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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,907
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Re: Cartouche / Macs experience?

A man, a plan, a canal – Panama!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
'32 V8 cast aluminum oil pan

I have a late '32 V8 cast aluminum oil pan. Without the steel swash plates pan.


Help with dimensions or photos would be appreciated.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Re: Help removing a stuck woodruff key.

Do not use a grinder!
Any tapping or pounding processes will not harm the surfaces.
grinding will!
be patient.
you will sucked.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,513
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Re: LeBaron Bonney

so. now do we go to Mac's because LB is just like Mac's?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-18-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Re: Chrome Prices

We are now dealing with stuff that kill us we didn't know about it that then.


Think about bacteria in the 1920's.


The small amount that we introduce into the atmosphere is no big deal.

...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,307
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Re: Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor was a result of US earlier actions.


So was 10-11.


While the results were catastrophic,


Are we sackling for it?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,307
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Re: Pearl Harbor

My father's bother became a swabbie (like that?) in 1937. I think. No references available.


Served on fleet tugs and there stuff.


A CFC for most of the war in Mississippi (USS BB41).

...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,307
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Re: My Pearl Harbor day Car show setup

How do you death of thousands for your "dYS"?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Re: GHWB trainer at the Pacific Avation museum

Odd notes


I think his first carrier landings were on the Wolverine or the Sable in Lake Michigan.


Picked up by a sub after being shot down.


No bone spurs on this guy!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 488
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Smile 32 5-window collector

Does the name "Gary Collie" ring a bell?


Met him in 1989. Had a barn full of 32 stuff.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Re: 1932 headlight socket same as 1933-34 socket?

Yup.
Have the same problem.
Interestingly, I think (Davidg?) that the sockets riveted into the headlight bodies are the same between late 30 and 32.
Is there some way to shim them so they don't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Talking Moving rear window parts

Trying to get my '32 5 window up


Need channels for the moving rear window.


On-lines prices are awesome - Can get parts channels for two doors for less than for one window. Why? It's all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Re: 1932 front drum left hand studs

From an engineering point of view, left-hand threads make a great deal of sense in certain applications. Anyone who has a table saw deals with left hand threads. In building an automobile, it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,283
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Re: Back Order Bob at it again...

The two labels are two different eras. The GGs are 1905 to 1925 and the SGs are 1925 to 1945. The boomers, as you note, were 1945 to 1965. And, by the way, have you noticed the exploding number of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,283
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Re: Back Order Bob at it again...

A buck is a buck
All of us want to get the most for the least.
But now it is a world-wide economy.
And anybody who doesn't (or refuses to ) recognize that is in living in his(her) world.
Once...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 198
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Angry Rumble latch refit

Where do I find a rumble lid handle for a '32 that kinda works? I have bought several and returned them because instead of a square shaft the right size turned down and then threaded they seem to be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Re: Quarter Window Trim

DavidG.


Received the Carpenter parts yesterday. While not exactly identical to the originals, they are well made and fit perfectly. Thank you for the lead.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Re: Quarter Window Trim

Thanks, DavidG. Pic in the catalogue looks good. Ordered a pair. Fingers crossed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Question Quarter Window Trim

I have original 5 window 32 quarter window trim rubber. It is usable, but extremely brittle. I ordered replacement stuff many years ago from ???



It doesn't match any dimension or shape...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,654
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Re: Pertronix distributer kit

Try a bottle of Lagavulin instead. Not as high test, but better tasting.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Re: Water pump query

Reproduction castings:


If you make a mold for an iron casting part from an original part you will loose at least 3% of the dimensions, maybe even more, depending on direction of the flow. And...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Re: 32 Tudor Sedan Door Sill Scuff Plates??

DavidG


What will we '32s do when you join Henry?


Happy Father's Day.

Assuming you have some offspring. And if you don't have biological children, we honor you for your fatherly ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,765
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Re: One of those, used to be, 20 minute jobs

So, here is a project story.


I have been fussing with my old Ford and have determined that the fuel pump push-rod has worn down and is now too short for providing sufficient stroke to keep...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,400
Posted By Bubsyouruncle
Re: gas today versus parts from yesterday

Gasoline is now so much better than it was when our old girls were built. . .



Except for the alcohol.


I suspect that many of the "problems" that we are now having with our engines are a...
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