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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By LP
Re: No thermostats

Thanks to all for your responses!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By LP
No thermostats

I have been working on my 53 Flathead V8,and the thermostats are no good.
I have yet to drive the car and was wondering if I could run the motor without the thermostats for a while until I determine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,031
Posted By LP
Stripped threads on 53 flathead

I have a 53 flathead and some of the threads on the carburetor are in rough shape. The fuel line tightens up but leaks. Any ideas besides getting a new top piece for the carb? Any help is appreciated...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By LP
Re: 53 Ford v8 fuel pump rod

Thank you very much . I would have guessed wrong. Nice picture of the part too looks just like it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By LP
53 Ford v8 fuel pump rod

I have a 53 Ford Customline v8 and took off the fuel pump to clean and inspect it.
I did not notice that the rod was different on each end.
Does the end with the 2 grooves go into the engine?
I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,315
Posted By LP
53 Ford flathead fuel pump

I have a 53 Ford with a v8 flathead I purchased a diaphragm for the fuel pump and was taking it apart. I was wondering how to get it off. I see it has a slot on the shaft that connects to the pump....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,530
Posted By LP
Re: 53 ford brake pedal

I was still wondering about the travel in the brake rod though. I'll work on some of the suggestions soon Thanks to all LP
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,530
Posted By LP
Re: 53 ford brake pedal

I'm pretty sure it is Dot 3 fluid
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,530
Posted By LP
Re: 53 ford brake pedal

I thought about that ... Ill try it soon. I know I put the correct one on according to the part number though. Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,530
Posted By LP
53 ford brake pedal

Just replaced master cylinder ,wheel cylinders ,and hoses on my 53 Customline V8.
The master and the cylinders are made by Dorman. In an earlier post I was having leaking issues but have that under...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By LP
Re: 53 Ford Radiator

they mentioned an aluminum radiator at $700 and $580 to re core.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By LP
53 Ford Radiator

I am currently working on the cooling system and had my original radiator tested.
I knew it had a leak and the radiator shop told me that it needed to be re-cored (which they could do) or buy a new...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,530
Posted By LP
Re: 53 Ford Master cylinder leaking

I really appreciate all of the replies to my post. Now I have some things to try. I realize as Talkwrench said that this is only the beginning as this car had been sitting for many years. I will have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,530
Posted By LP
53 Ford Master cylinder leaking

I have recently purchased a 53 Ford Customline 4door with Flathead V8 3 speed.
I replaced the master cylinder and wheel cylinders.When I put the fittings back on the front of the master cylinder it...
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