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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By wisbangman
selling a car to someone in Sweden

Selling a car to someone in Sweden. Any advice suggestions or help on this process would be appreciated! :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By wisbangman
transporting / selling a car to Sweden

I may be selling a car to someone in Sweden. I could really use advice on what is needed, what to avoid, and how to make it happen. Any advice will be appreciated!....And NO the car is NOT a Ford! ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,109
Posted By wisbangman
Re: Dealing with the heirs on '32 parts ect.

Hey tubman! The ' xtra women ' comment is easy to explain. When I was young, I spent half of my money on women and booze.... the other half of my money I just wasted!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,109
Posted By wisbangman
Re: Dealing with the heirs on '32 parts ect.

This is such an interesting subject ! First off, it comes up with many, many items, not just cars and parts. Almost any thing that is collectible. I believe that unless you are a dealer or semi...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,352
Posted By wisbangman
Re: Found something

Have read many books on " Henry " This subject was covered in several of the books, though not nearly to the depth of this article - great story.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,004
Posted By wisbangman
Re: Calling out a FordBarn member.....a good one.

There should be more of this!!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,390
Posted By wisbangman
Re: Gas 10% ethanol

I am not taking sides, but I can tell you this....If you punch " pure gas " into your computer, a page will come up, state by state, where you can buy real gas. One tip is that, in looking at the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,334
Posted By wisbangman
Re: Just bought a '51Merc

The first car I ever drove was my dad's 51 Merc 4 door. No , I didn't have a drivers license, I was only 15. I will turn 75 on my next birthday- you do the math !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,926
Posted By wisbangman
Re: '37 - '40 Rumble Seat ?

Check out the rear view mirror in the last picture of the 37. It's a big square thing ???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,626
Posted By wisbangman
Re: Elkhart

A very neat stop in Elkhart, is the Vintage RV Motor-Home Hall of Fame. You can pull up their site, and check them out. They are on the Indy Turnpike. It is a really cool place. You will also be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,512
Posted By wisbangman
Re: 1939 clutch replacement

You will need to jack up the car, remove the rear end as a unit, then remove the transmission. there are bolts that attach the transmission to the engine block. You will need to pull up the floor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,972
Posted By wisbangman
Talking Re: Americarna

My good buddy has a 1934 Lincoln..... and a 37..... and a 39.....and a 67 4 door convertible, and he's not that way. He even lets me park next to him at car shows ! He probably does look down at me...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,767
Posted By wisbangman
Re: Mercury Differential

Great news! replace a differential?, or replace a brake drum? I'll take replacing the brake drum every time!- I'm following your Merc. progress with interest! I also, had 2 1953 Mercurys. A custom...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,855
Posted By wisbangman
Re: Found it in my shop

My Dad had a 1953 Caddy. It had Goodyear ' Double Eagle ' Tires. The tubes were like the ones above. The guys at the filling station hated it when he need a tube repaired or changed. They were...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By wisbangman
Re: 1939 Truck Windshield frame Painted ??

I had the windshield in my 1939 Standard, replated about 5 years ago. The shop is located in Richmond Va. I think I paid $225. They are an average shop, that I feel, is very reasonable. They do not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,081
Posted By wisbangman
Re: polishing stainless hub caps

Thanks guys, all answers have helped, -51 MERC CT explains the process, but all the answers are great! Thanks again!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,081
Posted By wisbangman
polishing stainless hub caps

A friend of mine took 4 dented, 1939 Lincoln Zephyr stainless hub caps to a respected automotive stainless polisher/restorer. He picked out the dents, and greatly improved the caps, but he said he...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,308
Posted By wisbangman
Re: 39 Standard hub cap

Be careful! 1939 standard hubcaps have been repro'ed for a long time. The chrome plating is not the best. Original 1939 standard hubcaps were made out of Henry's rusless steel. Nice ones are hard to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,625
Posted By wisbangman
Re: dec. 7

I am a Vet, a great reader of ww2 books and history. Born in 1944. And yes, lots of younger folks don't remember our history, but how much do we remember of ww1 history it does seem to be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,805
Posted By wisbangman
Re: Higher-ethanol fuel a problem for classic cars

If you punch " pure gas " into your computer, a web site will come up indicating what gas stations by city, and state, have ethanol free gas. In Wisconsin and probably most states , premium does not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,560
Posted By wisbangman
Re: Zephyrs loaded to a new home

Wow ! I am glad I did not see them going down the road. This sight would probably have put me in the ditch ! A friend of mine owns to Lincoln Ks, a 34 limo and a 37 limo - He also has a 39 Zephyr 4...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,783
Posted By wisbangman
Re: PHOTO of FUNKY CHICKEN TRUCK @ HERSHEY

It would probably lead to eviction or divorce, but I would drive that ! and from looking at the side of the truck, it looks like it did not live very far from me - at one time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,117
Posted By wisbangman
Re: Ancient History

In the 60,s and 70,s people used to say "They sure don't make um like the use to " - and they were right ! the cars of that era were pretty bad ! If your engine had 50,000 miles, it probably smoked,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,845
Posted By wisbangman
Re: Top Wrench

' Top Wrench ' is the head mechanic at the local garage.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,930
Posted By wisbangman
Re: Were any of the 40 sedan deliveries built as standards

In looking for supporting information , there is a paragraph on page 140 of ' The Classy Ford V8 ' by Lorin Sorensen. It states that after 1940 , ALL Ford bodies, were made by Ford and Lincoln. The...
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