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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,171
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 16" Wheels

No drawbacks with these three! DD

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Forum: The Test Forum Yesterday, 07:49 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 79,487
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 734
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

I believe pushing pedal SLOWLY is the 'key' element here. DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Ford GT 2018 $1125000 BJ just now

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The story is a little deeper than you's guys realize. The few that have currently been built are just now coming out from under "Prohibited Sale" contract with Ford. Plus, Ford wouldn't have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 734
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Funny/Sad/Spot-on! WHEW....I feel kind'a 'whooped' now, too! DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Found A Used 1940 Ford a Pickup Hood Ornament

Yup....The same exact 'drugs' that I use here, too! DD
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 02:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,842
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: t 5 tranmission

To me, it appears that they have merely procured an aftermarket T5 performance shifter like in my picture below, cut the intended internal shifting ball from the bottom, and mounted it solidly to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Fan clearance issue

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You have obviously found out that using an 8BA-type engine in these earlier cars always seems to present a REAL problem when trying to come-up with a solution for a MECHANICAL fan, and of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 734
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Really? The return springs are sufficient FOR WHAT? They're NOT sufficient to retain a wheel cylinder's pistons and cups if someone unfamiliar with the general procedure (as "mike42" readily admits...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 734
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

I BELIEVE Jim was referring to "mike42", as HE had the "Jack", Jack! You just do that ol' Korbel Kool-Aid!

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: king pin replace

Daytona Parts Co. has virtually anything you could need as far as QUALITY rebuild kits and parts impervious to today's rotten gasoline. Link below! We also have a couple of really EXPERT carburetor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1940 merc & ford x member replace

Back in the '60s (before the term "Street Rod" was invented), virtually nobody was putting a 289 or a 260 in an old Ford "hot rod". They were mostly Chevies, with a few Olds, Pontiacs and Caddy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: vacuum source

Seems like that's what I've read, also. DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: vacuum source

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You are looking at the driver side of this intake manifold. There are TWO sets of DOUBLE holes. Find the set of 'double' holes toward the rear (right side of picture). The BOTTOM, threaded...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: king pin replace

As tubman suggests above, Fred Wilmer ("barnfind08" here on FordBarn) carries thousands upon thousands of real NOS Ford parts. He can be contacted by sending him a PM using the link below.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1940 merc & ford x member replace

$5 bucks says we ain't talkin' about a flathead. $5 more bucks says we're talkin' https://th.bing.com/th/id/OIP.RcLLXPqmOzfumA446_j2PQAAAA?w=50&h=50&c=7&o=5&dpr=1.25&pid=1.7. But, WTF do I know? DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,002
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Does Anyone Know What This Is?

During my first four years of a career with the FAA, I was in an engineering group that traveled extensively doing evaluations and mods on outlying navaids. As such, I spent an awful lot of that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 581
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Wilwood front disc kit 140-14190

Ya know Ron, that is one of the strangest replies that I have ever heard from YOU. So....just HOW MUCH HEAVIER IS THIS SYSTEM over the stock Ford parts? And other than POSSIBLY increasing the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,002
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Does Anyone Know What This Is?

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Either turn the radio off or throw it away. Tune-up that flathead engine and listen to that "beautiful music" while toolin' down the road! Simple, affordable and gratifying solution. DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: what are the differences between 1948 rear diff vs 1936 diff

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ANY Ford rear end with a 3.78 (or ANY ratio) gear set from '35 THRU 1940 complete with torque tube and drive shaft will bolt-in to your '36 chassis. The rears will all be equal in width, and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 581
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Wilwood front disc kit 140-14190

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You likely have your mind made-up, but the Bendix-type Lincoln reproductions by MT Car Products (Boling Bros.) are a direct BOLT-ON, they FIT, the wheels FIT, they STOP for sure, and you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,002
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Does Anyone Know What This Is?

Looks like maybe an archaic resistor. Can you measure voltage between the input and the output wires? Let it heat-up with power on it for a few moments. DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 581
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Wilwood front disc kit 140-14190

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Looking at the inside surface of the Ford wheel where it bolts to the brake disc, at the level where the caliper sits, the wheel center angles OUTWARD and AWAY from the caliper. I believe the...
Forum: The Test Forum 10-17-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 79,487
Posted By V8COOPMAN
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