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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,808
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: The Future of Our Vintage Fords?

Not ALL V8-60 cars had TUBE axles. In fact, most 1937 cars did NOT get a tube axle, as the tube axle was released for use in July of '37. It continued in '38 and '39. It looks like Ford was going...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: PNW Flathead Rebuilders

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OldGold ......Whoever you come-up with, just maybe run the name by some of us here BEFORE you commit or drop your engine off. There are a couple of INFAMOUS, so-called flathead rebuilders up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 35-36 rear into 34

ALL good info! The '35 and LATER banjo center sections are also 5/16" WIDER than the '32-'34 banjo. In addition, the threaded bolt holes for the axle housings are "clocked" differently between...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: PNW Flathead Rebuilders

Not so fast.....! As so eloquently explained by our illustrious friend Bruce Lancaster (RIP), see below.

"I believe the 41A was of course given the "1" designation in the parts book to indicate...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 35-36 rear into 34

True scoop!

Folks should also be aware that there are TWO different lengths of drive shaft and torque tubes on '33 & '34 Fords. The 4-cylinder engine block was longer than the V8 block. The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,011
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Rare Deuce parts thread

So, just WTF is a "Superheterodyne"? Apparently, it's any sort of TUNABLE radio. The invention is now credited to French radio engineer and radio manufacturer Lucien Lvy. Virtually all modern radio...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: BANJO Center Housing Dimension Needed

Thanks a million, Gary...just what I needed! DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By V8COOPMAN
BANJO Center Housing Dimension Needed

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Does anyone have an empty '35-'48 BANJO center section like this laying-around that you could easily get me a fairly accurate dimension across the open face....OUTSIDE to OUTSIDE? Inside to...
Forum: The Test Forum 05-09-2021, 02:06 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 101,726
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Forum: The Test Forum 05-09-2021, 01:59 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 101,726
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

'35-'36 W/8BA Fan

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=278828
Forum: The Test Forum 05-09-2021, 01:51 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 101,726
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Cluster gear 022A-7113A vs 21C-7113

MANY times, if you'll e-mail pictures to yourself, they re-size appropriately to post on the 'Barn....try it! DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,981
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: flathead engine stand

Howard.....All you need is ONE. In fact, two would be difficult to use! Welcome to F'Barn! DD


http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/attachments/flathead-engine-stand-mount-adapter1-jpg.2765913/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1934 dual temperature gauge

If your engine heats and cools in a "NORMAL" manner, it would make more sense to make a 'mental note' that 1/2-way up the gauge is ....well, NORMAL, rather than ACTUAL "HOT" being somewhere off the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Cluster gear 022A-7113A vs 21C-7113

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You might want to carefully compare these two info-filled tid-bits of transmission rhetoric, complements of Mac VanPelt. DD


022A-7113A

Cluster Gear 29-24-18-14 helical teeth. Use with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Sometimes you have to let go

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My God.....you must have been holding your chest with both hands. For those unfortunate enough to have missed this jewel that Ken lovingly and meticulously restored a few years...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Ford banjo rear v8 script glass lens

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Some really neat creations in that link above that Jim posted. But using my 'sub-par' imagination, I was picturing something more along the lines of this.....MINUS the dinky little lights on...
Forum: The Test Forum 05-08-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 101,726
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

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CHOP 40


https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-QcDZHPN/0/X3/i-QcDZHPN-X3.jpg
Forum: The Test Forum 05-08-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 101,726
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

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Banjo SPIDER


https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/attachments/img_2201-jpg.4484027/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Deleting old messages from PM box

Give ME your PASSWORD and I'll delete all kinds of stuff for you. I can add pictures, TOO! DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1946 Lincoln voltage regulator

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As "Kurt" implies above.....you DON'T EVEN want an 8v battery set-up. You don't realize what you're getting into with that nightmare. DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 948
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Torque tube shortening recommendations

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No matter WHO ends-up doing the shortening....one of the most-difficult parts of shortening a t-tube or d-shaft is PRECISELY determining how much to remove (from each), as well as WHERE to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Vega steering box in a 40 Ford PU

...............and the real (USED) ones are likely plum 'wore-out'! DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 948
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Torque tube shortening recommendations

Actually, Cory is a member here on the 'Barn, too, although I don't know how frequently he 'visits' the 'Barn now-a-days. But below is a DIRECT link to sending Cory (Taulbert) a PM. If you don't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Vega steering box in a 40 Ford PU

You'd be far better off using a Saginaw "525" box rather than a Vega. A dozen guys are gonna come back saying that the Vega works just fine. But that Vega box WAS engineered for a wimpy, light...
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