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Forum: The Test Forum Today, 12:13 AM
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Re: photo1-1-window

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V8-60 Tinside


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1939 Juice Brake Hose question.

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I doubt that bracket is reproduced, but it would not be difficult to make in your garage. If you'll look at the picture below, you can see the bolt passing through the top end of that bracket. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1935 Ford Frame

Hey caddy58 .....Pictured below is a '35 chassis. Look at the lower portion of the "X" rail seen at the bottom, left part of the picture. That is the DRIVER-side "X" rail that the pedals would mount...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 8BA block cracked

Tony ....If you'll e-mail the photos to me, I'll post 'em for ya. My e-mail BELOW! DD


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 753
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 39 Frame- Worn wishbone socket

Thank you Jim for your kind note. Yes, the lowering of the ball-end of the wishbone has to change the caster angle. In POST #5 of our original thread on the "T5 W/Torque Tube" thread (link BELOW),...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1941 Ford Open Drive Conversion

Ah YES ...."THE SIMPLICITY OF THE BUGGY SPRING SUSPENSION"! You almost couldn't say it any more simplistically. But there are a lot of "modifiers" in our ranks that still do not understand the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 753
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 39 Frame- Worn wishbone socket

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Something we made-up from some saved scraps & a machined receiver chunk of steel. DD


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=289194&d=1475689495

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1939 Juice Brake Hose question.

Here are some pics that should head you in the right directions. DD


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=301957&d=1485293875

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1941 Ford Open Drive Conversion

Hey SoCal ......Can't blame a guy for wanting to shift gears with a newer technology transmission in an old Ford...I can relate! Believe it or not, a friend and I have actually converted a torque...
Forum: The Test Forum Yesterday, 02:21 AM
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Views: 124,023
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Forum: The Test Forum Yesterday, 02:10 AM
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Views: 124,023
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,421
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: T5 guys TKX

Denny .....Pretty sure that the *OEM 3" Adapter Bellhousing that Speedway notes is one of the cast or Merc stamped-steel half-bells that need to be used on ANY 8BA standard shift set-up.....An...
Forum: The Test Forum 11-27-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 124,023
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

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Half Bells


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: New 32

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Welcome to the Ford Barn. That is an 8BA-type engine you have there. Sure do like that little truck. And unlike many new folks, you're posting pictures just fine...we like pictures. What...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,421
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: T5 guys TKX

Joe ....I can't remember for sure which rear gear that you went with, but DO NOT overlook other optional gear ratios offered in the TKX line-up. For instance: This part number is the GM fitment...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2021, 02:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 39 ford woodie

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Here's that nice ol' 39 that Kubarth did about four or five years ago.


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=314921&d=1493998708
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2021, 02:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 39 ford woodie

You MIGHT want to check with a more-knowledgeable expert on that info! DD

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Forum: The Test Forum 11-26-2021, 04:37 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 124,023
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

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1940 RHD Pedals


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=448068&d=1605995309


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=448069&d=1605995309
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: tool needed

Do you know what a "crow's foot" wrench is? One of those with a 12" ratchet extension ought to work. DD

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,421
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: T5 guys TKX

Hey Joe ....The picture below is NOT my TKO/'40, but belongs to a Ford Barn member...can't remember name. I looked for this picture for three hours! But the setup is virtually the same as mine, and...
Forum: The Test Forum 11-25-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 124,023
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

Tko in '40
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2021, 02:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Boosted Self Energizing Brakes- Do they improve braking?

Take your dad's '57 Caddy with 4-wheel Bendix drum/shoe brakes. Undo the vacuum source to it's Bendix Hydro-Vac Power Brake Booster, and see how she stops now.

To answer your question, adding a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,421
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: T5 guys TKX

I guess it would depend on what you did to your center crossmember to accommodate the T5. '35 & '40 frames are same general shape/size throughout, and I had a TKO 600 bolted into my '40 coupe. The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,421
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: T5 guys TKX

Gary ....I realize that your T5 experience is probably mostly geared toward YOUR proprietary adapter. Somehow, I have the idea that your T5 adapters were based on some form of FORD T5, rather than...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 786
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: My next adventure

Yikes ...You had better check that seal where the sector exits the steering box casting. That much concentrated heat may have fried the seal. You mean that everybody doesn't have a Pitman arm...
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