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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2019, 10:14 AM
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Portland Swap Meet, fun places to eat, etc.

Will be at the Portland Swap this weekend from out of town. Any suggestions for cool, old, historic places to eat etc. in the evenings? I'm thinking along the lines of Tads in Troutdale. See you at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,425
Re: Banjo Axle Question - Where There’s Wear

Something I always check is to see if the axles are genuine Ford. In my experience used axles showing cracks, odd wear etc. are most often replacement units. Ford axles are stamped with the Ford...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,788
Re: Opinions wanted on 3.78 in a Columbia

Columbias are a great addition to a V8 Ford. I put a Columbia in my 37 panel truck with 4:11s and a hopped up flathead. After 10s of thousands of miles and 30 some years of driving it still gives me...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,749
Re: How rare is an "August" spare tire cover for 1936 ?

I understood from years of collecting the "standard' cover that they were the ones used on commercial vehicles such as panels and pickups in 36 and 37 and maybe even 38 & 39. Any thoughts from more...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Re: getting the front spring in

If the axle assembly is out of the car another method is to disassemble the spring. You can then hook the main leaf to the shackle without the resistance from the other leaves. The spring then be put...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,306
Re: Coil deal!!

Thanks for the post. I bought 8 of them. So tired of failure of the coils, condensers, voltage regulators, etc. that come from the parts house. Is there a condenser that is the best match for a crab?...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,735
Re: Number of surviving 36 Fords with folding tops

My hypothesis is that 36 roadsters should have the highest survival rate of the open 35-36's. This is simply a result of the fact that they were the most popular with the hot rodders and customizers....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
steering box ratios?

Does anyone know the ratios of the following steering boxes? Model A, 37-48, F-1, F-100. I know 32 is 13:1 and 33-34 is 15:1.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 918
Re: Shifting through the gears

Mac, I will be calling you soon for bearings, etc. This batch of gears was all 28 tooth 39-48 style. I don't mess with the earlier gears as I don't like how they shift. The 29 tooth stuff is put away...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 918
Shifting through the gears

Well, the stuff was probably worn out 60 years ago, but… I should be able to get a set of gears out of this pile.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Re: Sacremento Vintage Ford

SVF is alive and well. They are in the process of moving to a new location not too far from where they have been for the last 19 years.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
1935 Pickup at the California State fair

For the last two years my 39 Ford stake side pickup was displayed at the California State Fair. It was filled with and surrounded by flowers, fruits, and vegetables showing the bounty of California...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,997
Re: 32 Ford

Kahuna, Tudors are not lowly! This is my "little old lady school teacher" Tudor at the V8 Club 50th anniversary meet at Lake Tahoe.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,319
Re: If you had the money which Ford?

My top 10.... 32 3W, 32 B400, 32 Vicky, 33 Sedan Delivery, 33 Cabriolet, 36 Rdstr., 37 Phaeton, 39 DeLuxe Woody, 39 Conv. Cpe., 39 LZ Sedan Coupe. Got the cars, don't have the money.
Forum: Early V8 03-23-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Forum: Early V8 03-20-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Wanted 35 Ford front brake drums

Looking for 35 Ford front brake drums. Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2017, 01:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Edelbrock equipment

Two ready to go!
Forum: Model-A 11-25-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 515
Twin X rear axle

Twin X rear axle wanted for Model A Ford. Also, I might consider buying a car or chassis with a Twin X rear end. All Leads appreciated. PM or bwoodward37@gmail.com.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,367
Re: 100,000 milestone

What a milestone, you are inspirational in more ways than one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Re: Is castrol gear oil gl-5 85w-140 a good oil to use in reanend

As a note, Columbias do have brass parts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,847
Re: TROG, The Race of Gentleman, Pismo Beach, Ca, 10/15 & 16, 2016

Will be there with my roadster. Obviously, #305. Plan to stop by Bakersfield for the EFV8 Club meet also. Maybe I can find a Detroit Lubricator carb. for the roadster at the swap meet there.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,352
Re: 1938 Ford Sedan Delivery

In 1938 both the standard and deluxe versions of the Sedan Delivery used the standard passenger car front sheet metal. Thus, there were no 38 (or 39) Sedan Deliveries with the look of the Deluxe...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,134
Re: Flatty with too many carbs. and too many spark plugs

very tangled, the windshield was on the car when a previous owner bought it in 1952. It is an original bronze DuVall. Do not know the car's history prior to this.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,134
Re: Flatty with too many carbs. and too many spark plugs

JM and other curious barners, this is what the car looks like...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,134
Re: Flatty with too many carbs. and too many spark plugs

KiWi, I ran the car in Colorado at the dirt drags with a crab. distributer firing one set of plugs. Now that the Nash distributer has been installed I have to redo the pulley arrangement to miss it....
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