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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 362
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Anyone know how to renew NJ QQ (antique) plates?

If you lost your renewal notice and PIN, and you are still within your renewal time window, you will be still be able to renew your registration online. You can request your PIN here
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Not using an ignition resistor on my 48 mercury

The voltage on the round coil's points side should be 0v with points closed, And full 6v with points open whether a resistor's in the circuit or not. If there's an external resistor in the circuit,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,752
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Engine removal '38 deluxe

>>>might hit or get real tight as the nose tapers>>>


Take the nose off. You'll be glad you did. Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 875
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Fumes in the cabin

johndee138>>> this keeps the stank away from the cockpit in the meantime>>>


With an original pan vent plus this type of carb air cleaner entrainment system, this is all the crankcase...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: 1 wire alternator installation questions..

>>>Jack, I would like to know more about the 1st exciter terminal. I am guessing that you are referring to the smaller red wire here and not the white?>>>


The exciter wire spade terminal to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: 1 wire alternator installation questions..

>>>I currently have new a 3 wire, 10 SI on the engine but no matter what I do that thing puts out 15.0 to 15.5 volts>>>


Depends on where you're measuring it, on if you're using an analog or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: 1 wire alternator installation questions..

https://www.dbelectrical.com/products/alternator-tractor-1-wire-63-amp-10si-w-pulley-for-5-8-inch-wide-belt.html




Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Generator Pulley fitting an Alternator Question

19Fordy>>>the standard alternator pulley will be just fine and dandy.>>>


Hmmm??? I thought you wanted the standard 8BA generator pulley to be fine and dandy. What am I missing here? Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 976
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: "help"

>>>I am building a 8ba>>>


Prolly the first thing I'd do is pull the plugs and pour a few ounces of MMO into each hole. Let it set for a day or so. Then try to turn it again. Then go from there....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,938
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,938
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: What are the advantages of upgrading to Hydraulic Braks

Keep your mechanicals. I wish I'd kept mine instead of installing the Lockheed hydraulics. FlatheadTed's bendix-like conversion kit for mechanicals should make a big difference. I just wish he'd...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,578
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: 5/16-24 wing nuts...

You can run a 5/16-24 tap thru a stamped 1/4-20 or 5/16-18 wingnut to do the job. The application doesn't call for a high load fastener. Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Head Gasket for 21 stud

Composites here slathered with plenty of wheel-bearing grease on all surfaces. Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,011
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: My Friend BB wants pros and cons to upgrade to 12volt system

51 MERC-CT>>>what accounts for all the bendix springs that have broken while the starter was being powered with 6 volts?>>>


skidmarks>>>Age>>>


My starter spent the first 21 years of its...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,011
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: My Friend BB wants pros and cons to upgrade to 12volt system

Tell your friend to google the keywords pros and cons to upgrade from 6 volt to 12volt system

8^) Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Southside Obsolete ??

http://southsideobsolete.com/Southside_obsolete/Welcome.html




Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: polarizing a generator

Conway>>>Not sure I follow the procedure for polarizing the generator.>>>


Me neither. A picture might be worth a few thousand words. If I had to guess from the picture, I'd probably momentarily...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,137
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Engine install

Maybe VanPelt has a busted mainshaft for you. Ebay has some listed for about $40 but they're still good ones. I've got one but you can't have it. 8^) Jack E/NJ

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,367
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Bolt remover socket

If you've got the room, a pipe wrench. If not, a jacobs chuck, Or homedepot, lowes and amazon have extractor socket kits for about $25. Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,443
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: 8 volt battery in a 6 volt car?

Volt-CCA or cold cranking power (watts) delivered to the starter is the main factor. How long that cranking power is able to be delivered determines the size of the battery. Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,443
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: 8 volt battery in a 6 volt car?

8v tractor batteries usually have more CCAs. Jack E/NJ


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,443
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: 8 volt battery in a 6 volt car?

Should work fine with an 8 volt alternator except for the cost, lights burning out quicker and stress on the ignition system. Other than that, go for it. 8^) Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Is it just me?

The heater hose & heater core are tiny relative to the radiator hose and radiator. So I think the heater is somehow affecting the flow & temp in the immediate vicinity of the sender, maybe not a real...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Is it just me?

30-9>>>Left side 170-180 and right side 160 or lil less.>>>
Run heater on the left side to balance things out. 8^)



billlybronco>>> don't even have a heater and I run about 10 degrees hotter...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,326
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Condenser

>>> it probably has a split or two in the case>>>.mine are much closer to the proper value for a modern coil than the original Mallory's.>>>


Mallory not split yet. That's why I'm keeping it in...
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