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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Re: 1940 Convertible footman loops

Wow someone older than me 77 that has been working on a 40 converible for a long time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Re: 1940 Convertible window channels?

Kube is their supposed to be grommets on the front top corners at the end of the channels holding the upper door window w/strips on the convertible frame.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-22-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,813
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
56 Merc 2 4s

56 Mercury dual 4 bbls
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-08-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Re: Galaxie 289 second oil pressure port?

If you're wanting to have both a gauge and a dash lite get a dual sender.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-07-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,512
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Re: engine backfire when slowing down

I'm having the same problem with a 351w with 2X4s in a 40 ford.I have rebuilt both edelbrock carbs,changed plug wires,and checked for exhaust leaks.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-16-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,455
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Re: seat belts

Thanks KULTULZ
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-14-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,455
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Re: seat belts

I would like a drawing or template for the rear seat belts on a 63 XL convertible.Thanks in advance.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-02-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 563
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
template

Template needed for a 63 Galaxie 500 XL convertible rear seat belts.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-08-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,557
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Re: E code Air cleaner housing

Remember the car filters are taller than the t-bird filters.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-03-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,557
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Re: E code Air cleaner housing

I wondered if 56 Mercs offered a dual 4 setup.I've seen 56 Merc medalist 2 doors with a stick shift.I think California hiway had some.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-02-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,557
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Re: E code Air cleaner housing

The type you have was only used on the 56 and early 57 t-birds,and I have never seen it reproduced.The cars were different yet.Where did you see a cast aluminum one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Re: '40 convertible top snaps?

I bought 4 snaps from Dennis Carpenter I think.They fit the 2nd set of holes but the not the 1st set of holes on the belt line behind the doors.I bought another pair but they don't fit either.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,485
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Stolen

Jack Dorn Oakland,Ca.(if that's his real name and address)ripped me off to the toon of $858.00.He took my money,but didn't deliver the Doug Nash trans.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Re: 40 conv.w/strip channel

Thanks V8COOPMAN,Rotowrenchman,Kube,and Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Re: 40 conv.w/strip channel

It just seems like it's unfinished.My channels hit the w/s frame and needs a little trimed from the channels.There's a gap the last inch of the channel from the corner top clamp.There's a hole in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Re: 40 conv.w/strip channel

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Re: 40 conv.w/strip channel

Thx Kube.I have the pics downloaded,but haven't be able to attach them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Re: 40 conv.w/strip channel

Kube I took pics of the channels and will attach them when figure out how.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
40 conv.w/strip channel

The upper door w/strip channels mounted on the top irons appear to be too long by an 1/8 of an inch or so and no provision for any kind of a seal.If I elongated the screw holes I might be able to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 39,970
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Re: Rare '40 convertible restoration project

I'd send pics,but don't know how to submit them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 39,970
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Re: Rare '40 convertible restoration project

My jig is less involved.It has 6 mounting locations to keep the body from spreading,2 at both sides of the cowl,2 on both sides behind the doors,and 2 by the trunk hinges.It has a cross plate with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Re: 39 convertible coupe

I had the same problem with my 40 convertible,so I bought a new one from Oakbows from Pa.fits good,not cheap.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,729
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Re: Tanks,Inc.

I've had a couple of Tanks for a 40 ford,the 1st one had I had to drill out the 3 mounting holes t0 3/8s.The original holes were 9mm which is non existant,other wise there were no other problems.The...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-26-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 39,970
Posted By Milt/Las Vegas
Re: Rare '40 convertible restoration project

Kube I have a bolt in body support bracketry that I used on both of my 40 convertibles bodies that has a centered location for a engine cherry picker.I'm not going to need again,and someone like you...
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