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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: New member, 1951 f1

Welcome
I like trucks too.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Drive shaft balance?

If you are good you might straighten it yourself with two knife edged vee stands and a torch. other wise take it to a machine shop with a long lathe.

Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 570
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Ford Blue Hub cap paint?

Rockfla


Check the dollar tree for nail enamel. Built in brush.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Trunk Lid won't open

Joe
See if you can loosen the hinge bolts.


Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: 41 mostly stock 6v posted ground - adding a fan

Veeder


Does your 41 have all the sheet metal parts still in place?
Makes a difference.


Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 640
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: 1935 Ford Pickup Transmission hard to get into reverse! HELP!

Adjust your clutch to 1" to 1 1/4" pedal free play.
Welcome to the Fordbarn.


Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Interior kick plates

For my green F1 i used 18 ga. sheet metal, primed and painted interior color.



Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Wide Friction Tape?

Fred
Check the sporting goods store for hockey stick tape.


Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,449
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: karma

I believe in trusting people until proven that I cannot. Even Jesus does not judge a man until he dies.


Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,622
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Wet sand blasting??

Industrial painting companies used wet blasting when the AQMD squalked about dust.
After a while they went back to the dry sand.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,622
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Wet sand blasting??

Surface rust very quickly on iron.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: testing wheel cylinders

Hand pump grease gun using brake fluid. Good way to break an asian vise.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,090
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: 4th of July.

Forget the europeans, the canadians had imperial quarts of VO.


Sober over 10 years.


Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,143
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Plugging holes with "Metal To Metal?"

Put a bolt in the hole.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By cmbrucew
Benson Ford shiphouse

Slightly off topic, but interesting.
Bruce







https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JaI0hFZt9o
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,944
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Suggestions on Battery Cut off switch

100 amp knife switch in the positive cable. My recommendation.



Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: New gaskets - cardboard

My auto shop instructor, said 60 years ago. a little permatex on the removable part only, to hold the gasket during assembly. Makes life easier when you next work on it.



Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,050
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Spongy Brakes

Are you using DOT 5 ?


Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,737
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: What in Tarnation?

Sparks from a grinder will ignight spilled diesel fuel 20 feet away.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: New gaskets - cardboard

I have made good gaskets from the sleeve Victor head gaskets came in. Good clean mating surfaces is the key.


Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Removing bonded brake linings.

Take them to your local friction material shop for relining or exchange.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Drive Shaft Shortening

Driveline specialities in Garden Grove. Google is your friend.


Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,510
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: 1 Fly wheel 2 PP thread bad

Make a template and rotate it 60 degrees, redrill and tap. Good as new.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,135
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: My new to me '39 Coupe

That paint color should help you get friendly with a bunch of nice policemen.
I had a candy red chopper in the early 1970's.
Beautiful car
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,417
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Misfireing at idle.

Moisture inside distributor caps.
Bruce
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