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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,020
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Synthetic Oil?

In my experience this is true - over time it finds or makes leaks. Had a 2000 Honda that I ran synthetics oil in. After about 8 months I developed a leak that mechanics said was the rear made n seal...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 1940 Ford truck Paint type

Much of the old acrylic is no more I am told and it’s more urethane enamel now but still single stage. Regardless, I just shot my first vehicle with the cheap HF $18 paint gun and paint from TCP...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2021, 04:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,139
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Need to Share My Best Easter Ever

Great story, great hard work to have it running for him, but the memories are priceless. Great job!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Cartouche cardboard headliner for 36 pickup

I thought of putting in a cardboard headliner in my not-so-stock 40 pickup but I went rogue instead ....

Just teasing - when installed nicely, the cardboard headliner really looks good. But here...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Private North Carolina Ford Two Generation Legacy Collection

Thanks for the vids - nice to see private collections like this one. Shows what turns people’s cranks in our different world. Glad I have not seen this one in person - the last two private...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,531
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Fordbarn Shirt, Poster

Shirts and hats would be great by me also! I am in! Hi Ya Shelley good to hear from you!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: V8 youtube video

Loved the video - thanks!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,493
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Another find 32 tudor

Great find - as others have said, the patina is beautiful. I woukd mot touch a thing - it’s perfect!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 32 door seals

It depends on the angle of the windshield but I use RainX exclusively. I just spray it on and wipe it off. Water just flies off the windshield much better than wipers can. As a matter of fact, I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 32 door seals

You should be just fine - I have a fender less 5-window with just the lower door seals and windlace. Itís dry, certainly not air tight, but I also have a heater just in case !

Itís a Jennie body...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 967
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Please drive your 33-34 Ford today in honor of my friend from Texas

So sorry for the loss of your friend - my condolences to you and his family ....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,285
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: New 1940 Truck project

Welcome - I love 40-41 pickups and I am in the middle of a not-so-stock build of one right now. Best looking truck ever made imho.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,334
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Inner Tubes for Radials?

On my avatar I run tubeless radials on my wide 5s - like someone else had said my fronts also lost a few pounds every couple of weeks. I broke the bead and used some bead sealer and it hasn’t...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Hello Ford Barn

Welcome from Williamsburg VA!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,047
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Charlie stolded.....my version

As you can tell, we all have your back .....

All the best to you and your lovely wife ....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 985
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: pickup bed - assembled or disassembled

Which ever way you go, as had been stated all ready, get it from a source that’s as close to you as possible and either ship it, pic it up at the point of sale, or pick it up at a show they can bring...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: HVLP primer gun suggestions & experience

The cheap Harbir Freight gun at about $16 is a great gun - check out the YouTube’s on it ..... it’s very nearly as good as the much more expensive ones. It just cannot be used like a pant shop would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,430
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Introduction

Welcome , Jim and nice car!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,065
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Take a ride

Cool - thanks for the ride!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 40 Pickup Upper Door Felt Strip Question ....

I just completed the passenger door and I was able to do it all on my own. There’s a couple pics here and here’s the step by step:

1- install the vertical channels
2- make some of my “stands” to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
40 Pickup Upper Door Felt Strip Question ....

Does the upper door felt strip slip into the front door channel piece or is it cut off at the top of it?

Thanks for any help you can give .....

Also - for the horizontal felt strips - are the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2021, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 1940 Pickup Front Fender Bracket hole Location

My cab was a virgin and Han no holes oneís either side but the flattener area location is. As Mart said, I drilled a hole dead and the middle by lining up a similarly sized washer. I used some rear...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 1940 Pickup Front Fender Bracket hole Location

Thanks gents - I have what I need ....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
1940 Pickup Front Fender Bracket hole Location

I am using a 42-47 cab and there are no holes for the cowl fender brackets. The reveal is there but thatís it. Looking for a hole size and a location within that small reveal. If itís in the center...
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