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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
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) Yesterday, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
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: 447
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: 256
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: 539
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: 942
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: 673
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: 2,839
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: 286
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: 415
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: 415
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: 2,964
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: 2,964
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: 2,964
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: 533
Views: 34,631
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: 366
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: 307
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: 1,823
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: 1,823
Posted By flatford8
Re: Flat head horde

I agree with KiWinUS. Buy them all. Taking them apart is like Christmas morning....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,449
Posted By flatford8
Re: USPS strikes again destruction of packages

I haul bulk mail as a part time job. The increase in the amount of packages being shipped is crazy. But, they charge a fee for each one, each one should get delivered intact and reasonably on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,490
Posted By flatford8
Re: One that came home today :)

Congrats!.....beautiful car!......cars of the 30’s-40’s-50’s.....were such a work of art....Mark
PS I type to slow....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,854
Posted By flatford8
Re: Forum Software Change and more

Okay….. now you’re just showing off !!!….. LOL….. how are things in TEXAS Dick ??….. Mark
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