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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Condenser

>>> it probably has a split or two in the case>>>.mine are much closer to the proper value for a modern coil than the original Mallory's.>>>


Mallory not split yet. That's why I'm keeping it in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Condenser

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=448172&stc=1&d=1606084413jv59>>>I have two NOS capacitors do you think they will go bad just sitting ?>>>


Shelf-life? Here's a pile of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Stubborn Starter Drive

>>>If it went in it has to come out>>>


Absolutely! Sorta like a drywall nut or fishhook. They go in with difficulty one way. Then come out with more diffculty another way. :D Jack E/NJ
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,315
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Voltage to points

tubman>>> Plus, there is the added complication of mounting it externally>>>


I've always considered them an extra added attraction. The only complication is they occasionally need a maintenance...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,315
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Voltage to points

tubman>>>it's always a "crap-shoot".>>>


Always? Even your trash cans? 8^) Jack E/NJ




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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,315
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Voltage to points

I'd trust ohm's law in the total 1.8 + 1.4 = 3.2 ohm resistance measurement. So max possible current = 14.4/3.2 = 4.5 amps running. Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,315
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Voltage to points

Agreed on a potential capacitor issue. Sounds like the ballast is about right for a 1.5 ohm coil. With the points closed, there should be 1.5/3.3 x 12.8v = ~6v at the coil input with points closed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: 39 LED tail lights

>>>Thanks but could it take voltage away from the bulb? My led bulbs are not as bright as I would think LEDs should be.>>>


It shouldn't. One end of the resistor is connected to the hot wire...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,213
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Stuck block two questions

If it's a good quality socket, just grind it down. Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Is sticky foot Jeff back?

Will D>>>Isn't he the guy responsible for the ads?>>>


Bingo. I suspect so Will! Probably more infamous than famous though. Famous among the web-advertising design cognoscenti. Infamous among...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Is sticky foot Jeff back?

1ton>>>Well if thats a picture of him right there then yes, I would have to say I've seen him.>>>


Thanks. We've had almost a 100 folks who've seen him right here. But you're the only one who's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Is sticky foot Jeff back?

Has anyone seen Jovial Jeff lurking around the barn again? Jack E/NJ


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=444028&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1602101279
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,501
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: 21 Stud 37mod

Agree to check on VanPelt for piston set. http://www.vanpeltsales.com/FH_web/engine-partsprices-pg1.htm. Try to not to bore more if possible or as little as possible. Stock cam lope in mine sounds...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Helmet rpm band with 11A small cam points

>>> (helmet) spun up to almost 8,000 rpm before tester shows any spark scatter>>>


Helmet rotates at half crank speed. I guess my 21-studder won't do 16,000 afterall even sucking enough air....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 885
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: 1947 Ford Super Deluxe Generator getting hot

>>>Generator got so hot I couldn’t hardly touch it and then it started smelling and then started smoking.>>>


Yeah, I wouldn't worry if it's not smelling & smoking. 8^) Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Fan Belt Tension Adjuster....

Broom handle. 8^) Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,530
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Marvel Classic Motor Oil

PG>>>We do not have any MMO outlets>>>

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,530
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Marvel Classic Motor Oil

flatjack9>>>Count me as a non-believer. I built my engine about 25 years ago and have many miles on it. Like 60,000 or so. Never has see a drop of MMO and I use 10W- 30 oil.>>>




My...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,530
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Marvel Classic Motor Oil

RKS>>>Got so motivated by this thread, I just got back from garage after putting 4oz. of MMO in the '47 tank!!!>>>


Wow. 4 ozs! That's a whole 0.2% if the tank was full. You musta been really...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,258
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Pop-up Adds at Bottom of Screen

Meet Jeff. He's apparently the jovial sticky footer specialist who's bringing you all the Pop-up Ads today at the foot of your screen. And he's making sure they stick good! 8^) Jack E/NJ

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,258
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Pop-up Adds at Bottom of Screen

Still says remove all ads by logging in. Maybe a hackjob. Jack E/NJ


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=444014&stc=1&d=1602082799
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: dimmer switch 40-41

http://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=443384&stc=1&d=1601424328Go here instead. Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: pre-war bumper jack ID

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=443169&stc=1&d=1601170551Looks like a StJoe jack. Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: Oil dipstick rubber gasket

Try googling 'dipstick felt'. You might find something. If it was mine, I'd probably go to HomeDepot plumbing section and pick up a sheet of felt valve stem packing and make my own. Jack E/NJ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Jack E/NJ
Re: 32 amp gauges

If you can post a pix of the guage, we might be able to google an image file of the original face, print a reproduction copy on photograde paperstock, glue the copy on the old face plate followed by...
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