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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 807
Posted By qmdv
Re: Maiden voyage accomplished!

I love 32's and 36's But a 40 is just a doll. In high school a buddy had a 40 two door sedan with a Cadillac V8. I remember that the back seat was huge. Good memories
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 654
Posted By qmdv
Re: 32-34 4 cylinder motor.

Here is Kong Jackson, Ed Winfield and Me Tim Avery in 1976 looking over by Banger with a Cook four port head. Had a C crank with the rods machined by Kong to fit a Volvo insert. Crank turned to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 923
Posted By qmdv
Re: Large axle nuts

I do know that. I should have put that disclaimer in my post
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 923
Posted By qmdv
Large axle nuts

I have only used the larger axle nuts in the past and most of the rodders back in the day in LA area used them as well. Common auto parts store item in the early 1960's. Uses 1 1/4" socket

I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By qmdv
Re: 32 roadster Floor Board

I bet an old metal chapstick lid is harder to find than original Ford socket
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By qmdv
Re: 32 roadster Floor Board

Wonder what the thread was in those sockets.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By qmdv
32 roadster Floor Board

I am building floor boards for a 32 Brookville roadster. I have a copy of the Model 18 notes by Dave Cole on building the number 1 Floor board. It shows a part number 353109-S15 Floor socket that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,177
Posted By qmdv
Re: What Electric Pump do you recommend?

I use a Facet that looks like the old Bendix from 50 years ago. I was working on a John Deere a few months ago and just loved the fuel pump that it had. What I liked is when it was up to pressure...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,041
Posted By qmdv
Re: Two Piece Oil Pans? When were they made?

And that is kind of nice especially if you have no leaks in the pan or seals
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 820
Posted By qmdv
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,666
Posted By qmdv
Re: 15 inch Wheel ID

Just ordered up some baby moons for the 8 1/8th nubs.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By qmdv
Re: 1939 Ford Deluxe Roadster

It as a back seat that is under cover when the top is up. Why was it not called a phaeton?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By qmdv
Re: Engine Turned Guage Panels

Wow that does look good.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By qmdv
Re: Engine Turned Guage Panels

We did this in auto shop Burbank High in 1963. any machine shop should be able to do a good job. Or do it your self https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EnkbQ2UY58
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By qmdv
Re: 97 Accelerator Pump Woes

Only had non ethanol gas in the car. My problem is that I have been working on other stuff on the car, and fishing. Need to get it working again then drive it more
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By qmdv
Re: 97 Accelerator Pump Woes

Memory is not as it used to be. Second thought tells me it is leather. Six months ago I soaked it in light oil and gave it a good massage. Like I said it worked fine but I do not think I need to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By qmdv
97 Accelerator Pump Woes

Had a pair of Stromberg 97's rebuilt several years ago. Finally had everything together 6 months ago and the accelerator pumps did not work. Was advised by the rebuilder to take them out and bend...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,334
Posted By qmdv
Re: Rust remover

I am buying the electric car https://ufksekdfds.myshopify.com/products/the-small-electric-car
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,334
Posted By qmdv
Re: Rust remover

It came up on Farcbook. And thank you
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,334
Posted By qmdv
Rust remover

Has anybody used this. If it is as good as the add I will get it

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By qmdv
Re: Thermostat for 59AB

The stats I have are 2" diameter at the flange and 1 1/2 at the small end. Saying just grind an 1/8 inch all the way around the flange to give a total of 1/4 inch reduction in flange diameter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By qmdv
Re: Thermostat for 59AB

Am thinking the same as you. But dang I am pretty sure I saw a post on this forum or the Hamb about making these work after some trick massaging. I have not been very successful in my search
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By qmdv
Thermostat for 59AB

I do remember some place reading that the hot set up for a 59AB thermostat was the Robertshaw 330 - 180 deg. I bought some NOS on ebay some time ago and now it is time to install. I understand they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,136
Posted By qmdv
Re: Never rent your car to the studios

They took off the front bumper and put on a 2x12. The gate and other stuff that they ran over was put together with toothpicks. I was sitting in a Motel when I watched it for the first time. Man...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,136
Posted By qmdv
Never rent your car to the studios

In the late 70's I rented a car to the studios. They said they would be gentle. It was a 29 Roadster Pickup. B engine with a Cook four port and two downdraft Winfields. Was partially done when I...
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