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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2022, 03:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 598
Posted By Darrell S
Re: Western National Meet - Wenatchee, Washington State

Looking at the schedule it shows the judging day Wed the 13th. Will this be the only time to see the cars all at once? I have never been to one of these events and will only have a couple of days. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,042
Posted By Darrell S
Re: jseery health issues

I have also missed your posts and was wondering how things were with you. Hope you have good medical help and the cancer will be gone. Also thanks again for all the help when I rewired the 48.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 720
Posted By Darrell S
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By Darrell S
Re: Not Charging

[QUOTE=SoCalCoupe;2126060]Did the generator charge the battery before you put in the new battery? How do you know? Maybe the generator wasn't charging the old battery?


I'm no expert but I very...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2022, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By Darrell S
Re: Not Charging

Thanks so much for the information, greatly appreciated.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By Darrell S
Re: Not Charging

Could damage have been done to the generator or voltage generator by not doing so?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2022, 12:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,461
Posted By Darrell S
Re: Just a simple "good day"

As do I. And I also thank all those who have helped.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By Darrell S
Re: Not Charging

Could damage to the generator or voltage regulator have happened as a result of not polarizing? I was hoping DD would chime in.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By Darrell S
Not Charging

I copied this from a 1931 Flamingo thread on hard starting. DD had this in the post.



Now, with ALL wiring connections verified, let's attempt to polarize.

First, remove the BATTERY CABLE...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2022, 03:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,601
Posted By Darrell S
Re: NEW starting problem

[QUOTE=V8COOPMAN;2066165]OK Paul, so far....so good. There are TWO basic types of charging circuits....Type "A", and Type "B". This is determined by the generator itself, as well as the voltage...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2022, 05:21 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,853
Posted By Darrell S
Re: 89 today

Happy Birthday Ron, hope you had a great party.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2022, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,062
Posted By Darrell S
Re: Introduction

49 through 51 Mercs are cool no matter how many doors they have. Very nice looking car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,475
Posted By Darrell S
Re: 33 out west

That humble, homemade caravan is ingenious. I love reading about your travel adventures.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2022, 10:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,777
Posted By Darrell S
Re: A Plea for Safety

I had a wooden ladder break, when stepping on the 3rd rung it broke. With a bundle of composition shingles on my shoulder I went down through the first 2 rungs. I was fortunate, no injuries.
Marcus,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,519
Posted By Darrell S
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By Darrell S
Re: "Backup camera? We never needed 'em"

That looks like a precarious position Gary. Glad there was no damage. I think most anyone would be shaken, it looks like it could have rolled.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,208
Posted By Darrell S
Re: V-8 Times

Yes, about 1 and 1/2 or 2 weeks ago.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,212
Posted By Darrell S
Re: Original 39 Deluxe Coupe ex Hickory NC now bound NZ Down Under.

It's amazing that a car like this even exists. Congratulations, this will make for a happy new year.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By Darrell S
JSeery

Happy New year all. Have not seen anything from JSeery lately. Does anyone know if he is ok?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,485
Posted By Darrell S
Re: Happy 90th Birthday Lawson Cox

Keep on Lawson, always enjoy your posts. And that roll of TP ought to be humming by now. Happy Birthday.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By Darrell S
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By Darrell S
Re: Merry christmas

Aussie Merc, Merry Christmas to you and all the Barners.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By Darrell S
Re: Merry Christmas everyone

And Merry Christmas to you Talkwrench, and you family. I hope that your new business is successful and turns out better than the job you lost. Times certainly are changing and it's hard to see just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,208
Posted By Darrell S
Re: Aussie Flathead Piston Repair

I used to go to the 1/4 mile bike races at Belmont stadium south of San Francisco in the 50's. When walking up to the entrance and before being able to see the track during practice one could always...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,223
Posted By Darrell S
Re: 1939 ford acelerator pedal installation

I couldn't get it started with the pedal attached to the floor. I attached the rod and pedal together then screwed it to the floor. The screw will start when all is together but it's a slow process...
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