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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-02-2021, 11:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,048
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Radiator Paint

I have used gloss and flat black rattle can paint with no issues.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 883
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Removing 1157 Light Bulb in Tailight

Yes so do I. Put on a good pair of leather gloves and wind it up!!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-27-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Y block no fuel

My hat's off to anyone willing to tackle work on their own vehicle. As Kultulz said, you are not the bonehead!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: engine noise

Maybe some MMO down the carb while running to see if it quiets down??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,564
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Steering wheel spinners

I have one on my avatar and yes I do use it!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,187
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Over 'Town'

Best of luck on your "ticker" trip. I have to go to Boise, Idaho to see my heart doc. Glad folks like you and I have them to take care of us!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,025
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Moved to Prineville, Or.

Out here that is neighbors!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2021, 01:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,025
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Moved to Prineville, Or.

Welcome to Prineville..............you moved to a beautiful area-of course you already know that!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: 1953 Mercury Monterey problems

The battery cut-off switch is supposed to go on the ground terminal. Others on here might explain why.......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Vanity mirror for the OWMBO

Agree with fordor41. Go to your local glass company and talk to them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,770
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Talking Re: no advice needed, but I am curious

URSUS.............where exactly is hardscrabble Eastern Oregon? Chances are I have been there?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,637
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Drive Your V8 Ford Day!

Haha you made me laugh!! We came home on a "hook" once too. Was a hundred miles from home. Wonder how many have never the pleasure of a hook??
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-15-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,066
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: FE set in stone.

No you can't have it........I plan on fixing it up someday :o)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,547
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Cars from my past, how about you

1950 Ford Custom Deluxe Coupe-much nicer than my 50 coupe now but it was only 17 years old then and a 1971 Dodge Charger 383 Magnum.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,109
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Running Hot When Not Moving

Agree with you. I was told by an old radiator repairman that heating problems at idle or very low speeds is an air flow problem and heating at highway speeds is a radiator capacity/flow problem.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-08-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: 62 Galaxie

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,170
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Shoebox pulling a Teardrop

I was once told bug screens can reduce air flow by as much as 50%..........
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: fuel filter

I use NAPA 3033. Metal can type. I have one coming out of the tank before the electric pull thru pump and one just before the carb. I know.....over kill you say.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-22-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,128
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: 272 Y-block oil leak- need help quick- show time

I once had an adapter plate that had loosened just a smidgen. Couldn't see it but when I tightened it up the leak went away.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-09-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,471
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Anti Theft Devices You Can Install

I have an electrical disconnect and a fuel shut off switch that I installed for maintenance purposes without thinking about those being theft deterrent devices but they certainly are........
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,379
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Do you think there will be another V-8 National meet?

Think of it as a glorified flu shot. They do work!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,431
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Pertronix Nightmare

Have had perfect luck with two sets...............
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,232
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-24-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,279
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Drive Collector cars How Much?

Here we can drive them about 7 months also . I am guessing 1000-1500 miles per year.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,071
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Covid

I am sorry. It hit our family too. God speed............
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