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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:20 PM
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:19 PM
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:18 PM
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Posted By Ketronj281989
Re: 1936 Ford V8 Service/Restoration Thread

Further dissection: I was most interested in finding the serial number on the transmission housing. More so interested if the number matched what was on the frame. Guess what, they do!!! Serial...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:54 PM
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Posted By Ketronj281989
Re: 1936 Ford V8 Service/Restoration Thread

For those interested in a further dissection/explanation of the lighting switch and troubleshooting; video update below:

YOUTUBE VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCUJrngin8I

Near end of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2020, 07:03 PM
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Posted By Ketronj281989
Re: 1936 Ford V8 Service/Restoration Thread

Last set

Notice the 1937 resistor on the left side of picture. It currently by-passes the original 1936 shown in original mounting place next to fuse on firewall. This will of course need to be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2020, 07:01 PM
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Posted By Ketronj281989
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2020, 07:00 PM
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Posted By Ketronj281989
Re: 1936 Ford V8 Service/Restoration Thread

Troubleshooting started; I quickly discovered the fuse on the firewall was blown. The 1936-year electrical lighting system utilized a single fuse. This fuse tied all lights to the battery. A blown...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2020, 06:59 PM
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Posted By Ketronj281989
Re: 1936 Ford V8 Service/Restoration Thread

Great to hear! Any help I can provide please feel free to contact me via "private message" here on the forum. I am afraid the grille guard has already been sold prior to seeing your posting here. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2020, 06:56 PM
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Posted By Ketronj281989
Re: 1936 Ford V8 Service/Restoration Thread

Hi Jeff,

Thank you for your response! I will be re-wiring the car with a period correct cloth loom harness just as the original was. I am looking forward to doing so.

All touring sedans circa...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,442
Posted By Ketronj281989
Re: 1936 Ford V8 Service/Restoration Thread

Thanks Alan for your advice!

Jon
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2020, 04:37 PM
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Posted By Ketronj281989
Re: 1936 Ford V8 Service/Restoration Thread

Last set

It is obvious someone has been into the electrical before I purchased the car. Several portions of the main harness appear to be part of the original though.

Jon
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 58
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Posted By Ketronj281989
Re: 1936 Ford V8 Service/Restoration Thread

A major task I thought relatively important to tackle while at the front end of the car was the electrical lighting system. Nothing light related worked on the car, headlights-parking...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2020, 03:48 PM
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Posted By Ketronj281989
Re: New V8 Owner, 1936 Tudor Touring Deluxe

Thanks guy's for the responses. I have been speaking to Michael about my car quite a bit lately. He has been a great help and a new found friend within this hobby.

Looking forward to servicing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,355
Posted By Ketronj281989
Re: Best electric harness on the market??

Thanks guys for the suggestions on wiring harnesses. I have been inquiring to several regarding a purchase for a reproduction harness set for this 1936 Ford.

Appreciate all the help!

Jon
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2020, 03:39 PM
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Posted By Ketronj281989
Re: 1936 Overheating Problem

Several items I will be performing to further address the cooling system:


Send out water pumps to Skip for rebuild

Pull radiator from car and have it inspected at a professional shop

Will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2020, 03:32 PM
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Views: 962
Posted By Ketronj281989
Re: 1936 Overheating Problem

Thanks guys for all the comments and suggestions.

Several things I have since completed since your postings:

I was able to check what tubes were visible on the top of the interior of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 58
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Posted By Ketronj281989
Re: 1936 Ford V8 Service/Restoration Thread

Final set

Nice to see the remnants of the factory accessory Ford Hot Air Heater!


Jon
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 11:46 PM
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Posted By Ketronj281989
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,442
Posted By Ketronj281989
Re: 1936 Ford V8 Service/Restoration Thread

Cosmetics out of the way for now, I wanted to move into servicing the car. Starting at the front, the engine bay appears to have several items of interest that have been replaced.

I understand...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,442
Posted By Ketronj281989
Re: 1936 Ford V8 Service/Restoration Thread

Kevin,

Thank you for your response and comments. I am all about constructive criticism and learning. Please share as much as you would like. It is nice to know the history of this Ford. Quite...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,442
Posted By Ketronj281989
Re: 1936 Ford V8 Service/Restoration Thread

THE FACTS SEEM TO INDICATE WHAT I REALLY HAVE IS A STANDARD!

New research and discoveries have led to the car’s real identity. What I truly have is a standard car that was made into a deluxe. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,442
Posted By Ketronj281989
Re: 1936 Ford V8 Service/Restoration Thread

Utilizing intense study and help from new found V8 friends there are several interior items that stand out as "rather interesting".

-The brown banjo deluxe wheel is indeed an original wheel from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,442
Posted By Ketronj281989
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,442
Posted By Ketronj281989
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,442
Posted By Ketronj281989
Re: 1936 Ford V8 Service/Restoration Thread

Upon looking over the car at the elderly gentleman's house, I was stunned how nice and well preserved the interior of the car was.

While well preserved, there were several items that had been...
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