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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By rockfla
Re: Harold “Putt” Smith

Sad to hear. Loss of southern flathead legend. Prayers to his family.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1935 Luggage Rack

part two 33/34
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1935 Luggage Rack

Interesting stuff here on the "bumper" portion of this post, to "add" to the variation from the norm is the "Euro" bumpers which "some" did not have the "rabbited" grooves in the bumper (actually...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 604
Posted By rockfla
Re: 5/16" id or 3/8" id fuel hose?

From my days as a sprinkler tech at a local country club golf course the further the distance and bigger diameter the more pressure drop. I would think that 5/16 gives you the lesser "potential" of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By rockfla
Re: Anyone a car tag collector/Preserver?

[QUOTE=DavidG;1850601]I'd use drops of metal prep applied spot by spot.[/QUOTE
Would that be the POR 15 Metal Prep?? AND I figured a small artist or hobby type brush would be the best applicator....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By rockfla
Anyone a car tag collector/Preserver?

Anyone here on the barn collect car tags and preserve old tags. In particular I have several with little rust spots popping up but the overall paint is good and original. What do you use or how do...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By rockfla
Angry Re: Otis the drunk got a car

Was it still "Stock" when you owned the car??? What ashamed to hear the latter part of your story!!! Might you have any pictures of the car when you owned it???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By rockfla
Re: Otis the drunk got a car

Charlie, it's just the angle and shadow. I've only seen this episode 35 times and I watch it everytime its on just to see the 33. But its a standard 33 sorry for the poor quality picture.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,717
Posted By rockfla
Re: Wrecked 34 phaeton

Thank you David J for pointing out THE "most obvious" fact and the "most OBLIVIOUS" on my part!!! As Garth Brooks said "i'm too young to be this Dang old" or in my case so "forgetful"!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By rockfla
Re: Otis the drunk got a car

I've often wondered, my self. I also wondered myself IF it would be possible to research old studio records to see when and to whom the car was sold to at the point it was "liquidated" and then...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,717
Posted By rockfla
Re: Wrecked 34 phaeton

Will be studying the 33/34 Resto book tonight when I get home!! Thanks for the "Cliff Notes" David & Petehoovie.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,351
Posted By rockfla
Re: New member, new project

Welcome to the Fordbarn. Nice 35 Sedan....I always loved the looks of the 2 and 4 door slant backs. Hopefully you ditch the whitewall tires, get a good generator, get it running good and drive...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By rockfla
Re: Otis the drunk got a car

The episode is called "Hot Rod Otis". It is one sweet 33 Cabriolet. Got to see the whole episode, get to hear it crank and run, unmistakable FLathead V8. Great episode and in the end Charlie...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,717
Posted By rockfla
Re: Wrecked 34 phaeton

NOW for the "education" part of this post....what about this wrecked phaeton tells you its 34 instead of a 33????.......from what I see, would it be the "bumper ends"? Horn??? Every other tell tale...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By rockfla
Re: 32 Ford Dual Windshield Wipers

Dual wipers on our 32, and the accompanying picture, though grainy, shows the mounting of both the motor and the attaching post mounts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 511
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1933 vs 1934 v8 engine spash pans

Frank West
Not sure what you were asking with this post, it started with engine tins and turned into fender splash aprons. SO here are both for 33, 4 cyl engine splash tins and 33 inner fender...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 511
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1933 vs 1934 v8 engine spash pans

Thanks David, I am amazed at how "similar" they are to 35's!!!! I'll have to do some more studying to note the differences!!! Thanks for the homework assignment once again!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 511
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1933 vs 1934 v8 engine spash pans

Yes, that goes between the fender and engine of the car, runs from the radiator to the firewall (if you will) and those are different from 33 to 34 as well up at the front by the radiator (I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By rockfla
Re: 35 patch panel

I could have sworn they had them.......Maybe they quit making them, I know we order some 10 or so years ago for our 35 (Car) when we were doing it!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By rockfla
Re: Cleaning fasteners

Yes
You can now buy ultra-sonic cleaners. MOST professional platter's use a form of muriatic acid to clean scale, rust etc off the metal before plating/coating metal.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By rockfla
Re: 35 patch panel

thanks for the lead here Sheldon I need a rear panel made for our Sedan Delivery and these guys look like they can handle the project.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By rockfla
Re: 35 patch panel

EMS/ used to be "Bitchin Products" standard offering at least for a standard 35 fender. https://www.emsautomotive.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1934 Ford Sedan Delivery

Seems like a 2 door would be a "much" easier platform and closer to the lines opposed to the 4 Door. JMO
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 906
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1935 Ford Convertible Sedan Pace Car

Tony
I did not know Mike at all BUT had known Glenn as long as I can remember. We used to take our 37 Woodie down to Ormond Beach every Thanksgiving for the "Big" car show every year starting at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 906
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1935 Ford Convertible Sedan Pace Car

Tony....Glenn passed away over a year ago. He was a great guy and friend!!!!
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