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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: Help identifying points

Looks like stock '49-'53 Ford distributor with points and condenser available at NAPA as well as other vendors.
Only question is the coil.
It may have numbers to identify it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: 1950 Mercury gear shift selector tube

This is what the insert should look like.
The column will pull out by slightly rotating it until one of the lower engagement pins line up with it's shift arm then pull out so the next shift arm...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:06 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,795
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

You did not say whether you are talking about the front or rear but assuming it is the front wheel bearing adjustment, this is generally the procedure....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,280
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: 6 volt, positive ground boost help?

Positive to positive and negative to negative directly to the battery that is still connected.
(the same thing I would have said 4 years ago when this thread was new )
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: South wind Fresh Aire controls year dash differences

Just do a google search for 'south wind heater' and you will find info. including pictures.

They were made starting in the 30's to the 60's and for many different applications and I believe for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2020, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: 49 ford 4 door rust repair panels

Impossible, because there is not any 'dog leg' on a 2 door quarter panel.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: Tool question

Probably similar to running a 6 volt starter or heater motor on 12 volts, just runs faster.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: Starters

No, the automatics use a totally dedicated starter motor..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: Source for origional 53' Mercury trim clips

Or drill and tap for #6-32 holes and use machine screws that will not protrude into that area.

Or use 'pop' rivets.

A piece of sheet metal between the the metal seam and cloth top can be used...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: Source for origional 53' Mercury trim clips

Or, what I have seen done in the past, one or two #4 or#6 sheet metal screws.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: Source for origional 53' Mercury trim clips

The clips when new are not a press fit in the hole.
The tool is used to expand the attaching dome to secure it after it is put in place.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: Source for origional 53' Mercury trim clips

Don't know of any source for original clips.
First thought is how are you planning to install them if you find any?
If the clip holes are accessible from inside of the trunk then your best bet...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: Source for vintage Autolite AL 7 spark plugs

Check Ebay, there are several options there.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 774
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: Hole saw

And another...
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=5067&pictureid=42433
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 774
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: Hole saw

Think you are confused, I thought it was for head studs, not wheel studs.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: Some ignition slides i found today ??

Apparently one would need your email and any associated password to gain access.

Using your @juno.com email will open to password page but without your password, proceeding any farther is not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,149
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: We live in truly amazing times!

Sorry, but you can do a search for 3D metal printing.
This is just one, you will have to do your own homework.

...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,149
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: We live in truly amazing times!

Good grief, there are a number of companies in the US that provide 3D metal printing, and have done so for a number of years.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,149
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: We live in truly amazing times!

Happy you found a solution but assuming that the part material is pot metal, there is a very effective method available to do such a repair.
I would mention the method but don't think it would be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 858
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: Gasoline flow

Lockheed brakes had no connection with the aircraft manufacturer.
Lockheed brakes were in use before the aircraft company was created.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: Crazy Tachometer Behaviour

If you are only using it for test stand purposes you may want to consider using a hand held no contact laser tachometer.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 858
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: Gasoline flow

That's the way it was done before the introduction of fuel pumps.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: Front galley plug

See here for some information---
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=281263&highlight=galley+plug
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 858
Posted By 51 MERC-CT
Re: Gasoline flow

Have you in fact removed the rubber hose section to inspect it?
It's possible that it is deteriorated and is plugged.
After removing the hose you can check both sides of the metal line for...
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