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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,061
Posted By trevo
Re: Sold my 34 Roadster

Graham the deal fell over can’t say I’m keen on Trade Me first time listing and got messed about downsizing to the beach a couple of toys have to go to match my age ha ha
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,061
Posted By trevo
Sold my 34 Roadster

After importing my 34 from Florida several years ago it is time to move it on the new owner has two 33 Ford Coupes so still to be held by a Flathead fan here in NZ.
Thanks to those helpful blokes...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By trevo
Re: Kiwi Good Bugger

Yes Brian is a good bugger he sent me up a phial of fluid for the fuel gauge on my car no charge a couple of years ago we appreciate these helpful folk !!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By trevo
Re: 3.3 ohm, 12V Coil Question on Unilite Ignition

I have Malllory Unilight fitted for 3 years or more and I use a 3 Ohm coil which seems to match just fine cheers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By trevo
Re: Adjusting 34 Roadster doors

Thanks pretty much what a I had assumed have fiddled around and have got a better fit but still not perfect could be a big job cheers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By trevo
Adjusting 34 Roadster doors

I need to move the drivers door forward a couple of mm and thought of inserting a packer behind the hinge plates that screw onto the frame but seems two screws on each plate come out easily and are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,420
Posted By trevo
Re: old racing flatty

Yes Big Bad Charlie Bernstein a crowd favourite amongst many others also the midgets and speed cars were flatty powerd and not to forget the Worlds fastest 1/4 mile Solo dirt track I was there when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,420
Posted By trevo
Re: old racing flatty

Fantastic memories racing in the 60s all the Ford V8s that got wrecked stock car racing at Palmerston North Speedway must have been dozens smashed up there.Bring back the 60s I wish!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By trevo
Re: Spring Downunder car out for a drive but ??

The electric pump is only used to prime and start the car if it's been sitting a while normally it starts on the mechanical pump maybe I should look at the mechanical pump first always thought they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By trevo
Spring Downunder car out for a drive but ??

Got the Roadster out gave it a wash then Wife and I head into the Port for coffee got 2ks slowly lost power switched the auxiliary electric pump on power back to normal same thing every 2k or so had...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By trevo
Re: 1934 open car windshield

Hope it helps I didn't have an imperial tape our measurements Downunder have been metric for a very long time now but us older folk can still work in feet inches yards miles pounds etc a genuine sign...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By trevo
Re: 1934 open car windshield

Overall the top is 1140mm the sides 349mm at the centre 280mm hope this is what you are looking for as per my 34 Roadster cheers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,900
Posted By trevo
Re: What emblem belongs?

Solo 909 pms are best to avoid unhelpful comments the " we " lot can't help themselves more importantly you have good project ahead��
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,188
Posted By trevo
Re: Rear engined 1942 Flathead Armoured Cars

Geoff correct that's how this one most likely survived as a forestry fire engine until it was buried in a river stop bank and recovered after a big flood interestingly it was in very good condition...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2017, 03:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,188
Posted By trevo
Re: Rear engined 1942 Flathead Armoured Cars

I have a couple of photos of this Ford powerd 1942 Armoured Car if one of you can pm me with your email address I will forward the photos then if you wish to post them on the barn that's fine there...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,188
Posted By trevo
Re: Rear engined 1942 Flathead Armoured Cars

My mate said it's cladd in Half inch plate and yes the engines would have been working hard I hope to get a couple of pictures of it shortly cheers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,188
Posted By trevo
Re: Rear engined 1942 Flathead Armoured Cars

My mate lives 3 and a half hours away has a number of military vehicles and recovered the vehicle from a river seems his is one of two left certainly unusual?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,188
Posted By trevo
Rear engined 1942 Flathead Armoured Cars

I just ran into a mate at a swap meet and he has one he is restoring wondered if any out there knew of these apparently around 70 were built Ford V8 Rear Engined sounds rather unique and interesting?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,278
Posted By trevo
Re: Horn wiring problem 35 pickup

I have reassembled the horn button and refitted it to the steering column it now works just fine if the wire from the button to the bottom is fully insulated and the soldered end makes good contact...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,278
Posted By trevo
Re: Horn wiring problem 35 pickup

Recently my 34 horn stopped working took the rod out and found the wire inside the rod had broken at the horn buttonend cordbobs photos shows the assembly after some reconnecting the wire inside the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-24-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,071
Posted By trevo
Re: Aussie and Kiwi barners

Napier service this morning accompanied by my daughter who proudly wore my Dads gongs the ranks are well thinned of WW2 vets now, thoughts today of our ANZAC Corp and those who made and still keep us...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,488
Posted By trevo
Re: aluminum 'welding' Q...

Providing it is Aluminium and not an odd alloy looks easy enough from your photos though it looks good quality to me cheers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-20-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,645
Posted By trevo
Re: Old Henery

Old Henry I enjoy your travel photos with scenery so different to ours Downunder and all in your trusty flathead nice cheers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By trevo
Re: Kiwi Barners

Worst since 68 and the sinking of the Wahine am battening down the hatches !!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,680
Posted By trevo
Re: how to soften cork

I recently replaced the cork halves massaged a little heavy oil into them all up and running now no issues
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