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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By FrankWest
installing windshield rubber gasket.

Is the groove in the windshield frame supposed to be tight enough to retain the rubber gasket without the use of adhesive? this is especially noticeable along the lower portion of the frame?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By FrankWest
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By FrankWest
original Vinyl top look

I have been using Gerots Garage vinyl and rubber protectant for my top and running boards. The running boards look great, but the top is not shiney.
Should the top be shiney looking?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By FrankWest
Re: supplier of 1933-34 Ford Windshield Rubber

This defect was not because of the installation, that would have given a tearing during the process. everything assembled properly. The rubber gasket was in place perfectly for 1 to 2 years. Then one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By FrankWest
Re: supplier of 1933-34 Ford Windshield Rubber

silicon spray applied into frame
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2020, 04:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By FrankWest
Re: supplier of 1933-34 Ford Windshield Rubber

I installed it..
I totally cleaner out the channel, checked every inch. I did not break during the installation but only after a year or so in place. I noticed the separation along the left edge!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2020, 04:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By FrankWest
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By FrankWest
Re: supplier of 1933-34 Ford Windshield Rubber

the rubber that tore apart was purchased from Bob Drake. I am surprise because Dakes carries quality stuff..Maybe it was just from a bad batch.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By FrankWest
Re: supplier of 1933-34 Ford Windshield Rubber

I tried to superglue the separated area and it held for about 2 hours. I guess the tension was too much for the glue. Do you think jb weld would hold better than superglue. It is hard to glue to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By FrankWest
supplier of 1933-34 Ford Windshield Rubber

looking to replace my existing one that split apart.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,008
Posted By FrankWest
Re: New Engine Oil Change

oil is cheap, a new engine is not....Change the oil very frequently,,add MMO too.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,295
Posted By FrankWest
Re: Passenger door opens while driving '30 A

4 suicide doors, what a way to go.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,295
Posted By FrankWest
Re: Passenger door opens while driving '30 A

my cousin married a nasty and bad mechanic that had the passenger side of his car door tied with rope, funny. Never forgot it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By FrankWest
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By FrankWest
removing distrubutor shaft

Is there a way to remove the distributor shaft without messing up the timing? I am thinking of replacing my head gasket.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By FrankWest
Re: 1933 model b pops out of 3 gear into neutral

Thanks..sounds like a great starting point. I have to find my van Pelts transmission book..
It has been a while since I looked at it. I am hoping that it is something I can replace, without removing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By FrankWest
1933 model b pops out of 3 gear into neutral

My car still pops out of 3 gear into neutral sometimes while driving.
Any suggestions?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 726
Posted By FrankWest
Re: Car transporter?

no one better fully enclosed, best guy you will ever meet.
Bill's Auto Works
Senior Member
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By FrankWest
Re: HELP with FENDER WELT on 34 Coupe

THis shop has changed hands but used to sell the original type weltting material
Now mike driskol that has the original type stuff

http://fordscript.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By FrankWest
Re: Car wax & car polish

remember classic car wax?
Is there something like this sold today?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,179
Posted By FrankWest
Re: engine photos

When do you decide if you should put CAPS on the stud nuts?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,116
Posted By FrankWest
Re: 6V red top optima battery

amazon has them,,expensive
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By FrankWest
Re: original 1933 color engine photos

excellent photos..that looks like the real thing.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By FrankWest
Re: original 1933 color engine photos

For every one that enters their cars in a show competition. What does the manual say about proper engine color?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,179
Posted By FrankWest
Re: engine photos

Engines are fantastic....I love em...
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