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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Ford Freak
Re: Best spark plug

I've always used Motorcraft 216's in mine . Never had a problem ....... F F
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: Choke rod knob is loose

I used a dab of Loctite Super Glue Gel in the hole on the knob on mine . It has held so far ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: Electric wiper conversion

I put a Newport unit in my '57 Fairlane about 20 yrs. ago . Only got caught in rain a couple of times , but I was glad that I had good wipers ! Is your truck 12 volt now ? - F F
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: Electric wiper conversion

Yes . I got mine from Mac's 7 years ago , but it looks like the same one as Carpenter sells
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 566
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: Wilwood front disc kit 140-14190

Yes , they make them as thin as 1/8th inch . Go for it !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 701
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: Hi from Oz

Welcome aboard ! - F F
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,749
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: Early Ford V-8 Club of America

I have been getting mine regularly & always look forward to it ! - F F
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: Best front tube shocks ?

That's good info . Thanks ! - F F
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By Ford Freak
Best front tube shocks ?

Hi guys ! I want to replace the tube shocks on the front of my '37 coupe .
It has a Posies reversed eye front spring in it . I need them to be about 9" when fully closed , & about 13" when fully...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: Clutch

Yes , that works well for me too .
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-16-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 857
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: Stock 57 Fairlane 500

I had Cherry Bombs on my '57 Fairlane 500 20 yrs. ago . It was a 312 , & sounded great !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,282
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: Cornhead grease and steering gear oil.

I put corn head grease in mine . No more leak .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: Backfire

Yes , give that a try - worked on my '52 F1 !
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-14-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: Like this forum

Me too . It's the best , hands down !
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-13-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 484
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: Re-pop Parts

I use C&G or Concours . NAPA is ok for some stuff .
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-12-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: What the bes oil to use in a 312 engine

For many years I always ran conventional 10-40 in my '57 312 . Never a problem !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,735
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: Rust Oleum spray cans

Yep , I switched to Krylon a couple yrs. ago . Flat or satan . Dries fast too !
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-09-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 26,899
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: The forgotten 1960 Fords

^^ They sure are ! ^^
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 782
Posted By Ford Freak
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-04-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: Re-drill Brake Drums

I believe drilling new holes would remove more material than elongating a bit the existing ones .
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-04-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: Re-drill Brake Drums

Yes, that's what I meant to say in my post above . Jim said it much better !
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-04-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: Re-drill Brake Drums

I have seen a die grinder w/a steel bit used to lengthen the holes to fit the proper bolt pattern . Just make sure the center hole on the new drum is the same size as the old drum , and not larger .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: Scraping noise when turning

I have the same problem w/my '37 coupe , after installing later F100 Bendix type front brakes . I took the drums off , & could see where the drums had been scrapping on the top of the backing plates...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By Ford Freak
Re: clutch disc recommendations?

I would go w/the Fort Wayne disc . I have had one w/a Fort Wayne pressure plate for 5 yrs. now & no problems . I had my flywheel resurfaced at the same time , & I highly recommend you do the same . I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,294
Posted By Ford Freak
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