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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,889
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: Kit for mating juice brakes to early spindles-Richard's Early V8 garage?

The bearing spacers from MT and Early V8 Garage were made to be a press fit on UNWORN spindles, but almost all of the spindles have enough wear that red locktite is needed to prevent rotation.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,448
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: Who here does the manual to hydraulic pedal conversion, on the original pedal ass

I'm still here!!!

We've been a little busy... Barners keep sending us good customers... Working WAY too hard for an old guy...

(Maybe ran outa things to post???)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,176
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Lightbulb Re: Master cylinder conversion

We use a 7/8" MC on our 1932 kit BECAUSE of the over-all pedal ratio resulting from our design. We use 1-1/16" on 33-34, 35-36 and 37-38 kits. If we install a "dual" MC on 33-34 we are stuck with a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,448
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,948
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: 1939 Hydraulic Brake Drum

Your 33 no doubt still has the original (rear) drums and wheel cylinders have been added to the original brakes... You need to find an ORIGINAL 32-34 rear hub/drum that has not been hogged out...
Forum: Early V8 09-30-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 610
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
35-36 engine/trans rear frame brackets

WANTED FOR A CUSTOMER'S 1936 FORDOR:

These are the two brackets that are riveted into the frame on which the 35-36 rear transmission mount (with the rubber O) sits and bolts to.
Ford Part numbers...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,034
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: B-3311 steering ball. Taper too big.

Mac's has the correct ones, but they and others obviously also have the old incorrect ones that they are selling. Before I was able to work with Mac's to have them corrected (several years ago) I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,923
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: Oil in the driveshaft tube

I just measured one from Bruce's and the flange is 1/8" thick. I've been meaning to suggest to Danny that he make it 1/16" instead. We made one for Dennis' T a few years back and made it 1/16" and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,214
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: Hydraulic brakes on a 34 ford

Ted: Actually our conversions are designed so that NO butchering of anything is involved and uses factory holes in most cases, and no need to relocate the battery, and uses original pedals. For those...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,705
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: Pressing New drums onto hubs-wheel stud diameter issue

Hey Dick! I think he is saying that his hubs are on top of the drums, which would be what we call an "outie" hub that is used with an "innie" drum, which are the "problem drums." I think the only...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,346
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: Converting 37 mech. brakes to hydraulic ?

Thanks again Charlie!!!

For those who prefer mechanical brakes I have no quarrel. However, IF one prefers to convert to hydraulic brakes while doing no harm, we have solutions...

39-42...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,705
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: Pressing New drums onto hubs-wheel stud diameter issue

We have been extemely busy and I have not been posting on the Barn very much...

It is difficult to tell from the photo which style hubs/drums you are trying to mount. The style that the hub...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 843
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: 46 backing plates on 37 Ford ???

Thanks again Charlie! It was great to see you again...

Richard
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,834
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: hydraulic brakes on 32-38 fords

Thanks guys! Your positive feedback makes for great satisfaction at this end too!

Phil: Send me an order; tuition is due!

My website contact has failed and too old to fix (like me!) so have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,214
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: Hydraulic brakes on a 34 ford

A huge THANKS to all who recommended our stuff and for posting the photo sheet. My little CS website developed a "malfunction" awhile ago and I learned today that it is too old to fix... So I will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,011
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: hydraulic brakes , 1936 spindles

Once again, THANK YOU Bruce! Regarding adapting hydraulics to the 36 spindles, it can indeed be done as you describe. The "inexpensive $20 kit" that you refer to does consist of two piston rings (too...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,057
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: Did Ford Really make a 1937 Roadster

We have one in our shop that is RHD from Argentina, as is the owner (from Argentina, but HE is not RHD :) The car belonged to his father. He brought it to California when he moved here many years...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,294
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: Hydraulic brake conversion for 35

Thanks to all for the nice recommendations, and especially for spelling my name correctly!!! My son Dennis, who does most of the hard work, also thanks you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,116
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: Rear end experts, I need your advise! Are these axles junk?

The axles in the early rear are the same as Model A and ARE NOT usable in the late32-34 rear, or any other later rear. In fact, that applies to all of the other parts in an early 32 "B" rear, except...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 963
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: Brake question...

The bore of the original 39 MC is 1-1/16", or 1/16" larger than the dual MC. This will work, but will require slightly more pedal travel to push same amount of fluid, but pedal will be a little...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,650
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: 1932 Ford front fenders

...except that rear fenders that fit a 1932 Panel Delivery also fit the Station Wagon. 1933 and 1934 Panel Delivery rear fenders fit nothing else, not even a 32 Panel Delivery...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,118
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: Dual Master Cylinder

I have posted in the past some of the issues with so-called "dual" master cylinders. This is one of those subjects that people do not agree on. Depending on how your MC and pedals are set up, the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: Rebuild kit for hydraulic brakes

IF they are Ford/Merc/Lockheed brakes, the rear wheel cylinders are the same 39-48. The fronts could be 1-1/4" forward piston diameter (39-41) or 1-3/8" forward piston diameter (42-48) but the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,163
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: Need instructions on a '34.

VB127 1932-1937 Ford Service Bulletins, hardbound book will have what you need for the 33-34 steering, but...

VB128 38-40 also has bulletins retro back to 1932. This is the one that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,163
Posted By Richard (EV8G)
Re: Need instructions on a '34.

The Service Bulletins that cover the 1932-1934 steering are in the 1932 bulletins. The steering ratio was changed from 13:1 to 15:1 during 1933
AND the sector housing for 1932 is different than...
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