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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 25,748
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: My new project 1928 Ford!!!!!

Frenchy, what with your belly tank project and your other things....life would be sweet if work didn't get in the way!!!:D Your '28 is going to be "sweet"!!

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 541
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: '47 trim screw set- not Phillips

David, I believe mine are original and all are Phillips head screws.

Good luck,

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 513
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: 1947 Sedan, The Toad

Sod, I can't begin to appreciate the time and the determination the "creator" put into your new '47. I'm a bit partial to that year and appreciate the way they drive and handle. Looks like your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Ford Coupes Run West Coast SI NZ.

Love the pics.,Phil, especially the engine shots!!!

Thanks for posting and looks like you had a fun trip!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,245
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Newest Acquisition --- 1934 Station Wagon

There's really nothing quite like finally finding and buying "the Ford of your dreams'!!! And, as noted above, looks like your new woodie is in fine company!!!

Your will enjoy!!:):)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,082
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: My car is shocking is yours?

Gary, around our farm in southern N.J., the fuel trucks had a chain that dragged along the roadway. Sparks would fly. I had to install one on my tricycle at the time, just to be safe!!!:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,507
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: 1948 Super Deluxe Ignition (?) Woes

Al, not sure if it's been mentioned above, but I found my '47 liked solid core ignition wires a lot better than the suppression ones, but I'm still 6 volts positive ground. Even with my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: 1947 Ford frame question

Ron, as you can see from my Avatar, I'm partial to '47 coupes. Do you have no interest in restoring it as a coupe? It would be a lot more valuable and perhaps you could parlay it into that truck...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 582
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: 46 Convertible Top Hydro Electric Schematic

I second rotorwrench's advice above. When I got my '47, the top mechanism was shot. Originally, brake fluid was the hydraulic fluid that Ford used and it had turned into a "solid" in my system. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,000
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: 6 volt electric motor repair

As supereal notes above C&G sells a replacement 6 volt that I used in my '47. I had to cut the shaft a bit, but otherwise it was a direct replacement for the original. Works really well. Not sure...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Removing valves from a 59A

My experience was like yours and possibly many others.....original valves and guides in there for 70 years!!! The tools I rented from Mac VP, however, got me to the finish line....most of them...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Anything less than a foot is a dusting.

Gregg, let us not forget June, July, and August.....110* in the "old pueblo" Let's see, could that stumble in my flathead be vapor lock???:cool::D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: 4 carb intake

This could be the subject of a new Geico "I got more" commercial. First it was the western silver belt buckle, then it was (is) Christmas lights, and now a '39 Ford coupe, sans the hood, and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,668
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Speaking of boats.....

Gary, yes you do need something to pull those wonderful Dungeness crabs from your neighborhood stash!! Could be an application for one of those "spare" blocks you picked up recently!!:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Attention bubba

Lawson, as my neighbor Chap above said, you will get your distributors done and you will be very happy with the results....albeit longer than you may have liked. I think Jim gets swamped from time...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Mart's gone video mad. 41 PU running again.

Mart, thought the photography was great....liked the angle of your shot so we could see what you were doing. Have now mastered the art of installing the crab so the tang is in the right place, but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Bedwood in the tonner

Gary, you do beautiful work....especially with wood!!! By the way, that's a beautiful shot of Puget Sound in the background!!! Would never tire of that view!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Managing overspray

Thanks for sharing that. I used to have a yellow tinted concrete garage floor that I finally fixed with muriatic acid and grey floor paint!!!:eek:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,349
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: 34 Running Rich - Holley 94/Vacuum Leak

db, nice piece of "trouble shooting" work and congratulations on locating your problem. Please let us know how she runs once you get everything back together. And......careful when you bolt down...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,119
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: My 1932 Ford Roadster V12 on the cover of Hemmings !

Frenchy, she is a beaut!!! Can't wait to see what you do with your current "belly tank" creation......powder coating in the future????:D:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Boiled Over In Winter.

Ralph, right up your alley, had a John Deere B tractor once that had lever operated shutters in front of the radiator.....at least I think I remember it being that way!!:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Boiled Over In Winter.

Ralph, love your pictures!!! That's a beautiful winter sunset or is it a sunrise??!!! Does that hay bale stay out all winter??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Seat rebuild

your first post shows the drivers side collapsed?? I'd start there. I brazed the broken ones on mine, being careful not to set anything on fire!!! Turned out as good as new....thankfully.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Husky with V8 60

Graeme, that one is almost too beautiful to have a hood!!:D Thanks for sharing the picture!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: '46 Vent Window Gear Replacement

Excellent information and thanks, too, for the source and your excellent pictures. Applies to our '47, so always interested!:)
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