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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,458
Posted By klicker
Re: movie star

In the early '80s, I made around $1,000 having my 55 Chevy conv filmed for several TV ads for a local parts store. It was fun and I got a vhs tape with the footage.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,547
Posted By klicker
Re: Drake 40 dlx headlamp rims (bezels)

I had a friend who owned a chrome shop in Portland back in the 90s. EPA (or maybe state DEQ) were on site every day for inspections! Proper handling and disposal was an expensive part of the process
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By klicker
Re: 1940 coupe trunk handle won't open

They're on back order (surprize). C & G said they've had them on order for 3 months, but couldn't tell me if the ones they stock were Drake or Vintique
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By klicker
Re: 1940 coupe trunk handle won't open

I took a stab at it. But the way my car is upholstered, I risked doing a lot more damage going that route. Frustrated! And not being able to diagnose what was going on...��
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By klicker
Unhappy 1940 coupe trunk handle won't open

This morning it took two hands to open my trunk (latch). The next time I tried, I couldn't for the life of me get the handle turned enough to open the trunk. I ended up cutting the base and through...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,783
Posted By klicker
Re: Anyone available to look at a car on Long Island?

It's like home inspections. The pros kind of know their stuff, but pick up on obvious problems and still miss plenty. It would take a really dedicated pro to go over everything and not just take a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,265
Posted By klicker
Re: Scam

If you got your money back without returning the part, you are a thief. Just as if someone sent money and never got the part. The only "2 sides" to this story is the disagreement on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By klicker
Re: Rebuilt generator to 12 volt source

https://pmxalternators.com/

My go-to guy for generators, alternators and starters. In Oregon.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2020, 02:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,367
Posted By klicker
Re: Loss of Hot Rod Deluxe

I haven't received a letter from SR. I just renewed for 3 years and found out about a week after the check cleared that all those magazines were dumped.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,601
Posted By klicker
Re: Warning - Sophisticated Scammer Trolling the Want Adds

Unfortunately, police can't catch a scammer at Western Union. The way it works, is like money in the cloud. You send money to WU. The recipient can go to any WU in the world to receive the cash. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,476
Posted By klicker
Re: Posting Pictures

I haven't posted in a long time because I couldn't figure it out. I just posted a picture using tapatalk. Was really easy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,733
Posted By klicker
Re: Been on the back page

I saw this guy last summer in Oregon. Pretty cool.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191223/3fd47013460089882a7e7ff347127046.jpg

Sent from my SM-G965U using Tapatalk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,228
Posted By klicker
Re: Top three Ford Products, '32 - '53

33 roadster. 39-40 coupe. 50 convert
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,590
Posted By klicker
Re: Michigan classic car laws help ?

Classic insurance and YOM registration almost always allow you to drive to a repair shop (an exception to the "parade" and car club type activity. I'm always "on my way to or from AutoZone" or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2019, 01:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By klicker
Re: Brake fluid

I'm thinking about switching from silicone back to dot 3/4. When you say it needs to be flushed, does it need to be rinsed out with alcohol or something? Or can I just run a lot of the new fluid...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By klicker
Re: Portland Swap Meet, fun places to eat, etc.

Try Stanich's at NE 49/Fremont. Not too far from PIR
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By klicker
Re: 6V Generators

For those near Portland, Oregon:
http://www.pmxalternators.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,592
Posted By klicker
Re: Can you relate?

My 2-hour jobs turn into 2 weeks. Hours of research on Fordbarn. Thinking if I really want to tackle the job. Get the car up on jack stands (sometimes an hour or 2 right there). Cleaning off greasy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,803
Posted By klicker
Re: This is funny

Or: that spark plug is for a ch3>y. You should ask your question on the H.A.M.B.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2018, 12:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,803
Posted By klicker
This is funny

I saw this on facebook. (And stole it). It sounds like some of the threads here. Enjoy and Happy New Year.

"How many Facebook group members does it take to change a spark plug?

1 to change the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,233
Posted By klicker
Re: It's tough

So many blessings over 65 years! Cherish your memories, Keith. My sincere condolences
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By klicker
Re: cowl water holes

Same on my 39 coupe, tubes at corner of windshield. Drain out the bottom of cowl? I recall a post about T-into a drain from the cowl vent....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,126
Posted By klicker
Re: new block

Then there's the guys that have a dozen or so stashed under the workbench.....��
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By klicker
Re: Centering steering, 39 Coupe

Good info Mart, thanks! I'll throw her back on the lift and play with it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By klicker
Centering steering, 39 Coupe

After rebuilding my front suspension, spindles, bushings, tie rods, etc., I turned my steering wheel lock to lock to find the center. The pitman arm points off to the right a few degrees. Shouldn't...
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