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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2022, 01:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By Graham Freeman
Re: 1934 oil leak

Well guys, pulled the motor out today and as predicted (and hoped for) the leak was caused by some corrosion and seperation around one of the spot welds holding the back portion of the sump to the...
Forum: Early V8 07-17-2022, 04:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 161
Posted By Graham Freeman
Wanted rod bearings for small journal crank.

I am enquiring on behalf of a fellow EFV8 club member here in New Zealand.
Looking for a set of flanged con rod bearings for a small journal crank.
.040" over size and I believe the part number to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2022, 03:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By Graham Freeman
Re: 1934 oil leak

Thanks guys, hope it is only the sump will update when I have the problem sorted.
Graham
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By Graham Freeman
Re: 1934 oil leak

The motor is a correct 1934.
The oil pan is correct 1934.
The oil is still coming out without the motor running.
It has not run for a month.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2022, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By Graham Freeman
1934 oil leak

I have an oil leak problem on my new restoration.
I have had it sitting for a month without starting and oil is still dripping off the split pin under the sump in the bell housing.
The motor WAS...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2022, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By Graham Freeman
Re: 1933 /34 Grille crankhole cover

Thanks David, I was some what confused with the part number.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2022, 03:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By Graham Freeman
1933 /34 Grille crankhole cover

My question here is, was the crankhole cover on a 1933/34 grille an authorized Ford accessory?
I have one that is cast in aluminium, never chromed and has a 40-8216 part number on the back.
Is it a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2022, 03:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 777
Posted By Graham Freeman
Re: woodgrainers?

I sent my 1934 cabriolet parts to Ken Mathews in New York back in 2017 for wood graining.
I was very impressed with his work.
From New Zealand to NY, work done and back to NZ was 1 day short of 2...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2022, 04:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,654
Posted By Graham Freeman
Re: V-8 Times

Starting to turn up in New Zealand this week.
Only one copy at this stage though.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2022, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Graham Freeman
Re: KIWI members

Best you join up Graeme.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2022, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Graham Freeman
Re: KIWI members

I hope to take my 34 cabriolet to it.
Have booked accommodation already.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2022, 05:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By Graham Freeman
Re: 1930 Ford Car Radios

On its way to you Ian.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-20-2022, 04:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By Graham Freeman
Re: 1930 Ford Car Radios

Ian,
I have the April 1934 USA service bulletin you have pictured.
I can copy for you if you wish.
Graham
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2022, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By Graham Freeman
Re: 1934 cabriolet

Thanks David,
I don't think there will be a next, although I have always liked the Victoria, you never know.
Parts are scarce here in NZ now and shipping is extremely expensive.
A friend just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2022, 10:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By Graham Freeman
1934 cabriolet

Back in 1984 I travelled to the USA and purchased a 1934 Cabriolet from Coarsegold Ca.
I imported it back to New Zealand and drove it in as found condition for a couple of years before starting what...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2022, 04:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,884
Posted By Graham Freeman
Re: Ford DATED safety glass.

Could have been an early replacement?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2022, 04:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,268
Posted By Graham Freeman
Re: 32 cabriolet door windows

Be careful when purchasing the channels/rubber from the above suppliers.
These channels are similar to 1933/34.
The reproduction channels are accurate but the rubbers supposedly for them when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2022, 01:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,925
Posted By Graham Freeman
Re: V8 Times

Well Trevor & Kevin above expect your Jan/Feb issue in the next few days if its in keeping with mail to NZ.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,925
Posted By Graham Freeman
Re: V8 Times

And just to top it off the Jan / Feb issue arrived today.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2022, 02:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,925
Posted By Graham Freeman
Re: V8 Times

In the meantime I have passed the 2nd copy off to a potential new member and hope he likes and joins up.
Thanks Guys.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2022, 11:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,925
Posted By Graham Freeman
Re: V8 Times

All sorted now Bruce, many thanks.
Still do not know why I received 2 copies of the same issue?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,925
Posted By Graham Freeman
Re: V8 Times

I would David but I have given up trying to log on to the website.
Keeps telling me I have incorrect password.
Get sent information on setting up a new password but that just goes around and around...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2022, 01:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,925
Posted By Graham Freeman
V8 Times

I am a New Zealand V8 Club Member.
Up until now with the exception of one issue some time back all issues have been received no problem even if some times a little late.
A couple of weeks back the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2022, 01:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,282
Posted By Graham Freeman
Re: V-8 Times

No Nov/Dec here in NZ yet.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2022, 04:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,695
Posted By Graham Freeman
Re: 1934 roadster dash

Trevor Poulsen in Queensland may be a good contact for a dash.
He will no doubt see your post.
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