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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 768
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 1936 Ford Pickup daily driver project

Nice job, now time to enjoy t.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Mouse smell

I think a citrus based cleaner may be your best bet, it’s a nasty smell to get rid of.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 62,933
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Congratulations to you and you bride on your upcoming 50th anniversary.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Whatchamacallit

I bought some of those for my Ford 8N, either Dennis Carpenter or www.just8n.com picture is from Carpenters catalog.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Balancing the flywheel on the 41 pickup at home.

Mart: interesting video, I’ve come to the conclusion you need a bigger garage(then you’d have room for more cars lol).
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 51 Ford Custom restoration advice?

Great story and nice ‘51 get yourself this book a wealth of information.


https://shop.efv8.org/collections/ford-books/products/1949-1950-1951-ford-book-softbound
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By corvette8n
Hemmings take on wire splicing.

https://www.hemmings.com/stories/2021/11/16/which-wire-splicing-method-is-the-strongest?refer=news&utm_source=edaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2021-11-16

I used the rat tail before now I see a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,067
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Craftsman torque wrench, great deal at Lowe's

Can I use one of these to check my torque wrenches accuracy? I have a 3/8 and 1/2 drive clicker type wrenches? One came from Harbor Freight and the other is a no name Amazon wrench.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,700
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Busted Axle

My Ford 8n rear axle torque was 450 ft.lbs., I used a 3/4 in drive breaker bar and a 6ft. Pipe to tighten up that one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 1949 Ford Coupe

https://shop.efv8.org/collections/ford-books/products/1949-1950-1951-ford-book-softbound

May I suggest the above book, my first car was a ‘50 custom 2 door that my Dad purchased for $5.00 in 1964...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,029
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Mounting ‘Tubman’ condenser on dome distributor

Here is how I mounted mine before I went back to the original type coil, it’s just mounted to an angle bracket from Home Depot or your local hardware store.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,029
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Mounting ‘Tubman’ condenser on dome distributor

Here’s a picture of how I mounted mine. I later ran a new set of wires soldered to the connectors.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 62,933
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

I put an AHOOOOGA horn on my ‘41 as an addition to the original horn, my Uncle had a model A horn he put on every vehicle he owned, we always knew it was him when he came for a visit, I love the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 5 months til 100

Great story, enjoy your Mom and the car, give her another ride on her birthday.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By corvette8n
Re: No cell battery

Post some pictures of your battery, I mounted a cutoff switch under my dash.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 53 engine rebuild is done!

Great looking Merc.
My Dad owned one in the early 60’s it was the opposite color combo with the black on the bottom. Post some pictures of that new motor.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By corvette8n
Re: electric fuel pump

This was discussed a little while ago

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=304424&highlight=Electric+fuel+pump

My pump is turned on with a spring loaded switch and I use it for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Early V8 Publications

John, welcome to the Barn, keep your eye on eBay lots of those books show up there, be patient to get the lowest price. I think the chassis parts guide is also on cd.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 1951 bellhousing question

If your a Windows user download Photoscape
http://www.photoscape.org/ps/main/download.php

They also have a Mac version.

There is an option to save pictures in a lower resolution. I use it all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Original colors of my V8's? Help for restoration please

Martin, welcome to the Ford Barn, you can look into the trunk area or under the car to find some original color. I was able to pull some of my interior out to find the original color which is very...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Seven Years Ago Today

Ralph, I’m subscribed to your YouTube channel and always give you a like for every video, now you just need to get that Merc. pickup into a shed or barn and get that running and driving.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 39 Ford Frame Differences

Try cropping your pictures and emailing them to yourself, this usually reduces the size enough to post them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 1948 pilot

Tony don’t forget to post some pictures when you get it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,564
Posted By corvette8n
Re: lost my best friend today

Stan, so sorry for your loss, all the Barners are here for you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By corvette8n
Re: fuel injection after market

Not sure where you are in upstate, but all the Stewart’s shops carry non corn fuel in premium, not cheap but what gas is these days.
I use non alcohol gas in all my small engines also.


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