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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 11:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,954
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Shoebox Central's Steering Upgrade Kit?

Denny,
I jumped over to the H.A.M.B. and did a quick search on Shoebox Suspension, found a lot of stuff to read,.... but not finding what you mention, maybe a link? Thanks!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,954
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Shoebox Central's Steering Upgrade Kit?

I too am interested in any current comments regarding this kit. Shoebox Central uses a picture of this kit for their STEERING section of their web page, but going in there is no listing of it at the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Shoebox
Re: '51 tudor tail light quarter spears

Thanks guys for the responses,...on a Sunday after Thanksgiving to boot:). Oh believe me I have quite a Wish List going at Shoebox Central, but no new spears, haven't asked about used as I have a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Shoebox
'51 tudor tail light quarter spears

I am wondering if anyone repops the tail light spears on the quarters of a '51 Tudor? I am in the process of checking with all the usual suppliers, no luck so far. On my first '51 I did get a pair...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Shoebox drop leaf springs with blocks

Just ran into the same thing while installing new Coker 205/75s on my newly acquired '51 Tudor. Previous owner had 3" lowering blocks installed and I couldn't barely install rear tires. I'll have to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,009
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Narragansett reproductions

Thanks for the responses fellas. DavidG, yes I'm aware of Google, used it to go to Narragansett website, where it stated to call for prices as catalogs were being updated, and went to their facebook...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,009
Posted By Shoebox
Narragansett reproductions

If it weren't Sunday, I'd simply try calling these folks, but as it is, does anyone know if Narragansett Reproductions is still in business? I know their founder, Ed Pease passed several years ago. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By Shoebox
Re: 51 ford car-radiator placement

JHFORD51,
THANK YOU, ........ that's what I had thought/hoped. I did just acquire an nos V8 air deflector. Ken Henry thanks, will have to add that book to the library.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By Shoebox
Re: 51 ford car-radiator placement

Thanks for the response, I know the radiators mount in different positions, what I don't remember is if a different core support is needed, I am checking my service manual as I type this. Thank you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By Shoebox
Re: 51 ford car-radiator placement

Thanks Ken, .... what do you have for a "restorer's guide"?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By Shoebox
Forum: Early V8 11-11-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 88
Posted By Shoebox
Wtb: Used/nos fenton headers

I'm looking for a pair of used or NOS Fenton cast iron headers for flathead V8. Looking for the quality of those made some years back, as opposed to what's available new now. Thank you.
Forum: Early V8 11-11-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Wtb- 49-51 v8 bellhousing, starter plate, oil pan

I was fortunate and got all that i was looking for .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By Shoebox
51 ford car-radiator placement

I went through this over 10 years ago and just can't remember. In a 6 cylinder car the radiator mounts ahead of the core support. In a V8 the rad mounts behind the support. Are there 2 different...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,218
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Fenton cast iron headers

Not the SAME car, but another '51.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,218
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Fenton cast iron headers

Yep, looks like I'll have to troll for a pair of used or NOS. Patrick's did close up in Nov. 2018 Thanks for the response.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,218
Posted By Shoebox
Fenton cast iron headers

I've seen some discussion on this recently, but just wanted bring this up and see what if any suggestions. So,.....about 10 years ago I purchased a pair of Fenton headers, either from Flathead Jack...
Forum: Early V8 11-08-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By Shoebox
Wanted:'51 deluxe ign switch bezel & nut

I need the ignition switch bezel and retaining nut/ring for a '51 Tudor. I'd even consider buying a complete dash for a reasonable price. Thank you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Paint code source

OK guys,
Thank you for the responses, I actually use Google and other search engines within various forums, and I had found info regarding up to 1950, and it probably is valid for 1951, so I should...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By Shoebox
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 480
Posted By Shoebox
Re: 1951 bellhousing question

Just wanted to say 'Thank You' to all, for the responses regarding my '51 V8 needs regarding parts needed to drop a V8 into my newly aquired '51 Tudor. I believe I thanked everyone individually, but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By Shoebox
Paint code source

Does anyone know of a reference source for finding the paint code for the gray color that appears on '49-'51 (and possibly others) dash and garnish moldings? Thanks guys.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2021, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By Shoebox
Re: 53 engine rebuild is done!

Great looking car! but we need some pics of the rebuilt flatmotor!
Forum: Early V8 11-04-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By Shoebox
Wtb- 49-51 v8 bellhousing, starter plate, oil pan

Changing a '51 Tudor from 6 to V8, need bell housing, starter plate, and oil pan. Whether you have all or some...please give me a shout! Thank You!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 480
Posted By Shoebox
Re: 1951 bellhousing question

Yes, I sent him a pm,.... was waiting to hear back.
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