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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Early V8 Distributors

On the back side of the distributor near the tang that engages the cam shaft.

In reply to Tim's question. I forgot to add the quote.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 749
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: 1930 Coupe Acquired 2/22/41, 79 Years ago

Congratulations. Wonderful story.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Small World

Pretty good segment and that you got to deliver that Model A roadster to him, pretty cool.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Kenny Waited (62) Years For This Day ...

I went to high school with the reporter that did the story, Gwyn Bevel.

That's pretty wild that you posted the link and someone from my hometown did the story.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,435
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: I guess its time ???

Jim,

Best wishes on your heart procedure and for a fast recovery. Take care of yourself. You don't want your distributor out of time. Thanks for all the help over the years. Keep us posted, check...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Babbitt Work needed in IL. Anyone!?!

Effingham Regrind still does Babbitt work. I have used them before and they do a great job. Located in Effingham, Illinois.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,330
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Looking for a new job-maybe...

I also encourage folks to join the Early Ford V8 Club. The club is a great way to interact with like minded V8 guys, pass along knowledge, tips and connect with folks that can help you maintain your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,330
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Looking for a new job-maybe...

I'm 39 and have been working on, rebuilding, restoring early Fords since I was 18. I learned a lot buy diving into the work, reading and asking questions of the jobs I needed to perform. There has...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Rain at last

Great news! I wish I could send you the rain we have been receiving in Southern Illinois.
Forum: Early V8 02-07-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: 39 ford

I have found 3:54 to be a good ratio while changing your transmission gears to 29/15 gear combination. I have this ratio in tudor sedans and it handles well on moderate hills. I haven't ran it in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,233
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: New to me 1936 5 window coupe

WOW! Nice car. I'd drive the hell out of it.

Please keep posting back with us on your adventures in this coupe.

Also, congrats on your girlfriends keen eye for old Fords. She's a keeper I'd...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Undocumented Victoria Owners

I'm not a member but I believe you have my car in your records.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: V8 times jan/feb 2020...

David, I didn't mean to leave anyone out so I edited my post. :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: V8 times jan/feb 2020...

Jeff, John Mason and Frank Miller are die hard touring legends in my mind. There are many other V8 club members who drive their V8's to and from the national meets but these guys I have a really good...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Apparent change to PayPal (for the worse)

I haven't sold anything this week. So I have not tried it lately.

Thanks for the heads up though. I'll pay closer attention. The wife has me on home projects and I haven't done any V8 work. I did...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Apparent change to PayPal (for the worse)

Lately PayPal has notified me that I have a payment waiting and I have to "accept" the payment before funds are transferred.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,753
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Wrecked 34 phaeton

"Don't Touch". The owner was proactive in warding off the '34 Ford parts hoarders, even before '34 Fords were near the center of the V8 universe. The owner had uncanny intuition.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,753
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Wrecked 34 phaeton

This is something I'd try to restore. :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Another 1933 1934 Brochure from a Ford Dealership "Leaf Springs"

To add to this point, have you seen modern advertising for new cars? There is little to no mention about the engine, transmission or suspension. It's all about the electronic gadgets in the dash....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Flathead V8 head bolts vs studs

I believe you are correct. It started with the 8BA in 1949.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Cleaning fasteners

It's a great deal of expense and work having bolts cleaned, plated and often times made new and plated. I'm thankful there are people like the late Roy Nacewicz and now Micheal Driskell that care...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Cleaning fasteners

I also do not throw away original hardware/fasteners. I save them and plan on giving them to Micheal so he can clean them and have them plated. It's a way to keep original Ford bolts in use.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Cleaning fasteners

If you call Micheal Driskell at Thrid Gen Automotive he has already gone to the trouble of cleaning the fasteners and having them plated. You can purchase the correct hardware from him.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,173
Posted By Seth Swoboda
Re: Intake bolts THICK

Ah heck it's just a number. JM you get around like you're 21 in that fordor '35.
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