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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,470
Posted By danliveshere
Re: headers vs duals

Tim yes it’s the cross over. It’s a Rhd vehicle so the exhaust is opposite to what you’re used to seeing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,470
Posted By danliveshere
Re: headers vs duals

I fabricated my own headers into a single stainless system because I want to keep the battery under the floor. I doubt it would make much extra hp but hopefully a little extra low rpm torque as it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 945
Posted By danliveshere
Re: bent axle

Brian I’m glad you’re ok.
Earlier this year I pulled the front suspension from my 35 convertible sedan to find it had a bent axle, tie rods etc and also bent the frame a little. I’m thinking it was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,018
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 33 in the hills

Nice Lawrie ��
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 1936 Cabriolet convertible front trim cover

Yes I bought one this year too for my 35 convertible sedan. Call them they are made to order.
Forum: Early V8 11-14-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 35 cabriolet/ convertible waterfall

To the top. Still require a 35 cabriolet/ convertible sedan waterfall. I can swap a 36 cab/ cs waterfall.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,168
Posted By danliveshere
Re: Safest Way to Buy a Car Long Distance??

Chuck I’ve purchased 2 vehicles in the USA and had them shipped to Australia. Yes it’s daunting but worked out ok and I was hoping for the best but prepared for the worst. I also bought a car here in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By danliveshere
Re: air cleaners

Aussie Merc I used a thickstun air cleaner housing and made my filter from an oversize kn filter. No itís not an oil bath, I havenít seen a oil bath for dual carbs. If photo doesnít attach pm and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By danliveshere
Re: '35 Coupe: What would you bolt in first?

Iíve had to put the motor and transmission in first because weíre still waiting on my Columbia rear axle parts. But itís easy to roll the axle into position and with no body on the frame itís fairly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 1935 Sedan Convertible HELP

Hi Tom. Congratulations. I’m restoring a 35 convertible sedan too. Be great to see some photos and welcome to Fordbarn. Dan.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,252
Posted By danliveshere
Re: Nice country drive

Lawrie what could make a muffler change decibels by heating up? What size pipes are you running on the 33?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By danliveshere
35-39 convertible door glass channel?

does anybody make the horizontal door glass channel for cabriolets and convertibles? I have 1 that's rusted out in my 35 convertible, I've checked with a fordor channel and they are slightly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,252
Posted By danliveshere
Re: Nice country drive

Lawrie I used to get unwell after getting some bundy!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By danliveshere
Re: Best rear axle ratio?

I actually have a beautiful original 3.54 in my roadster but that’s being removed to fit a Columbia axle.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By danliveshere
Re: Best rear axle ratio?

Thanks John. My buddy has already decided on a 3.54 ratio based on the above comments. Thanks to all who responded.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,188
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 35 spindles and axle worn. Looking for a needle thrust bearing

Thank you to all I’ll get a shim made to take up the gap leaving enough to put the felt washer in. Dan.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,188
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 35 spindles and axle worn. Looking for a needle thrust bearing

Bored and Stroked thanks if you can find a number that would be great.
Iíve been looking at my roadster front end with 37 stub axles, with the thrust bearing under the axle, that makes more sense...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2020, 04:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By danliveshere
Best rear axle ratio?

Guys a buddy of mine has a newly purchased 36 coupe. Itís running a warm 24 stud flatty, he hasnít driven it enough yet to know how much power the motor has. Anyway he needs to purchase a new crown...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2020, 03:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,188
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 35 spindles and axle worn. Looking for a needle thrust bearing

Flathead Ted I have genuine nos ford 35/36 kingpins that come with the thrust bearing under the brake cup. With it all located I have 1/8 gap. I was just hoping to fill the gap with a needle thrust...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,188
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 35 spindles and axle worn. Looking for a needle thrust bearing

Correct about the shims, it needs way more. Using nos 35/36 ford kingpin replacement it comes with a thrust bearing that goes under the round brake “knob” On top of the kingpin and when the pin is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2020, 04:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,188
Posted By danliveshere
35 spindles and axle worn. Looking for a needle thrust bearing

When I recently pulled my front axle out of my 35 convertible I found it was badly bent. So I had another sandblasted but when I locate the spindle thereís approx 1/8Ē gap between the bottom of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Posted By danliveshere
Re: Options for rims for a 35

Don my buddy here in Australia does wheel straightening. He just did 5 35 wires for me and he said they were terrible, he did the best he could. So I dug out 5 16” Kelsey hays wire wheels and gave...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,671
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 33 Harsh noise

Keith that’s a good idea. Lawries new motor needs to be run in!! ����
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 35 Convertible Sedan rear wood help

Hi Bob. Itís nice to see another 35 cs under restoration. Iím following this post as I too have this wood work to complete. Dan.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-29-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,175
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 1935 Convertible Sedan top restoration story

I too am following this thread and have been talking to Rich. Does anyone know if superior car parts in Illinois is still operating? They have the header tin plate listed on their website, but so far...
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