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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By 4tcoupe
Re: Starter Cover for 8BA Bell Housing

If I remember correctly, I used the bottom section of a 14 ounce propane bottle,
empty and gas cleared of course. Not 100% correct, but serves the purpose!



John
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,797
Posted By 4tcoupe
Re: The new 1940 Ford Book is now available

Ordered one Friday PM,1/15 received today, 1/23. Quick shipping and delivery! USPS MEDIA MAIL
Thanks, John
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,091
Posted By 4tcoupe
Re: Off topic but a Christmas sentiment

:D Great. Should be on YouTube!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,704
Posted By 4tcoupe
Re: Frame rust

Do a Google search for "Big Flats Rivet" in Big Flats, New York. They specialize in rivets for old cars. I used them on my '40 frame , looks original. They also have tools and instructions for use....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,704
Posted By 4tcoupe
Re: Frame rust

I looked at my frame parts, the last 20" on driver side main frame is good, the "x"member part is rough, the same parts on pass. side are rough., do not have rearmost crossmember. If you are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,704
Posted By 4tcoupe
Re: Frame rust

I have the remains of a '35 pass. frame, let me check and I'll get back with you.


John
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,840
Posted By 4tcoupe
Forum: Early V8 08-31-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By 4tcoupe
Merc.frame

'49? Merc. frame [pedals thru floor]. Front & rear susp., drive shaft, O.D. trans[has had water in it], rusted tight. Best offer over scrap price. You haul from north central OK.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,540
Posted By 4tcoupe
Re: 1937 Ford Tudor door handle droop

I don't know about other years, but on my forty, the 1/4" square shaft on the handle was worn off on the corners where it entered the square hole in the inner mechanism. I built up the worn spots...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,576
Posted By 4tcoupe
Re: 39 coupe

$3.99 @ Harbor Freight.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By 4tcoupe
Re: Bed wood adapter

Treated deck wood is usually 1" thick, but it will shrink and twist somewhat when it drys.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,316
Posted By 4tcoupe
Smile Re: Shop led lighting

I replaced my old shop lights with the clear leds last fall, had mixed results. Had to buy darker sunglasses https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/images/icons/icon6.gif , found tools and parts I thought I...
Forum: Early V8 07-23-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 438
Posted By 4tcoupe
Merc. frame

'49? Merc. frame [pedals thru floor]. Front & rear susp., drive shaft, O.D. trans[has had water in it], rusted tight. Best offer over scrap price. You haul from north central OK.
Forum: Early V8 12-22-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 256
Posted By 4tcoupe
Wanted: '40 Ford coupe headliner bows

I need middle headliner bows for a '40 Ford coupe. PM me for what you have and price (part numbers if you have them).



Thanks, John
Forum: Late V8 08-22-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 469
Posted By 4tcoupe
y block & parts

292" out of early '60's pick up,cast iron automatic bell housing, torque converter, complete, will not turn over. I also have another complete 292" engine except block. located in north central OK....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By 4tcoupe
Sunflower Swap meet

Anyone on here going to Wichita swap meet March 16 & 17 ? New dates and location.

John
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,568
Posted By 4tcoupe
Re: OT computer question for the wizzards

The same thing happened to me, I use Firefox with thru the local cable co.

John
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By 4tcoupe
Re: FOMOCO Designation On Parts

Not to hijack this thread, but when my wife bought her new 2015 Honda Crosstour , the window sticker said, 70% parts from North America, assembled in Ohio, engine made in USA. Other 30% parts??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,469
Posted By 4tcoupe
Re: Kp 40 Ford ignition switch

I may have one, give me a day or two and I'll let you know.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,367
Posted By 4tcoupe
Re: 1940 ford emergency brake

I'm also working on my "basket case" '40 Ford. Just went thru installing parking brake lever. No picture, I will try to explain. The top attaches to a vertical flange/tab at the windshield surround....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By 4tcoupe
'40 Ford front fenders & king pin bearings

I am reassembling a "basket case" '40 coupe, the "V" support/brace between the front fenders that mounts to the center of the front X member with a spring & bolt/nut. Does the spring mount under the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,875
Posted By 4tcoupe
Re: Radio Speaker

Back when I was in high school, (radios had just been invented!) We got replacement speakers at the local drive-in movie! ;)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By 4tcoupe
Re: wide five to 1940 drums

Should just need to change hubs, drums & wheels front and rear.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,959
Posted By 4tcoupe
Re: drooping door handle

I don't know about other years, but on my forty, the 1/4" square shaft on the handle was worn off on the corners where it entered the square hole in the inner mechanism. I built up the worn spots...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,894
Posted By 4tcoupe
Re: An argument FOR thermostats. ..

Just curious, I do not currently have a running v-8 flathead , but has anyone ever tried a comparison test with two different style thermostats, one in each head, take temp. readings with infa red...
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