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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 814
Posted By msalamanca
Help on Trans ID

Not sure what year this is.

Thanks
Forum: Late V8 07-01-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 697
Posted By msalamanca
51 shoebox parts

Complete late 51 Ford dash - 125
3speed/ od - 125
2 front fenders w/ inners (has typical cancer spots) - 100 for both
Two set of front drums and one suspension - 25 for all
Local pick up
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By msalamanca
Re: 1951 Ford Passenger car Speedo

I have the "green bible"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By msalamanca
1951 Ford Passenger car Speedo

The Speedo out of my coupe does not have a circle or Bullseye on the needle,
I have a spare compete dash from a 51 that has the circle or bullseye.

any info on this?

Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2012, 01:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,224
Posted By msalamanca
Re: Some Flathead advise

I was originally hoping to run it. Is it possible to run it with that crack? There was no water in the cylinder when I pulled the head cover.
I have a 302 and a 283 at my disposal. Right now I am...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,224
Posted By msalamanca
Re: Some Flathead advise

I live in Westminster, CA. It's in orange county, just inland from huntington beach
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,224
Posted By msalamanca
Re: Some Flathead advise

Hey guys, its been several months. Due to time and some money issues I had to put everything on pause.

So this is where I am
Any suggestions?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By msalamanca
Re: Model 51 floor

This is the only pics I have at work of my 51 Deluxe Coupe
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,952
Posted By msalamanca
Re: vinegar somor

I just filled my 53 8ba thats sitting in my garage. I will be flushing it thursday and cant wait. I will post pics when i do it. Hopefully some dead horses dont come out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,224
Posted By msalamanca
Re: Some Flathead advise

This is my first Flathead, want a basic runner.
So after I find out what the Machine shop says I will let you guys know.
My "plan" was to get it going, enough to cruise with, and get another...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,224
Posted By msalamanca
Re: Some Flathead advise

Ok so I am going to take it to get tanked and fluxed this Thursday.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,224
Posted By msalamanca
Re: Some Flathead advise

From what I saw, it has no major cracks.
I wasnt looking to do a full blown rebuild on it yet. Wanted to freshen it up as much as possible and run it.
It turns very smoothly, the cylinder walls...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,224
Posted By msalamanca
Re: Some Flathead advise

So I opened it up this weekend. What do you guys think?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By msalamanca
Re: Nuts, Bolts and Screws - 51 Ford Coupe

Just checked the website for fordscript.com $150 for just the front sheet metal and radiator.
I guess the little things do add up *is this mic on? its a tuff crowd*
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By msalamanca
Re: Nuts, Bolts and Screws - 51 Ford Coupe

For sure, but just wondering if there was a parts style list, maybe someone compiled one?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By msalamanca
Nuts, Bolts and Screws - 51 Ford Coupe

Is there a list of sizes etc, I would like to use all new mounting hardware specially for the front end sheet metal.

There is a nuts and bolts warehouse a stones throw away from my work, and would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,224
Posted By msalamanca
Re: Some Flathead advise

Thanks everyone for the advise. I really appreciate it. I do have to get some of the tools. I was planning on starting on it at the end of the month, so in the mean time I will be getting things for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,224
Posted By msalamanca
Re: Some Flathead advise

What about rebuilding the radiator, verses new one? I was looking at the US Radiator High Efficiency core or the Ultima.
Whats the cost difference between rebuilt and new? Last one i had rebuilt was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,224
Posted By msalamanca
Some Flathead advise

Hello everyone,
I just purchased a EAB Flathead, its stock.
It runs, but needs to be updated. I am not looking to do a total rebuild.
Looking to update, clean and drive.
From what I have read,...
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