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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Valves, Which is best for the street .

I would think that stock Ford valves would be best for the street. Here's some good info.
https://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1582247-1951-239-flat-head-valves.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Wiring insulation burn-through

Look here:
https://www.google.com/search?q=heat+resistant+wire+cloth+covering&oq=heat+resistant++wire+cloth+covering&aqs=chrome..69i57j33i160.17144j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 105
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Lower front of 35

Anthony:

You also will have to modify the top of your new spindles to make the new backing plates lay flat. I used a die grinder. I used MT Brake kit. Made a template to assure grinding fit.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 243
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1940 Ford Deluxe Coupe rear spring shackle bolt installation

If you were in south FL you could borrow my spring spreader.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 243
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1940 Ford Deluxe Coupe rear spring shackle bolt installation

Terry makes an excellent point. Check that out first.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 243
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1940 Ford Deluxe Coupe rear spring shackle bolt installation

If you remove the bolt on the torque tube that secures the rear radius rods in place , could you then move the rear axle housing and spring for better alignment?
Then reattach the radius rod ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 41 pickup sway bar

Look thru this thread and you will see the 1940/41 design. Is this the style you have?
It looks like what Alan posted. You need the correct perch bolts also. Ebay has 2 sway bars for sale right...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: NAPA pt # Unilite points

Yes, I was wondering about that also since Unilites don't use points. Perhaps he wants to convert his Unilite back to a "points" distributer. If so, the cam lobe, condenser and rotor are needed. Cam...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: NAPA pt # Unilite points

Charlie, Will this help?...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Car-Jacking Woes

Buy two low profile hydraulic jacks that work, for starters.
You place one under the frame rail to raise the body. Then you place the other jack under the axle to raise the car. Use jack stands,...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-20-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Thunderbird seats

Those T-Bird seats will not be a good choice for your hot rod. They look terrible.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,598
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Stolen

Wow! Glad they were found and returned. Probably being stashed until the heat dies down.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Mystery Knob with a T

Convertible top?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,280
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Lathe set up help for my shop

Here's my little show and tell. It's not car related but, let's pretend it's a hood ornament,. Made on a South bend 10 in lathe when I was teaching high school metal shop. Even had a few students...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 288
Posted By 19Fordy
Flathead Cleanout Sale June 19.

Saw this on HAMB. Did anyone attend from Fordbarn? Wonder if it's Yankee Flatheads?

https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/flathead-builder-shop-clean-out-sale-granite-bay-ca-6-19-21.1233201/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,280
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Lathe set up help for my shop

rockfla; After reading your 'karma" tale, you definitely are in line for better times ahead.

You definitely have made the right decision by keeping your eyes open for a mill. If you can, find one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1940 Ford Paint

Here's a chart of interest.
https://paintref.com/cgi-bin/colorcodedisplay.cgi?year=1940&manuf=Ford
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,280
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Lathe set up help for my shop

cas3 hit a homerun. When you have a lathe you never throw away bar stock of any shape.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,280
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Lathe set up help for my shop

rockfl: I'm jealous!!!! But, happy for you. Enjoy.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,136
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Fuel problem on my '40

I think finding that leaking screw will void the porous casting possibility.

Now, patiently rebuild your old carb like the pros do.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Viscosity VS Pressure

Thanks for the viewing tip. Very informative.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,100
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Is "Superior Car Parts, Inc" still in business?

Gosh, Americans had better realize that unless the USA starts manufacturing products at home, our country is doomed. I know that sounds extreme but, the USA can't rely on other countries for it's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,136
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Fuel problem on my '40

Mike: When you get time it's interesting to read about and visually see how fuel pressure affects flow based on demand....
Forum: Early V8 06-17-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By 19Fordy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: flathead refresh

You might even be lucky enough to find an engine that has already been rebuilt.
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