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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,344
Posted By johndee138
Re: drum puller

^^^^
That's ^^^^ what I've used in the past. works well enough I would love a "real" puller but it runs almost 10 times the cost for the above unit. I get the good one someday
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,048
Posted By johndee138
Re: Scammer Alert !

He got a "free" Stromberg from me!
The SOB.
Also claims to be a Christian and touts law enforcement support.
Red Flags
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,048
Posted By johndee138
Re: Scammer Alert !

I have another one to add to the list,

Hal Schaffer WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/FORDFLATHEADCARBURETOR

He appears on Facebook and other places claiming to be a stromberg carb rebuilder
in Senoia GA....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,677
Posted By johndee138
Re: Wheels are back from the powder coater

Definitely remove the powder buildup at the lug nut seating areas. you may think your wheel is snugged up tight and come to find that the powder has turned loose under the pressure applied and your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 886
Posted By johndee138
Re: Check out this period foto 32 Phaeton

Those are Vogue tires created by the Vogue tire company around 1918-20.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vogue_Tyre#/media/File:Paul_Whiteman-L29-1934.jpg

Pretty cool, would love a set on my 36
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 801
Posted By johndee138
Re: To be or not to be a 1936 club cabriolet

Hobbies are usually money wasters, not money makers. The return on investment is the fun you have participating in your particular passion.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 703
Posted By johndee138
Re: Temp gage acting stange

Will the 35-39 temp gauge units interchange with each other?
(Not the year specific faces but the actual working parts & glass column with the red liquid)
I could use a working thermometer temp...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By johndee138
Re: 35 pickup door & roof panels

When I did my door panels I got some double sided tape, and a roll of tracing paper. Taped the paper to the door and marked the places for the outer edges and all the holes I wanted. Then got some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 745
Posted By johndee138
Re: Front window 1936 5 window

Jan you definitely need the 35-6 Ford book that the V8 club publishes. It is a world of info at your fingertips and worth EVERY penny it will cost you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-20-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,236
Posted By johndee138
Re: Halogen conversion kit experience

Check out this from Ebay
6v LED headlight kit
listing # 254245656282
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By johndee138
Re: Water Temp Sensor for Electric Fan

I put my sensor just below the top tank in the radiator. Just pushed it between the tubes. works fine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By johndee138
Re: rear trans mount swap on a 36

I swapped my stock trans for a T-170 and of course removed the seat but all I really had to do was remove some floor pan bolts and insert some blocks of wood to give me enough room to get in there to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By johndee138
Re: Sun Visor Repair

Not by a long shot.
Although the majority of my work with this machine has been in leather.
Thanks for the nice compliment!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By johndee138
Re: restoring a 1935 swivel ashtray

I put one in my 36 in place of the radio. The ash receptacle just pulls away from the central pivot post. It has some little protrusions that grab either side of the pivot post. The face and the body...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By johndee138
Re: Sun Visor Repair

Here are some pix of the recovered visors
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By johndee138
Re: Sun Visor Repair

I just redid some visors for my coupe. I had some thick cardboard like the kind that used to come in laundered shirts but thicker. I wet the fold with water and let it get soft and folded it in half....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,017
Posted By johndee138
Re: reliable fuel gauge? anyone?

BOY! this thread has sure veered off from what I originally posted the question for. Apparently the upshot of all this is, there isn't much available that will work with the original gauge, (what I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,017
Posted By johndee138
Re: reliable fuel gauge? anyone?

My car is a 36, converted to 12v. I've got a crappy Drake unit that didn't work, some other off brand unit that was touted to be a great replacement, and the non functioning
King Seely unit, if I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,017
Posted By johndee138
reliable fuel gauge? anyone?

I don't know about you guys, but I've been thorough a number of fuel gauge senders that were "supposed" to work correctly but didn't. At this point I'm willing to look at anything that can be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By johndee138
Re: Installing Wind cord

nothing in that link
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 556
Posted By johndee138
Re: Metermatch

I hope this will work for our cars. I have quite a few replacements that said they would work but didn't. Finally gave up and just stop for fuel frequently and carry a bit with if I'm going far.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By johndee138
Re: Is the brake master cylinder filled through a hole in the floor?

I got a remote kit for my 36 that uses a 39 M/C from
EZ-FILL remote reservoirs at
http://highway101ind.com/
It works great, not a pain in the ass to check your fluid level, I did cut a hole in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 780
Posted By johndee138
Re: Oil dipstick boss

One on eBay this evening from 3rd Gen Autimotive
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,221
Posted By johndee138
Re: Looking for exhaust port layout drawing

You want a tracing off of my Stumpy mount, or a header? I could do that for you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By johndee138
Re: Radiator support rods question

bought some for my 36, too long and I had to buy a set of split dies to rethread the stainless
took a couple of passes to get decent threads cut
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