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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Transmission & Banjo Oil Changes - A must do!

I have been using the STA-Lube 85W/90 api-GL-4, the nice thing about it most all your parts stores have it and can use it in my T and the 39 & 77 P/U's.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-10-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By 39portlander
The Brass Works

New flat tube mounted between the rails, a work of art.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-10-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Split rim galvanizing

Tires mounted and ready for the road. These Lesters were very easy to mount to the rims. Doing in the spring sunshine helped:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-24-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,658
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Joes antique auto parts

Joe's for V8's and you Model A folks might want to check out Mike's "A" Ford-able Maysville GA, look for those wacky weekly specials:D
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-21-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Pedals & Bands....

Got the transmission cover back on and installed the oil level gauge, thanks Tim Morsher aka drop-a-cent.

Don't let the You-hou videos fool you, after installing the newly relined bands setting...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-18-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By 39portlander
Pedals & Bands....

Got the hogs head back together and the new Kevlar bands installed, will get things all together in the a.m. with the Patriots day off.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,637
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Car wash bucket....

You just might "hear" about this thread on the radio someday.

Mothers, Mequiars...the three stooges & turtle wax. Mixing Vodka and fruit to wash my car...now that sounds like a country song.
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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-17-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Thank you Snyder's antique...

Yes, universal tire out of stock and most others the same or back ordered.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-16-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By 39portlander
Thank you Snyder's antique...

Well a nice surprise when I got home, 21" rubber stem tubes. I just might get those new Lester's mounted on the split rims this weekend afterall:D

Thankfully Snyder's had these in stock.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,637
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Car wash bucket....

Knowledge is knowing tomato is a fruit, wisdom is not putting them in a fruit salad:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,469
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Electric steering

Thanks for the update. Pete I like how your dash, seat, steering wheel and door covers match. It's kinda "giraffe':D

Nice to get and update from time to time to the thousands of threads here on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,637
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Car wash bucket....

Hey thanks Lawson, you are always good for an LOL. I think of that old quote you had about tomatoes all the time:D

I just threw out some old Simonize and cleaning products, found it in a garage...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-14-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Model T & A Era Only Car Show & Swap Meet

Good for you holding an event and showing that some folks still have a SPINE, would be down with my T but have much to get done with wheels and the hogshead.

Here in Maine the only folks currently...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,637
Posted By 39portlander
Car wash bucket....

I have a slight headache looking @ the different available WASH/WAX products today. This is kind of like an Oil question but not really as today's wax has some good results with our older paint.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,544
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Synthetic Oil?

Thoughts....I love it, I get a good chuckle and grin when we talk about oil. I love the stories, back and forth on this subject. I'm a regular 20W50 guy:rolleyes:

Honestly fellas, if we keep the...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-09-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Split rim galvanizing

Got the new set of Lesters the other day, waiting for my rubber stem tubes to come in.

Not quite a dozen, the left set of rims are new to me McLarens and the set to the right are my original...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By 39portlander
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-03-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Split rim galvanizing

About $490.00 for the 11 rims that fell under to 1000lb limit. The coating came out great, should get my tubes/tires wednesday that will give me time to free up the little pivot rim lock tab...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-02-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By 39portlander
Split rim galvanizing

A shout out for Duncan galvanizing in Everett MA who coated my pictured split rims. Dropped off last Friday and picked up this a.m. nice job and quick turn around time.

Duncan Galvanizing
69...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,275
Posted By 39portlander
Re: TIG welder recomendations

Go check out welding tips & tricks.com, Miller/Lincoln/ect. dah skills are in dah hands as my old welding instructor youstah say:D

I'm a fairly good Mig guy and have a Miller, they just had a good...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By 39portlander
Not enough power up hills....

Picked up a nice 32 barn find that started and drove good except when going up slight inclines or hills.

I was only able to buy this as the previous owner claimed "it was half off" the asking...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 829
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Flathead Ford Related Museums?

Ray did you mention food? When in the Detroit area get over to SLOWS BBQ, its worth the wait.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 829
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Flathead Ford Related Museums?

I loved the Gilmore, more for the other makes/models. The Franklins are a must see.

When we were in Mich.a trip out to Frankenmuth was a nice "not car related" adventure day.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 829
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Flathead Ford Related Museums?

Early Ford foundation in Auburn Indiana, and two in Mich The Henry Ford in Dearborn also the Gilmore in Hickory Corners.

It would be nice to visit us here in Vacationland...The Owls head museum is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,734
Posted By 39portlander
Re: 3 bolt to 2 bolt distributor adapter

Some pictures of my adapter on the "pigpen", will get it mailed out to you Jake.

Makes it especially nice knowing it will contribute to keeping a Walt Dupont built Flathead running again:D
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