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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,250
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: P38 Belly Tank

Here is an update on my tanker. Cut the lip of the edge so I can have the chassis even with the top. I have more pictures to add but the system will not allow me to do so not sure why .


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 27,765
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: My new project 1928 Ford!!!!!

Working on the exhaust system now so I can remove the body and start building the engine. But I am also building a Belly Tanker for the street .


Frenchy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,250
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: P38 Belly Tank

Thank You everyone for the great comments and positive feedback. Of course the steering wheel will be much smaller and the same style.


Thanks
Frenchy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,250
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: P38 Belly Tank

A few more showing the inside .


Frenchy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,250
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: P38 Belly Tank

As of today more done .Using a VW Type 3 which is a Squareback using the fan shroud giving me more air flow and leg room.


Frenchy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,250
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: P38 Belly Tank

A few more of what i have done today !!


Frenchy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,250
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: P38 Belly Tank

As of today a few more pictures.


Frenchy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,542
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: Lincoln V12 a crap engine?

You have to remember on the V12 engines with hydraulic lifters it is necessary to change the oil at least every 1,500 miles or so depending how much you drive the car as the oil is loosing its...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,542
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: Lincoln V12 a crap engine?

Thank You Mike !!



Frenchy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,542
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: Lincoln V12 a crap engine?

I have removed the harmonic balancer on my engine . The engine was balanced without it and the engine runs smoothly. The reason why I have removed it is because it would of hit part of the frame and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,542
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: Lincoln V12 a crap engine?

I have build 14 V12 over the years and only a few with solid lifters the rest hydraulics . They ran smooth. Even this guy on the driver seat liked it !!



Frenchy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,652
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: Flathead On Engine Stand

If you go to you tube you can see a video of my 32 been driven down the street with my son. Type in 1932 v12 HOT ROD !! I do not have mufflers inside just straight out and it sounds like a WW2 plane .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,652
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: Flathead On Engine Stand

Here a picture of the V12 I had mounted on the exhaust ports side that was made with a piece of angle iron and drilled the holes to match the exhaust port studs and welded a piece of tubing to slid...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,250
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: P38 Belly Tank

Actually i have two more V 12 blocks and enough to build one complete but for the street the air cool engine will be more reliable for me and I will not have to worry about the radiator and the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,250
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: P38 Belly Tank

As of today added in the center of the Tanker 25 inches to give me more room for the engine and transmission as well as more leg room as it will be driven on the street .


Thanks
Frenchy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: P 38 Belly Tank part 2

Ok Thank You !!! I appreciate your feed back on my post !!


Frenchy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By frenchy dehoux
P 38 Belly Tank part 2

Do all respect to all World War Veterans who are visiting or posting on this web site I salute all of you for your services. My question for all of you today I am building a Belly Tanker for the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,250
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: P38 Belly Tank

I have decided not to use the original frame horns that were part of the original vw chassis as it will take to much room on the side so instead I will build the frame around it with its own...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,250
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: P38 Belly Tank

This is the only picture I have of the tanker after it was cut in the center to add 25 inches to give me more leg room and to be able to have the engine located further down in the belly. I should be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,250
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: P38 Belly Tank

I decided to have the tanker extended 24 inches in the middle so that I can fit the engine and transmission better as well as more leg room since this will be for the street.
My buddy just called me...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 27,765
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: My new project 1928 Ford!!!!!

I was hoping to maybe mill the Mercury heads to match the cc in the chambers of the Ford?


Thanks
Frenchy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 27,765
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: My new project 1928 Ford!!!!!

A few more pictures of the progress !!


Frenchy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 27,765
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: My new project 1928 Ford!!!!!

It has been a few years since i have worked on the 28 so this week did some work getting the exhaust all lined up and marking before welding them up . Once the exhaust is done I will be removing the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,250
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: P38 Belly Tank

I am going and flip the ring and pinion on the opposite side because been a rear transmission the same as the 914 !!


Frenchy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,250
Posted By frenchy dehoux
Re: P38 Belly Tank

A few more pictures showing where I had made my cuts for the rear axles and front beam . Next building the chassis .


Thanks
Frenchy
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