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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: South Florida Transmission Rebuilder

Thanks I was looking at your website over the weekend. You are definitely an option.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: South Florida Transmission Rebuilder

Thanks for the help. I have the original transmission just need to rebuild it. I've owned the car for over 50 years and blew first gear as a teenager. It is a 36 Fordor Deluxe.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By Stretch Cab
South Florida Transmission Rebuilder

Do you have any suggestions for a transmission shop in S. Florida that knows how to rebuild an early V8 3 speed transmission? I live near West Palm so east coast would be the best but I do get to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Where do these rods go? 1936 Fordor

Thanks for the help. I guess someone decided they were not needed years ago and cut them off.
I changed my search to the motor area of the 35/36 Ford book and they were listed there.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By Stretch Cab
Where do these rods go? 1936 Fordor

Iím working on my chassis and have found two rods attached in front of the rear motor mounts on both sides of the frame. They are factory installed with a flat round head bolt flush with the frame...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By Stretch Cab
Fords and Friends.

Anybody know when the Fords and Friends, as I believe it is called, car show is in the Lake Worth, Fl area?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By Stretch Cab
Chrome Prices

I live in S Florida and prices tend to be higher on some items. I recently picked up a gear shift and brake handle for my 36 from the Chrome shop and wonder what you think of the price. The work was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,803
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Membership dropping, interest too???

This forum is really my club. I check in every day and often more than once. Then I go to the early V8 side as I have an A and a V8. I also check in with several FB Model A and V8 sites. I tried...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,001
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: My '36 is in color !

Wish mine was that far along. Great color!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,074
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Taking the body off of 36 Delux Fordor

Well after two or three times longer than I figured I now have the body off. I didnít get the frame out soon enough to take it to the sand blaster so I buttoned my shop up for the winter and came...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: 36 Locking Gas Cap

I canít see a Ford script on the key cap. The rivet is on the under side of the folding cap. The clock and Dallas gear shift knob came with the car too.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: 36 Locking Gas Cap

Thanks
I will post more pictures tomorrow.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By Stretch Cab
36 Locking Gas Cap

My 36 Fordor Deluxe has been in the family for about 50 years. Iím finally working on restoring it and Iím wondering if the gas cap is original to the car. It needs restored but not sure I want to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Stretch Cab
36 Fordor Door Pin Removal

Iím going to work on my 36 this week and wonder if there are any secrets to removing door hinge pins? I have the pin removal tool but it only works if the pin is loose. I will saturate with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Old car festival greenfield village

Wanted to go but didn’t work out. Please post some pictures and a report if you can.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,074
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Taking the body off of 36 Delux Fordor

Looks just like mine. What color did you paint the body?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,074
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Taking the body off of 36 Delux Fordor

Thanks for all the help. I won't be going to NC until October but I'm trying to get ready all I can to redeem the time while there. I have a large hydraulic motor lifter and plenty of help so that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,106
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Powder Coating Suspension Parts

Thank you for your input. My reasoning for wanting to powder coat is partially because of my schedule and the fact I live in Florida where I work and my car is garaged in North Carolina. I want to be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,106
Posted By Stretch Cab
Powder Coating Suspension Parts

I have tried to search this topic but can't get a clear answer. While I value all responses, this really isn't about whether you like or dislike Powder Coating, I have reasonable reasons for wanting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,074
Posted By Stretch Cab
Taking the body off of 36 Delux Fordor

I will be returning to NC in October and will have about a week to work on my car which is stored there. I want to get the body off the frame during that trip. Do you know of a video that would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By Stretch Cab
Then and Now

In a recent post a lot was said about the cost of restoring a Model A today. Very interesting post that got me thinking about the cost of owning my roadster. Actually made me a little depressed to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,550
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Why do you like your car.

I’m 61 and can’t remember not having an old car in the family so that is part of the reason I have the cars that I do. Why I have my roadster is because of my mother. She bought the car for my dad 48...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 901
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Steering Column Bracket 36

Dash is empty of guages
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 901
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Steering Column Bracket 36

I think the link will be a great help later. I’m still struggling with getting the column bracket that attaches to the dash free. The one bolt with a head won’t budge and the other has no head. I’m...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 901
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Steering Column Bracket 36

I’ve been working on the bracket this morning but no good. Lots of penetrating oil but it won’t budge. Anybody got more ideas?
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