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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By v8nut
Re: 41 Ford in Sacramento area needs transmission work

Try calling Paul Jennings in Gilroy CA. I know he works on flathead transmissions.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-10-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,899
Posted By v8nut
Re: White vinegar as radiator flush

I would recommend using a product available from Harbor Freight called Rust 911. It is a colorless odorless concentrate that you dilute with water for use. It may be similar to Evaporust . Use as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By v8nut
Re: Chemical Dip Needed

Many thanks to everyone who responded. I just talked to L&M Stripping in Van Nuys CA (818-983-1200) and they still do chemical dipping. Isn't The Barn great! Jim in San Jose.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By v8nut
Chemical Dip Needed

Is anybody still doing chemical dip derusting in California or Nevada? I know most are out of business due OSHA problems, environmental concerns etc. but are there any still in business in California...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,665
Posted By v8nut
Re: Bodywork on Fender

I would use RUST 911 from Harbor Freight
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By v8nut
Re: Removing OLD Thick Gooey Rear End Lube

I would put a couple of heat lamps on it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By v8nut
Re: 32 stock 3:54 ring & pinnion early type

I have a "new in the box" set of 3.78 gears I will sell for $300 plus shipping. Jim in San Jose.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-15-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,041
Posted By v8nut
Re: Failed valve spring retainer (cup washer)

This is a comparison of the two failed cup washers and the two originals. There is a very large difference in the thickness of the sheet stock they were made from as you can see in the picture. The...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-11-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,041
Posted By v8nut
Re: Failed valve spring retainer (cup washer)

Thanks Kelly. I was very lucky to find a set of NOS cup washers. When I get them changed out I will try to find a way to tell the repros apart from originals. Jim in San Jose
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-04-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,041
Posted By v8nut
Re: Failed valve spring retainer (cup washer)

Thanks everybody. I have suspected the cup washers may be inferior repros' . Jim in San Jose
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-02-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,041
Posted By v8nut
Failed valve spring retainer (cup washer)

I had my 24 T Fordor engine rebuilt about 2 or 3 years ago. I have put about 1000 miles on it since. Now, within the last 6 month I have had 2 cup washers fail. See pics below. I have been messing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,386
Posted By v8nut
Re: LeBaron Bonney

I ordered a complete interior upholstery kit for my '35 Phaeton from LB in April. About $3K or so. They promised (estimated) delivery in "mid June". I still haven't seen it. Their story is they are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,078
Posted By v8nut
Re: Airtex electric fuel pump E8902

Speaking of Airtex fuel pumps. I have installed a 6v positive ground unit on my 1939 Convertible Sedan and it seems to be working fine. I have it running full time. My friends say I should put a...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-11-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 428
Posted By v8nut
What Petronix Ignitor will fit my early Bosch Dist.

I have an early original Bosch Distributor on my 1924 Model T. It is marked Bosch Model T-6148. Does anybody know what modern Petronix electronic pickup unit will fit it. The shaft measures about...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-10-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,443
Posted By v8nut
Re: Stromberg OF Carburetor

Thank you RedmodelT. That is exactly what I was looking for. Were you at the Model T Club National Tour in Rohnert Park last week by any chance? I was driving the only Fordoor Sedan.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-09-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,443
Posted By v8nut
Stromberg OF Carburetor

Can anybody refer me to the procedure for adjusting a Stromberg Model OF Carburetor? Thanks, Jim in San Jose
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,064
Posted By v8nut
Re: pulling a 32 B engine

Hitchhiking on this thread a little, is it easier to pull the transmission along with the engine if you are only interested in removing the engine? Jim in San Jose.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By v8nut
Re: 4 down 44 to go

You might consider "Rust 911". I have found it works really well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-20-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By v8nut
Re: 32 Model B motor needs rebuild

Katzorke's web site is kmwford.com
Phone number is (775) 883-3324
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By v8nut
Re: 32 Model B motor needs rebuild

You could call Ed Katzorke in Carson City. I have heard some good things about him. I also have a Model B engine I am thinking of taking to him. He advertises in the Model T Clubs' magazine the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,692
Posted By v8nut
Re: New Battery for '40 V8

Deuce_Roadster, Can you say some more about where you get a Optima Battery in a case that passes muster for a Dearborn Car. I dug out a Ford battery case once but I'm not anxious to do it again. I'm...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,794
Posted By v8nut
Re: 1932 ford rear end questions..

Draggin 49

I have a new in the box 3.78 ratio ring and pinion gear that I ordered from Job Lot Automotive a few years ago. I have a 1932 Model B 5 Window Coupe that I planned to put it in but I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,276
Posted By v8nut
Smile Re: Help need to repair a '35 Column Drop

Thanks to Neil and Terry. I am in direct touch with Chad. Problem solved!! This Barn is a life saver. Jim in San Jose
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,276
Posted By v8nut
Re: Help need to repair a '35 Column Drop

Thanks to all for the help. I was able to get the lock cylinder out with a little acetone and ATF. Now it is all apart. Terry in OH, I did reply to Chad at zaemo@mac.com. Is he part of Mac's Auto...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,276
Posted By v8nut
Re: Help need to repair a '35 Column Drop

It looks to me like it is part #13 that I need. Mine is in pieces. I might be able to make one out of a bushing of the right size. But, as of right now I can't even get it apart because I can't...
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