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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Rouge plant

Amazing! Makes one proud to be an American.

Lunch wagon on site delivery is truly unique.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1940 Ford Convertible Top Frame shoulder bolts

If you can't find them, you could make some by turning down a 3/8 dia. stainless bolt on a lathe and then cut new threads. I have had success doing that.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1940 merc & ford x member replace

Something got lost in your question. Please redo.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Brake Adjustment

You are using the correct wheel sequence for brake bleeding, correct?

If you decide to use Speed Bleeders, be sure to get the longer ones to make bleeding easier.

Do a Fordbarn search on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Brake Adjustment

msstring: What year and make car are you working on? Have you adjusted the rod on the master cylinder? Is there wear on the clevis pin and connecting points in your brake pedal mechanism? If so,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Battery Tenders

Lawson, I am using a C-Tec battery tender. It's a wonderful unit that does a great job. Been using it continually for last 6 years. Small and compact.
Here's the website. Pick one that works for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: What’s a quick test for temp sending unit?

corvette: Peruse these threads.

Plus, I read a thread on fordbarn a while back on someone who actually figured out a way to repair these units on his own.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Identify this engine.

Photos of engine please including the parts you mentioned.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1940 Ford Tudor Questions

Here's a thread showing 40 Ford scuff plates on a coupe.
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11217&highlight=40+ford+scuff+plates
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Rear brake cable saddle clamps

On 40 brakes that little thin split clip thing works . I even made one out of steel banding used for crating and shipping. The last photo shows the Lincoln tubes sold by MT Products that I cut down...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Rear brake cable saddle clamps

my4dv8: Any chance of posting a photo of what you are dealing with?

Are the tubes sold by DRAKE adaptable to your set up? If so, you could make your own our of 1/4 brake line....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Rear brake cable saddle clamps

Is this what you are in need of?
https://www.acdclub.org/forum/cord-810-812-acd-forums/9131-emergency-brake-cable-and-rear-backing-plate-clamps

For $230, I bet you could make your own out of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,045
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1940 Ford Coupe Headliner Question

4dFord/SC: Thanks for that bit of info. I didn't know that.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1940 Ford Engine splash pans?

Bob: Here is what the 1940 and 39 Ford engine splash pans look like;

https://fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=204384
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 40 rear motor mount

Will these 1940 photos help ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,045
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1940 Ford Coupe Headliner Question

steve:

Take a look at this and watch the video.
I bet you could use this flexible tack strip with some "creative thinking" and drilling mounting holes in it to mount to the car. The OEM strips...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,929
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Pop-up Adds at Bottom of Screen

I guess I'm in the minority but, if the pop up adds provide $$$ to keep this site afloat, I think the annoyance factor is worth it. I'd rather have the adds, than an annual fee.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: drive shaft re-spline

Is it not possible with todays welding methods to actually cut and reweld a solid drive shaft to a desired length? A sleeve could also be welded over the "joint" to give it more strength.

I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,929
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Pop-up Adds at Bottom of Screen

Yup! It's happening right now as I type this. Nothing is free.
Hope we don't start seeing political adds.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,197
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Use of Slip plate to lube springs

Clem, What you say about using SLIP PLATE makes sense, especially if used as part of regular maintenance. Trouble with grease is that it hardens up over time and doesn't flow, inhibiting lubrication....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Hi from Oz

There appears to be quite a few hot rod shops in Australia. Can they help you? There are lots of flathead lovers "down under". Some are on Fordbarn....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,517
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Cooling system help needed

What happens if you drive with the radiator cap "loose" with no pressure?

Are your radiator hoses literally collapsing, restricting flow?

When you remove the radiator cap and let the engine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,149
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: For US '40 Coupe Folks....Some Serious "Shooby-Dooby Shu Bop"

Hey! I can do the same since my 40 also has red wheels. All I need is to buy a helmet and some "super sticky" tires. Thanks for posting that. Wonder how difficult it was to generate that road...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: The space in the double wall on the chassis

You can leave frame horizontal as it normally sits. I apply the OSPHO using a spray bottle spraying it into all the tight crevices, joints and double frame rails. I also apply it to the entire...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 12V conversion?

DMMuir: You don't say what year and model your vehicle is. Do a search on "12volt conversion" and read, read ,read. Tons of info. If you have a the stock 6V OEM voltage gauge or BATT gauge in your...
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