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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 06:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 233
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Another Huge Loss to me

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I'm really so sorry to hear this sad news, Tony. Prayers! DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1941 super deluxe production number

Ya know, these cars were "given" their serial numbers when an "already-numbered" engine/trans assembly was dropped into the chassis at the assembly plant. I suppose it's humanly POSSIBLE that a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1941 super deluxe production number

DUHHHH.............! I'm a little slow sometimes. Now I see, and you're correct. That is a '41 Merc number. And there is a four inch difference in wheelbase lengths between Ford and Merc. Hmmm! ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 154
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: electric fans

So, you've got my curiosity up.....WHY do you need an electric fan? I realize that you indicated that you have multiple reasons. Wanna share? DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1941 super deluxe production number

I believe his site shows correct info with regard to these number groups by year, except that his later numbers, including 1941 serials, show a figure "1", for which I took it upon myself to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1941 super deluxe production number

Just so that you fully understand, Ford intentionally used an "I" instead of "1" in the stamped serial numbers. It SHOULD read: 99A-I354387 . The 1941 sequences run as:

99A-650,280 thru ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 154
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: electric fans

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Ken....Not fully understanding the specifics to your build, did you realize that there is an alternator pully available that is drilled for a fan, just like used on the original '32-'38 Fords...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 11:22 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,603
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

[QUOTE=51 MERC-CT;1955310]You did not say whether you are talking about the front or rear but assuming it is the front wheel bearing adjustment, this is generally the procedure.

MERC....Mike had...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 11:17 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,603
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Hey Mike.....You say...."the wheel is tight to turn the wheel". Did you mean to say something like:

"If I tighten the NUT enough to line-up the holes, neither the wheel nor axle will turn"?
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,663
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Cubic inch question

In your case: 6 X 6 X 12 X .7854 = 339.2928

DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1940 Ford Coupe--looking for CAD drawing of outer shell

Not only that, but whomever did this has some REAL, old 'hot rod' knowledge as well as an understanding of how vehicles actually perform under performance-driving conditions. The only thing 'they'...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1940 Ford Coupe--looking for CAD drawing of outer shell

Man, that's weird! IF you click on the 'moving dot' at bottom of video (that moves left to right) and move it all the way to the left, it will play. ANYWAY, click on THIS link and it should play...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1940 Ford Coupe--looking for CAD drawing of outer shell

Yeah, and here is the best of them in the link, below! Try looking into "Mods for Assetto Corsa" for some more info on this creation. DD

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEYqPQ63rC8


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1940 Ford clutch link

Ah....Now I can see that CLUTCH pedal clevis for the actuator rod. It just didn't look like that in that "gold-ish" picture you posted above. Makes perfectly good sense NOW.....just like Mart...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,014
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: T5 guys TKX

They're not as plentiful as they used to be, but they're still out there. A lot easier to find than a "GOOD" flathead block, for sure! DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: rear axle gear ratio chart

This has got to be the one.....yes, no? DD

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=103927&d=1351240537
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,403
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Rear End Gear Ratio for T5 Transmission?

Lots of "not-so-good" info here. '83 thru '87 Camaro V8 T5 (Non World Class-NWC) comes standard with the 2.95 gear set. That is what needs changing... the transmission gear set. You would have two...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 1940 Ford clutch link

I'd surely be interested in seeing that pedal set in detail if you ever have it out again. I'd particularly be interested in numbers forged into the two pedals, and the diameter of that shaft. Is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,014
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: T5 guys TKX

Absolutely concur! T5 is a whole different class of animal, yet just fine for flatheads and small Chevys......if driven sanely. DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,663
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Cubic inch question

No kidding?

Did I not mention something about "pi" back in post #11? I'm not understanding the overall point that you're trying to make here! DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Crestliner steering Wheel Question

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Actually, there MAY be a little confusion as to just what a "Kaiser-Frazer" was. Henry J. Kaiser and Joseph M. Frazer began building both Kaisers and Frazers in 1947. They appeared to be very...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,663
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: Cubic inch question

I UNDERSTAND where it came from. The best part is that it works oh so well, EVEN for those folks that MIGHT NOT understand the "whys". DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 835
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 15" Rims

You're ARE correct, Skids! So, we both know that 5-1/2" wide pick-up wheels are all over the place through '66, for the early caps. DD
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 835
Posted By V8COOPMAN
Re: 15" Rims

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He wants 7-inches between the beads! Ford didn't make 7-inchers for the early caps. DD
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