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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 03:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,307
Re: NGK Plugs

B6L in mine

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2020, 03:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,514
Re: Military flathead engines

Here we go!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jV9j5gQWYjk

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,514
Re: Military flathead engines

I have a 99 block that is factory relieved and has a big boss with extra oil line holes where the oil sender srews in.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 01:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Re: What else fits the horns???

Got the same horns in my car but a previous owner has welded then to the bracket. As said the grommets are easily obtained . I got some for my last v8 but the things still moved around so I got a big...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,127
Re: '32 woodie - holes in cowl

Down here in NZ back in the day, no self respecting "Bodgie" would be without one of those 12 foot aerials on his old V8 or Mark 1 Ford Zephyr.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Re: GREAT battery charger recommendation

I have 2 of these one in 6v and one in 12. I've raised 3 batteries from the dead and these things maintain them.

https://www.batterysaver.com/

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Re: C69A block

I have a Canadian 99A block stashed at my sisters place under a tarp. Before I covered it I loaded it with marine grease

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 01:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Re: C69A block

Had one in my previous 47 cpe. they are good blocks.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,290
Re: movie star

I had a 1961 Hillman Minx they wanted to hire for an advertisement a few years back but I turned them down. You see I had car friend who had the 39 barrel nose in this advert that screened on NZ TV...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Neat Merc M1 truck

Go to 27.28 to have a looky in this youtube clip

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmkKJDUB5RA&list=PL3naAFlKUN6ch8jaT92XqbsNxUNW5RqNH&index=16

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Re: New V8 Owner, 1936 Tudor Touring Deluxe

Love it! When I was young, a bloke next had a 36 trunk 4 door in grey..a very handsome car even in 4 door. I drooled over that car and it was partly his influence that got me into flat heads. Yes I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 02:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
ridgy didgy 41 Merc Business cpe

Go to 23.15 in this Youtube video to see a really neat old 41 Merc Business Cpe from north of the US border.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dX8pL5305c

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2020, 03:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,873
Re: off topic barnfind

I saw that Mozzy fly over my work in Lower Hutt on its way to that Masterton airshow. I may never get to see one again. I remember an article in the paper saying that it had been restored in Blenheim...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Re: 48 Ford window regulators

Flathead 48 is dead right. Been through that when building my car from parts.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 742
Re: Another turn signal question...need advice from electrical guru

Yes I'm running duel filliment in my 48 park lights. 6v I think I got them from G&G along with related pigtails and bulblhoder that just slotted in as a replacement. I had a 46 previously, I think...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 975
Re: Mercury Block - Is it Too Far Gone?

Yes the "99" marking is there near the front of the block, I forget what side but it is just down from the intake plane. Could the Canadian ones have been used in Bren gun carriers, we had a few of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 975
Re: Mercury Block - Is it Too Far Gone?

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39 was the "war years" where I come from. I have a relieved 99A block which I believe is Canadian I filled with grease many years ago which is sitting under a tarp at my sisters place -...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,504
Re: 1947 Ford Super Deluxe options

Kyle reading all the posts here, you say you think you have "some mechanical ability"....well I don't doubt that reading your profile, you could make an old Ford fly if you re-powered it with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
A little off topic but interesting old bus.

Just read this article on our "Stuff" media site. Not a Ford but I suspect it is an International? Not familiar with this story but Alaskan Barner's probably are.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,006
Re: Can this be saved?

Mart is from the UK and posts here and did a You-tube series on rebuilding his "crusty" knackered/seized flathead. Shows from getting it stripped down to the point where he could run it in his 34...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,006
Re: Can this be saved?

Betcha Mart could save that motor:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 830
Re: OT June 6

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Kevin if you ever get the chance Over-Lord Tours operating out of Bayeux are outstanding and only 120 Euro for a full day. I spent a month in UK visiting my daughter in London and thought while...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,378
Re: Flathead FAQs

Easy in my opinion flathead 21 or 24 stud or V8 60 (rather than 17 stud)

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 830
Re: OT June 6

The plate on my Mustang remembers. Also I visited Utah and Omaha beaches in October last year.

GB
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