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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Nice 34 sedan going to auction 9/19/20

Thanks for the photo David ,Historical car for sure , Ted
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Nice 34 sedan going to auction 9/19/20

It is a Potter trunk ,I believe Bonny and Clyde's car had one ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By FlatheadTed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 558
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Removing oxidation from NOS radiator core

Hi Lawson ,Washing soda is a additive for the washing machine ,mild form of caustic soda.you might find more about it on the Model A , ,,Ted...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 558
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Removing oxidation from NOS radiator core

Washing soda to check it every few hrs ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 558
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Removing oxidation from NOS radiator core

Deap channel whiskers /rear deap channel ,Smokers vent channel .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,526
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: One of those annoying questions...

39 is perceived to be a better box I think because the Syncro can readily be changed ,the early boxes work ok at least my 34 does , in 36 they had the helical cut on 1st gear a bit quieter ,The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,526
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: One of those annoying questions...

What about the Micheal OD fitted into the torque tube ,used a lot in Model As ,gives about the same ratio as a columbia ,produced in the USA . $2 to $3000,
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Steering stablizer

The need for a Steering stabilizer is usually some other problem ,Cross Ply tires ,loose wish bone ,lack of tension on the spring & reverst eyes ,wheel bearings , low caster .king pins , perch bolts...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: brake squeak

Can be ,The new type soft lining when it gets glassed make a noise its the copper type wire imbed in the material ,try all the above fixes and 50 coup mans ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 604
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Question about a "Helmet" distributor

Just to add ,You might want regulate the thickness of that gasket depending the spring tension to points contact required ,or if your running a adapter or not ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,811
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Electrical Issue advice

Yes I agree ,might be fried now ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,811
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Electrical Issue advice

He disconnected the gen wire and it still arced .it looks professionally wired is this some sort of bypass with a Diode hidden somewhere .I see Koates & Bob is right
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 34 Roadster - Brakes Shuddering

As Vett ,Check the perch bolts and wish bone ball ,king pins wheel bearings ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,043
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Front Fender Welting Sliding Out On '40

Go to Manage attachments then right click on your picture a box comes up press edit another full page comes up press resize set it lower ,go back and attach that one ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 34 Roadster - Brakes Shuddering

It could also be Brake shoes not centered ,brake floaters can help this ,or has helped in the past ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,937
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Dim Headlights on 40:

Hope I am not repeating ,Cold solder out let wire on the light switch maybe ,Can he do what you and others said on post 12 ,run a hot wire to back of the bulb , look for change ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,937
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Dim Headlights on 40:

A fire wall ground is good but your lights are connected to the fenders so a ground wire from the battery (or close ) to the bulb holder is better , Yes not original .set up a tempey ground and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: No more gallivanting - temp question

The heater tap should be off when not being used ,check that the thermostats have been installed correctly they have a tendency to roll over weld them into a 2" ss pipe with a 1/8 vent hole...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: No more gallivanting - temp question

Are you running thermostats ,it sounds like you have a 5/10 deg margin only . with out theromostates it should run about 170 (to cold ).you need another row of tubes ,or a shroud will do it ,My 34...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,062
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: New V8 Owner, 1936 Tudor Touring Deluxe

Welcome, great car and plenty of advice here ,getty rarer by the day ,If every thing is right they drive pretty good ,Ted
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 34 tow truck ,

Thanks all for the comments ,I thought 34 had the extra reveal on the back of the cab or is lhat late 33 ,the truck was restored by the driver in NZ ,he is a very good body man the cab was pulled...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1934 pickup horn : Who repairs these Sparton hornss

They share the same internals as 32,to at least 36 .so a swape out could be a simple solution .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 34 tow truck ,

Here's another one .


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHelxo9N-FM
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By FlatheadTed
34 tow truck ,

Here's a laugh you guys might enjoy this ,

https://youtu.be/5K6LrEUqHEo


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