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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Kingpin bushing driver

Blame it on the deteriorating mind of an old man. LOL My bad.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: tight engine

That's less than 23 miles a year Clem. You should put more miles on it than that just driving it on and off a trailer. It's probably rusted up inside, not to mention all sorts of critters that have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: tight engine

Driving it no more than 500 miles in 22 years, the darned thing probably has internal RUST, RATS, ROACHES and no telling what else. Drive the damn thing Clem.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Gas in oil

Choke only 1/2 way out to start cold. Gradually push it in when it starts and during warm up. That being said, they are all like women, gotta treat them the way they run best. My 2 .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 575
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: 1936 Ford Pickup daily driver project

Great lookin' truck Michael. Jerry would be proud. I sure miss my very close and dear friend Jerry Grayson. Glad his truck ended up in good hands.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Kingpin bushing driver

Don't you mean a reamer? If properly fitted, you don't need to "drive" them in with a BFH. "The devil made me do it."
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 844
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Narragansett reproductions

I had a genuine issue with Rhode Island. A young man took my order. I used a credit card with my order that had been unused for very long time. For months my wife thought I was buying some odd items...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: 1936 hand brake painting ?

The hand grip and button are chrome, the remainder is painted (on standard and commercial vehicles.)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 681
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Hello new member 1936 sedan with ?s

For what it's worth, I like the stance as it is. Mess with one thing and the can of worms is wide open. Just sayin'.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: 1941 to 1948 ford heater blower motor replacement

Hey, I've got a used motor, supposedly for, a 40 heater. It is yours for the shipping. Condition unknown but it is supposed to work. Give me some measurements and I'll see if it will work for you....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Cleaning aircraft aluminum

Aluminum is aluminum isn't it?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Whatchamacallit

I believe they all had what you call the "anti cattle cap" back in the day. It is the multiple carb linkage that uses the weird "side saddle" style ends. LOL
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: 1940 Lever Shocks

I have ONE shock that is rebuilt. LR I believe. It was for my 39 Mercury but I never used it. $50.00 and it's yours. You pay shipping.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 844
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Narragansett reproductions

Tyree Harris does a great job on several harnesses he has done for me. I believe he is in SC but not sure. Nice guy, good product,/ fast turn around.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Whatchamacallit

Getting mighty close. I believe the rod on the 8N, that these attach to is a little smaller than what is on the Ford vehicles however. I'll probably settle for these unless Joe's Mass has the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Whatchamacallit

The left end on the bottom picture is what I have in mind. I'll check with Joe's in Mass and see what he has. Maybe he even makes them up to to order. Fingers crossed.

Thanks to all for your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Whatchamacallit

Alan, a cotter pin is very familiar to me, it's the location that's weird. LOL
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Whatchamacallit

Sorta close, but what's with the cotter pin? Strange.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By Lawson Cox
Whatchamacallit

On the ends of your choke and throttle rods there is a spring loaded whatchamacallit that you slide back in order to attach or detach the throttle/choke rod to the carburetor linkage. What is the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Door lock set screw

Hey, there was a thread on this just 2-3 weeks ago. Search for it in the archives.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Hub cap painting advice

If you are getting panty hose wrapped around your finger you are doing something wrong. (The devil made me do it.)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: Truck Tool Box/Trunk - source

I have a genuine old Army foot locker in the back of my 35 PU. Manufactured in 1938 with a tag showing it was made by/for the ordinance dept. I had a black canvas cover made for it. I{ love it. It is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,051
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: aircraft type steel tubing

Yeah, you're probably right. I'll mozzy down to the shop and see what I can scrounge up that might work. Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,051
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: aircraft type steel tubing

"Well Lawson, if you have a 10-24 tap, then should be able to make one from stainless steel tubing. Or copper tubing. Or steel brakeline tubing. Or cunifer brakeline tubing. Your choice. I think...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,051
Posted By Lawson Cox
Re: aircraft type steel tubing

Okay. Where do I find one like that. That's what I'm trying to find, or the stuff to make one.
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