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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,199
Posted By Ricosan
Re: Condenser

Hey Guys,
Thanks for the additional options for this project. If this doesn’t fit right, I’ll check with Michael and Skip.
Thanks again

Richard
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,199
Posted By Ricosan
Re: Condenser

Hey Guys

Found Joe Hunt’s website. Tracked down a .36uF vertex Magnitogorsk condenser. Looks like it will work. I ordered it.
Richard
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,199
Posted By Ricosan
Re: Condenser

Thanks for all the great info. Looking hard at Vertex.
Too bad about the FA5.

Richard
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,199
Posted By Ricosan
Condenser

Hey Guys,

Iíve cut open an original condenser for my Ď34 and stuffed a NAPA FA5 inside for a snug fit. The end of the FA5 sits on the original spring in the old condenser.
My question: how do I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,869
Posted By Ricosan
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,838
Posted By Ricosan
Re: 1934 Hydrostatic Fuel Gauge Red Dye (King Seeley)

Just checked classic. They only have the Seeley gauge oil in red or green. The good news i suppose is that the price is still $20.
I put the stuff from Macs in my gauge about a 18 months ago. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,767
Posted By Ricosan
Re: Fumes in the cabin

Check your firewall to see if you have any leaks into the engine compartment. This is easy to check. Have a friend shine a flashlight on the engine side of the firewall while you look for light in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By Ricosan
Re: Wheel color

Thanks guys. I guess I’ll just leave them “cream yellow”. I was thinking of black but I guess that wasn’t a color option for 1934.
Richard
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By Ricosan
Wheel color

My Ď34 cabriolet has yellow wheels. They were painted this color when I bought the car a couple of years ago.

Was this the original factory color? It seems like a lot of the older photographs I...
Forum: Early V8 01-19-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Posted By Ricosan
Helmet distributor rebuilt

Recently rebuilt (January 2021) Helmet distributor for sale. Rebuilt by Jim Linder at Bubbas hot rod shop. $295.00 ricosan@centurylink.net
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,638
Posted By Ricosan
Re: Prayer's for one of our fellow "Barner's".

J is in my thoughts and prayers.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,361
Posted By Ricosan
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,388
Posted By Ricosan
Re: Locked up!

Just got back from a short ride to make sure everything was still working the same as it did before the lockup. Everything seems to be working as before.
Now I am wondering if it could be in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,388
Posted By Ricosan
Re: Locked up!

Hey guys,
Just got back from the garage. I shifted the transmission through the various gears, not necessarily in succession and the transmission felt normal. I started the engine and put in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,388
Posted By Ricosan
Re: Locked up!

Thanks for the replies. The car still has the original mechanical brakes. I’ve made sure that the hand brake is not engaged. The brake pedal feels normal.
It appears to be in the driveline. When I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,388
Posted By Ricosan
Locked up!

After driving my car (1934) last weekend, I drove it into the garage and parked it. I didnít engage the parking brake as the garage is level and I left it in gear.

Today I went back out to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By Ricosan
Re: Cabriolet window channel

Thanks guys. Great suggestions. I’m ready to take the glass and the mechanism. Any thing I should be careful of?
Rich
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By Ricosan
Cabriolet window channel

Hey Guys,
I have a 1934 cabriolet. The felt that was in the window channel has been completely warn away. Iíve searched every where I can think of for a kit but I find none for the Ď34 cabriolet.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By Ricosan
1934 U joint lube

I want to add pack the universal joint behind the transmission in my 1934 with corn head grease. Will I have to remove the floor boards in order to add the grease?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By Ricosan
Re: Stromburg carb video

Cool beans! I’m going to save this one.

Richard
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,535
Posted By Ricosan
Re: 6V generator

Went out to take the car out for good long drive to see if the brushes would seat. Was greeted with the howl again! I don’t trust this generator anymore and am not ready to risk it seizing on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,535
Posted By Ricosan
Re: 6V generator

Thanks Kevin, I drove it for a few miles yesterday and the “howling” stopped but to my ear and a friend of mine who has more mechanical skills than me, it now has a “growling” sound coming from the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,535
Posted By Ricosan
Re: 6V generator

Thanks Kevin. This rebuilt generator was advertised as fitting 33,34,35,36 and I think 37. I spoke to the seller yesterday about the noise. He thinks it may be the fan belt slipping because of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,535
Posted By Ricosan
Re: 6V generator

Started my car this morning to take it out for a test of the generator. It started easily but as soon as I massaged the accelerator to keep it running, I heard a loud noise. As I raise the RPMs,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,535
Posted By Ricosan
Re: 6V generator

Thanks guys, I found the old insulator stuck to the end of the wire on my old generator!
I installed it and I started it in the garage It appears to be working. I will take it for a drive tomorrow...
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