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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 8ba cooling fans

The 3 blade fan is a different dia. than the 4 blade fan. Pick the one that fits best.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 8ba cooling fans

I believe those three bladed fans were used on 1952-53 Fords. An 18 1/2 inch 4 bladed fan, 2 piece blade design (Part # 1CM-8602) was used on was used on 1950-51 Mercs with automatic transmissions....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 523
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: installing fan in 40 coupe with 51 mercury FH

Flatjack is correct. The 8RT pumps fit best.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 523
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: installing fan in 40 coupe with 51 mercury FH

Gary, Use an electric fan only as a last resort, IMO. Here's an expanded thread worth reading.
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=233600&highlight=Re%3A+Fan+hits+upper+radiator+hoses...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Pearl Harbor Day

So true. I can't help but wonder how many teachers will explain to their students (today) the significance of Dec. 7, 1941. God Bless The Greatest Generation and all those who have served and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Oil Filter-ology

Gene: The topic of Full flow oil system conversion has been around for a very long time.
Here's a Fordbarn discussion from 2016. No doubt Henry Ford's OEM system was adequate for his OEM engines....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 523
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: installing fan in 40 coupe with 51 mercury FH

kirkf: The problem is that manufacturing costs are prohibitive.
Forum: Early V8 12-05-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,528
Posted By 19Fordy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Brake Drum Rust Protection?

Remove the rust with OSPHO which will convert the rust to iron phosphate which can then be wiped off with a rag or clean steel wool. I painted my drums with black enamel paint, although black spray...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Gas gauge quit

Clem, Remove the sending unit from the tank and cover the opening with a rag to prevent fumes. Then, lay the sending unit on a piece of cardboard away from the tank opening and use an alligator...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 739
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: New member intro and a question about mirrors

Johndee138; If possible please post photos and info on how you installed your rear view camera and its related wiring. That sounds like a great solution.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 739
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: New member intro and a question about mirrors

I believe many folks on the Fordbarn have reported that nothing is gained by installing a mirror on the pass. side. Do a SEARCH. You may just be opening a can of worms.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,110
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Do not do business with this person

One way to avoid this shipping cost guessing game on smaller items that can fit in a box is to use PRIORITY SHIPPING BOXES whenever possible. That way you can quote the shipping cost which remains...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: '49 car fuel sending unit testing

CJ: Take plenty of BEFORE and AFTER photos of the wiring behind your dash and instrument cluster so as to put your mind at ease and make it easier to reassemble.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,110
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Do not do business with this person

tom: Now days it's not uncommon that folks will change their mind once they are told what shipping charges are going to be. They are not concerned about the time and money you spend to get the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: '49 car fuel sending unit testing

Go to Home Depot or Lowes and buy a 6V dry cell. See first photo. Here's some info. about 49-51 Merc sending unit that also applies to other King Sealy units and gauges. The gauge and unit shown...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Holley 4V carb........

Ford Freak: Follow V8's advice. You could use a 390 on an 8BA but, need smaller carb for 221.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: '49 car fuel sending unit testing

First, find out if the sending unit works. Remove it from the tank and place it on a piece of cardboard. Then run a wire from the gauge to the top of the sending unit and a separate wire from the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: '32 reinforcing plate 4 slotted frame holes steering

Have them water jet cut for a nice clean edge.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 41 ford car stock gas tank sending unit - recommendation

fordor: Thanks for posting about that aftermarket sending unit. Were the gauge readings between FULL and EMPTY accurate also? Plus, do you know how much gas was left in the tank when the gauge...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,014
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 39 Frame- Worn wishbone socket

V8: Your engineering is super nice. Does your repair change the castor angle?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 41 ford car stock gas tank sending unit - recommendation

Veeder: If you still have the old unit, check the float for hairline cracks that allow gas to seep in and give false readings. Do a SEARCH on GAS TANK SENDING UNITS. It's interesting to see what...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Beautiful Lincoln in Spain

That is a beautiful Lincoln.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 893
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: New 32

CONGRATULATIONS on getting such a fine truck. Enjoy.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Dennis Carpenter Voltage Reducer

When I converted my 40 to 12v I used a CVR (Constant Voltage Reducer from Ron Francis) to reduce the voltage to 6 V for the FUEL, TEMP, Oil gauges. In order to get the BAT. guage (which is really...
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