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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,580
Posted By David J
Re: Steering box bottom tube seal?

Not so sure I'd wanna do that .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By David J
Re: Bent chassis

As already mentioned several times frames do indeed flex a lot before actually bending .

I try to not push that point with folks not real familiar with frame work as I have had to correct...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By David J
Re: Bent chassis

A laser level is relatively cheap and gets rid of much guesswork .
That will also answer the IMPORTANT question about what is really bent .

Your first post sounds like the rails are out of wack...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By David J
Re: Bent chassis

Make sure it is bending where you want it to .
Where is the " prop under the rear " ?

Should be at the rear crossmember or in front of the rear wheel where the frame is double thickness .
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By David J
Re: 34 door help

You overlapping or butt welding ?

If overlapping small sheet metal screws along the edge as needed to keep it tight . Remove them as you go and weld the hole shut .

If butt welding small...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By David J
Re: Bent chassis

To clarify - What you are describing sounds like crossmember- X issues .
NOT bent side rails .
Completely different problem .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By David J
Re: Bent chassis

If you have a toy like mine in pic it's a real simple fix .
Assuming you do not it is still easy to fix .

Like already mentioned holding it down is the key .

RF and LR are high so you need...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By David J
Re: 35 / 36 roadster side curtain & bracket sack interest?

Hight on mine is the same but length is 32" . Looks to be the same material .

Mike ,
If you happen to make one like mine I'll take at least one and if roadster is same make it 2 .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By David J
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By David J
LB's source of Copra Drab leather and side panel material ?

Anyone know where Lebaron Bonney sourced the Copra Drab leather and side panel material ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By David J
Re: 35 / 36 roadster side curtain & bracket sack interest?

Thanks a bunch for this tip .

The 34 tub , 34 duster and 33 cab all need new tops !

Now to find the copra drab leather and side panel material !??!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By David J
Re: 35 / 36 roadster side curtain & bracket sack interest?

This is 34 Phaeton stuff . Came with Mikes car .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By David J
Re: '33-34 Car Gas Tank Baffles

Mart had posted pics of the inside of his 33 5w gas tank as he cut the top open to clean it .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By David J
Re: Original Champion Flathead Spark Plug Question

That is the correct plug for a 1960 John Deere 630 .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By David J
Re: Carburetor Adjustment for 33 Ford

Agree the intake looks 36 .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,783
Posted By David J
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,118
Posted By David J
Re: 33 Tranny to Driveshaft Oil Leak

And yet again this comes up . Pic is factory service bulletin for 1934 . The difference with the u-joint lube is it is thickened with tallow . Melts at the touch . Like REAL water pump grease . If...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,118
Posted By David J
Re: 33 Tranny to Driveshaft Oil Leak

Do you have the baffle in front of the rear bearing ?

The rear bearing is supposed to let some gear oil past like post 3 mentions .

I use SAE 140 in the u-joint cavity .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By David J
Re: Looking for some information on Badger grinding and Babbitt in Wi for 1934 ford b

Does it have studs-nuts or bolts that drop in from the valley with nuts holding the main caps on ?

Is there a vent in front valley ?

Is there a raised tower around the fuel pump pushrod...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,195
Posted By David J
Re: 32 front wheel shimmy

Agree if the balls aren't worn at all .
If worn you get loose straight and bound when turning .

The 5 turns works on most with a little wear . .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,195
Posted By David J
Re: 32 front wheel shimmy

Tighten the tie rod-drag link ends . They are spring loaded and if not tight the ' death wobble ' can result . If the balls are ROUND I tighten them down till bound and back off 5 turns . Cured it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 779
Posted By David J
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,227
Posted By David J
Re: Nice 34 sedan going to auction 9/19/20

Yes there are a few of these around but this is the actual Warren car .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,227
Posted By David J
Re: Nice 34 sedan going to auction 9/19/20

The Bonnie and Clyde car .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,372
Posted By David J
Re: Anyone with the "Dirty Word" knowledge

Bought a 34 Ford tudor with the body cutoff behind the doors and a willys box in Faith SD in 1975 .
Cost a whopping $20 .
Grille did not need replating nor did the bumpers .
Dry country there ....
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