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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By Marcus
Random Tire Shortage Information

Certainly not to be an alarmist, but I was at my local tire shop for a tractor tire repair today, and the owner casually mentioned that he was fully expecting a tire shortage due to the Covid virus. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 782
Posted By Marcus
Re: Happy Birthday JM 35 Sedan

Happy, Happy Birthday, Dear Friend! May your new year of life bring all that you most desire! Hope you get the '35 out for a long cruise!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-10-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By Marcus
Re: My beloved Mustang V8 67'!

CharlieBrown - All good advice, above. Also, check around your area for folks who have been down that restoration road. You will get lots of horror stories and some good advice. Figure your budget...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-07-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By Marcus
Re: V8 engine potential issues

Hi Tom, and welcome to the 'Barn. The level of expertise here is incredible (I don't place myself in that catagory!) - if you type "Bullitt Mustang Forum" into your browser, you will find a wealth...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-28-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By Marcus
Re: Are Mustangs still collectible?

G'day, Rooboy!! When I retired, the agreement with the State of Mississippi was that they would leave my computer email active, so that I could assist the incoming Director: some bean counter...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-17-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By Marcus
Re: Are Mustangs still collectible?

40Cpe - Gene, thanks for posting that link; I had forgotten about it.

58Yeoman - sent email to you.

Seth - rotorwrench pretty much hit the nail on the head; when we upgrade the motor and...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-16-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By Marcus
Re: Are Mustangs still collectible?

58Yeoman: check your private messages.

Seth: lots of fun to upgrade to a 351; however, larger = heavier and structural / suspension changes are necessary...... However, a blast to drive,...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-12-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By Marcus
Re: Are Mustangs still collectible?

Seth - the answer to your question has several facets: as others have pointed out, and you surmised, the market is somewhat soft right now - and not just for "collectibles." In particular the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-08-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 905
Posted By Marcus
Re: My t-Bird had a noise in rear end?

Ken, you seem to be having too much fun with that T-Bird junker: why don't I bring my '68 Mustang Convertible up and trade with you. This is an automatic so Barb can drive it to chase parts for the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By Marcus
Memorial day, 2020

As we remember all those who gave their all so that we can have it all, please remember those who are still in harm's way...... Our list of heroes must include all those in uniform AND those first...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By Marcus
Re: RIP- Stacey Brown - Antique Auto Supply

Many fond memories of Stacy, but a typical one: on the Texas Tour to Paris, TX, we were sitting together, eating lunch. I casually mentioned that I was restoring a '52 International Harvester PU,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Marcus
Shadetree - Update

All: I regret to inform you that our friend Shadetree, Bud Reynolds, passed from this earthly life into the loving arms of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ at 6 AM today. No more pain, no more...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,591
Posted By Marcus
Final Note, re: Shadetree

All - It is with great sorrow that I report to you that Shadetree (Bud Reynolds) departed this life at 6 AM today, and entered the portals of Heaven where he is safely in the arms of Jesus - no more...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-04-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By Marcus
Re: What the best way to clean Chrome Wire Wheels

Redneck - post a picture of the doghouse you are living in....... I know your sweet wife has placed you in it, especially since you promised her the "last one was the last one...."
HUGE GRIN!! ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,338
Posted By Marcus
Re: Shadetree - update

Thank you all! Putting a smile on Ol' Shadetree's face!! Linda is pleased, also - keep'm coming!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By Marcus
Carburator Update

Well, replaced the carb with a supposedly rebuilt unit: never thought (I know, rookie!) to check if the gav would turn prior to installation - and now discovered it won't turn either direction. Gav...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,338
Posted By Marcus
Shadetree - update

All: As you know, our friend Shadetree (Bud Reynolds) has some medical issues; His ever-faithful and loving wife (Linda) has authorized me to explain that he has advanced Parkinson's Disease. Bud...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By Marcus
Re: Carb issue - 29 CCPU

Thanks, everyone: I should have indicated that I tried a manual choke - no go. As far as the gav is concerned, it is out about 3/4 turn, and I never have had a need to change it. Ol' Clyde has...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By Marcus
Carb issue - 29 CCPU

OK, carburator gurus: Ol' Clyde, '29 CCPU, refused to start but spun freely and quickly. He is still 6-volt, with an Optima. All places that should have voltage have the proper voltage.......a...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-27-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By Marcus
Re: 64 1/2 Mustang catpet

Slumlord44: I have searched diligently, to no available. My early 65 had the same issue and the solution was as you stated: upholstery shop. However, shop around to find one with older,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,613
Posted By Marcus
Our Friend, Shadetree - Medical Issues

ALL: Old Timers on the 'Barn will remember Bud Reynolds, who posts as "Shadetree" ...... He has a medical issue (not the COVID-19), and is unable to communicate via the 'Barn. I spoke today with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,121
Posted By Marcus
Our Friend, Shadetree - Medical Issues

All: Old timers on the 'Barn will remember Bud Reynolds, who posts as "Shadetree" ....... He has a medical issue (not the COVID-19) and is unable to communicate via the 'Barn. I spoke today with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 899
Posted By Marcus
Re: Still sober

Dear Craig! Thank God for you and for sobriety! I preached the mantra for the 20 years I ran the Dug Court - and we were successful in 80% of the cases. You are an inspiration to all, and I've...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-11-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By Marcus
Re: Bucket seats

Gino - I suggest National Parts Depot (NPD): they handle repro seat covers for all Mustangs. You can purchase just the fronts, and I found them very reasonable (and the fit was perfect). They also...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,667
Posted By Marcus
Re: Driver Licneses In a Model A Lately

Funny stories! Took mine in Lawton, OK, Dad was stationed at Fort Sill. Father-son project was a 1951 Chevy, 2dr post, 327 CI, 4-speed, painted Corvair Midnight Blue. Examiner was a car guy, and...
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