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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 941
Posted By rockfla
Re: caveat emptor

HOPEFULLY, with post like this.....I will "try" ad carry the torch, David!! THE challenge for me is finding the next one after me!!!
Forum: Early V8 Yesterday, 02:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 27
Posted By rockfla
Mercury Left Front Fender

Need a 46-48 Mercury left front fender. PM me or email at salesjbnase@comcast.net
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1934 ford bb truck

There is a thread running a few below this one now on 32 Dual Dump truck....there are several on that post who "hopefully" chime in here. Newc, Corvette8n, GB Sission and other are into the big...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By rockfla
Re: messsages

In the private messages area to the right you will notice a little "white box". Put your arrow on the box next to the message and left click the box, you will notice a black check appear. YOU can...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By rockfla
VO meter question

I was checking the volts of two batteries in the shop last night with my multimeter. When I checked one it almost instantly showed 5.7v and started to climbing to 5.8V within about 5 seconds where...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,719
Posted By rockfla
Re: Axle Key Installation

RIGHT
AND UNTIL he centers the axle the drum will not fit and "possibly" give the appearance of it being a "key way" Issue. THEN add the ability to get the drum over the brake shoes....ESPECIALLY...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,719
Posted By rockfla
Re: Axle Key Installation

How much play is in your axle in the above pictures???



Looking at your second picture you posted......IS it me OR is you axle not centered?? Maybe it's me BUT from your 2nd picture there...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,719
Posted By rockfla
Re: Axle Key Installation

The key looks like its fine, "sometimes" the drums can be really finicky and stubborn "Lining" up just right to fit over the bearing and the shoes (Make sure you adjust those in a little bit before...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By rockfla
Re: Need assistance

There is also the "SWAP" meet section on here, though this site is more "stock" as Henry built it oriented, there are many who follow here who also have HotRod's and "May" see it!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By rockfla
Re: Anyone have a 6V bulb number

Thanks ALL, got some coming off of Epay!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By rockfla
Re: Anyone have a 6V bulb number

This is "LIKE" what I am looking. The glass is the same size as the body. The socket fits horizontal "almost" flush against the dash behind the hi beam indicator jewel. There are a few listed on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 889
Posted By rockfla
Re: 6 Volt LED bulbs

It "Should" work in a 39 Mercury, NO??? Mine REALLY could use it!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By rockfla
Re: Anyone have a 6V bulb number

Is there another number or "Body" number, Napa isn't showing anything 6V with p51 and the ones I've found on Ebay that look like the bulb aren't showing "51" or "P51" as a number??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By rockfla
2nd battery question for electric guru's

Could you wire two 6V batteries in series and charge them with 12V battery charger??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By rockfla
Anyone have a 6V bulb number

Does anyone know the 6V bulb number for a 41 high beam indicator socket???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 531
Posted By rockfla
Re: Any thoughts on Optima 6V

My line of logical thinking too!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,042
Posted By rockfla
Re: FINALLY!!! Moved and ready to display

Ironically for my Dad's story IS he tried for at least a month or more to "buy" the signs and originally called the dealer about them.....They told him they belonged to the real estate company...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By rockfla
Re: 32 Model B Slow Starting after storage, Solved

PLUS, getting oil circulated back into the nooks and crannies without a whole lot of friction on the moving pieces does it good and helps it too!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 531
Posted By rockfla
Re: Any thoughts on Optima 6V

Sounds like its worth it!!!! Cost will justify itself!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,042
Posted By rockfla
Re: FINALLY!!! Moved and ready to display

Thank you Sir, the four (actually 2-24" and 2-48" (one of the 48's my Dad gave to a "friend" long ago for helping do something many many years ago) Ovals my Dad "rescued" from a local dealership that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 531
Posted By rockfla
Re: Any thoughts on Optima 6V

Thanks for the heads up, it seems you go through at least 3 to 4 wet cell 6V batteries these days before you get one good one. PLUS I hate to have to lug that wet cell around from vehicle to vehicle...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 531
Posted By rockfla
Any thoughts on Optima 6V

SO
Any thoughts on the Optima 6V red/yellow top.....IS it worth the "extra" for one over the other???? Worth it, not worth it?? I want/need a 6V to use more as a jumper/slash quick use type...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,042
Posted By rockfla
Re: FINALLY!!! Moved and ready to display

Yes it has the "correct" GP engine, not a "true" 9N. Actually my Dad acquired the GP engine before he got either one of our GP's hoping to find a GP to put it in!! The one GP in the back ground is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,042
Posted By rockfla
Re: FINALLY!!! Moved and ready to display

Thanks Mike, there is quite a story that goes with the two ovals pictured....also in that haul of the ovals were two Neon signs as well. Well, kind of a cool story with the "Ford" service arrow...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By rockfla
Re: interior wood grain.

Have you tried “youtube”? Everyone has their own technique and ways of creating different looks. From what I’ve read and watched, it’s trial, and trail and trial, till YOU find what works for you! ...
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