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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By danliveshere
Re: Axle shipped from New Orleans to Los Angeles

Yes it’s already inside a crate. I’m in Australia, just need it shipped to Los Angeles and then easy to Australia.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By danliveshere
Axle shipped from New Orleans to Los Angeles

Hi guys. Iím looking to get a 2speed axle shipped to Los Angeles From New Orleans . Its clean, empty of oil, and boxed ready to go and thereís a loading dock both ends. Send me a pm if you can help...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By danliveshere
Re: Houdaile oil

Thanks all. I got a reply back from Apple hydraulics. They send them out with AW-100 hydraulic oil. So that’s what I’ll use Thanks Dan.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By danliveshere
Re: Houdaile oil

I’ve sent Apple an email too but being a weekend I don’t expect a response till next week. Apple machine the case to use a different seal to original, I guess I may have to wait for their response....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,607
Posted By danliveshere
Re: aluminum flathead?

My MCF engine was built by Mark Kirby.
Iím not sure the year but it came to Australia in a 34 coupe. Apparently it was a 15k build back then.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By danliveshere
Houdaile oil

Hi guys Iím installing my 35 houdailes
I did a search but couldnít find the answer, what grade hydraulic oil should be used? They were rebuilt by Apple hydraulics.
Thanks Danny.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2021, 03:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,673
Posted By danliveshere
Re: Shocks

Hi I’m just checking in on your real world testing? Any results yet?
Forum: Early V8 04-30-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 966
Posted By danliveshere
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2021, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 35/36 16 gal gas tanks

Ok thanks Jeff. I have a few original tanks. Looks like I’ll be buying the acid tank treatment. I thought if I could buy the bigger one I’ll get it new.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2021, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By danliveshere
35/36 16 gal gas tanks

Hi are any of the vendors making 16 gallon gas tanks with the correct threaded fill pipe? Thanks Dan.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By danliveshere
Re: Roadster/phaeton side curtain studs?

Thank you everyone. I just learned overnight that Dave Slater here in Australia has them in stock too.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By danliveshere
Roadster/phaeton side curtain studs?

Hi guys. Anyone know where to get these curtain studs that attach the bottom of the curtain to the body clips ??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 03:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 1935 or 1936 Water Temperature Indication

May I suggest pulling the bulb out of the pump. Get yourself a jug of boiling water and place the sender in it. You will get an idea of where it sits with boiling water.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,075
Posted By danliveshere
Re: COLUMBIA with 3.78 gears

Ok thanks guys. Looks like 3.78 it is!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,075
Posted By danliveshere
Re: COLUMBIA with 3.78 gears

This post is now 6 years old. Can people with 3.78 columbia comment any further. Lawrie Kyte is currently building a 4.11 columbia for my stock 35 powered convertible. But the roadster will have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,159
Posted By danliveshere
Re: headers vs duals

Tim yes it’s the cross over. It’s a Rhd vehicle so the exhaust is opposite to what you’re used to seeing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,159
Posted By danliveshere
Re: headers vs duals

I fabricated my own headers into a single stainless system because I want to keep the battery under the floor. I doubt it would make much extra hp but hopefully a little extra low rpm torque as it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,489
Posted By danliveshere
Re: bent axle

Brian I’m glad you’re ok.
Earlier this year I pulled the front suspension from my 35 convertible sedan to find it had a bent axle, tie rods etc and also bent the frame a little. I’m thinking it was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,386
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 33 in the hills

Nice Lawrie ��
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 1936 Cabriolet convertible front trim cover

Yes I bought one this year too for my 35 convertible sedan. Call them they are made to order.
Forum: Early V8 11-14-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 966
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 35 cabriolet/ convertible waterfall

To the top. Still require a 35 cabriolet/ convertible sedan waterfall. I can swap a 36 cab/ cs waterfall.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,484
Posted By danliveshere
Re: Safest Way to Buy a Car Long Distance??

Chuck I’ve purchased 2 vehicles in the USA and had them shipped to Australia. Yes it’s daunting but worked out ok and I was hoping for the best but prepared for the worst. I also bought a car here in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By danliveshere
Re: air cleaners

Aussie Merc I used a thickstun air cleaner housing and made my filter from an oversize kn filter. No itís not an oil bath, I havenít seen a oil bath for dual carbs. If photo doesnít attach pm and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By danliveshere
Re: '35 Coupe: What would you bolt in first?

Iíve had to put the motor and transmission in first because weíre still waiting on my Columbia rear axle parts. But itís easy to roll the axle into position and with no body on the frame itís fairly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 1935 Sedan Convertible HELP

Hi Tom. Congratulations. I’m restoring a 35 convertible sedan too. Be great to see some photos and welcome to Fordbarn. Dan.
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