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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 495
Posted By flatford8
Re: Swap a 59ab flathead on my 49 shoebox

I think the biggest problem would be the clutch linkage because the bell housings are different.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By flatford8
Re: installing radiator bottom hoses

I did mine on my ‘50 by unbolting the radiator and sliding the hose on as I lowered the radiator ...... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 810
Posted By flatford8
Re: 3 blades verses 6

I’ve been looking for an “at speed” vibration in my ‘50 Fordor. It had a 6-blade flex fan on it. I swapped it out for a 3-blade stock fan and noticed no over heating issues and it was quieter than...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By flatford8
Re: Been on the back page

Ahhh.....I get it now....the cover is like a hip roof!!....I thought you meant it had a shape to the bottom that sat over the peak in the roof. When you said it left room for the crank...I figured...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By flatford8
Re: Been on the back page

I’ve shingled plenty of hip roofs, but I never new there was a special tool box for them...Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By flatford8
Re: Flathead Friday. Crusty Flatty Pt8: Bolts, Bores and a Buma!

Great video once again Mart!....sorry to hear your not feeling well.....I have a very similar block, cylinder condition an all. I haven’t tried pulling the pistons yet. I believe mine is a pre-war...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By flatford8
Re: Been on the back page

Nice!!!!!......close to hundred years old and still workin’ !!.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-18-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,141
Posted By flatford8
Re: Rust remover

A guy I work with just got burned off an ad on F-B. Paid for a whole kit of cordless tools, thought about it after the purchase and called his bank. Yup, total scam......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,232
Posted By flatford8
Re: Middle of winter

This is the “warmest “ one I got.... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,988
Posted By flatford8
Re: 215 85 16s

I worked at a garage on the Maine Turnpike from ‘74 - ‘82. When a car came in with radials in the late ‘70’s it was a big deal!...everybody that changed tires came out of the garage area to look at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 883
Posted By flatford8
Re: Lifter & Spring Questions

I think Russ means hollow as not solid... Ron means solid as non- adjustable... or maybe I just confused everybody.... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,988
Posted By flatford8
Re: 215 85 16s

bought a '65 HD 3/4 ton ......several trips in the RV over 18+months......had the tire dealer install 10ply “radial” tires....??????
Radials???......in the late 60’s???......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,687
Posted By flatford8
Re: OT 8BA to Jeep

There was an episode of “My Classic Car” a while ago and a young man put a Flathead in a first gen Bronco. I think he was in Canada......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,785
Posted By flatford8
Re: Conversation with a WWII Veteran

Well said!!.....I feel the same.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 483
Posted By flatford8
Re: 50 Car Steering Idler Arm?

I’ve read about this issue a few times. Definitely worth checking on these cars...Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,785
Posted By flatford8
Re: Conversation with a WWII Veteran

My dad served thru-out the war. He was in Africa and parts of Europe but he wouldn’t talk about it much.....at a young age I learned not to ask.... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,078
Posted By flatford8
Re: wiring harness choices

If you go to the link in post #11, you’ll see their dealer list. I was surprised at some of them, ...... thought they made their own.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 483
Posted By flatford8
Re: 50 Car Steering Idler Arm?

Tub....I bought the kit for my ‘51 Tudor because everything needed to be replaced anyway.....but I don’t have it on the road yet....my ‘50 Fordor is stock and I have no issues driving that at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 483
Posted By flatford8
Re: 50 Car Steering Idler Arm?

I believe that is a weak point. Check Shoebox-Central. They have replacement bushings and may be able to offer some advice....... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By flatford8
Re: What is the gross vehicle weight of 1941 Ford pickup

Yup....same here.. that’s how we’ll be spending our free time for the next few months.... take care....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By flatford8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 532
Posted By flatford8
Re: Differences in 35 and 36 Ford Pick-up

I have a complete truck in ‘37 sheet metal....’38 car frame....motor/trans -rear end from a ‘37 car...’40 front end....patching the ‘37 cab with pieces from 35 & 36...this ain’t no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 532
Posted By flatford8
Re: Differences in 35 and 36 Ford Pick-up

Thanks!....I have parts and pieces of 35-37....hope to put a ‘37 together with what I have....I like 35-36 better but I ended up finding more 37 stuff so that’s what it’s gonna be...Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 532
Posted By flatford8
Re: Differences in 35 and 36 Ford Pick-up

Robert.....can you post the link to that site you found?....thanks,...Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 532
Posted By flatford8
Re: Differences in 35 and 36 Ford Pick-up

I think the doors are the same...... ‘35 has a sharp crease by the bottom of the windshield post .... not sure about fenders..... Mark
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