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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Early Ford V8 Flea Market

Just to be clear we virtually had no choice. We are now 10 months into the 2 week shutdown and putting all the work into marketing and planning only to not be able to have it did not seem prudent. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,417
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: What are the advantages of upgrading to Hydraulic Braks

I was surprised to find it there as were you for me to mention it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 96
Posted By Frank Miller
Backing plate brake shafts

This is not a parts complaint but just something to be aware of.
I was helping a friend ream the backing plate bushings on his 34. Using an adjustable reamer and checking the hole with the new...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 588
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Where is my Hemmings??

I think he was joking. I chuckled bit because it reminded me of way back when Hemmings was the only game in town and subscribers would inundate the letters section complaining about the pages being...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,417
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: What are the advantages of upgrading to Hydraulic Braks

While someone contested about the motorcycle being a direct comparison it was a 750 Shadow street bike. My point was that his technology has not been abandoned. And it is funny because you will see...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,417
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: What are the advantages of upgrading to Hydraulic Braks

Changed a tire on a 2009 Honda motorcycle for someone last summer. The rear wheel is mechanical brake.
The post above mentioning brake fade is inaccurate. Brakes fade because of heat. Also...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,882
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Old sayings

Would you like it done right, or right away?
I may not make a good impression but I'll make a lasting one.
Frank miller
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,223
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: 5/16-24 wing nuts...

Use a helicoil?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,543
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Black single stage paint.

It's not that black requires more prep work. It just shows flaws more. Technically you do not want flaws no matter what the color.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Did I finally find a GEM?

I think the mats are original type. Need to bp close to see if they look 70 years old or not.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: A Christmas Story

My father worked with profanity the way artists work with oils and clay.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 864
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: A 40 project for Kube?

High end build with chevy motor seems like an oxymoron.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 498
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: cam gear timing 1936 LB engine

If you can see the key you can look at another gear and see where the dimple is in relation to the crank key. Mark that tooth. Turn the engine until the cam timing mark is where you want it. Then...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,295
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: where is this all going

To all you people screaming sacrifice you could not even keep your political opinions to yourself like I asked. I personally predict a long time before we have another V8 meet. Who in their right...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,295
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: where is this all going

To get this back to cars, if any of you are into Cadillacs you may know who Dick Shappy is. If not here is a link. He owns the Cadillac Strip Club in Providence. He was interviewed in an article...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Shock ID

Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,295
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: where is this all going

I asked you guys not to get political but you did. Everyone is being selfish or no one is. I know many people who have had this and some fared better than others. Some lived with family members...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,295
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: where is this all going

Merry Christmas to you and Alice.


Thanks everyone else for your responses. Hope you all have a good holiday.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Shock ID

Anyone got a diameter for the floating check ball. These have been apart before and the one in there seems too small to work properly.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By Frank Miller
Shock ID

I have what I believe to be original Model A shocks in what looks like pretty good condition but there are some differences that I'm not aware of on these.
3 of them have a check valve in the top of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,295
Posted By Frank Miller
where is this all going

Please do not get political on this post. I know it is a fine line but refrain from bashing politicians or policies. Not my intent or something I need help with.
As a result of the world's current...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,397
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Van pelt Sales

The original post was about delayed shipment. How the vendor made good on it was nice but I posted what I did to make people aware that a major shipper in the game is being taken off the lists of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,125
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Bent chassis

It sounds like this is a pretty much together car so you have some obstacles. I would begin by confirming that the frame is equal at all 4 points of the jack stands. From there you need to strt...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,397
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Van pelt Sales

Brattons, a Model a vendor, issued a statement that they wee suspending USPS shipments because they have been so unreliable as of late. A friend with a mail order business just had to eat 200 in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: What do you guys use?

Thanks for the correction. I thought after that there were a few years that were not the conventional hydraulic used on millions of cars later.
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