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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 798
Posted By Tim Brown
Re: What Car Skates work best?

I also have the harborfreight car dollys. If you oil up the wheels and bearings before use, they work much better. Lube them things up. T
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By Tim Brown
Re: fender repair panels '36 ford

EMS has them

http://emsautomotive.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=18_46&product_id=143
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By Tim Brown
Re: Help! Why is there excess oil in a crab dist?

Thanks everyone. I’ll have a look at it tomorrow evening and report back ... T
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By Tim Brown
Re: Help! Why is there excess oil in a crab dist?

Sorry for the confusion. I have 5 quarts in it and put a new mark on the dipstick.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By Tim Brown
Re: Help! Why is there excess oil in a crab dist?

Thatís where it is right now.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By Tim Brown
Re: Help! Why is there excess oil in a crab dist?

I’m also wondering if there could be too much oil in it. It’s got a full flow conversion on it and unknown origin of the dipstick.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By Tim Brown
Help! Why is there excess oil in a crab dist?

Heres the deal, 49-53 merc block, 59A style cam and crab 2 bolt dist.

Every time we drive the car (34 3w) for a short while, the crab cap and rotor get bathed in motor oil fouling the electrical...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,626
Posted By Tim Brown
Re: Stromberg BIG 97

Running this back up to see if anyone is running a Single Big 97 and what jets and power valves are working. They ship out with #56 jets in them.
Forum: Early V8 01-10-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By Tim Brown
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,468
Posted By Tim Brown
Re: Info wanted: 33 Dash, antenna, choc knobs

In the first photo, look at the floor and firewall. It appears to have been modified. Kind of looks like the kit that "bitchin products" marketed. Just an observation...
Forum: Early V8 12-25-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By Tim Brown
1933 1934 trunk handle

I'm Looking for a driver quality (or better) trunk handle for my 1933 trunk. PM or email tbpaints@gmail.com with pictures and price if you have one stashed. With a key is best, but not required...
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By Tim Brown
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By Tim Brown
Re: 33 Ford unreliable

Look up East Bay Speed and Custom in Concord Ca. Brandon can do it, or connect you with someone that can...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,773
Posted By Tim Brown
Re: Another success story, for craig!

Excellent work you do! Thanks for giving back to those that need help...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,277
Posted By Tim Brown
Re: 33/34 roadster windshield mesurement issue

I just measured an original one at 13 5/8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,839
Posted By Tim Brown
Re: 3.27 gears for flathead v8

Ive never been able to go very fast on the Southern California freeways. Too much traffic. Id worry more about overheating while sitting still on the freeway. Just my 2 cents...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,144
Posted By Tim Brown
Re: Problems with new aftermarket 1940 ford brake shoes

I recently had the same problem with aftermarket shoes purchased from C and G ford. We had brand new drums that wouldnt fit over the shoes. And yes, I did arc the shoes to true them up and they still...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,044
Posted By Tim Brown
Re: Higher-ethanol fuel a problem for classic cars

Im thinking of selling my old car and getting a sailboat. Do you think they will find a way to charge us for Air?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,362
Posted By Tim Brown
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By Tim Brown
Re: Banjo rebuilders

The Hot Rod Works in Idaho might be of help.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,220
Posted By Tim Brown
Re: Stromberg 48 Carburetor Leaks

Mine was leaking around the throttle shaft.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By Tim Brown
Re: 59ab, 34ford, two piece oil pan, not good

I have owned 2 model 40's with 59A motors and truck oil pans. It was close, but didnt hit anything. Is the front end sitting too low? Reversed eye spring? Leaf Springs removed? It will work if its...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,819
Posted By Tim Brown
Re: Trophies pros and cons

If I wanted a trophy, I could buy one for way less money than I've spent on the car. I vote for no trophy and a lot less work for the promoters.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,469
Posted By Tim Brown
Re: leaky gas cap

Sacramento Vintage Ford sells 2 caps. Buy the more expensive one if you dont want it to leak. I learned this the hard way...

Tim
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,623
Posted By Tim Brown
Re: 1934 Ford help

Speedo tooth count depends on which rear end gears you have....
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