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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-09-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,802
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: 1,504
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: 2,069
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: 1,277
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-24-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,068
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: 2,462
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Covid

I am sorry. It hit our family too. God speed............
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,544
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Synthetic Oil?

Hahaha............glad you have a sense of humor. The world needs more like you!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2021, 12:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,544
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Synthetic Oil?

Tom...........you are killin' me!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,544
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Synthetic Oil?

Phil.............do you have to use a special plug to keep the oil from running out of the dipstick tube since you guys are driving upside down?? :-)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,637
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Car wash bucket....

I use only Meguiars products too.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Trip back in time

Very nice story with photos also. I grew on a farm setting so appreciate this!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,540
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Need to Share My Best Easter Ever

I learned to drive when I was about 12 yrs old in my grand father's '40 Ford pick up. You have a nice story and a nice truck!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Chrome plating in Colorado

I used Northwest Chrome in New Plymouth, Idaho to replate both my bumpers. They did exactly what they said they would do with no exceptions. I would use them again.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-02-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: 56 dash question, extra hole?

I used plugs like Kultulz shows above. NAPA had flat black or chrome to chose from.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 650
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: 1951 Victoria rear ring/pinion replacement

My avatar has a '55 Ford rear end under it. It had 4.11s in it. I believe it is a 3.23 ratio. It came out of car with an automatic tranny. Hope this helps.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,650
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Oil leak

Hmmmmmm.............I thought Fords were supposed to leak!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,243
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: dull paint

I use a random orbital buffer and Meguiars polishing compounds to remove discolorations and swirls. Very satisfied with results. Clay bar won't work for what you are asking.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,195
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Still sober

Congratulations!! There has been some issues with my favorite uncle and he payed the ultimate price. I am proud of you. Stay the course.................
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: 1950 Ford 8BA Carb

Nice looking coupe!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,081
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: '39 Oregon Plate

I also have the antique plate only on the rear of my OR avatar. Although there are "restrictions", you can run the car for trips to buy maintenance items, warm it up to change the oil, car club...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,942
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Driving season is coming soon (I hope)

I only have one old car-the avatar! Roads are mostly bare and dry lately. Snow in the valleys is gone and the elk are starting to move back into the hills but still have 15 ft in the mountains. Good...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2021, 12:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 874
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: No spark

No help here yet...............just wondering where in Idaho?
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-08-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: 1955 Rear Axle Pad Width

Welcome to the Barn!! Think you will like it here. My avatar is sporting a '55 Ford rear end. The best measurement I could get for you is 421/2" center to center on the perches. It could be + or - a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,275
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: 1949 F1 ride into town to chase some parts

Thanks for sharing! I had a '50 pickup that was my daily driver while attending college in Spokane in the 60's. Have been thru your area many times when we could cross the border..............
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: 50 Ford heater control valve

On my avatar, although not stock engine, the hose from the water pump connects to the top connection of the heater core. Hope this helps.
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