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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By meric42
Re: Is there a problem in my charging circuit (or starter)

Hi Joe, Start by checking ALL battery and ALL ground cable connections, make sure that they are all clean and tight.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 707
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 802
Posted By meric42
Re: Lowering 46 Ford 4 door

That's just natural sag in the rear spring, the '41 is all original (except for the front spring and Bendix brakes) with about 40k on the clock, I swapped out the front spring out because the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 802
Posted By meric42
Re: Lowering 46 Ford 4 door

This is what I used on the front of my '41 and very happy with the results.

https://www.speedwaymotors.com/Posies-Super-Slide-2100-1941-48-Ford-Leaf-Spring-3-Inch-Drop,37052.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By meric42
Not Ford flathead but interesting 3D technology

The link below is to an article on 3D printing used to recreate an engine block. Maybe one day this will be used on our old Fords.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By meric42
Re: king pin replace

My choice would be to just replace the king pins and bushes. Nothing is to be gained by replacing the spindles unless they are dropped spindles to lower the front.

Why not have your original...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By meric42
Re: knob on choke cable

I have used a small propane torch to heat the metal shaft just enough to soften the plastic such that the knob will pull off.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,148
Posted By meric42
Re: Does Anyone Know What This Is?

Certainly looks like some sort of inline noise suppression device i.e. what looks like a capacitor in the middle with a coil wound around the outside.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,148
Posted By meric42
Re: Does Anyone Know What This Is?

The other option is that it could be a series choke coil, connected in the power feed to the radio in an effort to reduce high frequency Ignition and/or Generator noise being passed through the power...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,028
Posted By meric42
Re: Found Very Concerning Issue

Sound like the condensation coming out the exhaust, I get that when I start my '53.

You need hardened washers under the nuts not just flat washer they MUST be hardened to function correctly.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By meric42
Re: Cluster Gear Identification

I've never seen a Cluster like that in any flathead I've pulled apart? Watching to possibly learn something. :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By meric42
Re: 1941 ford sedan vacum wiper motor and control

Sounds like your wiper motor may need lubricated as least. I used ATF and a syringe to get the ATF in to the wiper motor (via the Vacuum feed line) by moving the blades back and forth with the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By meric42
Re: '36 Pickup electrical issue

I would start by disconnecting the low tension wire from the coil to the distributor at the distributor and removing the HT lead from the distributor cap. Then, with the ignition on and holding the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By meric42
Re: Radiator fitting

I answered your original post see this link.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?p=1936217#post1936217
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By meric42
Re: Radiator fitting

Hi Geoff, I think you are talking about the inner fender holes? Fender skirts are fitted to the outside of the rear fenders :) I had a '42 With a 'G' series six and the radiator brackets mounted...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,037
Posted By meric42
Re: aviation gas

I would mix 20% with regular gas for long trips in my '42 Staff Car ('G' series Six cylinder) and boy it seemed to run better and sound better too. :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By meric42
Re: Mud & water shield?

Here is Bob's listing,

https://www.bobdrake.com/FordItem.aspx?Item=21A-16341-A&ReturnURL=/4248fenders&Category=2bef376e-029a-4fe8-8dd2-0044373d5654

Showing as in stock and $60
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By meric42
Re: Mud & water shield?

Yes they have a panel that fills the area in front of the gas neck right up to the top of the fender.

Here's one on ebay.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By meric42
Re: Holley 94 rebuild time

Yes you should have a spring in there
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By meric42
Re: '53 Borg Warner O/D help

Update - After getting the Fuel tank cleaned and the system flushed I have managed to put some miles on the clock. Unfortunately the OD still does not function i.e. the only way I can drive the car...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By meric42
Shout out to Kube and 35fordtn

Those of you that have seen my posts may have noticed that for quite some time I have been searching for the illusive unobtainium i.e. an 01A-1453 spare hold-down bracket for each of my two '42 Sedan...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By meric42
Re: 1947 back up light switch bracket

Here are the pic's as promised :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By meric42
Re: 1947 back up light switch bracket

I can take a photo of mine when I get home from work if you need that? :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By meric42
Re: 1947 back up light switch bracket

Here is what you need :)

https://cgfordparts.com/ufolder/fordpart.php?number=51A-15517-A

It mounts on the column on the inner bolt that holds the shift arm support between the steering box and...
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