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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Stock air cleaner?

Some things never change, that is the beauty of the Ford part numbering system. The manufacturer I worked for had a random part numbering system, like GM, no relationship between the part number and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Stock air cleaner?

The filters I have seen like that have had the assembly number stamped on the bottom, like 78-9600-A.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,400
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Australian 1940-1941 Ford Open Cab Pick-Ups

Mercman, thanks for another informative, enjoyable journey; love the truck pictures.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By Zeke3
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By Zeke3
Re: C59A - Purpose of threaded holes on block

Per Joe Abbin's book, Ford & Mercury Flathead V-8 Identification & Rebuilder's Guide, figure 2-5 page 2-5, those four holes were used for the front engine supports on 32-36 model engines and carried...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 709
Posted By Zeke3
Re: 1936 P/U Metalshaping

Very nice, thanks for sharing your work with us.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Iola old car show

Here's to a couple of pin pricks in the arm to get things back to normal.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,447
Posted By Zeke3
Re: NEW products available thread

Wow, now I can get rid of the popsicle sticks and hose clamps that I used for this job.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Anyone used Irontite block sealer in a Flathead?

Welcome aboard. My 1937 flathead has two block drain plugs, one on either side at the front of the engine below where the block mounted water pumps are.

I have no experience with the Irontite...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Radiator lower tank splash shield 1934 pickup

You can order a drawing of the part from the Benson Ford Research Center for $30/part number if you can't find the details of the modification anywhere else. There is an order form on their website.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By Zeke3
Re: which comes first...the windshield or the rubber seal

In my opinion, you don't have an answer until DavidG weighs in. I am not familiar with the windshield components on a 32 cabriolet to assist with your question. It might help if you posted photos...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Pioneer Industries "jiffy" degree wheel ?

Well, I thought you might be able to find some information on it in the U.S. Patent database, but it seems the patents for Pioneer Industries are mainly maize (corn), sorghum and wheat hybrids. The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Radiator and fuel tank service recommendation

Thanks for the recommendation, it may prove helpful in the future.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 896
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Helmet Distributor Rebuild

Ziggster, check out post #49 in the attached link regarding wrapping the center of the shaft with some material to prevent leak paths from the rotor.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 896
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Helmet Distributor Rebuild

Ziggster, have you heard of the modification to put heat shrink on the shaft, under the rotor to prevent grounding from the rotor to the shaft?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By Zeke3
Re: 1937 RHD Sedan Dual Exhausts

Oops, my bad. I should have gone out to the shop to check it out before I posted earlier.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By Zeke3
Re: 1937 RHD Sedan Dual Exhausts

FlatheadEric, what does using a 37-41 LH manifold on the right side look like? That would move the outlet between the middle and rear port facing downward. Does that clear the steering box and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By Zeke3
Re: vacuum wipers

If I thought there was an issue with the vacuum side of the system, I would use a vacuum gauge to check the vacuum at the intake manifold connection with the engine idling. Next, check the vacuum...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Bullet Wire Connector Help

You should contact Fred at Southside Obsolete, barnfind08 on here, or Michael at Third Gen Automotive. If neither of those two can help, then contact Rhode Island Wiring to see if they can help with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By Zeke3
Re: 1951 Ford Trunk Striker

But first, make sure you someone or some way to get out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 586
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Chassis question

As requested, 1937 chassis photo. The two radiator mounting holes are also shown in the Wescott chassis drawing on the passenger side of the drawing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 586
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Chassis question

I see those gusset/radiator mount pieces come up for sale in the swap meet section or on e-bay frequently. I do notice that the pictures posted only show one hole for the radiator location, my '37...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Tighten up 37 brakes

The procedure to adjust the cables without the KRW tool is documented in the V-14 1937 and 1938 Engine and Chassis Repair Manual.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 862
Posted By Zeke3
Re: V8 times

I got my copy on Jan 6th in Indiana.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Zeke3
Re: How to make new belt line molding for my 53' Merc convertible

Great solution for replacing the molding. Also, I really like your car, it is a great example of an early fifties convertible, especially the color.
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