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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By 32phil
Re: 42-48 Ford Wheels

I have Coker classics on 16 X 5 41 Lincoln wheels in the rear and
16 X 4 40 Ford wheels on the front of my 32 Tudor.
No Tubes, I used Metal valve stems So far no leaks
Just about 75...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,096
Posted By 32phil
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

72 and still playin' with cars
I gotta die 5 times to finish all my projects !!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By 32phil
Re: Lock it or Lose it

Whenever I encounter a "wallered" out hole in a column drop I put a helicoil in and that usually brings it down to an acceptable size for a smaller set screw.
You don't want to drive around with a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By 32phil
Re: No door key

There is an easier method to replace the door lock cylinder, no need to remove the door panel.
There should be a small indent on the end of the door lock shaft.
Using a long thin needle/wire, push...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,317
Posted By 32phil
Re: 1932 "survivoration"

I'm a little late to this "survivoration" saga.
I wholly support the preservation aspect of it, especially the recycling so to speak of parts removed but too good to discard. Lord knows I had a ton...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By 32phil
Re: Bullet wire connectors onmy 40MERC

Most old Ford connections were two male bullet ends in a small metal tube covered by a rubber slip over sleeve.
If I have to replace a connection or create one I use new bullet connectors.
It's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,388
Posted By 32phil
Re: Torque tube seal-need a quick fix

Unless I missed it, I haven't seen mention of the seal that Ford put at the top of the torque tube to prevent the lube from draining down the tube from the rear. In normal driving, a stock car had...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,053
Posted By 32phil
Re: Mack hills bed for a 34

I bought a 32 "shorty" pick up box from Mack's.
Thinking that it was a drop in/ bolt in I had it painted and I finished the wood.
The fit and finish of everything was very good.
When we tried to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,226
Posted By 32phil
Re: 32 Ford door lock cylinder

Hi Guys
Thanks for the kind compliments.
I'm in Florida till April
I'll be glad to help when I get back.
I'm on the Barn at least once a day sooo
you can PM me or call my cell 845 551 5132...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,999
Posted By 32phil
Re: who best to drop 1932 ford axle

Andy Kohler did several for us and he drops the spindles to match the axles and he fits the king pins at the same time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By 32phil
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By 32phil
Re: Lake Worth Florida car show

The show if I remember correctly is just off exit 93 of the Florida Turnpike.
On the West bound side of the road right there at the exit.
It's behind a Mobil station and bar.
Check your messages,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By 32phil
Re: Lake Worth Florida car show

I hope to be there ....if they hold the event.
I always enjoy that one especially since it's a great change from the cold we had just escaped.
I don't cut keys at shows, I'm too busy running around...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By 32phil
Lake Worth Florida car show

Anyone have any info on the Lake Worth Florida Car Show ?
I can't find anything on it.
Thanks, Guys
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-02-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By 32phil
Lake Worth Florida car show

Hi Guys
Anyone have any info on the Lake Worth Car Show in Florida ?
I can't find anything about it this year.
Thanks Guys
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,179
Posted By 32phil
Re: Throttle return spring and baling wire

Several years ago I spent the whole day, I mean all day,
almost 8 hours,
making up the neatest little bracket to actuate the brake light switch on my roadster.
It was a work of art. Really.
The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By 32phil
Re: Model BB bellhousing

Yes
The one you want when putting a 5 speed behind an A or B motor.
You may also need an adapter plate depending on the trans.
They were available a while back.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By 32phil
Re: Thoughts on wiring a basic '32 hot rod

What I have done in the past with a few cars we have built is to use the original 32 headlight harness off the bottom of the steering column. I just bought one for a 32 pick up I'm finishing up. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By 32phil
Re: 1932 Ford Pedal Pads Question

Thanks Dave
I always thought they were heavy duty truck units.
Now I know they are WWII..........
... makes me want a pair even more !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By 32phil
Re: 1932 Ford Pedal Pads Question

Ford also made cast iron ( I think or perhaps bronze ) pedal pads.
They look identical to the bonded rubber units just all metal no rubber.
They were on big trucks and are rare and desirable I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By 32phil
Re: 1934 ford coupe Rear end to high

If it's a Posies spring it will settle down over time as any spring will do.
It already has reversed eyes and you have reduced the spring pack.
Be patient, You have already done the most you can....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,649
Posted By 32phil
Re: Where Do You Find Your Ford Parts

Third Gen (Mike is the Best ),
Joe's Antique Auto ( Joe and Cara also great )
Mac's,
Drakes usually last
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 935
Posted By 32phil
Re: Different Key ways??

The Best way to change the wheel position is to re cut the slots in the shaft to move the keyway. Not easy or cheap to do.
I've done the following on a few cars ( mostly Hot Rods) over the years and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,275
Posted By 32phil
Re: 32 front wheel shimmy

On a stock 32....
Make sure your steering box is adjusted properly.
Not sure ?
Perform the instructions in the Service Bulletins TO THE LETTER.
You can do the whole process with the box in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,590
Posted By 32phil
Re: Wire splicing

What I have done for years is crimp first then solder.
If you "tin" the wire first and then crimp it the possibility exist that if the wire gets hot enough to soften the solder the connection can...
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