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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By JT FORD
Re: voltage reg gone bad

What did your repair shop man say about it ??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Fit too tight for grease?

Get the wheels off the ground for the king pins that helps.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By JT FORD
Re: 50 Ford Crestliner Steering wheel

They are not the same. I have both. They can be made out of weather stripping but it not easy. And if you don't get just right after a while the rubber looses its stength and the horn will hooks...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,879
Posted By JT FORD
Re: 6 volt bulbs

Ken did you use red or white like the originals. These bulbs should be much cooler than the originals. Did you notice the difference?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Compresson Test

Thank You fellows for the advice. Its just been almost 70 years since I did a test like this........
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By JT FORD
Compresson Test

Going to do a test on my 8BA engine. Have some questions? No. 1. does it make any difference if I remove one plug at a time and test and reinstall or remove all the plugs and test with all plugs...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 930
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Shocked by the Horn!!!!

Got the car out of storage building the next AM and no probems at all! Shocking was over and went for a "Drove Your V-8" cruise. There is a flat steel strap ground
attached to the fire wall to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 930
Posted By JT FORD
Question Shocked by the Horn!!!!

Something is haywire with my horn? I have a Deluxe Steering wheel on my ,49 convertible. I had the hub of the wheel apart and installed new rubber donut (home made) and it seemed to work fine. But...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,102
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Elgin water pumps, any good?

I have two sets of Speedway pumps on my 8BA engines No trouble at all.:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By JT FORD
Compression Tester

Looking to purchase a Tester. Harbor Freight has them from @17.00 and up.
They are China I'm sure and may not be much good! NAPA has one for $45.00. Anyone have a Napa tester???? Good or Bad?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Spark plugs

AC 216's
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 693
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Starter bolts

My Ford Parts Manual lists them as 5/16 - 18 x 7.15 inches. If it has Fordomatic the length is 7.65 inches.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By JT FORD
Re: R-10 OD solenoid replacement ?

The seal is in the overdrive casting, not on the solenoid. Oil has not come out when I have removed the solenoid.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Spark Plugs

I've used them since l954 and there better than Champion H-10's by a mile!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 17,695
Posted By JT FORD
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

84 years First V-8, l949 Ford 67 yrs. ago.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,235
Posted By JT FORD
Unhappy Re: Fuele Mileage question....

It,s best to not check it in town! I would guess about 10 mpg.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,649
Posted By JT FORD
Re: where is this all going

We decided to not charge dues for our local AACA club in 2021. With no activity last year we had plenty of money. I figure 2020 was the year that wasn't! I am hoping that by June things will get a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,555
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Holly 94 issues

If the car is in OD when you are on the road and you slow down to a round 27 mph the OD should drop out of OD and it will then free wheel. If the OD does not drop out and it stays in OD the car will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,539
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Introduction to my 50 fordor

I see it has overdrive, does it operate?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,628
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Left and right cylinder head

Are the head gasket different for RH and LH on a 8BA?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,533
Posted By JT FORD
Re: 6 volt question

I used a insulated lighter and reversed the polarity to neg. ground. It runs my Garmin GPS but will lcharge my old flip phone or my smart phone.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,932
Posted By JT FORD
Unhappy Re: Holley 885 carb vs Holley 94

I tried this Merc intake and carb in '54 on my '49 Ford car. It didn't increase the speed and I soon removed it and went back to stock setup.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,932
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Holley 885 carb vs Holley 94

Back in l954 I put a Merc intake and the Merc carb on my '49 Ford. It was a side draft carb but I don't remember the model number. But I do remember something about it.
It didn't help the speed and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Stock 8ba distributor?

Back in its day I ran dual 94's on my l951 and it ran very well for 50 -60,000 miles. I know I reduced the jets down 2 sizes, but I do not remember what the extra carb had for power valve. This...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Hard Starting - Fuel Line Issues

Right On, if there is a small leak at the bowl gasket it will not pump! The one time you fill the bowl maybe there was a leak and it didn't start. The last time it didn't leak and it runs.......When...
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