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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2021, 05:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By Kerk
Re: 32 amp gauge

A faulty cut out can cause the gage to fail -- Burn out Just my experience kx
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2021, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,059
Posted By Kerk
Re: Help ! Help !

I suggest that you find the problem BEFORE installing engine. It sounds as if you have mis matched parts 1 JMHO good luck. kerk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2021, 05:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By Kerk
Re: Shift lever position / modification

I would check the slot and pin fit on the ball section of the lever. A rebuild of that area may solve your problem. Just worth a look to see how worn it is. DO BE CAREFUL TO NOT DROP THE PIN IN THE...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,137
Posted By Kerk
Re: Bench test Vacuum on fuel pump

Just a point of information . Some of the pumps have the valves help with screws holding the valves and some are held by some other type of pins or at least not designed o be replaced ! Just as a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By Kerk
Re: Thread Size

I have THREAD File which has saved me many times.. It gives me 8 choices to cleanup damaged threads and I would not be without it.kx
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2021, 04:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By Kerk
Re: Fan belt

I think the number I have used is "B54 .. This is from memory which is not getting better with age!! kx
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,315
Posted By Kerk
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

Getting close to 85 and feel very lucky to have made it this far. There have been times when I shouldn't have ! 1st car 32 Deluxe Tudor driven home with No plates, no battery and not old enough for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,428
Posted By Kerk
Re: Correct toe board 1936 pickup

I could use a pedal plate even without the grouves or raised ribs. Thanks for any help on this. kerk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,872
Posted By Kerk
Re: Clayborne engine overhaul stand attachments maybe available

It does NOT look like a rolled piece of flat stock to me... That is the hard piece to come up with. If I could find the right piece of pipe or round stock I could make up the front mount . The rear...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,681
Posted By Kerk
Re: Removing transmission 1947 Mercury

Quick Question ? Are you dealing with a 9 inch or larger clutch plate ? I know back in the mid 50s on my Merc convt. I changed many transmissions . Do not remember having that much trouble!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By Kerk
Re: Thoughts on wiring a basic '32 hot rod

Tim , My son just went through for his 32 Tudor which is somewhat of a Hot Rod and did it through Tyree Harris (sp) and he did it as a custom harness and had a small fuse box for some add on Items...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,095
Posted By Kerk
Re: 1952 Ford F8 Tank Wagon

Our town had a Fire Engine F-8 1949 with the 337 Engine and a 5 speed tranny. It was a Pumper 1st line piece for a number of years. When I got on it was a back up to our E 1.. I liked it and no one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By Kerk
Re: Le Barron Bonney installer

Back in the day they had a list of approved installers but do not know who they were . Maybe someone on here will know of someone in your area that was on it. kx
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,430
Posted By Kerk
Re: Engine install

I use an original front transmission Spline piece to check and align the clutch Disc to be sure it is aligned up and slides in and out once the pressure plate is bolted to the flywheel. kerk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,548
Posted By Kerk
Re: LeBaron Bonney headliner material source

I know that Lee A. used to go to England and other places for his Fabrics. kc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,332
Posted By Kerk
Re: Accelerator foot rest

Clem, I have the one that mounts on the floor board to the right of the Gas pedal if you need one. It is adjustable and worked fine for me on my 32. Just let me know. kerk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,872
Posted By Kerk
Re: Clayborne engine overhaul stand attachments maybe available

Have a couple of the stands But I would be interested in a set of the brackets for a Early Ford V8 engine. kerk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By Kerk
Re: 32 commercial rad cap hunt ?? 'Holy Grail'

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,984
Posted By Kerk
Re: Resplining a solid driveshaft

My though is welding it together with the Spline being a solid (thick) piece of steel being welded to a (Thin) hollow shaft thin tube it should be Cooled at the same rate or normalized after welding....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,035
Posted By Kerk
Re: Problem Removing Steering Wheel

Be VERY careful to NOT BEND the light rod AT ALL as if has a bend turning the steering wheel will turn the lights on and of !!! kerk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By Kerk
Re: Replacement Door Key w/o key

Phil is the man! Just sent him a 32 Ignition lock to have him do his Magic on. kerk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 842
Posted By Kerk
Re: 40 pick up steering column bushing

Lawson is right and I have usedat least 3 -maybe 4 . Well worth the money! Had it in my 32 for 15000 + miles and also in 2 different 35s . Will look and see if I can find the info. kerk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,628
Posted By Kerk
Re: 32 truck pictures

Looked at a 1932 Pick up in Townsend, Ma... A real barn find and as far as I know ---"NOT FOR SALE"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,774
Posted By Kerk
Re: 1932 "survivoration"

I remember Lee A. telling me the story of His attempt to pick up his Original 1932 Woody Wagon from the original owner. The owner would not let him take the car as it was raining and he never had...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By Kerk
Re: 35 Ford Ammeter Flops to Full Discharge

!!! DISCONNECT THE BATTERY A S A P....I have lost 2 1932 AMP METERS AS i WATCHED THE GAGE MELT OUT OF THE GAGE when the points stuck on the cut out ! JME kerk could start a fire possibly
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