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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,226
Posted By KGS
Re: '40 front fenders


GB, Here's a line up that you may like.
Valley Forge Military Academy in Wayne, Pa.
from the early fifties.
The third unit in line still exists and is owned
by a local VFW post. The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,537
Posted By KGS
Re: Ford V8 vendors

Total agreement! Classically elegant or elegantly classic, one of the best
designs ever...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,132
Posted By KGS
Re: Is it just me?

Regardless if you have the heater on or off, the 180 stat should hold a
minimum temp of around 180 on that side. You are correct that if you are seeing 160 or so, the stat is probably stuck open. An...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,537
Posted By KGS
Re: Condenser

Denny, Are you still working on a condenser for
the "Helmet" distributor?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,670
Posted By KGS
Re: transmission question

Why not consider a Volvo overdrive unit? It's smaller than the Mitchell and just as strong. I've only seen one in a '39 and it didn't require modification of the floor.
Check out this thread started...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By KGS
Re: Removing upper steering shaft grommet

Dan Brusegard - Maple Grove, Mn.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,683
Posted By KGS
Re: remembrance day

Lt. Col. Vaucher is a member of our QB Hangar. Bob is 101 years young and extremely sharp as well as being an extremely nice gentleman with an uncanny recollection of his experiences during his time...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,463
Posted By KGS
Re: It's a MIRACLE!

DD, Totally sano dude! Well done.:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,511
Posted By KGS
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,830
Posted By KGS
Re: Question on Cam Gear Marks - UPDATE

Just a shot in the dark here so don't laugh. Is the cam gear a press on? If so, could it have slipped to cause this problem? If it is a bolt on cam gear and possibly slotted, could it have moved?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,436
Posted By KGS
Re: Fog Lights

What size wire was used for the installation of the original fog lights? Was the wire color coded as was the other wires in the wiring harness?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By KGS
Re: Possible Scam

We use the parking lot of the local police station.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,271
Posted By KGS
Re: NGK Plugs

GB, B-4L is a hotter plug. Probably a number of reasons to use a hotter plug. I've used them in engines that used oil and they ran better and burned cleaner than with a colder plug. Otherwise, I use...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,349
Posted By KGS
Re: Headlights


Are you using this setup on a 12V system or are you using 12V solenoids on a 6V system?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By KGS
Re: Airtex E8902

Here's a "work around" that will enable you to use

that pump. I think I picked this up off the "Barn" a
few years ago, but I don't know who posted it. It's
fairly self explanatory.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By KGS
Re: Mart's Update Aug 28. 32 Sedan. Ol' 59 Flatty. T-Bird Startup. Steam Roller. Crus

Probably Mart was avoiding an ex-pat American driving on the "wrong" side of the road...:D;)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 888
Posted By KGS
Re: Rubber fuel line failure

Get in touch with Robert Shewman.
He makes a modern flex line to replace your
bad hose. Made with material that is not affected
by ethanol and will easily handle the pressure from
your electric...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,403
Posted By KGS
Re: Big Claude Hoppers- Size 12

I knew that guy... Claude Bawls wasn't it?;)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By KGS
Re: Did I violate some rule I was unaware of

Lawson, did you get the info you needed on the NOS barrel?
If not, maybe the poster of that item could PM you with the info.
Obviously not early Ford related unless you plan to mount that ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,826
Posted By KGS
Re: Oversized Brake Drums

This is the one. Also in a thread here on the "Barn"...

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 820
Posted By KGS
Re: Rear brakes 40

Looking at your original photos of the rear brakes, it looks like the wheel cylinders and shoes are not assembled on the backing plate correctly.

On the Lockheed system, the long brake shoe...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By KGS
Re: New rubber for rod from radiator

Here's a link to some info on the Hexagon manifold

plus some other interesting trivia.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By KGS
Re: vibrates when backing up

Check your transmission mount and motor mounts.

As a General rule, vibrating, shaking when backing
up indicates a bad or loose transmission mount.

Vibrating, shaking when starting out in 1st...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,190
Posted By KGS
Re: Off shore adjustable lifters

Why worry? Just buy a set of Johnson adjustable lifters from Topline as Gary suggests or buy them from Gary; "Gosfast" Then you are assured of getting the real thing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,305
Posted By KGS
Re: Columbia overdrive

Is John Deats from Long Beach still around and doing Columbias?
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