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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,131
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Hershey experience

Had a great 4days with Gabby and my buddy John vending and buying by in the Orange field. Weather was great and did pretty well between Fall Carlisle and Hershey.

And as orhers have said, it’s...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 723
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: steering columm bushing

Go to ACE Hardware and look at their bearings - the one pictured is perfect for a 1.5” od tube .... just found this out a couple days ago .... it has a slight shoulder that could be machined off...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 659
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Fan oil

Not being one to play on the “stock” side of the fence, I use Slick 50 .....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,830
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: A good start today.........

Great work, great outlook, great attitude - you are an inspiration.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,313
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Where are you at HERSHEY

Down the isle from Tim Ayers - Gabby and TomT, OBG 1,2,3 selling Model A stuff and I will be there with a bunch of misc that I have left over not sold at Fall Carlisle: rims, Ply artillery wheels, 40...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,635
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Flathead city, Gary Howard, Grants Pass, Or

I think I bought my first Pertronix conversion free m a guy out in the Midwest called Gary Howard. He sold stock parts, upgrades like the Pertronix, and good used parts. If memory serves me it was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Adirondack Nationals

Thanks, .Tony!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Adirondack Nationals

Not exactly a Fordbarn style event (mostly a burnout fest but the area scenery and fairgrounds are pretty nice) - I will be there with my new ride (not a Flathead). Stop by and say hey. We are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 470
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 798
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: What Car Skates work best?

Many times the casters are bolted from the top down and extend too far impeding rotation of the caster and jamming it up. Flip the bolts around with the head bottom up and a little Slick 50 on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Recurring Sudden Oil pressure drop

There is an oil pressure relief spring under the intake - someone more knowledgeable than I can tell you how to get to it. This might be your problem as it gets weak with time and age. I resolved my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 798
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: What Car Skates work best?

I will have a set for sale at Fall Carlisle and if not sold , Hershey .....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 470
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Wide 5 Artillery Wheels

I agree with blue car (my avatar runs them with F100 brakes up front using an American Racing steel adapter, and 36 drums out back with juice brakes) but if you are hell bent on running the 35 wires,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 785
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Jessi Combs

I was on the pit crew when she qualified at 150 mph at Bonneville in ‘13 along with another barner, my buddy Chuck, in BillyO’s 32 Ford roadster. Nicest person you would want to meet - no tv snob I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 977
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 40 Ford Replacement Panel

UP has very good stufff for 32s - don’t know why 40 sheet metal would be any different quality wise!
Forum: Early V8 08-23-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 186
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
28 Pickup Project

Please check my ad out on the HAMB.....

ASKING $3250 OBO

FREE DELIVERY TO FALL CARLISLE OR HERSHEY

https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/...oject.1160409/
_________

Thanks!
Forum: Model-A 08-23-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 332
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
28 Pickup Project

Please check my ad out on the HAMB.....

ASKING $3250 OBO

FREE DELIVERY TO FALL CARLISLE OR HERSHEY

https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/28-ford-pickup-project.1160409/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,498
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Finally got it to not overheat!

I agree D. Jones - nice detective work!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Another Bubba update...

Your shop looks like a food prep area it’s so clean - really nice! I guess the adage “too soon old and too late smart” is something I am afflicted with so, can I get your help to come to my garage or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Emergency brake cables...

You can use the stock 46-48 p-brake cable which is shorter for the AV8 and 32 guys - got that tip from AV8 Garage onnthis forum I think it was called. Then you can use the 49Fird horseshoe hooked to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 40/41 pickup windshield install. What to expect?

When I sold my 40 coupe I had it nice and safe in my garage waiting to meet up with the buyer and something fell on the pass side front glass breakungbit. I was lucky enough that I had a spare glass...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 5 spd in a 37 pickup with a 4.44 rearend.

These trannys are really simple units and different gears are available for first and such - you can try Ed Harnett in Maryland as he might be able to provide you with a decent gearset that would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: scissors lifts

4 post lift would be an idea. They have a large footprint on each post to spread the load and locations to lag screw it down. But, for a lift, I have found you need s bay just for the lift to...
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