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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Patching Trunk Floor

Ralph: can't you bring the sending unit access hole closer to the rear bumper to match the new tank?, since your welding in some new floor anyway.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Mart's Crusty Flatty Teardown Pt6. Studs!. Get 'em out!

Mart, since I knew I wasn't going to get to the rest of the studs until Spring I sprayed the block with Fluid Film, I am impressed with this product it stays where you put it and keeps rust away....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Mart's Crusty Flatty Teardown Pt6. Studs!. Get 'em out!

Thanks Mart, I'm going the use the hammer to get the rest of mine out, just have to wait until spring as my block is in a portable garage and its 30 degrees and snowing at the moment. I also am going...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 753
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Engine teaser: Getting closer

Looks great, who makes the cyclone heads, I guess I'll have to search the forum.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By corvette8n
Re: New Ring Gear

No wonder Drake is always out of stock, this guy has a hard time keeping up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,494
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Do You Carry a Container of Gas in your Trunk?

No can just a Triple A card, funny thing have not needed them for gas, but did get towed a few times.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By corvette8n
Video putting a sleeve in a flathead

Found this.

The guy just pounds it in with a hammer.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Mart's Crusty Flatty Teardown Pt5. Cam and lifter removal.

I watched it on my phone while my wife was in the grocery store. I'll have to buy a big brass drift to mimic what you did.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By corvette8n
337 flathead running

Found this video posted a couple of days ago, seems like parts would be even harder to get for these.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 494
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Happy Thanksgiving to all!

Thanks Mike, hope everyone has a great time with family and friends.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Mart's Crusty Flatty Teardown Pt4. Pistons. Bust 'em out!

Now I see what I have to look forward to, didn't know about knocking off the top of the Pistons. I once had a Honda 90cc that was very stuck, I ended up buying a small punch and busted up the piston...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,827
Posted By corvette8n
Re: tesla Truck

It's Tesla's freak show, glass that breaks, ugly looking, and not much load capacity, did you see the way the back end squatted when the atv rode in.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 1941 Ford Deluxe 2 door sedan running boards

Best bet is to look through Hemmings, Craiglist for someone parting out the running boards. I had a friend who built a street rod and made his own running boards out of 2x8. You don't have any...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 454
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Mart's Crusty Flatty. Teardown continues: Crank removal!

Now I see what I have to look forward to, I have a seized 1939 or 40 block like yours. Looking forward to a video of the head stud removal, mine are half out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By corvette8n
Re: USMW waterpumps


This is what I came up with on the website.
I tried the e-catalog but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 700
Posted By corvette8n
Re: A Shout of Thanks!

I bought the USB stick with the back issues of the magazine, what a great resource, loaded it onto my phones memory card. I read it when ever I get some down time, I'm up to 1974.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 594
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Front Flexible Brake lines 20" Long ????

You got that right, my local NAPA has one guy that is flathead savvy, and he goes out of his way to help, when he's not there it's a crapshoot.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,321
Posted By corvette8n
Re: For those with machining experience. Sleeve fitting??

I hope you made a video taking the studs out, I have about half of mine out, the block is in a portable garage, too cold to work out there now.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 594
Posted By corvette8n
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 36 Ford Leaking Front Shock


See this thread, Andy sent me a rebuilt pair in exchange for mine.
He returned my email right away, and also...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Ingintion Guru's advice #2

I would check every wire feeding your system, use the ohm meter and make sure everything is "tight and brite". I once had a battery connection that looked ok, but when I pulled on it it came out of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,315
Posted By corvette8n
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 929
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Flathead Friday. New project. Rusty Crusty Flatty. VIDEO.

It's in better shape than the two blocks I dragged home, one of mine is totally bare and the other has a crank, cam and valves, mine were given to me by a friend. I told my wife one can never have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 1941 Ford LED tail lights

Does he have a website also?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Can I get some help? Brake drum (axle) retainers.

I hope you post a video of making them and the installation, I always enjoy watching them.
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