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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Re: can you tell original tin from repop tin

It is easy to spot the off shore radiator splash by aligning it in correct index and checking the slant of the central angle of the pan. If this is an original the metal will be slightly thicker and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,560
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Re: 1938 Rear Fenders

Nope standards are standards, Deluxe are deluxe.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Re: Hydraulic brakes on a 36 pickup

A couple things about wheel cylinder issues is poor wheel cylinder design or cracked outer seals and if the vehicle was driven in wet before storage and moisture is trapped in the brake area. Next...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Re: rust repair on top insert trim question.

The easiest Material to make repairs is as suggested by A bones J_B Weld expoxies Do not attempt to do this on the car place the tack strip on a flat surface and clean off rust or sand blast metal...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,059
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Re: 37 pickup horns

Horns are the same PU or Big truck patterned after 1935 passenger design but with a painted cover and commercial mount brackets. These horns need to be carefully adjusted and have a good ground...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Re: rear end bearings

NOS Original Ford cone #4616 = $135.00 #4621 bearings = $35.00 ea + shipping Postal Service Priority mailer. If interested PM or call 518-861-5367 M-F NY time
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,730
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Re: Front wheel Chatter or Wobble after hitting a dip in the road ??

The best suggestion is to go to the sister web site Jalopy Journal sign in and then do search of the topic "Death wobble" and read all posts on this issue. After reading all then re look at your car...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,031
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Re: Where does the coolant go ?

My take on this is you are spinning the engine over to fast. if you are driving at high engine rpm and the radiator does not full flow the water pumped by the water pumps builds up in the upper tank...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,839
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Re: '47 Tudor brake issue

You have pretty much trashed the drums, 3/32 over is around .090 large and 1/16 over is .062 over, these drums max out at around .080 over. Unless you have over thick brake material you do not have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,624
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Re: Original 1932 Ford Dual Carb Aluminum Intake Round Post Generator

Hey this is a guy that knows how to weld aluminum and make a cheater manifold. I doubt very much that this is any type of factory or aftermarket part. Nice wall hanger or conversation part
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Re: 1936 coupe window glass channel question

The U channel is not used in that vehicle, If you are attempting to locate a flexible U channel that is a later material that was probably installed in the car by a previous owner
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,316
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Re: Where to get better shocks?

Before you do anything you need to follow TJ's advise and determine the shock travel, if you have developed a leak in your shocks and they are almost new then you are topping or bottoming them out...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 801
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Re: 34 Cabriolet door latches & window regulators

Well lets explain it this way, the door latches are the same as closed car 34, the window regulators are special to 33/34 cabriolet and not reproduced.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,382
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,352
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Re: Chrome wiper part

That style wiper was also used on other vehicles so you can sometimes find a similar wiper that has the same heart case while looking at parts at the swap meet.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Re: 32 Captured Nuts?

Horn bracket is individual bolt, splash apron removed by removing screws at bumper bolt mount and machine screw at fender near radiator. This will allow the shield to be lowered and access the horn...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Re: Help identify valves please

Tony, 1. 510 x 5.260 sounds like H exhaust series 6 cyl truck 8mth-6505-a
1.650 x 5.25 similar to G series 6cyl intake 5GA -6507 but those are .520 in green book
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,476
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Re: '33 Torque Tube Removal

There is no seal in a 33 torque tube,if you have oil up the tube your rear axle housing banjo must be higher than the torque tube trans mount and oil is running into the tube thru the differential...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,038
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Low cost Information about your car

At the swap meet last week, the weather was kind of dreary so it allowed extra time to peruse vendor spaces, I found this Thompson products binder and a wealth of information. For a number of years I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,648
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Re: 39` syncro trans in 30` roadster

I dont think that there is any gain to this exercise, what is your intention?
Forum: Early V8 05-29-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 437
Posted By DICK SPADARO
NOS 1949-51 4d window regulators

I'm cleaning out the barn and found these NOS window regulators for 1949-51 Ford 4 door sedan rear doors. They are priced a $15.00 ea plus shipping or you can purchase all for $50.00 plus shipping. ...
Forum: Early V8 05-29-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 706
Posted By DICK SPADARO
1941 -1948 Ford floor repair section

I have a floor section that has been removed from what I think is a 41 Ford tudor sedan. This would be similar up to 1948, Good for a floor repair section couple pin holes at the driver side front...
Forum: Early V8 05-27-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 491
Posted By DICK SPADARO
NOS Temperature sender bulbs 39-48 set

I have NOS temp sender bulbs in original boxes for 39-48 Ford. $85.00 pr plus $6.00 shipping. If interested call 518-861-5367 M-F 9-5 ET
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,189
Posted By DICK SPADARO
Re: 38 busted bendix spring

A new spring will be just fine no need for a new bendix.
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