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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 478
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: 8 volt battery in a 6 volt car?

an 8 volt battery is a patch for a problem. not only will the bulbs burn out faster, if you want the 8 volt batt to stay properly charged , you will have to adjust the voltage regulator .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Valve removal

50-50 mix acetone and atf
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,132
Posted By Alaska Jim
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,132
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Big Boys Heads

I personally do not know much about these heads, but my brother has a set, still new unused. he may have some info on them. he may see this thread and answer some questions. he goes by Flatrod here...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,284
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: What kind of jack do you carry

cell phone to call a rollback, and a credit card to pay for it and the tire repair. no room in the avatar for a spare or jack.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-17-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Blower Motor Resistor - 1968 F100

Try these guys, they specialize in n.o.s. Ford parts. http://greensalescompany.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2020, 01:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: My 46 turned on me

did the plugs, and new condenser cure your problem? Did you only change one thing at a time to know what the culprit was?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: My 46 turned on me

you can not tell if a condenser is bad by looking at it, the only true way to know if it is bad, is to replace with a known good one. this does not mean a new one, as most of the new ones are junk ,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By Alaska Jim
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-27-2020, 02:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,653
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Y block fuel pump

5851a, CharlieNY is the rebuilder
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 02:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,125
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Battery Tenders

Tubman, that is a great idea. I may try it myself.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 01:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,125
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Battery Tenders

3 amps is to much, unless it has a float mode. I f you have a tractor supply near you, see if the still carry the Schumacher trickle charger. it is only 1.5 amps, and has a float mode. I have been...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-02-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: oil on floor under flywheel

do not rule out the possibility of a leak from the Valley cover, or a valve cover. they can leak and run down the corner of the block and can get inside the flywheel side of the bellhousing, making...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-10-2020, 02:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By Alaska Jim
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2020, 02:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Remote oil filter

Motorcraft FL300, or FL400 I believe is the short version
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-09-2020, 01:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Help! - 1955 Thunderbird 6V (ground-neg.) generator not charging

Your reading of battery voltage while running is low. could be th generator is not charging enough, or the voltage regulator is bad, or it might be that the regulator needs to be adjusted
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 769
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Starter selaniod

Sorry I could not answer as to where you could find that type of solenoid.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 769
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Starter selaniod

drolston, I am aware of the remote starter switch, and have a couple of them, but do not carry one in the car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 02:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 769
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Starter selaniod

v8coopman, Thank you. that would be a very handy item. learned something new. Thank you
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 769
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Starter selaniod

excuse my ignorance, but what function does the push button serve? I have seen them and did not know what it was for.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-31-2020, 03:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: 55 Crown Victoria generator light coming on

I would suspect the voltage regulator is sticking, but I could be wrong.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: 51 Merc rear brake shoes help

stay away from Obsolete auto in OK. City. my past experience was not good, and ended up costing me money, and no parts that would work. the do not know the difference between a '52-53 Merc. and a...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-17-2020, 02:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 968
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: 79 Granada 6 cyl nengine noise

get rid of the Fram filter
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 02:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,430
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: helmet distributor

Thanks everyone for the information, I will pass it along. I have done business with Charlie before, but was not aware he did early distributors.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,430
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: helmet distributor

any contact info for Michael Driscoll at 3rd Generation?
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