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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: 52 Ford no heater

Shut them both heads off with the correct shutoff valves. Plug the pumps .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: 1938 std coupe front metal grill fenders assy

It’s an art to get all the pieces to fit correct. If any piece is out of shape, oh my! Assemble everything loose and take your time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,229
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: Halogen conversion kit experience

Halogens draw to many amps for a stock six volt system. In addition as stated the reflectors are not correct for the bulb. Had the kit, installed it, uninstalled it, threw it away. Bought brand...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,564
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: 37 flatty questions

Picture of your engine is worth a thousand words. We might be able to tell you your correct engine and fuel situation.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,418
Posted By Joe KCMO
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,418
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: Where do these rods go? 1936 Fordor

You can also make your own by welding a bolt perpendicular to the end of a threaded rod. Does not have to be threaded entire length. Will not get you a Senior badge at Hershey, but will definitely...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,418
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: Where do these rods go? 1936 Fordor

The purpose of the rods was to prevent the clutch from losing friction with the pressure plate when reversing. The rear wheels connected to the transmission my the drive shaft tube in reverse would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: 35 to 41 Flathead motor color

Quart is more than enough!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: ford blue

Test or model paints have A match for Ford blue
Forum: Early V8 04-28-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,177
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: 1939 Ford Deluxe Coupe

Going .....

Soon to be taken out of storage and off to the shows.
Forum: Early V8 04-15-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,177
Posted By Joe KCMO
1939 Ford Deluxe Coupe

All stock except for the engine 1939 Ford Deluxe Coupe. Owned for past 17 years. All original body, original beautiful wood grain dash and trim with Lebanon Bonney interior. No rust California car....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,498
Posted By Joe KCMO
1939 Clock Refurbish

I have an original 1939 clock that needs a face lift. Does anyone know of someone that repairs and refinishes Ford clocks. Thank You.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 704
Posted By Joe KCMO
1939 Ford Deluxe Radiator Hold Down Spring

There is a spring on each side of the bottom the radiator to hold it to the frame. What is the order of installation. From the top is it bolt, spring, radiator, rubber pad, nut and cotter pin. Or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,606
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: 1942 Crab Distributor Vacuum Seal

Thanks All. Problem fixed and on to the next fun task!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,606
Posted By Joe KCMO
1942 Crab Distributor Vacuum Seal

What is the seal between a crab distributor and the engine block? My crab developed a wicked vacuum leak from that seal failure. I never heard an engine run so bad!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-24-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,086
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: Engine oil?

I use the cheapest 40w oil I can find.:D And everything is fine for 40 years!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,606
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: Resilver headlight reflectors

Why not buy new ones, they are not expensive?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,949
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: 1939 ford tires

It has been more than 10years, but I think you are correct. The only difference is that I paid only around $100.:o
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,949
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: 1939 ford tires

Goodyear still manufactures the original whitewall available in 1939. But Coker does not sell Goodyear. I purchased mine from a large dealer at the Carlisle PA car show. I cannot remember the dealers...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,590
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: 1940 ford charging system

Check the wiring at the voltage regulator. Tell us what you have connected to the three terminals. And voltage at each with the engine running if possible.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,590
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: 1940 ford charging system

Back in the day, I would start the car and let it run until it idles nicely. Disconnect the negative battery terminal. If the charging system is working correctly, the engine will continue to run. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,024
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: Oil pan plug questain

I do not think cork is a good choice. At the very least use gasket material, paper like. I do not have that gasket and my pan does not leak from the drain plug.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,373
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: Correct Black Paint for a '33

Most retailers have a basic black paint. You must decide between lacquer, enamel, acrylic enamel, water based, etc. And oh yes do you want clear coat. The original car was in black lacquer paint. Ask...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,211
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: hard start after running

Is there a condenser on an electronic ignition.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,837
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: This can't be legit?

Very legitimate dealer who always gets the highest price known to man with each sale. Of course, the secret is to pay the absolute lowest price to the original seller. That explains the price which...
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