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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By dave collette
Re: 6 volt battery, who has the best?

Why not use the optima ? I have used optima 6 volts for years.Always turn the motor very strong. They last a long time and no maintenance. I have one in my 1946 Ford for 10 years. I would use...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By dave collette
Re: 1938 Temperature Gauge

I have a temperature gauge NOS in box. $200 free shipping USA
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 800
Posted By dave collette
Re: Opinion please

I have always loved the 1937 Coupe. A sexy car that Edsel Ford helped design. Art deco influenced design features.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,350
Posted By dave collette
Re: A little eye surgery

Hi Charley, I pray you have complete recovery.Hope to see you in Canfield in the spring. Dave Collette
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By dave collette
Re: 1934 ford correct foglights

Ford did not offer fog lights till 1937. If you are purist do not put fog lights on. Dave Collette
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By dave collette
Re: 40 Pickup Hood Release

The pickup and car hoods and trim handle are different.Sorry to tell you that. I restored my pickup about 8 years ago when you could by reproduction.Advertise on the Barn .You would be surprised what...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,082
Posted By dave collette
Re: Mack hills bed for a 34

I bought bed floor for my 1940 pickup from them.I was impressed with the quality of the product and the great help in letting me know how to pickup the bottom at there site.They are super to deal...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By dave collette
Re: 1936 Ford Roadster Wind Wing Installation

when i restored my car years ago i had the same problem. I talked to my friend Carl Strutts ( now departed)who had many several roadsters and phaetons. He said that all his cars had the glass...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By dave collette
Re: peotone swap meet

I agree, why take a risk like that.I had two good friends die from the covid virus.One got it from going to local gun show. The vaccines are coming soon. Better days ahead.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,889
Posted By dave collette
Re: Black single stage paint.

PPG concept is the blackest you will find.A little pricey but if you want a quality job this is the best by far. Easy to paint ,easy to repair and easy to spot in if you get a stone chip. It is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By dave collette
Re: 1935 Tudor Seat Mounting

Hi Tim.Sorry for the misinformation. David is correct there is no plywood.I had my 1946 on the lift yesterday and that made me think that should have the wood. No wood is correct. Sorry Dave Collette
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By dave collette
6 volt LED headlights

Has anybody had any success with 6 volt positive ground LED headlight conversion for 1935 to 1939 Ford cars ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By dave collette
Re: 1935 Tudor Seat Mounting

Hi Tim, I have a coupe and a roadster.Between floor pan and the frame is a plywood spacer.it is about half inch thick. There are no clips on the floor stiffener.Was probably added some time in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-14-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 985
Posted By dave collette
Re: Westach 6 volt tachometer

Installed on the column. Did not have to drill any holes. Very pleased with the appearance.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 985
Posted By dave collette
Westach 6 volt tachometer

Just installed a 6 volt positive ground tachometer in my 1948 Ford convertible.The car has Columbia 2 speed axle.The tach works beautiful and at 3000 rpm at runs 50 mph with 4:11 axle ratio.I then...
Forum: Early V8 12-03-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 96
Posted By dave collette
1947-1948 Horn Ring

Nice 1947-48 Ford Horn Ring. Not perfect, but very nice.
Dave Collette
Forum: Early V8 12-03-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 136
Posted By dave collette
N.O.S. Lincoln Clock

N.O.S. 1937-1938 Lincoln Clock. Never installed. Perfect condition. Might fit other years. Free shipping (USA)
Dave Collette
Forum: Early V8 12-03-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By dave collette
N.O.S. Wiper Motor

N.O.S. Trico Wiper Motor in box. 1941-1947 Ford. Tested on vacuum motor. Works perfectly. No disappointments.
Dave Collette
Forum: Early V8 12-02-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By dave collette
Forum: Early V8 12-02-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 263
Posted By dave collette
1939 N.O.S. Ford Temperature Gauge

Red fluid level is in correct position. Install and go.
Forum: Early V8 11-24-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 268
Posted By dave collette
35-36 LeBaron Bonney Rumble Seat Kit

1935-36 LeBaron Bonney Rumble Seat Kit. Purchased 15 years ago, never installed it. Still in original box. No disappointments.
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Forum: Early V8 11-21-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By dave collette
1938 Hood Ornament

For Sale - 1938 Hood Ornament in show condition. No scratches, no pits. Beautiful chrome.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,210
Posted By dave collette
Re: 46 Convertible top not working

I have restored a few of these cars.The system can be troublesome.The best thing you can do is remove the pump system and the valve under dash board.Send it to Hydroelectric in Punta Gorda Florida,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By dave collette
Re: 38/39 pickup seat dimensions

I have an original wooden seat base in good condition. If you are interested please let me know. Dave Collette
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By dave collette
Re: 35 roadster radio

Hi, There is no antenna per say. The actual wire wheel is the antenna. All you need is to purchase the cable kit from one of the suppliers. Maybe C+G ?
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