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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By Ardun
Re: 1985 ford AOD trans.

It is upshift and downshifts that occur or donít occur at the correct time. The Transgo shift kit is very easy to install by anyone who knows how to use tools. The kit changes the shifts so they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By Ardun
Re: 1985 ford AOD trans.

I put an 86 AOD Ď53 with with an Speedway Adaptor and Lockar linkage. Works great. Gotta be careful and set the throttle pressure correctly or you can burn up the trans.

Also, pay attention to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,006
Posted By Ardun
Re: Electric steering

I did a Unisteer on my’ ‘53 Customline and used the original column shift. Takes a little time to figure out, but well worth the journey. Also put in a switch that varies the steering pressure. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,008
Posted By Ardun
Re: 12 year old Coker tires, still ok?

Tire can be replaced but life cannot.
Forum: Early V8 11-28-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By Ardun
Forum: Early V8 11-27-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By Ardun
1934 Ford Grille

New, still in box, 1934 Ford Grille, Bob Drake repo. Never used it in any way.

Price is $3500.00 plus shipping.
Forum: Early V8 11-27-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By Ardun
1934 Grille

New, still in box, 1934 Ford Grille, Bob Drake repo. Never used it in any way.

Price is $3500.00 plus shipping.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By Ardun
Re: Steering wheel help

I have $1200 in my wheel including recasting, repairing and Chroming the horn ring. Most horn rings do not come with the horn blowing mechanism and one has to be careful when buying one. Also, the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By Ardun
Re: Steering wheel help

I have $1200 in my wheel including recasting, repairing and Chroming the horn ring. Most horn rings do not come with the horn blowing mechanism and one has to be careful when buying one. Also, the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By Ardun
Re: Steering wheel help

These are the people: https://www.kochssteeringwheels.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By Ardun
Re: Steering wheel help

Got this recast for $600.00. Great job.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By Ardun
Re: Steering wheel help

It’s a 53-54 Ford Accessory Steering Wheel. Looks like the center hub has been modified for earlier Ford steering shaft, like your 35, with a keyway. Not worth much in current condition especially...
Forum: Late V8 11-10-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By Ardun
Trico S Windshield Wiper Motor Parts Only

Need an early Bronco (Trico S) vacuum windshield wiper motor. Need parts only, does not have to be operational.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By Ardun
Re: 34 door window glass

Patience and someone helping will work. Just replaced the regulator in my 33 and was a huge hassle until my wife came and held the glass while I positioned the regulator. Glass assembly will come...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By Ardun
Re: automatic trans and the 8cm engine

You can use an AOD with a Speedway Adaptor Kit which includes all that you will need in addition to that transmission. I bought a used adaptor kit on EBay. An AOD is a reasonably easy install with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,162
Posted By Ardun
Re: diamondback tires

Love diamondback tires. The after service is to die for.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,173
Posted By Ardun
Re: Flathead OHV conversions

Others are great, but I like my ARDUN
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By Ardun
Re: 52 Flathead Radiator

US Radiators are a great build, cool well, good service and good quality. Looks OEM and you can choose your personal options. Highly recommended. I am very pleased as it keeps my A/C equipped...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,566
Posted By Ardun
Re: radial tires

I love these guys. Great service and quality tires. I had my whites over one year and while doing the rear brakes last month, a bubble was discovered on the inside of one tire. I sent a photo and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,441
Posted By Ardun
Re: Car collection - Need some help

Worse than a TV program. Not only in the beginning but long commercial breaks during the video!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,441
Posted By Ardun
Re: Car collection - Need some help

The collection of cars is fantastic. The commercial nature of the Cruising New England video stinks and I will not watch their vids again.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,994
Posted By Ardun
Re: AOD to flathead

Agree on constant pressure valve body.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,994
Posted By Ardun
Re: AOD to flathead

3:55 is debatable as a good ratio for and AOD without a kit. Check ratio before running. Putting in a kit afterwards is so messy, I know!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,994
Posted By Ardun
Re: AOD to flathead

Suggest you adjust the throttle pressure as best you can before driving or pay someone to come out and adjust. The company that rebuilt my AOD did that at no charge. However, I would have paid. Also...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,994
Posted By Ardun
Re: AOD to flathead

I put an AOD in my ‘53 8ba (Speedway Adapter) and used stars on Flex to Crank bolts. Used an Econoline 6 cyl flex plate and re-centered the holes. Used a modified late starter and ground the block. ...
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