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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 03:42 PM
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Posted By DavidG
Re: Saying good by

Knowledge not shared is lost; please stay with us.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 10:29 AM
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Views: 16,931
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:58 PM
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1933 car fuel sender repairable?

'32-'35 Ford fuel gauges are hydrostatic and there is no electricity involved, just copper-plated tubing from the sender in the tank to the gauge unit that serves as an air line wherein air pressure...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By DavidG
Re: Tools for removing Shock Links

Perhaps you're thinking of the lengthy thread on the V8 Club website on that topic which concerned the removal of a broken shock link. Therein several different specific suggestions were made...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By DavidG
Re: Replacement accelerator linkage for 1939 Ford

You have been warned; your non-original jury rig accelerator cross shaft lacking a return spring is a serious safety issue that you should not ignore.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,441
Posted By DavidG
Re: Massive 1934 Ford Collection Buyout - 5 Cars and Tons Of Parts!!!

Jeff,


I understand that the signs and the roadster are long gone.


As for the good doctor, Mario Kaplan, he was somewhat infamous in the day. Having extricated fifteen or so open '32-'37s...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932aab

There would be a lot of happy people if roughly one and a half million '32s had been produced rather than less than a third of that number.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932aab

If you had a '32 parts catalog to go along with your truck, you might be less confused as all of parts unique to '32 131 1/2" and 154" wheelbase trucks carry a BB part number prefix.

Perhaps the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 16,931
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Chris,


With the right tools, removing the valves is a pretty straightforward process. With a pry bar with a C-shaped opening on the end (of the right size) you compress the spring and remove...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,211
Posted By DavidG
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,211
Posted By DavidG
Re: Hershey 2021

What are those two tall round objects on the right in your fourth photo?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By DavidG
Re: How much is 6 volts?

Now, now, boys, let's not forget that it's a hobby.:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By DavidG
Re: vin search

DD is correct, no state DMV keeps readily-accessible ownership information predating the computer era by 40-50 years, let alone it being accumulated on a national basis.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 16,931
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Gar Wood did indeed manufacture wood hulled speedboats, which are much sought after by boat restorers, at least in the Great Lakes area. Among their other diverse product lines were fender skirts...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 16,931
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Chris,


I'd be inclined to replace the clutch disc with one of a more modern two inner disc design with six small coil springs circling the hub separating the two discs which provide for a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 536
Posted By DavidG
Re: Would you run this oil pump?

That's an unusual and unfriendly wear pattern on the two gears. Likely re-buidable, but a new pump may cost less than the parts requiring replacement.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By DavidG
Re: vin search

A record exists of when your engine/transmission assembly was built, but not of when it was installed in a vehicle chassis. Depending on which assembly where your car was built and the proximity of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 16,931
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Chris,


The seat frames look great!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,441
Posted By DavidG
Re: Massive 1934 Ford Collection Buyout - 5 Cars and Tons Of Parts!!!

I saw these cars earlier this month before they were extricated from their hiding places (no easy task, for sure). The two coupes and the phaeton are the pick of the lot. The roadster is but a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 16,931
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Chris,


Regarding the water pump, the fan comes off first and yes, it is a tapered, keyed, fit. After that loosen the die cast zinc packing nut and the shaft with the impeller on the end can be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By DavidG
Re: Odd B upper flywheel housing on Model A 4 Sale

'33-'34 fours had no separate brackets like the '32 fours as the two hole for the steady rods were integrated into their flywheel housings, just like the change that occurred very early in '32 V8...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By DavidG
Re: Horn button year ID?

Yes, the only difference is in the color of the plastic and it was molded in, not painted as I first wrote. I guess I was thinking of what was required to restore them to like new condition as in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 16,931
Posted By DavidG
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By DavidG
Re: STEERING Wheels...1935 thru 1940

The ribs aren't very durable as many surviving '35 wheels have only traces of them remaining.
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