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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By Marv 49
Re: 1949 Merc distributor maintenance

Charlie, I did replace the vacuum diaphragm last fall when I was trying to get the timing set. Grandpa had a new one in the in one of the MANY boxes of parts I brought home. I also have a spare...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By Marv 49
Re: 1949 Merc distributor maintenance

Thanks for the advise on the condenser! I will check with my buddies at Napa for my parts, I do get most of my parts there and I know that’s where my grandpa got most things. Just want to make sure...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By Marv 49
1949 Merc distributor maintenance

After inheriting grandpas car last year I knew plug wires and some preventative maint on the distributor was on the short list of up coming work. Last Saturday on the way home from the boys soccer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,710
Posted By Marv 49
Throttle return spring and baling wire

Happy New Years! So I need to start posting some of the fixes my grandpa did to his 49 Merc over the years. Some are right off the southern Minnesota farm. At some point he attached baling wire to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By Marv 49
Re: Help with leaking carburetor

Sal, thank you for the help. I had the same thought that I probably should not be getting fuel leaking down from that rod. I will do some more investigating. Also, you are correct, the carb is off my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By Marv 49
Help with leaking carburetor

Need some help fixing a leaking carburetor. It is leaking from where the accelerator pump connecting rod goes through the bottom of the carburetor. This is my first attempt working on this...
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