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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,203
Posted By PeterC
Re: Generator or alternator ?

When I went through the evaluation of Alternator/Generator look-a-like vs real original Ford Generator -

I decided to go original Ford Generator for my 12V conversion.

I have been very happy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 946
Posted By PeterC
Re: Happy Birthday JM 35 Sedan

Hey John - happy birthday! Enjoy the day and many more!:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By PeterC
Re: Different Temps! Different Sounds! NEW INPUT

Had some great input from our resident Flathead Guru Joe Abbin **. Fascinating info I was not certainly not familiar with for sure!



**With Joe's permission to share ...


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By PeterC
Re: Different Temps! Different Sounds!

I think you make a good point - the passenger side exhaust manifold (mine are cast Fentons) is indeed a much straighter path of flow than the drivers which is tucked closer to the block and sharply...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By PeterC
Re: Different Temps! Different Sounds!

In my case I have the heater core turned off at a valve shut off!


I believe if most "shoot" a heat gun on drivers and passenger sides of the Ford Flathead they will see the noted difference in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By PeterC
Re: Different Temps! Different Sounds!

Plumbing is equal on both sides
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By PeterC
Different Temps! Different Sounds! NEW INPUT

I run three temperature gauges on my 35 Coupe (I'm a belt and suspenders guy!) ... stock 35 dash gauge plus separate drivers and passenger head probes. Engine runs great - no complaints. Its a 1948...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By PeterC
Re: 1935 coupe overflow tank recommendations

Just curious if you are doing this because your radiator/temp pushes coolant out? If so - curious if you did the normal checks for actual coolant temp with a heat gun ... if your thermostats are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,855
Posted By PeterC
Re: engine photos

Thanks - that's a custom one-off build. It is a stock 1935 air cleaner stretched with all matching ribs on the top mounted on a hand formed dual carb base housing a K&N filter hidden in stock type...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,855
Posted By PeterC
Re: engine photos

Not a flathead in the 39 - but it's a good fit!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,855
Posted By PeterC
Re: engine photos

OK ... Here's mine:rolleyes:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,191
Posted By PeterC
Re: Columbia tube routing beneath hood '36 Ford

Thanks for the kind words DD ... but my plumbing install is by no means stock - was designed for simplicity, function and form. Vacuum source is from below the supercharger at the intake on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 841
Posted By PeterC
Re: 34 ford front spring

Agreed - my 35 Coupe has one top leaf removed - along with 4" dropped axle, reverse eye spring and 5:50X16 front tire.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By PeterC
Re: Kelsey Hayes Wire Wheels/39 Lincoln Drums

Thanks - corrected to No spacers!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By PeterC
Re: Kelsey Hayes Wire Wheels/39 Lincoln Drums

I run Kelsey Hayes Bent Spoke Wheels with original Lincoln backing plates, 1935 Spindles and Brake Drums - so NO spacers needed front or rear for me.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,324
Posted By PeterC
35 Three Window Coupe Proportions

Had an artist a few years back paint my 35 Three Window Coupe. He seemed to get all the subtle details right - unique to the Coupe... but somehow the proportions may have gotten a bit jiggered up? .....
Forum: Early V8 03-16-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,081
Posted By PeterC
Forum: Early V8 03-09-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,081
Posted By PeterC
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,266
Posted By PeterC
Re: Loss of Hot Rod Deluxe

I feel your frustration! - I was very lucky to get the 35 Coupe featured in the Nov 2019 addition - I think that was the last or 2nd to last magazine before closing!:eek:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 991
Posted By PeterC
Re: Standard or Deluxe Model?

Agreed - as evidenced in my unrestored original interior pictures of my 35 Coupe. This is an original US built Coupe.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 991
Posted By PeterC
Re: Standard or Deluxe Model?

Just for reference - When I purchased my 35 Three Window Deluxe it was all original - tired but original - the interior garnish was not chrome - but painted. See pics.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,706
Posted By PeterC
Re: Illustrations, you wanna see Illustrations

Interesting that the 3 Window Coupe is priced less than the 5 Window Coupe - I would have guessed that the 5 Window was more complex with the extra side glass??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,505
Posted By PeterC
Re: Two Piece Oil Pans? When were they made?

[QUOTE=V8COOPMAN;1840016]Here ya go! DD


DD - looks like I have the 1st 2 piece you picture with the "regular" size drain plug. I must say that that plug opening is large and when you open to...
Forum: Early V8 01-10-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By PeterC
1937 Ford Standard Speedometer - SOLD

Offered for sale is this excellent 1937 Ford Standard speedometer in nice working order. I recently removed this from my 1939 Ford Deluxe Coupe in excellent working condition - I replaced the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,770
Posted By PeterC
Re: What were the chances!

Another interesting fact on this 1935 Ford Coupe “what were the chances” - some of you may recall...

When restoring the Coupe to its current condition, I replaced the original stock 21 stud engine...
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