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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1940 help

Einstein, Before you start taking the front grille assembly apart, do a Google Search and and see what others have done AND get instructions from the manufacturer.. Hopefully you have the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Who can repair the fuel sending units

Much thanks to 51woodie for posting that fuel tank sending unit drawing. I took photos of it that may make it easier to read when you click on it. It's a must have drawing. Print them out for future...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1940 help

Einstein: Are you seeking info. on how to remove ONLY the chrome 2 piece grille or the entire 2 piece chrome grille and the two vented side panels?

If you are installing only the 2 piece chrome...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,233
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: ultimate flathead

Tim Ayers: Your comment was fantastic. Liked the 2 feet off the ground.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1940 help

The number 1 "trick" or rule is not to force anything into or out of position when removing or installing the 40 Ford grill. The pot metal will not take the stress. You might want top take photos so...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2021, 10:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Who can repair the fuel sending units

Just one more thought. Turning the star wheel clockwise moves fuel gauge needle towards Full.
Turning it CCW moves fuel gauge needle towards Empty.

Star wheel is for fine tuning the gauge NOT...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Who can repair the fuel sending units

Does anyone know how to decipher the color code on the carbon resistors and if modern resistors could be used in their place? Electronics is not my thing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By 19Fordy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Who can repair the fuel sending units

51woodie, You are so very correct. That float adjuster chart provides essential and very helpful measurement info. re: correct float travel if you need to rebend your float arm. A fellow ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Who can repair the fuel sending units

Ken, Gently clamp the bulging portion of the sending unit below the bolt flange in a vise with protective jaws making sure that you're not clamping down on the float arm mechanism. Paint an index...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Who can repair the fuel sending units

Sal, there's a good chance you can repair it yourself. Have you removed the unit from the tank? One common failure is that the brass float develops hairline cracks and fills with gas, inhibiting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Changing color of frame

Use a high quality etching primer and then then paint it.
Call Eastwood and see what they sell.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 625
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Period correct fire extingusher

I found this statement on the internet Google. Halotron is also available.
"While the production of Halon ceased on January 1, 1994, under the Clean Air Act, it is still legal to purchase and use...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 625
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Period correct fire extingusher

I'm no expert but make sure it's filled with the correct Fire Extinguisher Substance for a car fire. I have heard Halon is the best but, is not period correct. I guess you could carry 2.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1940 Trunk Layout

Go to admit your close shave does look pretty cool on your beautiful custom 40.
Henry's set up looks good too.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 983
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 266 versus 276 CI?

Unless you make other "performance" modifications to your engine you will not notice any difference. Here's the quickest, easiest and cheapest way to give your engine big cubes and bragging rights....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,832
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Wiring Dash and instrument cluster 1940

Thanks Jay for the reply, Glad you solved the problem. Good condition old fuel tank sending units sure are hard to find.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,832
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Wiring Dash and instrument cluster 1940

THANK YOU for posting resized photos. Big help.

JAY: How did you make out with fixing your gas tank sending unit?
Forum: Late V8 01-14-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 68
Posted By 19Fordy
Genuine Signal Stat Series 900 Sigflare Directional Switch

SOLD Genuine Signal Stat Series 900 Sigflare Directional Switch

This is the genuine 7 wire signal switch made by Federal Mogul.
Includes instructions and wiring diagrams. My brother was going...
Forum: Late V8 01-14-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 48
Posted By 19Fordy
Genuine Signal Stat Series Y900 Sigflare Directional Switch

Genuine Signal Stat Series Y900 Sigflare Directional Switch

This is OEM 4 wire signal switch made by Federal Mogul. Includes instructions and wiring diagrams. It works fine. Excellent condition....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,832
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Wiring Dash and instrument cluster 1940

fortyonerag. Any chance you could repost those photos so they smaller to easy viewing?
When I post photos use Paint and RESIZE originals to 35%. Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 01-13-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 101
Posted By 19Fordy
Genuine Signal Stat Series Y900 Sigflare Directional Switch

Genuine Signal Stat Series Y900 Sigflare Directional Switch

SOLD


This is OEM 4 wire signal switch made by Federal Mogul. Includes instructions and wiring diagrams. It works fine. Excellent...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 40 front seat-50k Rouge tudor like new!!

That OEM seat find is amazing. That's the way we did my 40 front seat in 1988 after my wife made brand new burlap coil bags. Wish I had taken a photo of the newly bagged bottom".
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By 19Fordy
Forum: Early V8 01-13-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 86
Posted By 19Fordy
Signal-Stat Series 900 SigFlare Directional Switch Unit

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Genuine Signal Stat Series 900 Sigflare Directional Switch

This is the genuine 7 wire signal switch made by Federal Mogul.
Includes instructions and wiring...
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