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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 441
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Media blast?

DO NOT USE CONCRETE BLOCKS to support your vehicle,

they are extremely weak in the direction shown in your picture. Use wood instead or get taller jack stands.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,055
Posted By Zeke3
Re: At my age why do I bring these things home?

Besides, you need something to clutter up that spotless looking shop.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 357
Posted By Zeke3
Re: 60HP vs 85HP generator and coil

Lawson, the 1937 parts book shows the coils are the same between the two size engines and the generators are different part numbers.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,284
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Bradley Floor Pans - Is It Still in Business?

I would like to do an old fashioned transaction, face to face.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Zeke3
Re: 1935 Ford Frame

On my 1937 chassis, I used the hole pattern from the right hand X member to locate the oval hole for the pedals on the left side after repairs. Three of the pedal bracket mounting holes still...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,284
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Bradley Floor Pans - Is It Still in Business?

That is the contact number listed on his website also. I tried calling that number recently and get the message that the number has been disconnected. I haven't tried the e-mail route yet. I would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Backing plate adjusters

You should replace the whole backing plate rather than trying to replace the adjusters. The backing plates are pretty common and reasonably priced.
Contact username 40fords, he had a posting not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By Zeke3
Re: rear rope seal

If you take the oil pan off, I would recommend that you change the expansion plugs on the oil pan gasket surface. There are four of them and they rot from the inside out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,855
Posted By Zeke3
Re: 36' rear tail pan repair

Your repairs are looking great, keep up the good work. Thanks for the inspiration. I have many similar repairs to make on my 37 coupe. I should go ahead and buy the repair panels and get with it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,057
Posted By Zeke3
Re: My next adventure

I have a 1937 5 window coupe. I was able to remove the entire steering box and column assembly out through the car with the steering wheel installed. The seat was not attached to the floor and the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 807
Posted By Zeke3
Re: 1936 Ford Pickup daily driver project

Great looking truck Michael. That color looks a lot like the color used on Navy vehicles back when I served. I don't know if they still use that color today. The pace of completing this project is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Cracked Valve Seat

Here is a link to a recent discussion on valve seat inserts. Replacing shouldn't be an issue for a competent machine shop.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Cleaning aircraft aluminum

Clem, I think we need a little more information about what you are trying to do. Have you tried a naval jelly for aluminum product?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By Zeke3
Re: F-1 Wiring Harness Covering

The Brillman Company carries the cloth impregnated loom material in various lengths and sizes.
https://brillman.com/?s=loom&post_type=product
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Replacement panel sections

Sounds like you should contact Newc, he might have some possible donors before sending to the scrapper.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,895
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Covid excuse to play hookey

GB, thanks for the pictures and the story, sounds like a great vacation and the wagon looks very capable for the trip.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 730
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Flathead Manifold - What does it fit

Welcome to the barn, that is a great looking coupe.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By Zeke3
Re: 1939 clutch release shaft arm

Check with barnfind08, I got one for a 37 from him.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By Zeke3
Re: 45 Ford Choke and Throttle linkage help

Based on the photo you added, the linkage shown would attach directly to the carburetor choke and throttle lever balls.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Frame cut outs on my 39 pickup right along the side where the running board stops

There are no cutouts in the frame for the cable actuated mechanical brakes used on Ford passenger cars and 1/2 ton commercial chassis in 1937 and 1938. The cables were routed below the frame to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Merc crank clean out plugs

The nominal OD of a 3/8" pipe is 0.675" and the tap drill size for 3/8" NPT threads is 37/64", so the 3/8" pipe plugs might work for your application.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 660
Posted By Zeke3
Re: 5 months til 100

Best wishes to you and your mom. Glad to see her enjoying your beautiful old Ford. Be sure to remind us when her birthday rolls around.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,426
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Flathead Timing Gear Failure?

Back in the mid '60s I had a 52 Merc flathead in my car and I am pretty sure the cam gear failed in it. I was driving about 35 mph and all of a sudden there was a noise and the engine quit running...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Bushings and reamers ***thread to end all threads*** add your knowledge

For the clutch cross shaft, I used a brake wheel cylinder hone as Mac suggested above. It did not take very long to get a satisfactory fit on my trans housing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Rebuilt coil back from Skip Haney (41)

I thought GM was his apprentice, or at least his Marketing Department.:)
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