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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By rockfla
Re: Lathe set up help for my shop

Thanks Mart....I am very fortunate to "actually" have 6 machinist friend's/customers. I forgot to mention 2 more that I have. One of the two makes all the blower restraints for ALL the Top Fuel,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By rockfla
Re: Lathe set up help for my shop

Thanks

It's a nice tight machine, not abused.....needs some cleaning and the one feed screw and nut replaced, the rest of the machine is as tight as new......My good friend and old school...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 07:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By rockfla
Re: Lathe set up help for my shop

Thanks for all the suggestive post. For now, as a home mechanic, this lathe should do me quite well. I have three customers who are ALL machine shops/machinist.......One of them went with me to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By rockfla
Re: Lathe set up help for my shop

Its a Jet 10 X 24 bench top lathe. That's my only issue now is the room/access to the head stock. NOT sure how much I "should" allow but where it will have to go based on the height (which I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By rockfla
Re: Lathe set up help for my shop

I did some more looking AND the lower work bench is better suited for my height SO......NOW my only real concern will be just how far away from the corner and wall it will sit on my bench????
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By rockfla
Lathe set up help for my shop

Any machinist oriented Barner's have any tips on setting up a lathe in your shop. What is the longest items (on average) that you turn OR how long is a V8 Axle??? as that would "potentially" be the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,211
Posted By rockfla
Re: looking at a restored 36 ford coupe

Lenmissy,
When you click on “post reply”. Look in the top part of the dash board/tool bar for the black paper clip, click that paper clip and the upload box will appear, there are about 6 “browse”...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,211
Posted By rockfla
Re: looking at a restored 36 ford coupe

Post pictures, plenty of qualified eyes here on the barn to advise you!! What are “YOU” looking for? 100% 36 Ford Correct? A
Nice presentable driver?? What’s your expectations??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By rockfla
Re: Vintique 32-36 Open car wiper arm kit

The ID by my trusty Mititoyo’s

ID. .345. So 23/64ths is just over

OD. .80 so 13/16thz would work

OR as amazing DavidG posted, that too!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,465
Posted By rockfla
Re: Fuel problem on my '40

Sounds like a stuck float valve, trash in that seat or a bad float valve and seat!!! A total cleaning and rebuild for sure is in order IMO!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By rockfla
Re: Vintique 32-36 Open car wiper arm kit

Thanks, will give it a look see!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By rockfla
Re: battery cable

AussieMerc
You said, more succinctly, what I was trying to post in #2.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2021, 06:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,465
Posted By rockfla
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By rockfla
Re: Vintique 32-36 Open car wiper arm kit

Ask and you shall receive, here is the washer I am seeking.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By rockfla
Vintique 32-36 Open car wiper arm kit

Anyone here on the barn "maybe" have a Vintique 32-36 Open car windshield wiper kit sitting around you would like "Possibly" liquidate OR preferably "leftovers" from maybe only using one of the two...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By rockfla
Re: battery cable

The "Hot" side or the "power" cable is always bigger than the "ground" cable. It's the one transporting the amp's.....and 6V systems are twice the amp's of a 12V system thus the need for a bigger...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2021, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 951
Posted By rockfla
Re: Cars from my past, how about you

First was circa 1982 and my first car was this $200 Mustang Mach I (to the observant eye not too hard to tell where my house was and what kind of family we were, especially note Dad's 67 GT 390, 4...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,554
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Sugarmaker
There is an ad in the swap meet section right now for a set of "commercial" headlights if you need a pair!!!! 06/08/2021 at 1:35pm est
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,465
Posted By rockfla
Re: Fuel problem on my '40

Were it me, sounds like a fuel pump & carburetor trip to the CharlieNY spa for a week or so long rejuvenation trip and remove that electric fuel pump and pressure regulator and install Charlie's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 872
Posted By rockfla
Re: Identiy type of machine screw 46 woodie door handle

Pardon me for trying to understand and help, it won’t happen again!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 872
Posted By rockfla
Re: Identiy type of machine screw 46 woodie door handle

Am I the "only" one confused here??? What is pictured and as described in the "original" first post AND in post #11 was said to be "similar to a fillister head" AND did not acknowledge 51MercCT's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By rockfla
Re: Bolt for woody door handle part 2

What you are looking for from the first post you will not find in any commercial fastener's supply, totally a special made item. Do you know a good machinist?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 872
Posted By rockfla
Re: Identiy type of machine screw 46 woodie door handle

What you have pictured in the first post you will not find anywhere as a commercially available item. Support your local machinist!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 872
Posted By rockfla
Re: Identiy type of machine screw 46 woodie door handle

Cheese head is the only other style and between the cheese head and Fillister head its splitting hairs!!!! IF its not a cheese or fillister your SOL. unless you find someone here on the barn that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 872
Posted By rockfla
Re: Identiy type of machine screw 46 woodie door handle

these are the other two commercially available types of head I can think of that it could possibly be IF not a Round, Flat or Oval head. IF its not one of these then its a "special" make screw!!!!
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