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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By slowforty
Re: 47 pickup second gear pops out

I have a 40 that did that and replaced the transmission with a nice rebuilt one. There was much improvement, But once in awhile it would still jump out of gear. So i asked my friend who did the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,233
Posted By slowforty
Re: Antique Insurance a little off Topic

I have had Grundy for about 30 years. I Had three Major claims without any issues. Imagine explaining to the agent how you backed into your Wifes' Buick.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 12:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By slowforty
Re: Installing 40 Rear And Driveshaft

DONT FORGET THE COVER FOR THE U-JOINT!
Dont ask me why!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,013
Posted By slowforty
Re: F-1 head gaskets

Consider getting a battery impact wrench. My kid uses a Milwaukee at work on Busses and has no issues removing the Lug nuts without a recharge. The infamous Harbor Freight guns are not bad for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 866
Posted By slowforty
Re: 34,000 mile 1946 Ford Truck for upcoming TV episode

My father was on a small town Volunteer Fire Department. As a kid I asked him why the 40 year old Fire truck only had 8000 miles on it. He said that it Never left town unless it went to a local...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,007
Posted By slowforty
Re: Open 1951 trunk without a key?

I used a magic marker on the key bank
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By slowforty
Re: Throttle and Choke Control Tension

snap type clothes pins work well. I use them for Cruse Control. I have a lanyard on them for quick disconnect
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,196
Posted By slowforty
Re: Old Ford Guys Stayin' Healthy

I dont know I dont ride on anything that wont stand up by itself after I get off of it,or walk away from it after it stops
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By slowforty
Re: Speedometer needle

Use the Speedometer App on your smart phone
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 716
Posted By slowforty
Re: 1932 Ford roadster size question.

It is interesting that in a lot of the movies from the 30s and 40s we see the actors entering the vehicles from the passenger side
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By slowforty
Re: To Air On the Safe Side

Use Helium for a Floating Ride
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,569
Posted By slowforty
Re: Fenton's or Red's or ??

if you have a relatively stock engine. stock manifolds will work just fine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2020, 01:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By slowforty
Re: Wiring in Turn signals ?

Make sure your turn signal bulbs are large enough to operate the relay
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,377
Posted By slowforty
Re: This distributor setup looks very cool

You forgot that they made the best product they could at the lowest price.
Henry II was pissed when he found out GM was making 49 Chevies for .25 cheaper than Fords' 49 Fords
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,034
Posted By slowforty
Re: Anyone catch it?

It is amazing the things he does not know that he should know. I am amazed at the things I have learned over the years by mistake. Like dont lean on the fender while grabbing a running engine spark...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,121
Posted By slowforty
Re: Any studebaker experts on here?

There is a fellow around my area who has a 1934 Nash Sedan it has Factory Naked Lady side mount mirrors to go with the Factory Naked Lady Hood Ornament.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,725
Posted By slowforty
Re: I am hiding in my garage from my wife

Use a Ford hubcap instead of a soup bowl for a pattern.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-10-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,358
Posted By slowforty
Re: What product best for white walls tires

the old stuff is great for cleaning shower stalls too
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,245
Posted By slowforty
Re: Dry Lakes Racing

Looks like it could have been Iskenderians car with a Maxi OHV conversion
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By slowforty
Off Topic But Worth A Look

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Akfd9xYMSs4
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,222
Posted By slowforty
Re: Header Suggestion

Unless you have a Highly modified engine the stock cast iron manifolds work well. This information come from an article by Don Francisco in a 1956 Hot Rod Magazine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By slowforty
Re: Anyone fitted a Bob Drake Rear Anti-Sway Bar kit?

The only issue I had was one of the sway bar grommets came out when i hit a particularly rough pothole here in Illinois.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By slowforty
Re: Anyone fitted a Bob Drake Rear Anti-Sway Bar kit?

Works well. Easily installed with proper tools and knowledge. Five hours later(no joke).
Seriously though it is a great improvement.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By slowforty
Re: Braake fluid

silicone should be purple in color
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,459
Posted By slowforty
Re: Dealing with the heirs on '32 parts ect.

On the other hand we never consider what happens if the spouse dies first. My wife died 8 years ago. I had to get used to having NO Supervision, and there is actually some extra Cash around. That...
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