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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,273
Posted By V8 Bob
Re: is it ok to run diluted antifreeze?

I run a summer mix 50/50 of glycol antifreeze to help keep the system clean and rust free, along with a 12-14 degree rise in the coolant boiling point, something that has not been addressed yet.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,120
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,141
Posted By V8 Bob
Re: 4 post lifts

I bought a Backyard Buddy lift 18 years ago and have had excellent service. I needed a 4 post that could be easily moved from the unheated portion of my shop to the heated winter area, and possibly...
Forum: Early V8 11-12-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By V8 Bob
Forum: Early V8 11-01-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
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Forum: Early V8 11-01-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By V8 Bob
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,249
Posted By V8 Bob
Re: 1949 Ford State Police car

The '57 regular production Lincoln/Merc 368" had 290 HP but Bill Stroppe's hand built 335 HP racing option could have been used by police.
Forum: Early V8 10-03-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
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Forum: Early V8 09-29-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By V8 Bob
Re: 40 Ford LED tailights

Check out these lights I'm going to use from Technostalgia. They are high quality, properly fit the fenders, and a big improvement over bulbs.



1940 Ford complete taillight assembly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 726
Posted By V8 Bob
Re: Timing light

My Craftsman does, connected to a 12V battery, per their instructions.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By V8 Bob
Re: spark plug wire set

I'm also using these wires.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,061
Posted By V8 Bob
Re: NGK Plugs

I stopped buying 216s many years ago because of poor quality with misplaced center and ground electrodes, made in China.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,061
Posted By V8 Bob
Re: NGK Plugs

The B4Ls run a little cleaner with the cam and straight-linked triple 97s on the 286 in my roadster.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By V8 Bob
Re: Scammer alert

Not entirely true. It depends on how the money is funded. No fees with a bank account. Open Paypal and learn all the options.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,061
Posted By V8 Bob
Re: NGK Plugs

Yes, B4L (3112) in my roadster.
Forum: Early V8 08-21-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By V8 Bob
Vintage Edelbrock flathead intake-SOLD

Very nice original Edelbrock Super dual intake. Designed for '32-'48 V8s, but will fit later 8BAs. No cracks or damage and with good threads/studs. Paypal or cash.
SOLD
Forum: Early V8 08-20-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By V8 Bob
'40 Ford sedan front seat bottom

This is the front bottom spring set/frame from a '40 2-door sedan. All mouse nesting and burlap has been removed. Rust free with no broken springs but some may need to be re-positioned and/or hog...
Forum: Early V8 08-20-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By V8 Bob
Vintage Edelbrock 3-carb intake

Very nice original #359 Edelbrock triple intake. No cracks or repairs and good threads. Will accept 97s and 94s. Designed for early engines but will fit later 8BAs. Paypal or cash. Can be picked...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By V8 Bob
Re: Rooming/installing a '40 coupe split back seat

It's a lot easier to simply remove the seat backs first, then lift out the seat bottom, leaving the frame to unbolt from the floor. Installation is the reverse. :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By V8 Bob
Re: '40 Ford interior questions update from 8-02

I found some 5/32" tubular steel rivets for the wing vent hinge and lever mount, along with the garnish upper hinge and lever lock. What I need are the vent post rivets, which are 5/32" diameter...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By V8 Bob
Re: Setting up Timing and Points with Chevy Dist

#1-Yes.
#2-Yes, except lining up the timing pointer with the pulley dot is 2 degrees before TDC.
Yes, #1 should be be at the top of the compression stroke to set TDC.
Dwell should be 30 degrees,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By V8 Bob
Re: 40 Ford Convertible Female Dovetail Installation

My first post probably wasn't very clear. The female doves go in from the outside. There are small raised tabs, one up and one down, that the springs seat against, then using a screwdriver push the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By V8 Bob
Re: 40 Ford Convertible Female Dovetail Installation

They are spring loaded and come out by using a screw driver, pushing in while moving up (for the bottom one) or down for the top dovetail. Installation is just the reverse.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By V8 Bob
Re: 50 Ford overdrive trans vs Mercury

Totally different transmissions. The '49-'64 Ford trans are narrow 4-bolt B/W pattern while the '49-'50(and some early '51) Mercurys are carry-over round pattern like the '32-'48 F/M transmissions. ...
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