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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By flatford8
Re: exhaust manifolds

I think these are the same style manifolds......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By flatford8
Re: exhaust manifolds

The first one looks like a left manifold for a dual exhaust on a Shoebox......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,303
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1932 V8 standard roadster update

I share Mike’s curiosity with vehicle weight. There’s a truck scale where I work and I managed to weigh three modern vehicles, my ‘50 Fordor and two motorcycles. But now that I’m older with health...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2020, 04:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,266
Posted By flatford8
Re: Perfect work bench

I think that is a place for your thumb to push on and the number is the size. #4 flat blade screwdriver......I agree on the hammer.....it’s a work of art.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,004
Posted By flatford8
Re: Truck oil pan gasket - one inside & one outside?

I agree it would have to be removed to keep the weld clean of oil.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,303
Posted By flatford8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By flatford8
Re: Old stock ?

Sent you a PM Bob......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By flatford8
Re: 49 Ford F1 project. What am I getting into?

What do you mean by “the clutch seems to be reversed”? ....I learned from Dick (V8 Coopman), that a 4-speed resembling a T-5 is actually a T-4, possibly from a diesel pickup. There’s no big bulge on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By flatford8
Re: Dehumidifier

I run one all the time in my garage. The living area is over the garage so there is moisture in the building. As others have said, it runs a lot in the summer but not at all in the dry winter air. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By flatford8
Re: Introduction to my 50 fordor

My Fordor was my first Flathead Ford powered vehicle and I fell right in love with that little motor. I agree, thereíre a great driving car!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,266
Posted By flatford8
Re: Perfect work bench

I got hammered this afternoon and when the ol’lady gets home I’ll be screwed!!....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,938
Posted By flatford8
Re: Cooling system help needed

That’s great!!.....your motor will love running at 190* !!!.....now how about some more pics of your car when you get time......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 820
Posted By flatford8
Re: Best spark plug

I had an electrode pull out of two or three brand new different sets of AL 216ís. I switched to Champ H 10ís......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By flatford8
Re: 35 ford pu

In Mercmans first pic, is that a directional control on the left side of the steering column?....Thanks.....Mark
P.S. is that a two-speed control on the gear shift, or reverse loc-out? It must be a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By flatford8
Re: is it ok to run diluted antifreeze?

I run 50/50 all the time because of where I live. I believe permanent anti-freeze has anti-rust chemicals in it, but I still add some rust inhibitor and change the anti every two - three years. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By flatford8
Re: hotair4Fords

Their website comes up and there’s two phone numbers......did you try calling?.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 880
Posted By flatford8
Re: Overdrive transmissions

I’ve read where the trans mount can be turned backwards and the ‘51 trans can be used in a ‘50 or possibly vice versa. There’s also something with the solenoid but that might be with the convertible...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By flatford8
Re: parts pickup

Thanks guys .....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By flatford8
Re: parts pickup

Nice stuff...I could crawl around those trucks for an afternoon. What are the shelf like pieces on the side of your A bed?

"Thats not a radius rod.. its a king brown!" Be careful out there...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 816
Posted By flatford8
Re: Ford Barn intro

Welcome !!!....Nice truck !!!!......Great patina!!!!....and dual side mounts!!!!.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,295
Posted By flatford8
Re: Marvel Classic Motor Oil

“I pay that for a cheeseburger and a beer at the local tavern. Much better to dump that cash into helping my flatheads than to clog my few remaining arteries with beef fat and cheese.”....

I’m in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By flatford8
Re: New brakes drums 1953 F250

Try Chucks Trucks....a google search will find a website.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,767
Posted By flatford8
Re: Autolite Spark Users Only

“Do most guys run there stock cars with the original style air clean, seems it could be problematic.”
Mine has been on my car for 70 years. It works just fine. The worst part of an oil bath air...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By flatford8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By flatford8
Re: help with 49 ford 4 door head liner

The headliner tucks under at the top corners of the windshield I think. Then pieces are glued with a good finish at the dash and mostly covered by the W/S trim. The sail panels are tacked ( I used...
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