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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:03 AM
Replies: 720
Views: 47,832
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Chris, I agree on your headlight thoughts….they’re on to see but also to BE SEEN….I think the Ragged ‘Ol Truck is in good hands !!!…..Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,008
Posted By flatford8
Re: How many on the Barn were there?

All these posts about Hershey and the V8 meets is getting me anxious to travel......I’ve yet to make it to either one......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 922
Posted By flatford8
Re: Merc manifold bore spacing and size

Ahhh….. got it now… Thanks….. Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 922
Posted By flatford8
Re: Merc manifold bore spacing and size

I’m really interested in this thread. I have a couple Merc manifolds and 2GC carbs. But, you lost me with “B-O-P”. What does that mean?….Thanks, Mark.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1950 Ford Custom - inner fender replacement

Welcome to the ‘BARN......I’ll 2nd Chris at Shoebox Central in Oklahoma. There is also an advertiser in Hemmings every month. He’s parting out over 50 shoebox cars. His name is also Chris. No website...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,017
Posted By flatford8
Re: Turbo Flat Head

Congrats to the person that pulled it off but, too much going on there for me.....I like Flatheads because they’re simple......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2021, 12:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,660
Posted By flatford8
Re: Reviving a proper six

Gary.......you gotta open both eyes man!!!!......LOL........ Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By flatford8
Re: Mart's shop video post

If you go to YouTube and search “Marts Garage “, all his videos are there with titles.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 720
Views: 47,832
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Great job Chris !….. thanks for the ride! ….. so is the official name for this vehicle “The Ragged ‘Ol Truck”?….I think it fits !…..once again, this has been a great thread….. Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By flatford8
Re: Mart's Update: Engine Hoist Mods, Fiat Fix, Old Rusty at a Car Show!

I wondered about that car myself. When the camera went by it, I thought I was seeing double.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 720
Views: 47,832
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Chris, I’m in agreement with a couple of the other guys.....the bottom mount warrants watching for cracking.....(but I tend to over engineer things I make).....the “ Ragged ‘Ol Truck” has got to make...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2021, 04:00 AM
Replies: 720
Views: 47,832
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Is it coincidence that his shirt is the same color as his Great Grandfathers tractor?.......LOL....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By flatford8
Re: Measurement Needed 51 Vicky

The shackle should be up…… Mark
You might have to be laying down for that to look right !!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,465
Posted By flatford8
Re: Help Iím Lost

Yes it’s very possible.....it’s almost a guarantee .......but the motor would still fire if you have fuel,spark and air......did the rebuilt distributor come with a new condenser?......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By flatford8
Re: Antique Nationals

Double post.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By flatford8
Re: Antique Nationals

Where’s that car now???.........Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By flatford8
Re: Starter motor question

Make sure whatever adaptor you have for T-5 allows the starter/ring gear to line up where they meet. Make sure the ring is lined up straight on the flywheel.......Mark
P.S. there was just a thread...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By flatford8
Re: Schram details you didn't know YouTube Video, aviation overtones

I like the stationary rigs that flatheads are used for. I bought one that I was told powered a water pump at the old S.D. Warren paper mill in Westbrook, Maine. This wasn’t the first time I started...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,491
Posted By flatford8
Re: Building a 255 from a 221 block, help needed.

The distributor drives are different. Crab distributor requires 59AB cam.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 783
Posted By flatford8
Re: Vermillion red

Good luck with your paint job.......Love the Indian......how do you like the “left” throttle and “right” shifter?........Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 936
Posted By flatford8
Re: Unable to reach Third Gen automotive. Is Micheal on vacation as I hope?

Is DavidG really tall…..or standing in the trailer doorway??…..LOL..….Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By flatford8
Re: Hot Water Heater bad core?

I’d get a price from a shop first…… but it’s you car, your choice…… Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By flatford8
Re: Hot Water Heater bad core?

They’re 80 yrs old. You need to find an old time radiator repair shop to either repair them or find a way to adapt a newer core into one of those heaters………Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By flatford8
Re: Sooo. Mart's Old Rusty, then. What happened to it? Spoiler: It's under a tarp!

Great job Mart !!!!!.....always good to see Old Rusty !!!....... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 720
Views: 47,832
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Chris……I hope you realize we need to see video when this thing fires for the first time!!!…….we all have vested INTEREST!!……. Mark
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