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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 644
Posted By flatford8
Re: Moose And The Mercury

The eyes on a moose don’t reflect the light from your head lights, like a deer. That and being a dark colored animal make them very hard to see at night. I’ve hit two with a trailer truck....not very...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By flatford8
Re: Timing light

Not trying to hijack but, can anybody share a brand name and maybe a model # of a new one with the “dial back” feature? As far as quality, I don’t make my living doing this but it would be nice to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By flatford8
Re: Headliner question #2

I got one of their headliners for my ‘50 Fordor and don’t remember it having directions. I have a Repair Manual and used that. Mine was glued around the back window and the bottoms of the sail...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By flatford8
Re: Radio rebuild

Classic Auto Electric, In Kansas. They have a website and advertise in the V8 times. He got my clock working excellent 5yrs ago and recently converted my AM radio FM, which also works excellent. If...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By flatford8
Re: Cornhead grease and steering gear oil.

I’m going to do the same as 38coop. I’m adapting a small hose to my suction gun and drawing out the old oil. Then I took Lawries idea and adapted a small hose (“1/4”) to one of my grease guns and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,686
Posted By flatford8
Re: NGK Plugs

I switched to H10’s because I had three electrodes pull out of the 216’s. Never thought to use NGK, but I’ll give them a try next time I swap plugs....... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By flatford8
Re: Remote oil filter. Help!

A little info on the stock filter. NAPA and WIX are the same number. NAPA drops the #5 at the beginning of the part #. I plan to run the stock filters on any Flathead I own. I just purchased a new...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1936 Overheating Problem

If your trying to flush the block with the radiator hoses connected, the crud your seeing can be further clogging your radiator. If you want to idle it in your driveway put a large fan in front of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 628
Posted By flatford8
Re: 36-39 hubcap what is it

Google says the word “bool” maybe Scottish dialect for the word “bowl”. It also mentions the man who is credited with starting “ Boolean logic “or the basis for modern computer science....George...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1936 lift points for 2 post lift

You could make some ramps out wide channel iron and adaptors to hold them to your lift arms. Set them up for your cars track width and a little linger than the wheel base. A friend did this to his...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By flatford8
Re: Fun at Mart's. Old Ford Rally. 32 Sedan shocks (still). Ol' 59 Flatty Crank out.

Great show Mart!!!......there was a Holden Ute parked at the Post Office the other day in Waterboro (next town to me)...a man from Australia owns it....he’s big into Tri 5 Chevys. Trifiveguy on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By flatford8
Re: Brake Tools

Easier and SAFER. I know a guy with only one eye from using needle nose pliers pulling on brake springs......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By flatford8
Re: What Thermostat 52 flathead

Rockauto lists:
Standard. Premium
Stant. #13358. #45358
Gates. #33008. #33008S
All are 180*. I would stick with a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,094
Posted By flatford8
Re: Wildfire evacuation

Best of luck to those in harms way!!!.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By flatford8
Re: No Oil Pressure in 8BA

Nice!!!!!.......I like that coupe!!!!.......good for you!!!.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By flatford8
Re: Help with an 8BA head.

The title of his thread is about an 8BA head. He’s being offered 8BA heads. But, the picture he posted is an EAB head. I think this is the cause of the confusion. I know I had to read it a couple...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 872
Posted By flatford8
Re: 32 truck pictures

I have a complete dump body off a ‘36 in good shape. I’d love to see somebody hauling and dumping dirt with it again.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,125
Posted By flatford8
Re: Anyone with the "Dirty Word" knowledge

I know this doesn’t help with your question, and I’m not sure if you’re only interested in restored cars but, a friend of mine has a ‘33 Coupe Cxxxx Hot Rod. He replaced all the wood with square...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,570
Posted By flatford8
Re: Aug/Sept project 2 to make 1 39 std cpe on sdn pan

And to think I was sissy scared to put a Coupe trunk section on my ‘51 Tudor because I thought it was to much to handle because I always work alone. Your making the big jobs look easy!!!......nice...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,833
Posted By flatford8
Re: Found On Road Dead

“Now I wanna go on a road trip, but alas, half the state is on fire and probably not the best idea when your car is made out of wood! ”
Ya....I can see a problem there!!!......glad your back running...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,514
Posted By flatford8
Re: Cleaning an early aluminum intake

I’d start with soda and low pressure. Just to see how it cleans. You can always change to a more coarse media and more pressure if you’re not getting the results you want......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,098
Posted By flatford8
Re: Remanufactured Flathead

Dick, here’s a picture of the one I have. This company may have been the closest facility for Factory Remans, being that we’re both not that far from Boston. Mine is #49139. Can you read the number...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By flatford8
Re: Tried to post on the swap meet??

Are you sure your logged in Ron?.....usually if you don’t have privileges, your not logged in.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By flatford8
Re: tire question

Dick....Thank You!....I found them. It still took me awhile because...well.....I’m a little slow on the switch.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 610
Posted By flatford8
Re: Hot '53 Mercury flatty

When you pull the intake, you’ll know the amount of sludge your dealing with. If no one has cleaned the top previously. If there’s a lot there then I’d pull the pan to clean it and the pump...
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