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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By Bill OH
Re: Spark plug wire terminal - Crimp, Solder, or neither?

I strip off 1/2” of insulation, insert the bare wire thru to hole in the terminal, fold the wire over and insert into the distributor cap. Bare wire tightens the connection.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By Bill OH
Re: Clutch finger adjustment in car

I have adjusted the fingers on a 9” in a V8. Yes, it is close, but I tied a line to the open end wrench to retrieve it in the event that it got dropped. Did not want to pull the transmission.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 507
Posted By Bill OH
Re: C59A - Purpose of threaded holes on block

I used the two right holes (as viewed from the flywheel) to mount the pointer for TDC.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By Bill OH
Re: Tighten up 37 brakes

Could you repost from a different computer?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By Bill OH
Re: Tighten up 37 brakes

I have posted on here before regarding the adjustment of cable brakes. I am assuming that all the shoes, springs, wedges and rollers are good and that the cables are lubed with white grease. Once...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By Bill OH
Re: cam gear timing 1936 LB engine

I would pull the heads, valves, lifters and the cam, then install a bolt on gear and cam, valves and heads. Inconvenient - yes, but if the gear strips in the future, not to difficult to replace. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By Bill OH
Re: Petronix better ?

Use points, condenser and skip’s coil - problems solved. Very dependable.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By Bill OH
Re: Ticking noise?

Pull the fuel pump push rod and fire it up to see if noise is still present.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,372
Posted By Bill OH
Re: 1937 Ford question

Port Clinton on the lake. Catawba Island and not to far from Mon Ami Winery.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,549
Posted By Bill OH
Re: Adjustable lifter problem

Would blue loctite solve the problem - not red loctite?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,372
Posted By Bill OH
Re: 1937 Ford question

Sharp looking Ford. - you have done an excellent job of bringing it back to something you enjoy and are proud of. Lots of fun and enjoyment. I restored a 38 phaeton and the before description of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,377
Posted By Bill OH
Re: Changed The Weight Of My Oil

Correction: Not 10W20, but use 5W20, Mobil 1. I want quick flow on startup and good flow thru the bearings for not only lubrication, but also cooling of the bearings.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,377
Posted By Bill OH
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 763
Posted By Bill OH
Re: Bad Speedometer cable or...

Just disconnect housing at the speedometer, pull cable out, clean and lube it and put cable back into housing and reconnect to speedometer. Your done!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,685
Posted By Bill OH
Re: What kind of jack do you carry

Scissors jack and if that fails cell phone and AAA card.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,092
Posted By Bill OH
Re: It RUNS ....and then it DIES....

I would suggest running a mechanical pump and use the electric pump to prime. I would forget the pressure regulator. I am assuming that the mechanical pump can pull thru the electric pump. I run...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 838
Posted By Bill OH
Re: rear end identification

The bearings would have numbers on them that would enable you to obtain replacement bearings at NAPA or an outlet that sells bearings. Not a problem.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Bill OH
Re: gas line

You have the inlet valve in the fuel pump that should prevent the drain back to the tank. I am inclined to think that the fuel in the carb is leaking thru the power valve. The carb should retain...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,774
Posted By Bill OH
Re: 1932 V8 standard roadster update

Great accomplishment Enjoy!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By Bill OH
Re: Engine Problem

Cast iron heads use Champion H10 or equal.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,132
Posted By Bill OH
Re: Old stock ?

“Green Book” only lists cast iron 33 -48 as a replacement for AL. Manifold is about 45 mi at my former location - I will check it out next Monday and reply to you. How can I contact you?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,132
Posted By Bill OH
Re: Old stock ?

Aluminum
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,132
Posted By Bill OH
Re: Old stock ?

I have a intake manifold that was on a 21 stud in a 38 Ford. Any help to you?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By Bill OH
Re: Removing upper steering shaft grommet

I drilled my bushing many times with 1/8th inch bit and took it out in pieces and the crumbs I sucked out by placing the hose down over the shaft. I installed a wheel barrow bearing - perfect fit -...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Bill OH
Re: Chapter 2. Missing at part throttle.

Some ideas!! First, do you have room behind the 3rd carb to install a mechanical fuel pump and use the electric for priming? I have that arrangement - mech pump primed by electric.
I would back...
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