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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 139
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Thanksgiving

Yes indeed, we are the most fortunate folks in the whole wide world and do have soooo much to be thankful for.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 151
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Bad Speedometer cable or...

Support the cable with a plastic wire tie so that at least 4 to 6 inches of it feeds straight
into the speedometer. Sometimes a drooping speedo cable will cause dysfunction.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 950
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Another Huge Loss to me

Prayers to you and also for your dad. The good that he did and what he taught you will surely be remembered as you fulfil his legacy and continue to do good for others. God Bless you both and your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,355
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Big Boys Heads

B&S: You and your team are amazing. Those heads are beautiful.
A work of engineering art. It must be like magic when the CNC works its magic on a
big chunk of 6061. Do the heads have to be heat...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:07 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,761
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Mike, I know this sounds stupid but, gently install the drum and hub without the keyway and see what happens.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Going back together

Never heard of using Latex paint. I would not use it. I have heard of using aluminum spray paint.I used copper spray sealer and copper gaskets with my aluminum heads 20 years ago and so far, no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1940 Ford Coupe--looking for CAD drawing of outer shell

That 40 sure can handle - all in second gear by the position of the shift lever.

Still very cool and fun to watch.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 992
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: New car in the garage

Wonderful. Enjoy your dream come true. Beautiful car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: '40 Fan

Apply a dab of Blue Loctite to threads as a precaution.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 40 Ford windnoise

Gary, be sure to install the 1940 bottom door seals and sill plate. I never removed the doors and hinge pins are still nice and tight. No droop or drop. The door seals are actually quite resilient...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Offenhauser 400 Heads Value

I rescind my low estimate based on tubman's excellent review.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Offenhauser 400 Heads Value

$150 max. More if they were nice and clean ready for installation.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: flathead engine stand

Do NOT bolt a pre 1949 Ford V-8 engine to an engine stand buy the cast bellhousing.
Not safe. May break the cast iron. 1949-53 there is no problem.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,199
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: What kind of jack do you carry

I also carry this home made tire lever that makes it east to remove and lift a tire without straining your back. Made it from a gardening hoe tool.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,199
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: What kind of jack do you carry

big job,

If possible please post a couple of photos of "the best invention" you mentioned
in your post above. Does this invention fill the tire with exhaust from the combustion chamber?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Crestliner steering Wheel Question

Yes V8. I might be incorrect.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,199
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: What kind of jack do you carry

Lightweight floor jack, two jack stands, a bottle jack and a 12 in. 2x 6
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Carburettor storage.

Do what aussie merc said and then vacuum seal the whole package. Might be a good idea to squirt some silicone on the fragile parts first.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Crestliner steering Wheel Question

Thanks V8.
"Bigly is betterly".
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Thread size

This may help. Read it all.
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/search.php?searchid=18914457
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By 19Fordy
Mandarin Maroon Paint Formula

Saw this on HAMB and am wondering if it seems like a good match to the original Ford color Mandarin maroon. Opinions welcome....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By 19Fordy
Crestliner steering Wheel Question

Is it true that Ford used the Kaiser Frazer letter "F" in it's design of the 1949-50 Crestliner steering wheel horn button logo?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 754
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 8BA lifters noisy

Once you have the intake off, you can check the valve lash and determine which lifters need adjustment. Best to adjust all the lifters.

Opps! He doesn't have adjustable lifters. (This is an...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1934 ford Toe In Setting

Stan: Read through al this info. lots of good ideas.
https://www.google.com/search?q=how+to+set+1940+ford+toe+in&oq=how+to+set+1940+ford+toe+in&aqs=chrome..69i57.7319j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,092
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Dennis Carpenter, R.I.P.

Gosh, that is terrible news. Mr. Carpenter was a fine person and a patriot who did
so much for our hobby. My God Bless him and his family. Dennis will be missed.
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