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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2021, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By 48-710
Re: 1934 Ford Roadster Pikes Peak Hill Climb Video

It's not real clear, but, I think Schultz has picked up a hitch hiker at around the 4.34 minute mark.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2021, 02:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,344
Posted By 48-710
Re: Intake Valve not seating

Aussie merc, being a auto machinist i'm hearing ya mate.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2021, 11:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,414
Posted By 48-710
Re: Flathead Ford Related Museums?

Lincoln, Nebraska is were you will find Speedway Motors museum. If flathead performance is included in your bucket list, this place, would be nearly the first cab of the rank.The twisted front axle...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,905
Posted By 48-710
Re: 1940's Los Angeles Dowtown !

Check out the upside down '36 front bumper bar on the '35 Ford at the 30 second mark.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,646
Posted By 48-710
Re: Big Boys Heads

Swarm, if one of the two larger holes just below the center water outlet go through too water should do the job for a temp sender .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,419
Posted By 48-710
Re: 1935 Ford Tudor Deluxe - Wheel Colour

4 Mains,
I have the original rego paper's for my Aussie '35 roadster and it states that it's wheels were silver with the body colour Black .I'm guessing that silver wheels must have been...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,285
Posted By 48-710
Re: Nice country drive

G'Day Lawrie,
Going on, the middle photo it looks like you could do with a drop of rain.How far out west are you?
Cheers, Gary
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,548
Posted By 48-710
Re: 6V red top optima battery

Also interested Kirk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-10-2020, 01:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,343
Posted By 48-710
Re: Flathead Air Pump

I guess that they made do with a 8ba head gasket at some time. You gota do what you gota do. I think that the inlet valve is closed on the compression stroke.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2020, 02:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,763
Posted By 48-710
Re: valve seat cutter

G'Day Lawrie,
Google Neway seat cutters. I think there are what you are looking for.
Cheers, Gary
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,051
Posted By 48-710
Talking Re: 17th Australian Early Ford V8 Nationals - Toowoomba - September 2020

Tubman,
If you did come down and landed in Sydney you might like to visit Woolloomooloo. Then go down to Victoria and take in the sights of Tangambalanga. Yep, they both exist.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,416
Posted By 48-710
Re: Throw out bearing

Redmodelt x 2
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 55,380
Posted By 48-710
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

I'm also in. Lights,action,camera.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,332
Posted By 48-710
Re: Top three Ford Products, '32 - '53

Hey Dan, you got that in one. I know it's more than one, but, it's all the wired wheel v8's for me.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,609
Posted By 48-710
Re: solid copper head gaskets

G'Day Lawrie,
Give these blokes a call.
Ridgecrest Engineering
18...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,113
Posted By 48-710
Re: Roy Nacewicz

Roy, was a God send to me with knowledge and help in getting the correct fasteners for my roadster restoration. Nothing was too much trouble even living half a world away. RIP
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,332
Posted By 48-710
Re: Ford ran 2/3 cars at the 1035 Indy 500?

Looking at the front wheel drive set up with hydraulic brakes.Anybody what brand they would have been?.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,774
Posted By 48-710
Re: 1935 Ford 15-P

It,looks like,that they used some of the car gauges on the instrument panel.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,774
Posted By 48-710
Re: 1935 Ford 15-P

I wonder why the heads were put on the other way?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,053
Posted By 48-710
Re: 1936 Rumble Seat Step Question

Trevor, that is one "large step for mankind" from the ground. We could have done with a small factory pad mounted on the bumper, to make life a little easier, for our lady friends.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,515
Posted By 48-710
Re: valve seat cutters

34p-kup,
The only problem with a magnetic base drill is that the valve guide angle is not at right angles to the block deck. I'm making a small adaptor out of two 1/2" drive socket...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,470
Posted By 48-710
Re: 1935 Ford V8 Wellside Ute

Trevor's photo of the tail light switch (#22) reminds me of my job when we went to the drive in,in the 60's. As a keen, 6 year old, I was out of the car before the speaker was hung up on the post to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,347
Posted By 48-710
Re: Queuing for fuel out near Ayers Rock in the 33

Sorry Tinker,I should have said that the track is a 1/4 mile oval dirt that runs 410 Sprint cars, Street stocks,Speed cars(Midgets) .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,347
Posted By 48-710
Re: Queuing for fuel out near Ayers Rock in the 33

Tinker,
That track surface has been prepped to take water. Most tracks over here are watered with a long boom hanging off the side of the water truck running on the infield.Then the road...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,404
Posted By 48-710
Re: Old ford out west

HEY ,you are right Rob,these is a whole lot of nothing out there. May be the odd 'roo, camel or donkey.
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