaking of engines

Both great ways, on a glance, to tell whether its a 21 or 24 flathead.

I use the 3 down the middle vs 2 studs down the middle of the head method.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2022, 01:52 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,380
Posted By Tinker
Re: What a waste of good thirties Ford bodies.

There is probably a whole other forum I could join and know a ton of it in 2 weeks.


My original statement was based on "resto-mods". Follow along. And how I'm not necessarily a fan. But if you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2022, 01:45 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,380
Posted By Tinker
Re: What a waste of good thirties Ford bodies.

Being that I have a couple of good running flatheads. I guess I haven't made the effort to make the the difference beyond what I might do regarding sbc. Hypothetically I might just through a tesla...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2022, 01:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,827
Posted By Tinker
Re: Speaking of engines

Think there is a video also. Think it was a marketing tool for a bit. Thanks DD!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2022, 01:17 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,380
Posted By Tinker
Re: What a waste of good thirties Ford bodies.

Then I would make my decisions based on that. :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2022, 01:07 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,380
Posted By Tinker
Re: What a waste of good thirties Ford bodies.

Hypothetically I would see if you cared.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2022, 12:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By Tinker
Re: What's the shortest length generator?

Let the guy talk before you gang up on him with acronyms. WTF. :)


Sometimes this place is worse then hens at a quilt circle.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2022, 12:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By Tinker
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2022, 11:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,827
Posted By Tinker
Re: Speaking of engines

Early 38 was a change over year also. After feb most 38s had 38 blocks with pumps in the block and 24 studs. Some received 37 blocks (a one yr with all the goodies for early blocks) into 38. Why the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2022, 10:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,380
Posted By Tinker
Re: What a waste of good thirties Ford bodies.

GB if I was going to drop in a sbc in my car I would look for a 265 block to have at least some period correctness. or a stovebolt 6.



BUT Whatever gets you going and goes, I guess. Better to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2022, 10:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,827
Posted By Tinker
Re: Speaking of engines

My understanding is Lined (removal) Bearings on the crank. Prior to the 36lb's the crank bearings are babbit.


Like most things ford of the area, just because it was made in 36 doesn't mean it's...
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