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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By Sal
Re: Engine stops when it is hot

Have your coil rebuilt by Skip Haney in Punta Gorda Florida.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 732
Posted By Sal
Re: seat belt installation 40 Merc

Juliano's sells seat belt retractors that you can put on to keep the belts out of the doors.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By Sal
Re: To those who've been there, original harness, am I fighting a loosing battle?

Why take the chance of having the car burn. Order a new harness from Tyree Harris, he has adds in the V-8 Times. I've used his harness before, fair price, great fit and looks original.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 954
Posted By Sal
Re: Cooling for 49 hot rod

Look up Snow White water pumps, they make a shorter water pump for 289-302 Ford engines.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,173
Posted By Sal
Re: Shop ruined my '48 radiator tanks

Sad but true!!! Kids now are not really interested in the trades. There will be some that do take up trades and will do will do to the lack of skilled people.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By Sal
Re: unimportant question for '41-'48 owners

They may be tooling holes, possibly used for holding metal sheet in place when it was being stamped.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,430
Posted By Sal
Re: Electric fans

There is a company called Snow White that makes a shorter water pump that will give you more room between the radiator and water pump. Check their web site to see if their shorter pump will work for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 789
Posted By Sal
Re: Disc brakes swap/old advertisments

May be you can get a Pete and Jakes catalog sent to you it may still have disc brake conversions in it. Look them up on line>
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 806
Posted By Sal
Re: Gas tank question

I once had a problem where I was driving to a V-8 meet and my '48 started bucking and died. It started after sitting for a bit and got to where I was headed. On the way home it did it again and I was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,919
Posted By Sal
Re: Don Orosco,RIP

It is always sad to see great people pass away, may he rest in peace.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By Sal
Re: door panels 48 coupe

If you have a friend that's an aircraft mechanic ask him to borrow a hole finder of the same diameter as the hole in the door.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,484
Posted By Sal
Re: A California Survivor - California Cabriolet V-8

What a great car, that's a lucky find. Hope they do the right thing with it and not cut it up or modify it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,658
Posted By Sal
Re: New to me 1936 5 window coupe

Beautiful car, I've always loved the looks of '36 Ford coupes. Please re-route those front brake lines to avoid disaster. Best of luck with it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By Sal
Re: 32 roadster with original interior

Beautiful car Best of Luck with it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,090
Posted By Sal
Re: easter

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By Sal
Re: Off Topic But Worth A Look

Thank You for posting that at a time like this we need every inspiration we can get. It is sad they don't teach this in schools any more. Way too many people take freedom for granted. Freedom is not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,275
Posted By Sal
Re: 17th Australian Early Ford V8 Nationals - Toowoomba - September 2020

I went to Sydney in 1970 for R+R, loved Australia, great people, food and drink. I did some sight seeing and spent very little time at Whiskey a go-go. Then it was back to the land time forgot. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,147
Posted By Sal
Re: BEWARE Smiths classic car clocks/Fraud

Some day he'll run into a Louisville slugger. I hate crooks. I had to deal with a guy a few years back that charged me money up front to make a small glass piece for some thing I was restoring for my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,087
Posted By Sal
Re: Model A street rod

Awesome craftsmanship, it's a shame that some guy's have a closed mind with hot rods.
I drove my full fender '30 model A coupe to a car show years back and had a guy from a Model A club tell me "...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By Sal
Re: 40 Heater fan motor disassembly tips??

Use extreme care taking the motor apart and putting it back together. I did the heater motor on my '48 Ford this year and broke one of the brushes putting it back together. Trying to find a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,119
Posted By Sal
Re: Top three Ford Products, '32 - '53

The '32 roadster, the '34 roadster and the '46-'48 Sportsman.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By Sal
Re: Choke ahd throttle

Try Mark Kicsak (607) 729-1693 or look up Baxter, I believe they're in Kansas.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By Sal
Re: Jessi Combs

Very sad to see a beautiful, skillful, talented, adventurous young lady die. She was a role model for girls. May she rest in peace.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,561
Posted By Sal
Re: Who all going to Auburn National Meet???

My wife and I will be flying up to Indianapolis then driving over. Don't like doing long trips in the summer from Florida. Looking forward to seeing and everyone there.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,476
Posted By Sal
Re: D-Day

In my time I've had the honor to work with numerous WW2 veterans, including some that were at Normandy. My late father-in law was a B17 ball turret gunner. Most of these extremely brave men are gone...
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