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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 841
Posted By AD1948Ford
Re: 1948 Ford 12 volt coil issues

GM, I just mailed Skip my original coil to do the conversion. I am going to run the Petronix coil for now until I get my skip unit back
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 841
Posted By AD1948Ford
Re: 1948 Ford 12 volt coil issues

I will try a different brand coil and also reroute away from the engine heat just in case.

Itís odd because it only happens on hot summer days here in Texas. That being said, all my other classic...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 841
Posted By AD1948Ford
Re: 1948 Ford 12 volt coil issues

Flapjack, the current coil has around 4 ohms
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 841
Posted By AD1948Ford
Re: 1948 Ford 12 volt coil issues

Jack, what type internally resisted coil should I get?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 841
Posted By AD1948Ford
1948 Ford 12 volt coil issues

I have been reading the various threads on this issue and after checking my system, I am still having the same issue with my coil overheating.

I have a 1948 ford tudor sedan with the original...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 877
Posted By AD1948Ford
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 877
Posted By AD1948Ford
Re: Fuel sending unit 1948 Tudor Sedan

Sorry for not responding. Yes it’s a aftermarket tanks as the original was horribly rusted after 30+ years. Branded, what you described is exactly my issue.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 877
Posted By AD1948Ford
Re: Fuel sending unit 1948 Tudor Sedan

Thanks everyone who have weighed in. Still having problems getting the sending unit to sit flush on the mounting flange. It’s like the body of the sender that goes inside the tank is too large for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 877
Posted By AD1948Ford
Re: Fuel sending unit 1948 Tudor Sedan

Looks just like 19Fordy picture
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 877
Posted By AD1948Ford
Fuel sending unit 1948 Tudor Sedan

I found a Ford NOS fuel sending unit for a 1948 Ford panel truck on eBay. Figured the actual sending unit base would work and I would just modify the float arm to work with my 48 Tudor sedan. Not so...
Forum: Early V8 01-01-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By AD1948Ford
Wanted: 1948 Tudor Sedan Fuel Sending Unit

In need of a original / NOS fuel sending unit that will fit a 1948 Ford Tudor Sedan. I am running original gauges in my 48 and the original al sender would be ideal.

Message me at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By AD1948Ford
Re: Radiator shops in Houston Texas

Thank you, Brian. I have stock heads so I’ll look for the torque specs
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By AD1948Ford
Re: Radiator shops in Houston Texas

Brian, I have not. Given it’s being driven more, should I ? And if so, what should I torque them to?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By AD1948Ford
Re: Radiator shops in Houston Texas

V8Coopman, you are right. I can use that extra money for the next project car now. I live in the Clear Lake Area.

JSeery, thanks for the additional info. It startled me a bit to see the temps.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By AD1948Ford
Re: Radiator shops in Houston Texas

RalphM, I stay away from the freeways or highly congested areas as well. Luckily I know the back roads to get where I am going haha
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By AD1948Ford
Re: Radiator shops in Houston Texas

Thanks everyone. Doesn’t look like I need a new radiator. Drained the radiator and put in a diluted 50/50 mix. Also got it out on the road and it didn’t go above 200 degrees on either head. The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By AD1948Ford
Radiator shops in Houston Texas

Anyone have recommendations for good radiator shops in Houston Texas to rebuilt original 1948 Ford Tudor Sedan radiator? For context of why I am asking, please see below.

My original 1948 Ford...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By AD1948Ford
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By AD1948Ford
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By AD1948Ford
Re: 1948 Ford Tudor Sedan front fender brace

You haven't lived life without having your “gender” wiggle......but to move on from the typo lol, if you could get a picture, that would help tremendously
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By AD1948Ford
1948 Ford Tudor Sedan front fender brace

Does anyone have a picture or could take a picture of how the front fender braces that secure the back part of the front fender mount? I just need some pictures to see how the back part is braced...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,247
Posted By AD1948Ford
Re: 1948 ford flathead oil change

Thanks for clarifying 4dFord. I had been told by others it was a plug with no threads which didn’t seem logical but wasn’t sure. Just ordered the wrench off eBay as well
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,247
Posted By AD1948Ford
Re: 1948 ford flathead oil change

So it does actually have threads and screws on? I thought it was just a plug?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,247
Posted By AD1948Ford
1948 ford flathead oil change

I have search the forums but cant seem to find the right answer to this very basic question (forgive me)......How do I remove the oil pan plug on my 1948 Ford Flathead V8? I just finished the ground...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,502
Posted By AD1948Ford
Re: Back from the upholstery shop

Thanks Everyone. To answer a few questions in one post.



I took my original steering wheel and refinished it. 95% of this car is all original to this car. If not original, it is period correct...
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