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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Perhaps Another "Dumb" Question

I blocked them with a piece of thin stainless on each side, held in place by the intake manifold gasket.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By RKS.PA
Perhaps Another "Dumb" Question

I've blocked off the heat risers on my 59AB and love the "rapping" sound out the tail pipes. I have Red's Headers and Smithy mufflers.

Does blocking the heat risers also cause a chugging type...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,164
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Need to Share My Best Easter Ever

HD, this is a great story....and it would also make a great contribution to the V8 Times magazine! Not sure if you get the bi-monthly publication from the Early Ford V8 Club, but I'm thinking Jerry...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,064
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: My 36 Pickup

Like your truck!! Thanks for taking and posting the video!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,774
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: A little eye surgery

Same here, Charlie. It's an amazing procedure! You might only wear glasses for your "close up" work.

Best of luck on this one and the second!!

Regards....Dick.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,267
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: V-8 Times

Same here in Southern AZ. Believe it is 100% USPS trying to work down holiday volume. Had trouble getting Christmas Priority Mail to NJ and MA....and that was with tracking and supposedly their...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,199
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Prony Brake Ideas

John, that was amazing!!! I tried to listen when he said how many "bottoms" that plow had and couldn't quite make it out. Think my maximum plowing experience with our John Deere's was maybe a two...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,726
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Van pelt Sales

Absolutely TOP NOTCH!!!....and some of us "older people" here remember that Miss Shelly a.k.a. The Model A Lady, originated the Ford Barn website....for which I am eternally grateful!!:):)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,072
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Early Ford Transmission in Chrome

Maybe make the floor board (s) out of plexiglass??:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,478
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Bolt remover socket

In one of Mart's videos, he used a "stud remover" that clamps over the bolt and attaches to a 1/2 socket bar. Looked pretty handy to me so I bought one but haven't had a need to use it yet.


It...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,296
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Matt gets a '32 Roadster!! Irontrap Garage

Gary, thanks for posting!!! I always enjoy the "adventures of the Iron Trap Garage"!!

I used to live not far from him back in PA.....wish I knew about him then!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,334
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: 46 Convertible top not working

Agree, a nice looking car!!....but I might be a little biased!!


I had the same issue when I got my 47. Actually, nothing happened when I tried to activate the top motor etc. I wound up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 35,508
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Rebuilt Flathead Problems.

Thank you, Mart. I found the first video very helpful!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,504
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Gasoline flow

You can access everything you need to remove the tank from under the car....have done it several times until I finally got a replacement from Dennis Carpenter....solved my "tank" issues.



As...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 939
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: 1939 Sealed Beams

Ralph, here's pic of my sister ship with 6 volt sealed beams, and using the original lens and trim ring.



Jerry, we wrote about this in an earlier post. I did this in 1996 and for the life...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,024
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: '41 won't crank when hot

Joe, did you just rebuild the engine, or did this just pop up on an "old reliable"?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Am I the only one??

Marko, you're not the only one, and as drolston says above, there are a "hundred" or us or so here on the Barn with varying levels of skills.....and maybe as important.....interest in learning!!

...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,224
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Gets warm and quits running?

Hard to imagine how the ignition switch could be related to heat?? A short that failed when after being on for a while that diminished when turned off and allowed to cool down??? New one on me and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,437
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Marvel Classic Motor Oil

Yup, Jack, the directions on the gallon jug say 4oz. for each 10 gallons of gas. That's about what I have in my tank now. Don't want to get to "radical" or "motivated" with these things like Pete's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,437
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Marvel Classic Motor Oil

Got so motivated by this thread, I just got back from garage after putting 4oz. of MMO in the '47 tank!!!:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,212
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Here is a good one ? door swimming pool..

big job, my '47 Super Deluxe has two drain holes in each door....one up by the front and one back by the door edge. I'd guess they are somewhere between the size of a dime and a nickle...so not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Just Another V12

Agree, very cool and love the way it runs!!

Thanks for posting.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: '48 Ford Tudor speaker grill removal

WildBill, I did mine on the '47 by taking out the original radio and connecting everything up under the dash.....standing on my head. Like you, I thought about removing the speaker grill but figured...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,860
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Found Very Concerning Issue

billy, sometimes you can borrow tools from auto parts stores. Not sure the practice in the Boston area and not sure if torque wrenches are included, but might be worth the trouble to inquire while...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,568
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: '37 Ford all locked up

I'm with Mike (Kube). Had exactly the same experience and was sure it was the starter....only to find it was a loose battery ground. So, you put in a new battery recently??? I'd check my...
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