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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,213
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Flathead city, Gary Howard, Grants Pass, Or

I think I bought my first Pertronix conversion free m a guy out in the Midwest called Gary Howard. He sold stock parts, upgrades like the Pertronix, and good used parts. If memory serves me it was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Adirondack Nationals

Thanks, .Tony!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Adirondack Nationals

Not exactly a Fordbarn style event (mostly a burnout fest but the area scenery and fairgrounds are pretty nice) - I will be there with my new ride (not a Flathead). Stop by and say hey. We are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: What Car Skates work best?

Many times the casters are bolted from the top down and extend too far impeding rotation of the caster and jamming it up. Flip the bolts around with the head bottom up and a little Slick 50 on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Recurring Sudden Oil pressure drop

There is an oil pressure relief spring under the intake - someone more knowledgeable than I can tell you how to get to it. This might be your problem as it gets weak with time and age. I resolved my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: What Car Skates work best?

I will have a set for sale at Fall Carlisle and if not sold , Hershey .....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Wide 5 Artillery Wheels

I agree with blue car (my avatar runs them with F100 brakes up front using an American Racing steel adapter, and 36 drums out back with juice brakes) but if you are hell bent on running the 35 wires,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Jessi Combs

I was on the pit crew when she qualified at 150 mph at Bonneville in ‘13 along with another barner, my buddy Chuck, in BillyO’s 32 Ford roadster. Nicest person you would want to meet - no tv snob I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 879
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 40 Ford Replacement Panel

UP has very good stufff for 32s - don’t know why 40 sheet metal would be any different quality wise!
Forum: Early V8 08-23-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
28 Pickup Project

Please check my ad out on the HAMB.....

ASKING $3250 OBO

FREE DELIVERY TO FALL CARLISLE OR HERSHEY

https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/...oject.1160409/
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Thanks!
Forum: Model-A 08-23-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 290
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
28 Pickup Project

Please check my ad out on the HAMB.....

ASKING $3250 OBO

FREE DELIVERY TO FALL CARLISLE OR HERSHEY

https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/28-ford-pickup-project.1160409/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,432
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 924
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Finally got it to not overheat!

I agree D. Jones - nice detective work!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Another Bubba update...

Your shop looks like a food prep area it’s so clean - really nice! I guess the adage “too soon old and too late smart” is something I am afflicted with so, can I get your help to come to my garage or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Emergency brake cables...

You can use the stock 46-48 p-brake cable which is shorter for the AV8 and 32 guys - got that tip from AV8 Garage onnthis forum I think it was called. Then you can use the 49Fird horseshoe hooked to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 40/41 pickup windshield install. What to expect?

When I sold my 40 coupe I had it nice and safe in my garage waiting to meet up with the buyer and something fell on the pass side front glass breakungbit. I was lucky enough that I had a spare glass...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 5 spd in a 37 pickup with a 4.44 rearend.

These trannys are really simple units and different gears are available for first and such - you can try Ed Harnett in Maryland as he might be able to provide you with a decent gearset that would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: scissors lifts

4 post lift would be an idea. They have a large footprint on each post to spread the load and locations to lag screw it down. But, for a lift, I have found you need s bay just for the lift to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,735
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

I would love to follow low along! Thank you!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 41pu fender to bed. Is welting used?

I know .I have reversed the welting so the bead is not visible giving the seam a clean look. Just a thought .....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,311
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Tom/T hill climb in Hemmings.

Sure did! This was the second year of the event and I have been to both. Top speed at any time is 55 and only for flatheads and bangers, no ohv engines, and traditional builds. There were a couple of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,475
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: A little Bubba redo....

Just take it easy and smell the roses a bit .... hard to do, I know!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2019, 02:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 802
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 40 Ford rear in a 32 chassis

More than likely you will have to cut them down once the torque tube is shortened since they connect to it.
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