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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,291
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: NEW starting problem

Coopman is giving great instruction & pictorals & I totally respect his knowledge but Mart is making sense. If it was working as wired before until Gen started acting wacky & & you replaced with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: No Thermostats

IMHO, As many who run with, run without. While I totally agree Stats are needed in the cold weather! Also totally agree as A few have said Henry was frugal & when Henry built them & were fresh off...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: New project this winter

I’ve seen & read the thread on the T5 mods to use the torque tube & thought about it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: New project this winter

Was just considering it, still a novice on Early Fords & trying to get to the easiest solution to get beyond the horrible early 3 speeds on a modified engine & looking for easiest solution. Trusting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By AnthonyG
New project this winter

Just finishing up hydraulic brakes on my ‘35. Considering next project will be an overdrive transmission. Is this what I s/b looking for? ‘Ford / Mercury Borg Warner 3 Spd T85C-1A WG DIV R11-1G...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: 35 Drums on 36 spindles

Just a. Thought.:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: 35 Drums on 36 spindles

Being a machinist & thinking about it, as the ‘35 drums are desirable as Newc says & you don’t want to alter them I would think you could buy a set of the support rings & modify them with relief in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: How the heck to I get my top down????

First let me congratulate you on a real Beauty, love the look! As said as it sounds like you’ve not done before so get a couple guys to help, preferably one that has done before. While I do know...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: old or new motor

Beware of “deals to be had”! You need to really be sure of who & how it was refreshed or if it’s used & supposed to be in good condition hope you really know the person giving the deal.

I agree...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,011
Posted By AnthonyG
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,011
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: 1936 Ford 1.5 ton 4 speed Transmission jumps out of 4th gear

Cool good ole truck! A bit off subject (Just curious) but still on the Early Ford truck 4 speed. Is there a way to up the gearing especially on the granny 1st gear but all gearing really, to make for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By AnthonyG
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Yellow Teflon tape on oil filter connections?

I’ll try to reshape the existing flare before cutting & starting fresh. Hopefully the process of tweaking the line during install is what damage the flare & reshaping with flare tool will work.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Vacuum Gauge Question

As with all measuring tools mechanical & electrical age & use renders them inaccurate. Some are designed for recalibration some not. Most if not all can be checked against a standard to insure...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,100
Posted By AnthonyG
Angry Re: Oil Pressure

I tried same on my ‘35, thought a great idea for access but it interfered w the throttle pivot linkage. I have the oil filter canister now so I mounted on the line feeding it before the 1/16”...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Yellow Teflon tape on oil filter connections?

Thx, guess I go in another direction. The fittings were supplied mounted on the formed steel connection lines & the one connecting to the feed port on canister leaks. Thought initially it was the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By AnthonyG
Yellow Teflon tape on oil filter connections?

Anybody have oil seepage issues with the oil filter connections & has anyone had success with yellow Teflon tape?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2021, 06:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,366
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: mice prevention?

They’re industrious little Vermin & seem to find a way! Where ur building is located effects. On a farm or on a few to many acres in the woods it’s a battle!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,366
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: mice prevention?

x2 been workin for me for years. I’m 800’ off the rd. In the woods, tried everything from electronics to Irish spring soap chips. Think moth balls helped but preferred the critters to the smell....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,100
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Oil Pressure

Good logic on the Mech. being more accurate & reliable. Consider, I have a Mech. Mounted in the engine compartment & a electric mounted under the dash, my logic was that I have a very nice cloth...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,122
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated.

Glad ur OK! Prayers for your wife to get well & regain her energy!
Best
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,100
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Oil Pressure

Sounds great Gene! Im in NE Pa. running a modified 8BA, along with the mech. fan I put a electric push fan in front of radiator for the annoying “ Stoplight to stoplight cooling issues in Summer”
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,546
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: USPS strikes again destruction of packages

FUBAR is a good description for sure, but I put it squarely on USPS! The box was the normal variety cardboard that that most vendors use. I’ll blame the vendor for using USPS! I truly never had a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,100
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Oil Pressure

Gene, just out of curiosity do you run an auxiliary push electric fan w the mechanical one to help cool on those 100 degree plus days?:eek:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,546
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: USPS strikes again destruction of packages

USPS is the worst! I automatically send a message to every vender complaining when anything more than an envelope is sent by USPS! This most recent package was hard to imagine even from them. This is...
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