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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By flatford8
Re: Saving The 1939 Mercury Coupe From The Rust Lagoon

I like Irontrap Garages videos too.. That’s a talented young man right there.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By flatford8
Re: Shoe Box Central

Add me as a happy customer......great people to deal with.....a lot of knowledge on 49-51 cars.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By flatford8
Re: Which pressure plate to order?

I got a 9 1/2” for a 8BA from Fort Wayne......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By flatford8
Re: Seized Flathead - is it worth it?

$550 for the whole vehicle or just the motor?.....What is the vehicle it’s in?.....Who pulls it out if it’s just the motor?.....I think $550 is a lot for not really knowing what your getting.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By flatford8
Re: 50 custom

If it does turn, have plenty of penetrant/ lube in the spark plug holes that has been mentioned. Make sure your getting compression on all cylinders to be sure of no stuck valves. If you get to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By flatford8
Re: At the local show

It’s pretty but a little to over the top for me......is that a red ‘37 in the background?.....I like the green pickup !!.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By flatford8
Re: Curious question about water pumps

I’ll send you one. PM me your address..... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By flatford8
Re: Rack & Pinion Steering for 1947 Ford

Driving it up on trailer must have been fun!!!.... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 781
Posted By flatford8
Re: I love this!

That guy has a lot of spare time!!!!...Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 525
Posted By flatford8
Re: Ford 1 1/2 tonne restorations

Nice work!!!.....are you using an 8BA fan?....where/how does the alternator mount?....does the serpentine belt clear the bottom of the distributor?......that’s gonna be a pretty truck!!...as has been...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,918
Posted By flatford8
Re: Bat piss

I read this two days ago and Im still laughing..... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,564
Posted By flatford8
Re: How would you fix severly pitted crossmember metal?

“unless some guy has your hood up and his face down next to the frame, at which point i would kick him in the butt and close the hood“
Haha....I love this answer!!....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,007
Posted By flatford8
Re: radio repair?

I used Classic Auto Electric for my ‘50 clock. I was very pleased with his work, communication and his fee was exactly what he quoted. I wouldn’t hesitate to use him again.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,049
Posted By flatford8
Re: Walt dupont

I heard that story.... you made a circle around the lawn and when you got back you asked....” Anybody get my time on that lap?”.....LOL.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 07-18-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By flatford8
1936 Dump Truck

‘36 1 1/2 ton parts. Dump body is awesome. fenders are rough, inners are good. Good running boards. Frame, hubs and axles are good. Trans still has PTO on it. Wheels are gone and motor has been stuck...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,195
Posted By flatford8
Re: Future V-8er??

Putting parts in the bike basket for her to bring to another location is priceless!!..... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,906
Posted By flatford8
Re: Brakes

Have you adjusted the brakes, having a slight drag. I didn’t see in your post that you did.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,415
Posted By flatford8
Re: What have I done?!

Good for you on the attempt to make it go again!!!!.....Love Shoeboxes!!!...Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,642
Posted By flatford8
Re: 8BA block concern

My ‘50 drips moisture from the exhaust frequently. If your not losing coolant and it doesn’t feel like antifreeze, I would think it’s just moisture...... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By flatford8
Re: 50 Ford 8ba spark plug fouling problem

I use Autolite 216 in a stock 50 and have had two where the electrode pulled right out of the plug. I agree with the other posters that think you have another problem to cause fouling. Plugs wont...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By flatford8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,621
Posted By flatford8
Re: 59AB Cooling System Advice Needed from the Experts (not an overheating issue)

Not sure if this has anything to do with your problem. Is the coolant recovery tank blocking air flow through the top corner of the radiator?.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2019, 04:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1951 Ford 4dr

Are you about that being a ‘51?. The rear spring hangers are different. ‘51’s have a rounded piece of flat steel and mount the upper spring hanger in it, rather than through the frame like a ‘50. Or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By flatford8
Re: Road Rebel

Great tribute to someone who was there when it all started......Good for you!!!.....some pics when your done???....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1951 Ford 4dr

There were running changes/improvements on the ‘49-‘51 cars. I think things were pretty much sorted out with the ‘51’s. I will get pics of the parts I have to you on Sunday.
Work has been crazy...
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