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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,523
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: where to get 1952 Ford Truck motor mounts?

Try http://www.chuckstrucksllc.com/ I got some mounts for my 52 F2 there
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 31,970
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: Will all Veterans please arise.

USAF, MSGT, Retired - 1967 - 1989 - Vietnam 69 - 70 FAC (Observer), Aircraft Maint A-26, C123, C47, T-37, O-1, O-2, OV-10, T-29, C-131, C117 B-5252, C135, C141 - Disaster Preparedness Tech (Think...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,169
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: Anyone tried this welding technique?

It was used at the dirt tracks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-10-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,218
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: Why no Ford flat 4 and 6 sections?

Has anyone mentioned that there are active Model T and Model A Forums - As far as the flat 6 I will post my info on the V8 Forum because I know there are people here who secretly love them
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,747
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: Bubbas ignition new year .........

Happy New Year

Can you tell us what you can or can't do for the 226 G & H model 6 cylinder Flathead Engine
Thank You
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,167
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: ID this transmission

Yes that is a "303" , very strong and a favorite among the Muscle Cars of that era - GM used them for a few years until they were able to develop a 3 speed that would with stand a full throttle...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,330
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: Is it safe to ride in a Rumble Seat?

At some point we are all going to die - You can wrap yourself in a cocoon, inside a box, inside a box, etc. and you are still going to die.
When I was in the military we had all the physical...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,281
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: Copy of Threads, Save information on a disc?

Bruce - Open the thread - In the red strip just above the post you should see a button with "Thread Tools" on it - Press the button - It opens to three choices - Press the "Show Printable Version" -...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,467
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: Did Everyone Have Their Sauerkraut Today?

Kraut & Pork is primarily a Pennsylvania thing from the PA Dutch folks - Thank God they got the spread minimized
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: Bellhousing

Check with Gene at: http://www.modelengineeringco.com/mec.htm

I know his web site says We're only 32 but he does other stuff as well
He made an adapter for my 226 Flathead 6cyl to a 68 Ford...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,952
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: A Tribute to Paul Garagan, Rumble seat.

RIP rumble seat

I had the honor of haveing Paul stop by on his 2003 Trip Across America - We sat, Paul talked and I took notes
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,649
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: t-170 FT behind a flathead

Take a good look at the ratios between the gears - Some of them can be quite long and makes for awkward shifting in some situations - Also the gears are thinner than the Ford muscle car toploaders...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,881
Posted By 4tl8ford
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,330
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: Flatplane/Norden/Cross Fire Crank????

I know of a couple of old stock cars that ran flat cranks in stadium races (Think High School football stadium) with a track bairly wide enough for 2 side by side - These tracks had short straights...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,501
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: My `51 F1 Rides Like A Road Wagon...

Just a reminder - It's a truck - a truck that was designed to work unlike todays trucks - I can remember riding in mid/late 50's trucks when new and they bounced you all over the seats, vibrated and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: '50 F-1 Panel Floor

It is a solid piece of plywood - 4x8x3/4
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,241
Posted By 4tl8ford
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 204,335
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: Hey Fellas... Some Clarification...

Go here - http://www.fordbarn.com/forum/ - look at the choice of forums - What don't you understand?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,863
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: Vacuum can

The tanks can be made from a length 0f PVC pipe and two end caps and two check valves, an innie and an outtie.
Truck and trains have been using air tanks for years, so have many cars - Don't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,128
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: 49 ford f1 transmission conversion

Check with Gene at MEC - 330-644-3450

He may makes a T5 adaptor for the T5 - It's the half bellhousing type
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,583
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: New ????? member

Glad to see you back Sir, Missed your posts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,202
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: Removing seized Kingpin.

If your king pin is the style with the flat "washer" on top you can take a chisle and remover the washer.
Once it is removed you can hammer down instead of up
Saves fingers and more force is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,987
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: No Camshaft

As long as it could be dialed to different settings while in motion I would like one - I don't care if it was in my 52 F2 Ford, my 96 Ford Exploder, or my 15 HP Lawnmower - I just like to play
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,907
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: Rumbleseat!!

Thank you for the update on Paul

Paul - Glad to here you're doing better and that you have perked up that beautiful roadster once again - Wish we could sit down again and talk Flatmotors
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,389
Posted By 4tl8ford
Re: Help driveshaft info (Q/C)

Check your Tractor Supply Store
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