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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2021, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 35/36 16 gal gas tanks

Ok thanks Jeff. I have a few original tanks. Looks like I’ll be buying the acid tank treatment. I thought if I could buy the bigger one I’ll get it new.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2021, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By danliveshere
35/36 16 gal gas tanks

Hi are any of the vendors making 16 gallon gas tanks with the correct threaded fill pipe? Thanks Dan.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By danliveshere
Re: Roadster/phaeton side curtain studs?

Thank you everyone. I just learned overnight that Dave Slater here in Australia has them in stock too.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By danliveshere
Roadster/phaeton side curtain studs?

Hi guys. Anyone know where to get these curtain studs that attach the bottom of the curtain to the body clips ??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 03:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 1935 or 1936 Water Temperature Indication

May I suggest pulling the bulb out of the pump. Get yourself a jug of boiling water and place the sender in it. You will get an idea of where it sits with boiling water.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,747
Posted By danliveshere
Re: COLUMBIA with 3.78 gears

Ok thanks guys. Looks like 3.78 it is!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,747
Posted By danliveshere
Re: COLUMBIA with 3.78 gears

This post is now 6 years old. Can people with 3.78 columbia comment any further. Lawrie Kyte is currently building a 4.11 columbia for my stock 35 powered convertible. But the roadster will have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,837
Posted By danliveshere
Re: headers vs duals

Tim yes it’s the cross over. It’s a Rhd vehicle so the exhaust is opposite to what you’re used to seeing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,837
Posted By danliveshere
Re: headers vs duals

I fabricated my own headers into a single stainless system because I want to keep the battery under the floor. I doubt it would make much extra hp but hopefully a little extra low rpm torque as it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,281
Posted By danliveshere
Re: bent axle

Brian I’m glad you’re ok.
Earlier this year I pulled the front suspension from my 35 convertible sedan to find it had a bent axle, tie rods etc and also bent the frame a little. I’m thinking it was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,187
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 33 in the hills

Nice Lawrie ��
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 1936 Cabriolet convertible front trim cover

Yes I bought one this year too for my 35 convertible sedan. Call them they are made to order.
Forum: Early V8 11-14-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 35 cabriolet/ convertible waterfall

To the top. Still require a 35 cabriolet/ convertible sedan waterfall. I can swap a 36 cab/ cs waterfall.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,314
Posted By danliveshere
Re: Safest Way to Buy a Car Long Distance??

Chuck I’ve purchased 2 vehicles in the USA and had them shipped to Australia. Yes it’s daunting but worked out ok and I was hoping for the best but prepared for the worst. I also bought a car here in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By danliveshere
Re: air cleaners

Aussie Merc I used a thickstun air cleaner housing and made my filter from an oversize kn filter. No itís not an oil bath, I havenít seen a oil bath for dual carbs. If photo doesnít attach pm and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By danliveshere
Re: '35 Coupe: What would you bolt in first?

Iíve had to put the motor and transmission in first because weíre still waiting on my Columbia rear axle parts. But itís easy to roll the axle into position and with no body on the frame itís fairly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 1935 Sedan Convertible HELP

Hi Tom. Congratulations. I’m restoring a 35 convertible sedan too. Be great to see some photos and welcome to Fordbarn. Dan.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,584
Posted By danliveshere
Re: Nice country drive

Lawrie what could make a muffler change decibels by heating up? What size pipes are you running on the 33?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By danliveshere
35-39 convertible door glass channel?

does anybody make the horizontal door glass channel for cabriolets and convertibles? I have 1 that's rusted out in my 35 convertible, I've checked with a fordor channel and they are slightly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,584
Posted By danliveshere
Re: Nice country drive

Lawrie I used to get unwell after getting some bundy!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By danliveshere
Re: Best rear axle ratio?

I actually have a beautiful original 3.54 in my roadster but that’s being removed to fit a Columbia axle.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By danliveshere
Re: Best rear axle ratio?

Thanks John. My buddy has already decided on a 3.54 ratio based on the above comments. Thanks to all who responded.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,490
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 35 spindles and axle worn. Looking for a needle thrust bearing

Thank you to all I’ll get a shim made to take up the gap leaving enough to put the felt washer in. Dan.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,490
Posted By danliveshere
Re: 35 spindles and axle worn. Looking for a needle thrust bearing

Bored and Stroked thanks if you can find a number that would be great.
Iíve been looking at my roadster front end with 37 stub axles, with the thrust bearing under the axle, that makes more sense...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2020, 04:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By danliveshere
Best rear axle ratio?

Guys a buddy of mine has a newly purchased 36 coupe. Itís running a warm 24 stud flatty, he hasnít driven it enough yet to know how much power the motor has. Anyway he needs to purchase a new crown...
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