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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2020, 08:17 PM
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Posted By v8fordman
Mid-Atlantic Prewar Swap Meet

Just spoke with the person in charge of the Oct. 6-8, Mid-Atlantic Prewar swap meet in Luray, VA. It is still scheduled to take place. With the cancellation of Hershey and Charlotte Auto-Fair, this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,670
Posted By v8fordman
Re: SMS Auto Fabrics

Just an update...As of today, my order has been in place for 14 months and no material has been delivered. Last month (7/23/2020) I requested a refund and received an email message from them that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,194
Posted By v8fordman
Re: Aristocrat Dash Panel?

That was going to be my next question. Would old Stewart Warner gauges fit the holes?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,194
Posted By v8fordman
Aristocrat Dash Panel?

I found this in my dad's Model A "stuff". I am wondering if this is an Aristocrat accessory aftermarket dash? It is all aluminum.
Forum: Early V8 07-23-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By v8fordman
Re: 1939/40 Bradley Floor Pans

btt

Delivery can be made to the Luray, VA pre-war swap meet or the Charlotte AutoFair in October.
Forum: Early V8 07-23-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By v8fordman
Re: 60HP Engine

btt $2000
Forum: Early V8 07-23-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
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Forum: Early V8 07-23-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
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Forum: Late V8 07-23-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 213
Posted By v8fordman
NOS 1955/57 Thunderbird Valve Covers

For sale is a pair of NOS valve covers for Y block motors or for early T-birds. These are not reproductions and have never been installed on a car. They are priced cheaper than you can buy a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By v8fordman
Re: OUT of STOCK '40 parts 01A-8218-B dlx hood

I agree with Karl. As I have said on this forum before, the folks that criticize and complain about the manufacturers of reproduction parts need to step up and make a part just once. They will see...
Forum: Early V8 07-22-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By v8fordman
Forum: Late V8 07-22-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 372
Posted By v8fordman
1956 Thunderbird

For sale is a 1956 Thunderbird with a porthole top. It comes with a new interior kit, plus lots of new parts. Car was originally red, but I wanted a Peacock Blue one so the interior kit is blue. This...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By v8fordman
Re: Elgin road race

This brings back some great memories. Me and Clint Bivens built the engine. I attended the 1988 Grand National V8 Meet in Dearborn and saw the car for the initial time. First time I had ever been...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By v8fordman
Re: need advice on removing crankshaft pulley on 81A

The ratchet nut will have to be filed in order to get a socket over the outer part if it is mushroomed as it appears. He will also have to have a socket with a thin wall (normally an impact socket...
Forum: Late V8 06-30-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 126
Posted By v8fordman
1955 1956 1957 T-Bird Valve Covers NOS

For sale are a pair of original unused Ford made valve covers. They are not reproductions. These were delivered to a dealer in Thomasville, NC from the Ford warehouse in Atlanta, GA. One of them...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By v8fordman
Re: Will 59 A-B flywheel fit an 8BA ?

It’s also not very difficult to replace the ring gear on your 8BA flywheel. Take a hacksaw or Port-a-band and split the old one until it comes off. Pay attention to the direction of the taper on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By v8fordman
Re: What color was the 1946 Mercury engine.

Interesting that the starter and manifolds were painted with the assembly. Great picture. Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By v8fordman
Re: Ignition key

What Kube offered about the soot will work if you are patient.
Forum: Early V8 06-20-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By v8fordman
'49-'53 Mercury/59A/Model A Engines Moving Sale

I am moving the engine shop (not selling it). After almost 50 yrs. at the same location, I am moving the engine shop and I am rebuilding a few of my personal engines on the way out the door. Going...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By v8fordman
Re: What color was the 1946 Mercury engine.

Here is a '49 passenger car engine and color.
Forum: Early V8 06-16-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By v8fordman
Forum: Early V8 06-16-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By v8fordman
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By v8fordman
'49-'53 8BA or 8CM Heads

Does anyone know of a chart with the compression ratio of all of the '49-'53 stock Ford and Mercury heads? Better yet, is there any particular version that is better than another?
Forum: Early V8 04-30-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By v8fordman
1940 Grille

For sale is a Bob Drake reproduction grille that I just took out of the wrappings. It is in perfect shape and is ready to be installed. It doesn't have the center strip, but that is still available...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By v8fordman
Re: Releasing a stud remover

Follow Mart's advice.
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