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Old 01-10-2012, 09:19 AM   #21
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can i come too?
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Old 01-10-2012, 09:21 AM   #22
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Pizza is as much a part of our Saturday play time as tools. Will you be down in the Sunshine State next week, if so; should we make a place at the table for you?
Yep, I'll bring my work clothes too so I can help out.
Looking forward to seeing you boys again.
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Old 01-10-2012, 10:08 AM   #23
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Yep, I'll bring my work clothes too so I can help out.
Looking forward to seeing you boys again.
Excellent! Looking forward to seeing you as well.
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Old 01-10-2012, 10:09 AM   #24
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can i come too?
There's always room for one more...
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Old 01-10-2012, 10:26 AM   #25
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A Shocking Revelation.
While disassembling the rear of the ’39 LZ I took a close look at the original “knee action” shocks and determined that they need to be rebuilt. A quick call to Bill Wzorek and I had a solution to the problem. As luck would have it, Bill had a pair of Zephyr rear shocks in stock so, they are on their way. If you need original “knee action” shocks rebuilt I would give Bill a call or contact him through the web sites. I don’t want to post his phone number without asking first but, if any of you want it, send me a pm and I’ll give it to you.
Thanks Bill, I really appreciate your help.
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So about what time do folks start showing up AND is one of those folks going to be your local car pal Henry Floored by chance?
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Old 01-10-2012, 12:54 PM   #27
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Not sure which I like better. That Jag is pretty cool!

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Old 01-10-2012, 02:37 PM   #28
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So about what time do folks start showing up AND is one of those folks going to be your local car pal Henry Floored by chance?
They usually start rollin' in around 9:30 to 10:00am and Mike (Henry Floored) will be here.
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Old 01-10-2012, 02:41 PM   #29
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Not sure which I like better. That Jag is pretty cool!

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Tim, I know how you feel, I like them all, and the Jag has been in my family from '68 when my dad bought it new.
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Old 01-10-2012, 07:56 PM   #30
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Vic,
I've always found it easier to pull the engine then the transmission. How much time does it save to drop the rear?
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It's a double edged sward in this case, I have a Columbia rear that I want to install in the Zephyr so, I’m hoping to do that once we get the transmission problem solved. Also, the Zephyr is a unit-body construction meaning that the inner fenders are welded to the cowl and frame as is the body, making it difficult, to say the least, to pull the engine. We pulled the radiator to have it repaired and it took three of us to jockey it out and back in again. In this case, I think pulling the rear is the lesser of two evils.
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Old 01-10-2012, 09:17 PM   #32
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Ok.I understand. It's very different then the Ford.
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Old 01-10-2012, 09:21 PM   #33
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Our '39 Ford is completely different from the '39 Lincoln Zephyr in terms of construction. I never knew how the zephyr was built until I got this one.
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I'd love to come over & help out, but I reckon the pizza would be well & truly gone by the time I turned up !!
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Old 01-11-2012, 07:29 AM   #35
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I'd love to come over & help out, but I reckon the pizza would be well & truly gone by the time I turned up !!
Nope, they never run out of pizza
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Old 01-11-2012, 07:57 AM   #36
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that rear schould be done on the floor it,s much ezer
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Old 01-11-2012, 12:01 PM   #37
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that rear schould be done on the floor it,s much ezer
I've had the pleasure of removing Ford rears a number of times over the years and believe me, getting it apart and ready for removal while it is up on the lift is a lot easier, and more fun, than working under the car laying on the floor. When the rear is ready to come out, we'll drop the lift so we can slide the rear out from under the car.
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Vic, would you pass the word to your car pals that will be there on Saturday that I'm looking for old races, bearing, gears, flexplates, metal fan blades, anything round. I'm also interested in old flathead heads. Nothing good, I'm looking at scraps bits, pieces and parts to make yard art. I've been a welding fool lately. Thanks bud!
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Vic, would you pass the word to your car pals that will be there on Saturday that I'm looking for old races, bearing, gears, flexplates, metal fan blades, anything round. I'm also interested in old flathead heads. Nothing good, I'm looking at scraps bits, pieces and parts to make yard art. I've been a welding fool lately. Thanks bud!
Denise, I've got a garage full of Flathead "yard art" and you are welcome to dig through it. I'll also let the guys know that you are on the hunt for goodies. See you Saturday. Vic
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Tim, I know how you feel, I like them all, and the Jag has been in my family from '68 when my dad bought it new.

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I like the Jag even more after hearing the back story. That's awesome! Enjoy.

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