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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By glennpm
Re: Brake Adjustment

I agree with Paul except pump a lot more than 2 or 3 times. The hole letting fluid in and bubbles out of the Master is very small.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By glennpm
Re: Brake Adjustment

You didn't say if you had a helper that was pumping the brakes, holding the pressure and then you quickly opening the bleeder valve ; then closing it quickly. What exactly did you do? Lots of help on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,365
Posted By glennpm
Re: new engine start-up problems

Yes, and I believe Mart said he had run into it ... yes, post #49 above.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By glennpm
Re: 32 Build Pt15: Master Cyl and lines. 59 Flatty Pt9: Boring. 41 pickup: Oil level

Yes, I was very surprised to see that we both came to the same design using the 2" X 4" TS. I made my bracket probably 30 plus years ago ;-)


Regarding the Bendix, I've been spending more the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 652
Posted By glennpm
Re: connector sleeve for choke rod

I did the same as RustySpokes
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,365
Posted By glennpm
Re: new engine start-up problems

Yeah I think that is very likely too.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,365
Posted By glennpm
Re: new engine start-up problems

Hi Brain,


When you tested the distributor did it included your cap and rotor? I had trouble a few months back where my 32 started missing intermittently one day and finally quit. I had to get a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By glennpm
Re: 32 Build Pt15: Master Cyl and lines. 59 Flatty Pt9: Boring. 41 pickup: Oil level

Excellent video Mart!



I posted a comment on it. This is my latest step bore cylinder mentioned there.


For very tight bends I use the hand held tool below. I can get the fittings very...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By glennpm
Re: Trick to remove OFF ON ignition plate

Like these Channellock 748s?


https://www.channellock.com/product/748/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 636
Posted By glennpm
Re: Problem Removing Steering Wheel

You can drill and tap the steering wheel hub, I suggest 5/16"-24, and then use one of these pullers. They're available at any auto parts store and reasonable.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,941
Posted By glennpm
Re: Pop-up Adds at Bottom of Screen

I agree with you Ryan
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By glennpm
Re: Different Key ways??

Here is a picture of both of the 32 Pitman arms with the "B" or truck one on the top. There is a one tooth difference between the two.

The rotation of the B would push a fixed length drag link...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By glennpm
Re: Different Key ways??

Some pictures regarding geometry to augment the text from Dennis Lacy.


"Reason #3

The built in steering arm on 1932 - 1934 spindles, when viewed from directly above with the spindle in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By glennpm
Re: Different Key ways??

More good info from Dennis Lacy, Early V8 Garage http://www.earlyv8garage.net/. Take a good read of "reason #3".
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By glennpm
Re: Different Key ways??

Be certain that you have the steering box gears in the middle position. After that do what is required to have the the spindle arm ahead of the axle as it is for the original.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By glennpm
Re: Different Key ways??

The keyway in the steering shaft matches the keyway on the worm gear and will be straight up when you are centered with the steering box like 51 Merc says above. Once you find the center position,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 636
Posted By glennpm
Re: Problem Removing Steering Wheel

Yes, "the horse shoe clips comes out pretty easy", getting it back in is the fun part ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By glennpm
Re: 1932 Ford V8 front motor mounts??

Here are some


http://www.earlyfordstore.com/index.php/cPath/86_267
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By glennpm
Re: Gas Tank Fuel Gauge reading question

Hi Jim,


It will make a minuscule difference. The main height in whatever fluid will be the same. The only difference will be the float itself and how much it will displace the fluid. Water has...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,365
Posted By glennpm
Re: new engine start-up problems

Good Brian, glad you have found the chingaso problem at last ;-)



Glenn
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,365
Posted By glennpm
Re: new engine start-up problems

He plans to run a compression check today from post #35
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,365
Posted By glennpm
Re: new engine start-up problems

Good Brian, thanks for the reply.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 765
Posted By glennpm
Re: 40 Ford LED tailights

I like the Speedway lights, very bright.


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=273016
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,365
Posted By glennpm
Re: new engine start-up problems

"Are you sure that you have your distributor mounted correctly with the rotor pointing to #1 on the cap for the power stroke? Not sure if your spacer would change how the crab tang mounting would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,124
Posted By glennpm
Re: Wire splicing

Yes!

"They won't fail at the joint but on ether side, will be the weak point"
My experience in a number of soldered joints including old ones that I did on my 40 50 years ago which were all...
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