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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) Yesterday, 11:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Mid atlantic pre war swap meet luray

What a great day with the Model Ters. 50+ dealers and parts every where. Plenty of dogs everywhere wanting our tasty egg sandwiches. Good to see you Milford. Task for chatting with Skip an hearing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,046
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Instrument lights 1939 Ford Deluxe

Sorry. I have been off line. Our son and family just returned from 6 years in Europe. We are thrilled having then around. Also a health activity is on going.
Clem
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,532
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Fix it or leave it

You are getting first class advice! Join the local eV-8 club and ask for help in inspecting it and starting it .Don't be in a hurry to take apart stuff.
clem
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,532
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Fix it or leave it

You are getting first class advice! Join the local eV-8 club and ask for help in inspecting it and starting it .Don't be in a hurry to take apart stuff.
clem
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By Clem Clement
carlisle

How was the show? Many cars for sale? dealer spaces full?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,942
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Marvel Mystery Oil in Crankcase

ATF work in the oil/gas?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,376
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: crash

We hope you are OK.
Clem
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,533
Posted By Clem Clement
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,046
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Instrument lights 1939 Ford Deluxe

The rheostat has a coil of wire and a wiper. Reproes are available from Carpenter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,823
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Soldering bullet wire ends to socket

The bullet end does not fit in the connector. Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2021, 01:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,823
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Soldering bullet wire ends to socket

The short harness wires and the closeness to the the painted dash make soldering a challenge. I'm letting the project rest a bit and then will get after it again. Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,816
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Choke/throttle rods set up

Thanks. I'll go check
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2021, 01:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,816
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Choke/throttle rods set up

The rod connecting the two butterfly disks connects to linkage on the outside of the carb(91-99) and is secured by a round "NUT" with two positions for locking in place. I don't have info as to which...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: engine shut down enrouote

Great photo. The KC-97 had the 2 jets added, correct? We could refuel the F-4 if we tobogganed down some.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Floor mat for 1939 Ford Pickup

I'm using a shag rug.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,816
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Choke/throttle rods set up

I rebuilt that carb and the spare 2-3 years ago. All was fine until a couple of months back
Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: engine shut down enrouote

In the old KB-50, I have lost one round motor and one stove pipe. Kept on going. Another flight they lost a jet engine (over water). The pilot did not notice until the fighter he was refueling...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,816
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Choke/throttle rods set up

Every time I start it, there is a backfire up thru the carb. Could I have a burnt valve of maybe carbon on the valve seat?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: engine shut down enrouote

Fixed. Wire fell off the ammeter. Thanks

Just talk. I flew many motors
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: engine shut down enrouote

Switch I rebuilt several years ago. IWill start with a switch test. thencapacitor. Coil is one of Skip's.

Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By Clem Clement
engine shut down enrouote

First trip of the season to grab fresh gas in my39 Peekup I did a flameout pattern into a driveway. No spark.
Neighbor towed me home. Very nice! Turns out he has a 48 Studebaker pickup. Another...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,816
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Choke/throttle rods set up

Still trouble. I'm hopping for a gas runtoday.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,816
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Choke/throttle rods set up

You guys are such a great help. Particularly in the time of no home visits. I have 3 X 91-99Fod cards. One on my '39 one on the 40' Merc and spare. At the 9199 on the Merc, I looked at the position...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,823
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Soldering bullet wire ends to socket

I thought I had a neat way to do this. I took a paper clip and wrapped one end of it around the receiver on the switch. (The wire is about an inch below the dash rail. I wrapped the other end on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,823
Posted By Clem Clement
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