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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:04 PM
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Re: 1932 ford luggage rack stainless strips

or buy some S.S. stock and make your own
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 187
Posted By fordor41
Re: Accepting cash for car sale

cash yes, any kind of check, hell no! In lieu of cash, my bank said bank to bank transfer is the safest
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 691
Posted By fordor41
Re: Interior heat

Dynamat on the floors, firewall, etc will cut heat inside a ton
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
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Re: 41 fuel tank replacement (Tanks)

I installed a Tanks fuel tank in our '41. true that the fuel line is on top as I believe that is required by law. I used an after market sender as we changed to 12V. Was tricky installing into the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-06-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By fordor41
Re: PCV conversion

I converted my '60 292 to PVC. fab'd a new filter canister(larger) and installed a PCV in the top. got vac. from fitting in front of the carb. also added an in-line oil separator between PCV and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By fordor41
Re: Brake light (bulb) upgrade - 6v, non halogen

be aware that halogen bulbs generate a ton of heat. a no-no with plastic lens.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By fordor41
Re: 2nd battery question for electric guru's

yes, as long as they are both lead acid.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-04-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By fordor41
Re: Help ID a 3 speed transmission

also try www.drivetrain.com. a lot of info and parts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By fordor41
Re: Hot Water Heater bad core?

check out Hemmings. there's usually a bunch of shops that can recore your core.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By fordor41
Re: 1942 Ford Super Deluxe Door Handle Escutcheon

or look on e-bay for some OEM's.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,018
Posted By fordor41
Re: Just asking

panel adhesive has been around for couple decades. even used on new cars
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By fordor41
Re: Change 12V Positive Ground to Negative ground

how about amp meter( will read backwards), all light bulbs. ballast resistor, heater motor will probably run like a banshee, all gauge voltages must be dropped, radio & turn signals, if equipped,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By fordor41
Re: 41 cowl vent gasket who sells the best.

In about 1995 I installed the gasket from Mac's in our '41. sealed great. A few yrs later we painted the car and installed one from Bob Drake. Leaked like H***!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,913
Posted By fordor41
Re: Piston to head clearancing

OK, got it! thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,913
Posted By fordor41
Re: Piston to head clearancing

OK Ron I'll bite! what's with the latex paint and bearings?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By fordor41
Re: Front doors won't open far enough and won't stay open on my 51 merc

If I remember correctly, my '41 doors would stay open on their own.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-05-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,218
Posted By fordor41
Re: preferred 2 barrel Y-block intake manifold?

will a c-4 bolt up to a 292/312?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2021, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By fordor41
Re: seafoam

I had a noisy lifter in my Jeep like almost every Jeep! I put Seafoam in the oil and after a couple weeks noise was gone. Have changed oil twice since and no noise.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 729
Posted By fordor41
Re: Yellow Teflon tape on oil filter connections?

try tightening and loosening a few times to get the flare to seat. Works on brake lines
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-29-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By fordor41
Re: Early version of cruise control

We drove from NY to Fla with a stick cut to length ,wedged between the seat and the gas pedal. Once we were on the highway I moved the stick until I hit the speed limit and cruised along for hours!...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By fordor41
Re: 1946 Mercury Coupe Trunk Seal Replacement

After the corners are glued I put masking tape on the body, along side of the seal and put chalk marks about every 4" or so on the seal and a mark on the tape to match. Now when you start gluing you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By fordor41
Re: 1946 Mercury Coupe Trunk Seal Replacement

I'd glue the top corners first. I held mine with cloths pins. glue in short sections and work around. If you use 3M weatherstripping adhesive , coat seal and body, let dry, lightly recoat one and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2021, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By fordor41
Re: 1946 Mercury Coupe Trunk Seal Replacement

I googled the P/N thru Steele Rubber and it says "The seal mounts around the full perimeter of the trunk directly to the body".
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By fordor41
Re: Door Glass Removal- 39 Merc

sometimes you have to think about how the factory assembled parts for these cars in minutes or seconds. has to be something simple or it would have taken too long! watch a video on assembling these...
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