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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2019, 01:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 617
Re: Honoring our veterans

I was in the UK 2 weeks ago and was visiting the Museum in Hastings when I saw this front page article from a paper in 1964 that was part of a display on the youth Mods and Rockers sub culture of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 712
Re: 6 volt turn signals ????

I use a Trucklite/ Signal Sat 900 switch that clamps to the column. Made my own colour coded loom and ran the wires inside the the chassis rails to all four corners. Got a park light conversion...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2019, 01:20 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,428
Re: Warning about c&g

They sent me the wrong part once and then sent me the correct part all the way down here to NZ at no extra cost and without me sending the wrong part back. They never asked me to send it back, but I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 02:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 823
Re: Hello

Welcome from New Zealand (at the arse or ass end of the world).

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 02:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,690
Re: Junk yards of the '40s '50s

That last shot of all the tram cars stacked up is impressive. Being from NZ I wonder which city in the USA they were from? I see one had WATTS on the destination topper, isn't that LA? hope someone...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,428
Re: Warning about c&g

I agree with Russ 100 percent. "Talk to the organ grinder".

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2019, 02:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,550
Re: Buried Treasure - 1934 Ford Coupe Ute

Didn't those Aussie coupes have more wood in the framing, may have read it in Restored cars years ago?

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,550
Re: Buried Treasure - 1934 Ford Coupe Ute

Those Aussie built 33/34 coupes ( and I don't mean this coupe ute) had "taller" windows than the USA versions....you could wear a top had in one.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Re: Turn signal flasher

Lawson I use a Tridon / Novita LL535 6v 3 pin flasher from Rock Auto ( USA made, don't get fooled by chinese made L535) plenty loud to hear. Got mine mounted behind the radio grill in dash... don't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Re: 1946 tudor

broken tooth reverse gear ??

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Re: needed 6 volt battery charger

Save a battery charger maintainer. Really good unit. not only charges but maintains. Also this unit can bring batteries back from the dead by cleaning the plates. Can be got in 6v 12 v and 24. I've...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,476
Re: Bat piss

Wonder what a bat fart sounds like?

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Re: When did Ford switch 6 to 12v ?

Been there done that with my first v8.... good for melting the jumper leads.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 811
Re: Source For Windshield Garnish Anti Squeek For a 40

you know that beading that goes between the mudguards...oops fenders to you North Americans and the body? Well you can get that stuff in a smaller gauge I think it is upholsterers piping, that will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Re: Woodies in the Cove

Great photos thanks for posting. Got to love that blokes T shirt ....."Got wood?".

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2019, 02:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,362
Re: Jensen S1

Heard somewhere the small bulges had something to do with WWII military application and were an aid to get them off for repair or something, perhaps in confined spaces. v8s were were also used in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,241
Re: Monarch hubcaps

Well bend mover backwards! I never knew Mercman is Trevor Poulsen. He's the "guru" in Australasia when it comes to all things v8. I first heard of him as a "youngster" in the early 70s' when I would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,362
Re: Jensen S1

[QUOTE=19Fordy;1776615]That is truly a very beautiful car. Congrats on getting it.
Can I assume they Jensen later became Jensen-Healy?[/QUOT

Nope Donald Healy colaborated with Jensen to make the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,362
Re: Jensen S1

You must like Jensens because that black car in the background looks like a cv8 that was the predecessor of the Interceptor. That flathead may have been military production as it has that nib on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Re: Buzzer for Signal Lights

I have a flasher unit only. Its a tridon LL535 6v and I mounted it behind the speaker cover in the dash it's bloody loud enough there and my ears are aging too.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,348
Re: New Port Engineering

I still run vacuum, had tinkered with the idea of going electric but decided against it as the car doesn't get used enough in the rain to justify them and the stockers do a good enough job when "duty...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2019, 01:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,749
Re: GB Sisson

Glad to hear from you GB and that you are well, I always enjoy your posts.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Re: 41 speedometer just dropped out??

Yep broken cable. My bet is you'll find one of the "titties" on the ends of the inner broken.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,347
Re: Foundering flathead

I got my car as an unfinished project with a motor in the same condition as yours. I could see nice shiny valves through the spark plug holes. My car ran, but not the best. I had sticking valves, it...
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