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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Irish Tom
Fuel Problems on a 1947 V8 truck

Hi,
Would anyone have any suggestions/ideas of what would be wrong with my 1947 Truck? I have removed the fuel tank and cleaned it out, cleaned the carb, all the petrol lines are clean but when I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2017, 04:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 824
Posted By Irish Tom
Re: 1936 engine troubles

sorry i forgot to answer, no this model has a 22hp engine (60hp)
its bit small and under powered compared to the US engine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 824
Posted By Irish Tom
Re: 1936 engine troubles

the previous owner started the restoration and then he became sick and it lay for many years, his son told me the engine was completely rebuilt but I have no proof of that,
I had the car out about 8...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 824
Posted By Irish Tom
Re: 1936 engine troubles

thank you for your help, yes it might be that.
do you think it is pointing at broken rings?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 824
Posted By Irish Tom
Re: 1936 engine troubles

it seems to have oil in the smoke, when I took the cap off the filler the top was tripping in oil.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 824
Posted By Irish Tom
Re: 1936 engine troubles

oil level is exactly right, checked it straight away.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 824
Posted By Irish Tom
Re: 1936 engine troubles

Hi,
yes it smells like oil. and its brining oil up the filler too. it only stopped when i stopped the car. i had the car out about 8 months ago and drove it 30 miles and it didn't do this.
The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 824
Posted By Irish Tom
1936 engine troubles

Hi Everyone,
I know I am only new to the Barn but I am asking advice again.

I took my 1936 out today, her 1st run in the last year. The car went about 4 miles and then started smoking out...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,426
Posted By Irish Tom
Re: 1935 bumper guards

This is just two photos of the car with the bumper on it and the bumper on the ground with the old 3 bumper guards I have
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,243
Posted By Irish Tom
Re: 1936 Ford Model 62

Hi,
Thanks, I think it has worked this time. This is the car at different stages of its restoration
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,243
Posted By Irish Tom
Re: 1936 Ford Model 62

that would fit my car I reckon, i did buy a 1937 one and it don't fit, curve is wrong and its not big enough to cover the holes on the bonnet.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,243
Posted By Irish Tom
Re: 1936 Ford Model 62

Hi,
That is exactly like my car! but its not a matford, a matford one will fit my car but if it can be got.
I for some reason am not allowed to post up pictures, maybe its because am a new member.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,426
Posted By Irish Tom
Re: 1935 bumper guards

Hi,
For some reason it won't allow me to post photos, i have sent an email to admin to see what is wrong
When they get back I will post a photo of the car
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,243
Posted By Irish Tom
Re: 1936 Ford Model 62

I have tried to post a photo but it won't allow me to, its not the same as the US model, its an english designed one and I am unsure if it shares the mascot of another US car
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,426
Posted By Irish Tom
Re: 1935 bumper guards

I think my car has the same 1936 bumpers as a US model would have. I was going to buy the repo 1935 ones from bob drake and i didn't know if they would fit it. So I can at least go ahead and get...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2017, 03:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,243
Posted By Irish Tom
1936 Ford Model 62

Hi,
I am just on the better side of a 4 year restoration on my 1936 Ford Model 62. I am unable to find some key parts for the car like the bonnet mascot for it, I was wondering if anyone on here...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2017, 03:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By Irish Tom
Bumper Guards 1935/36

Hi,
I am trying to finish off my 1936 ford Model 62, I am having trouble getting 1936 new bumper guards.
I was wondering if someone could tell me if the Bob Drake repo 1935 ones will still fit...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2017, 03:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,426
Posted By Irish Tom
Re: 1935 bumper guards

Hi,
Can you tell me then does the 1935 bumper guard fit onto the 1936 bumper?
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