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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Re: Canadian Intake Question

Plain twist on petrol cap for a v8 should fit. that's what I have on my oil filer tube which is on Canadian Aluminum manifold.

Gb
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,284
Re: New Guy with a 38 Pickup

Well its down at the bottom half of the globe Tink (not "the hole");).

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2021, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Re: signal lights added to 1936 Fordor

I have the VSM signal stat 900 type in my car ( very good unit) and made my own wiring harness up wrapped it in black insulation tape and ran it through the chassis rails . I wired the front signal...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2021, 01:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Re: Need color-coded spark plug wires for 59AB.

I think I got my colour coded wires from Dennis Carpenter that was years ago though.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2021, 01:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,284
Re: New Guy with a 38 Pickup

Welcome from New Zealand at the "ass end of the world". Real nice "barrel nose".

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2021, 01:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,734
Re: Corn Head Grease Use

Phil where did you get that stuff here? Flag that question Phil...found the answer in a previous post (when I reread properly).

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2021, 01:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Re: Polishing the paint on my '35 Coupe

I've used "Mothers" products for a number of years now. They have the full range of washing cleaning, cutting, polishing and detailing products. Always by hand and never a machine.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Re: oil filter cartridge

Yes Phil I love rock auto but with these COVID times things can take a while to arrive from overseas. Now I've got this I can shove it on the shelf and I know its there when I find time to do an oil...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2021, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
oil filter cartridge

This is really for the benefit of NZ v8 owners. If you are having trouble locating the proper cartridge (Wix 51006) go to the site below. took 2 days to arrive.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2021, 01:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Re: 1946 Mercury Coupe Trunk Seal Replacement

Phil like fordor 41 says. It should have corners which will guide where to position it and I used the 3M weatherstrip glue as well.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Re: 1946 Mercury Coupe Trunk Seal Replacement

Phil definitely not to the lid. I used a Drake one piece and it is great. Glued it to the grove around the boot/trunk opening with the flap bit pulled over the lip (doesn't sound too good does it)....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,498
Re: Relieved Block

I have a relieved 99A block stored at my sisters place under a tarp. I filled all the bores with marine grade grease before I left it there 17 years ago when the marriage went down the shitter. I'm...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2021, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Re: Mart's 32 Sedan. The debugging starts. Update 2021 Ep 34.

Love your channel Mart it's "ace".
Take a well desrved break you have done well with these weekly posts for the the last few years but don't stay away too long......we'd rather see a "nuts Mart"...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Re: How wide is the back glass...

If you are planning on getting a bit cut the glass is not flat but is slightly concave (or convex depending on the side you are looking at).

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Re: Moving Day II

Nice looking body but man it doesn't do much good for relations at home cluttering up the rooms with car parts (been there).

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 824
Re: Water/meth injection

Everyones doing it down here in NZ (not really everyone but too many), it's bad shit.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2021, 01:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,413
Re: early V-8 question from a Model "A" owner...

Used a can of "Brasso" down the throat of a flatty once (it didn't work).

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
"Cold War Motors" Monarch (Merc)

Not something you you would see every day.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZat18riF9A

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2021, 03:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,359
Re: Found some nice old Ford pics.

Definately Australian and not NZ. The au in Marts link is a give away plus the panel with Adelaide sign written and SA number plates would indicate a dealership in Adelaide South Australia. There is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,879
Re: Should I?

Get down on it quick! Never let a chance go by!

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,394
Re: Massive 1934 Ford Collection Buyout - 5 Cars and Tons Of Parts!!!

Yes the 34 5W is in great nick probably my pick. The Argi phaeton would be super cool down here in NZ being right hook.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Re: 1939 Ford 2 Door Standard Rear Tail Lights

It's been like that since 1939. I wouldn't bugger the fender, but look for a right side one with the light to retro-fit.....can't be too hard to do a colour match. Just my opinion.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2021, 03:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2021, 02:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,175
Re: Over 'Town'

Good luck with the Heart Doctor GB.....he should be able to confirm if you have one...seriously though, these things aren't fun. I'm probably going to be up for a valve repair, got to have another...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2021, 12:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Re: Trunk Latch Problem

Lovely coupe and I've always found that particular steering wheel horn ring combo very pleasing on the eye.

GB
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