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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Skip's rebuilt coils

When I visited Skip Haney several years ago, he was not winding the coils himself. This operation was being outsourced at that time to an automated coil winding facility.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Cornhead grease and steering gear oil.

I did an experiment several years ago by mixing JDCH grease and the gear oil I normally use in the transmission and rear of my '35 fordor. It did initially mix well, and this mix did not separate...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1935 Car Grill

I'm thinking deuce lover probably ment to say Argentina instead of Australia. I bought a '35 grille in the mid 60's at one of the Early Ford stores in California that was made in Argentina, and you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 705
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: another older

Happy Birthday B-O-B!! Hope you had a good one. I love ❤️ that '34 Roadster!! Is that Dearborn Blue?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 997
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Ford rims ?? Wide

You guys are correct on 3-1/2" wide, wide 5 bolt pattern wheels in '36, and these wheels are not that difficult to find today. Fact of the matter is, many people would trip over them and still not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Requesting help identifing these window winding mechanisms....

RSK, thank you. That was my thinking as well if no one here could ID these.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Requesting help identifing these window winding mechanisms....

Trying to determine make & model of these. Not the best pictures, but this is all I have to work with. Thank you for any help!!
Forum: Early V8 08-21-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
'36 Ford 1/2T PU truck grille

I'm looking for a '36 Ford PU truck grille in good to very good condition. This is for a friend who is building a '36 truck but recently found out the grille that came with this truck when he bought...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Thank you to Don Rogers

My thanks goes to these guys as well, I'd be lost without their great reference books, plus all the information they so willing give on these forums, and in person at club meets and shows.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Storms coming I'm leaving

Stay safe there Grumppy. Hoping for minimal, or no damage for you and everyone else in the Gulf Coast area.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,305
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: helmet distributor

Amen, to that.....and I might add.... a known good quality condenser along with that good quality set of points, and all components set up correctly, are very crucial in getting those many trouble...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,519
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: One of those annoying questions...

If someone, someday, somehow, somewhere truly comes up with that seemingly impossible 5 speed overdrive transmission that's a "direct bolt in" replacement for a stock '35 transmission, and requires...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Close call today fuel everywhere.

....and quite possibly one of the best Stromberg carburetor re-builders on the planet.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 604
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Question about a "Helmet" distributor

I use stock condensers that are tested and known to be good with Skip's rewound coils. They work well....and last a good long time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,305
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: helmet distributor

Michael Driskell @ Third Generation Automotive, aka "35fordtn" here on Fordbarn, and Charlie Schwendler, aka "Charlie ny" also here on Fordbarn, are both highly recommend individuals for early Ford...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Flathead Ford V8 Being Built at Rouge Ford Plant

I had seen that before, but always enjoy seeing it again. Really liked seeing those blocks being sand cast, and the being machined.....if only I could reach in and grab a few as they finish their...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 707
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 21 stud flathead

Please put up some pictures that show engine/block in front, sides, heads, and back bell area. If you can't post them send them to someone here who can. I am a volunteer who can post your pics here....
Forum: Early V8 08-03-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Did I croak this coil?

The coils offered by Carpenter, made in China, were known to be problematic early on. Not sure if that problem was ever corrected, nor if they still sell these coils.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,058
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: New V8 Owner, 1936 Tudor Touring Deluxe

Jon, yes, Michael Driskell and his wife Jane are known as "Third Generation Automotive", and do a great job of keeping many of us in this hobby supplied with early Ford V-8 parts for our vehicles,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 972
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1936 Windshield regulator searched

I don't think it will ever happen either, although whenever I see him at the shows, I always suggest it would be great if he did.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 972
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1936 Windshield regulator searched

This may be the reason Bob Drake stopped selling them.....let the prices of those who purchased quantities at the initial price skyrocket, and then Bob can start selling them again at a much higher...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Busted Crab but what happened?

idk, looking at those pictures, the tang on the end of that distributor shaft looks like its closer to the center line of shaft as compared to the helmet style distributors that I'm most familiar...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: '35 tie rod clamps; tacked on??

Some of the tie rod clamps on my original '35's are tack welded to the rod.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,058
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: New V8 Owner, 1936 Tudor Touring Deluxe

Ketron, welcome to the Fordbarn! That is a very nice '36 Ford Deluxe Tudor Touring Sedan! It does my heart good to see someone your age come along and rescue this nice Early Ford V-8. There are...
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