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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 04:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 778
Posted By Karl
Re: Future V-8er??

Aren't kids great . My son has the bug but my daughter has never got our old cars -However she did get my love of kids- She now works as a specialist children's nurse on the same ward and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Karl
Re: Wipers

I never realized Wipers were handed . I have twin independent 34 Vacuum
(ex USA) wipers and Both park to the right Not in the way when parked and the swept area is perfectly adequate ....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By Karl
Re: 1934 Dash Removal

Thanks -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By Karl
1934 Dash Removal

In the next month or so I intend to pull the dash on my 34 Fordor
My dash Needs painting and One of the instrument mount studs has broken off and needs fixing. While I'm there the wiring ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By Karl
Re: Gas gauge help

Ditto

Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By Karl
Re: anti theft measures used?

Live in a small town. The people in my town are so used to seeing me drive my cars that on the rare occasions that I let someone else drive them -I get about 4 cellphone calls in the first 10 mins...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,111
Posted By Karl
Re: Electric Gas cut off

Never tried one All my A's have been 1930 or earlier so when I stop the car I just turn off the gas valve which conveniently is under the steering wheel on a RHD. However if I ever has an indented...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By Karl
Re: Spark Control Rod - Why Can't They Make it Right?

I'm sure they are obtainable . The trick is they will be off something else and just happen to fit., I'm sure I've seen them for sale recently somewhere I will think on it -Karl
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,444
Posted By Karl
Re: LED head lights

That's where I got mine from . See my previous post on this thread-When tested on a calibrated machine they didn't perform as they should. I would encourage you and any one else with LEDs to get...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,444
Posted By Karl
Re: LED head lights

You are correct -I have tried them in both my Model A and 34 Fordor . In both LEDs seemed to provide more driving light . HOWEVER testing them on a properly calibrated machine ( as legally...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,153
Posted By Karl
Re: Greyhound Radiator Caps

I would love one . However I use my car several times a week and at $650 (pushing NZ$1000 by the time I get it here) I would be scared to leave the car parked anywhere .
I think I'll stick with my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By Karl
Re: Raining "cats and dogs", so I decided....

The rains no good for the cricket. Tends to wet the sandpaper !-Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2019, 03:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 883
Posted By Karl
Re: D-Day

Graeme -I'm sure they would do just fine . . Underneath they are just the same as us and every generation before us . -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 883
Posted By Karl
Re: D-Day

They were certainly amazing. They stepped up when we needed them to. I would hope that the current generation would do the same despite appearances. I have to keep telling myself that there are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,777
Posted By Karl
Re: The Highwaymen Movie

I didn't notice the visor but as it was a standard it would have only had one visor anyway -I need to look at the mounting -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2019, 04:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By Karl
Re: 1936 Trico Wiper Rebuild Kit Needed

He does and I have brought a couple from him which are ok . Just watch some times what they are advertised as is not what they are -For example 34 Studebaker wipers look like 34 ford wipers but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By Karl
Re: why did my helmet distributor housing just crack? new rotor .

Ditto that-Also removing the fan belt/generator /fan on the 34 gives you a lot more room -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By Karl
Re: 34 King Seeley Fuel Gauge - Troubleshooting

1 rod and from memory probably about 1 1/2 inches long .However I suspect is gauge dependent and it is essentially trial and error-Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,132
Posted By Karl
Re: 1933 coolant "water"

Of course we can now get coolant that is not water at all (eg Evans) . Claimed to have a much higher boiling point and as there is no water there is no rust ever!. Sounds appealing but not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By Karl
Re: 33 fordor that was unreliable update

I agree Kevin Henry actually made a damn fine car. With a little regular maintenance and common sense they function just fine as they were built.
The more I go on the more I distrust modern...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Karl
Ebay -1934 Radio -Turnsignal

Gosh Ebay is strange. I have been searching for a 34 Ashtray radiohead . My car is RHD so the standard ashtray radio won't fit easily. The control cable mounts being on the wrong side of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2019, 02:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 811
Posted By Karl
Re: Adjusting Fuel Level in King Seeley Gauge

Cup was damaged had a crack -and not holding gas in it -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 811
Posted By Karl
Re: Adjusting Fuel Level in King Seeley Gauge

Mine reads perfectly now but never used to go over 5/8 full.

There are three possible reasons for this and mine had all of them

First problem is if, on the sender in the tank, there is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By Karl
Re: LED headlight bulbs

Correct
Although they appear to throw out lots of light it is unfocused light and doesn't fall where it should. This is not anecdotal -unlike most of what is written about LED bulbs here and...
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