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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,714
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: camshaft profile

We went through Roma on our way to your house, Lawrie.
Wayno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: Good day, ended with a laugh

Mart, speaking of Cortinas, about 50 years ago I had one. Driving to work one morning it stopped running. Pulled over, opened the hood (bonnet for you) and gasped when I saw the fire. (Never do that....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 817
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: Any advice for a newbie?

For the record, Ron Bishop is not Ol Ron. Those are two different and distinct heros.
Wayno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,504
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: Where Do You Find Your Ford Parts

Don't forget Antique Auto in Rosemead, California.
Wayno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: Resurfacing lifters

Talk to Pete.
Wayno
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-23-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: Not a Ford but can someone tell me what it is.

'22-24 Studebaker Speedster Phaeton.
Wayno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,983
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: Ronnie roadster

Merc, they change numbers so as to keep all of their records straight. Lawrie, I am not running this meet. I didn't get my changes done and the rest of my life got in the way. KC says HI.
Wayno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,983
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: Ronnie roadster

Car number 8150. The class is XF/BGRMR. (blown gas rear modified roadster) This is according to the entry list.
Wayno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,244
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: Nice country drive

Lawrie, KC and I have to get back down there. We had such a great time. By the way, She retired last week and she's headed up here tomorrow for a week or so. Hi to Carol.
Wayno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 923
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: Bruce Lancaster's mom...

I never met Bruce's Mom but I did get to hang out with Bruce and Alice and Barbara and Spork. I hope she went easy.
Wayno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-10-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: Dry Lakes Racing

Tangled, I believe you can thank Preston Tucker for that one.
Wayno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-10-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: Dry Lakes Racing

frnkeore, if you drive from Mojave to Barstow and get about three quarters of the way there and look left (North) about 20 miles you'll see Harper Dry Lake.
Wayno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,323
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: 1949 Ford 8n Tractor

For "Big Job", FLAPS=Friendly Local Auto Parts Store.
Wayno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: Valve Guide Seal Installation The Easy Way

I like that very much.
Wayno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: HF 2 ton alum. jack, good,bad,indifferent ?

I have one and it works fine. Really helpful at the races too. Saves lifting the old monster out of the pickup.
Wayno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: 02022020

I remember the last "Upside Down year". 1961 . Mad Magazine told me about it at the time.
Wayno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,360
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: OT 8BA to Jeep

I visited Chad (rocnroll) when I worked in Alabama. That would have been in 2000. A couple years later he came to Bonneville. I lost his contact information shortly after that.
Wayno
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-28-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,426
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: Thanksgiving week T project work...

Well Scottio, you won't have to worry about driving in the rain right now. It's snowing.
Wayno
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-27-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,426
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: Thanksgiving week T project work...

Scottio, I'm in Lancaster this week and it looks like you'll be driving in the rain.
Wayno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 981
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: Cutting Holes in Frame Webbing

I believe Ian is talking about doing it right on the frame rail thus perfectly locating the holes. Cool idea.
Wayno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,883
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: twin flathead truck

Dale, that's what I was thinking.
Wayno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,351
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: Bruce Lancaster

His houses were as full as his head and his heart.
Wayno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,351
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: Bruce Lancaster

I had the pleasure of hanging out with Bruce and Alice and Spork and later with him and Barbara. What a neat guy. Miss him.
Wayno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,991
Posted By Elmo Rodge
Re: Bruce lancaster

C'mon Bruce. Quit foolin' around. It's my turn to buy dinner.
Wayno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By Elmo Rodge
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