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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 11:43 AM
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Re: 1932 Roadster - Rubber Goods

Thank you for all of your thoughts & expertise! The accuracy of what was & what wasn't is much appreciated!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2022, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By 1962300
1932 Roadster - Rubber Goods

Hello All,

I have a '32 Brookville bodied roadster.
I came across this site....
https://thirdgenauto.com

I noticed some rubber goods that I do not have, which I am considering.
But...I am...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,388
Posted By 1962300
Re: Leaking 1932 Steering Box

I hath remove the end cap & tube.
Is the tube supposed to appear like the Leaning Tower of Pisa?
Could this be contributing to my leak?
It slid out of the steering box smoothly.
It had a gasket...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,388
Posted By 1962300
Re: Leaking 1932 Steering Box

When using the John Deer Corn Head Grease....Do I use 100% of that in the steering box OR a percentage of that AND a percentage of some other grease?
Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,388
Posted By 1962300
Re: Leaking 1932 Steering Box

Oh, now that I see the picture, it makes sense. Is it a simple removal of the 2 bolts and then you wiggle out the plate with tube? Will anything else come falling out; ha!???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,388
Posted By 1962300
Re: Leaking 1932 Steering Box

I do not have the later plate.
Nor do I have the headlight switch parts on the end of mine.

So the fix is to obtain a 1933 & up plate? It bolts on the same?
It has a tube on its inside portion...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,388
Posted By 1962300
Leaking 1932 Steering Box

Have a stock '32 box....was rebuilt many moons ago.
It leaks off the very front end (open) cap area.
I would like to remove it, clean it, reseal it up.
Looks like the rebuilder used some orange...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By 1962300
1932 Roadster Trunk Mat Thoughts

I am aware that the 1932 Trunk cars did not come with a rubber mat.
But the bare metal deal, isn't working for me.

Does anyone have good ideas that feel period correct for a trunk mat?
Thanks!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By 1962300
1932 ford roadster trunk mat

Would like to throw a rubber mat in my trunk.
I've not seen any stock style rubber mats for sale anywhere.
Anyone have an idea / source for a period correct trunk mat that would work?
Thanks!
Forum: Early V8 02-17-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By 1962300
Re: 1932 Roadster Seat Riser

Anyone? Want to clear it out of the garage & get it to a good home.
Forum: Early V8 02-09-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By 1962300
Re: 1932 Roadster Seat Riser

Or make an offer!
Forum: Early V8 02-03-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By 1962300
1932 Roadster Seat Riser

Left over from my car build. Came with the Brookville Body project I bought. Couple tweaks needed to a couple of slightly bent sections; wouldn't affect its use.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By 1962300
1946-1948 Flathead Oil Pressure

I have an electrical sending unit in the back of the block feeding the gauge on the dash.

Since there is another "line out" feed, next to my current sending unit, I would like to add a small...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,208
Posted By 1962300
1932 - The Tie Rod Wobble

Ya know that rare, but sometimes, crazy front end wobble the car may get?
The only way to make it go away, I have found, is to stop & start again.
It is only happened to me a couple 2 -3 times...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 993
Posted By 1962300
Re: 1932 Radiator Cap

Picture of the 1932 Ford Cap & Buick Cap.
I probably need to bring both to a radiator shop.
Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 993
Posted By 1962300
1932 Radiator Cap

Question....
I have a 1932 roadster; stock radiator & stock radiator shell.
I am running it with a stock radiator cap.

But....
I would like to retrofit a 1930 Buick 8 radiator cap.
Anyone know...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By 1962300
Re: 1949 Mercury Coupe - Door Lock Rod

Amazing! Thank you SO much!!!!
My Door Panel and Garnish Molding are still off the door.
I now see that I may have to unscrew the latch from the door...
To have the latch LOW enough...
So I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By 1962300
1949 Mercury Coupe - Door Lock Rod

The inner door knob (that be pushed down or pulled up) has a rod that attached to the mechanism inside the door.

Anyone have a description or picture on how to attach the bent rod?
I know it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By 1962300
Re: 1949 Mercury - Door Glass Lower Channel Felt

Yea....I know of glass setting tape. I just wondered if it was something different; as what i pulled out of the channel was a pre-formed u-shaped strip of old fuzzy material.
Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By 1962300
1949 Mercury - Door Glass Lower Channel Felt

Who sells replacement felt liner that lives inside the lower horizontal channel that the door glass slides into?
Thanks!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By 1962300
Re: 1949 Mercury - Inner Door Handle

I have not located a source for the 1949 door handle spring.
I could use one though; being that mine is worn out.
Forum: Early V8 10-01-2017, 03:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 516
Posted By 1962300
1949 Mercury - Window Regulator

1949 Mercury Coupe - Drivers Door

Does anyone reproduce the window regulator?
Or...Does anyone have a very good one for sale?
The teeth on my regulator gear are worn down and thus the window...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2017, 03:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By 1962300
1949 Mercury - Inner Door Handle

My inner door handle on my '49 Mercury Coupe works so-so.
Upon removal of it; I noticed that the odd shaped spring seems to not be doing its job. Anyone know the proper position of that spring? ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 975
Posted By 1962300
Re: 1949 mercury - inner garnish moulding removal

Got the Door Handle & Window Crank to pop off easily.
Garnish Moulding is loose; but the Vent Window remains attached to the base of the window opening in the door.

That Divider Bar is there; but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 975
Posted By 1962300
Re: 1949 mercury - inner garnish moulding removal

Thanks for the link; but it didn't reveal the trick. Will keep looking.
Thanks!
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