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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,892
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: Now it's junk from Carpenter!

Ethics! Do they exist anywhere today? Or, am I being too cynical, again? dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,901
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: Roy Nacewicz's business, and it's future

Congrats, Michael. Best wishes for great success! Thank you very much. dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 31,557
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

Count me in as VERY interested. Thanks for the offer, Mike. dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,020
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: Taking my F1 out on an errand

A very nice truck, doing what trucks are supposed to do! Well done. dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,203
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: What are the must haves for you're shop?

Looks like Seth has done his homework. I'd add 4-5 angle grinders with an assortment of cutoff, flap and wire brush wheels. Saves time having to change things out between uses.
Just my 2. dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,087
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: Not stictly flathead but handy

Thanks for the info, Charlie. dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,922
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: How much brake line does it take to do an old Ford?

Unless you're experienced at making flares, allow for "do-overs" when ordering supplies. Just my $.02 worth.
dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,494
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: 1940 Gas Tank Sender

Here's another potential source.
dw
https://www.vintagejeepparts.com/products/914848_Fuel-Sending-Unit-226CI%2C-46%252d64-Willys-%26-Jeep-Models.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: floor pans

Didn't do rockers, just front floor pans.
I would think you might want to do each repair separately and remove only one piece at a time so as to maintain as much rigidity as possible. Just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: floor pans

I replaced both front pans in my '40 sedan with the body on the frame. Didn't have any more than the usual trouble. Used Bradley sheet metal and it fit very well. Did one side at a time and left the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,416
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: 36 three window on ebay for sale

Different license plate number. dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,363
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: Ignition switch relay

I would suggest the relay be one of the "continuous use" variety such as those used in golf carts. Google continuous use high amp relay. http://www.texasindustrialelectric.com/relays.asp is a good...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,254
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: It's tough

Keith,
My condolences. One day at a time and it will get better. dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: 39 ford

I would check for a bad coil. Classic symptoms of a coil opening/shorting after getting warm/hot. dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,710
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: Heavy duty screwdriver

Available here as a set of four.
https://www.garrettwade.com/extra-heavy-duty-screwdriver-set-gp.html
dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,069
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: New Ride, 40 pickup

When you're thinking about a 302 and an auto tx look at an AOD vice a C4. Same bolt pattern and it will improve the drive-ability immensely. Slight difference in length but you're going to need a new...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: Removing those hinge to pillar bolts

Eastwood has a similar product that is lesss expensive:
https://www.eastwood.com/eastwood-screw-buster.html
dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,352
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: Av gas & reg gas

If I remember from my ancient propeller driven aircraft days, Aviation Gasoline (AVGAS) is regular gasoline with a higher "octane" rating. It used to come in three grades with the highest grades...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,728
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: Great Plains Road Trip

Craig,
Thanks for the memories. Following your map, I see you missed a real "landmark." Between Atchison, KS and Kansas City, MO you jogged around the outskirts of my hometown, Platte City, MO. It...
Forum: Early V8 05-07-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,140
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: V-8 Times

Does it give directions on how to obtain one if a person doesn't subscribe to V8 Times? dw
Forum: Early V8 03-22-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
1940 Fordor rear window glass & regulators

Need to take another drink from this great fount of knowledge. Trying to replace the fuzzy "whiskers" around the glass on the rear doors of my 40 Fordor. Can't figure out how to get the glass...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,450
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: Winter projects

Ron,
Thanks for the tour! You give me hope. Maybe, someday I'll get all my projects finished. Ha! dw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 788
Posted By Don W/Norfolk
Re: Bullitt Mustang update

Hoop,
Tenacity has its own set of rewards. dw
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