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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,435
Posted By vincent
Re: Project ford G48 from russia

Hello Slava
Welcome to the Ford barn! You will find lots of information and help here! Show us more pics of your car please.
cheers, Harty
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By vincent
Re: 1934 Tudor needs a towbar - picture

Thanks to Lawrie and Petehoovie for the pics. Before I start on building my own one question is still not answered. Could you order a tow bar in 1934 or were they all made at the local blacksmith or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By vincent
Re: 1934 Tudor needs a towbar - picture

Could you order one back in the day at your Ford dealer? If so, does anyone have a picture or drawing of it that I could use to make one?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2021, 12:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By vincent
1934 Tudor needs a towbar - picture

Hello
I would like to fit a towbar/trailer hitch to my Tudor as I want to use a trailer now and then. I know that some of you have one on their car but probably no such part for sale. I would need...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2021, 02:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By vincent
Re: 8BA Valve Seat Insert

I once made an expandable insert in the valve guide location with a hardened, steel pin. When this was locked into the valve guide hole I was able to put my homemade little adjustable cutter onto the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,391
Posted By vincent
Re: Engine removal '38 deluxe

The french engine uses a hardened round tip on a screw right in the center of the cover in front of the cam. Thus no contact from timing gear to cover and adjustable as well as the hardened balltip...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By vincent
Re: Tattersfield manifold with dual Strombergs

Sheldon, I have bought that first Stromberg 97 new last year. I just need a matching carb for the Tattersfield. If anybody would have offered two matching carbs last year, I would have bought them....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,970
Posted By vincent
Re: Why not a new casting

Having made my own moulds for aircooled cylinder heads and a v-twin crankcases I agree on the high complexity of the Ford flathead block. Especially the long exhaust tracks inside the hollow casting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By vincent
Tattersfield manifold with dual Strombergs

Engine rebuild is almost finished and I will fit a high rise dual carb Tattersfield manifold. On the old engine I ran a 97 Stromberg (9510A) with standard jetting.
The new engine is a french...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,970
Posted By vincent
Re: Why not a new casting

I think the need for "new" flatheads will not rise at all as there are not too many younger folks fascinated by that technology. The old guys have enough spares and sooner than later they will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By vincent
Re: SILV-O-LITE 8-1017 Piston Info?

...and you could have piston skirts coated to compensate for too much play. Have done this on several motorcycle engines from big bore blown Alky Vincents to high revving two stroke CZ and Yamaha...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By vincent
Re: Norway members?

Sheldon, thanks for your offer but he will only ship inside Norway....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By vincent
Re: Norway members?

Thank you very much, lets hope he contacts me!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By vincent
Norway members?

Forgive me if this is not apropriate but are there any members from Norway here? I would need a little favour as I found some small parts (less than 2kg) that the seller does not want to ship to...
Forum: Early V8 01-15-2021, 05:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By vincent
wanted steering lock lever 34 Tudor

Accidently broke this lever and want a replacement before I have to make one. Does anyone have what I need?
Thanks

Edit: got a hint from TJ to check Ebay USA and of course there were two on offer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By vincent
Re: ..and now I feel guilty!

Yes, I am aware of the grease problem. My grease is slow flowing like honey once we reach spring temperatures.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By vincent
Re: ..and now I feel guilty!

Yes, I am aware of the grease problem. My grease is slow flowing like honey once we reach spring temperatures.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 05:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By vincent
Re: ..and now I feel guilty!

I thought so but my car was converted to a more modern ignition switch from the 50s or 60s so this switch was not occupied. Well, I could attach an alarm to it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By vincent
..and now I feel guilty!

Having received my new steering parts for the 34, I built the steering box, adjusted it and filled with grease - all very easy and as a result I now have a perfect steering box waiting to be put back...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 04:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,739
Posted By vincent
Re: shipping frustration

Third Gen shipped my steering parts on the 8th to Germany, I received them today, the 11th. UPS is fast - at least this time! It doesn´t get better than that.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By vincent
Re: steeringbox parts for RH Drive 1934

Yes, my parts are ordered and already on their way. As I am rebuilding the engine right now, I am happy to get the steering box back in the frame before the new engine is ready. It is really tight on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By vincent
Re: steeringbox parts for RH Drive 1934

Thanks to all - I have ordered the parts and hope for speedy delivery!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By vincent
steeringbox parts for RH Drive 1934

Hello
today I got the steering box out of my 34 Tudor and disassembled it for cleaning, adjusting. Unfortunately some "clever" soul ground a bit on the pinion teeth and the worm is worn a lot as...
Forum: Early V8 01-02-2021, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By vincent
Re: oilpan wanted 59A

Thanks to all that responded, I was offered a nice pan from a barn fellow in US. Happy New Year to all and everyone!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,012
Posted By vincent
Re: scammer?

I am a newbie to this forum so don´t really know how but if Ryan wants to look into this, I have saved all the mails I got from this "seller". Will try to forward all neccessary information.
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