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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By farmertom
Re: 36 ford woodie leaning to the left

hello Samsonized, I managed a 4 wheel drive parts and and accessory store in the late 70s and when we would install the the spring kits it was best not to torque the spring shackle bolts untill the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By farmertom
Re: vin search

thanks barners for the feed back. what i do know about my '37 fordor deluxe is i believe i'm the 3rd owner the older gentleman before me had the car since 1956. tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By farmertom
Re: vin search

hey barners, i was misunderstood i think. i'm just trying to find out the ownership history and maybe where it was 1st purchased. i do have the vin.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By farmertom
vin search

hey barners, whats the best way to search the vin on my 37 fordor. i'm just curious of its history. thanks tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By farmertom
Re: possibly changing from woven brake linning

Kurt in NJ you are correct about the floaters. the big 1937 ford book says so.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By farmertom
Re: possibly changing from woven brake linning

thanks everyone that responded to my question about woven brake linings. i never would have thought that woven would be better than a bonded lining. i am keepn them. oh by the the way AKCJ i think...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By farmertom
possibly changing from woven brake linning

hey barners, I have woven brake linings on my 37 fordor that were done not to long before i got the car. I assume it was done that to keep original. i have adjusted all 4 corners a few times,and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By farmertom
possibly changing from woven brake linning

hey barners, I have woven brake linings on my 37 fordor that were done not to long befor i got the car. I assume it was done that to keep original. i have adjusted all 4 corners a few times,and think...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,417
Posted By farmertom
Re: spark plug recommendation

anyone using autolite 386s? seem to work fine in my orig 37 flathead.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,551
Posted By farmertom
Re: Autolite 216 plugs

in all the cars and motorcycles i have owned in since i was 14yrs old i have used ac.champions.ngk,denso,autolite,motorcraft they all seem to have performed equally but after the first set of ac,s i...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,551
Posted By farmertom
Re: Autolite 216 plugs

anyone use 386 autolites? they seem to read spot on burn with my town driving in 37 85hp. oreillys $2.00 ea. i got the 37 last spring 2020 and have tested one set and just put in a new set a few days...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,308
Posted By farmertom
Re: Driving season is coming soon (I hope)

here in iowa we have lost a lot of snow,and its been in the 40s 50s and yesterday was 61 or a little better. boy its been so cold in the garage all winter as it is not heated. i just started gettin...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 972
Posted By farmertom
Re: Take a ride

hey man,thanks for the ride here in iowa its been warm enough but a crap load of sand and salt to take th:37 out. i allways would wach vids. of bikers out during winter here. i love that music with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,936
Posted By farmertom
Re: Introduction

hi jim minicepter86, welcome to the forum. i havnent been here long my self. my son and i have ridden are harleys in your area a few times.beautiful.my wife and i as well have been to McGregor. i...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 15,607
Posted By farmertom
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

i will be 70 tomorrow the 26th. went from ridin and wrenching on harleys to do the same with a 37 model 78 fordor that i got late spring 2020. i am third owner. last older gent was 85 and had since...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 01:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By farmertom
Re: tire question for "37 ford fordor

thank you guys for your input and welcome all info. thanks you,tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By farmertom
tire question for "37 ford fordor

hey barners what is a good size radial tire to mimic oe 6.500x16" and will i need to use tubes in those wide fives?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By farmertom
Re: 1937 model 78 hood ornament/handle

thanks gregg, mine is same as that,but much worse. i dont think i have seen that one on ebay. its alittle better shape than mine. i will try to find it. thanks, tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By farmertom
Re: 1937 model 78 hood ornament/handle

yeah,petehoovie,thats the one with the fins.its pretty cool. my hood ornament/handle is the same as above but in worse shape very pitted and piece missing below screw mount. have you ever seen that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By farmertom
Re: 1937 model 78 hood ornament/handle

yeah, im not too comp savy, i tried to put one in message as you can see it came as just a bunch of caracters and symbols. sorry. i tried to describe the handle i saw when googling 1937 hood...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By farmertom
1937 model 78 hood ornament/handle

hey barners,i am looking for a new handle and base as the orig. is very pitted and has about 1" broken off near screw at grille so re chrome doesnt make sense. ive looked all over. started with drake...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,193
Posted By farmertom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 883
Posted By farmertom
Re: 6 volt LED headlights

hey dave, ordered LEDLight.com product code#84758 for my 37.they replace the oe mazda and other 2330 incandescent bulbs. they work great. about 10 bucks ea.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By farmertom
Re: LED taillites

hey brian, this wont help your parasitic voltage draw, but i helped illuminate the taillight buckets on my 37 a little more by lining them with that mirror like reflective very stickey back tape....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,297
Posted By farmertom
Re: Fog Lights

hey there CAVictoria my 37 has repro Unity fogs. company supplied ford many yrs. ago.
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