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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,117
Posted By 52FordF3
Re: 52 Ford F3 Steering Box Relocation Options

Hey, really appreciate the effort!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,117
Posted By 52FordF3
Re: 52 Ford F3 Steering Box Relocation Options

Once back to that point I am going to re-evaluate, but if I remember right I placed over as far as I could because of the turbo and exhaust on the passenger side. But a few inches may make all the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,117
Posted By 52FordF3
Re: 52 Ford F3 Steering Box Relocation Options

Interesting. Thanks for getting that info. With the rack on the I-beam there cannot be much bump steer, BUT I have read that there is quite a bit of feedback through the steering wheel into a drivers...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,117
Posted By 52FordF3
Re: 52 Ford F3 Steering Box Relocation Options

That would be great if you can find some. I have heard about what you you mentioned but also have read that if the slip joint is installed correctly they will not have any issues. An example that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,117
Posted By 52FordF3
Re: 52 Ford F3 Steering Box Relocation Options

That would be great and much appreciated.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,117
Posted By 52FordF3
Re: 52 Ford F3 Steering Box Relocation Options

Thanks Scotty, I would love to see more pics of your truck. Not many I see these days for sure.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,117
Posted By 52FordF3
52 Ford F3 Steering Box Relocation Options

Not looking for criticism but solution here. Just something to try because I also wanted to put a diesel in this old truck. So I am putting a ISB 170 in it. I do not have room for the current...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,885
Posted By 52FordF3
Thinking I should sell my 8BA

I have had the 8BA in my 52 F3 for a while now. I just need more of an every day driver. So I am throwing a diesel in it. Just another project I know. But I don't really want to pull the 8BA and let...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,074
Posted By 52FordF3
Re: pertronix ignition fried

So what would you use? Is there another more reliable option? I know points :) lol
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,074
Posted By 52FordF3
Re: pertronix ignition fried

I would agree, but since this is the recommended config from Pertronix and that it has been working for a year now. Also it was running when this occurred. I make sure I do not leave the key on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,074
Posted By 52FordF3
Re: pertronix ignition fried

12v with 1 wire alt. Pertronix 1283 and 40011 coil as recommended by Pertronix
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,074
Posted By 52FordF3
pertronix ignition fried

Had it on the truck for about a year. Always ran fine. Had not started it for a couple of months. Thought I would fire it up and let it run for a little while. Started right up and ran for about 2...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-24-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By 52FordF3
Re: Stupid problem.. but I need to ask. wipers/wiper arm connection

I have tried repeatedly with no success. I have had 2 other people try with no success. They just will not go together. I guess I will have to chalk it up to quality control.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-24-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By 52FordF3
Re: Stupid problem.. but I need to ask. wipers/wiper arm connection

Capt Kirk. I did look at putting the other direction it does not look like it will fit at all.

51 Merc. That looks just like what I was trying to do... with a lot of force. So I thought. I will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-24-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By 52FordF3
Stupid problem.. but I need to ask. wipers/wiper arm connection

So I have the following wiper and wiper arm.
http://dennis-carpenter.com/windshield-wiper-arm-blade/p/A8C-17528-A/
http://dennis-carpenter.com/windshield-wiper-arm/p/1C-17526/

For the the life...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By 52FordF3
getting close to getting road worthy!!

At least it makes it down the road now.
https://youtu.be/_tM7VgICm-A
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By 52FordF3
Re: 52 window lift channel question

Great advice. I called my local auto glass company. He said he could put it in with setting tape if I wanted but recommended using what is currently used on windows. Urethane window sealer. He said...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By 52FordF3
52 window lift channel question

this is for a 1952 Ford F3. I bought this Lift Channel: http://dennis-carpenter.com/door-glass-lift-channel/p/7C-8121462-A/

I also ordered this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,107
Posted By 52FordF3
Re: First use of POR 15

I painted this block about 10 years ago with POR-15 and it still looks great. Granted this is not an every day driver. :) No issue with heat at all.
http://www.jefftrumbull.com/?moid=4
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,390
Posted By 52FordF3
Re: Help with finding oilo fitting

Just in case someone runs into this on a search with the same issue. These are the parts I used and they seem to work fine so far. Thanks to all for getting me in the right direction.
1/8" NPT Male...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,404
Posted By 52FordF3
Re: 5/8" x 53.50" V Belt Info Needed for 1951 239

I just went through finding a belt for my 1952 239 truck motor. I ordered the one from Dennis Carpenter and it was not long enough even though it was for this truck. I ended up getting this belt...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,390
Posted By 52FordF3
Re: Help with finding oilo fitting

Thanks that helps a lot. Including restrictor in my searches produced more results. Just have to put together the right combination of parts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,390
Posted By 52FordF3
Help with finding oilo fitting

Finally was getting to fire up the 52 Ford 239 8BA and noticed a good amount of oil coming from the inlet side of the oil filter canister. Upon further inspection the brass fitting was cracked....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,590
Posted By 52FordF3
Re: generic evaporust

Excellent thanks for that. I have a new radiator and just need to clean up the block and was hoping would do the trick. Looks like it worked very well for you. How long did you let it sit to get the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,590
Posted By 52FordF3
Re: generic evaporust

Anyone use this in the 8BA flathead? It is pretty rusty inside and thought I would try one of this products. Seal up the holes in the block with stuff inside. Let it sit a day and repeat if...
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