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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By mrlaser
Re: 51 Victoria 3 piece rear glass install?

We did the bottom lip first then worked around to the top. The whole process of setting the glass took about 40-50 min. Putting all three pieces in the rubber made the whole structure somewhat...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By mrlaser
Re: 51 Victoria 3 piece rear glass install?

The stainless perimeter pieces went on first, followed by the 2 vertical stainless pieces. The actual glass instillation was definitely a two person job. One on the inside pulling the cord to engage...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By mrlaser
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By mrlaser
Re: 51 Victoria 3 piece rear glass install?

The picture in my previous post shows the passenger side glass in place. Later this was removed and the center window put in place initially. I posted the picture from my phone and meant to show the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By mrlaser
Re: 51 Victoria 3 piece rear glass install?

I did my install in 3 individual pieces. The center section first followed by the side windows. That is different than what was described in the accompanying instructions which recommended putting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,387
Posted By mrlaser
Exclamation Re: USPS damage in shipping

I have have had so many issues in the past with the USPS. Never the less, I recently decided to use Priority Express with a guarantee of 1-2 days shipping to an address 340 miles away thinking that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By mrlaser
Re: Vin location on a 1951 Ford Custom Deluxe Club Coupe

This is on the passenger side front top rail
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By mrlaser
Re: Vin location on a 1951 Ford Custom Deluxe Club Coupe

The serial number is stamped on the frame rail in a couple of places. It matched the number on the firewall plate on my car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,783
Posted By mrlaser
Re: Charlie stolded.....my version

The following is an email that I sent to Charlie after he restored my previously "restored 94" which had been done by another very large early Ford parts supplier but never functioned properly.

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,940
Posted By mrlaser
Re: Rebuilt starter

Just wondering: The Rock Auto starter lists the battery voltage as 12.6 volts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By mrlaser
Re: Drive through Chicago in the early Forties

It also looks as though "jaywalking" was the national pastime.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,386
Posted By mrlaser
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

Another thing to consider, in addition to those ideas already mentioned, is the primary resistance in the coil. This is assuming that you have retained the original 6 volt system. The coils sold by...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By mrlaser
Re: 1951 Ford Victoria Headliner

I should have said that the correct way includes removing the rear window. I suppose the cloth headliner could be glued but it would be difficult to get the necessary stretch for a nice fit.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By mrlaser
Re: 1951 Ford Victoria Headliner

I was referring only to the 1951 Ford Victoria in the above post. The headliner, in this instance, does in fact need to be installed with the glass removed. On other models, that may not be necessary.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By mrlaser
Re: 1951 Ford Victoria Headliner

One other thing to keep in mind is that to replace the headliner you need to remove and replace the three piece rear window. Been there, done that. It is a bit of a challenge.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By mrlaser
Re: 1951 Ford Victoria Headliner

This is the headliner in my '51 Victoria. It is very close to the one in the Victoria that I had as a teenager. Both cars were two tone green. Unfortunately, it was purchased from the now bankrupt...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,231
Posted By mrlaser
Re: Chrome Shop Recommendations

I used Jon Wright Custom Chrome Plating ,Grafton Ohio for a 1954 Corvette. Show car quality but $$$$. I have used Bumper Boyz in California for nice, but somewhat lower quality and far fewer $.
Forum: Early V8 01-21-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By mrlaser
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By mrlaser
Re: 3 spd OD 12v solenoid

Sorry, that's Vintage Auto Garage.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By mrlaser
Re: 3 spd OD 12v solenoid

Vintage Auto Supply Has twelve volt solenoids
Forum: Early V8 01-16-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By mrlaser
Forum: Early V8 01-16-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By mrlaser
1951 Ford convertible interior stainless trim

1951 ford Convertible Door Panel Stainless Trim. Condition is "NOS/Used". This listing is for 2 interior stainless left front door and rear interior panel trim pieces. The pictured door panel is for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 974
Posted By mrlaser
Red face Re: 8ba v8 ignition coil questions

Fortunately, the Holly 94 has been restored by Charlie ny. I have a new vacuum line coming from Third Generation. I forgot to mention the color change on the Bosch coils. BTW , I have No financial (I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 974
Posted By mrlaser
Re: 8ba v8 ignition coil questions

As a follow-up on this thread, I had actually begun to experience some missing when cruising at 30-40 mph . This was after the Echiln ic7 coil was in place and new points and condenser had been...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,994
Posted By mrlaser
Re: shipping frustration

Tracking number : xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Tracking number created
December 16, 05:16PM
xxxxxx, OH

Package received by USPS

In transit
December 21, 12:00AM
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