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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
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Re: Ford Plant Tool Check brass tokens

FB933 = first boy 933 that is my birth date & first boy in the family. HA ha Wish I had that.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,294
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 5/16-24 wing nuts...

Try your ACE Hdwe store.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By B-O-B
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 33 Dash instrument gage panel

Stan, I made mine {from a street speed limit sign the county was replacing.
Make a set of(M-F) bucks from wood & lightly lube. Lay the aluminum on the female buck & male on top of the metal, set it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,578
Posted By B-O-B
Re: What to check on a 46 Mercury

That hood gap looks like it needs an alignment to me. Passenger side fender top has a dip in it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,307
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Anyone Repro This Part?

I have one that came from South Side Obsolete { San Dimas ,Ca} that cost me $50.00 & I don't need it. Anyone want it for $50.00 plus postage it can yours. Send me a PM.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Anyone know what this fits?

1947 truck with 59AB engine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,365
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Anti freeze

eddie48: Don't know how cold it got in Hartford, Conn. but in Hartford, Ohio running straight water in the winter would freeze. We did put cardboard in front of the radiator that would help some time...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,317
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Lug nuts stuck......

Sooo which one are you going to be????

Using a slug wrench is normally a two-hand or two-person operation; one hand or person swinging the hammer and the other one holding the wrench in place.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 537
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 59AB bearings

I could possibly get pretty close with the digital mic I have.
Thanks again Gary
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 537
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 59AB bearings

Thanks guys for the info. Bought this engine 4-5 yr ago for the flywheel & yep you are correct Gary it has been setting in the shop & decided to see if it is rebuildable. Just going to go cheap as I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,018
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 33 in the hills

Good job on tough going, Thanks Lawrie.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 537
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 59AB bearings

40 Deluxe thanks. The engine is new to me as I bought it for the flywheel. Pistons are std & I will check the brg back sides. Thanks again for the info. Would just like to do a reasonable rings & a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 537
Posted By B-O-B
59AB bearings

What are your thoughts on these? Main & rod bearings, no ridge on crank or piston bore.
Thanks,Bob
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,494
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Dennis Carpenter, R.I.P.

R.I.P. Dennis Carpenter. He will probably be supplying parts to all the rodders & restorers up there.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,079
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Getting paint inside boxed in areas?

Mark I think Az is pretty low on humidity.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,079
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Getting paint inside boxed in areas?

When I worked at Westinghouse they painted the smaller transformers with a 1/2 or 3/4" pipe connected to a hose. The transformers were on trolley type system & had a large drip container underneath...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,424
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Perfect work bench

military mechanic. I had some like that in the U S Army 1954
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Chapter 2. Missing at part throttle.

drolston hope you are doing a fix at a time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,609
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Rust Oleum spray cans

I only use it as a last resort. I always puncture empty cans to relieve any pressure before tossing them. Doesn't take much to put a hole in one with my pocketknife.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Fall 2020

Thanks for the info JimG.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Fall 2020

Those front tires look pretty big. What size are they ?
Very nice car & photo I might add. Calendar pretty !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Trunk Lid won't open

I have to pull up on the handle, it may take some brute force as the lid goes too far & binds the latch.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Carbon on plugs and piston tops

Back in the early 50s I ran kerosene in my A model. It ran pretty good just smoked a bit. Working for a dairy farmer for $20 & room & board didn't leave much & of course school. Had to milk the cows...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,772
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Wildfire evacuation

Stay safe Karl . Try to keep us informed if possible for you.
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