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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By TJ
Re: 1952 Ford Ranch Wagon VIN

The '52 F-1 also has a frame number to match the plate in the glove box. It's on top of the right frame rail near the front crossmember. The problem with the ID number on the glove box door is the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 490
Posted By TJ
Re: Air Cleaner Mystery!!

I suspect that the oil cap, hose and fitting are an aftermarket set up you could buy from Western Auto or other stores to attach to your stock air cleaner. Early smog control device.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 421
Posted By TJ
Re: 1940 Ford floor plates around column/pedals

How about those serials that were on the Saturday matinees. Zorro, Don Winslow of the Navy, Flash Gordon, etc. For 25 cents you got a full feature movie, usually Roy Rogers or Hopalong Cassidy, the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 421
Posted By TJ
Re: 1940 Ford floor plates around column/pedals

If Mike (deuce roadster) can't find his let me know. I can make a pattern for you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By TJ
Re: 1952 Ford Ranch Wagon VIN

According to the 1952-53 book (two volume set) put out by the Early Ford V-8 Club of America there is a frame number on your car. The number can be found on the right side of the frame. There is a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By TJ
Re: Uni-Steer advice sought

John if the socket head cap screws are going in to a "dead hole" on the steering arms be sure to use some "Loctite" on the threads.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By TJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,054
Posted By TJ
Re: Our Friend, Shadetree - Medical Issues

Shadetree, get well soon, we miss your great advice.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By TJ
Re: Question about 1934 Ford hubcaps

Polished stainless. The old Argentine repos were chrome and poor chrome to boot. They would rust overnight if the local male dog got to them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 638
Posted By TJ
Re: Seat springs: paint or no?

I use that cheap rattle can black from Walmart.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By TJ
Re: Uni-Steer advice sought

The term "preferred" may or may not have been the correct term, but the Ford engineers ran it to the spindle for a reason. In all the info that I have seen the drag link should run parallel to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By TJ
Re: Uni-Steer advice sought

To the spindle is the preferred method rather than the tie rod.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 635
Posted By TJ
Re: 39 ford

You can get spray lithium with the plastic tube to get into difficult places. You symptoms sound more like worn gears. Gears are pot metal and they do wear.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By TJ
Re: Installing Wind cord

Knowing the year of the car would help. different years use different methods
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By TJ
Re: '40 Disk/Drum brakes, no rear brake problem

When you add the adapter to the original pedal assembly you need a longer push rod.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 893
Posted By TJ
Re: Anyone fitted a Bob Drake Rear Anti-Sway Bar kit?

Good to know as I just bought the kit.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By TJ
Re: Screwed on a pair of 36 front shocks

Those are Delco -Lovejoy shocks that are made to put on an old Ford. They actually work better than the stock shocks and if they leak you can get a kit and rebuild them yourself. Did you ask for a...
Forum: Early V8 03-14-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By TJ
1933-34 V-8 Club hardbound book

V-8 Club's 33-34 Ford hardbound book. Has some slight damage to the bottom of the front cover. $20 plus actual shipping cost. Tom 707-255-1230 or send me an e-mail.
BOOK IS SOLD.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By TJ
Re: Received a few cancellation notices to pass on: The Howard County parts meet tomo

More people dying on the highways on a daily basis that dying from the virus. Way too much media hype.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By TJ
Re: 49 woodie tracking

Were the spacers put in for looks or were they needed for inner fender clearance? 2" spacers are a lot of load on the axle studs.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By TJ
Re: POR 15 question

Use in a well ventilated area. It's great stuff and the safest way to use it is to brush it on. Wear old clothes and use rubber gloves. As others have said if it gets on your skin you will wear it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By TJ
Re: Portland (Oregon) Roadster Show and Portland Swap Meet Reportedly CANCELLED

Just got notice from a friend who got an official notice from the PIR (Portland Raceway) swap meet that it has been cancelled and the one at Expo has also been cancelled. Notice stated that they may...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By TJ
Re: 1941 vs. 1940 Columbia Controls

Just got them from C and G. They have them in stock.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By TJ
Re: 1934 window channel kit for 3 window front doors

Most if not all of the window channel kits are made by Vintique. Every time I bought one , no matter who was the vendor, it came in a Vintique box. I would just shop around for the best price and ask...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 928
Posted By TJ
Re: whats this fuzz growing in my new radiator?

Looks like electrolysis to me caused by the aluminum.
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