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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By cas3
Re: advertising to sell, but doesn't seem to want to sell????

two weeks ago i sent a pm to two different folks on the hamb adds, one had no price, the other said make offer. one i asked the price, the other i made an offer...no response yet from either !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By cas3
Re: '32 steering box questions ?

some folks also silver solder the end of the brass tube mentioned, where it is crimped on to the end plate for a complete seal
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By cas3
Re: 1934-35 front hub/drum source?

a lot depends on what you are trying to do. nobody is remaking the 32-5 drums, so you have to hunt down good originals to stay in that game. if you are running ford wire wheels they need support,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By cas3
Re: 60 Years With The Merc

i think the merc has had a happy life. not many get life long care, best wishes ralph, long live the mighty merc!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By cas3
Re: 34 coupe seat info please

hi ted, no patterns yet, i may just "wing it" . i plan to just use plywood, but i see in the photos of the real deal it has about a 1/4" routered edge around the sides and front, and i wonder why? i...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By cas3
Re: 34 coupe seat info please

thanks ted, yes i believe all the floors are the same, but seat pans are model specific
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By cas3
Re: 34 coupe seat info please

if you have time to look for it i would be excited to buy it, copy it, see it here or what ever you wish!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By cas3
Re: 34 coupe seat info please

thanks jerry, yes i have seen that thread, its from 2011 and the guy was overwhelmed with requests for patterns and at some point in the thread it seems he does try to emphasize that he is not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 482
Posted By cas3
Re: 8CM or EAB cam for 260" Merc?

have you seen this? https://www.tildentechnologies.com/Cams/FlatheadPerformance.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By cas3
Re: 34 coupe seat info please

while its hard to argue with the knowledgeable flathead ted, i am having issues, the numbers dont add up! see my photo with the springs sitting on the plywood. there i have drawn in pencil the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By cas3
Re: 34 coupe seat info please

thank you ted, i am off to buy a new saw blade next
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By cas3
34 coupe seat info please

the 5 gallon bucket is getting uncomfortable so i am in the planning stage of a real seat. i have a good base, made a new back already, have good sides for a pattern, and have a good original spring...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By cas3
Re: 35 transmission

reverse order i believe terry :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,464
Posted By cas3
Re: Hershey experience

when you see the vendors table all covered up its not because they are still sleeping, they are out shopping. early bird gets the worm, and many times the worm was just bought that morning, then...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By cas3
Re: Symptoms of worn out sector shaft?

king pins too tight will also cause it to not re-center itself after turning
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,266
Posted By cas3
Re: Seat Belts ?

one of the things i like most about playing with old cars is that i dont have to mess with seat belts. no buzzer, no thing rubbing on my neck, i love it. but... i do not drive on many freeways, and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By cas3
Re: 1943 Ford 4 spd truck tranmission- part ID

parts diagram shows it to be on the back side of the rear bearing, so outside the case, and in between the u joint and bearing. never seen one
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By cas3
Re: starter or solenoid problem.

yup, i like it too, except i usually use a pliers handles and touch both terminals
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By cas3
Re: rear signal lights.

yeah, use the existing lights what ever it takes. i personally hate when folks use plastic hardware store lights on old cars. ugly-no taste. more common on A's & T's, but old cowl lights are not rare...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By cas3
Re: #4 Piston Removal

i drove an old 77 white truck for ten years with a knock that had been going on for years before i got in it, thought to be a wrist pin. cummins 250 diesel, probably 100k miles of knocking and still...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By cas3
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By cas3
Re: Steering box/shaft removal procedure.

you can not leave the drop and tube in place, it all needs to be loose to get the sector out of the frame. read andys post again
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By cas3
Re: not a Ford flathead but from that era

she's a beauty! thats what i do for a living
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By cas3
Re: Reconstructing History

in minnesota, if a vehicle has not been licensed in 7 years it gets dumped out of the system. so even if you own it, you must have some papers on it or you dont show up in the computer. i would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 750
Posted By cas3
Re: Trying to save a "raised deck" v-8 !!!!!!! UPDATED!!

you should be keeping track of the bearing placement, they may be reusable.
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