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    Hi guys, I'm new to the site. My Early Ford is a '35 Tudor fairly stock except tires & engine. Figured out some modern sizes to utilize modern radial tech tires. The rears are (215-85-16) the fronts 195-75-16's. Saved money, look great & ride great. I think they look great and feel great. Engine's a '49 8BA Perfed up with some bling so I'm running without hood. Considering juice brakes with discs on front. I have other fun Rides but not Early Fords.
    Last edited by Tbone; 05-04-2017, 03:20 PM.

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    pix are good......

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      Originally posted by Tbone View Post
      Hi guys, I'm new to the site. My Early Ford is a '35 Tudor fairly stock except tires & engine. Figured out some modern sizes to utilize modern radial tech tires. The rears are (215-85-16) the fronts 195-75-16's. Saved money, look great & ride great. I think they look great and feel great. Engine's a '49 8BA Perfed up with some bling so I'm running without hood. Considering juice brakes with discs on front. I have other fun Rides but not Early Fords.
      Welcome, Tbone,
      I do mostly stock Model A stuff, but am an OOOLD addicted Hot Rodder, have owned ALL kinds of old Fords in the past.
      Had a '35 5 Window, a "sleeper" with a 1/4 X 5/16" Flathead. The '35 is sorta' a transition in styling, the last of the sorta' FLAT grilles.
      Bill W.

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      • pAAt
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        Bill, what's a 1/4 x 5/16 Flathead ? I'm trembling just asking this question, but just had too !! Pat

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      Tbone,
      What happened to your pics?? They were there & just disappeared???
      Bill W.

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        pAAt,
        1/4 X 5/16" means 3 5/16" bore & a 4" stroke. I could bore you to DEATH, talkin' Flathead V-8 stuff--LOL
        Bill Stroker

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          My 36 also has an 8BA engine, but I still have bias tires. Maybe when they are worn out I might try radial, but the bias whitewalls look good.
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          Bill
          http://www.brauchauto.com/
          Eastern Connecticut

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          • Mitch
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            Wow i love your car Bill
            very nice

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          Sorry, better late than never. Initially had problems with nuances of the site. Seems better now.
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          • #8
            Originally posted by Tbone View Post
            Hi guys, I'm new to the site. My Early Ford is a '35 Tudor fairly stock except tires & engine. Figured out some modern sizes to utilize modern radial tech tires. The rears are (215-85-16) the fronts 195-75-16's. Saved money, look great & ride great. I think they look great and feel great. Engine's a '49 8BA Perfed up with some bling so I'm running without hood. Considering juice brakes with discs on front. I have other fun Rides but not Early Fords.
            Be cautious about tires if you want to be authentic. I have a 1933, and reserached the tires, I think they are similiar to 1935 but are not sure. The tires for 1933, 34 were quit thin by todays standards..I think 35's also had thin tires. Kinda like motocycle tires. Believe it or not these thin tires make steering easy considering we mhad not power steering.

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