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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By rockfla
Re: Any tired and true method or suggestions

BOBH


Im thinking I might pull the hoses and water pumps, make a couple of blank off plates and just doing the block by itself......MY radiator still looks nice and clean through the filler neck...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By rockfla
Re: Any tired and true method or suggestions

How long should the vinegar be left in AND does that go for the Radiator too?? OR remove the hoses and block off the block?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By rockfla
Re: Any tired and true method or suggestions

Tim


Did you use it in conjunction with any cleaner/flush type product?? I would assume it would work best to fill the system with water and drive it to get it to operating temperature THEN...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By rockfla
Any tired and true method or suggestions

I need to FLUSH out the cooling system. The radiator was cleaned and checked about 2-1/2 years ago BUT overt the last two years I noticed that my coolant was getting more "brown" than staying...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2022, 12:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,463
Posted By rockfla
Re: The Ron Thorne Collection

TJ


Look at post #12, I posted a few pictures......"maybe" a folkstone grey 40 behind the "modern" T-Bird. ANYWAY sorry our paths didn't cross. FUNNY, everyone is "WOW-ing" over but just a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2022, 07:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,463
Posted By rockfla
Re: The Ron Thorne Collection

Ebay especially!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2022, 04:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,676
Posted By rockfla
Re: Bought parts on the Barn

Krylon32


Possibly you might contact the local PD and speak to a detective in his local town....."maybe" he would go pay him a face to face visit. I say this because this is "exactly" what...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2022, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 975
Posted By rockfla
Re: Knowing left from right??

Leadfoot4U


Isn't that why the EFV8 club has Concours, Touring & Rouge classes? Doesn't touring fit the bill for what you are saying......Allowing for certain "modern day" parts, adaptions etc...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,977
Posted By rockfla
Re: Ď32 a400

Sheldon

Was that the B400 you and I talked about that was for sale on Ebay? I seem to remember that B400 4cyl in Hawaii on Ebay for sale in the mid/late 1990's??


Keith
Interesting on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,004
Posted By rockfla
Re: 32 3w

IF anyone has samples of the "oval" peddle pads I can have some made.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,977
Posted By rockfla
Re: Ď32 a400

Perhaps the "tale" told of the "33 block" (as installed at the factory) is MORE believable (for me) IF said B400 had been assembled "overseas" as opposed to here in the USA and "exported". Obviously...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 975
Posted By rockfla
Re: Knowing left from right??

Leadfoot4U


Thank goodness for FordBarn and Especially someone like "DavidG". As you see...his knowledge is beyond valuable AND is not only backed by years and years of research BUT ALSO years...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2022, 04:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,258
Posted By rockfla
Re: Opinion on a 36LB motor

Tony, I think you and I are one in the same. Same person!!!! I "may" need to get a phone number so I can "maybe" text you pictures and info so you can give me a thumbs up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,258
Posted By rockfla
Re: Opinion on a 36LB motor

RIGHT??? Even being an LB I myself wouldn't want to gamble much!!! But a friend in "NEED"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2022, 03:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,258
Posted By rockfla
Opinion on a 36LB motor

What would a consensus value be for a 36LB engine....Complete but otherwise unknown condition.... FAIR offer/price??

Thanks
Rockfla
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1933 Ford 4 Cylinder Questions

CA victoria


There is NO need to "shorten" the shaft on the water pump IF you have the 33-34 short snout water pump. You can get a complete rebuild kit including a new empeller from Renner's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2022, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,635
Posted By rockfla
Re: My '34 Won't Turnover

tomkc1
Remember your 6V systems NEED cables for 6V, NOT 12V SO in the future the cables needed are MUCH bigger than 12V cables. That is ONE of the main reasons your cable gets hot is TOO SMALL of a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2022, 04:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 835
Posted By rockfla
Re: Canít find the wiper switch!

ALSO check the vacuum hose "supplying" the wiper motor from under the hood, you will most likely find it cracked and leaking THUS "NO" wipers....you might replace that hose before you try the wipers...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2022, 07:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,463
Posted By rockfla
Re: The Ron Thorne Collection

Where's "TJ"??? NOT seeing a "37"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By rockfla
Re: Dodge hubcap ID? (sorry)

Thanks Tomcarman, I dodge the question originally......Hey Mike....another good source for looking for info like this is Conceptcarz.com. Daniel has a dash board up top of the alphabet and IF you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,463
Posted By rockfla
Re: The Ron Thorne Collection

TJ
Did you drive your Coupe there??? I have a bunch of photos of the cars on Ron's baseball field but didn't see your car???


Rockfla
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2022, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,004
Posted By rockfla
Re: 32 3w

NOT sure IF you have followed the tread on here on 32 3-Windows and getting all of the body numbers they can of what you listed.....IF not you can search that thread on here and add your body number...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2022, 07:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,463
Posted By rockfla
Re: The Ron Thorne Collection

I was fortunate to see the whole collection prior to the 2005 Western National and also prior to his first liquidation/sell off. It was quite the collection for sure!! I have plenty of photos from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By rockfla
Re: Mystery Splash Pan - What is it off?

It's 39 Mercury with the flanges cut. Here is the one on my Mercury for now!!! Sorry my IPhone turns the picture but the side shots are the left side. Although just noticed mine shows an extra...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 920
Posted By rockfla
Re: Ready for Work.

5 - Saturday's and 1- Sunday!!!
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