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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,491
Posted By 42guy
Re: Joes antique auto parts

I have used Joe's many times. Great guy.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By 42guy
Re: Spark Plugs

I see this question came up already. Sorry for the duplicate.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By 42guy
Spark Plugs

Anybody use Auto lite 216 plugs? Wondering how they perform.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,969
Posted By 42guy
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

83 and first car was a 1951 Ford
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,243
Posted By 42guy
Re: Reds headers & Brockman exhaust

That is the setup I have on my 42. You can hear good. Great sound.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By 42guy
Re: 42 trunk bezel

The Ford emblem on your bumper should be blue letters not red. The 46 was red.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 958
Posted By 42guy
Re: YOM License Plate Frame

A couple of years ago, there was an outfit that made an ajustible (sp) frame. I saw it on the internet, but don't their name.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,523
Posted By 42guy
Condenser

My foggy 80+ memory needs to know if a condenser is either good or bad. They don't weaken do they?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,248
Posted By 42guy
Re: NGK Plugs

I have been using them for 15 yrs.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,924
Posted By 42guy
Re: Airtex E8902 Debacle

If you are installing on a 6 volt + ground you must reverse the wires. I installed one 15 years ago (still working) and I believe the instructions of that old pump mentioned switching wires when +...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,586
Posted By 42guy
Re: What color was the 1946 Mercury engine.

I read the post wrong and was talking about Ford engines. I see you are asking about Merc.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,586
Posted By 42guy
Re: What color was the 1946 Mercury engine.

I think 1942 221cid was the last year they were green. I have a 42 that is green and my friend has 46 and it's blue
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,010
Posted By 42guy
Re: 42 clock

I believe all 42 clocks were wind up. I know mine is. Cleaned and oiled but can't get to work. never sent away to fix. It would work for 1/2 hr. or so then stop.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,327
Posted By 42guy
Re: condenser re-locating to coil

You can use a condenser from early 80's Mopar. when I started this, I was in touch Std. Blue Streak and they recommended AL111X. I have had the same condenser for 15 yrs, When I purchased them, they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,496
Posted By 42guy
Re: Discontinuing search for .33 micro-farad capacitors.

About 15 yrs. ago, I moved the condenser up to the coil on my 42. I was told that the mfd. would be less at the points due to the increaseng of the coil to dist. wire. Checked with Std. Ignition as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,477
Posted By 42guy
Re: Plug Wire Tubes

My 42 original looms did not have a cross over tube, just braided tube cover. Oldford2 has my set and maybe if he is on line, he can take a pic.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By 42guy
Re: Manufacture of Dwell meter

I have one very similar to that. I will check it out and get back to you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By 42guy
Re: Putting Electric Fuel pump in the tank of my 42

I have my electric pump mounted near tank for 16 years. Like Supereal states use a good filter at inlet to pump.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,660
Posted By 42guy
Re: members that have collected other car besides ford

Had 2 Triumphs, a Tr-6 and a Spitfire GT-6. Also a Jaguar sedan right hand drive.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,944
Posted By 42guy
Re: Mind Your Own Business Coupes

My 42 has fixed rear windows and the back has shelf that extends from the back of seat to the rear window ending about 6 in. below. The back of the front seat tilts forward after releasing 2 pins so...
Forum: Early V8 09-23-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 544
Posted By 42guy
Crab dist.

Rebuilt crab dist. by Bubbas. Ign. shop. Includes a new cap and used rotor. You might want to get a new one as I didn't have a new one. $100 plus $10 ship. Never used still in Bubba's box.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,748
Posted By 42guy
Re: Antifreeze for 24 stud flathead

I have used Sierra like Supereal for years. Local NAPA is where I get mine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,687
Posted By 42guy
Re: Relocating condenser

John (oldford2),
You have a right condenser. I gave you one when we first set you up. Thank you for the kind words.
Dick
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,687
Posted By 42guy
Re: Relocating condenser

You will lose a couple mF due to the increased wire length. The Ford spec for 42 -48 is 0.25-0.32 mF. If you use a late 60's Mopar cond. which is rated 0.34, if will make up for the lose. You want a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,687
Posted By 42guy
Re: Relocating condenser

I have run my 42 for 16 years with the condenser mounted up at the coil. All you have to do is get a condenser with a little more mf. When I go to the garage, I will look up the part #.
It's used...
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