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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By bill3337
Re: Windshield drain hose

Yep, I used clear tubing on mine, available in many places.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By bill3337
Re: fordwindshield Defroster - 1937

You can probably see in these photos there are two slots beside the slot for the window wind out mechanism. There are factory sheet metal defroster deflectors that connect to those under the dash...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By bill3337
Re: buffing or sanding out sgl stage paint

I've done a few of my cars for a show finish, but you need to know how much paint is on there. With base clear, I shoot 3 coats of base and 4 coats of clear. I block sand the clear to start with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By bill3337
Re: 1937 Ford inner fender bolts

Not sure why they would have gone lighter, but my car was all original when I got it, it had never been apart and it had the 1/4" fine thread bolts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By bill3337
Re: 1937 Ford inner fender bolts

ok, found a couple, yes they are 1/4" I've attached a photo of the old bolt.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By bill3337
Re: 1937 Ford inner fender bolts

I'll have a good look around, I may still have one of the originals, although I took it apart about 10 years ago and threw out most of the really rusty bolts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By bill3337
Re: 1937 Ford inner fender bolts

Hey, thanks Gregg, much appreciated.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By bill3337
1937 Ford inner fender bolts

Can someone tell me if the low profile bolts that bolt the front fenders to the inner fender are 5/16" or 1/4"? Thanks, Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By bill3337
Re: 1934 V8 Grille Emblem

That's a '33 actually.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By bill3337
Re: '37 trunk hinge question

Ok, I see Napa has something like that, if that's what you mean. I'll try them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By bill3337
Re: '37 trunk hinge question

I'm not familiar with that. Do you have a brand? Is it like tape or what?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By bill3337
'37 trunk hinge question

Can someone tell me what was used in these metal cups that go over the trunk hinge bolts inside the car. When I removed them originally, they seemed to be full of something like old plumber's putty....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,818
Posted By bill3337
Re: Opinion on T5 drivability

I used a World Class T5 out of an Iroc Camaro in my '33 coupe with a 4.11 geared Ford 9". I have a 383 Chevy stroker that put out 602 hp on the engine dyno and so far the trans has held together...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By bill3337
Re: 1937 humpback sedan smoothie hood latch

Yes, it did involve fabbing the 2 panels, one welded into the hood, the other attaches to the grille and extends back to the rad. I still use the original hood pin mounted in the grille, but not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By bill3337
Re: 1937 humpback sedan smoothie hood latch

I used the old style Volkswagen catch. I used a Lokar handle and cable mounted under the dash to operate it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By bill3337
Re: 37 hood hinge problem

Look like my stainless one may be upside down too. I haven't put the hood on since I put the hinge on. I can't remember the supplier on the SS hinge, could have been Vintique, but unless you really...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By bill3337
Re: 37 hood hinge problem

Something looks wrong with the arms on the hinge. The arms should lay back almost flat, but they seem to look the wrong shape. Here is a shot of an original '37 hinge and one of a reproduction...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By bill3337
Re: 1935 Tudor Sedan For Sale - Posted in Wrong Section

Nice car, great price, you won't have it long
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,050
Posted By bill3337
Re: 37 Delivery project, ugh

Good on ya! If you've got some metal skills, you won't have any trouble. This what I started with and it turned out fine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2019, 01:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By bill3337
Re: Bumper Grille Guard Rusty

scrub with coke and aluiminum foil
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,637
Posted By bill3337
Re: Sanding tempered glass? Yes-No?

For all its worth, I had slightly less than 1/8" sanded off my tempered glass for my '37 rear side windows.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By bill3337
Re: Hygrolic throwout bearing??

I've had a GM hydraulic clutch master cylinder and slave cylinder in my '33 Ford Coupe, with a standard thowout bearing and arm for the last 20 years with my T5. During that time I've but about...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By bill3337
Re: Removing inside door & window's

So simple, I'm embarassed that I didn't think of it myself. Great tool!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By bill3337
Re: 1933 hood/grill gap help

Can you take a photo of from the top at the grille to hood and one of the side to the grille and one more from the bottom of the hood to the inner fender. Maybe one at the sides of the cowl would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,160
Posted By bill3337
Re: Powder Coating Suspension Parts

I've had the leaf springs on my '33 powdercoated (individually) for 20 years and 60,000 miles and they still look good.
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