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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,174
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: Hydraulic brake questions - 1932 Coupe

Thanks for all the leads, Guys. Some of them might have worked for us. But my friend ordered a new K-member with pedals and MC from Millworks Hotrod last week, which should solve our problem. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 955
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: Nu-Rex Electronic Ignition Help

Doug Linden -
Have you checked your "Private Messages" in the top right corner of this webpage?
Marshall
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Lifting a 1932 Coupe body of the chassis...

In a couple different threads on this early V8 website, I started discussions about the horrible hydraulic brake conversion my friend's 1932 five-window Coupe suffered, as well as other...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,174
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: Hydraulic brake questions - 1932 Coupe

V8COOPMAN -
Because it's a custom fabrication for our car based upon the photos Dave at Millworks studied, I would guess that's why there is no depiction of it in the Millworks catalog or webpage. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,174
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Hydraulic brake questions - 1932 Coupe: UPDATE

No luck getting the Frankenstein conglomeration of mixed parts and various years hydraulic brake conversion to work in this car. After doing research and asking a lot of questions via email and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,189
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: Engine dies

Check your "Private Messages" in the top right corner of this webpage.
Marshall
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,135
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: Mystery Engine Knock

Check your private messages again.
Marshall
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: front brake actuator installation

Check your "Private messages' in the top right corner of this web page.
Marshall
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,135
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: Mystery Engine Knock

Check your "Private Messages" in the top right corner of this web page.
Marshall
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2021, 05:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: Major brake adjustment procedure request

Mike42 -
Is this the power bleeder you used? https://www.summitracing.com/parts/mvp-0090?seid=srese1&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIyLv8rYCh8QIVXwiICR0hZgZ8EAQYAiABEgL-YPD_BwE

The left front drum now fits...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: Major brake adjustment procedure request

By the way, I tried mounting the left front drum without the brake shoes in place, just in case a brake shoe was interfering with the drum seating. The drum still locked up with the outer nut was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: Major brake adjustment procedure request

Yikes! We ordered the linings from the Dennis Carpenter catalog, the only material available. It is a hard brown material? I should think the people at Carpenter would know which brake linings to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: Major brake adjustment procedure request

Thanks for the clear explanation, Bill. That will help me wrap my mind around how this system works. I just couldn't understand what good the lower "adjusters" would be to set drum drag when the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: Major brake adjustment procedure request

Thanks, HDOWSE! That's just what the doctor ordered. I'll now plow ahead with this car.

To other posters, I haven't even gotten far enough yet to worry about the fit of the new brake linings...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Major brake adjustment procedure request

I have only been able to find the first page of Ford's brake adjustment procedure for 1939+ brakes on-line, plus an additional helpful diagram, but no text. The text on the main page goes as far as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,573
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: Longest trip yet...MPG suck!

Check your "Private Messages" in the top right corner of this web page.
Marshall
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: My New 'A' And A Few Questions

Check your private messages again for suggestions.
Marshall
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: My New 'A' And A Few Questions

Check your "Private Messages" in the upper right corner of this webpage for a possible contact in your area.
Marshall
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,174
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: Hydraulic brake questions - 1932 Coupe

No progress since early in the week. 'Still waiting for brake shoe linings to arrive before the next step towards resolution of the brake problem can take place. More info later...
Marshall
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2021, 12:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,174
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: Hydraulic brake questions - 1932 Coupe

"Once again Marshall, WHERE are you located, geographically? DD"

Davenport, Iowa, (the Quad Cities) with Illinois just across the Mississippi River. Click on my name in the poster I.D. panel to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,174
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: Hydraulic brake questions - 1932 Coupe

And the two pedals relocated, later years.
M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,174
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: Hydraulic brake questions - 1932 Coupe

Here are the photos I took a little while ago of the master cylinder and pedal placement.

I removed one of the rear wheel cylinders and it looks brand-new inside. See photo. One mounting bolt...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,174
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: Hydraulic brake questions - 1932 Coupe

Thanks, Tubman. I loaned out my calipers, so I couldn't measure the thickness of the drums today. I'll do that tomorrow after the calipers have been returned to me.
Marshall
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,174
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: Hydraulic brake questions - 1932 Coupe

The drums have most likely been turned too much, judging by how worn out almost everything is on this chassis. What are the thickness limits and the inner diameter of the braking surface area so that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,174
Posted By Marshall V. Daut
Re: Hydraulic brake questions - 1932 Coupe

Yup. Photos of the ad hoc master cylinder addition later today.
M.
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