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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By Will D
Carbuerator question

Curiosity question. Is there a purpose for this hole in the base gasket?

When it mates to the intake manifold it lines up to nothing. Would a Stromberg base gasket with no hole work just the same?...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By Will D
Anything on the threads?

Putting a brass threaded fitting into aluminum intake manifold? Should I use Teflon tape or anything else?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By Will D
Correct float setting

What would correct float setting for Holley 94 model 91-99 be? The instructions that came with rebuild kit says between 1 11/32 to 1 3/8. The Charlie price YouTube videos say 1 5/16 but to adjust...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By Will D
Re: Fun at Mart's. 32 Sedan Pt14: Brake hoses. Ol' 59 Pt8: Boring. Plus Free Compress

Those brackets turned out great. Like how you were able to track down the missing one. Great "ford" compressor, amazing what some people will throw out! A little attention and it's back and running. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By Will D
Re: Carb gasket surface

Thanks for all the input fellas. I went with the glass and wet sand 400 up to 1200. Turned out real nice. Checked with straight edge and used high intensity fiber optic light to shine inside to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Will D
Re: Cab mounting

What vehicle?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 636
Posted By Will D
Re: 6 volt question

I have never done it so I cannot comment directly but I believe the short answer is yes. Most cell phones charge on 5v but all are different. Found this which may be of some help....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By Will D
Carb gasket surface

If I have minor pitting on Holley 94 91-99 Chandler groves gasket mating surfaces, can i safety go thru the sandpaper up to a polish to resurface the surfaces? Or will it alter the operation of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Will D
Re: Fun at Mart's. Ol' 59 Flatty! 32 Sedan! Plus vintage machinery!

Thanks Mart. That steering box bit was quite pertinent.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 672
Posted By Will D
Re: 1938 Firestone whitewall tire pressure

Jeff is correct. It isn't recommend to use tires beyond 10yrs old. The rubber is no longer what it once was and has a high potential to fail no matter how they look visually.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 672
Posted By Will D
Re: 1938 Firestone whitewall tire pressure

My 1938 ford reference book says to keep tires inflated to 30psi. 1932-1948 Ford maintenance manual has spread sheet for specific psi for specific tire size. Hopefully the pics are clear enough to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 672
Posted By Will D
Re: 1938 Firestone whitewall tire pressure

My firestone deluxe champion bias Ply whitewalls 6.50-16 say max 32 psi @ max load 1580lbs.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By Will D
Post Re: Holley 94 rebuild time

Thanks 1948F-1Pickup, I contacted Daytona parts and was notified about their Canadian distributor who turned out to be only a couple hours from me. Got the last kit currently in stock with the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By Will D
Re: Holley 94 rebuild time

My float valve needle has been replaced at some point with a vitron tipped needle. The steel needle under the squirter has a deep groove around the tip, thinking it should be replaced as well.

Has...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By Will D
Re: Holley 94 rebuild time

Thanks for all the replies. Yes I removed the little ball and cleaned all in there. Noticed the brass needle under the squirter had a groove worn right into it as well as the existing synthetic pump...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By Will D
Holley 94 rebuild time

Time to rebuild my carb....any recommendations for the accelerator pump cup? Stock Leather vs. Synthetic

Side note: did these come stock with an accelerator pump cup return spring? Was watching a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,268
Posted By Will D
Re: Cornhead grease and steering gear oil.

Just clarify/re ask the OPs question:

Can cornhead grease be mixed with existing steering box gear oil? Or should the existing gear oil be removed prior to using cornhead grease?

I would like...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,703
Posted By Will D
Re: Rust Oleum spray cans

4-5yr old can....Maybe you have the old style nozzle?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,703
Posted By Will D
Re: Rust Oleum spray cans

I have the same issue. Not sure if its the little tube coming out of the can or the tip. I've had some that I've never used, only a month or 2 old and nothing comes out even after trying different...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By Will D
Re: Radiator Cap

Correct me if I'm wrong but with the overflow tube coming off the side of the filler neck, if you are using a pressure cap it pressurized the system and overflows or releases thru the tube once that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2020, 12:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,922
Posted By Will D
Re: Found On Road Dead

Glad you got 'er figured. Now instead of Found On Road Dead you can be First On Race Day.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,620
Posted By Will D
Re: Choke/Throttle rods

I'm going to say yes but I think I had other issues as well which have since been resolved. Either way I left it on and have not vapor locked since the install.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By Will D
Re: Direction of flow

My heater is mounted under the seat on drivers(left)side, horizontal/flat on the floor. There is a 2nd 6v fan mounted on the firewall passenger(right) side that is on an aux switch and can be turned...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By Will D
Re: Direction of flow

Thank you all.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,620
Posted By Will D
Re: Choke/Throttle rods

The phenolic spacer is probably the issue. When I added one on my '38 the rods protrude 3/8" - 1/2" into the cab past their previous position on the dash. I just put the same thickness rubber washer...
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