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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 622
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: engine analyzer questions

Try using a 12 volt source to power it, then do the normal hook up. I will watch for your reply, if that doesn't work I will do a video on mine (since they appear to be the same unit), and post it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Camera Recommendations for Recording Model A Suspension

I use a GoPro Black HERO 3+ (I think the new ones are GoPro 12's). I bought it off e-bay and it came with a ton of extras, all for under $100. It has sound and I tape the microphone to the lower part...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 622
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: engine analyzer questions

I have what appears to be, the same one, but I usually power it with a 12 volt battery, next to the car. For dwell I use a handheld unit, it is just easier.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 636
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 6 volt question

Just make sure the housing is plastic, to avoid grounding issues.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=200502&highlight=charging+cell+phone
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: USB for 6v positive ground

Interesting. More on the same subject:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=200502&highlight=charging+cell+phone
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 714
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: I made my 75 Birthday - Hooray

Happy B-day. I have a little less than a year and a half to go, and my slogan will be "75 and still alive!" Many more to you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Electrical motor to produce vacuum...is there such thing?

Yes, there was period correct 6 volt electric vacuum pump, built by the same manufacture, Trico, of the vacuum wipers. They work great. You might want to read through this post:
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 1953 Merc poverty caps

You are correct. Good luck in your search.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 1953 Merc poverty caps

See if any of these, work for you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Richard Merlini, in Bolder, CO - good seller!

I posted a want add, on 9/10/20, for metal seat back stops for my 53' Mercury, here on the Ford Barn.

I am looking for the lower metal seat back stops, for my 53' Mercury. Should be the same for...
Forum: Early V8 09-17-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 1953 Mercury lower metal seat back stops

Just a follow up. I was contacted by e-mail, by Richard Merlini, in Bolder, CO, about my wanted post, on Monday. He sent me a picture of the two sets of NOS stops. We agreed on a price (very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Jed Clampetts place

Time for a swim in the seeeement pond.
Forum: Early V8 09-10-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By Merc Cruzer
1953 Mercury lower metal seat back stops

I am looking for the lower metal seat back stops, for my 53' Mercury. Should be the same for Ford.

Thank you,

Roy Lange
Conifer, CO
(303) 838-2028
royd13483@aol.com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 1952 ford flathead AUTOMATIC

Until you get it figured out, you might want to set the emergency brake, before you start the car. Just a thought.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Hot '53 Mercury flatty

Sounds like allot more to take off, is it still around?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Hot '53 Mercury flatty

Power anything: seats, windows, brakes etc.

"stainless steel spare tire cover in the rear." Are you talking about a Coronado kit? (see picture) Was this a Mercury or a Ford?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Hot '53 Mercury flatty

Power steering pitman arm, on the left, without power steering, on the right.

Hose bracket location, shown with arrow:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Queen Elizabeth is turning her Sandringham estate into drive-in movie theater

Mart,

Let us know of it does happen. If it does, you and the wife, could go out for a date and take us along in a movie.

“Believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you see.” Edgar Allan...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Queen Elizabeth is turning her Sandringham estate into drive-in movie theater

Queen Elizabeth is turning her Sandringham estate into drive-in movie theater amid COVID-19 crisis

...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Hot '53 Mercury flatty

If you still have access to the car get the rest of the PS of of the car. The units are few and far between. I know, it took me 4 years to get a complete set up for my 53' Merc Convertible, and it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,203
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Types of 6 volt sealed beam headlights

Let me know if you have any questions.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,203
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Types of 6 volt sealed beam headlights

I did my LED replacements based on reduced load:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?p=1796222#post1796222

I just converted my 4" fog lights to LED too. So if I want I can run the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 888
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Electronic Voltage Regulator

Is there such a thing as a solid state, positive ground, 6 volt, voltage regulator?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,169
Posted By Merc Cruzer
The history of Dagmars

When you go into Wikipedia, and look up Dagmar bumpers, it shows you a picture of a 53' Mercury.

The second website is the history of Dagmars showing Cadillac's. You definitely get the feeling...
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