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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 32 phaeton wood

I could give you some 34 Australian drawings that would likly be a guide to how they did them ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 545
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Brake Floaters For 1936

Thanks for the endorsement to ,I agree with the locking up ,I spent about five hours playing around with adjustments on this 35 i use a scissor jack and a block against the seat , The weld...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 545
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Brake Floaters For 1936

Just fitted a set to this 1935 ,Current batch heading to Eckler with the following changes to the instructions add weld to one front link 2042 up to one 1/8 ,this sets the wedge at the rear of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 545
Posted By FlatheadTed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,344
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Another Huge Loss to me

My condolences Tony , I know the feeling in the 60s Did many trips with Dad through Ashburton in the V8s, to and fro from the meet works ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 779
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 33 in the hills

Way to go Lawrie ! .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 931
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1936 Ford,, Door Hinges Bolt kits ????

Some had dom top screws Canadian 5 window versus counter sunk USA 3 window ,or the difference might be the bodybuilders, perhaps our residence 36 man Don Rodgers can expand on that ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Radiator Syphon

If you over fill it will flow out until it finds it comfortable high 2" downs about right ,if it goes lower you have a problem Gasket or blocked core ,Ted
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,315
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1939 pedals

On 34 pedals I used 2nd hand king pin bushes reamed out to the next size this should work on 32 cross shafts as well ,new ones are available .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,295
Posted By FlatheadTed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 752
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 34 tool storage?

Just saying yi know ,The metal ones are for ones with no trunks,this dosint look as good as Kpars ,but not that difficult to make you need a folder though ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 752
Posted By FlatheadTed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 752
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 34 tool storage?

Fabricating
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 752
Posted By FlatheadTed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 752
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 34 tool storage?

Heres another one
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: connector sleeve for choke rod

Go to a electrical shop get a large 1/8 Nickel , plastic covered wire joiner it has two set screws in it x 2 ,Not stock but ,!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 935
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1941 convertible backfire to carb, with video

The later carb ,like Ford or Holly has a vacuum port were it mates to the manifold make sure it has the correct manifold .The early one has a heat riser port there that can bring exhaust gas into...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,216
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: '37 Ford all locked up

I had the same but the car was 12 volt in this case the ring gear rubbed a cut into the back of the pan ,we removed the fly wheel and turned a 1/8 groove in it then added corresponding dimples of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,216
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: '37 Ford all locked up

As mentioned a flat battery or bad connections can cause a starter to lock up ,we had this also on a 37 no amount of rocking would free it up even loosen the bolts ,and banged it with a 2x4 ,had...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Trick to remove OFF ON ignition plate

Cut a slot in them or get a chisel under the plate or Get a nail and tin some solder to it at one end ,then solder the drive nail and it together with a good soldering iron ,then unscrew it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,939
Posted By FlatheadTed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,659
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Use of Slip plate to lube springs

From my experience ,If the springs are lubed and the shocks are not that great serious axl tramp can occur on corrugated roads even to the point of braking a axle ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,692
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Question on Cam Gear Marks - UPDATE

Sometimes a cam can move just move the crank around , a zip lock doesn't give you 4 Deg , I could be wrong though
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,692
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Question on Cam Gear Marks - UPDATE

A Kr would give you a 4Deg built in advance ,You could pull the gear out fit longer bolts rotate it to were you want cam and all ,(use a large bar or the like between the bolts ) when the tooths...
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