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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,179
Posted By joe 1950
Re: Walt Duponts dragster for sale ?

If I misread into his dragster posting I just assumed he passed I had heard he wasn’t doing well I a apoligize if I hurt anyone’s feelings
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,179
Posted By joe 1950
Re: Walt Duponts dragster for sale ?

Sorry to hear of Walts passing never met him but talked to him a few times about my friend’s timing gear problem on a 40 cpe.Mac Vanpelt gave me his number talked to him couple times great guy and a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
gas
Views: 405
Posted By joe 1950
Re: gas

Do yourself a favor and don’t use any fuel with ethanol it isn’t good for anything in the fuel system hoses ,carb,pump where i live in wisconsin we have a Fleet Farm store that has a mid grade 89...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 862
Posted By joe 1950
Re: OT - Winter Coming - "Skeeching"

Great story PeterC living in wisconsin we had the same fun and like you say back in those days when the weather man said we’re going to get 18 inches of snow and 20 below temperatures he wasn’t lying...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,439
Posted By joe 1950
Re: I like to thanks the guys that help me out

31flathead hang in there buddy better times are ahead iíve had by pass and stents put in me but nothing like you have iíve have a good friend of mine that canít work because of a condition he was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By joe 1950
Re: Shoebox door gap

On my 50 cpe the door bottoms are pretty much like yours I replaced the weather strips that didn’t fit worth sht but was told from dennis carpenter that the molds are worn out and they are the only...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 860
Posted By joe 1950
Re: My '34 Won't Turnover

Be careful when doing some of these tests make sure you have the ignition off when tapping the starter and also the gear shift in neutral to many times these old girls will start when you didn’t...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By joe 1950
Re: connector sleeve for choke rod

And that ends the lesson for today class. the Barn with out a doubt has to be the best place for old ford education great old american ingenuity
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By joe 1950
Re: 1950 Crestliner-Ford

with my 50 cpe I run 35 lbs frt and rear tire size is 225/70/15. radial ben in the service business 52 years bias ply tires were run in the middle to upper 20s the pressure that’s on the side is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By joe 1950
Re: 1939 ford flat head wont fore after a rain

with the engine running Spray the dist cap slowly and then move to the coil and wires my brother had a 50 ford when we were in high school (around 50 years ago )and as soon as the clouds got dark it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,169
Posted By joe 1950
Re: hunting a ghost problem in my '47

Let’s just say it’s not a electrical problem i’ll tell you my story on my 50 ford cpe I started to notice a lag in performance on heavy acceleration this went on for @ two weeks then one day died and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,748
Posted By joe 1950
Re: new engine start-up problems

Do you have good blue spark at the plugs
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,916
Posted By joe 1950
Re: 1940 Front Wheel Cylinders

Be sure to rebuild with new cyl. kits never rebuild with old seals and cups
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By joe 1950
Re: Replacement Door Key w/o key

Sometimes there is a locksmith in your hardware store but I would bet any good locksmith could do it you can order the key blanks on line
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By joe 1950
Re: Need info on 1949-50 instrument cluster ?

I met a fellow at a local car show some time ago and we talked about this problem then he told me what he did so here we go remove all the sockets then take a small screw driver or pick and go in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,781
Posted By joe 1950
Re: 1932 Ford Vicky

Nice find well worth the effort does look pretty solid and you get the winter front and a bonus a slightly used pair of vise grips keep us informed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,932
Posted By joe 1950
Re: Wheels, would like opinions.

Just my opinion a friend of mine has a 40 cpe with 16 inch wheels painted color of the body and 3 stripes as was stated and radials drives like a dream also the best thing i ever did was put radials...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By joe 1950
Re: Won't go into overdrive when hot.

Had that same problem with my 50 cpe finally figured it out and it was the solenoid took it apart and had to file and align the points and replaced the leather washer works great now hope this helps
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By joe 1950
Re: Rubber fuel line failure

Those old rubber hoses don’t work with ethanol fuel either had that problem myself switched my hoses to fuel injection rubber lines and quit using the corn fed fuel
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By joe 1950
Re: 1955 Country Squire Speedometer

Jake1955 just want to say that’s a great looking country squire glad someone here could help you
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By joe 1950
Re: 59 AB Plug wire set

I purchased mine for my 50 cpe from Jegs high performance i wanted red to match my heater hoses only had to cut and install the distributor ends work great and looks great had them on 24 years no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 884
Posted By joe 1950
Re: F1-missing

How old is the ignition system under heavy excel spark plugs are usually the first thing to try but don’t forget cap wires rotor points and condenser keep us informed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,185
Posted By joe 1950
Re: Dim Headlights on 40:

doesn’t matter if it’s cable or braided strap but get it big enough mine goes from the bell housing to the body not the frame body is mounted on rubber mounts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,185
Posted By joe 1950
Re: Dim Headlights on 40:

Every thing mentioned is very good info but what is the generator putting out for voltage at 1500 rpm you should be @ 7.5 volts with every thing turned off check your generator output also on my 50...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By joe 1950
Re: Strange "Clanking Noise" at Idle

does the noise change when you put it in gear or change when the rpm is changed might be a crack in the flex plate
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