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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,793
Posted By Kerk
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

Getting close to 85 and feel very lucky to have made it this far. There have been times when I shouldn't have ! 1st car 32 Deluxe Tudor driven home with No plates, no battery and not old enough for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 859
Posted By Kerk
Re: Correct toe board 1936 pickup

I could use a pedal plate even without the grouves or raised ribs. Thanks for any help on this. kerk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,902
Posted By Kerk
Re: Clayborne engine overhaul stand attachments maybe available

It does NOT look like a rolled piece of flat stock to me... That is the hard piece to come up with. If I could find the right piece of pipe or round stock I could make up the front mount . The rear...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,985
Posted By Kerk
Re: Removing transmission 1947 Mercury

Quick Question ? Are you dealing with a 9 inch or larger clutch plate ? I know back in the mid 50s on my Merc convt. I changed many transmissions . Do not remember having that much trouble!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By Kerk
Re: Thoughts on wiring a basic '32 hot rod

Tim , My son just went through for his 32 Tudor which is somewhat of a Hot Rod and did it through Tyree Harris (sp) and he did it as a custom harness and had a small fuse box for some add on Items...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 746
Posted By Kerk
Re: 1952 Ford F8 Tank Wagon

Our town had a Fire Engine F-8 1949 with the 337 Engine and a 5 speed tranny. It was a Pumper 1st line piece for a number of years. When I got on it was a back up to our E 1.. I liked it and no one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By Kerk
Re: Le Barron Bonney installer

Back in the day they had a list of approved installers but do not know who they were . Maybe someone on here will know of someone in your area that was on it. kx
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,144
Posted By Kerk
Re: Engine install

I use an original front transmission Spline piece to check and align the clutch Disc to be sure it is aligned up and slides in and out once the pressure plate is bolted to the flywheel. kerk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By Kerk
Re: LeBaron Bonney headliner material source

I know that Lee A. used to go to England and other places for his Fabrics. kc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,849
Posted By Kerk
Re: Accelerator foot rest

Clem, I have the one that mounts on the floor board to the right of the Gas pedal if you need one. It is adjustable and worked fine for me on my 32. Just let me know. kerk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,902
Posted By Kerk
Re: Clayborne engine overhaul stand attachments maybe available

Have a couple of the stands But I would be interested in a set of the brackets for a Early Ford V8 engine. kerk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By Kerk
Re: 32 commercial rad cap hunt ?? 'Holy Grail'

I HAVE ONLY SEEN ONE 1N 50 PLUS YEARS ! kerk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,296
Posted By Kerk
Re: Resplining a solid driveshaft

My though is welding it together with the Spline being a solid (thick) piece of steel being welded to a (Thin) hollow shaft thin tube it should be Cooled at the same rate or normalized after welding....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,521
Posted By Kerk
Re: Problem Removing Steering Wheel

Be VERY careful to NOT BEND the light rod AT ALL as if has a bend turning the steering wheel will turn the lights on and of !!! kerk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By Kerk
Re: Replacement Door Key w/o key

Phil is the man! Just sent him a 32 Ignition lock to have him do his Magic on. kerk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By Kerk
Re: 40 pick up steering column bushing

Lawson is right and I have usedat least 3 -maybe 4 . Well worth the money! Had it in my 32 for 15000 + miles and also in 2 different 35s . Will look and see if I can find the info. kerk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,224
Posted By Kerk
Re: 32 truck pictures

Looked at a 1932 Pick up in Townsend, Ma... A real barn find and as far as I know ---"NOT FOR SALE"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,352
Posted By Kerk
Re: 1932 "survivoration"

I remember Lee A. telling me the story of His attempt to pick up his Original 1932 Woody Wagon from the original owner. The owner would not let him take the car as it was raining and he never had...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Kerk
Re: 35 Ford Ammeter Flops to Full Discharge

!!! DISCONNECT THE BATTERY A S A P....I have lost 2 1932 AMP METERS AS i WATCHED THE GAGE MELT OUT OF THE GAGE when the points stuck on the cut out ! JME kerk could start a fire possibly
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By Kerk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By Kerk
Re: Fuel pump valve removal

The ones that are intended to be rebuilt have the valves held in by a screwed in spring type clip that holds them in place . The last one I rebuilt was in Yellowstone National Park. Sold the car...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,156
Posted By Kerk
Re: 1932 Ford Rad Cap?

That does not look like a Radiator Cap for a 1932 Ford to me. It may be a Gas Cap.. The 32 Cap has a Raised Rib which usually runs from front to back when installed. Also it is plated not painted....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,457
Posted By Kerk
Re: Electrical Issue advice

My 32 Ford Had a cut out when the points stuck It melted out the Amp Meter before I could disconnect the battery. I wil NEVER use a cut out (original) style again! I now use the FUN SPOT voltage...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Kerk
Re: Bendix replacement Question - 1935 Ford

Try Joe's in Uxbridge, Ma 91569 Tel ,I-800-508-3980 Quick Service etc.. kerk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By Kerk
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