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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 735
Posted By 38coop
Re: ID air filter please

No ribs on the one that came with my 49.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 603
Posted By 38coop
Re: 1940 Ford 1/2 ton restoration sequence?

Sometimes we forget about everyday life that can slow a project down. We have good intentions but appointments , your job , vacations , lawn work all get in the way.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,355
Posted By 38coop
Re: Charlie stolded.....my version

Back in the 70's , i worked at a independent auto parts store. Believe me when i say i dealt with a lot of Scott's.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 14,142
Posted By 38coop
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By 38coop
Re: 1 wire alternator installation questions..

I was going to recommend Randy Rundle of Fifth Ave Garage, but i just seen where he passed away on Feb 1 2021.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By 38coop
Re: Shoebox Ford lower control arm spacer

I had the same spacers on my 49. I just put them back where they were.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,058
Posted By 38coop
Re: Did I finally find a GEM?

I have a 49 Club Coupe. Everything looks the same as mine except mine did not have the floor or trunk mats. I noticed your stop light switch was not hooked up. are you using another type of switch ?...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,434
Posted By 38coop
Re: Misery loves company

How about when you start out to do something , but along the way you find something that you think you should do first , and forget about the first thing you started out to do.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By 38coop
First start

I started my 49 8BA today for the first time. Everything went fine. I used all the suggestions that i have read on the Ford Barn about first start ups. No leaks and about 28lbs oil pressure....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By 38coop
Re: 1950 sedan dash wiring

Just removing the front seat helps a lot.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,445
Posted By 38coop
Re: Cornhead grease and steering gear oil.

Thanks for your reply JM. I will get what i can out of the steering box and not worry about the rest.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,445
Posted By 38coop
Re: Cornhead grease and steering gear oil.

Update: I have ordered a large suction syringe with a small and long enough hose that i should be able to get around the steering box gear and suck all the old oil out of the steering box and then...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,445
Posted By 38coop
Cornhead grease and steering gear oil.

Will cornhead grease mix with steering gear oil? I have a slow leak on the steering gear on my 49 Ford car. oil looks to be about half way down in the gear box. I don't really want to start loosening...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By 38coop
Re: seat belt installation 40 Merc

Check with Juliano's. 1-800-300-1932 or www.julianos.com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By 38coop
Re: 51 Ford Convertible quarter window regulator question

Call Chris at Shoebox Central (405-259-9222). He knows these 49-53 Fords inside and out and can tell you what you need to know.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By 38coop
Re: 49 Ford front glass

When i put the windshield in my 49 , instructions said to put the stainless trim in first. I had two helpers and it was still a pain. We used masking tape to hold everything in place until we were...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,401
Posted By 38coop
Re: Oversized Brake Drums

I just replaced all the brake lines on my 49 Ford. Two of the old lines had compression fittings.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,257
Posted By 38coop
Re: Crabb dist.setup pictures ??

Hope i make it to 83 and still able to work on my cars.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,154
Posted By 38coop
Re: Gas tank question

I read an article that says the ethanol type gas will cause the sealer put in tanks to eventually turn to goo and clog up fuel systems. Anyone had problems with this ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By 38coop
Re: Radiator repairs and strengthening for pressure. Mart's 41 pu get's it's Rad fixe

I enjoyed your video. I like your torch. I don't use one very often but it looks easy to use compared to the bottle type.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,009
Posted By 38coop
Re: Getting on Fordbarn

X- 2 on what tubman said. We just had computer problems and the repair tech said to leave it on so it can update when it needs to.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,265
Posted By 38coop
Re: Wa State, Nice & Legal

I should have added that they had no problem letting me register a Fla antique tag for the same car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,265
Posted By 38coop
Re: Wa State, Nice & Legal

I tried to register a 1949 Fla tag for my 49 Ford car and they turned it down because the vehicle weight was not on the title.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,612
Posted By 38coop
Re: Noise at higher RPM?

I was thinking speedometer too. Noticed it was jumping back and fourth about 5 mph.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,281
Posted By 38coop
Re: Chevy guys

It's like that with everything. Some people will only drink Budweiser and some will only drink Miller Lite.
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