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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 203
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: My first dumb question

An 8BA is the latest, and last iteration of Ford flathead engine, in passenger cars from 1949 thru 1953 (1954 in Canada). Welcome aboard! DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Another sad loss

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How sad! Good guy, for sure! And a beautiful cabriolet....Prayers! DD


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Oil hole on the back of the block

Use this 4-way with a "close", or short nipple into the block. DD

eBay Item #361468769649 as an example....$7 bucks!


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Brake Bleeding on 1940 Sedan

Monday Feb. 15th (two weeks ago) it was about 18-ish....a "monumentally Cool" day for us in Houston, for sure. It was that next day (Tuesday 16th) that got us....about 7 or so. That's nippy! Our...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Brake Bleeding on 1940 Sedan

That is a FACT! Certainly isn't worth the chance of brake fluid on your carpet, or God forbid....on any painted surface!! DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,623
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Engine removal '38 deluxe

Hey Will .....Ya know, for a young, 32-year-old, snotty-nosed kid, you're pretty damned intuitive and resourceful. It's so cool watching an enthusiastic young guy figuring-out methods on your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 34 starter switch

Starters, lights and switches are some of the things that function normally, no matter the polarity. Starters are either a permanent-magnet or a series-parallel wound motor, such that they will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,219
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1949 & 50 Merc oil pan question.

Hey "philo" .....Coopman here! Sorry about the question marks. Someone complained about the way I posted pics, so I removed them, with a comment or two. It only hurt folks like you that need the...
Forum: The Test Forum 02-28-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 90,661
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

DRAG LINK


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 713
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Drive through Chicago in the early Forties

I lived in New Orleans until '65. I remember seeing MANY of these NOPD 3-wheelers over the years, but never saw any with the dogs. These two pics were likely taken in 1961. Note that the cops are...
Forum: The Test Forum 02-27-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 90,661
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: The question of the day?

Do ya remember WHY folks went up hills backwards in Model Ts? DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 713
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Drive through Chicago in the early Forties

Here's your link! DD


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 713
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Drive through Chicago in the early Forties

Almost looks more like one of these early Harley police trikes with a box cobbled upon it. DD


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Forum: The Test Forum 02-27-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 90,661
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 972
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Brake drums

Actually, the "king pin inclination" does NOT change, although offsetting the rims outboard DOES put undue strain on the king pins (among other components) because of the leverage effect. What DOES...
Forum: The Test Forum 02-27-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 90,661
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

Scrub radius
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 41-48 distributor

A '41 distributor is a model "11A-" distributor and is the last of the 'diving helmet' dizzies....below!

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The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 713
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Drive through Chicago in the early Forties

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1936 Illinois plates in the first segment. Sign for "Times Square Motors" in the later segment. DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 703
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: What hub/drum assy do I have here?

You can use ANY hydraulic (Lockheed) Ford backing plate from 1939 thru 1948 along with ANY 1937 thru 1948 Ford 12" brake drum/hub assembly.

1937-'39 drums are of the wide-five (10-1/4") bolt...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 01:29 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,103
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

Lawson .....If you DO end-up being the winner, I BELIEVE the prize is a brand-new, heavy duty, full-size roll of toilet paper! DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 01:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1940 Ford Cluster Gear Question

How's this, Jim? DD


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 12:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 42-48 Ford Wheels

dono50 .....I probably can't take any credit for that sweet little ride. It belongs to my friend and fellow 'Barner "Heard", who lives and plays just southwest of Daytona Beach. I know he will...
Forum: The Test Forum 02-26-2021, 12:55 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 90,661
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Forum: The Test Forum 02-26-2021, 12:25 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 90,661
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: photo1-1-window

The Coop


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