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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,210
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Drake Sale:

MY BEEF has nothing to do with whether or not a part is in stock with THIS supplier. If it is out of stock and HAS BEEN re-ordered, mark it as BACK ORDERED. If the part is out of stock and HAS NOT...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,210
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Drake Sale:

It's seemingly evident here that none of the English Comprehension classes that you may have been afforded as a child went very well. It's not difficult to understand that a "backorder" strongly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 774
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Maiden voyage accomplished!

deuce....Of course one cannot realistically do any judging via pictures on the internet, but it is sometimes easy to get a feel for the kind of work and sweat that a guy puts into a restoration, and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 774
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Maiden voyage accomplished!

This little coupe is gorgeous. If I didn't know better, the fit and finish could easily be confused for one of Kubarth's builds. Here's hoping a few "finished" pictures are forthcoming. I love...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,079
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Loss of Hot Rod Deluxe

Believe in the hereafter. You must believe that the only thing these folks are "here after" is your money! DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,210
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Drake Sale:

Michael....I have to wholeheartedly agree with every word you say here. My beef, besides the frequent use of terms like "exact copy" or "authentic reproduction" when the parts AIN'T exactly the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,210
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Drake Sale:

A backorder is a retailer's request to a supplier or wholesaler for additional stock of a sold-out item to satisfy an outstanding customer order. If the old Ford supplier is merely waiting-around to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 37 fuel tank

Only problem with filling the tank with water is that the water becomes a GI-HUGIC heat sink. You ever try melting solder on a copper fitting with the copper pipe still full of water? Almost...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,210
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Drake Sale:

Yeah, we'd all be in a world of hurt without a bunch of these parts. And some of these suppliers HAVE invested hugely. But the ones we're talking about ALL hung their shingle out long ago, and by...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,195
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: So much for Irish Spring and Dryer Sheets.....

No poison here! Five gallon bucket with just about six or seven inches of plain water in bucket. Dump the bucket and the carcasses the next morning. DD

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,086
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: French Flathead Blocks

Not only is she cool with flatheads....she's good lookin', too! An absolute sweetie!! DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,086
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: French Flathead Blocks

My wife got mine as a surprise Christmas gift straight from Richard Lejeurne at Halibrand just after these things were discovered...the original going price of $1,500. Mine is still in the crate...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 597
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Cleaning the center bearing.

Soooo....Is there possibly a "winner" betwixt y'alls? That is, between you's two guys, which of ya has the best (or dumbest) "dumb-ass" story? Remember, we'll keep the results private, just to...
Forum: The Test Forum 02-09-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 51,171
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

BROKEN BELL


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=421241&d=1581201036
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,949
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Distributor to 1951 255 8BA

Hell, if we're gonna indulge in some shamelessness, let's do it BIGLY! These things are beautiful, and from all reports that I've seen, bulletproof too! DD

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2020, 11:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,170
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Wd-40

I probably haven't shot it in nearly twenty years now, but I used to use WD-40 as the propellant in my potato gun. It would send a potato out of sight downrange. Is that stuff still flammable...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,195
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: So much for Irish Spring and Dryer Sheets.....

Ineffective house cat!


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Forum: The Test Forum 02-05-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 51,171
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

Merc tubes






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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,058
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Attn New Zealand Barners: 1941 Pickup Front Axle

...because it still incorporates the '40-type chassis....NOT the more updated '41-type car chassis. DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Otis the drunk got a car

I can't find it now, but I remember reading an article years ago and it seems Dick Scritchfield may have ended-up with the car as a result of a huge studio auction. Seems like the studio had owned...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Otis the drunk got a car

Here's a better picture....they are NOT skirtless. DD


https://itrolls.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/4204e-6a00e54ed05fc2883301bb07aa9d71970d-400wi.jpg?w=676
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 576
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 32 vs 33-34 Pedal Differences???

Tim....As an interesting side note (I fully understand that you are referencing "CAST" pedal arms), Ford DID continue to use BEAM-shaped arms on occasion until who knows when, as seen with this '39...
Forum: The Test Forum 02-04-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 51,171
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

Train Wreck



https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/wp-content/uploads/train-gif.gif




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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: How bad can it be...the tale of a -41

THIS car had a bad "FRONT impact collision safety system!" DD


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=420732&d=1580741993


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 576
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 32 vs 33-34 Pedal Differances???

Ya learn somethin' every day. Unfortunately, that was a WAG on my part. I'd have bet $10 on that being forged, too! Like I've been known to say..."WTF do I know?" Thanks, Tim! DD
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