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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,294
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Do not do business with this person

I've got an account with FedEx. I go to get the box weighed and a quote to give to a prospective buyer. They agree and send the money. Once I get confirmation of the payment and I go back to FedEx...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 47 Pickup wiper motors, parts. installation, etc

Newport Engineering makes a kit for a '47 p/u. Their stuff is top notch but a bit pricey. But they are only 12 volt.

https://newportwipers.com/product/1940-47-ford-truck/#wiper-motor
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Double deckers

From what I see in the photos you're only hanging bare 8ba blocks from the rear bell housing holes not 59 series, correct?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 933
Views: 66,326
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Personally not a hunter but no problem with those who hunt for the meat. More deer are killed in PA by cars than hunters, IIRC. My BIL makes Elk jerky and I'm guessing deer jerky would be tasty as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,154
Posted By 51504bat
Re: ideas on a cheap wash tub?

These are definitely large enough. New or reconditioned they are expensive but they are generally available from construction sites or recycle centers. Cut the top of and its even big enough to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 933
Views: 66,326
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Chris,
Thanks for the maple syrup lesson but no sugar maples here in SoCal.:cool:
According to the weather reports it looks like you should be getting some more snow. Stay dry and warm.
Tim
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 933
Views: 66,326
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

We I lived outside of Philadelphia when I was a kid we had several maple trees in the front yard. One winter my dad, a chemist by training decided to tap the trees and make maple syrup. Apparently...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,290
Posted By 51504bat
Re: No Shipping

From where? You might try Greyhound.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Convert to 12v

Try this:
https://vintageautogarage.com/how-to-convert-any-vehicle-to-12-volts-free-guide/?inf_contact_key=4330bb92796169ce654b20b3a8b35159680f8914173f9191b1c0223e68310bb1
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 1941 Ford pickup

IIRC @Ryan was looking for a '40/'41 some time ago.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,035
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Narragansett reproductions

Another source for high quality original as well as with mods such as turn signals is YnZ's Yesterdays Parts.
https://www.ynzyesterdaysparts.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,290
Posted By 51504bat
Re: No Shipping

I've shipped parts to Europe and Australia as well as through out the US. Only time I had an issue was with a USPS flat rate box with a pair of flathead pumps going back east. Box was pierced and a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 726
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Swap Meet Redlands, California

Wishing I was there. Good hunting and selling!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,953
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Covid excuse to play hookey

In the mid '70's a buddy had a similar Landcruiser. He knew it was slow but just didn't know how slow. UNTIL. He was on vacation towing a tent trailer with his family going camping in the Sierra's....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 51 ford car-radiator placement

Lee at Brassworks would know. I know they are super busy but when I ordered the radiator for my '39 p/u he spent a lot of time on the phone and by email to insure everything was correct. Nice guy on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Crusty Master Cylinder - Rebuild or Buy New?

I agree, after all China can make Nukes. But the problem with China parts as I see it is that the vendors want cheaper and cheaper parts so the quality has to suffer in order to keep costs low to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2021, 12:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 726
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Swap Meet Redlands, California

BTT. For a first time event this has all the makings of a good swap meet. Real car guys are involved with making it happen. We need to have a good turn out so this won't be a one and done meet. I'm...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,093
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Craftsman torque wrench, great deal at Lowe's

Contrary to what some will tell you, Snap On does make some of its tool line in off shore factories including China. But according to the Snap On web site torque wrenches are still USA made.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,093
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Craftsman torque wrench, great deal at Lowe's

Are you sure that a Snap On one is USA made? Contrary to what some will tell you, Snap On does make some of its tool line in off shore factories (China?) Not sure about torque wrenches.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,065
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 1949 Merc 8CM engine

For head bolts try:
Mac Vanpelt
http://www.vanpeltsales.com/



Michael Driskell
https://thirdgenauto.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 883
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 17" 5 x 5 1/2 Wheel Rims - Do they exist?

https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/problems-with-wheel-vintiques.1048625/
https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/wheel-vintiques-a-bad-supplier.795533/
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 790
Posted By 51504bat
Re: CA YOM License Plate Program Question

Correct. Commercial plates not required for a Model A but later year pickups - I believe after 1934 but I could be wrong- require commercial plates with the corresponding weight fees. I do know that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 790
Posted By 51504bat
Re: CA YOM License Plate Program Question

Give Shelly at Shelly's Registration Services a call and see what she says. She knows the DMV process inside and out. She handled the vin verification and all the necessary paper work to register a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 8ba into 39 pickup.

Correct on the U shaped spacers/brackets when using the Merc pumps. That is what I have on the 8ba in my '39 p/u.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 790
Posted By 51504bat
Re: CA YOM License Plate Program Question

I've got yom plates on my '39 p/u and have had them on 2 other '40 trucks but I'm no authority. I thought I had heard that there was a way to do what you're wanting to do. But according to the DMV...
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