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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Yesterday, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,196
Posted By fordor41
Re: Help with rims

try bronco 4 wheel drive. they have the large center hole
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-11-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,596
Posted By fordor41
Re: neutral safety switch

correct on wiring. A C-4 should have a NNS mounted behind the tranny shift arm, sort of a crescent shaped switch. If I remember correctly two wires for NS and two for back-up. should be able to sort...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By fordor41
Re: Conversion U-joint

hybrid joints come with two different sized brg caps. 1300 series I believe
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-07-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By fordor41
Re: 56 dash question, extra hole?

get a knob that matches the rest in the dash and epoxy it to whatever you put in the hole and it will blend in with the rest.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-03-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 755
Posted By fordor41
Re: 272 oil pump prime

tack weld a cheap socket to an extension and use a battery drill to spin the oil pump.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-01-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By fordor41
Re: 3 point seat belts in a '52-'56 4 door

I installed 3 pt belt in my '41 fordor. welded an extra plate in the post but there was no room for the retractor between the post and the seat. I didn't want the retractors in the rear door opening...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By fordor41
Re: Upholstery installation instructions

you can copy how your's was put together. take pics as you go. check videos on youtube
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-31-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By fordor41
Re: ABS warning light

had ABS light on in my old windstar van after a really hard braking on a steep hill. changed the fluid in the master cyl. and was all ok.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By fordor41
Re: Radiator for '41 Coupe

I had a Walker in my '41 fordor and worked great with SBF. I heard Walker is out of business. I found no one that makes a radiator "exactly" like a '41. Mine was angled off at the front of the top...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-25-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,084
Posted By fordor41
Re: Y block fuel pump

any particular year?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By fordor41
Re: 1946 2dr Sedan rear seat cushion

any 41-48 2 dr sedan cushion should work. they're all the same bodies
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-22-2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By fordor41
Re: Trans Dipstick

you should be able to pull the dipstick with tranny in the car. take the tube to a home center and should be able to come up with an O ring to fit
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By fordor41
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By fordor41
Re: So that old 59 Flatty then. Is it going to run?? If so, for how long??

also looked like oil line to gauge was full of air. bleed air off, psi may improve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By fordor41
Re: Original 40 kick panels

you can get pebble grained abs plastic sheets (called haircell finish) thru McMaster-Carr Supply, plus it's not effected by moisture
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2021, 11:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By fordor41
Re: Mild lowering, 1941

on my '41 fordor front, I installed a reversed eye main and removed various leaves and ended up with every other leaf removed. had to play with shock adjustment. tried with and without panhard bar...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-10-2021, 11:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,330
Posted By fordor41
Re: Dual chamber master cylinder for drum brakes

I would think a 70's Mustang would work. just make sure bore is same diameter. If you have a non-power M/C now, stick with non-power M/C as the pocket in the cylinders are different between power...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By fordor41
Re: Ford Flathead V8 Banner

definitely not "Ford script"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 11:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By fordor41
Re: front shocks

I used hydraulic jack oil in my '41 shocks. If the shock leaks somewhat, they can be filled on the car with a pump oil can with spout
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-26-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By fordor41
Re: 1955 center HUD light

just remember that the 3rd light gets power directly from the brake switch, not thru the turn signal, otherwise the 3rd light will blink with the turn signals
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-25-2021, 11:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 897
Posted By fordor41
Re: window channel runs

I ended up buying from dennis carpenter (Y526). looks like a CRL-Automotive product. a tad shallow but fit fine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,320
Posted By fordor41
Re: Bob Drake fuel sending unit / customer service

I had a "Tanks" fuel tank in my '41. they forgot to put the threaded inserts in the front flange to mount it. also they placed the sender in the top off center of the original door in the floor of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,320
Posted By fordor41
Re: Bob Drake fuel sending unit / customer service

www.yogisinc.com. I know 18 gal would register F and was on E with about 2 gal left or so. never measured between F & E. actually didn't care. also a side note my '41 was changed to 12V. used a Ron...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,320
Posted By fordor41
Re: Bob Drake fuel sending unit / customer service

I wouldn't say never. I installed an aftermarket sender(yogi's rod parts) in my '41 ford with stock gauge and it worked great. E was empty and F was full
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-18-2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 897
Posted By fordor41
Re: window channel runs

I've tried all the above suppliers. they're all either too narrow or too shallow or no s.s. bead. closest I can find is thru dennis carpenter. correct width,s.s bead, a tad too shallow but hope I can...
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