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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 frame horn covers

This sounds like a straightforward question that should have a straightforward answer, but '32 frame horn covers are anything but straightforward as there are six distinctly different versions of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 Ford Clutch Adjustment

The original starting point is with the pedal at rest against the rubber bumper on the underside of the lower steel #1 floorboard plate as Terry indicates.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By DavidG
Smile Re: 33-34 Clutch Release Arm Question

With respect, I'll leave it up to you decide. Which do you think is more accurate, the 1934 edition of the chassis parts catalog (which I used) or the one published fifteen years later that you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By DavidG
Re: 33-34 Clutch Release Arm Question

Only four-cylinder components that were unique to commercial vehicles have a 46-prefix part number. Those four-cylinder components used on both passenger cars and commercial vehicles used the 40...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 Ford horn needing to make it 12 volt

Maybe, maybe not if his horn is the later '32 vibrator type and not the early motor-driven type like Model A horns.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By DavidG
Re: 33-34 Clutch Release Arm Question

Unfortunately, that informative lineup of clutch release arms in the photo is missing two, namely BB-7511 which conforms to 18-7511, except it is curved to achieve the offset, not kinked. The other...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 ford pickup GVWR.

Ford did not publish a GVWR for '32 commercial vehicles, but if they did it sure as hell would not have been 2,579 pounds for the pickup given that the Ford-published shipping weight (no coolant or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By DavidG
Re: which comes first...the windshield or the rubber seal

Actually, I have noticed, but I'm far away from my old car stuff until late March and I haven't got to the point of installing the windshield frame in the cabriolet that I'm restoring. So relying...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2021, 05:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 617
Posted By DavidG
Re: Water Pump

Mike,

Please do not throw away any original '32-34 water pumps or original '35 or '36 right side pumps.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,155
Posted By DavidG
Re: Hagerty insurance ?

There seems to be a basic misunderstanding about the roles Hagerty and J.C.Taylor play in this process. Neither of them is an insurance company, they are insurance agents and your underlying insurer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1933-34 Speedometer Gear Case

The gear cases are the same 1930-34+.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,181
Posted By DavidG
Re: Sourcing Lebaron Bonney parts

I second that motion regarding SMS.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 Ford rumble lid

The hinges are pins and reinforcing plates and common with standard roadsters and standard coupes without rumble seats and are available in reproduction form, including from Brookville. Likely they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 Ford

And not just a little bit different.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By DavidG
Re: 32 3w questions

Yes, regarding the cotton material used to line the glove box.


If by back of the door you mean the garnish moldings around the window openings, the answer is both yes and no. Two grain patterns...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By DavidG
Re: 32 3W rear window drain pan

Restorations Specialties and Supply in PA have at least a half a dozen varieties of the seal you are seeking for sale by the foot. It was also used on the sides of the '36 and '37 radiators.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By DavidG
Re: 34 ford fender welting

it runs from side to side in one piecee and is attached to the transition piece between the fenders directly below the peak of the bottom of the grille with a binding head screw.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,417
Posted By DavidG
Re: What are the advantages of upgrading to Hydraulic Braks

I think that part of the attraction of hydraulic brakes is a lack of understanding what constitutes a good mechanical brake system and what is required to maintain its efficiency. There have been...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1933 Rear Tire carrier

Trevor,


With the exception of the brackets that attach to the bar, the rack itself in your photos appears to be the same as the '32 Australian version.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1933 Rear Tire carrier

Take a look at Trevor's photo in #6 above, and I believe that you will conclude that what you have is the same bar as in that photo. As stated above elsewhere, that bar is for the folding luggage...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 05:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 973
Posted By DavidG
Re: 32 winterfront

Super photo!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1936 Ford Roadster Wind Wing Installation

Make sure that the rubber pads that you ordered are completely rid of the release agent used when molding rubber parts. It's slippery and negates the friction characteristics of the rubber. I'd...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 973
Posted By DavidG
Re: 32 winterfront

Keith,


My sentiments exactly, on both the winterfront and hood. Robert's correct about them making good trading material.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 973
Posted By DavidG
Re: 32 winterfront

The Nevada-plated car is Doug Clem's, a friend of the Meyer's family.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,341
Posted By DavidG
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