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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
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Re: 34 Pickup Door Check Arm/Strap

I believe the B-80498 slotted rubber pad is to stop the arm from rattling, modern cars have a spring loaded clip here ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 189
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 955
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1932 Ford Frame - "false shaped panel"

34 steering box has two holes at the top as opposed to a 32 flange that has one ,the triangle is inverted
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 32 phaeton wood

I could give you some 34 Australian drawings that would likly be a guide to how they did them ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 673
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Brake Floaters For 1936

Thanks for the endorsement to ,I agree with the locking up ,I spent about five hours playing around with adjustments on this 35 i use a scissor jack and a block against the seat , The weld...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 673
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Brake Floaters For 1936

Just fitted a set to this 1935 ,Current batch heading to Eckler with the following changes to the instructions add weld to one front link 2042 up to one 1/8 ,this sets the wedge at the rear of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 673
Posted By FlatheadTed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,569
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Another Huge Loss to me

My condolences Tony , I know the feeling in the 60s Did many trips with Dad through Ashburton in the V8s, to and fro from the meet works ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 798
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 33 in the hills

Way to go Lawrie ! .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By FlatheadTed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1936 Ford,, Door Hinges Bolt kits ????

Some had dom top screws Canadian 5 window versus counter sunk USA 3 window ,or the difference might be the bodybuilders, perhaps our residence 36 man Don Rodgers can expand on that ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Radiator Syphon

If you over fill it will flow out until it finds it comfortable high 2" downs about right ,if it goes lower you have a problem Gasket or blocked core ,Ted
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,318
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1939 pedals

On 34 pedals I used 2nd hand king pin bushes reamed out to the next size this should work on 32 cross shafts as well ,new ones are available .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,312
Posted By FlatheadTed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 756
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 34 tool storage?

Just saying yi know ,The metal ones are for ones with no trunks,this dosint look as good as Kpars ,but not that difficult to make you need a folder though ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 756
Posted By FlatheadTed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 756
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 34 tool storage?

Fabricating
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 756
Posted By FlatheadTed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 756
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 34 tool storage?

Heres another one
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 748
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: connector sleeve for choke rod

Go to a electrical shop get a large 1/8 Nickel , plastic covered wire joiner it has two set screws in it x 2 ,Not stock but ,!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 937
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1941 convertible backfire to carb, with video

The later carb ,like Ford or Holly has a vacuum port were it mates to the manifold make sure it has the correct manifold .The early one has a heat riser port there that can bring exhaust gas into...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,219
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: '37 Ford all locked up

I had the same but the car was 12 volt in this case the ring gear rubbed a cut into the back of the pan ,we removed the fly wheel and turned a 1/8 groove in it then added corresponding dimples of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,219
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: '37 Ford all locked up

As mentioned a flat battery or bad connections can cause a starter to lock up ,we had this also on a 37 no amount of rocking would free it up even loosen the bolts ,and banged it with a 2x4 ,had...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Trick to remove OFF ON ignition plate

Cut a slot in them or get a chisel under the plate or Get a nail and tin some solder to it at one end ,then solder the drive nail and it together with a good soldering iron ,then unscrew it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,954
Posted By FlatheadTed
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