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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,827
Posted By tiger.1000
Re: BULLETT Mustang sold today at Mecum auction for:

Not black nor indeed a '68 but it's mine and "I love it to bits"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By tiger.1000
Re: 32 roadster rear window frame

I second David on that. Some years ago I decided to replace the rear window frame screws on my 32 cabriolet as they were showing signs of corrosion and a reluctance to unscrew. Being possessed of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By tiger.1000
Re: Somewhat pumped up !

A bones; I believe the pump is for a Model T or perhaps an A and doubtless I am about to be shot down in flames by those who know better. OUCH !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,567
Posted By tiger.1000
Re: Not going to change oil anymore

Buy an Aston Martin...they have a total loss lubrication system.Multifunctional in fact....no corrosion at the lower front section and saves sucking it out! "If it don't leak" it's more than likely a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By tiger.1000
Re: Somewhat pumped up !

Rockfla...."nick" !....your more than arf way to becoming a real cockney "diamond geezer!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By tiger.1000
Somewhat pumped up !

In anticipation of two weeks of abject boredom I decided to restore an old stirrup pump. Yes,I know it's not on par for my 32 Ford but it looks pretty.


The brass thumb screw locks the piston...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By tiger.1000
Re: 1934 Ford Greyhound hood ornament

David.....not sure if I replied to your PM but you're nearly right....it's a Buick Special;ex Arizona car..white over pink...rust free and laser straight. Apologies for my bad taste in motorcars but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,951
Posted By tiger.1000
Re: A pic from the time

Looking somewhat "non original" (!) my 32 cabriolet in the post war years in the hands of the original owner,Mr Gwylim Rice-Evans.


Clearly, practicality overruled originality !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By tiger.1000
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2019, 03:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By tiger.1000
Re: 1934 Ford Greyhound hood ornament

Bought my 32 quail from Don about 25 years ago. Cost about 250 ! but worth every penny.....so good in fact that I need a security guard wherever I park the car !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,332
Posted By tiger.1000
Re: Do You Carry a Container of Gas in your Trunk?

Back in the 60's my pal Syd was running a Ford Zodiac .On his meagre wages he could barely afford the petrol.....so....he spent quite a lot of time in the cinema car park.
He had a 12volt SU...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,332
Posted By tiger.1000
Re: Do You Carry a Container of Gas in your Trunk?

A notice to all cigarette smokers. Drop a lighted cigarette in to a can of petrol. The petrol will extinguish the cigarette as there is not enough heat to ignite the fuel.
However, maybe US petrol...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,332
Posted By tiger.1000
Re: Do You Carry a Container of Gas in your Trunk?

Curiously; my 1973 Ford Mercury Cougar XR7 Convertible has a factory fitted petrol can that sits on top of and is securely fixed to the spare wheel. There is never a smell of petrol fumes as the lid...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-27-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By tiger.1000
Your opinions on 2019 Bullitt Mustang

Here in the UK I am contemplating the purchase of a new 2019 Highland Green Bullitt Mustang. Would be interested to hear opinions on the car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By tiger.1000
Re: 32 Cabriolet rumble seat gap ?

Petehoovie.....I don't know what you've been feeding my cabriolet but it appears to be the size of a real car whereas the picture I loaded was a 1:40 model..


Truly amazing !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By tiger.1000
Re: 32 Cabriolet rumble seat gap ?

Looks like 1/2" is it ! Thanks to all
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By tiger.1000
Re: 32 Cabriolet rumble seat gap ?

Bore and Stroke...the dimension in the picture is actually 1.75 inches and not 0.75 inches. On my car it's 0.5 inches ???


A neighbour is rebuilding his cabriolet and is in need of that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,979
Posted By tiger.1000
Re: Could It Be :The rare 1940 Ford Deluxe Electric Clock

Blimey ! That's a real storm in a teacup ! Calm down boys .....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By tiger.1000
32 Cabriolet rumble seat gap ?

Maybe a question for David. Can anyone advise me of the dimension between rumble seat lid (when open)
and the back panel.....that is the panel between the lid and the spare wheel. Disregard steel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By tiger.1000
Re: Melbourne Cup

Wasn't the Melbourne Cup recently featured in Neighbours ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2019, 02:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,019
Posted By tiger.1000
Re: I broke my truck! Plus some dumb luck.

Mart....has the time come for you to sacrifice punishment for charm ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 02:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,998
Posted By tiger.1000
Re: Side Mirror Installation Tips Needed

"There's more than one way of skinning a cat"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,354
Posted By tiger.1000
Re: Coolant Drain Pitcock Brokern Off

Snap On make a good selection of straight fluted broken stud removers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By tiger.1000
Amost off topic

A man is down on his luck....he's out of work...his wife has left him and his kids live 12,000 miles away in Australia. He has few friends.


One day whilst walking down the pavement looking for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By tiger.1000
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