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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 649
Posted By cas3
Re: I guess its time ???

best wishes to you and family jim, thanks for all the help you have provided for us dumb bells here on the barn. get yourself fixed up and take care
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,894
Posted By cas3
Re: What in Tarnation?

i would think the 3/8 hole is a restriction, but if you have your pressure gauge further down the line you will see what the motor is getting for pressure, but is the volume still there? i am on my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By cas3
Re: 32-34 4 cylinder motor.

here on the frozen plains we have the "flat hill climb" in northern iowa. its mostly A's and T's on a paved airstrip. one year the local cop ran the course, and while his top speed was greater, the 4...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,894
Posted By cas3
Re: What in Tarnation?

those Hercules conversions were popular with the US army, after the war many of the big cubic in gassers were swapped out. not good for the collectors today as parts can be a nightmare. keep up the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 769
Posted By cas3
Re: Maiden voyage accomplished!

great lookin car, a 40 coupe ranks quite high on my list
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By cas3
Re: 33-34 dash light bracket?

my coupe had holes on each side. they looked like they had never been used, not likely, but i found that an 8-32 tap went in quite nicely,and thats the plan for now
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 569
Posted By cas3
Re: Blast media

i cant imagine 50lbs doing anything! i stop blasting when the compressor come on at 110 or so. glass beads, dusty as hell
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By cas3
Re: 33-34 dash light bracket?

well thank you terry for your effort, sadly patience is not one of my strong points, so proceeded ahead with the open car copy. here's my version, a good reminder to buy one from bill and not me! it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By cas3
Re: 33-34 dash light bracket?

thanks, i've seen that, another beautiful part made by mr monzo but he states that is for open cars only. so, the closed car unit is similar? i have a bulb holder from a later ford that is crimped to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By cas3
33-34 dash light bracket?

all my searching brings up nothing. no pics, no new part, no discussion. i need to make one, not a big deal but it would be fun to see the actual part just for guidance. any one have a pic on hand? i...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,163
Posted By cas3
Re: Drake Sale:

seems to have flat out quit making some of his better stuff too
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By cas3
Re: Gear Shift Lever

correct, 1&3 hit the seat, so my thought is to measure clearance to the dash so as to get it off the seat. since its in a non stock use, the swoopy lever may not work period, however i would start by...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By cas3
Re: Gear Shift Lever

i would...determine how far forward you want it by measuring from the dash in 2nd or reverse, then clamp it in the vise , lay a carpenters square on top of the vise and mark with tape at the edge of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By cas3
Re: Gear Shift Lever

33-34 lever is what you want
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By cas3
Re: French Flathead Blocks

thats one heck of a gal!
Forum: Early V8 02-11-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 64
Posted By cas3
wanted half decent pair of 34 outside door handles

i'd like some original handles instead of the repros. need not be perfect, just not bent up and falling apart. a pair of the good ones drake used to make would do also thanks, skip, 612 919 2208 ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By cas3
Re: French Flathead Blocks

that would mean they are close to being out, so raise the price to squeeze a out few more nickles.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,192
Posted By cas3
Re: So much for Irish Spring and Dryer Sheets.....

you just need to train them a bit, then its not so bad having them around.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIc-Eeh7IUY
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 662
Posted By cas3
Re: Need some bolts

mcmaster carr is a great place to shop. parts arrive in 2-3 days. https://www.mcmaster.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,605
Posted By cas3
Re: Marmon Herrington info and snogo

that worked out good! there is a complete snogo on mpls craigslist now
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,487
Posted By cas3
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By cas3
Re: 46 Ford heater

i have used just a common ballast resistor to drop the 12 volts down to run a 6v heater. cheap, worked fine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2020, 12:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By cas3
Re: Otis the drunk got a car

i tried to watch it on youtube and could only find a listing that wants a buck 95 to watch it. anyone got a better link?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By cas3
Re: Early speedometer with later transmission

really, in the whole history of automobiles, there are only a few variants in speedo cables. this is one case where the industry sort of set up some "standards". i have no idea what a bullet gear is,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,192
Posted By cas3
Re: So much for Irish Spring and Dryer Sheets.....

my house cat is a mass murderer. he thinks its his job, goes out to go to work just like the rest of us. sleeps on the roofs of cars between working, then home after work exhausted from the hard day...
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