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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By usered
Re: Coolant in the oil?

Lots of good thoughts.
Couple of questions asked; the radiator cap is 7lbs., I torqued the head (aluminum) bolts to 40lbs. Not sure of what head gasket was used, I bought the motor completely...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By usered
Re: Coolant in the oil?

Will try putting sealant on all the studs, use a flat washer and re-torque heads as suggested hot/cold three times without coolant.

Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By usered
Re: Coolant in the oil?

Thanks for the responses.

Using studs, smoke is much more then moisture in the exhaust. When you say sealant on the studs, all studs? What kind of sealant?

Its kind of hard to determine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By usered
Coolant in the oil?

I have a 1939 v8 flathead that I had built several years ago. recently finally got to a point of starting it. Started fine went through a break in procedure. Several hours later I noticed coolant...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By usered
Bakes wheel cylinders

Anyone know of a supplier that sells 39 - 48 hydraulic wheel cylinders made in the US?

I've bought some recently that were make in China, they leak when you put pressure on them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By usered
Re: Brakes

Thanks all for the feed back, given me a few things to try.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By usered
Re: Brakes

Tommy, tanks for some feedback.

I have 1 1/4 on the front and 1 1/8 on the rear I think got them from Mac's they didn't specify what the size was. What do you think they should be??

As to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By usered
Brakes

I'm putting 39 -48 hydraulic brakes on my model A frame and have a couple of problems that hope someone maybe able to help we with.

Configuration:
I have a single wilwood master cylinder with 1"...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By usered
17" Wheels

What years were the 17" wheels available?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By usered
Brake Pedal

Were there different sizes and/or bends on the model A brake pedals? I'm going to use an AA bell housing and the brake pedal I bought on ebay rubs on the steering column. Not sure but the pedal I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By usered
Re: '41 Hydraulic Brakes

Never heard this one before, arching the shoes to the drum. There is a machine to do this?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By usered
Re: '41 Hydraulic Brakes

Thanks everyone for the feed back I will follow up on a couple of ideas you had. At least I know now that the lines aren't the problem.

Let you know what I find out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By usered
'41 Hydraulic Brakes

I've put "41 hydraulic brakes on a Model A frame. Mounted the single master cylinder to the frame under the body and used 3/16 brake lines.

I've adjusted the brakes (many times) and have a pretty...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2017, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By usered
Relocated to South Carolina

Just relocated to South Carolina - Lexington/Columbia area. Are there any early V8 organizations or clubs in the area?
Forum: Model-A 05-26-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 375
Posted By usered
30 -31 Cowl

Brookville 30 - 31 Cowl. No gas tank, cowl like a '32 only no vent. New never used, media blasted and in primer. Picture shows dash rail, but it was sold separately, cowl only.

$50.00 plus...
Forum: Early V8 06-11-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 356
Posted By usered
Missouri License Plates

Several sets of Missouri license plates:

SOLD - 2 plates - 1931 - 511-416 New old stock, never registered

SOLD - 2 plates - 1931 - 511-417 New old stock, never registered

(brown spots on...
Forum: Early V8 06-08-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 410
Posted By usered
1934 Florida License Plate

1934 Florida license plate, W 4- 348 good original condition.

$50.00 includes shipping.

Private Message for additional information.
Forum: Early V8 05-17-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,944
Posted By usered
1934 five window coupe

SOLD

For sale 1934 Ford five window coupe.

Older restoration from a rust free original car (see picture). Car is still in very good condition. Car is stock except for engine, seat belts, turn...
Forum: Model-A 05-17-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By usered
Forum: Model-A 05-09-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By usered
30 -31 Cowl and Dash Rail

Brookville (new) 30 - 31 Model A cowl cover. Replaces original tank.

$350.00 new, price is $150.00 plus shipping.

Dash rail was sold.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By usered
'41 Brakes

Still working on my hydraulic brakes. My rear brakes are 46 - 48, all pictures of them show the emergency brake assembly behind the shoe and the spring in front. (see picture below) I've got mine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By usered
'41 Brakes

Rebuilding what I thought were '41 Ford, however as I went to adjust the rear brakes they are different then the pictures I have of the 39 - 42 brakes

(see picture below) Mine doesn't have the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By usered
'41 Brake Parts

Rebuilding a set of '41 brakes and have almost everything I need except the round eccentric washers that go into the bottom of the brake shoe and are used for adjustment. Anyone know where I can...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 702
Posted By usered
sheet metal work, Tampa

Looking for a shop in the Tampa, Florida area to do some sheet metal work on my Model A. Anybody know of any?
Forum: Model-A 10-15-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 714
Posted By usered
Re: 30 -31 Cowl

Dash rail sold cowl cover still available.
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