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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By Kpar
Re: 33/ 34 steering

Karl beat me to the punch, as he said ted makes up a new box which is hard to pick from the original with later gears. Only comment I had was there is some difference in steering tube length but I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By Kpar
33/ 34 steering

Why would anybody try to improve their steering box when a simple call to Flathead ted in NZ & and a few dollars later the best steering for 33/34's ever.
Well that's my story anyway.
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 392
Posted By Kpar
Re: rebuilding a pre-36 steering box - parts interchangeability

Mark , as Lawrie mentioned we fitted one of teds boxes in my 33 and it's like power steering.
Keith
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Kpar
Re: Made for 33 Fords

Well I can still see the scotch bottle, so all OK.
Got some more Mallory 400 Condensers today from Outlaw Speed Shop.
Not sure what the miss is after heating up ?.
Enjoy
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Kpar
Re: Made for 33 Fords

Good on you Lawrie & Carol enjoy.
Which way are you coming home? the long way I spose.
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,169
Posted By Kpar
Re: Coolant drama

Love the green Jocks Lawrie
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 991
Posted By Kpar
Re: Vapor lock

Yes my Dad used to do that in his old flathead. Also he recons it got rid of any carbon build up in the head area. not sure if it worked though ?.
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,292
Posted By Kpar
Re: Future V-8er??

I'm 75 next month and yet to have any grand kids. I want one like that.
She is a treasure.
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By Kpar
Re: 33 Roof Insert

Finally got the tack strip out it was glued to the vinal which had hundreds of staples under the glue. I think I'm heading down the track of replacing the top. Is the material something special or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By Kpar
Re: 33 Roof Insert

Bump,
Well finally moved the A model out and started on my roof insert. What a job getting the rubber strip out. It was glued in with silastic had a heap of screws that wouldn't come out.
Previous...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By Kpar
Re: Wipers

Thanks Karl & David, looks like Lawrie got one of those "few" as I'm sure he said they parked on the left. I'll ask him again, before happy hour.
kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By Kpar
Wipers

Where to get a complete Wiper Kit for my 33, Right/ Hand drive.
Lawrie got one but it parked in the left hand drive spot ?.
Kpar
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By Kpar
The Joys of vintage registration

At the moment we are in the process of selling our 1930 A Ute and while collecting all my restoration I came across an issue while trying to register the ute after a full restoration.
A bit long...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By Kpar
Re: 33/34 steering question

Lawrie, with your expertise you could machine it to make it fit.
On another issue, Do you want to have a go at my shocks or should I seek somebody in the states ?. A bit exey paying two lots of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By Kpar
Re: 33 Roof Insert

Thanks for the detailed instructions Nick. Will give it a go. Unable to ring overseas at this stage so will send a PM if I run into problems. Keith
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By Kpar
Re: 33 Roof Insert

Boy I'm I glad I haven't started on it yet, the advice I'm getting from you guys is much appreciated and I will take on board. When I do attack it I'll have to give the Scotch Bottle a nudge to slow...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By Kpar
Re: 33 Roof Insert

Thanks cas3, you may have confirmed that horrible thought in my mind "To remove all & start from scratch. I guess a lot of care is needed to protect paintwork.
I'll keep searching for more advice...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By Kpar
Re: 33 Roof Insert

Well not sure what was happening but here they are
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By Kpar
Re: 33 Roof Insert

Not sure whats happening sent the photos to jseery@ymail.com I get a message unable to deliver ?
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By Kpar
33 Roof Insert

Just spent a 3 day weekend away with Fords (& others) Had a few showers of rain and for the first time got a couple of leaks on two of the corners.
Before I attack it some advice on how. It's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,580
Posted By Kpar
Re: 1933 coolant "water"

Well what a debate on cooling water.
Over hear in the 30's you just filled up from the nearest creek or muddy hole.
My Dad always recons the silt in creek & dam water helped to stop leaks & coated...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2019, 04:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,341
Posted By Kpar
Re: Winton trip in the 33

Where are you staying while in Winton. Park opposite the Tats hotel is a good spot.
You & Carol enjoy your selves.
Kpar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By Kpar
6 Volt Erath Issue

Well I know you barners have always advised on a good earth and starter cable size. Well I now have the same advise.
Ever since I've had my 33 I always had a problem starting cold & more so when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,104
Posted By Kpar
Re: buying a new radiator

If its a everyday driver, do yourself a favour spend the extra for a Brassworks from US. I did & couldn't be happier. Not cheap & freight is getting up there but hopefully it will outlast me. Best...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2019, 04:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,216
Posted By Kpar
Re: piston ring tool

Try using Viton O'rings Lawrie they don't hurt my thumbs.

Re wired the starting circuit today, boy what a difference, now just chasing a .10 Amp drain on the battery ?.
Kpar
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