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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: 1940 hand grab

I believe Ford called them Passenger Assist Straps. They go on the passenger side (i.e., right side in US) and are easily swiveled to access the light switch.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: 46-48 Columbia control question

Check with John Connelly at Columbia Two-Speed Parts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,656
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 982
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Optima 6V battery charge

My Optima typically shows 5.87 volts after sitting for awhile, but it always starts the car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,568
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: BULLETT Mustang sold today at Mecum auction for:

I almost got it, but was outbid at the last minute;)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,205
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: specialty plates and toppers?

Here's mine. BTW, he didn't win;)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,686
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Thanks Charlie NY....

Charlie does carburetors; Bubba does distributors. You can contact either of them through the Private Message function.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Cranckcase blow by and how to handle the stank

After my car is driven, I leave the garage door open for several hours to dissipate the crank case fumes.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: 1932 Window regulator help

Have you tried Regulator Roy (http://www.regulatorroy.net/)? Might be worth a shot.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Skidmarks Come in

Miami, My Amy, by Keith Whitley

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCLNMAax5mM
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Skidmarks Come in

I could use some help from Amy, too;)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: WW II 2 gals a weeh

Here's an "A" sticker I reproduced for my my '40 a few years ago.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: 1940 Sedan Delivery rear door hinge help

Try The Swap Meet at the top of the page.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: What Lube do you put in your Columbia S/W Speedo Changer?

I packed mine with white lithium grease 15 years ago, and it seems to have survived OK. You might also check with John Connelly at Columbia Two Speed Parts...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 800
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Brake light pressure switch

I use a NAPA SL128 mechanical stop light switch mounted on the wooden floor board behind the brake pedal arm in my '40. I think it was originally used on 1950's Chevrolets.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,967
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Rhythmic smoke puffing out of oil input breather cap

"Rhythmic Smoke" sounds like the name of a new wave band;)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: 1940 "standard" Fordor dome lamp(s)

FWIW, my '40 Tudor "Standard" has two (tu?).
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 983
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: WWII gas ration sticker placement?

I made some "A" stickers a few years ago; PM me your address and I'll send you one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: 1940 Deluxe condenser help

NAPA IH-200 works well with flatheads.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Rejuvinate script battery

The Optima can be laid on its side, if that helps.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: 1948 ford convertible garnish molding question

Along this line, you might be able to use the windshield welting from 1940. Don't know if it's still available, but Roy Nacewicz had it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 983
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: WWII gas ration sticker placement?

Early in the war, citizens were asked to turn in their spare tires to aid the war effort. An immense pile was collected on the athletic field at Fort Snelling in Minneapolis. They remained there...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 983
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: WWII gas ration sticker placement?

As I understand it, there was never shortage of gas in the western states, but the program was made nationwide so as not to seem discriminatory against the other regions. Also, rationing was aimed at...
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