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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2022, 09:42 AM
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Views: 93
Posted By motordr
1951 Victoria Vent Windows

Both of the top hinges of my vent widows are broken. I see that vendors sell the male part of the hinge that is on the glass frame itself, but I need the female upper half that is riveted to outside...
Forum: Early V8 01-07-2022, 09:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 137
Posted By motordr
1951 Victoria

Iím looking for the vent window seals for my 1951 Victoria if anyone has some left over that they didnít use. Also could use the drivers side upper female hinge pivot, mine is broken, has anyone made...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By motordr
Re: Fluted reamer for spindle kingpin bushing needed.

The work around on that is to wrap a thin shim, .001Ē or .002Ē around half of the reamer and run it through again. This will open the bushing up a bit.
Forum: Early V8 12-05-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 90
Posted By motordr
1951 Ford Turn Signal

Iím looking for the factory turn signal assembly for my 1951 Ford standard transmission steering column. Thanks. tedkoudysaticlouddotcom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By motordr
Sportsmanís Green

Iím looking to get a bit of touch up paint for my 51. Does anyone have a reasonably current paint code to match the 1951 Ford Sportsman Green? Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 11-13-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By motordr
Re: 1951 ford victoria

Found the parts!
Forum: Early V8 11-11-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By motordr
Re: 1951 ford victoria

Added part numbers.
Forum: Early V8 11-10-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By motordr
1951 ford victoria

Looking for NOS: door and trunk locks with keys. Also NOS ignition cylinder and key. Thanks for looking! tedkoudys at iClouddotcom. Part numbers: 1A-3687D and 1A-3689A
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,360
Posted By motordr
Re: Burtz engine

Very well said hardtimes, the Burtz Model A engine is a game changer. Thank you Terry Burtz!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,396
Posted By motordr
Re: Roadster or Coupe?

If you want the family to go along choose a sedan.
If you want to extend your driving season, assuming that you are in Michigan, get a car with roll up windows.
If you were single or just two of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,298
Posted By motordr
Re: Building a late 32 driveshaft

You are lucky to have the late 32 torque tube, I need one of those myself! I have shortened 34 drive shafts and torque tubes but alignment of course is critical. It’s the perfect rear axle to make...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By motordr
Re: Testing a Dwell Gauge

Next, you might need to figure out a way to calibrate it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 134,027
Posted By motordr
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Terry, will the camshaft be made from of steel or iron?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,524
Posted By motordr
Re: 1951 Meteor Victoria

Canadians got both Ford and Meteor Victoriaís.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,524
Posted By motordr
Re: 1951 Meteor Victoria

The headliner is still in the car. I donít think Iím up to sewing a replacement, so would like to get one already made.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,524
Posted By motordr
Re: 1951 Meteor Victoria

Hey Mercman, thatís my car before I became itís keeper! Thanks for posting. Ted
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,524
Posted By motordr
Re: 1951 Meteor Victoria

Its still OK to disagree, we can still be friends.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,524
Posted By motordr
1951 Meteor Victoria

I am looking for suppliers of a headliner for my 1951 Meteor Victoria hardtop. Itís basically a rebadged Ford with a unique grille. Thanks!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By motordr
Re: Model B water pump

It bottoms out on the impeller. There is a fibre flat washer between the pump impeller flat surface and the head.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By motordr
Re: Magneto Condenser

Thank you Bubba, itís good to get that confirmed. Ted
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By motordr
Magneto Condenser

I have been using the magneto condensers on both 12 volt negative ground distributor circuits and 6 volt positive ground circuits without a single failure in close to ten years.
Recently someone...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,397
Posted By motordr
Re: Condenser

Are the “magneto” condensers polarity sensitive? I have them running on both +ve and -ve ground systems for years with no problems. Just recently heard of one on 6 volt +ve ground that apparently...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,297
Posted By motordr
Re: Our own Ronnie Roadster on Irontrap YT

That’s a great video. Thanks!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,095
Posted By motordr
Re: Head Bolt continually weeping

Put some thread sealer, I like Loctite PST, on the fine threads, re-install the head nuts and retorque.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,412
Posted By motordr
Re: 46 ford rear drum cutting

Pax, don’t know where you are located but I can turn them if you are in Ontario Canada.
Ted
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