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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2021, 06:22 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,649
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Accepting cash for car sale

Another problem with cash is if a policeman sees you with it and they do not like your story they can confiscate it. Sounds crazy bu true....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2021, 05:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,649
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Accepting cash for car sale

My finance guy says cash is still king. i know someone who sold a motor home and the guy paid him 65,000 cash. People keep it in their safe because they do not completely trust the banks and there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,432
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Hershey Thursday. ..Changes next year

We are sort of guilty of the parking space violation. I did have parts for sale but dropped them off at my friend's place where the group was there to watch the inventory and take care of customers....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By Frank Miller
2021 Hershey

Back late last night for four days of great weather. Sold some stuff and bought some stuff. One guy says he did good and another said he was really slow.
It was good to get out and see people. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Oil in 8BA

Has this engine ever been rebuilt? The first thing I would do is check compression and leakdown.
I had an old chevy motor that smoked. Decided to change the rings and found all the holes behind...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,383
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Where do you CURRENTLY acquire a flow through electric fuel pump?

If you are just looking for a priming pump or something to push through a vapor lock the psi will not be a concern.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,650
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Theft Prevention Ideas??

Preventing theft is pretty difficult as a flatbed truck can just haul it away. Some crs are stolen when it is actually the trailer they want. A Lamborghini stolen on Long Island was found locally...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: 2022 Great Race

Depending on what the speeds may be it is easier to maintain 40mph on a hill in a newer car than a stock Model A. I know the errors can be compensated for but it is still extra work.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: carbon on NGK 6L plugs

I am guessing it had more to do with a stuck valve than the carburetor.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: 1950 Ford Steering Box Rebuild

I told you elsewhere but here goes. With the steering wheel centered the steering arm should be pointed straight back. Both the wheel go on splines so I'm not sure what you are callling the key. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,764
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Hershey 2021 Guide for Barners

CU 36-39 with glenn Sanders. V8 truck parts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: 1950 Ford Steering Wheel Alignment

With your steering wheel centered the steering arm on the bottom of the box should be pointing straight back. If this is not the case then the worm is out of alignment with the key or keyed spline...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: 50 Ford Crestliner Steering wheel

Try here
https://www.hotrodhotline.com/julianos-crestliner-steering-wheel-0#.YUc3KH0pDIV
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: 50 Ford Crestliner Steering wheel

Try contacting shoebox central in Oklahoma. They will know what you need andmay even have one or a source for it. I know these are reproduced so not sure if individual parts are available.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: swap meet find

If that has an 11a advance unit it could be worth 5 times what you paid.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Vacuum Gauge Question

While the numbers do mean something the needle action tells most of the story. If you use it to adjust timing just keep moving the distributor until you get the highest vacuum reading. You'll see...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,785
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: wheel balance

No one mentioned old school balancing....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Removing 1157 Light Bulb in Tailight

take a piece of duct tape and wrap it around the bulb. Flatten the excess at the top and you have something to grab onto that is not glass. Really handy when you cannot get your fingers on the bulb.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: 1950 Ford 8BA flathead leak Down Test

Your valves appear to be tight. You have two choices if the motor is running well otherwise. Leave it alone until it gets worse or take it apart and put new rings in it. Of course upon disassembly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,247
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Hotrod or OG

Neither term really makes sense here but thanks for asking as I too was curious. Maybe the author will chime in.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: OD relay help

Thanks for letting us know.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: OD relay help

Get a test light and turn ignition key to on. Check for power on both sides of the fuse. If it is present the get a jumper wire and ground the top terminal, the one with the wire going to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,892
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: At wits' end

As the saying goes, spark compression and fuel all at the right time and it runs. I had an issue recently with a Model A. I had put this engine together a number of years ago and suddenly needed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,015
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Ecklers no more

Just got a nice big catalog from Macs that will got straight to the trash. Wonder what they spend mailing these out to people on the internet? Better spent on customer service.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,015
Posted By Frank Miller
Re: Ecklers no more

This guy has a business and orders a lot of stuff. They treat him no better.
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