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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 102
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: F1 front drums

what are you putting them on?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Helpful shock absorber technical data.

thanks for the concise info on shocks, working on a lowered 40 coupe and this should make the shock choice easy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: F1-missing

remove and look at plugs-anyone of them different looking indicating a miss? clean and replace if this does not help then new plugs (autolite 216) would be the first change, then plug wires, cap,...
Forum: Early V8 08-07-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By alanwoodieman
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 35 1 1/2 ton truck rear gears

thanks guys, as model 51 suggest finding a set of used gears is going to be next to impossible. had not thought of an overdrive! hummmmm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Shocks are bottomed out

what upper shock brackets are you using? F1 ? or the after market ones that replace the shocks with a tower
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By alanwoodieman
35 1 1/2 ton truck rear gears

looking for a set of gears or a rear axle (preferred) to help get this truck moving better. After looking in parts book looks like a 5.14 ratio was offered. anybody have any suggestions?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 94 carb.

start with 1 1/2 turns out from a gentle seating--just did two 94's and never moved the screws after firing up
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Fuel tank sealer

I sandblast the inside of harley/davidson tanks all the time, then we use por 15 kit to redo, have never had any problem. I also do this with all my restoration tanks-probably 20 tanks so far and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 52 Flathead Radiator

I have installed several champion radiators and a friend has one coming for his 49, not sure if I want anything else from china
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Engine issue

air bubbles? change bowl gasket or rebuild pump/check valves, there is an air leak or the check valves are not working correctly. do a volume check
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Did I croak this coil?

some more junk from china. if you have the old coil send it to skip haney in fla and have it rebuilt--you will not regret it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 47 Truck Door Question

broken windows from rough use
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Busted Crab but what happened?

not aligned, tab was 180 degrees off
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: PennGrade Motor Oil

a couple of questions
1 are they going to warranty the work if you are going to use Penn Grade oil?

2-how much did it cost to rebuild the engine?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 1/4 inch hole in shifting tower sloppy

I have seen those holes and the slots drilled/ground to fit 5/16" drill bits, I would prefer you use the drill bit as they last a long time
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 947
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: New V8 Owner, 1936 Tudor Touring Deluxe

CONGRADULATIONS! What a beauty. I brought out of retirement Miss Ida a 1936 Ford 4 door sedan, one family owned, been sitting since the 80's. found out why it had been sitting-cracked block-ran...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: movie star

I worked on/rented cars to for "Coupe DeVille" a sort of less than memorable movie. After 3 days it was horribly boring and the snobs from left coast never let us southerner's forget how great they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 980
Posted By alanwoodieman
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 1940 Ford Transmission Mechanic

find out who is president/member of local V8 club and ask about a mechanic
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,006
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: A few questions on a 8BA

pictures of teardown and of engine stand modified to 4 wheels and an adapter to mount engine on exhaust ports--you need to do this with out fail
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,006
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: A few questions on a 8BA

just took apart an 8ba today, nasty mess, valves are the hardest part about tearing one down, they do require a special tool to pull out the valve keepers and a couple of special tools to remove the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 40 Deluxe glove box spring?

the rubber bumpers are supposed to do that, but like mine they are either hard or too short to do so.
Forum: Early V8 07-27-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By alanwoodieman
1940/1941 sway bars and links

NOS 1941 Sway Bar $100.00 Used 1940 Sway Bar $75.00. NOS sway bar swivels and perch bolts sold as pairs only $250.00/pair. Shock dog bones, pair and one odd for front 1940 $20.00 pr @10.00 for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Drake '40 tank

If you look close you will see where the weld seem is on drakes tank, a little removal of materiel on each end enables the tank to go in--don't forget to seal up the ends you trimmed
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