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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: Need a referrence

One thing they don't tell you, is if you use F1 shock mounts in the manner described in the book, and decide to put your headlights on the same mount, is that they will bounce around so much that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,183
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: September/October V8 Times

I just got my copy today, October 26th, it takes a little longer to arrive by dog sled!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,636
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: 97/48

Did some research on this car and it topped 250 mph in 1952( with only two flatheads), and was retired in 1957 when it reached a top speed of 270 mph.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,340
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: Ford or Mercury Engine?

There is a 47 Merc truck here, I looked at it close and it appears to have a Ford engine. Of course it could have been changed. On another note, I've sen a lot of Merc engines in heavy duty trucks...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,529
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: Looking for a " Garnish moulding painter"

I think Honest Charlie Speed Shop has someone who does the woodgraining.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,599
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: lower radiator hose

Got a part number for those?
The Carquest ones I have work good, but make sure your belt is tight, mine got a little loose and the slop was just enough to start cutting into the bottom hose.
Not a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,412
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: Swap Meet, Alameda, CA October 24th

Man, I sure do miss going to swap meets. There aren't any here, and not enough old Ford folks to have one. And I just can't see spending $$$$ in air fare just to go to one. I love seeing the pictures...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,636
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: 97/48

Wow! Three flatheads, I'll bet that was something to see it run.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,391
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: Rotella Oil

We use it in all our fleet maintenance of semi's.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,599
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: lower radiator hose

Carquest 21236 radiator hose, it is a moulded hose, and it has a spot in it that has the right jog. Just cut off the part you need. Worked great for my AV8.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,983
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: picked up a 1935 pickup project

Is your spare cab a 39 as well?
Wondering if your going to try a repair the roof damage , or replace the whole cab.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,607
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: ID This Grille Please

Almost looks like a COE or one ton grille.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,746
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: Painting cast head

Another good option for plug holes are silicone plugs, they are inexpensive and reusable.. Available at powder coating supply houses( such as Eastwood ). I have a whole kit that works well for all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,022
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: I am looking for someone who owns a 1942-47 Ford 1 ton or larger pickup truck.

Get ahold of GB Sisson, he's got a half a dozen of em.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,583
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: A-V8 steering caster

37-41 bones will work just fine for an AV8. I have them on mine. Welded seam to the top mines set at 6.6 degrees caster.
Model a crossmember in a 32 frame. I canted it back a few degrees before...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,749
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: Truck based woody

Mock ups are good, gives you an idea of what the end result will look like. And this one looks like it will turn out great!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,700
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: I've changed my evil ways after watching this

That was really good! Loved seeing all the cars, and a movie without all the modern acceptable content.
Kinda reminded me of Leave it to Beaver, he always learned a lesson.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,754
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: V8 on top of 12oz aluminum can of Coors

I always thought the emblem was at the bottom of the can! I'm still looking!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: Ospho bath for rusted parts

One of our club members here use to brush that stuff on body parts. It took several coats, but worked well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,293
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: Hot Rod

Pretty neat! I remember some of those cars from when I was a kid. I'm sure I built more than one of them as a model.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: hard top in a 31 model A coupe

Go on the HAMB, there are lots of guys that have done just that. Probably a tech article on it as well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,620
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: Winter storage - X rodents

What you need is a good mouser!
I had a Persian that would bring home every shrew, mouse, bird and the occasional snowshoe hare. Now that he's gone their taking over again.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,470
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: Helping Identifying a wiper bushing

Bob Drake has them for his wiper kits , he may sell them separately.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,398
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: rear radius rod placement

I did just the opposite, I took 37 rear bones and shortened them to match the 15 or so inches I had to remove to get the 37 torque tube to fit the 32 frame.
And if you've ever cut a torque tube in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,910
Posted By Ralph Moore
Re: Five buck wide five. Some times you get lucky.

Another set of beautiful wide fives.
And a sweet car to boot!
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