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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2020, 03:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,808
Posted By Will D
Re: New Member with seasons greetings and a question

Sorry to hear about the job loss. Happy to hear your making headway on the wagon.
All the best,
Will
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By Will D
Mini Flathead

Found this great clip of mini engines. Check out the Ardun at 0:28 and 4:31.

https://youtu.be/brvEtkTnWyk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Will D
Re: 6v gen

Is it a 3 or 2 brush generator? If 3, the third brush can be adjusted to increase or decrease output.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By Will D
Re: Ignition switch woes

I ended up pulling it apart and cleaning the contacts with a little wire wheel on a dremel. The outer inset edge didnt sit proper on the metal case so it was worked a little with a file. Once...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By Will D
Re: Ignition switch woes

I typed it wrong. 0.6 ohms primary and 6.5 kohms secondary.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By Will D
Re: Ignition switch woes

Didn't realize how simple and serviceable the stock switch is. Was thinking to install a toggle switch till parts arrived but a good cleaning was about all it needed. This issue had me banging my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By Will D
Ignition switch woes

For testing purposes can the ignition switch be replaced with a basic 30A toggle switch? On a '38 fordor.

Been having a heck of a time tracing an intermittent issue causing the car to die. Figured...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By Will D
Re: '38 gas tank

Any recommendations? Been reading up on POR15. Pretty good reviews.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By Will D
'38 gas tank

'38 Fordor deluxe, can i drop the gas tank out the bottom? I need to clean and seal the inside.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Will D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Will D
Re: '46 - '48 spark plug wires

Hopefully these pics help. The drivers side conduit should be a mirror duplicate of the passengers side. I just installed new wires and cap. 1 pic is the old cap and wires showing were they went to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,078
Posted By Will D
Re: Rust Oleum spray cans

Used this method in a pinch when I did not want to make a return visit to a job and had a can of air and a can of wd40 with none....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,077
Posted By Will D
Re: Today's Observations

That one on Mac's says 37-48. I've used ones from Mac's for a'46 and they worked fine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,078
Posted By Will D
Re: Rust Oleum spray cans

Not sure bout the paint but I have saved old wd40 by cross docking with a can of compressed air or air duster. Connect the wd40 to air duster with little red straw. Squeeze both triggers for a minute...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By Will D
Re: What Weight Oil?

That'll work just swell. Allot of guys use cornhead grease in the steering box if you have issues with the 140 disappearing from there. It's a NL00 grease, solid when cool but liquid when warm.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 02:24 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 31,547
Posted By Will D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By Will D
Re: 1940 merc rearend

What's local?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By Will D
Re: 94 carb

If in Canada check out https://carburetor.ca

That's were I got my rebuild kit. They get it from daytona parts who supply the correct power valve for the Holley 94.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By Will D
Re: Is sticky foot Jeff back?

Isn't he the guy responsible for the ads?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By Will D
Re: Yup...It WILL Turn-Over!

Looks like a blast to drive. No hard rights tho.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,047
Posted By Will D
Re: Brake Adjustment 1936 Mechanical

Flathead Ted on this site makes and sells them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,176
Posted By Will D
Re: flathead engine temps?

I don't get it. This statement contradicts many threads on here.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,159
Posted By Will D
Re: Perfect work bench

Too bad it's not the perfect price :p:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,025
Posted By Will D
Re: Best spark plug

My car had Autolite 216's when I got it. Using ngk B6L now and never had a problem with either.

Had this happen with a NGK plug once on an alternate make engine. Just finished changing the valve...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By Will D
Re: Banjo pinion removal tool

I tried it that way with a screw jack as shown in the vern Tardel book and it warped the housing out of round. I ended up buying a cheap hydraulic press and borrowed an exhaust fitting/press tool...
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