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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 839
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Re: OT - Winter Coming - "Skeeching"

living in queens ny we used to ride our whizzer motorbikes in the snow,one day i entered an intersection and it was snowing heavily i didn't see the car and ran into his right front tire and i flew...
Forum: Early V8 11-07-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By oldskool
WTB travis bike motor/parts off topic

just a shot in the dark has anyone have any travis motor bike motors or parts in there stash,i have an incomplete one that needs a gas tank,flywheel cover and air filter,will buy a complete non...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-28-2020, 03:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By oldskool
Re: flathead to ohv engine swap

there was a1953 mainliner 4 sale recently on craigs in my area it had a chevy 350/turbo 400 i was going to look at it but i was a day late asking price was 5k ,sbc fit but steering linkage is a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,013
Posted By oldskool
Re: aviation gas

airport 1 mile away from me current price for 100LL is 4.75 i will give it a try except for price looks like it has its advantages
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,013
Posted By oldskool
aviation gas

has anyone used aviation gas in a flathead ,some of my street rod friends use it especially when storing the car over the winter, im told it contains no ethanol.
Forum: Early V8 09-23-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 76
Posted By oldskool
chrome oil filter canister 1949-53

real nice rechromed canister the chrome is great,the smudges on it are my finger prints,comes with new fram filter correct for 49-53...$15 shipping usa
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 744
Posted By oldskool
Re: 6 volt Generator in 12 volt system

use a 12v coil, i have been using 6v generators with 12v regulators for years no problem also 6v starters and solenoids, you can use 12v field coils in starters and generators from 60s fords too if...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By oldskool
Re: 9/11

may the people responsible for this horrific crime rot in hell
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By oldskool
Re: Unusual Stromberg 48

my dad had them on a midget v60 two 97 strombergs back in 1947
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By oldskool
Re: brake drums

could be the emergency brake cable adjusted to tight holding shoes out?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 638
Posted By oldskool
Re: Close call today fuel everywhere.

if you have a stromberg carb it best to change to a grose valve instead of the needle and seat type
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By oldskool
Re: Someday this engine will run right.

i heard you can't run solid core ign wires with pertronix is that correct?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By oldskool
Re: 1939 shock rebuilt

i have a 39 trans behind a 303 olds engine all internal part are from 48 ford,.works for me
Forum: Early V8 07-05-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 323
Posted By oldskool
WTB 1941-48 ford convertable project

looking for a solid rust free fairly complete project no motor ok must roll and have complete top mechanics solid floors and frame are a must,abandoned projects or what have you?northeast preferred...
Forum: Early V8 07-03-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By oldskool
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,733
Posted By oldskool
Re: Installing Rear Hub On A '40

needs to be perfectly dry , clean with lacquer thinner or brake cleaner
Forum: Early V8 07-01-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By oldskool
1940 ford convertable

looking for a rust free convt project must have solid floors and frame and fairly complete,no rust buckets,no engine or trans ok must roll.thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 877
Posted By oldskool
Re: OT June 6

i worked with a guy that was in the envasion I was 16 and a stock boy at the local grand union super market bob was older early 30s this was 1958 ,he would tell us youngsters storys of the many...
Forum: Early V8 05-30-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By oldskool
1946-1948 mercury fender trim

front fender s/s trim complete set 4 pieces driver quality with several small dings that will need attention for show,no kinks easy resto. pickup available
Forum: Early V8 05-15-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 205
Posted By oldskool
6v heater motor

41-48 ford/merc heater motor its been tested and in working order, will not fit a 40...$75 plus shipping usps mo or paypal
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By oldskool
Re: 4bbl intake for 8BA

yep that's mine,i have it listed locally as I prefer not to ship, the person I bought the carb from said it was rebuilt but have no other info on it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By oldskool
Re: 4bbl intake for 8BA

yes edelbrock is centered mine w/carter WCFB I really don't what they had in mind with the offset fan mount
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,902
Posted By oldskool
Re: How rare is a 39 Mercury?

my dad had a 39 mercury 2dr sedan and I believe the engine was made in Canada only because the fuel pump went bad and he took it to the auto part store and they said the pump was heavy duty most...
Forum: Early V8 01-23-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By oldskool
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 04:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By oldskool
Re: 40 Heater recore??

I just had my 40 recored for $200 by cap-a-radiator a real rad shop not too many left who work on vintage cars,i wish drake or somebody would repro old ford heater cores,im sure they would be swamped...
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