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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,162
Posted By glennpm
Re: What kind of jack do you carry

Carry a tire tool that lets you stand on the end of it for those very tight lug nuts or those put on by a shop with an impact wrench and not checked with a torque wrench. I showed my wife how to do...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,664
Posted By glennpm
Re: Cubic inch question

"The number π (/paɪ/ (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:IPA/English)) is a mathematical constant (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathematical_constant). It is defined as the ratio...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,162
Posted By glennpm
Re: What kind of jack do you carry

I like your "tire lever" Jim!


I carry a fairly heavy duty scissors jack and a piece or 2" X 8" as a platform on the ground. Jack under the axle otherwise you have a very extended and dangerously...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,129
Posted By glennpm
Re: 4 post lifts

Get a rolling bridge jack or two if you can afford it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,129
Posted By glennpm
Re: 4 post lifts

I have a BendPak 4-post and like it. I wired it 220V.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 710
Posted By glennpm
Re: Mechanical Oil pressure gauge fittings

Hi flathead8,

The common type you're thinking of is for a compression fitting. The type with the straight end is for soldering onto the copper tubing, just like those used in the early gas gauge...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 710
Posted By glennpm
Re: Mechanical Oil pressure gauge fittings

I also want to point out that the type of fitting in the kits with the ends that you want, are not compression type. There is no ferrule that crimps the tubing. The mechanical restraint is through...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 710
Posted By glennpm
Re: Mechanical Oil pressure gauge fittings

I just did extensive searching. It appears that SW no longer sells the copper tubing kit, only nylon. On ebay however you can find the kit cheap. no offerings of fittings only but the price is right....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,633
Posted By glennpm
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

I think you have it under control now ;-)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,633
Posted By glennpm
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Hi Mike,

Many places sell them. I like Joe's Antique in Massachusetts.

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By glennpm
Re: Brake Switch Wiring Connection

Female bullet connector is required
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,633
Posted By glennpm
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Another picture for you Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By glennpm
Re: Dip stick ?

You're welcome! Can't figure why you would get a quart difference unless the dipstick was being pushed out of line due to the pan oil baffle.


Glenn
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,428
Posted By glennpm
Re: Posting Pictures

I use Irafanview as I mentioned.

but I just tried something in Windows.

- right mouse click on the picture on your computer
- Select "Edit"
- Microsoft "Paint" opens
- select the "Resize''...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,633
Posted By glennpm
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Hi Mike,


What a mess!


I posted a step by step image document on posting attachments. I added to the existing thread I posted above. The direct link is this:

...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,428
Posted By glennpm
Re: Posting Pictures

I put together this graphic set of images to help those still struggling with posting pictures especially to The Barn.


Glenn
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By glennpm
Re: Dip stick ?

Oh and I put in 4qts - 18oz to get to the full mark. I have an external filter.


Glenn
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By glennpm
Re: Dip stick ?

The chart above lists the length from tip to extreme of handle and not the length from the top of the tube to the tip in the oil. I have a 59A and these are the measurements:

Overall length =...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By glennpm
Re: Dip stick ?

Here is the length chart from the Green Book. On the previous page there's a length for the 4 cylinders at 9-1/8" long.


Glenn
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,633
Posted By glennpm
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Hi Mike, this is a good post on attaching pictures:


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=260944&highlight=picture+advanced


Glenn
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 905
Posted By glennpm
Re: Remote oil filter fitting re size

I got a chuckle out of that Zeke! Boy the stuff I've forgotten ;-)


Glenn
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 905
Posted By glennpm
Re: Remote oil filter fitting re size

Yes, a good plan.


And for those that want to prove/disprove this here you go ;-)


https://www.engineersedge.com/fluid_flow/pressure_drop/pressure_drop.htm


Hint: 2 losses for entrance to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 905
Posted By glennpm
Re: Remote oil filter fitting re size

This made me curious on the real differences between using 1/4" or 3/8"NPT fittings.


ID for 1/4" = .36
ID for 3/8" = .42 (same as flathead oil system


root diameter of 1/4" is about .48 at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By glennpm
Re: Starter Switch Questions 34 Ford

Don't think you can repair one of these floor switched. the end of the actuating rod/spring is swagged over the cooper contacts inside the switch. Here is one of my broken ones.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,633
Posted By glennpm
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Start with wheel cylinder farthest away from the master cylinder and end at the closest.
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