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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By TJ
Re: Electric Fuel Pump location

I mount mine on the back side of the crossmember and have a filter fitted before the pump. Plenty of protection on the backside and close to the tank. I only use it to prime the carb when the car...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By TJ
Re: Seat ideas

Third seats from SUVs or medium size vans are a good choice. Out here we have Pick-N-Pull yards and nice seats sell around $50. Some are even in leather.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By TJ
Re: 1940 Brake rebuild not right:

Should have 1/4"to 1/2" of free play on the pedal. You may still have some air in the lines.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By TJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By TJ
Re: 1940 standard running boards to truck

If you are wanting running boards with rubber covers on a pickup good luck in finding any covers for them after the modification.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2022, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By TJ
Re: 32 3 window door stuff

You might also check with Regulator Roy who advertises in the V-8 Times every month.He has lots of NOS window parts and really knows his parts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By TJ
Re: Finding a list of issued tools on a 36 Ford

Lin Stacy is the tool advisor for the Early Ford V-8 Club. His contact information can be found in the V-8 Times magazine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2022, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By TJ
Re: 1940 ford STD belt line question

Once you get the belt molding installed and prior to upholstery you should use some sealer around the clips to keep water from getting in behind the upholstery. Regular old "dum dum" strip caulk type...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By TJ
Re: '40 tudor standard front seat

Yes, works good until you can get it reupholstered.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,652
Posted By TJ
Re: The Ron Thorne Collection

Rock, Check and see if there's a red '40 fordor or a Folkstone Gray '40 fordor. I went east to several meets and it may have been one of the '40 fordors also. Both were deluxes
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2022, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By TJ
Re: 1940 Chrome Hood Ornament Question

Right now the standard and deluxe ornaments are out of stock. When and if they come back for sale look for a huge price increase.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2022, 08:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,652
Posted By TJ
Re: The Ron Thorne Collection

Rock, I drove a tan '37 Ford Club Coupe. There were several of us from the California Bay Area that year. It was a great meet (actually all of them are great fun).
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2022, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,227
Posted By TJ
Re: 1941 Ford Open Drive Conversion

Yes it is strong enough. I've been around this stuff for a long time and I've yet to see a failure of the Ford frame using a parallel leaf spring kit. Manufacturers put a lot of engineering into what...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2022, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By TJ
Re: 1940 headlight hardware

I second Roger's suggestion on the 41 pickup parking lenses.vI always use the 41 pickup parking lenses. They fit in both the standard and deluxe headlight doors. I use the Drake turn signal kit and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By TJ
Re: Rear tube shock conversion

You are correct about the about the boxed crossmember. I have used a hole saw and put an access hole in the crossmember and you can get a nut in there to fasten the shock stud. The access hole does...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,652
Posted By TJ
Re: The Ron Thorne Collection

I saw the complete collection in '05 also . Ron hosted a BBQ at his place for the V-8ers attending the Western National Meet. A very impressive collection and most cars were original and not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By TJ
Re: Rear tube shock conversion

The lower brackets can be bought new from a company called Pure Hotrods in Illinois. The upper brackets can simply be a regular shock stud that can be found at many parts stores or if you want a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,414
Posted By TJ
Re: Early 30s gas station

Those were the days when you actually got service. They checked the oil, radiator, tire pressure and washed the windshield. Now and then you were asked to check the master cylinder which was a real...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By TJ
Re: Corked

Got my laugh for today! Thanks GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2022, 03:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,725
Posted By TJ
Re: The Early Ford V8 Club of America - Application Form.

Pat, since you reside in NW Indiana you might want to take a ride over to Auburn, Indiana and visit the Early Ford V-8 Foundation Museum. Lots of great stuff to see at the museum.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By TJ
Re: 36-39 frame brackets

John, those damaged brackets show there are bad muffler shops vs good muffler shops.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,579
Posted By TJ
Re: What year is this advertisement

I think 1933 also due to the changes made to the 4 banger. Another interpretation could be "New Fords, V-8 (which was new) and "new 4" which was an improvement over the Model A 4 banger, so may also...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,223
Posted By TJ
Re: 41 ford car stock gas tank sending unit - recommendation

I bought a Drake tank sometime back and it had two sets of holes for the sender. One set was for the original sender and the other for a late sender. Does your new tank have both sets of holes? If...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By TJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,829
Posted By TJ
Re: 1939 Deluxe 2DR Sedan

Bauer Electronics is located in the area of Bend, Oregon. They make harnesses for Model As, V-8s, etc. They make an excellent harness and will custom build them for turn signals etc. They have been...
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