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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,247
Posted By jhaas63
using a manual choke like this...is this normal?

I have a 1953 f100 with the stock flathead and fordomatic trans. The truck runs well when its up to about 180 degrees. Before its at about that temp, it kind of stalls a bit from a complete stop like...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,297
Posted By jhaas63
Which spark plugs for a 53 flathead?

My F100 is due for a tune up and I am wondering which is the popular choice for my 53 flathead? It is a stock motor. Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,356
Posted By jhaas63
do I need the dashpot on the carb with the fordomatic?

I have a 53 f100 with the flathead and the fordomatic. The current carb is a ford EAB 94. I bought a replacement carb but that one does not have the dashpot on the front left of the carb. Is the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,476
Posted By jhaas63
Re: is this too hot for my flathead?

I currently have a 4 lb cap...I take it I need to put on a 7 lb cap?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,476
Posted By jhaas63
is this too hot for my flathead?

Like most parts of the country, it is terribly hot here in Wisconsin. It has been in the lower 90's with a ton of humidity. I just installed mechanical water temp gauges on my 1953 8rt in my 53...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,077
Posted By jhaas63
flathead running temps? mine too hot?

Hi guys,

I bought a laser temp reader just because I dont trust my 60 year old gauges in my 1953 f100. I put new thermostats in my 8rt flathead in the fall. The truck seems to run fine. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 955
Posted By jhaas63
How to hook up mechanical gauges in my 53 f100

Hello Men,

It is time to hook up an oil pressure and water temperature gauge in my 53 f100. It has the 8rt flathead. I have never hooked up gauges like this. Can someone direct me on how to do...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,173
Posted By jhaas63
Re: Fast n Loud

I love the show...look forward to Monday nights for it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By jhaas63
Re: Removing oil pan on 8BA?

Yes and I had to take the starter off on my 53 f100.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,670
Posted By jhaas63
Re: Straight pipes?

I recently ordered some Reds long tube headers for my 53 f100. I plan to do straight pipes with no mufflers...pretty excited.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,760
Posted By jhaas63
Re: 6 volt battery question

6 volt battery works great...just like Henry intended.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,452
Posted By jhaas63
Re: how do you change distributor points?

Wow. Thank you sir. It appears I have come to the right place!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,452
Posted By jhaas63
how do you change distributor points?

This spring, I want do a full tuneup on my 53 f100. Its got the flathead and I have no idea when the last tuneup was done. It runs real well but I have noticed the plugs look old and the plug wires...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,304
Posted By jhaas63
Re: Is your car planned or Fate?

Stumbling is the wrong word as it makes it sound like it was unplanned and disorganized. I am always looking for deals and there are tons of cars/trucks that I would want to own. I'm a firm...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,284
Posted By jhaas63
Re: radiator fluid in oil in my flathead!

Here are some pics of it men...

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,284
Posted By jhaas63
radiator fluid in oil in my flathead!

Hey guys. I am very happy to be a new member here. My name is Jim and I live near Madison, Wisconsin. I have a 1953 f100 with the flathead and the fordomatic. I love the truck!


I could use some...
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