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Forum: Early V8 07-20-2021, 09:18 PM
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Posted By 293131
Re: 1936 Ford Club Cabriolet

Still looking!

Thanks!!
Forum: Early V8 04-01-2021, 08:36 PM
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Posted By 293131
1936 Ford Club Cabriolet

Hello,

Looking for a 1936 Ford Club Cabriolet (not a restoration project). If you know of one or have one for sale, please let me know.

Thank you!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,403
Posted By 293131
Re: 1951 Ford overdrive transmission identification??

Thanks again. Do you know if the convertible overdrive was any different than any of the other models that were produced? I guess the Vanpelt outfit can answer that.

Also, could the side plate...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,403
Posted By 293131
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,403
Posted By 293131
Re: 1951 Ford overdrive transmission identification??

Pretty obvious that it's missing parts, yes. What I'm asking is if it indeed is a '51. This is measured from the front. Are parts still available to make this complete?


Thank you!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,403
Posted By 293131
1951 Ford overdrive transmission identification??

Hello all,

I am posting this for my dad. I bought in an eBay auction a '49-'50 OD and supposedly a '51 Ford overdrive.

Could someone take a look at these pictures and let me know if it is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,331
Posted By 293131
Re: Harmonic vibration - engine placement?

Thanks for all of the responses, everyone.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,331
Posted By 293131
Harmonic vibration - engine placement?

Hello,

I am posting this for my dad. He is not a mechanic nor am I. He has a '31 Cabriolet 68c and his engine has what he believes is a harmonic vibration between a narrow RPM range. At idle...
Forum: Model-A 10-16-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By 293131
Still looking for a Model B engine

Still looking for a non-repaired B block with the desirable counterbalanced crank. If you know of one or have one, please let me know.

You can email me at etterw(at symbol)comcast(dot)net
...
Forum: Model-A 06-28-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 717
Posted By 293131
Still looking for a counter balanced Model B engine

Still looking for a nice, counterbalanced Model B engine. Would prefer something near south central PA...or at least a day's drive to and from south central PA.

Many thanks.
Forum: Model-A 04-12-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By 293131
Re: Looking for a Model B Ford engine

Still looking. Thanks.
Forum: Model-A 04-06-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,003
Posted By 293131
Forum: Model-A 04-05-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By 293131
Looking for a Model B Ford engine

If you have or know of a Model B Ford engine for sale, please let me know.

Thank you.

You can email me at: wmleiv(at symbol)yahoo(dot)com - Trying to avoid spammers by spelling it out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,877
Posted By 293131
Re: PLEASE HELP - 1931 Cabriolet noise identification

Thanks. This mechanic knows what he is doing on Model As. My dad had a few spare transmissions and asked him to replace...he was also upgrading to an overdrive. The rebuilt motor came from a place...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,877
Posted By 293131
Re: PLEASE HELP - 1931 Cabriolet noise identification

Thanks guys. I've been fwd.ing him a lot of the posts on engine vibration. Wow, tons of posts! He did replace the motor mounts with the float a mount (?) type and the vibration is still there. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,877
Posted By 293131
Re: PLEASE HELP - 1931 Cabriolet noise identification

Thank you. I think the timing is okay. It was idling beautifully with the spark lever all the way up. I don't know if it would help with a recording or not. I will try to do that.

Thanks...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,877
Posted By 293131
Re: PLEASE HELP - 1931 Cabriolet noise identification

UPDATE and follow-up question -

I rode in this Model A today and I don't think it's metal to metal grinding at all. To me, it's more like a heavy vibration. You can feel it in the steering...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,877
Posted By 293131
Re: PLEASE HELP - 1931 Cabriolet noise identification

Thanks for all of the answers, everyone. I am fwding these to my dad so he can let his mechanic know.

Great stuff. Thanks again!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,877
Posted By 293131
Re: PLEASE HELP - 1931 Cabriolet noise identification

Thanks. He typically hears it only with certain RPMs but it is typically always under load. I don't know if that helps out or not.

He had disconnected the speedo and ran it that way and it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,877
Posted By 293131
Re: PLEASE HELP - 1931 Cabriolet noise identification

I will try to do this and post it. Someone mentioned that it might a poorly positioned flywheel.?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,877
Posted By 293131
PLEASE HELP - 1931 Cabriolet noise identification

Hello, everyone. I am trying to help my dad out in finding a noise he hears only at certain RPMs. I haven't heard it, but from what he said, it almost sounds like a metal to metal grinding.

He...
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