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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,242
Posted By 35cab
Re: S curve radiator hoses, warning .

I can only say that my cousin and I have bought his hoses and were very pleased with them and the service.
I hope you get your problem resolved.
Gordon.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,867
Posted By 35cab
Re: Newbie but am I in the right place

Welcome, this is a good place to be, the engine looks pretty spiffy!
Interesting that the car is in Scotland, I thought I knew of most of the flatheads in Scotland (I am in Edinburgh) this sounds...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By 35cab
Re: 1935 Ford Interior wood.

Thank you for these Don, as always very helpful, thanks Fordbarn.
Gordon.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By 35cab
Re: 1935 Ford Interior wood.

TJ, thank you for that information, much appreciated.
If anyone has a photo that would be great.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By 35cab
1935 Ford Interior wood.

My 1935 cabriolet has been on the road for nearly 15 years, I have just had the interior done and my old top looks shabby now so I am contemplating having it re done.
My car had been messed about...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By 35cab
Re: 35 roadster seat spring bottom cushion

I used Snyder's for my 35 Cabriolet, seat base and back and also complete rumble seat, well made items, very comfortable as well!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By 35cab
Re: 1935 coupe seat

Thanks for tip on padding Rich.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By 35cab
Re: 1935 coupe seat

Thanks Rich, really helpful photos, thanks for taking the time to take and post these.
Great service on the Fordbarn again.
Gordon.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By 35cab
Re: 1935 coupe seat

Great,
Thanks Don, very helpful.
Interestingly (or not!) my seat support, lifting bracket is on the other side, thanks to Fordbarn I am learning every day.
Gordon.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By 35cab
Re: 1935 coupe seat

Thanks Terry, meant to say it is a 36 seat, apologies for my fat fingered typo.
I will also go and check out the book, I should have done so as it lies at my bedside!
Thanks for the info, very...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By 35cab
1935 coupe seat

Looking for a bit of advice:
I am putting together a 35 coupe seat, I have original steel base, wooden base and back plus lift up sections, new start springs etc. I made new seat side panels from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2016, 04:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,979
Posted By 35cab
Re: '36 wheel size with drop axle

I have a aftermarket dropped axle on my 35 and run 16 in wheels, 6.00/16 tires but kept the stock spring as I wanted to lower it slightly not put it in the weeds. I also have a chassis engineering...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2016, 02:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,065
Posted By 35cab
Re: And Just Like That...A 36 Cabriolet Falls Into My Lap...

Fantastic car, congratulations, looks like a great project to tinker with.
Everything that has been done to the car puts you in a great position.
Even just going into the garage and seeing sitting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,012
Posted By 35cab
Re: Catastrophic crank failure.

Thanks for all the input and support and to Mark for photos.
Attached are three more close up shots of the break, not great pics, just from my phone.
Pic 1, notice small (old) hole? round that hole...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,012
Posted By 35cab
Catastrophic crank failure.

I thought I would share a couple of photos. French block 4" crank in my 35. Whilst on a trip in August I felt a vibration, couldn't work it out, when car got to around 65 vibration went away. 200...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 47,350
Posted By 35cab
Re: Awwe Crap!

I had this happen on a 40 tudor some 15 years ago. Very gentle start from traffic lights then a slight "ping" and no drive.
Towed it home a couple of miles, then jacked up rear, pulled the drum/hub...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,422
Posted By 35cab
Re: Evans waterless coolant

I have had a few people (Ch*vy owners) tell me that as I have a flathead, this stuff would be ideal.
I cannot get through to them that they are talking rubbish. So what, you can remove the radiator...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,739
Posted By 35cab
Re: Interesting Article & Pictures....

Mhsprecher, The headlights do look a bit odd almost like the E&J type, but they would seem to be (from some older photos in the Tony Thacker, 32 Ford book) similar to the ones Edsel had installed.
I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2016, 01:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,739
Posted By 35cab
Re: Interesting Article & Pictures....

I have always loved this car, thanks for posting and reminding me what an interesting design it is.
What I like about it is that is slightly awkward, but still beautiful, if that makes sense? I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 966
Posted By 35cab
1940 mercury torque tube.

My friend here in Scotland has got hold of a 1940 mercury coupe, it is missing a rear axle and torque tube.
Would a 1946/48 Ford torque tube / driveshaft be the right length?
I know the simple...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,874
Posted By 35cab
Re: So what's in your garage?

I am glad I asked the question, wonderful stuff, I have been poring over the photographs, peering into the backgrounds but I keep coming back to the 32 3 window, such a stunning car.
Thanks for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,476
Posted By 35cab
Re: Official Ford Barn '36 Ford Roadster Pic Thread

Nice collection nospartsman, great building and I would like to see more photos of your cars, all of them !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-14-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,058
Posted By 35cab
Re: Christmas parades in N.Z.

Great looking car, lucky kids!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,764
Posted By 35cab
Re: arturos 36

I would echo Kens suggestion on the 35-36 book, really great source of information, good illustrations.
I have had it by my bedside since I was given as a present 9 years ago.
Good luck with the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,970
Posted By 35cab
Re: Fords in the Fall

Great thread, favourite time of year and favourite cars.
Zach, I would like to see more of your 35.
Gordon.
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