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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By meric42
Re: Distrubitor calibration

Send it to Bubba

http://www.bubbasignition.com/

He's the best :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,069
Posted By meric42
Re: Australian 1934 Ford Coupe Ute plus Video

I find it a little disappointing that, in the video clip, the commentator says that it has been restored. It's a hot rod, not a restored car so be honest and call it that. From what I can see the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By meric42
Re: Torque

I'm with Tinker, 180 then align to the next cotter pin slot
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 934
Posted By meric42
Re: Conversion to 6 volt, positive ground, LED headlights

We'll be in the USA (Las Vegas & Tulsa at least) next April for Viva Las Vegas and a friends daughters wedding but still cant buy from these guys and get them delivered in the US from here in NZ.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 934
Posted By meric42
Re: Conversion to 6 volt, positive ground, LED headlights

You should be working for the NZ Tourism Board
:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 934
Posted By meric42
Re: Conversion to 6 volt, positive ground, LED headlights

In the last two days I tried twice to order LED bulbs from them and both times they have refunded my PayPal payment without telling me why??? I have emailed them to ask why but no reply as yet :(
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,612
Posted By meric42
Re: Junk yards of the '40s '50s

This one?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtJa8F7NmcI&t=369s
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,017
Posted By meric42
Re: Intermittent sticking valve

Where can one buy these guides and seals?
Forum: Late V8 09-09-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By meric42
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By meric42
Re: Tie Rod End Removal

here's what I use
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By meric42
Re: heater wiring

Here are the 1945 instructions, see the paragraph on switch connections. It tells you to connect to the red and black wire on the fuse block so the heater will only go when ignition is on. If you...
Forum: Late V8 08-25-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By meric42
312 Crank core

I need a 312 Crank preferably with standard rod journals as I want to offset grind it.

Thanks, Meric Hoffman.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,101
Posted By meric42
Re: Roy Nacewicz's business, and it's future

Great job Michael, I look forward to supporting you in this new venture and keenly anticipate the grand opening in October. Cheers, Meric Hoffman, (NZ)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,264
Posted By meric42
Re: Servex Distributor Timing Fixture

Here you go Phil, I have the same fixture and this is what I use, works great :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By meric42
Re: Replacement Ignition Key

Any good locksmith should be able to cut a new key from that code
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By meric42
Re: '46 Business Coupe Package Tray

I will get to the coupe and take soon pic's as soon as I can for you. Mine has an old seat cover protecting it so you may not see a lot of the original upholstery but '41 is quite different in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By meric42
Re: '46 Business Coupe Package Tray

Here's a picture of my '41 Business Coupe tray. I can take some more pictures and measurements for you if needed but won't be for a week or so as it is currently stored at my fiance's mothers...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By meric42
Re: '48 Ford horn-missing!

Your horn wire should look like this one listed on eBay
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By meric42
Re: 8 volt question

The short answer is yes, the electrical gauges are designed to operate on 6 volts not 8. Why are you considering an 8 volt battery? There is really no need to use an 8 volt battery. It will cause...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By meric42
Re: Any one know what year this tail light bracket is from

Looks the same as my '42 Sedan Delivery brackets so I'm betting "42 - '48 S/D as well.

Pictures attached of an Air Force SD and my black SD purchased from Pasadena in 2015
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,088
Posted By meric42
Re: stuck rear hub help

This was what I found on one of the hubs on my '41. I distorted an aftermarket puller trying to get it off. finally got it to break free by locking up the brakes and working between first and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
Posted By meric42
Re: 12 volt head lights

I have fitted high power 6 Volt Halogen Semi-sealed headlights to my '41 Coupe and so have fitted a 6 volt, period correct relay to the headlight circuit. I now have headlights operating on 6 volts...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By meric42
Re: Heater switch assembly

I think the other controls the fresh air flow from the snorkel. :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By meric42
Re: Heater switch assembly

That bracket is for the fresh air heater, that type has a snorkel that fits inside the hood to collect fresh air from in front of the radiator. The bracket you need only has two holes, 1 for the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By meric42
Re: Steering wheel redone

This guy is the best but not cheap, good and cheap are mutually exclusive :)

https://www.rimblowrestorations.co.nz/
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