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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By STEVE O
Re: '40 coupe trunk handle lock

Hi,
Yes that is the way the org. cyl works. FlatHeadCoupe here on the Fordbarn does a excellent & reasonable job converting the cyls to open without the key. Steve
Forum: Early V8 10-13-2020, 04:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By STEVE O
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,304
Posted By STEVE O
Re: '40 front fenders

Yes please keep us updated, I personally love seeing your great work. Sorry I am not trying to offend anyone as to being all original, but wonderful to see all those pieces put back in use in a great...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,937
Posted By STEVE O
Forum: Early V8 10-06-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By STEVE O
1933 Ford Glovebox radio

Thought I would give you fellows a heads up my friend Jim has a 1933 Ford glovebox radio built by zenith. It has been restored inside and plays great. Call Jim if interested in buying it....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 587
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Replacement Door Key w/o key

I will 2nd that about John. He does a great job! He converted my 40 trunk lock so I do not have to lock it each time I close the trunk lid.
Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,026
Posted By STEVE O
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,026
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Sanford & Son Pickup Truck

Google it and you can see who owns it now. Its a 1951.
Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,715
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Rust Oleum spray cans

I'm with Ol'ron. They clog down in the tube. You can take a new nozzle and put on the can and it will not work. I know the dome at the bottom of a can is to protect it in case of excessive pressure...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,715
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Rust Oleum spray cans

I agree. I contacted them twice. Tried to tell them its the tube that clogs not the nozzle, they say all they can do is mail me nozzles. I told them keep them that that would not solve the problem....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,817
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Wheels, would like opinions.

Wow love it. Hope you are going to keep it all original!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 817
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: 498
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: 498
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: 1,744
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: 383
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: 383
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: 1,327
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Silicone brake fluid

OOPS Duplicate
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,327
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: 1,121
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: 1,000
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: 5,683
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: 55
Views: 2,698
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: 704
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: 309
Views: 28,405
Posted By STEVE O
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