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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,789
Posted By Fourdy
Re: Burn victim, serial killer or ford nut?

Tomcarman - I messaged you.

Fourdy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,789
Posted By Fourdy
Re: Burn victim, serial killer or ford nut?

GB -Hi from across the water in Port Townsend, WA. Spent many days in your area on our sailboat. It always makes me feel good to hear of other father/son car projects. My son lives within a 100'...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Fourdy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Fourdy
Re: Help! Need Three Piston Pin Retaining Snap Rings For '53 Flathead Motor

I just went out to the garage and found some. Let me know your address and I'll get some off to you.

Fourdy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Fourdy
Re: Help! Need Three Piston Pin Retaining Snap Rings For '53 Flathead Motor

I believe I can help you out. I will check first thing tomorrow and let you know.

Fourdy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 274
Posted By Fourdy
Hood hinges

1940 Ford rear hood hinges. Were the originals intended to have grease on the rivets. There is a thin brass type washer at each rivet. I have a used set that I feel I can refurbish them. Seems...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By Fourdy
Re: Fender braces

I'm feeling that you both agree that they are strong enough to do the job. From the pic I can't tell if they are flimsy.

Thanks - Fourdy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By Fourdy
Fender braces

Wondering if any of you have used the brackets to replace the Y yoke bracket holding the fenders in place? 1940 Ford If so, heavy enough to be worth buying or should i just build some? Sales fellow...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By Fourdy
Re: 40 Ford hood hinges

Done

Thanks

Fourdy
Forum: Early V8 06-14-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 314
Posted By Fourdy
40 Ford hood hinges (wanted)

I am looking for a pair of original rear hood hinges for a 40 ford. I can clean them up. I need a pair that is the original shape, not a re-pop. A very thin rivet peening failed on my new Drakes and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By Fourdy
40 Ford hood hinges

I am looking for a pair of original rear hood hinges for a 40 ford. I can clean them up. I need a pair that is the original shape, not a re-pop. A very thin rivet peening failed on my new Drakes...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,017
Posted By Fourdy
Re: 1940 ford heater motor

Too slow. LOL

Oh my, real slow and blurred vision.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,017
Posted By Fourdy
Re: 1940 ford heater motor

Does thishelp you at all?

Fourdy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Fourdy
Re: Evans?

deuce lover

The comments I got were that even though it didn't boil over or cause hotspots it did increase the overall temperature of the block, heads etc. Raised the temperature in the engine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Fourdy
Evans?

I am hopeful to find some first hand experience with the use of EVANS coolant in a flathead. I have listened to quantities of "I have heard ---" but would like some personal experiences.

Thanks,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By Fourdy
Re: 40 Ford hood bumpers

Thank you. Now to get them changed around. Both Carpenter and Drakes thought they were the opposite but said they couldn't be sure. lol

Fourdy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By Fourdy
40 Ford hood bumpers

The front pair of hood bumpers are wedge shaped. Does the thickest part go toward the engine or to the outside?

Thanks,

Fourdy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,950
Posted By Fourdy
Re: Loud exhaust

My 2 1/2" pipes to Supertrapps while I had all of the baffles off. In other words straight pipes. For driving I like the baffles better

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qj-W-7g5rcE

Fourdy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By Fourdy
Decals

Can anyone tell me where I might be able to purchase the Ford V8 symbol as a decal?

Thnx - Fourdy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By Fourdy
Happy Day - new engine break-in

Been building this engine for some time now. Going into my 40 to replace the cracked block fiasco. 276, blower, new Edelbrock 1116 heads.

Video https://youtu.be/j1Fi4BD9sM8

Fourdy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By Fourdy
Re: Stock oil filter?

Thank you for your reply. Everything is all cleaned up and ready to go then.

Fourdy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By Fourdy
Stock oil filter?

I am preparing to start my engine for break-in and have a question about the filter. The filter body has a tight rubber seal on the top and bottom that appears to seal against the inside tube. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Fourdy
Re: Gasket thickness??

Thanks -
I am assuming my other set of "BEST" would be the same?

Fourdy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Fourdy
Gasket thickness??

Can someone refresh my memory as to the thickness of compressed Fel-pro and Edelbrock copper/composite gaskets?

Thanks -
Fourdy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,127
Posted By Fourdy
Re: Do I go with this fella?

tubman

Thanks for the encouragement

Fourdy
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