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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By moonraker
Re: We live in truly amazing times!

another option - milled from stainless and polished?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By moonraker
Re: We live in truly amazing times!

in my case the modeling was really quick, the guy did it in a couple hours. Building a program for 3D milling machine took way longer
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By moonraker
Re: We live in truly amazing times!

If you have a 3D model made, I can get a quote here, in Russia
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By moonraker
Re: We live in truly amazing times!

Sorry I failed to mention my location - Russia. I don't think it would be useful for you in the US
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2020, 02:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By moonraker
We live in truly amazing times!

A lot of younger folks take it for granted, but I keep on being amused by how modern technology advances make our lives easier. Not long ago I had a rare wind wing bracket broken on my '39 Fordor. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2020, 01:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,140
Posted By moonraker
Re: Freebies

That's very generous offer! I would like to have some very much.

My question - how can I get them in Russia? I have no idea if I can send you SASE
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2020, 01:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By moonraker
Re: 1939 Glove Box Clock

it is screwed on the shaft. I used small needle nose pliers to keep the shaft from spinning.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2020, 04:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 810
Posted By moonraker
Re: Hydraulic Brake Light Switch

I don't mean to hijack the thread, but I have a related question. My brake light switch is acting strangely. It functions fine for the first 10-15 minutes of driving then quits. Brakes work with no...
Forum: Early V8 08-02-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By moonraker
1939 wind wing brackets

WTB 1939 wind wing brackets or at least one upper bracket
wind wing is like in the photo


https://hymanltd.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/6317_13.jpg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 896
Posted By moonraker
Re: Problems starting when hot

Ok, I don't have a spare coil, but I have a spare condenser. I'll replace it and see if it helps
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 896
Posted By moonraker
Re: Problems starting when hot

Thanks everyone for your input, I really appreciate this!
the battery is fresh, the starter has about 2000 mi on it, should be fine.

I'll start with checking ballast resistor and all the wires....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 896
Posted By moonraker
Re: Problems starting when hot

yep, that's what it means.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 896
Posted By moonraker
Re: Problems starting when hot

Thanks! a new entry in my vocabulary of American slang. "Pop some tags", "pop the clutch"... :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 896
Posted By moonraker
Re: Problems starting when hot

:) thanks for clarification!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 896
Posted By moonraker
Re: Problems starting when hot

we are lucky so far - no ethanol gas in mandated and sold in Russia. In some rural areas you can still get 78 octane gas, but it's being phased out by refineries.
I don't think I flooded it since I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 896
Posted By moonraker
Re: Problems starting when hot

All wires look fine, I have battery kill switch on ground terminal with ground two ground wires - one to the body and one to the stud on a passenger cylinder head


Can you explain what "pop the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 896
Posted By moonraker
Re: Problems starting when hot

Sorry, forgot to mention - the starter had difficulty turning the engine the first one or two turns and then it continued to turn the engine with now problems, as fast as it does when cold.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 896
Posted By moonraker
Problems starting when hot

Dear friends, I took my '39 Fordor for a short trip around Moscow and everything was fine until I got stuck in a traffic jam. The temp crept to ~200 degrees. Then I accidentally stalled the engine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,513
Posted By moonraker
Re: CD players look yuck so.... bluetooth!

sorry for off-topic, but I recently bought an iPhone USB cable from Aliexpress for 1 (one!) cent. Shipping included. I got it and it works!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,248
Posted By moonraker
Re: What lube for '39 vacuum wiper motor?

51woodie - thanks! Luckily, my situation is not so severe, it just needs lube...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,248
Posted By moonraker
Re: What lube for '39 vacuum wiper motor?

Thanks everyone for sharing your knowledge!...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,248
Posted By moonraker
Re: What lube for '39 vacuum wiper motor?

I can find sewing machine oil
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,248
Posted By moonraker
Re: What lube for '39 vacuum wiper motor?

Thanks for answers! Gibbs oil is not available in Russia. Is WD40 a substitute?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,248
Posted By moonraker
What lube for '39 vacuum wiper motor?

I need to lubricate a wiper motor. It starts to make squeaky noises after operating for a few minutes. What should I use?...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By moonraker
Re: Flat Head Oil Filter

Yes, that's what I'm using for my '39
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