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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By Kpar
Re: 33 Cowl Vent

I finally got the flap off but may need your help in fitting it back.
I got the rubber from 3rd Gen with a ridge. Is this where you got yours ?.
Keith
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2021, 04:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By Kpar
Re: 33 Cowl Vent

Kevin I had to unbolt the vent flap as previous builder used a heap of silicone to glue it down. There also seems to be different opinions on which way the ridge faces up or down ?.
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By Kpar
Re: 33 Cowl Vent

In central QLD it can happen anytime
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By Kpar
33 Cowl Vent

Got some wet feet on the last run so decided to check things out.
Cowl vent flap was always way below the cowl when closed.
Got a new rubber from 3 gen. Rubber a lot thicker.
Easy job I thought &...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By Kpar
Re: Any of these Fords ?.

Would these Fords & Chev trucks had been imported to Aust or assembled over here ?.
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By Kpar
Any of these Fords ?.

Back in the 40/50's my grandad had a small sawmill these are some photos of trucks he used to cart logs. On #3 photo you will see the truck on a fair lean this was on purpose so when the chain clamp...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By Kpar
Re: 33/34 side mirror brackets

I just made up a bracket to clip under the inner door edge with a couple of short screws at the top. Drill a hole at top of bracket for mirror arm. All done with window garnish off. Use a length of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,379
Posted By Kpar
Re: Electric steering

Install a Flathead Steering Box. It's easy to park and looks original.
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 04:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,925
Posted By Kpar
Re: Hard to start when hot

I had the same issue with my 33 tried everything no luck.
If I opened the throttle a bit it would fire up a bit rich though.
I lowered the float (single Carby) below what was recommended by 1mm....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By Kpar
Windscreen Leak

Took the 33 out for a run on the weekend, all good until we ran into a downpour for about 10 miles. It's never leaked before?. Made sure vent & wind-out were closed and all OK.
Reading up on some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,743
Posted By Kpar
Re: Where to buy 21 stud repro alu heads

They are available in Aust. I got mine from a chap in Melbourne, I think.
Mate Lawrie Kyte would probably have his contact info.
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 12:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,001
Posted By Kpar
Re: 33 vacuum wipers

Thanks Will,
Have sent him an E-mail
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,001
Posted By Kpar
Re: 33 vacuum wipers

Tried a test run this morning no go.
Dismantled motor and found this. Maybe I broke it with my shakes or it was already broken.
I was going to try and make one on my mill but a bit small for my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 04:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,001
Posted By Kpar
Re: 33 vacuum wipers

Yes Kevin , I have stripped the motor, it took some soaking to get the paddle out. I've cleaned it up and will do a bench test tomorrow. I have good vacuum from the hose so we'll see how things go....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,001
Posted By Kpar
33 vacuum wipers

Had the 33 for a few years now and I've always relied on rainex as the wipers never worked. Decided to check things out.
Motor is Trico KSB 416-2. The only listing I've seen is for a 1940-47. Is it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By Kpar
Re: Starter Drive

Thanks all, It's just that I've read a few posts on problems installing starters with repo drives on them.
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By Kpar
Re: Starter Drive

Hi Kevin, No problems with the one on the 33, just setting up a spare & hopefully never needing it. Got to do it now while I'm still capable
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By Kpar
Starter Drive

Has any Barner used the B-11350-US Starter Drive.
If so any issues ?.
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2020, 12:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,063
Posted By Kpar
Re: Accelerator foot rest

Clem, did you get my E-mail regarding the shocks ?.
Keith
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,243
Posted By Kpar
Re: 34 tool storage?

I got my toolbox for my 33 made locally from a mates original.
Wouldn't be with out it.
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 10-05-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 277
Posted By Kpar
33-34 front shocks

Front shocks 33 or 34 consider any condition.
Must be in Australia
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By Kpar
Re: 33 Front Tube Shocks

Thanks Stan, will make contact.
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By Kpar
33 Front Tube Shocks

Any one fitted tube shock kits to the front of a 33 lately, if so where did you get them ?
C& G don't seem to list them anymore.
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,144
Posted By Kpar
Re: 6 Volt Flasher

Thanks Kevin, Will try again to send you a PM
Keith
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 03:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,144
Posted By Kpar
Re: 6 Volt Flasher

Thanks Kevin. Bolts & nuts ok Electrics poo.
Attached is a photo of what I think was the connection.
Your advice.
Keith
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