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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2022, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By 51504bat
Re: All-weather car cover suggestions

Years ago a buddy made a cover for his ski boat using emt fittings and pipe and a silver heavy duty tarp tarp. Secret was to keep it small enough to cover the boat but not so high so the wind has...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 620
Posted By 51504bat
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 620
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Need 2 1939 style engine block petcocks. H10 plugs

I've got a bunch of parts I got from an old Model A guy's collection that included a bunch of stuff from flatheads as well. Included are some petcocks. I'll look for them when I go down to the shop...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2022, 09:49 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,722
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Winter without a project?

My thoughts exactly. Keep on doing what you're doing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2022, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,063
Views: 82,760
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

You might give Fred at Southside Obsolete a call. He used to have a web site but it no worky right now.
Address...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2022, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 8ba/39 truck woes.

Easy way to tell an 8ba flywheel from an earlier model. On an 8ba the pressure plate bolt holes go completely through the flywheel. On early blocks they don't.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2022, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By 51504bat
Re: '39-48 master cylinders

Here in SoCal I have several somewhat local parts suppliers that are good to deal with and I do but my first choice is Joe's. Just an all around great guy (and knowledgeable) to deal with. His staff...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Geared starters

Charlie,
Did you flip the ring gear so the bevels on the teeth matched the starter pushing instead of pulling or keep in original?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,722
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Winter without a project?

Or maybe a Studebaker bed like what some old farmer did to mine back in the day?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Geared starters

This thread on the HAMB deals with Power Master starters. I had a bad experience with a Power Master but it wasn't the gear reduction unit. Photos in the thread....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2022, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By 51504bat
Re: '39-48 master cylinders

I replaced the off shore m/c in my '39 p/u that the PO installed with a USA made Wagner that I got from Joe's Antique Auto. That off shore unit had a tendency not to release completely. the new...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2022, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,063
Views: 82,760
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Sorry, going to be 72 today in SoCal. But I could sure use some of the cold from your neck of the woods for chill hours for my stone fruit trees.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2022, 11:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 949
Posted By 51504bat
Re: SAN FERNADO - BURBANK 1940s

This Merc has a paper new car plate from a dealer. Don't recall exactly when CA stopped issuing those plates but they were in use in '66 when I moved to SoCal. CA started using temporary paper plates...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-08-2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 1957 Ford Fairlane 500 heater core

When I needed a heater core for my '54 I could get a pepop from Concours for around $110.00 plus shipping or have the local shop recore it for $150.00 I decided to go with the recore. Try to keep the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By 51504bat
Re: '36 electric wiper motors (left and right)

Newport Engineering but 12 volt only.
https://newportwipers.com/product/1935-56-ford-car/#wiper-motor
I have one of their units in my '54 Ranch Wagon. Fit with no modifications. Great product.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,063
Views: 82,760
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Chris,
Thanks for the info on Zach. My wife is facing the possibility that her lung cancer has returned (never smoked in her 66 years) so I know the pain that the big C can cause. I will keep him...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,237
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Sign

Engraved on a buddy's Zipo in a different world "We are the unwilling, led by the unqualified, to do the unnecessary, for the ungrateful".


And from a sign in an outboard repair shop at the old...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2022, 01:36 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,722
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Winter without a project?

Wood stove? I'm betting you have plenty of leftover scraps to feed it. But then again an open flame around gas and other cleaning chemicals in a shop might not be a good idea. Maybe outside and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,369
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Early 30s gas station

My guess is that the service area was in the building in the far rear of the photo.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,799
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Gee Whizz...A New 'Barner

Over on the Hamb there is a member Fortunateson from British Columbia and IIRC he is just getting into flatheads.



For all things hydraulic brakes get in touch with the Early V8 Garage...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,722
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Winter without a project?

Looks like a Watson or similar auxiliary trans. Wonder if its an over, direct, and under unit? Had one in a '40 1 1/2 ton flatbed I had. Better than a 2 speed rear end most of which were low and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 745
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Temp sensor port thread chaser

When I needed one for my 8ba I bought a set at Harbor Freight for cheap. May not be the highest quality but chased the threads on the head no problem....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,799
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Gee Whizz...A New 'Barner

Truck clearance lights?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 8ba in 39 Truck.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=237933
Posts 4, 5, and 8 show how I did it on my 8ba.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2022, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 8ba in 39 Truck.

Ditch the draft tube and use a PCV set up. Easy to do. Several posts here with photos and part numbers.
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