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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 05:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 922
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: ideas on a cheap wash tub?

How about a wheel barrel
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 1953 mercury fuse box diagram?

Maybe this will help.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 922
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: ideas on a cheap wash tub?

Large, plastic storage bin, you can get then at any Wallmart.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 53 engine rebuild is done!

I have had a chance to test it in very hot temperatures and normal driving, and all is great. I check it continually for leaks and to see if it is slipping, no issues so far. I did adjust the CV rod...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: electric fuel pump

Airtex E8902
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 53 engine rebuild is done!

Good to hear. Like Ken said, there are still a few good days left so take her out and enjoy.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-03-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 56 power steering control valve

Measure the seals then order the updated loaded seals. This article was written for my 53' Mercury Factory Powers steering, so the seal my be different.:
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,286
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,286
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: timing a 51 EAB flathead

Does anyone make an adhesive timing strip for these cars?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 1950 Convertible Boot Top

I had always heard, that the boot covers were made from the same material as the tops. So when I had mine done that is what I did.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-29-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,073
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: fordomatic fluid

I have been amazed, on what I have learned, just changing the transmission fluid on my 53' Merc. This hasn't been the first time either and doubt it will be the last!

"If it doesn't make sense to...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-28-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,073
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: fordomatic fluid

Sounds like the manufactures version of planed obsolescence.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-28-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,073
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: fordomatic fluid

https://go4trans.com/technical-transmission-general-articles/shelf-life-and-storage-rules-for-transmission-fluid/

https://www.machinerylubrication.com/Read/172/lubricant-storage-life
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-28-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,073
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: fordomatic fluid

I had an issue at O'Reillys, when I bought Type F. It was all out dated. I had to go to NAPA (two stores) to get two cases (6 each).
...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-27-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,073
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: fordomatic fluid

56 Ford Owner's Manual
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-27-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,073
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: fordomatic fluid

This should answer the question:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=299959&highlight=transmission+gasket

51-54 = 9 to 9 3/4 qts
55 - 10 1/4 qts
55 Turbo Drive = 10 qts.

When...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,286
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: timing a 51 EAB flathead

You might want to post a picture of the engine....it is worth a 1000 words.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Another Led tail light question

I have to admit, I have "duel" sets of many of the LED lights in my car, just because I wanted to be sure. If the cost of buying both is not prohibitive, then I would recommend you buy a set of both....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,121
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Accepting cash for car sale

I still have a slider in the 50's room downstairs. - .10 for a soda. Stays cold all the time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2021, 05:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,186
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 6 Volt LED bulbs

I just left the front turn signal bulbs as regular bulbs and all the rest LED's, and it works perfectly. That way, no need for load resistors, to make the turn signals work.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Help with throttle linkage/return spring

A couple more pics for your review.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: brake line valve

Same questions at bobH:

I don't see 'history' of system mentioned... Have the wheel cylinders been 'refreshed' recently? What if it's old and cruddy? What if the wheel cylinders were assembled...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Paint Question

Sorry I am not familiar with the colors you need. Feel free to call them to discuss any questions. They are quite knowledgeable and easy to talk to. I ordered Yosemite Yellow, for my 53' Merc, and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Paint Question

Here is a good source:

https://www.autocolorlibrary.com/products/restoration-shop-custom-paint-c?variant=31226399129635
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,147
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 97 carb hesitation

Keep the rebuild kit, in time you may need it. Keep the pump too, it has turned out to be a great teaching tool.
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