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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By flatford8
Re: New Guy with a 38 Pickup

Condolences on your losing your dad.....when your cruising down the road ......I'm sure his smile is as big as yours !!!......the “Welcome Home “ movie marquee is very appropriate. Welcome to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By flatford8
Re: Leaf Tour In The Merc

Thanks for the ride Ralph!!.....I’ll bet the ‘Ol Merc liked getting her “legs stretched” on the blacktop road. The Maples in the wet spots are really turning red around Southern Maine.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By flatford8
Re: 2022 Great Race

The 38-39 pickup in the posted pics has a split windshield......that cab should be from ‘37...right?...........Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By flatford8
Re: Vintage ford cloth patches

Was the article in the V8 Times ?.......you got my memory trying to work !........Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By flatford8
Re: Vintage ford cloth patches

I have a few of these but no idea how to date them. Font,design or material used maybe?.........Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By flatford8
Re: ID year of engine? 49-50 or 51-53

Contact Mike @ Thirdgenauto or Mac @ vanpeltsales.com. They’ll know how to help you….Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2021, 05:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By flatford8
Re: 40 Ford Radio Conversion

Classic Radio in Kansas.
Classic Auto Electric, LLC 401 N. Carrie Street McPherson, KS 67460
Telephone: 620-241-6927
Joe@ClassicAutoElectric.com
Joe has done work for me twice. Very pleased both...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By flatford8
Re: 3- 97's Installed

I gave Walt a t-shirt that had a Flathead on it with four carbs........Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 959
Posted By flatford8
Re: ‘52 Flathead crankshaft end play

I agree with the ring gear might be scraping the starter plate. The bushing picture looks like the input shaft is to tight against it. What kind of adapter are you using?.......Mark
You also type...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 677
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1932 Wiring - Original??

Sorry......, I know little to nothing about ‘32 wiring.....,but I do know the expression on that little guys face behind the wheel is.....absolutely, 100% friggin’ priceless!!!!!.....you got a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 638
Posted By flatford8
Re: '37 Touring bus

Great story!!….. but wouldn’t the motor be an 85 HP 221?….. Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,842
Posted By flatford8
Re: A bomb hoist for the rear bumper

Your hoist will save the ‘ol back for a few more years!.....looks good Gary !!......leaves are starting to change in New England......hope you and the family are well !!!........Mark, from way over...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By flatford8
Re: How many characters in '50 ford vin

These are from the 49-50-51 Ford book.........Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By flatford8
Re: Charlie in New York Computer & Phone is down

Charley does ignitions,carbs, transmissions and is a man I hope to sit down and have a cold beverage with someday. But, that goes for a lot of people on here…
…. Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By flatford8
Re: Charlie in New York Computer & Phone is down

Is it a blown Power Valve…..maybe a dirty needle and seat???…….Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By flatford8
Re: Vacuum Gauge Question

Thanks guys!! These aren’t special, just stuff I’ve collected and I’m trying lighten the load…… Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By flatford8
Vacuum Gauge Question

I was digging thru boxes of stuff I’ve collected and found two vacuum gauges, but neither one is zeroed out. If they don’t start at zero they’re junk, right?......
Thanks, Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,968
Posted By flatford8
Re: Yes,there IS such a critter as a factory FOM flat 6 Ford!

Nice!…. The choice between a Vicky and a Coupe…..your fortunate!…..I drive a ‘50 Fordor almost daily from April till the first sign of snow and I’m still working on a ‘51 Tudor. I think Shoeboxes are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,968
Posted By flatford8
Re: Yes,there IS such a critter as a factory FOM flat 6 Ford!

Wow!…..sorry this thread took such a bad turn….I like learning about the oddities of Ford Land…..
Lazarus: We PM’d back and forth quite awhile ago….I’d like to see picks of the Vicky….take care and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2021, 03:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,968
Posted By flatford8
Re: Yes,there IS such a critter as a factory FOM flat 6 Ford!

The part I didn’t get was “FOM”.......so it’s Ford-O-Matic ......right? ......good luck with your project!!...........Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 35,222
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

“Stay tuned I may drag all of you through a very messy, non typical, old school, farmer approched, rigged, old engine refurb! ”
Uncle Jack is watching.......with a BIG smile........Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2021, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By flatford8
Re: ID a 50's flathead

Mac Vanpelts website. “vanpeltsales.com”. Click on Engine ID in the blue tool bar at the top of the page. Tons of free info on this site.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By flatford8
Re: 53 radiator up-to-snuff?

If your running an auto trans, you’ll probably have to mount a trans cooler …… Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,829
Posted By flatford8
Re: Flat head horde

Ya $200 each is a lot when buying more than one. If nobody buys them I don’t think he’ll get close to that for scrap weight.....to bad, everybody needs a few to play with!....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,829
Posted By flatford8
Re: Flat head horde

I agree with KiWinUS. Buy them all. Taking them apart is like Christmas morning....Mark
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