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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 09:06 AM
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Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Accelerator foot rest

nice and clean.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By Clem Clement
Accelerator foot rest

While driving my '39 pickup, I'm not smooth with my gas petal applications. I'm 6';3". I try and turn my right foot sideways to use the foot rest to no avail. This works well in my 30 Model A. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,169
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Use of Slip plate to lube springs

I had a nice trip for gas in the '39 Pickup. I think the springs are a little softer.
I also upgraded a used shock.

I wanted to try another idea: I had a 1/2 load of Corn head grease in a manual...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: rear end oil

Is it GL4?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 441
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Brake Adjustment

Stay with it. You can do it. You will feel so good when you get it right..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 03:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,169
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Use of Slip plate to lube springs

I sprayed Slip plate on the springs. I hung newspaper from the car to reduce over spray. I did find a piece of the tin spring covers between leaves?? Did the 39 pickup have spring covers?

I don't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 02:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: selling a car to someone in Sweden

A guy here does that professionally. He is a club member and a personal friend. I gave him my '29 Packard and he detailed it and hustled it worldwide. I did nothing. It was stopped at our border for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Here is a good one ? door swimming pool..

After a couple hunreed beeeerz, I had plenty of fire extinguisher fluid. I will say that '54 Merc would tear up the highway. I converted her from automatic to stick shift OD. I had it nosed and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Here is a good one ? door swimming pool..

What ever I have had, the doors have rains. Since the skin raps around the bottom, I clean out the bottom areas an then add used to reduce resting. Sometimes I have found rubber plugs in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,169
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Use of Slip plate to lube springs

I just received fifth wheel lube in a tube and a version in a rattle can. I will report how the application process works.
Clem
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: The national Museum of the US Army

The Aberdeen Proving Grounds tanks(most of them) Went to Ft. Polk Va and are now at/headed to Ft Belvoir
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By Clem Clement
The national Museum of the US Army

https://www.thenmusa.org/

The National Museum of the US Army open Veterans Day, November 11, 2020.
Certainly will be a good place to visit.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By Clem Clement
The National Museum of the US Army

https://www.thenmusa.org/

The National museum of the US Army opens Veterans Day, November 11, 2020.
Should be a great place to visit!
Clem
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 02:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,624
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: First 100 Miles!!! Or a touch more. My '39 Pickup

Is the '37 considered a barrel nose pickup?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 02:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By Clem Clement
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Need a good Suggestion on what to do

you could cover the board with colored burlap and glue the plaques and stuff on it. Put is where you can see it every day and remember your Dad as well
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,176
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Where Do You Find Your Ford Parts

Bratton's has mostly Model A parts, but some parts interchange.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,152
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: 1941 instrument panel

I trust you don't drive with all those keys aboard I assume that is the key ring for all your old cars. In the Model A world the ignition suffers from too much weight on the ign switch.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Best way to tie down the top of a 1929 Phaeton

I have a friend who trailered a 31 with the to up. Destroyed it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 727
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Spring clamp torque value?

Love ya "Lawson!!! "
TLAR" -That Looks About Right
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,169
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Use of Slip plate to lube springs

Thanks. You all are most helpful
Be safe
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 12:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,169
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Use of Slip plate to lube springs

I started this thread in part, because the springs on my fully restored 40 Merc squawk. They have the tin covering. How do I lube them? I have the special nipple and nut extender on the spring bolt....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,169
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Use of Slip plate to lube springs

I'm learning so much! Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By Clem Clement
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,169
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Use of Slip plate to lube springs

thanks for the conformation.


I am a previous owner of a 29 Packard. She had the Beiseu(Sp.?) lube system. 32 fittings were tubed together and each line had a filter at the end. Several sizes...
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