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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: radial tires

I recently bought a set of DB tires. No miles on them yet. They are made in Thailand, if that matters. They look fine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Flathead Guru's...Question on installing the crankshaft sleeve

I used a Speedi-Sleeve with the one piece seal.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 511
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: oil pan modification

See my post above.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 511
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: oil pan modification

Maybe one of these with the right thread would work. Drain valve....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,070
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Radiator.... Mac's What say you?

I had a custom radiator made by Custom Auto Radiators and it is well made.
https://www.customautoradiator.com/index.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,534
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: What Gasoline that has NO ethanol in it?

Here is the pure-gas.org for Pa. https://www.pure-gas.org/index.jsp?stateprov=PA
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 949
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Noise at higher RPM?

Kinda sounds like spark knock to me.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Wheel stud replacement help: '42-'48 hubs & drums

Dick Spadaro supplied me with wheel studs (15 yrs ago). Don't remember where he got them. They replaced the swagged ones.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Dupont/Axalta Centari enamel paint

I liked Dupont Centari. Thought it was gone 10 yrs ago.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Frank Scheidt's 1937 brake video???

It's hard to figure where you're coming from. Should be worth more, then, thanks to the fantasy "reality" TV shows that wildly inflate antique car values and lead people to believe that deceased...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Moisture barrier

If you want more opinions, you can go to our sister forum The Garage Journal. Here is a sample for moisture barrier....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,042
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Rear end recommendations

Has to be 30 yrs ago, I put a 1970 Mustang rear in my '51 Merc with no overdrive. Drove it for years and never thought twice about my choice. Went in rather easily, from what I remember.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Paul Bradley Floor Pans

Seems you can't ask a question without getting prior approval.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-10-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,334
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: What product best for white walls tires

Instructions with my new Diamondback whitewalls. Do not use ANY bleach products. Recommended cleaners:Simple Green, 409 or Castro Super Clean. Use abrasive cleaning pad-220 wet/dry sand paper,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Vinyl top

Is this what you're looking for? https://www.topsonline.com/model/Landau_Vinyl_Tops/Ford/Ford_Crestliner_-_1950.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,780
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Mig wire type

Mig brazing (silcon- bronze) sounds interesting. I've seen the Tig brazing but not the Mig. Lower melting point than steel. Some of this video is hard to stay with, but worth watching....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,780
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Mig wire type

Scroll down to Gas-Saver. Pricey, but does the job.
https://www.mcmaster.com/catalog/126/3606
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,232
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: 1937 Flathead lost bolt... Help!

Are the spark plugs out? I've been down this road before with a lost small nut and my flathead.. Engine started running poorly a few weeks later. Had very little compression in one cylinder. Pulled...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Rear Axle Seal

Looks like the one in the picture is on backwards, according to the instructions on the box.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,975
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Bring back auto mechanics class

My son-in-law teaches high school automotive at a county cooperative. Students come from high schools in the surrounding area. They have an excellent facility. He is into old school hot rods and is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 914
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: Cleaning fasteners

I have read where guys have had good results with the Harbor Freight ultrasonic cleaner. https://www.harborfreight.com/25-liter-ultrasonic-cleaner-63256.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,675
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: coker tires out of round

They claim to prevent tire flat spots. https://www.amazon.com/BUNKERWALL-Tire-Saver-Ramps-Storage/dp/B073NQBJ1N?th=1
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,675
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: coker tires out of round

I've had Coker Classic radials for about 5 yrs now with no problems. The bias plys are more know to be out of round.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,651
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: members that have collected other car besides ford

Along with my '31 AV8 coupe, I have a '41 Caddy fastback and a '59 Caddy convertible conversion. All my cars are far from stock.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,095
Posted By Tony, NY
Re: This, is why you pull the clean out plugs on a crank!

Quaker State was (is) a paraffin base oil. Some stories out there of high buildup even with regular changes.
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