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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2022, 08:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,752
Posted By glennpm
Re: Lawson's Fan

Yes!

Love the chair
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2022, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,059
Posted By glennpm
Re: Removing a stubborn junk tire from a wheel

Sawzall as said and then a good sized bolt cutter for the bead.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2022, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By glennpm
Re: Desperate need of measurements

Post #1 "... Mine a 1947 convertible"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2022, 09:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,770
Posted By glennpm
Re: zephyr gears worth the trouble

Hi Phil,

I'm surprised you have to slip the clutch especially in your 32. I have 29T main and 25T LZ in my 39 transmission in my full fendered 32 and don't have that problem at all. In fact I can...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2022, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By glennpm
Re: 40 Steering Box

Good John!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2022, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By glennpm
Re: 40 Steering Box

I replaced the 13:1 worm with a 15:1 a couple of years ago on my 32. I have a 20 ton HF press which I modified to accommodate the length of the shaft. Taking it off was easy using split collars that...
Forum: The Test Forum 09-23-2022, 06:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,322
Posted By glennpm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2022, 06:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 921
Posted By glennpm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2022, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 921
Posted By glennpm
Re: Fuel Regulator Idea and Question

Good and glad to help you!

No, if you back it all the way out the regulator will be the most restrictive. All the way in is full pressure.

Also to clarify filling the bonnet and the position of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 921
Posted By glennpm
Re: Fuel Regulator Idea and Question

Hi Jim,

Yes there is a way to do this, i.e., remove the regulation function.

These regulators have a pin in the middle, i.e., a needle valve, which is part of the metal portion of the...
Forum: The Test Forum 09-22-2022, 12:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,322
Posted By glennpm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2022, 09:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 921
Posted By glennpm
Re: Fuel Regulator Idea and Question

Note that I left the casing notch open (see notch in the third picture above) so that atmospheric pressure above the diaphragm would function well. It could be closed easily by grinding the top off...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2022, 06:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 921
Posted By glennpm
Re: Fuel Regulator Idea and Question

Hi Jim,

I posted a modification that I did on a Holley 12-804 regulator. which regulates from 1 to 4 psi If there is leakage in the diaphragm, a 1/4" brake line with connected hose, dumps it below...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2022, 06:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,352
Posted By glennpm
Re: !!!Aftermarket Seatbelts My Bad Experience with RETROBELT USA (AKA TRUBELT)!!!

I bought from a US company from Florida, https://www.seatbeltsolutions.com/
and very happy with their products.
Forum: The Test Forum 09-17-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,322
Posted By glennpm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2022, 06:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,770
Posted By glennpm
Re: zephyr gears worth the trouble

Here's a comparison of stock Ford 29T main to 25T LZ gears.
Left part of picture is from Vanpelt and the right from Tremec as noted with the links shown.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2022, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By glennpm
Re: Dumb question #11,433.75

Hi Lawson,

I bought parts for my generator from Vanpelt.

http://www.vanpeltsales.com/FH_web/igntn-partsprices-pg2.htm


Generator Parts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2022, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,282
Posted By glennpm
Re: Final 1st gear ratio

gmdv, you're welcome!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2022, 05:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,282
Posted By glennpm
Re: Final 1st gear ratio

https://www.fordgarage.com/pages/rearaxleratios.htm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2022, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By glennpm
Re: Gas gauge fluid

Interesting that you asked since I just finished checking it and these balls are a tad on the heavy side to float.

d = .112 lb/in**3 = 3.10 g/cm**3 for the ball

df = 2.967 g/cm3 at 25 C

The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By glennpm
Re: Gas gauge fluid

I have fluid from "classic & exotic" and it seems to be holding the color well after about four years.

In an old thread I mentioned floating a ceramic or glass ball on top of pale red fluid. These...
Forum: The Test Forum 09-14-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,322
Posted By glennpm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,282
Posted By glennpm
Re: Final 1st gear ratio

I'm quite happy with my 25T LZ gears with a 3.78/1 rearend with Columbia in my 32 roadster. I can start in 1st with the Columbia engaged with slipping the clutch as another reference point.
...
Forum: The Test Forum 09-14-2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,322
Posted By glennpm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2022, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,716
Posted By glennpm
Re: What happens in a transmission rebuild - Part 8

This is great Mac. Thanks for taking the time to present it so well and especially sharing it with us.

Glenn
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