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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 689
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
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Re: 34 Tudor roof information

there are small brackets at the ends of each wood bow where the bolt goes thru, easy to make, if no one has a pic on file i'll take one tomorrow night after work. the wood bows basically match the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 689
Posted By cas3
Re: Calling all Transmission Gurus

frank miller has the answer, you need a 3/4" rod, steel or wood, that will slide easily thru the holes in the case, exactly the length of the cluster gear, so it clears the thrust bearings to allow...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By cas3
Re: Ford 8BA engine placement

cant give you anything scientific, but as a general rule for motor swaps i like to try and put the crankshaft back where it was originally. the hand crank hole on the front spring pad would be in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By cas3
Re: More banjo questions for the gurus

i dont use any gasket sealer either. clean surface, finger smear of oil on em and bolt em up. no leaks. i use a couple long bolts with the heads cut off for dowel pins to keep the gasket stack in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 667
Posted By cas3
Re: Towing a big truck

8 ply truck tires can look really bad and not blow up when running empty (no load ), and at moderate speeds. worst thing is they are usually not round, not soft, not balanced. but go bouncing down...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 451
Posted By cas3
Re: 1937-40 Ford Flathead V-8 60 Horsepower Parts

agreed. and one of the guys who would put the car in the crusher after you offered too little
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 667
Posted By cas3
Re: Towing a big truck

20 miles? why not drive it?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 734
Posted By cas3
Re: 6 volt starter install question

i like the button too, didnt know they still made them
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 541
Posted By cas3
Re: clutch rod clevis? 1933 model B

i have a left / drive one of those if any one is in need
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,154
Posted By cas3
Re: What are the must haves for you're shop?

tools have been covered, so i'll move on to the building. some small tasks are still done in the driveway by me, so face east for warm sun on cool mornings, and shade in the afternoon. doors on gable...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By cas3
Re: F1 Spare Tire Carrier Nut

if you are in Owatonna, you drive over to freds house in Faribault. google up south side obsolete, or send him a pm here
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By cas3
Re: For Barners that like machining: Riser Block VIDEO.

nice job Mart ! by golly, you will be moving to Hollywood soon i presume
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By cas3
Re: F-6 two speed rear won't downshift

so, if it shifts by itself while we are all sleeping, doesnt that make it possible to not complete the shift, no gears engaged, and roll into the neighbors house?
Forum: Early V8 06-30-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By cas3
wanted 34 ford shocks

need some 34 shocks, thanks, skip
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By cas3
Re: 1947 Sedan rear brake drums

i think you will need some one who has done it before. i do them on a lathe, using a cut off axle shaft with a center drilled on the cut end, and grab the nut in the 3 jaw chuck to turn it. not a big...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By cas3
Re: What type of steering box do I have?

looks like an f100 to me. they came with some different pitman arm options, not sure of your use, but for model A's some folks machine the end square to fit the a pitman arm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By cas3
Re: 33/34 steering question

i have modern ends on my 34 tie rod and drag link with 34 spindles. i will confess, i did not measure the taper, but they fit
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By cas3
Re: 1936 Sedan brakes conversion

mechanical's never leak
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By cas3
48 6 cyl bell housing

is this a 6cyl bell? measures 3 3/4 thick, and all my other cast iron v8 ones (as in the red &blue motor pic ) measure 3" thick. i am not a 6 expert and wish to verify that there are no other...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 650
Posted By cas3
Re: Trans swap put another way

hi, it seems i have been adding to the confusion, as bob c and 1940 state, you already would have the correct 1/2 bell on the motor. sorry for my mumbling, good luck, skip
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 746
Posted By cas3
Re: Transmission question from a novice

you could check with fred at south side obsolete for a starter plate, barnfind 08 is his handle here
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 647
Posted By cas3
Re: 4 speed to 3 speed swap in a 1948 F1

the 39 trans has, we'll call, a half bell housing, which bolts up to the other 1/2 which is on the early blocks. your situation needs the stamped steel 1/2 bell which will fill in the gap between...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By cas3
Re: drill holes in 51 8ba block

i would use an early manifold and transfer punch the hole centers in the manifold. cant miss.
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