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  • July 23, 2014 04:49 PM in General Discussions
    Last week in Kentucky it was unseasonably cool. High temps were in the 70's. We went the whole week without using the house A/C. This week its the usual July heat and humidity. Last nights weather forecast was for the cool weather to return next week. I checked the Louisville ten day forecast and the Wednesday July 30 high is to be 78, Thursday 81, Friday 82 and no rain. Looks as if this years weather couldn't be better. Only once since the Nats have been in Louisville was it ever as cool as what's being f ... Read All ...
    Last Updated 07/23/2014 04:49 PM
  • July 20, 2014 11:30 AM in General Discussions
    I have seen some Crown Vic suspension swaps on you tube for 53 through 56 f-100. My question is has anyone on this site had any experience with them even if you have not I am interested in opinions. I bought another 55 but do not (I think) want to keep the stock axle even with power steering. Here again I would like opinions on that as well. I have picked up a crown vic front end so I do have it handy. Thanks
    Last Updated 07/20/2014 11:46 PM
  • July 19, 2014 11:23 AM in Q&A
     9 Chevy Radiator Hi All, Its time to replace my Rad in my 39 Chevy. I wanted to poll your vast knowledge for a good best fit Rad as most of you might know it will need to fit in the Rad support. I currently have a rebuilt core and using the original upper and lower tanks, its been fine for 15 years but is now leaking. Your thoughts as always are appreciated. Tom
    Last Updated 07/23/2014 09:34 AM
  • July 18, 2014 07:29 PM in General Discussions
     Nutter 1 down the road Helped out a buddy here in OK sell his WILD WILLYS. Marketed it for 8 days and BINGO it's goin to Kokomo Indiana
    Last Updated 07/18/2014 07:59 PM
  • July 16, 2014 10:34 PM in General Discussions
    By Muff
    hi every one I am a new guy to this I would like to know if any one has ever had a chevy motor that did not have a casting number on it .i got a 1962 chevy impala SS conv. that has been in the woods for years atleast 30 that I no of .i pulled the motor out guessing that it is a 348 because of the dip stick location the date code says k1457 but to the left of that where it says gm4 it is blank . the pad on the front of the motor says tiiii h . any thoughts out there
    Last Updated 07/22/2014 10:32 AM
  • July 16, 2014 01:28 PM in How-To
    I have a fiberglass 34 Coupe with power windows, it has the normal double switch on the drivers door and the single switch on the passenger door. Before I get into the problem I'll let you know that I have replaced both switches. The window on the drivers door is fine with good speed up or down, but the passenger door window goes down like an elevator but goes up very slow or not at all without some help with my hand and this is the same using either switch. I don't believe that its the motor because I remo ... Read All ...
    Last Updated 07/23/2014 09:41 AM
  • July 16, 2014 12:13 PM in General Discussions
    By q1ap
    Check this out hope all can open this, if not copy and paste.
    Last Updated 07/16/2014 01:02 PM
  • July 14, 2014 08:30 PM in General Discussions
    How can I determine if my 355 SBC in internally or externally balanced? Need to purchase a new flexplate and need to determine how engine is balanced to get the correct one. I can't be 100% sure the flexplate that is currently installed is correct since I have no idea who built the engine. Engine block casting and stamped numbers indicate this block started life in 1975 as a 350 truck engine. Engine has been rebuilt so rotating assembly part numbers are unknown. I believe the current flexplate is 168 tooth, ... Read All ...
    Last Updated 07/15/2014 01:43 PM
  • July 14, 2014 03:47 PM in General Discussions
    Has any one put '39 Ford headlights in some other car? If so, pictures would be appreciated. I'm contemplating this and wondered how much trouble it would be.
    Last Updated 07/23/2014 09:48 AM
  • July 13, 2014 11:49 PM in General Discussions
     1 Ford BARN FIND Not to bad 350 /700r 12 bolt a/c heat m11 put new trans in yesterday got it for sale now
    Last Updated 07/22/2014 06:08 AM
  • July 13, 2014 09:27 PM in General Discussions
     ho's going to Louisville? Just wondering who's going to Louisville in a couple weeks......I'll be their Wed. night...going to be looking for another '32........A Slick Talking Old Geezer talked me out of mine.....but he did have the magic tool....CASH.....I'll be staying at the Crown on the corner right outside the front gate.....Look me up.
    Last Updated 07/23/2014 05:41 PM
  • July 11, 2014 10:56 PM in Builder's Corner
    Did not realize that the summary would not appear?????????? Anyway, the 700-r4 in my 40 coupe is in need of a rebuild. I am considering replacing it with a 200-4r. Gain a little room.
    Last Updated 07/15/2014 07:47 AM
  • July 11, 2014 10:49 PM in Builder's Corner
    I am a little concerned about finding a dipstick/filler tube that will work with my stock 40 firewall. I found one for the 700 that fit perfectly but the 200 does not allow the straight shot the 700 does. I do not want to use one of the Lokar units if I can avoid it. Any thoughts?
    Last Updated 07/20/2014 09:22 PM
  • July 11, 2014 03:24 PM in General Discussions
    Short poll. If you were building a street rod today what rear end would you use? Things have changed over the years, more of Detroit cars are coming with rear disc and independent so a Ford 9" is not the ONLY rear to use. Of course the next queston to follow is: what suspension to use?
    Last Updated 07/23/2014 09:52 AM
  • July 10, 2014 10:23 AM in General Discussions
     ot Rod stamps I hardly ever use snail-mail anymore but the US Postal Service has made a special Hot Rod stamp that is now available for '32 Ford enthusiasts. They are pretty cool but with email, texting, facebook and such....who needs stamps?
    Last Updated 07/11/2014 08:40 AM
  • July 10, 2014 06:11 AM in General Discussions
    just ordered a new ZZ5 from Gandrud Chevrolet greenbay Wisconsin. .anybody had any experience with them or the ZZ5 engine yet? sam
    Last Updated 07/10/2014 05:47 PM
  • July 08, 2014 07:38 PM in General Discussions
    I noticed a clunk when going from reverse to drive and vibration at 69 to 71 mph. Found one of the U-joints did not get any grease in one of the arms so the roller bearings looked like coffee gounds and the shaft was a lot thinner. I replaced the ujoint but now I see that I can wiggle the drive shaft yolk a little side to side. Do ya think the rear bearing inside the tail house is shot in my not too long ago rebuilt transmission that I just flushed out and replaced with a small fortune in synthetic fluid ... Read All ...
    Last Updated 07/11/2014 04:59 PM
  • July 08, 2014 03:18 PM in General Discussions
     ood Stories Ya hear so many stories bout bad experiences, I thought I'd post a good one. I left L.A. on Sunday morning, June 8th to join up with a bunch of Greybeards in Arizona, but during our last gas stop just outside Williams, AZ., I started blowing oil out the back of my Model A. Couldn't tell where it was coming from, but when I wiped it with a white cloth, it came up red. Transmission!!!!! I added a half quart of fluid and we (Bob with his 40 Ford & me) continued on into Williams, but it was Sunday eveni ... Read All ...
    Last Updated 07/09/2014 09:13 PM
  • July 06, 2014 10:03 PM in General Discussions
    Whats up everybody I'm new to this site and I need a lil help I built a 350 hevy motor with 305 heads because they were brand new with performance valve springs, I also installed a new crank and bearings rod bearings and oil rings I also installed a new 292 comp cam I thought my mistake was having the sto k intake and 4 barrel quadrajet. I got a 2800 - 3600 rpm stall I the transmission when I crank it up it dies unless I idle it up then I'm running to high the timing was off but I fix that issue I was inf ... Read All ...
    Last Updated 07/11/2014 01:08 PM
  • July 05, 2014 11:18 AM in Carshows
    I pay someone to enter every car show listing we can find so I feel we have a pretty comprehensive list. Check it out by date....if we missed something ADD IT!!
    Last Updated 07/06/2014 07:00 AM
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