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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,085
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Top three Ford Products, '32 - '53

40 Deluxe coupe, 40 Tudor, 49-51 Shoeboxes!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 47,915
Posted By Shoebox
Re: New block

Full plate, busy guy absolutely! But apparently no flathead V8 info since 2017, but if I missed something, gosh let me know.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 47,915
Posted By Shoebox
Re: New block

Certainly good to hear, and not surprised that he is busy. However I was speaking to any word on the flathead V8 project.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 47,915
Posted By Shoebox
Re: New block

I like many others here have anxiously followed this thread, and am very appreciative of the time Tod has invested. I do have to ask, and correct me if I am wrong, but has it not been years since we...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,089
Posted By Shoebox
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,026
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Back from the upholstery shop

Very nice looking! May I ask how long the job took?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Vintage vehicle chrome

X2 on the Chrome Shop!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,712
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Shop led lighting

Guys,
Thanks again for all the responses and information. My need for high bay lights is because my attached garage/shop is also home to an airplane. On the hangar side the ceilings are high (see...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,712
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Shop led lighting

Thanks for the responses guys. 51 MERC any info on the units you used, such as watts, lummens ? I'm interested in round lights that can hang from existing hooks.


Scott
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,712
Posted By Shoebox
Shop led lighting

When I built my house with attached shop 18 years ago, for the tall ceiling I used what was recommended, metal halide I believe. Recently several have died, and I never did like the buzzing sound....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 844
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Erratic idle

That's a good one!!:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,681
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Roy Nacewicz

I never had the pleasure of meeting him in person, however as others have mentioned, he was so nice, knowledgeable, and helpful on the phone. Sad to learn of his passing.

God Bless
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,421
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Happy bday 1939

Here's my '39 Merc, bought it with paper route money at age 15. Dad made me sell it to a car collector friend of the family when we ran out of garage space. I bugged him to sell it back to me for 45...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 422
Posted By Shoebox
Flathead jack

As we know, Flathead Jack closed/retired. Although I don't know for sure, I would imagine he still had a fair amount of inventory. Anyone know if someone acquired his stuff??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,806
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Flathead Jack

WOW, about when did this happen? I know I was in his online catalog seems like a few months ago. I bought a LOT of parts from him for my first FH build. Shortly afterward I ordered some other parts...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,896
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Anybody use this reamer for kingpins?

x2 What 1948F1 said. I had machine shop hone my 39 Merc spindles, absolute perfection!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,514
Posted By Shoebox
Re: fuel pump push rod hole and electic fuel pump

FWIW, Flathead Jack offers a machined little button for this purpose.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,144
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Omg not sears

To the OP, where did you hear/read this? Although it's inevitable that Sears will declare bankruptcy, I haven't seen it in any of my news feeds yet.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 47,915
Posted By Shoebox
Re: New block

X2 on any news??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Meltdown Drags Byron,Illinois

I have along with about 6 buddies, attended for 3 years in a row. As mentioned by others, great event and cool facility.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,328
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Torque plate blueprint, or possibly rent one?

John R,
Thanks for that info, CCA is not far from me, good to know. A related torque plate question, must a torque plate be the EXACT size of the intended bore? I ask because I would consider...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-18-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,451
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Who has 32 Fords on Ford Barn

Here is my '32, all steel but obviously not stock.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By Shoebox
Re: 51 Shoe box brakes

I have to second what Tubman said, the all rebuilt STOCK drum brakes in my '51 performs very well. At one time I assumed I was going to front discs as I had on some other vintage cars, but never did...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Replacing voltage regulator

Hey Elwood,
Thanks for the response. I proceeded with my install by drilling out the mounting holes on the new reg so I could install some decent size grommets. As mentioned, I have a ground wire...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By Shoebox
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