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Forum: Early V8 06-27-2020, 07:09 AM
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By GaryU.
Re: Updating with a crab distributor

i believe the button spacer is used when a helmet style distributor is installed on a later engine like a 59ab with a three bolt timing gear cover.
Forum: Early V8 06-27-2020, 02:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By GaryU.
KR Wilson Hub Puller and King Pin Tool Etc.

Have up for a combined sale 3 different and rare tools. 2 that are authentic KR Wilson.

First is a genuine KR Wilson rear hub puller in very good condition. Good threads and works like a champ.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By GaryU.
Re: 1939 Pickup Front Fender Welting Question

Bill, I was fortunate in that the grill trim was intact although dented and bent. I spent hours getting it to an ok condition before I took it to a professional trim restorer that got it close to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By GaryU.
Re: 1939 Pickup Front Fender Welting Question

Made more progress this weekend. First time since 1982 that "Bessie" has had fenders and running boards installed. Now a question about the grill sides. My thinking is welting and anti-squeak but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,406
Posted By GaryU.
Re: Transmission oil

Think you should contact Mac VP here or at vanpeltsales.com . He wrote the book on these transmissions and is the best resource on their repair. This is a link to the book. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By GaryU.
Re: 2020 Eastern Nationals Morgantown Pa.

I've never been to the Carlisle swap but think you're right about enforcement. We all have the right to make our own choices and for myself I've been masked and gloved at work(required) for many...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By GaryU.
Re: 2020 Eastern Nationals Morgantown Pa.

It's still on, here's a link to their covid page on the website.

https://www.carlisleevents.com/covid19
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,606
Posted By GaryU.
Re: 1940/41 Ford 1/2 Ton Windlace installation?

On my '39 pickup the drive nails went all the way around the doorway so I would think yours was the same. As far as number of nails I don't know, maybe 25 per side. They are spaced out with more...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By GaryU.
Re: 1939 Pickup Front Fender Welting Question

Thanks for your responses. The pictures and a phone conversation with a Barner have me headed in the right direction. My confusion came because the original fenders were taken off around 1982 with no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By GaryU.
Re: 1938-1940 Convertible Club Coupe Top Boot Help Needed.

Feeling like a kid at Christmas a package (U.S. Customs opened and inspected) arrived today from London,Ontario addressed to myself. My daughter and I headed out to the garage and after a quick fit...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By GaryU.
1939 Pickup Front Fender Welting Question

So after a VERY long time in my '39 pickup resurrection I have come to the point where I can actually install the fenders (or so I think) but that also leaves some questions about the front fender...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By GaryU.
Re: Missing hand throtle part

If what deuce posted is the part (my thoughts as well), you should contact CharlieNY as he probably has a box of them for his carb repairs.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By GaryU.
Re: Universal Joint Removal

Get the book, from the master Mac Van Pelt. Everything you need to know.

http://www.vanpeltsales.com/FH_web/flathead_trans-book.htm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By GaryU.
Re: My "NEW" gal- the real "Betty" ??

That's what I assumed, had to google it and found lots around. Was unsure about the squares but there are 3 flags on them. Time for Sheldon Cooper's "Fun With Flags".
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By GaryU.
My "NEW" gal- the real "Betty" ??

After getting our '38 convertible I've been on the lookout for photos of same year cars. Found this one a few weeks ago on that auction site and had the original blown up and afterward I put it in a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By GaryU.
Re: 1938-1940 Convertible Club Coupe Top Boot Help Needed.

Think I found the answer I was looking for! Just had to get the top lowering book from the glove box. Pictured is the first and last steps which are key to our questions. Any fasteners on backside,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By GaryU.
Re: 1938-1940 Convertible Club Coupe Top Boot Help Needed.

Thanks for the info, maybe snaps installed on the rear seat back rest is what's required. Your fast response is really appreciated as this project is moving along. Any other advice from Barners would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By GaryU.
1938-1940 Convertible Club Coupe Top Boot Help Needed.

Both myself and Barn member Johnnie have the same vehicle, 1938 Convertible Club Coupes. We are in the process of having top boots made for them by a very skilled trim man near where Johnnie lives...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By GaryU.
Re: 1936 Ford Cabriolet Top Boot

Ran into this problem with my 1938 Convertible. With Lebarron-Bonney gone I could not find any vendor that had them or a pattern for one. I placed an ad in our parts wanted section and am in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By GaryU.
Re: crab distributor on a 38 24 stud

Here's an adaptor from Speedway.

https://www.speedwaymotors.com/Flathead-Ford-Distributor-Adaptor-2-Bolt-Distributor-to-3-Bolt,25076.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By GaryU.
Iola 2020 cancelled- was 48th annual

Got the email this morning that the 48th annual Iola(WISCONSIN!!) Old Car Show and Swap Meet has been cancelled. They are planning a rally and cruise on the Saturday that coincided with one of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By GaryU.
1938 Factory Photo- Got a little leakage.

Saw this on the auction site a few minutes ago and thought there is no way it was released with that puddle under the radiator area. They do like to mark their territory though don't they? Unless...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 900
Posted By GaryU.
Re: 1936? Aluminum intake manifold- Vanspeed

That is a great link KGS, thank you John for posting those pics with I.D. included. Appreciate any new knowledge I can pick up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 900
Posted By GaryU.
Re: 1936? Aluminum intake manifold- Vanspeed

Cast date looks like 3-35 but is not very clear.
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