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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Best spark plug

One with a nice tan color on the sparking end. LOL
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: 35 ford pu

The main/lower part of the dash is painted body color while the molding (Removable upper part) is always painted black.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Removing upper steering shaft grommet

It shouldn't be much of a problem with an open car. It's a bear on a closed cab pickup, however.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: 37 & up car steering gear pittman arm nut size?

Use a "suggestable" wrench. I have a large crescent wrench that comes in handy a lot of times.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,288
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: 36 Ford Pickup...

I have a correct 35 locking spare hubcap if anyone is interested. Lawson Cox lawsontheelder@gmail.com.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 550
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: My '34 Won't Turnover

A 34, if stock, does not have a solenoid.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Accelerator foot rest

Hey. I like the looks of that bracket. Is that stock?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: parts pickup

Nice find and nice photos.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Accelerator foot rest

Get one of the repo footrests as used on 34 Forda and 35 pickups. Just a small "frog stool"* kind of thing that is adjustable. Works great.

* That's a mushroom to most folks. LOL
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: what a job, shuddering fixed and back to work.

Neat looking work. Lovely daughter, cute dog.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,219
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Battery Tenders

Pete. That's the one I have used for years. Very satisfied with it. I'll check out the one I have to see if it is any good and if not I'll get me a new one, The one from Wally World goes back. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,219
Posted By Lawson Cox
Battery Tenders

For years I have used a Battery Tender to keep my Optimas fully charged. Worked well for years. This was a box about 4x5x6, or close. Well, I think it finally bit the dust, at least the battery did....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 995
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Dawsonville Moonshine Festival

Would love to go but alas, no way the old legs could make it. Have fun.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Trick to remove OFF ON ignition plate

I used a dremmel tool with a cut off disc to cut a screw driver slot in the head of the pin and "unscrewed" the pin. Worked like a charm. (I couldn't do that now as my hands are too shaky.)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: 6 volt battery

Bully for you, Jack.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: NOS front brake drums

My wide 5 is ribbed like the one on the left. That's 36 isn't it? Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Lawson Cox
NOS front brake drums

While going through my stash of parts I found some NOS front brake drums. One 36-39 wide 5, and two what I believe to be 40-48, I'm not exactly sure, they are up on the top of the office ceiling and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,285
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: 1936 Ford V8 Service/Restoration Thread

Nice looking 36. I see nothing wrong with the car other than the accessory grill guard. That is not a Ford authorized accessory, but I sort of like them myself. Welcome to the barn.
Forum: Early V8 10-09-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 85
Posted By Lawson Cox
Correct gas cap for early ford V8

I have a correct gas cap for an early flathed Ford. It is a continuous domed shape without any flat area around the top. It has the large knurling around the edge. It is an original cap that has had...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 757
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Spring clamp torque value?

You young fellers need to understand something. Old Ford mechanics or shade tree mechanics didn't use torque wrenches. We just tightened the nuts up till they felt right and went with it. Don't...
Forum: Early V8 10-06-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By Lawson Cox
Straight front bumper (the correct one) for 1935 pickup

I have a couple of the correct straight front bumper for 1935 pickup. Not positive but I believe they are correct for 36 as well. They look straight to me by just eyeballing them. Nice for a driver...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 306
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Gas Tank Fuel Gauge reading question

What a useless discussion. What difference does it make? The car ain't going nowhere on water, regardless of what the gauge reads. ROFLMAO
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,758
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Early Ford V-8 Club of America

FWIW, I have a slew of old V8Times going back to 1977 for the most part. Pretty mich complete from 1977 up till say 1987-89 then intermittent since then. Anyone interested in lth lot. Make me an...
Forum: Early V8 09-30-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 148
Posted By Lawson Cox
1935 pickup original bumper

I have for sale a good, original, straight front bumper for 1935 Ford pickup. This bumper is straight to my eyes but I have not done any measurements. I am not certain if this bumper is also correct...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,435
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Been in hospital 4 Spinal Surgery

Glad you came through the surgery well. Nobody else has mentioned it, but I will. You can thank the Lord, The Great Physician, for your successful surgery and He will see you through your recovery....
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