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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: Drake Sale:

If you go to their website and anything you might want to order if you look it up and click on it to read the description, it will tell you if it is in stock or not. If you phone them you can ask if...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: 59ab

copy the entire link and paste it into a browser search in another window (Google, Bing etc)
Worked for me.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: 40 Ford windnoise

Don't buy the seal Carpenter sells for the body above the door from the B pillar to the top hinge. The Drake one is the correct shape. What I got from Carpenter looks like it would fit a road...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 586
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: Headlight problem on 40 Ford

And, if you are using the original switch, it might just be worn out but probably the dimmer.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: question and maybe a picture

I had a French block and it seemed like the front of the engine was like an 8BA and the back (bellhousing) was like a 59 series. I think the pumps would be 8ba style pumps and for there are early...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: Mandarin Maroon Paint Formula

Restoration Shop paint (TCPGLOBAL) has it at very reasonable prices. I have used their factory colors on my 40 V8 coupe (Cloud Mist Gray), 40 Wagon (Acadia Green) and 55 brand x Gypsy Red/India...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,556
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: head stud removal

When you say "blow out with a gas torch" are you talking about using a cutting head or are you suggesting an air nozzle after heating the remaining stud to the point of melting? Seems like a cutting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: 40 Bumper Jack and Stowage Location

Yes that is it. On a 40 station wagon, there is an opening on the left side under the middle seat where the floor kicks up that has a receptacle there for the jack and tool pouch. I had a sedan...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,053
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: T5 guys TKX

If you drive the old 3 speed box a lot, you will get tired of coming to a stop before shifting into low. If you do it on the move you will eventually ruin the low reverse gear and probably the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 01:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: Hole saw

I posted pictures of one of these in my MISC album with the box it came in.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 31,422
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

Mike, thanks for the shout out! Was more then happy to assist you with some information and measurements.
Mike D. aka deuce_roadster.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,173
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: We live in truly amazing times!

That handle looks small enough it could be cast in stainless and polished. I have had a number of parts made that way starting by making a wax copy and then cast, the molten stainless makes the wax...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: Cracked steering column sleeve

I have seen 40 mast jackets broke off about 1 1/2 inches from the bottom and figured it was from collision damage. I didn't notice it until I removed the column as the broken piece was the exact...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,147
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: A New L@@K

Good choice, and the added benefit being the "patina guys" will probably buy the rusty chrome rims from you!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: Banjo 39-40 hub flange difference?

Post 41 axles are longer but the bearing surface is the same.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: LeBaron Bonney headliner material source

My LB kit ( 40 V8 not deluxe) which was installed last fall but the kit was purchased 4 or 5 years ago was lacking enough headlining material to do the visors. I think it was SMS in Oregon that had...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,231
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: Stuck block two questions

Take a hole saw and cut a big hole in the top of the pistons. Then break the rest of the piston and the rod should move.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: 1940 Ford fuel gauge issue

All the KS 6v sending units are the same up to I think 56 or whenever they went to 12 v. The rod the float goes on is different for different tanks. There are also stops you bend to adjust the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: Yup...It WILL Turn-Over!

Not that many figure 8 shaped fields that need to be worked. I see near the end why he drives it only in 1 direction of figure 8.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: 32 window crank knobs

Ok, I give up. What 32 do these handles you had made go to? I have never run across anything similar.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: Engine Problem

Also, do you know if the heads have been milled, moving the plugs closer to the valves?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: Found A Used 1940 Ford a Pickup Hood Ornament

Yeah Mike, I don't trust my memory much. That is why I usually preface anything I write here with "I believe, or I think"!! We all could probably use memory enhancing drugs!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,051
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: Car at auction

I really like 41 Mercs, something about that cool front end. If I wasn't full up and out of money I would be interested. In general post 40 cars don't interest me much but 41 Mercs are an...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: 1940 Ford Convertible Top Frame shoulder bolts

I do have some original bolts, could be re-chromed. PM me your email address.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By deuce_roadster
Re: 1940 Ford Convertible Top Frame shoulder bolts

I might have an original, I will look. I used to have a 40 Convertible. Will PM you if I do.
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