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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,618
Posted By TagMan
Re: Found Very Concerning Issue

I had a '37 that spit a bit (tablesoon or so) of water upon a cold start every time during the 27-years I owned it. I drove that car 2- to 3,000 every year with dozens of starts each year and the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,730
Posted By TagMan
Re: Rust Oleum spray cans

I always fill a small pan halfway up with hot, tap water and set the can in it for 15-minutes prior to use. After the 25-minutes is up, I shake the can vigorously for one full minute, then spray. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 830
Posted By TagMan
Re: Car lift

Do you REALLY want to work under a low price, probably imported, car lift with a 3000 pound-plus car on it ? I've had a BackYard Buddy lift for 25 years and have never had a problem with it, use it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By TagMan
Re: S-10 transmission on a flathead

Not really a "on topic" question for this board, but you might want to do a search on the subject.

As an alternative, check out HAMB. There's a ton of information over there about this very...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By TagMan
Re: 1935/36 roof tack strip

Great informaion, gentlemen ! I will refer to it many times as I install the top in my 3w, I'm sure. Thank y'all.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By TagMan
Re: 1935/36 roof tack strip

Don Rogers, any chance of you posting a picture of the top seal diagram above, in a larger format ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By TagMan
Re: 1935/36 roof tack strip

I don't recall removing a tack strip when I removed the soft top from my '36 about 10-years ago. As I recall, the top material is just held in place by the rubber gasket. Haven't got to installing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,528
Posted By TagMan
Re: Lathe with 3 Ford transmissions in Iowa

Couple of pics of a small Brainerd horizontal mill (ca. 1905-1915) I had up to a few years ago when I donated it to the Transportation Museum in Rochester, NY. Someone in the past had nicely added a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,329
Posted By TagMan
Re: Silicone brake fluid

I ran DOT5 in an off topic car since 1986 with no problems.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By TagMan
Re: 1936 Doors and Fenders

According to my copy of the Hollander Interchange Manual (16th edition), the doors from the Fordor do not interchange with the 5w Coupe, nor do any other models interchange with the Fordor. Doors on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By TagMan
Re: Brakes big shoe in front or back

I've always been told the the shorter shoe is the lead shoe and goes to the front and the long shoe to the rear.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By TagMan
Re: mice

I saw a mouse in my shop. Went to our local Tractor Supply store and bought a couple of sticky traps. Just a 4" x 6" piece of cardboard with a super sticky material on one side. I stuck one sheet...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,494
Posted By TagMan
Re: 1937 Flathead lost bolt... Help!

Ask your wife to take a look for it. Mine usually finds a lost item in about 12 seconds, after I'd been looking for it for an hour or two. She just hands it to me without saying a word and walks...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,587
Posted By TagMan
Re: Dont do this !!!

With all due respect, if you're retiring and no one is carrying on your business, the lifetime warranty is over, isn't it?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By TagMan
Re: 1933 ford wheel base

My '37 Chevy had a 112" wheel base, as is my '36 Ford. I would imagine that was typical for cars in that price range.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By TagMan
Re: 1935 Coupe trunk hinge disassembly

If I remember correctly, on my '36 3W coupe, the pin has a grove concentric to the pin diameter on one end and has a circlip or snap ring in the groove, preventing the pin from comming out. Remove...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,245
Posted By TagMan
Re: Step x Step = Posting Pictures

Not trying to hi-jack this tread, but thought I'd add the process I use from a PC. Hope this isn't take the wrong way.

I don’t like to do a lot of on my cell phone and would rather use my desk...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,717
Posted By TagMan
Re: Batter Tender

I have two 12v Battery Tenders and one 6v, which I've had for 25+ years. The 12v ones are only about 15-years old. All are working fine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 973
Posted By TagMan
Re: Happy Thanksgiving to all!

And to all y'all !

From 1910:
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49137827771_3aa2de26c6_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hS9dg6)Thanksgiving (https://flic.kr/p/2hS9dg6) by TagMan...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,271
Posted By TagMan
Re: Brake light pressure switch

I had an original GM switch from a 1937 C*******T in a coupe I owned from 1991 until I sold it last year. I had DOT5 in it since I bought it and changed the brake fluid once in all that time, about...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,189
Posted By TagMan
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,259
Posted By TagMan
Re: Ropy Nacewicz Hardware business reopen date

Roy would be thrilled, I think, that his business is going on to help keep our cars preservation, even if he couldn't be here to do so.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,797
Posted By TagMan
Re: I just ordered one.

Great video - thanks for posting it.

It appears that the gal is having trouble shifting (about the 9'43" mark on the video). Looks like she finally gave up and drove in neutral !
Wonder how...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,450
Posted By TagMan
Re: production of 36 3 windows vs 5 windows

rustythmb is correct. I relocated the the seats tracks back a couple of badly needed inches. Worked great for me.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By TagMan
Re: 1936 hood alignment

As far as the 'vertical' misalignments, I would loosen all of any bolts holding front fenders & running boards and shift fenders until you get the, as close as possible and then slowly tighten them...
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