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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By rockfla
Re: 1932 Grill Shells, Inserts & Crankholes

Thanks once again David!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1932 Grill Inserts & Crankholes

David
Where the vertical bars still steel?? Painted Grey???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By rockfla
Re: MH Bus

Ultra coolness!!! It would be total bear to transport it!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1932 Grill Inserts & Crankholes

I'll post my two when I get home from work!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By rockfla
Re: Stayfast Topping for 32 Roadster Top

Try "Veterans" in downtown LA!!!! 620 Gladys Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90021
(800) 524 3330
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By rockfla
Re: Stayfast Topping for 32 Roadster Top

As David mention, Haartz direct and when I was looking for green Haartz canvas for our 32 I called company called GAHH, there is also a good place in downtown LA that I have been to personally when I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By rockfla
Re: Oil hole on the back of the block

Yes, saw that this morning!!! Thanks. I actually got a 3 way one, a male end for the block and two females, one for the mechanical gauge and one for the oil filter line!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By rockfla
Re: Another sad loss

So sorry to hear of his passing....Prayer's for his family and for all involved!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By rockfla
Re: Oil hole on the back of the block

Exactly what I was looking for...Thanks V8Coupeman.....AND there IS two holes......I just couldn't see under the sender and with all the "grime" on the back of the engine. Thanks again ALL for your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By rockfla
Re: Oil hole on the back of the block

Yyyeessss, exactly what I was looking for!!! THANK YOU....now I can get every thing I need before I start so I don't have to stop and run to the parts store in the middle of the job!!!!!! Only...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By rockfla
Oil hole on the back of the block

Is the oil hole on the back of a V8 block 1/8 NPT Thread????
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 572
Posted By rockfla
Re: 32 grill shell

Thanks David, I always pickup something new in everyone of your post....and even though you verified my extra original insert.....Thanks for everything you share!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1932 Radiator Cap

For the purposes of this post the "Vintique" one is terrible, its "slightly" thinner than the original and the crispness of the edge detail is not "crisp"!!! If it helps, a lot of the originals...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,439
Posted By rockfla
Re: Original 1932 Standard Coupe up for auction

My Dad always said of "guys" who "CHOP" cars...... that the person who has it done should get the same amount of inches taken of their head!!!!! SO Keith, I'm not sure what that means for you, since...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By rockfla
Re: Calling ALL ingnition and or electriacl experts

Cool, thanks guys for all the advice....at least now I have a plan of attack and will keep all posted!!!


AND thanks Zeke3 for the compliment on the GP eep!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By rockfla
Re: The question of the day?

It supposedly ran for maybe 10 seconds!!!! He said there was "arcing" and I tried to get more out of him on that to NO avail!!!! SO I assume it had to do with my other post on the "Two coil" wiring
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By rockfla
Re: Calling ALL ingnition and or electriacl experts

Yes, you are correct about being used as a junction point.....The one on the firewall is "technically" the correct type of coil BUT seeing as how we are "forced" to use the 9N tractor distributor and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By rockfla
Re: Calling ALL ingnition and or electriacl experts

The engine is a 9N tractor motor SO is there an adapter that will allow you to use such on a 9N Distributor??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,439
Posted By rockfla
Re: Original 1932 Standard Coupe up for auction

Stylistically the car suffers from "length".........How you guys feel removing 3-4 inches of height looks good OR "looks cool!!" is beyond me??? JMO!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By rockfla
Calling ALL ingnition and or electriacl experts

SO......
Here is my task at hand for the latest project....1941 Ford GP......First....Let me preface this by saying.....IT IS NOT 100% stock set up for it BUT for many it is the only option for this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By rockfla
Re: The question of the day?

SO 51Mec-CT


"Screw up" the electrical??? What does "screw up" mean?? what electrical parts???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By rockfla
The question of the day?

SO
What would happen IF one tried to start one of our beloved V8 with the battery hooked up backwards.....I.E. Negative ground?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By rockfla
Re: Finally got it home

Rotorwrench
Here is another picture of the distributor and extension housing for the GP!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By rockfla
Re: Finally got it home

You are correct JimTN, we found an original carb for it about a year ago $7000 was the asking price!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By rockfla
Re: Finally got it home

Thanks David
You nailed it......AS many pictures of GP's are from that exact theater of service!!! AND where the template came from for ours!!!!
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