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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By Ed Solari
34 radiator

Who makes the best show quality 34 radiator for stock engine?


Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By Ed Solari
34 Bob Drake Grill racking

have Drake grille from early (2005) production run...in box and form packing since purchase no damage to box or form. Swapped OEM driver grill in my dry fit to do a final check with Drake. The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By Ed Solari
Re: 34 ford Houdaille shocks

I had two 34 sets done by Apple Hydraulics in US. They were very good in ID of the 8 units 2 were replacement and incorrect for my year. They were able to source the correct two cores and thus...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By Ed Solari
Chrome plating in oregon washington

Does anyone have opinions about the three chrome platers in Portland OR they are... Starbright in Oregon City, Eastside plating and Oregon plating ...both in Portland.
Thank you
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By Ed Solari
33/34 roadster windshield frame

May be stupid question but I have a frame with the width of the frame rails the same on all four sides and the same front and back. I have another that top frame rail is same front and back BUT the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,608
Posted By Ed Solari
33/34 roadster door profile

The bottom front edge of the door appears not to be flush with the rocker panel. That is at the hinge edge the rocker is mainly "flush" with door but as it moves forward it ends protruding outward...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By Ed Solari
33/34 rumble lid interior

For the rumble lid assembly
The inside cavity between the inside of exterior rumble panel and the interior reinforce panel the rumble spring hangs on is that sprayed with the sound deafening lumpy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By Ed Solari
33/34 roadster support bracket

Hi... on the support bracket below the center panel that supports the latch for the rumble lid (see pix). There is an attachment point to the bottom of the drip rail (blue arrow). What is the OEM...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,542
Posted By Ed Solari
33/34 roadster windshield mesurement issue

Bought years ago a repo windshield frame and an OEM (I think) one.. the repo max height at pointed tip is 13.0 inch and the OEM 13.5 inches ...is real OEM 13.5 inches??? Who makes best repo if I can...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-14-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By Ed Solari
rubber ball wishbone

The repo rubber ball that fits over the ball of the wishbone (33/34 Ford).... not happy with it in that seems to be a loose fit. Is there a good supplier of quality rubber??

Thank you
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,622
Posted By Ed Solari
34 roadster or coupe sound insulation

The OEM sound insulation spray was done on the inner door on the roadster. BUT on a roadster is it OEM for the insulation on the inner portion of the rear quarter? If on inner quarter I assume the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By Ed Solari
34 roadster Top Iron Mount

Top iron holes in the top door edge are square. What is the orientation? Per the attached pix the red line is centered parallel to the top edge and "A" aligns with the corners and B aligns with the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By Ed Solari
Gas tank sealing

Install new Bob Drake into 34 car...of the different brands of sealer..POR, Hirsch, Eastwood etc. any better than others for new tank..want to address alcohol /long term corrosion issues.
Thanks
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Forum: Early V8 05-05-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 382
Posted By Ed Solari
33/34 inner trunk rumble gusset

Looking for OEM triangular panels that the rumble hinge mounts to. These are in the lower inner rear of a trunk/rumble and interconnect the rear body panel with the floor plan along with support of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 561
Posted By Ed Solari
34 roadster fender depth issue

I have mounting hole placement info for rear quarter for rear fender and the depth of fender bead to wheel well (11.5 inches), but I have also heard the depth of the wheel well on Steve real steel...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 620
Posted By Ed Solari
33/34 roadster part FIX

I fabed the "U" channel that surrounds the front seat that goes from right to left rear quarter (B pillar to B pillar). I discovered two errors in the fab. I think I have contacted those I sold the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By Ed Solari
Correct 33-34 roadster snaps

On the door side are snaps(male) for the side curtains. Are these the 3/8 or 5/8 screw stud to attach to the wood below the door skin??? or are they snaps that attach only to the metal??? Is the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By Ed Solari
33/34 OEM roadster panel gap

I have a repo cowl piece and a OMEM inner fender panel. There is a gap between the rear end of the inner fender panel and the front edge of the cowl. This is right under the hood at the rear lower...
Forum: Early V8 02-19-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 636
Posted By Ed Solari
33/34 coupe roadster rear

Having fit problems with repo pieces below the rumble/trunk lid. I got them fairly close but looking for better fit. The outer panel with the belt line just below the lid. The inner panel with the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,415
Posted By Ed Solari
epoxy weld rumble hinge

My 33/34 rumble hinge is repo and mounting tab need enlargement and re-drill. Beside welding (issues with iron weld being hard to do ) is there a build up epoxy (like JB weld) what could add to tab...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 991
Posted By Ed Solari
33/34 Rumble lid Steve repo

I have two repo casting (one iron one alum) of the rumble lid hinge. One of the screw holes flanges on the castings does not align with the threaded hole in the rumble lid.
Has anyone mounted a OEM...
Forum: Early V8 12-05-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 663
Posted By Ed Solari
33/34 rumble panel

Need a good solid OEM inner rumble panel per that attached pix...please PM or email me with pix and price
Thank you
Ed Solari
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By Ed Solari
33/34 rumble panel install

In the space between the triangular piece and the rear quarter flange (see pix red arrow) ...are there a spacers in OEM to match the space created by the U shaped rain gutter (see pix blue arrow).
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By Ed Solari
33/34 roadster special bolt

On the scuff plate next to the B pillar (door hinge post) there is a recessed square hole. Given the matching hole on the sub rail and frame I assume it is for a carriage bolt. Was this bolt chrome...
Forum: Early V8 11-09-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 585
Posted By Ed Solari
33/34 rumble lid hinge set

Looking for good solid rumble lid hinge set for 33/34. OEM only ( I have repo) ...just need triangular part but will also take mounting boss...can you help? If so I need pix if possible.

Please...
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