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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,011
Posted By Ken Arms
Re: charging question

So, Its fixed, I put I high output alternator on from powermaster but the symptom remained. Once I powered the fan from starter solenoid all is good. I still don't get a charge at idle but I think...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By Ken Arms
Re: For my 34, suggestions for headers and dual exhaust?

you will need to consider your batterie when doing duals for clearance of the pipe. I built a small batt box to accept a group 35 batterie like you might see in a small honda. My 34 is 12v. The curve...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,011
Posted By Ken Arms
Re: charging question

Just an update, I tried a smaller pulley and although I do see an improvement the amps still drop when the fan kicks in. I think I may bite the bullet and purchase a high output alternator. Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,011
Posted By Ken Arms
Re: charging question

Thanks all, I ordered a smaller pulley to start out with. As near as I can tell my alternator is rated at 60 amps. I will try the pulley first and post what happens. Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-20-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,011
Posted By Ken Arms
charging question

Hey folks, forgive me for asking this on the barn but its were I am comfortable.
For reasons too long to explain I put an electric fan in my 34. The car is converted to 12v and I'm using a typical...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 903
Posted By Ken Arms
Re: Help identifying seat frame

They look close to my 34 tudor
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,307
Posted By Ken Arms
Re: 1932 Ford 3 widow coupe

I have a brand new Eaton spring I had made for my 34, you can have it for free if you want. Total junk! Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 821
Posted By Ken Arms
shark fin jacks

I'm trying to locate a shark fin ford jack for my 34, I see some on ebay occasionally. Can someone tell me why some look like they are cast and others look more like stamped steel? Ken
Forum: Early V8 03-09-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By Ken Arms
34 jack and handle

Looking for a working 34 jack with handle. I believe it was the shark fin style. please pm me if you have one to sell. Thanks Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 931
Posted By Ken Arms
Re: Take a ride

Thanks for all the comments, The vid was this past summer, I got my son and daughter to help me figure out how to post it and add music. I will try to make a new and improved one with a wide view....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 931
Posted By Ken Arms
Take a ride

Take a virtual ride in my 34 Ken
https://youtu.be/11QwDqr78lc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 698
Posted By Ken Arms
Re: Speedometer Reair

I sent mine to Leonard Nichols in Gouverneur NY. He did a great job. He is on the barn. Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,329
Posted By Ken Arms
Re: Fumes in the cabin

Check to see if you have a vent on your oil pan. I don't know if the 35 engine block was vented in the front pass side or not. My 59ab has a vent there and was using a 34 pan with no vent in that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,437
Posted By Ken Arms
Re: Just won't fire up.

This is a long shot but my 34 with hydro fuel gauge gave me a problem that tuned out to be embarrassing, the tank was too low on fuel but gauge showed 1/4 tank. Also I got bit by a loose condenser,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By Ken Arms
Re: 34 ford fender welting

Take your time and mark every hole, use a punch for the bolts to go through. Check with third gen, he may have the good welting like original. Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Ken Arms
Re: Light Alinement

Good info. Thanks Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Ken Arms
Light Alinement

Does Anyone have info on headlight alinement? I'm thinking if I had some measurements I could use tape as a bulls eye on my shop door. Help?? Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,932
Posted By Ken Arms
Re: 1937 Ford question

I like it. A few mods are just fine in my humble opinion. Just as long as it could be put back. I did some mods to my 34 since some modern changes make the car better not worse. Its your car so do...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,020
Posted By Ken Arms
Re: electric fans

So, just an update..I bought a Cooling Component 1750, its much more shallow and fits the 34 without issues. yay! tolerances are close at alternator pulley but it fits. They were nice enough to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By Ken Arms
Re: 35 Ford Horn Screen

Peter, I think I have one, I would have to dig around. Its not damaged but certainly is not show quality. let me know if you want it. Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By Ken Arms
Re: Need help balancing wheels

I used beads. perfect results. Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,020
Posted By Ken Arms
Re: electric fans

Ya, I like the walker because its pressurized.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,020
Posted By Ken Arms
Re: electric fans

Im going to call Cooling Components today, looks like they have a narrow version that would work, fingers crossed they take this one back. Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,020
Posted By Ken Arms
Re: electric fans

DD, so I won a walker radiator at a nsra show, the radiator had no fan tunnel in the top tank for the fan to clear. I had a local shop make a tunnel. unfortunately it is a bit too narrow, the fan...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,020
Posted By Ken Arms
Re: electric fans

v8 coopman... ya that's the pulley I'm using
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