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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,178
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: The fun begins

Great looking truck! There are two things that will dramatically change the handling of your truck. I drive a '37 1/2 ton that i converted to hydraulic brakes ('39-'40), and after about 10,000 miles...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 898
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: It RUNS ....and then it DIES....

If you replace your fuel pressure regulator, i would suggest using a "Malpassi" brand regulator. Dead nuts accurate, absolutely trouble free. Bought mine online from England, got it in four days. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,137
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Bubbas helper for many years

Some guys really know how to drag a job out! ��
Happy birthday, Terry.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: It's a MIRACLE!

Zeke3, again another detail i omitted, i'm new at starting new threads. Yes, i had the crank ground so that i could use a rope seal on the rear main bearing.
Cadillac512, thanx for the positive...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: It's a MIRACLE!

Thanx for the positive comments, i know i mentioned it before, but after a thousand miles the outside of the motor is bone dry, no leaks anywhere!
Newc, good question regarding the pan vent, i used...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By hotcoupe
It's a MIRACLE!

Well, not quite a miracle, but now that i have your attention . . ., i wanted to show you how i went about installing a hidden pcv system in my 81A motor. I used an original '37 intake manifold and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,480
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Posting Pictures

Just downloaded a re-sizing app, thanx for the info.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,480
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Posting Pictures

How do you "edit" (to make it smaller) an image that is already in your devise?
Thanx,
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: 32 headlight Lens

O. A. diameter 9 1/4".
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: 50 ford woodie chassis finally in derusticator!

Looks like a plywood box with a plastic liner, very simple. Please post results, interesting.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 870
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: 1947 Lincoln Zephyr

Wow!!.....nice!!!!.....I love the Art Deco taillight treatment......good for you!!.....Mark

Not an expert, but by the late 40's,Art Deco styling was a thing of the past. I believe the car was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 858
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: 1934 Roadster For The Early Ford V-8 Foundation Museum

Very generous of Mr.&Mrs. Fox! Looks like a beautiful addition.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,962
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: First 100 Miles!!! Or a touch more. My '39 Pickup

Terrific looking truck! Well done, sir.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: installing engine

I just re-installed the engine in my '37 1/2 ton, couldn't get the engine and trans to mate up. I worked for two or three hours (getting more and more frustrated by the minute), finally pulled the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: 1940 front stabilizer/sway bar

Warm them up in hot water, use a small amount of liquid dish washing detergent on the bar and brute force.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Attempt two at a sacrificial anode

Google "pencil zinc anode".
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2020, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Re-install hubcap cap

If you freeze the carbon steel part and heat the stainless steel part (250*), they will slip back together. You have to work fast!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,631
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: PCV VALVE SYSTEM for 8BA with Early Intake Manifold

Excellent presentation, thanx.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 832
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: 40 Ford Brakes

I drive a '37 1/2 ton, and when i was working on the truck i installed '40 brakes. All new or re-built components, arced the shoes, dot 5,etc.,etc never was confident in an emergency situation,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,365
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Awesome tool ad parody

"low lubricant level" and/or "wheel bearing adjustment" indicator light.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,365
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Awesome tool ad parody

The trailer is on it's side.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,262
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Been dabbling in Stainless trim repair

I have restored several S.S. items, it requires a lot of time and concentration. I use a lot of different techniques and tools, one of the most useful tools is a urethane block that i use as a dolly....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: How to properly use Glyptal

I've used Glyptol several times and each time i've used it, i baked it per instructions. The result was hard as glass. I'm getting ready to do the engine cases on my '48 Indian.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,930
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Chrome shop using dull nickel .

St. Louis plating will plate dull nickel, they are on Franklin Ave. They have plated several things for me in dull nickel.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,949
Posted By hotcoupe
Re: Broke down

Pick up a can of dent and scratch remover, it comes in a blue can. Better get the large size!
Tom
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