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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 02:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,627
Posted By Tinker
Re: Battery Tenders

Just pulled both of my old 6v optima batteries out for another winter to be charged once and put on a shelf till spring when I will charge them once more for the summer. Going on 11 and 14 yrs. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 439
Posted By Tinker
Re: Lowering 46 Ford 4 door

Enjoy it for what it is. Its a great car!!! I went back and forth on lower vehicles. If you want to get it lower in the back cheap. Make some shackles. In the rear shackle lengths really don't matter...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Posted By Tinker
Re: Accelerator foot rest

38-39 has a post foot rest like the model a's. my suggestion is to put it higher then idle and wear a smaller shoe if it's an issue.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 02:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 985
Posted By Tinker
Re: 36 Can't Stop The Oil Pan Drain Plug Drip

Holy poop. Use a crush ring as designed or some felt/plastic ring. Leave the jd weld and permex in the top shelf of the toolbox. As Bruce used to say flatheads leaked, to oil the chassis.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 02:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,744
Posted By Tinker
Re: First 100 Miles!!! Or a touch more. My '39 Pickup

Love it! Nice work and great picture!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2020, 01:52 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,385
Posted By Tinker
Re: Wildfire evacuation

I't be a shame if this was on purpose. I'm sure some fires started other then the news related stories. I'm a environmentalist. It will be a long time till the environment will recover or maybe never...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By Tinker
Re: 9/11

I remember the first plane hitting and thinking this was a mistake, when the second hit I knew it was an attack. Never to be forgotten.


I have American friends that are of the muslim faith and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,015
Posted By Tinker
Re: Safest Way to Buy a Car Long Distance??

Go see it. Call it a vacation. Just my opinion.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,630
Posted By Tinker
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,630
Posted By Tinker
Re: lowest oil pressure for engine to survive

So lucas oil is thicker... higher oil pressure? You can run straight 30w to do that. Friction cases heat, the thicker the oil the higher the temp... but higher gauge pressure..... High Oil pressure...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 852
Posted By Tinker
Re: King Pins Anyone in MN that can do them

Personally I'd use a reamer. Your really not setting the axle, it's the spindles inline with the axle bearings that matter. Most any machine shop would do it in an hour. Granted if they have time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2020, 02:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,452
Posted By Tinker
Re: Again?! this time juddering at a stop

Whom knows... But not engine though right?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2020, 01:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 999
Posted By Tinker
Re: hurricane

Well as they say when the sh!t hits the fan it will not be distributed equally. I know this is a trying time. Just know love over comes all. Corney I get it, but it's true. To stay on topic......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2020, 01:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,452
Posted By Tinker
Re: Again?! this time juddering at a stop

At idle and a great vacuum, it might be in your "head". But whom knows. Maybe the front end is loose or... all guesses. How is your kingpins to steering.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2020, 01:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 999
Posted By Tinker
Re: hurricane

Glad people are okay. Saw some limited stuff from drones. Heavy flooding and roof/building damage on the coast. Too early in the Hurricane season. But it's weather. As they say when in a foxhole......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2020, 12:12 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,630
Posted By Tinker
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,940
Posted By Tinker
Re: Ford "wide five" Brake Drums

Originally posted 36. anything is possible. Love me a good wide five car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 999
Posted By Tinker
Re: No more gallivanting - temp question

If you think you are running hot. take the stats out. Watch the change. Then do something else. Lots of possibilities, simple things are good. infrared reader to verify, not that they are good also....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 768
Posted By Tinker
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 768
Posted By Tinker
Re: 21 stud flathead

Other then that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 12:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 768
Posted By Tinker
Re: 21 stud flathead

Easy way to site a motor on first glance is, three bolts down the center is a 21 bolt. 2 down the middle, 24 bolt
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,600
Posted By Tinker
Re: H&H Flatheads

Might consider. They maybe taking a break.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 926
Posted By Tinker
Re: Best electric harness on the market??

Sacramento ford makes them by hand. Always been good to me. Lot of people have said good things about Bauer/harris too. Guess what you are looking for. Nice to have options, Sacramento in the past...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By Tinker
Re: Eckler Hack?

I figured this was a matrix glitch. Don't click on anything you don't know is real.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By Tinker
Re: 34 tow truck ,

I'd give it a thumbs up or a smile face. But we are the barn which ia great. Great stuff!
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