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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 09:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By rockfla
Re: 32 Model Y in France

Some have put a V8 60 in them BUT not originally or from the factory!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,227
Posted By rockfla
Re: Car at auction

1stFord
Where are the pictures of the truck??? Make your grandad proud and show us the finished product!!!! I wish the photos that Mecum published were of better quality to show off his fine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,227
Posted By rockfla
Re: Car at auction

A $500 Pinto with $3000 dollars worth of tires, rims and a paint job is STILL a $500 Pinto!!! Hope it's NOT the case for this 41 Mercury given the diminishing audience and state of the economy!!!! ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,227
Posted By rockfla
Re: Car at auction

IMO I bet that car will struggle to get to $35,0000/$40,000. With fee's and its not a "popular" year/make PLUS the interested parties are few and far between. "IF" there is two interested...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,234
Posted By rockfla
Re: Battery Tenders

I have a NOCO & an E-Tek......I love the NOCO as it has the ability to select both voltage and battery type. I bought the E-tek on a friends recomendation and it says it charges batteries 5V-12V. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By rockfla
Re: Left and right cylinder head

Thanks JSEERY there was a chap on a earlier posted working on a 41 with two, figures that was changed along the way AND shame on me for thinking it was right.....Obvious not my years!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By rockfla
Re: Left and right cylinder head

Up to, and at least on my early 39 Mercury (Oct 38 Production) your tapped head set up would be correct as you would have only had one temperature probe for the gauge in the left head point rearward....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1932 Ford 4 cylinder engine tins question

Mike at Third Gen Auto OR (35FordTN) 844-327-5988
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By rockfla
Re: Left and right cylinder head

IF memory serves me correctly....IT Is possible to put a "left" head on the "right" side BUT IT is NOT the best thing to do!!! You really need to get the 6049 head for the right side!!! There is a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1932 Ford 4 cylinder engine tins question

Earlyride
When most people acquire their car they weren't there to start so IF you are not "versed" on the year THEN most don't even know they had them!!! As DavidG said, they were "generally"...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 562
Posted By rockfla
Re: My '34 Won't Turnover

Then "Petehoovie" first, then follow Drolston's advice!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 562
Posted By rockfla
Re: My '34 Won't Turnover

What did you check your battery with??? If a VO meter that's not necessarily and indicator of a "good" battery. You need to check them with a hydrometer and check each cell!!! you could have a bad...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By rockfla
Re: 32 Model Y in France

Jembow
I tried to up load the ad as part of my above post BUT FB "failed" to upload, then tried to up load from my "SpI Phone" and have a "security tolken" missing SO this is the best I can offer OF...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By rockfla
Re: 32 Model Y in France

Jembow, some more Beer Brats and Sauerkraut for you!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By rockfla
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1932 Ford 4 cylinder engine tins question

AND you can say that for just about all the years hence forward, 33.34.35 etc etc.....Unless the owner is more "concours" minded MOST years you will find them "missing". It's my first "go to" item...
Forum: Late V8 10-20-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 95
Posted By rockfla
64/65/66 T-Bird Parts

Have a good set of doors for a 64/65/66 T-Bird convertible and a nice hood. Make me an offer and they are yours, come and get'em!! PM me or email me at salesjbnase@comcast.net
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By rockfla
Re: Left and right cylinder head

IF both are drilled then "most" likely it 1940 or up as one would be for the right hand temperature probe and the other would have been for the water heater outlet/shut off valve!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By rockfla
Re: '32 Cabriolet Front Roof Rail

Look at the "top" dash board, See "SWAP Meet"....click on "SWAP MEET" and scroll down the "WANTED" section and try this post there!!!! Might help there more than here!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By rockfla
Re: connector sleeve for choke rod

It's amazing how these can be such a pain in the ASS. I STILL haven't found anyone that can tell me how to affix the "choke knob" back onto the choke cable on my 39 Mercury. Didn't find much more...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By rockfla
Re: 11-A Distributor Thread Size

Damn bad day IF you don't "Learn something" everyday!!!! Good day, today!!! Thanks Mart
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By rockfla
Re: 11-A Distributor Thread Size

NO expert BUT being a brass fitting/tube wouldn't it be a "NPT" or a National Pipe Thread because "Machine" threads do not "seal" so you couldn't seal the "vacuum" with a machine thread!!! MY...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By rockfla
Re: Just Another V12

Imagine that in one of those "Blast-O-leane" specials.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By rockfla
Re: Mohawk lifts

I don't have a "mowhawk" brand but I do have a #9000 two post that I bought used. Its fantastic. IF you are buying it to work on your cars with beyond oil changes then IMO the two post is the way...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,224
Posted By rockfla
Re: Where Do You Find Your Ford Parts

Never heard of Southside??? Any contact info to share??
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