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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Re: Battery gauge

Thanks, it is an L. Looked like a C to me when the needle is sitting on top of the L.

Thanks again
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Re: Battery gauge

No, it’s the battery gauge
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Battery gauge

On my 39 ford deluxe the battery gauge has an ‘n’ between the H at the top and the C at the bottom. The owners manual doesn’t explain what the N stands for. Is it for normal
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Oil pressure gauge

Need to troubleshoot why my oil pressure gauge isnít working. Car runs fine.
Where do I start?
Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Replacing exterior door handles

Iím trying to replace the outside door handles on my 39 ford deluxe. The replacements have longer shafts which I need to cut. The originals had a piece of the shaft slotted to fit the hole. The new...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Cracked steering column sleeve

The steering column sleeve on my 1939 Ford is cracked down near the steering box. Is this a major problem? Is there an easy fix short of removing the entire steering column. It grinds a little when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Replacing points on 39 Ford

Iím getting ready to replace the points on my 39 Ford Deluxe with the electronic igniter. Is this a straight forward change or are there some tricks to it.
Iím keeping everything at 6 volts so...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Temperature gauge assembly

I am replacing the temperature gauge assembly on my 1939 Ford and am having trouble getting the old nut off the head. Iíve tried soaking it with master blaster but it wonít budge.
Any ideas?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Re: Temperature gauge assembly

Do you carry the gauge? Your second sentence said you used to stock them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Temperature gauge assembly

I need a temperature gauge assembly for my 1939 Ford Deluxe. part # 91A-10883.
Every site I have tried informs me that the part has been discontinued.

Any ideas where else to look.

Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Re: Temperature wire

The temperature sender on a 39 flathead ford
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Temperature wire

I need to remove the temperature probe from the head cover so I can remove the headcover. I canít get it loose from the head and I donít want to take the dashboard apart. Can the wire be cut and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Stuck Valve

I have a stuck valve that we have tried Mystery Oil, tapping on the valve and today removed the intake. The valve will not come down.

Any more ideas.


Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,269
Headlights

How do you mount a seal beam headlight into a 39 Ford headlight bucket? When my father had the car he put the extensions on but I wanted to go back to the flush with the fender look.

Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Troubleshooting

Finally hooked up new battery after sitting idle for a few years. All new wires.
When I hit the starter button I get ďkerplunkĒ kind of noise. Nothing else.

Still the original motor so I assume...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Hood Ornament for 39 Deluxe

Anyone ever have a problem with a new hood ornament fitting on the original hood. I bought one from Bob Drake and it does not contour properly to the hood.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Re: Hood arm & spring support

I bought the spring supports from Bob Drake. I do have the 2 holes in the pinch welded area.
Guess I bought the wrong ones. I have the old springs and they didn't have the small brackets.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Hood arm & spring support

Do I need the small bracket that comes on one version of the spring support. The new ones I bought do not have the small bracket that attaches to the firewall.
I read where some 39 Ford Deluxes used...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Carpet for a 39

Thinking about putting carpet on front floorboard instead of replacing the old rubber mats. Are there any companies that specialize in this type of work?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Re: Quarter window seal

Yes, on a 39 fordor
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Quarter window seal on a 39

Anyone had a problem with the replacement seals on the quarter window being too big? I bought mine from Dennis Carpenter and they are too big for my 39 Ford deluxe
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Quarter window seal

Has anyone had a problem with replacement seals for my quarter windows on my 1939 4 door deluxe being to big? I bought the seals from Dennis Carpenter
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Re: Replacing rear qtr window

1939 Ford Deluxe Fordor
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Replacing rear qtr window

What is best to use to reset glass in Rear quarter window frame to seal it? It appeared to be some sort of rubberized window channel in the original.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,570
Installing Wind cord

Iím trying to install the windcord above the doors . Looking for advice as to how to attach.
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