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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 832
Posted By corvette8n
Re: for sale listing of the day!

I came across this guy before, maybe he sells to the people who donít know any better.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Introduction to my 50 fordor

Brings back memories my fist car was a ‘50 two door sedan paid $5. for it in 1964, purchased from Dads co-worker (hence the low price). I’m sure you’ll make good memories once it’s on the road.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 36 project making progress

My Dad had a ‘36 in 1945 one of my favorite Fords, yours is coming along great.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=3447&pictureid=28875
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 572
Posted By corvette8n
Re: '41 won't crank when hot

Also make sure your ground/hot connections are shiny clean and tight. Use steel wool/sandpaper to clean up the connection mating surfaces. When everything is done I lightly spray the outside of my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Brake Adjustment

I used a vacuum pump to pull the fluid thru my new calipers when I replaced them on my truck, then bled them the rest of the way with a helper.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 870
Posted By corvette8n
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Whatís a quick test for temp sending unit?

All good suggestions, I do have a 1953 Motors repair manual. Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By corvette8n
Whatís a quick test for temp sending unit?

I pulled a single screw temperature sending unit from a junk head, itís stamped KS on the side. Whatís the easiest way to test it? If itís good Iíll put it in my spare parts stash.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 41 ford sedan vent window glass help

Replaced the broken vent window on my Ď41, bought the glass setting tape from Bob Drake, I did mine on a hot sunny day came out great.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,295
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Marvel Classic Motor Oil

I think I have a sticky valve, can I slowly dump a little mmo down the carb at at about 1500rpm, or would it be better to just put it in the tank?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 936
Posted By corvette8n
Re: condenser

Had mine for over a year, no issues, got it direct from Tubman here on the barn.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,197
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 1941 instrument panel

It’s in the text, I think he said 4.5v but his car is 12v. I’ve seen battery operated lights like these in Walmart.

Thanks to fortyonerag for the pictorial, I’ve got to take my speedo out as the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,025
Posted By corvette8n
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 1941 ford sedan vacum wiper motor and control

When I forced Marvel Mystery oil into the vacuum line from under the hood using a syringe, I had a puddle of oil on my interior floor, hose was cracked under the dash. If those hoses are original you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 6/12 Volt Bulbs

Is this what your looking for. I printed it out and hung it on my garage wall.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 50 ford woodie chassis finally in derusticator!

Can’t wait to see the final product.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Fun at Mart's. 32 Sedan Pt13: Brakes. Ol' 59 Pt7: Crack braze. Plus Gavin's new c

Couldnít a sleeve be put in without welding up the crack?, guess Iím not sure how sleeves work.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 910
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Pic from Carlisle

Yes it is cool and for sale to boot.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By corvette8n
USB for 6v positive ground

Here is a solution to phone charging on a 6 volt car.
The green one is one I modified internally for 6 volt positive ground.
I took the other apart to show how it works charging my L.E.D....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 6 volt question

I get these from the dollar store, open it up and reverse the connections.
You can also pull out the guts and mount them onto a piece of plastic and hide it under the dash.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 993
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Can't judge a book's cover -

I use Axiem photo editor for IPad and IPhone(the free version), just crop the picture and save it then upload the saved version. If you are using a Windows PC download Photoscape, it has an option to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 1934 Ford Pickup firing order

I wonder how many flatheaders use the firing order as their pin.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 46 F/H oil pan removal

I remember I had to jack up my motor quite a ways to get the pan off, but that was an 8BA, pan was catching on the counterweights.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By corvette8n
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 734
Posted By corvette8n
Re: '36 Ford pickup coming together....

Wow, nice job, I like the colors, keep the pictures coming.
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