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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 489
Posted By slowforty
Re: Dim Headlights on 40:

Mr Deuce Roadster is Correct. I put a better ground on my 40 headlight and watched them get brighter when the ground improved
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By slowforty
Re: 1935 Sedan Convertible HELP

Dont forget to get three guys to help the first time. Two to help and one to tell you how wrong you are doing it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 187
Posted By slowforty
Re: 40 Door Hinge Right Mirror

As said any type of passenger side hinge mount mirror is difficult to see or use.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By slowforty
Re: movie star

THe movie company was well run and well insured. And a friend of mine was involved in getting the cars. He had three of his own in the project.

All went well but is was Horribly boring after a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By slowforty
Re: New video! Mart tidies workbench. Oh yeah, Plus some 32 stuff.

Years ago my friend told me he wanted a Work Bench that Rotated ever 24 hours and dumped all the stuff left on the bench into the garbage can.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 926
Posted By slowforty
Re: New V8 Owner, 1936 Tudor Touring Deluxe

Great car. Only two posts and you can post pictures . You have a great future on this site.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By slowforty
movie star

My 40 Ford 2 dr Deluxe Green was in an HBO Movie "Lovecraft Country" Supposed to be on HBO around August 15. I think it is on for about 15 seconds total. I made 600 bucks for two days work.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By slowforty
Re: Dash lights 40 deluxe.....

try by passing the dimmer switch
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By slowforty
Re: 47 pickup second gear pops out

I have a 40 that did that and replaced the transmission with a nice rebuilt one. There was much improvement, But once in awhile it would still jump out of gear. So i asked my friend who did the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,469
Posted By slowforty
Re: Antique Insurance a little off Topic

I have had Grundy for about 30 years. I Had three Major claims without any issues. Imagine explaining to the agent how you backed into your Wifes' Buick.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 12:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 667
Posted By slowforty
Re: Installing 40 Rear And Driveshaft

Dont ask me why!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,120
Posted By slowforty
Re: F-1 head gaskets

Consider getting a battery impact wrench. My kid uses a Milwaukee at work on Busses and has no issues removing the Lug nuts without a recharge. The infamous Harbor Freight guns are not bad for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 915
Posted By slowforty
Re: 34,000 mile 1946 Ford Truck for upcoming TV episode

My father was on a small town Volunteer Fire Department. As a kid I asked him why the 40 year old Fire truck only had 8000 miles on it. He said that it Never left town unless it went to a local...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,107
Posted By slowforty
Re: Open 1951 trunk without a key?

I used a magic marker on the key bank
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By slowforty
Re: Throttle and Choke Control Tension

snap type clothes pins work well. I use them for Cruse Control. I have a lanyard on them for quick disconnect
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,274
Posted By slowforty
Re: Old Ford Guys Stayin' Healthy

I dont know I dont ride on anything that wont stand up by itself after I get off of it,or walk away from it after it stops
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By slowforty
Re: Speedometer needle

Use the Speedometer App on your smart phone
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 770
Posted By slowforty
Re: 1932 Ford roadster size question.

It is interesting that in a lot of the movies from the 30s and 40s we see the actors entering the vehicles from the passenger side
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By slowforty
Re: To Air On the Safe Side

Use Helium for a Floating Ride
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,653
Posted By slowforty
Re: Fenton's or Red's or ??

if you have a relatively stock engine. stock manifolds will work just fine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2020, 01:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By slowforty
Re: Wiring in Turn signals ?

Make sure your turn signal bulbs are large enough to operate the relay
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,464
Posted By slowforty
Re: This distributor setup looks very cool

You forgot that they made the best product they could at the lowest price.
Henry II was pissed when he found out GM was making 49 Chevies for .25 cheaper than Fords' 49 Fords
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,112
Posted By slowforty
Re: Anyone catch it?

It is amazing the things he does not know that he should know. I am amazed at the things I have learned over the years by mistake. Like dont lean on the fender while grabbing a running engine spark...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,167
Posted By slowforty
Re: Any studebaker experts on here?

There is a fellow around my area who has a 1934 Nash Sedan it has Factory Naked Lady side mount mirrors to go with the Factory Naked Lady Hood Ornament.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,819
Posted By slowforty
Re: I am hiding in my garage from my wife

Use a Ford hubcap instead of a soup bowl for a pattern.
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