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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,515
Posted By Tinker
Re: Never rent your car to the studios

I guess the timing chain is also located in the back of the motor also...maybe. :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 322
Posted By Tinker
Re: Wiring new horns

Js not for a 38 truck or at least with the little one horn setup, on a 35 no relay is needed. But can't hurt. This is a new set of horns, so no idea or suggestions.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 795
Posted By Tinker
Re: gasoline

Buy the eth and burn it up. Don't let it sit in your car forever. granted I only use non-ox as it's available. Lot of guys use only eth all the time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By Tinker
Re: Looking for spark plug wires for my C69

[QUOTE=V8COOPMAN;1830937]I think maybe you're looking for the period-type, cut-to-length color coded wires like these from Brillman! DD OTE]


Just looked up Brillman bulk wires. 9$ for 5 ft or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By Tinker
Re: Looking for spark plug wires for my C69

Decent choice, if you have ends you can make them from bulk wire. Takes about 12ft if I remember for a v8 flathead. About 4$ per foot most places for bulk. So 43$ is not bad.
Looks like you got it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,515
Posted By Tinker
Re: Never rent your car to the studios

I agree good cars do make the movie. I tend to look at the cars a lot in period movies. I also love old movies on tcm (just started showing the orginal oceans eleven currently).

Every once in a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 929
Posted By Tinker
Re: Batter Tender

Late post. Tenders are fine. Not sure there is any info in a garage burning down from a tender, electronic can be faulty I guess. Batteries like to be discharged and recharged, not constantly charge...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 866
Posted By Tinker
Re: wiring harness choices

Interesting. I get bulk wire from another for things like spark wires and hit/miss engines, now maybe I can get it maybe from another.


I do like the harnesses from Sacramento. All correct with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,064
Posted By Tinker
Re: Plugging Away on The 32' Roadster

Cool your keeping it close to stock. If that 35-36ish coil gives you some issue later (might not) see skip here.


Great project! would like as one, see more of it.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 960
Posted By Tinker
Re: My "new" 260 inch Merc is a BEAST!

Hey sounds like a guy with some machine experience to start rebuilding some blocks!


Nice work!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 650
Posted By Tinker
Re: White wall care

Simple green works really well. think it's still available. Spray, let sit, wash off with rag and water.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,515
Posted By Tinker
Re: Never rent your car to the studios

1970s?

1970s Chips episode...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lImZkr60_UE


Best car pyleup on film. Great film.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMagP52BWG8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,468
Posted By Tinker
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,978
Posted By Tinker
Re: Do You Carry a Container of Gas in your Trunk?

Ugh that sucks, maybe that person couldn't afford it either. Guess it makes sense why I have a locking gas caps on all my vehicles, other then another asshat that will put something in the tank just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 942
Posted By Tinker
Re: Painting Copper Brake Lines

If you remember in around 1980s there was scaffolding around the monument for yrs as they soda blasted it.



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conservation-restoration_of_the_Statue_of_Liberty

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,468
Posted By Tinker
Re: Conversation with a WWII Veteran

I fly mine everyday also.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By Tinker
Re: Older OEM gaskets vs new gaskets

I'm not a dealer, but best gaskets are great. No issues.



Not sure older gaskets are made better. Don't know, never heard that. I think of them as a deteriorating item over time. Like rubber....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,978
Posted By Tinker
Re: Do You Carry a Container of Gas in your Trunk?

A bummer but this is a link to a group of model T people on fb i follow. People were fine. No fires just a bit of metal to rebuild hopefully. Glad everyone was okay! be safe at all cost!

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Tinker
Re: 390 Holley vacuum advance hose question

Yep. Get a bubba (or whomever) chevy conversion.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 380
Posted By Tinker
Re: 50 Car Steering Idler Arm?

Slightly lowered my old 53 front using new springs. Everything cleared fine, which is strange you would have clearance issues with a stock replacement idler. Maybe I read all of it wrong. :)

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 380
Posted By Tinker
Re: 50 Car Steering Idler Arm?

I'm guessing this is a lowered car as well. Sidenote... Being there is no camber adjustment for fords 49-53 these brackets will save some tires. Think fatman sells them also. Probably a easy make,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By Tinker
Re: Stromberg 97 Carb Large Logo vs Small Logo

There are a lot of talk on this subject. See post 8 from Bruce Lancaster on the link below. edit*** Guess I also learned something today. thanks.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 866
Posted By Tinker
Re: wiring harness choices

Not that I'm aware of. Always been my goto. Nice stuff.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By Tinker
Re: Stromberg 97 Carb Large Logo vs Small Logo

One is more period correct, if you care.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 866
Posted By Tinker
Re: wiring harness choices

http://www.bauerelectronicsinc.com/our-products.html
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