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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: 1935 Hydrostatic Sending Unit

An annual tradition in my V-8 regional group is the "Loose Nut" award for just these circumstances. Last night our youngest member won the 2020 version for being unfortunate enough to have the drive...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: 1935 Hydrostatic Sending Unit

Hi Everyone. jkflathead, I hope this isn't too far off topic from your question of does anyone make a '35 hydrostatic sending unit.

Sorry for the longwinded post, feel free to skip! :o

I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: Spark plug wire terminal - Crimp, Solder, or neither?

The original Ford tips that JM35 had in his stash when I had to do the job a couple of years ago, were the same style but I believe they weren't brass. They were stamped 1 thru 8.

You want to get...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: Spark plug wire terminal - Crimp, Solder, or neither?

Hi Everyone. Ziggster I believe you put the bare wire thru the tip, crimp the wings to the side of the rubber jacketing, solder the tip and trim the excess.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,427
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: Holy Crap! Kindergarten kids stamped my block. What do I have here?

Hi Everyone. The more I look the more I see a character that seems to be struck repeatedly.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=452761&d=1610591395
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: ..and now I feel guilty!

Vincent, so sorry, but I'm there with you.

The things that make me the most angry are the things that I've broken myself.

Try a PM to... https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/member.php?u=7302 Third...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: Ford WWII bomb truck question

I stumbled across video on the web that mentioned a mission on Dec 27, 1941 a group of PBY Catalinas flew the first offensive mission on the US side of the war. Here's a grab of that video showing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: Steering box light switch

Hi Everyone. OldGold, I'm not an expert but did, ten years ago, update a 36 car to having the later box. It involved using a later bulb/light switch housing that covers the light switch and spring...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,198
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: Edmunds manifold, Twin Stromberg 97 carbs

Welcome to the FordBarn Forums!

Nothing to add on the intake/carb piece, BUT if your grandpa had that in his basement I'd expect he had more gems like it to be discovered!

Being cautious and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 740
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: head Recommendation

Hi Everyone. tedbill, it's good you are thinking about this now!

Have you done a parade before? I'm just asking because they can be stressful on cooling (and clutch). You're not driving fast...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 879
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: My Friend BB wants pros and cons to upgrade to 12volt system

Hi Everyone. One consideration would be who is gonna help you when you have to do troubleshooting? The farther a vehicle is from stock the more variables are inserted, I feel.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,493
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: Brake Adjustment 1936 Mechanical

Thank you big job, this may be the best hint presented in the whole thread.

And I absolutely must tip the hat to my sensei (since my Dad passed......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: Macsautoparts.com new website

Hi Everyone. Don't we need all the help we can get?

Hubba hubba to everyone who is helping our old car junk stay rolling.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: Interesting 32

Have at it...

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=450952&d=1608853582
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 800
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: Oysters now in season

Yeah, um, not really the same.

A Rocky Mountain Oyster ain't from the famous Chesapeake.

The harvesting is a slightly different procedure. :confused:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 800
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: Oysters now in season

Hi Everyone.

CHESAPEAKE BAY RULES. But I regret we could be sooo much better.

Recipe of the day... Make a grill and put raw in the shell oysters on it. Cover with burlap, and drizzle with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: Ford Shock Absorber Fluid

Hi Everyone! Here's what Bill Wzorek and Andrew Falandes say...

Dangit folks, hug the ones you love. I'd like to see Bill again.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,542
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: Looked at this old truck today. Someone save her

Brendan is a very sensible fellow. Mart is salt-of-the-earth.

Stoking the coal...

PS Credit to Mart for letting us know how to embed the images with hypertext. Magic!
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,293
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: Anyone Repro This Part?

Thanks TJ. You're a real asset around here!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,293
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: Anyone Repro This Part?

The suspense has been killing me.

What is this part for? Nobody has mentioned it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: CharlieNY saves the day AGAIN! Another leakless 94

Hi Everyone! My dad commissioned Charlie to do the transmission, and the rear in the '36 Phaeton we shared and I later inherited. This was around 2010 and it certainly wasn't his first rodeo. He's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,360
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: 1937 Ford question

Hi Everyone, PHATBOY you might just use your phone to take a snap of your printed photos. I find it works as good or better than scanning them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,493
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: Brake Adjustment 1936 Mechanical

Hi Everyone! billybronco, I tried.

See post 11 in this thread from 11/24.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showpost.php?p=1955947&postcount=11

They show up in their original monthly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 971
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: What flathead would you most likely encounter in space?

Hi Everyone! I found the full episode on Prime, season 2 ep 1.

A blast from the past on more than one level.

I'm not afraid to admit that I lust for a '35/36 'pickup'.

Thanks Adam!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-14-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 565
Posted By VeryTangled
Re: Sheet metal prep

Hi Everyone! I am most definitely NOT experienced in this area. I'm asking because I'm curious.

Why not to try to chip off the filler as much as possible before moving to methods 2, 3 and 4? ...
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