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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:21 AM
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Posted By cas3
Re: '39 V8 60 Vin numbers ///strange numbers//////

i always thought the tube axle was 37 only, did all the 60's get them?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By cas3
Re: Wide 5 brake drums

from just last week, some info on relining them https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=270964
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By cas3
Re: Flywheel inspection cover

they show up on ebay from time to time. you have to know what you are looking at though, i suggest study the pics at vanpelts web site put "flathead" in your ebay search
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By cas3
Re: advertising to sell, but doesn't seem to want to sell????

i too have sold parts around the globe. you just have to fill out a customs form, not a big deal
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By cas3
Re: advertising to sell, but doesn't seem to want to sell????

two weeks ago i sent a pm to two different folks on the hamb adds, one had no price, the other said make offer. one i asked the price, the other i made an offer...no response yet from either !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By cas3
Re: '32 steering box questions ?

some folks also silver solder the end of the brass tube mentioned, where it is crimped on to the end plate for a complete seal
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By cas3
Re: 1934-35 front hub/drum source?

a lot depends on what you are trying to do. nobody is remaking the 32-5 drums, so you have to hunt down good originals to stay in that game. if you are running ford wire wheels they need support,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By cas3
Re: 60 Years With The Merc

i think the merc has had a happy life. not many get life long care, best wishes ralph, long live the mighty merc!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By cas3
Re: 34 coupe seat info please

hi ted, no patterns yet, i may just "wing it" . i plan to just use plywood, but i see in the photos of the real deal it has about a 1/4" routered edge around the sides and front, and i wonder why? i...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By cas3
Re: 34 coupe seat info please

thanks ted, yes i believe all the floors are the same, but seat pans are model specific
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By cas3
Re: 34 coupe seat info please

if you have time to look for it i would be excited to buy it, copy it, see it here or what ever you wish!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By cas3
Re: 34 coupe seat info please

thanks jerry, yes i have seen that thread, its from 2011 and the guy was overwhelmed with requests for patterns and at some point in the thread it seems he does try to emphasize that he is not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 494
Posted By cas3
Re: 8CM or EAB cam for 260" Merc?

have you seen this? https://www.tildentechnologies.com/Cams/FlatheadPerformance.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By cas3
Re: 34 coupe seat info please

while its hard to argue with the knowledgeable flathead ted, i am having issues, the numbers dont add up! see my photo with the springs sitting on the plywood. there i have drawn in pencil the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By cas3
Re: 34 coupe seat info please

thank you ted, i am off to buy a new saw blade next
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By cas3
34 coupe seat info please

the 5 gallon bucket is getting uncomfortable so i am in the planning stage of a real seat. i have a good base, made a new back already, have good sides for a pattern, and have a good original spring...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By cas3
Re: 35 transmission

reverse order i believe terry :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,496
Posted By cas3
Re: Hershey experience

when you see the vendors table all covered up its not because they are still sleeping, they are out shopping. early bird gets the worm, and many times the worm was just bought that morning, then...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By cas3
Re: Symptoms of worn out sector shaft?

king pins too tight will also cause it to not re-center itself after turning
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,283
Posted By cas3
Re: Seat Belts ?

one of the things i like most about playing with old cars is that i dont have to mess with seat belts. no buzzer, no thing rubbing on my neck, i love it. but... i do not drive on many freeways, and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By cas3
Re: 1943 Ford 4 spd truck tranmission- part ID

parts diagram shows it to be on the back side of the rear bearing, so outside the case, and in between the u joint and bearing. never seen one
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By cas3
Re: starter or solenoid problem.

yup, i like it too, except i usually use a pliers handles and touch both terminals
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By cas3
Re: rear signal lights.

yeah, use the existing lights what ever it takes. i personally hate when folks use plastic hardware store lights on old cars. ugly-no taste. more common on A's & T's, but old cowl lights are not rare...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By cas3
Re: #4 Piston Removal

i drove an old 77 white truck for ten years with a knock that had been going on for years before i got in it, thought to be a wrist pin. cummins 250 diesel, probably 100k miles of knocking and still...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By cas3
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