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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,932
Posted By my4dv8
Re: Hood prop on Ebay going nuts.

Holy snapping wallets , a mere $267 kiwi$ plus shipping .as my grandma said “ a fool and his money are soon parted”
Buy this one and sell it and make a lot of $$$. Only $43...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,837
Posted By my4dv8
Re: Ford Model A Coolant Overflow Tank

So with an overflow tank on a non pressurised system , once the bottle is full it simply overflows on to the pavement. To me an overflow tank on a non pressurised system seems pointless , apart from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,481
Posted By my4dv8
Re: When going for SCAT crank should you lighten flywheel? If so, how much?

So Jim recommends 35 to 37 lb finished weight for an A flywheel from an original 65Lb.
The B flywheel is original 57lb , what weight should we shoot for lightened?
Also a “B” question regards fly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By my4dv8
Re: Powermaster alternator

You can slice a small amount off the back of a long powermaster without affecting looks and not loose cooling slots.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By my4dv8
Re: 32 pickup speedo cable

Still found no vendors of a 32 speedo cable . May have to get a too long one and shorten it?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By my4dv8
Re: 32 pickup speedo cable

At present I am having trouble finding a vendor stocking these two items. The only local NZ one is 70” long.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By my4dv8
Re: 32 steering wheel location

You can use measurements , I presume you are using a 40 steering box and cross steer. If so the column placement with out any u joints is dictated by the pitman arm location. Being that it must...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,169
Posted By my4dv8
Re: Attn New Zealand Barners: 1941 Pickup Front Axle

You could get the shallow drop type bolt on steering arms . Of course that means cutting off the factory arms. You can also get a tie rod end with two holes , a hole for drag link and one for tie...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 652
Posted By my4dv8
Re: T5 Bellhousing

We cut a 2” hole in ours with a hole saw , cut real slow and have a solid grip on the drill. Cut very easily though . We cut the hole as when we took the clutch push rod off the fingers slipped off...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By my4dv8
Re: Genes Hot Rods

We went to where Genes and Barillo were supposed to be last October but both the shops were gone. Went to Bobby Alloways and he said Genes had closed up, but he took us to the new Barillo location ....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By my4dv8
32 pickup speedo cable

Where is the correct routing for a 32 pick up speedo cable , as in where does it enter the cabin. Some long forgotten person has put new floors in ours.
Also what length is the cable supposed to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By my4dv8
Re: 32 to 34 spindles

Found a 34 one in my stash that was RHD , so cut off the drag link arm to make it identical to a LHD RH spindle. And it wasn’t cracked .!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By my4dv8
Re: 32 to 34 spindles

Thanks guys, that will enable me to widen my search for one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By my4dv8
32 to 34 spindles

Are 32 to 34 spindles interchangeable?
Our LHD 32 has a crack in the steering arm !
Forum: Early V8 01-12-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Posted By my4dv8
Found one ..32 RH spindle ??

Found a 34 RHD RH spindle in my stash , cut off the tie rod arm and swapped it to the LHD 32.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,243
Posted By my4dv8
Re: turn signals

Very nice looking and nice features , but for $495 , i think I will stick to the $30 universal clamp on style I have always used .
Even at $395 from Hot rods and custom stuff in Escondido , still...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By my4dv8
Re: Putting Electric Fuel pump in the tank of my 42

In tank pump in for fuel injection only to allow for surge and high pressure.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By my4dv8
Re: 32 Window crank handle riser spring

Replaced the whole regulator with an unbranded one , old one was “vintique” . Darn they are ever so slightly different , meaning i fixed my glass track on to suit “vintique” and the new one doesnt...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,031
Posted By my4dv8
Re: Posting Pictures

Never have an issue on the HAMB upload and click no resizing . On here its a hassle.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 966
Posted By my4dv8
Re: Step x Step = Posting Pictures

For some reason this doesnt work for us as we can not email ourselves on ICloud or the email address .?? I am a computerturd.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By my4dv8
Re: 32-34 Ford Pickup owners-- Hardware question

So many tail lights seem to be torn out of the bed, and repaired with an angle iron doubler.
As there is a hole in the bed above the bracket was there ever a support of any kind in there to the top...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By my4dv8
Re: 1932 Pickup

TJ is correct ,49 51 air deflector.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,533
Posted By my4dv8
Re: Do You Carry a Container of Gas in your Trunk?

I took the gas tank out from under the seat in our 32 pick up . It was rusty and didn’t like the idea of sitting on it. I had a clean original passenger tank to put in the rear.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,533
Posted By my4dv8
Re: Do You Carry a Container of Gas in your Trunk?

It doesn’t cost anymore to keep the tank topped up. No gas in the trunk.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By my4dv8
Re: 32 Pickup Tail lamp mounting

I could email you some pics. they always seem too big to go on here. Our pickup has the original deck , but I think someone has added a second tail light as I think the RHS one is model A. Oh ours...
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