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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 364
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

Great project, keep up the pictures, it bring us on the journey with you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 50 Years Today

Ralph, now you’ve got to get that 39 going again, before Spring planting begins.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Back to the barn with a '38

Welcome back, looks like a fine driver to me, clean it up, lube it up, make it safe and drive it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,084
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Who's gonna fill their shoes?

My 5 y.o. Grandson told me “I really like your car Grandpa”, so far he’s the only one who shows interest, I wish he lived closer so he could help me work on the old car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 1932 1933 1934 truck restoration or hot rod

I’m about half way thru that book, I wish I had read it before I went to the Henry Ford, I could have been on the lookout for more of those items on display.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 620
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Introduction

Welcome to the barn, post some pictures of your collection. Somewhere I have a picture of me at age 13 wearing my Uncles black leather jacket sitting on his ‘47 Indian it’s one of my favorite bikes.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Lost in space....

Thats a huge hit&miss what the horsepower on that?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Finally got it home

Looks like a fun project, congrats, btw I miss my 8N, sold it a couple of years ago now I keep finding projects I could use it for.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Uploading pictures

Ken here’s the one I use on my IPad, I use the free version, I usually crop the picture and it uploads fine. I did a screen print of the app, cropped it and uploaded it below.

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,078
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

A little Starting fluid down the carb should fire if it has spark. Do you have a timing light or spark tester to make sure you have a good healthy spark.
My Dad was always telling me you needed 3...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,222
Posted By corvette8n
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

Six years younger than my ‘41 coupe, seems like our cars are getting to be in better shape than us:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 6 volt battery, who has the best?

There are only a handful of battery manufacturers left in the USA, the last 6v I bought was from Tractor Supply, not sure who made the battery. For my wife’s Camry I bought an Optima we’ll see how...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Uploading pictures

If your using windows download Photoscape
http://www.photoscape.org/ps/main/download.php
It lets you save pictures in lower resolution.
If you are using an iPad just crop them in Photoeditor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By corvette8n
Re: tire question for "37 ford fordor

Here’s a chart from Speedway that may help.
http://static.speedwaymotors.com/pdf/tire-size-guide-catalog-506.pdf

I went with 15in radials on my ‘41 (and new rims) this lowered the car about an...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By corvette8n
Re: No door key

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/member.php?u=1800
Get in touch with 32Phil on this forum, he was able to make me some keys from codes on my door lock cylinder.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Here's a Flathead water pump. Let's rebuild it. Sunday tech quickie

Mart: where’s the best place to get the rebuild kits?, I’m sure there are a lot of non-USA kits available.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By corvette8n
High hp flathead build posted 20 hrs ago

https://youtu.be/sUvM5te8ZoY
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,256
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Newbie but am I in the right place

Welcome to the Barn, congratulations on your purchase.
This book may help https://shop.efv8.org/collections/ford-books/products/1941-1948-ford-book-softbound

Post pictures when you get the car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Mart's update: 2021 No8. 32 Sedan Project Pt. 28. Early Ford 3 speed trans build!

Mart great video, do you have the measurements for your tranny stand, I’d like to try welding something up, I don’t have a spare transmission to use to mock it up.
Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,815
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Engine removal '38 deluxe

Love the picture documentation, keep it coming. Reminds me of my first flathead a ‘50 sedan, when I drained the oil I found pieces of rings in the drain pan, surprisingly the cylinder walls were ok.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 871
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Gas rationing A decals

I thought I got mine from Bob Drake’s but I couldn’t find it online.
Here’s and article about them https://www.mafca.com/downloads/Gas%20Ration%20Stickers.pdf

Since you are going to put it on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 780
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Reds headers & Brockman exhaust

My ‘41 has a Reds setup with porter mufflers (made in China) round chrome pipes stick out about 2 inches past rear bumper, not loud at all, nice flathead burble at idle.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 734
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Ford Fence

Now you’ve got to make 3 more sections to put around you vehicle at car shows.:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 989
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Failing health

Sorry to hear about your illness, keep fighting it. About 20 yrs ago I was diagnosed with atypical Meniere's Disease(my neurologist said the only way to prove it was an autopsy and he said most...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,335
Posted By corvette8n
Re: A little eye surgery

Take it easy, and here’s to healing up quickly.
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