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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 264
Posted By flatford8
Re: Honoring our veterans

Thanks, Dad!
L.F. Hutchins...Army
....Morocco, Algiers and parts of the European Theatre.
RIP 8/95
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By flatford8
Re: Time for Henry to come out of retirement.

I have a warm spot in my garage and I would be more than happy to give “Henry” the place he needs to enjoy his remaining years. Of course this will include seasonal exercise and I promise HE will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By flatford8
Re: proper gearing

Try this site to help with your gearing. It’s one of many online..... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By flatford8
Re: 8BA Startup

I believe this was posted by JSEERY.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1934 Missing -Covering My Bases

I wonder if it a fuel delivery issue from the tank. Any way to safely run a fuel line to a can and see if it is something blocking the line at the tank?.... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,705
Posted By flatford8
Re: Flathead Jack

I ordered some stuff a few years ago and he said the dragster was for sale. I haven’t dealt with him for awhile.... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1937 Ford coupe. Bill of sale

I think it’s awesome that the OP would put the time and effort into doing this. Good for you bud......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 595
Posted By flatford8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By flatford8
Re: Swap Meet Help

The “good finds” aren’t just at the swap meets. I’ve found a lot of great stuff by just driving my car every where I can and talking to anybody that mentions it or asked about it. I always ask them...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By flatford8
Re: 50 ford front end alignment

Loosen the bottom spindle bolt, loosen the pinch bolt on the bottom of the spindle support and rotate the bottom bushing to move the bottom of the spindle support towards the front of the car. Should...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,796
Posted By flatford8
Re: Bruce Lancaster

Post #13 is a wonderful eulogy. Like many have stated, I didnít know or ever meet the man, but always benefited from him sharing his knowledge.
RIP...... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By flatford8
Re: 50 Car Differential Question

Marking the nut works if it was adjusted right in the first place. You may have to take the axles and carrier out to get the preload on the pinion correct. But if your chasing the howl, you may be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By flatford8
Re: 50 Car Differential Question

Did it howl before you changed the pinion seal?....maybe that bearing is loose and making noise.....could be the reason it’s leaking again?.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,294
Posted By flatford8
Re: Evolution of installing cylinder heads

This is something Iíve wondered about....Thanks!....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 899
Posted By flatford8
Re: Before and After

Well said!!!!!..... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By flatford8
Re: 50 & 51 Heater Control Valves

Shoebox-Central lists a different one for each year. The prefix in the part # is different. They look the same so if I had one and not the other, I’d try to make it work. When mine started leaking on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 789
Posted By flatford8
Re: production of 36 3 windows vs 5 windows

For me......that sounds damn near perfect!!!....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By flatford8
Re: Location of tinfoil to check CR

I have a plan to do the same build you are.....please keep the thread updated...Thanks...Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1953 239 flat head

How about some pictures of your “old truck” ?.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,759
Posted By flatford8
Re: Top three Ford Products, '32 - '53

Anything from ‘49-‘50-‘51... SHOEBOX!!!!..... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By flatford8
Re: 50 Ford Fresh Air Vents

One is to left of the steering column and the other is the vent selection on the heater control.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By flatford8
Re: Hershey Pictures or video

Irontrap Garage on YouTube has a couple good videos......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 911
Posted By flatford8
Re: '36 Cabriolet with an "18-F" prefix

I agree.....seeing the data plates from other countries is very interesting !!!!......
Great stuff.....thanks......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2019, 04:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,350
Posted By flatford8
Re: UPS loses Package !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Here in Maine when I have an issue with a package I’m told by the Postmaster that the carriers are subcontractors and USPS can’t tell them how to deliver the mail. I think this is (using...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 842
Posted By flatford8
Re: Backfire

Jimmy VD......great looking wagon!!!...thanks for the pics!!...you’ve come to the best place for help with your car...as has been said you should see the timing mark move when you rev the motor if...
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