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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By 32phil
Re: 1932 Body Mix and Match Advice Needed

What you have there is a cowl and windshield opening for a closed car.
It would be suitable for 2dr, 4dr, 5W, Victoria.
It will not work on a 3W, pick up, station wagon or any of the open cars....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,425
Posted By 32phil
Re: 1932 Roadster Frame Rail Sag

In my experience the bulge shown is caused by the frame snubber hitting the top of the axle bells caused by hitting a bump in the road or a rear end collision (one side or both)
I would start by...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 871
Posted By 32phil
Re: 32 Fuel tank clean out

what chemicals/acid did you use ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,732
Posted By 32phil
Re: Hershey 2021

I have heard similar rumors over the years.
One persistent rumor has been that it was moving to Philadelphia or Allentown.
I guess we'll see.

Wherever it goes.......I'm goin'.......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,732
Posted By 32phil
Re: Hershey 2021

Been going since 1973, never missed one.
Until last year....going this year tho !!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By 32phil
Re: 1934 Ford Ignition switch key and door key

1934clint call me and I will walk you through removing the locks without hurting them.
my cell 845 551 5132
Phil
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,067
Posted By 32phil
Re: '36 rear end in my '32

V8COOPMAN I agree 100%
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,067
Posted By 32phil
Re: '36 rear end in my '32

On 32 rears, the torque tubes are the same length for the round flange and the Hex (that's what Ford called the late 32 style TT) style.
Center sections are the same axle center line to the TT...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By 32phil
Re: 34 to 37 steering box

Use The SEARCH function on here. Lot's of good info there.
The Death Wobble issue has been beat to death (sorry I couldn't resist)on here.
In a nutshell
On STOCK Ford suspension it's usually...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By 32phil
Re: 36 steering gear adjustment?

One important factor on the early boxes is to follow the instructions to the letter in the EXACT order they say.
If you do things out of sequence it can change the outcome and how the box performs....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By 32phil
Re: Another loss

Always enjoyed speaking to Kermit.
Fixed up a bunch of locks for him over the years.
It was a pleasure visiting with him at Hershey.
RIP Kermit
see ya on the other side.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 747
Posted By 32phil
Re: Old hydraulic brake conversion on a '32

There's a 32 pedal set on Ebay right now Ebay# 324649607911
they are listed at $400 or best offer certainly worth it.
Left K member legs are available but can be pricey.
Many were removed for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,326
Posted By 32phil
Re: 1934 ignition switch quirky

I carry a small piece of wire 4 inches long with an insulated alligator clip on each end.
In case of a failure as shown in the pictures I can jump the two terminals without taking anything apart and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,215
Posted By 32phil
Re: Model B bell housing numbers

A word of caution do not put a B engine on an engine stand using the bellhousing as the attaching point. The cast iron housing will break causing the engine to fall.
A dangerous and tragic event(...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By 32phil
Re: Ford Model B pump question

It should have a small T shaped petcock.
It's not an on/off lever. That's there to drain the sediment bowl if necessary.
It must be closed for the pump to operate.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,351
Posted By 32phil
Re: Cast iron surface rust removal

Evapo Rust works like a charm
I use it for small parts in a small heated ultrasonic cleaning tank. Works amazingly fast and well.
Be careful with pot metal and aluminum parts. It may erode some of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By 32phil
Re: Pitman arm clocking

Most pitman arms have 4 flats that align it on the sector shaft.
In hot rods we have done I have cut grooves into the flats to match those already there. That allows you to put the pitman arm...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By 32phil
Re: 1932 Ford Hudson steering box

Any one have a picture of the 47- 64 Chevy pick up steering box ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By 32phil
Re: 32phil

Hi All
I'm baaaacccckkk !!!
It's been an interesting 2 weeks since we got home.....to say the least. !!!!
Back in the shop today............
Thanks for your patience
Phil
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,374
Posted By 32phil
Re: 32 ford ooga horn

If I remember correctly there was an article in the V8 Times about Modifying a Model A horn to mount as a 32 boat tail.
I think it was in the late 70's maybe the early 80's
look in the directory...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,083
Posted By 32phil
Re: Swap meets

Daytona Florida at the end of March here in Florida.
Rhinebeck in New York was cancelled.
Not sure about Fitchburg, Mass.
Moved to June or July maybe one of the Mass. guys can jump in.
Upper...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,528
Posted By 32phil
Re: Soldering bullet wire ends to socket

If you solder the connection BEFORE you crimp the concern is if the joint heats up for whatever reason the solder may soften/melt and then the crimp will no longer be tight.
I always crimp first...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By 32phil
Re: 32 door seals

Remember wind lace goes on the body not the door. It goes completely around the door opening including the A pillar molding and the lower kick panels. If you look closely you might find some small...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By 32phil
Re: 1932 ford pickup bed question

There were several discussions just recently about repro truck beds.
Use the search function and you will find them all.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By 32phil
Re: 42-48 Ford Wheels

I have Coker classics on 16 X 5 41 Lincoln wheels in the rear and
16 X 4 40 Ford wheels on the front of my 32 Tudor.
No Tubes, I used Metal valve stems So far no leaks
Just about 75...
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