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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Newc
Re: 33 Dash Gage Panel

Hi; The gauge panel fits inside the thin chrome bezel, and uses the same 4 mounting holes, so any thickness can fit inside the bezel, as long as the mount holes are usable. Even the thick aluminum...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By Newc
Re: 33/34 sedan roof

Yes; the hard plastic can be cut [sawed] to shape- even heated and bent. In industry we called it 'arguda'. White plastic and nails could be driven into it.. Newc
Forum: Early V8 09-21-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 95
Posted By Newc
'48 Canadian 114X long door coupe- Touring Class

Hi; Owned 15yrs after a 15yr search for a 114X Mercury Canadian coupe. These are Canadian Mercury ONLY for 3 yrs of manufacturer. These were sold by Canadian Mercury dealers as competiton to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Newc
Generator belt fit '48 ford 78-8620-C Drake

Too short! I think there must be a change in the diameter of the crank pulley of some of these engines? The Drake part is about an inch short, and we need generator tension adjustment on top of that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By Newc
Gone to Germany!-they race them there!

I restored this hardtop 32 yrs ago, even found the last real race crew [69-72], couldn't sell it locally, so now it's on a ship. Spare tires chained on the car. The whole load is going to Europe,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,583
Posted By Newc
Re: Aug/Sept project 2 to make 1 39 std cpe on sdn pan

A little more work; Had to rebuild the tool tray and form the tray lip that contacts the rear 'pan' Lots of curves and I needed a brake and a shrinker, but made do without. There are a bunch of...
Forum: Early V8 09-13-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By Newc
2 rolling chassis '39 w title, '38 w 40 axles

Must pick-up of course: The '39 is complete-has tube shocks, pedal assembly, steering box incld'd; title/ reg and original blk licence plate from CA $1300. The '38 has '40 axles and brakes , $800...
Forum: Early V8 09-12-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,583
Posted By Newc
Re: Aug/Sept project 2 to make 1 39 std cpe on sdn pan

Nice cool Smokey weather-so kept on the job. Photos; 5 hrs getting a fair fit of the Carpenter pan. Left and right a bit different???? the trunk lid is the original one and tired. '39 cpe trunk...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,583
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,583
Posted By Newc
Re: Aug/Sept project 2 to make 1 39 std cpe on sdn pan

Got a good day to work : Fitted the original cpe trunk lid-fixed the hinge mount studs [overhead welding], old trunk lid adj'd well. Then started on the tail pan fit. putting a Carpenter pan on a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,125
Posted By Newc
Re: Wildfire evacuation

About trees, brush, weeds and grass: cut it, eat it, or burn it- the three solutions of Mother Nature. Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 980
Posted By Newc
Re: Head skimming: Any tips?

Every time the heads are surfaced the dome diameter gets smaller-easy to measure. Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 883
Posted By Newc
Re: 32 truck pictures

The WW2 German Ford trucks are interesting and so are the V8s. Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 883
Posted By Newc
Re: 32 truck pictures

Here's one For Sale, great cab and metal- Model A engine tho. $5800 Oregon title. Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,583
Posted By Newc
Re: Aug/Sept project 2 to make 1 39 std cpe on sdn pan

Well; I just lost a big post?? Fitted the coupe shell to the sdn pan and the A pillars lined up so tacked them. Windshield dimensions were good. Next moved to the B pillars and tacked them. Fitted...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,583
Posted By Newc
Re: Aug/Sept project 2 to make 1 39 std cpe on sdn pan

Well; Have some good progress to show. Proceeded with the fitting and started with the A pillars fit- looked good and the windshield dimensions were right so the A pillars got tacked. Then moved...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By Newc
Re: 33-34 stock radiator

Brassworks is 8-10 weeks out. Yet they claimed the core was built at 3 weeks. Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By Newc
Re: H 226 flathead

There also is the 254" M' series truck 6 [49-51] that shares most parts except block. Little red/white book Hot Rodding Ford V8] by California Bill has a chapter on them. Newc
Forum: Early V8 09-06-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By Newc
'32 B engine ********Sale Pending*****************

Older rebuild by Dura-Build LA, Ca. .**************Sale Pending********
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 964
Posted By Newc
Re: Safest Way to Buy a Car Long Distance??

All good advise; I am the seller of a car with the buyer in Germany. It is daunting. Newc
Forum: Model-A 09-03-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By Newc
Model B engine nice and greasy w model A transmission

Yes; the engine has uncut pan and half bellhousing, flywheel and clutch. Missing only dist. Water pump and fan there - Model A zenith carb. eng is still greasy and assembled. $1000 you pickup in...
Forum: Early V8 09-03-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 66
Posted By Newc
Model B eng ***SALE PENDING on B mtr****

Still have Model A trans for $150 newc
Forum: Early V8 09-03-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By Newc
'32 BB running driver w Oregon title flatbed

Just arrived- chased this trk for 4 yrs! 12Volt, Model A motor, new alum radiator, clean gas tank. Flatbed is home made. Use as is, restore, or part-out for the pickup parts. It will be around my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By Newc
Re: '32 BB rear engine mounts

Hi; Have some photos of the cross members of two '32 BB frames. Newc
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