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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 34 coupe seat info please

We helped do a Cabriolet seat here ,we started with a sedan metal base and straightened the sides with the kit from macs, this would mean the bulge would be different on the base, don't have the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 34 coupe seat info please

Cas I have the base here but sorry its a original sedan one though ,the 391/2 at 13.1/2 ,this could be 13 as it starts to roll out at the point because its a sedan base the sides taper in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1933 34 colors

I guess you have the Ditzler book with the swatches ,troll the web for National jugging shots,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 35 transmission

32to 35 slanted I think Terry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 34 coupe seat info please

The wood extends past the frame only by 1/4 ,its 1/12 from the metal peg and the wood is 1.3/4 from the 1.1/8 hole in the wood . 18.1/4 front to back .13 " from the back its 391/2 wide , 40.3/8...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,033
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Australian 1934 Ford Coupe Ute plus Video

Very good ,great potential ,would be good to see this one when finished ,looks solid sheet metal
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By FlatheadTed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Steering box/shaft removal procedure.

Just to add ,I have done them with the manifold on by rolling it so the sector faces up ,make sure the tube is tight so you can get a firm grip to manoeuver it .once it faces the door you can remove...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,103
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Greasing

Ok Thanks Brian ,you learn something every day (Me doh)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,103
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Greasing

'We recently fitted new king pin bearing to a 39 because they were ceased up ,after reading this thread I went out and checked a set of early king pins (rod brake type ) I noticed a slot in them to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,098
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Water Pump Flow Rate

Its a good topic ,I have spent sometime experimenting with thermostats and with out , , fans ,shrouds, testing pumps ,caps catch cans, header tanks ,Electric fans ,flowing the water back wards .Most...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,098
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Water Pump Flow Rate

Were high flow pumps benefits things is when the Radiator is inefficient it will force the water through but you will need a over flow valve or heeder ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,098
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Water Pump Flow Rate

I have tested the early pumps I was surprised how much they flowed at 1400RPM I got a good stream of water out about two feet ,(didn't have a flow meter ) I agree with the above they don't really...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 926
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Coolant Drain Pitcock Brokern Off

Going by the 37 I have in the shop at the moment there is very little access, its right above the cross member to the rear about a 1" clearance you cannot get a straight line for a drill or ezey out ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,200
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: timing advance how much is to much

Frnkore , I think you explained that real good ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,046
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Weak Spark

MB IF YOUR COIL WAS WIRED BACK TO FRONT ,eg then you may have fried the points ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,089
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Ignition timing

I think this is why Big Job doesn't have a problem.
I have the Standard ignition wall cabinet still loaded with points, condensers, rotors from the 30s and 40s.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,089
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Ignition timing

My post is just my observations of what they appeared to do in the Ford factory ,maybe just a partial video
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,089
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Ignition timing

Here's some tips
http://www.btc-bci.com/~billben/flathead.htm
Distributor timing .32to 48 timing fixture don't need em ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,030
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: transmission floor cover

I would try and reinforce it by maybe welding it first to a square 3/16 section (stamping ),with a hole in it , doesn't matter if it sits lower than stock ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,089
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Ignition timing

The 9th gap will most likely add a premature failure facture into it due to the rubbing block ware ,the and closing up .015 ect is only a starting measurement ,could end up different at the end...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1948 Super Deluxe brakes mysteries solved

A lot of us have made that mistake ,I have the white painted arrow on the 35 ,funny that ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,030
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: transmission floor cover

Reforming the counter sunk bit will be a exercise but as you say a doner chassis would help, A perch bolt nut has a pyramid shape to it could it be cut down and welded facing down to the chassis...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,030
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: transmission floor cover

Weld underneath up on a hoist or cut the floor ether side of the hole and peal the floor back then get a competent welder to tig /mig /gas it back
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,030
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: transmission floor cover

Yes ! looks like it ,build it up with weld or form a 1/8 metal plate or washer with a ball peen hammer and weld it on ,
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