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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-27-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,273
Posted By meric42
Re: 292 Distributor stuck

Finally after a month of working at it on and off with heat, various penetrating products etc., last night it finally came out. I removed the manifold to gain better access, then used a steel spacer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By meric42
Re: battery cable

An electrical circuit is a circular system i.e. the same amount of current (amps) is passed in the hot side as in the ground side of the circuit. This means that if all cables are the same size then...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By meric42
Re: 46-48 convertibles rear fenders

I believe that the Station Wagon fenders are the same shape as the 'Sedan Delivery' with the exception of the left side as the Wagons had a fuel flap but the Sedan Delivery doesn't.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,781
Posted By meric42
Re: Charlie Price Vintage Speed

I too have bought from Charlie many times and have nothing but positive comments to report. Good quality parts, shipped to New Zealand at reasonable rates in a timely manner. What more could you...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-25-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,273
Posted By meric42
Re: 292 Distributor stuck

Thanks all, I will update when I have tried these hints out
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-24-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,273
Posted By meric42
292 Distributor stuck

I have a '57 Fairlane 500 With the factory 292ci Y-block that sat in a barn in Tulsa for about 30 - 40 years and the distributor has become stuck in the block, this means that I cannot adjust the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By meric42
Re: Battery Box ID

I would think early '50's going by the method of battery hold down slots in the side of the box?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By meric42
Re: question about '42-'47 sedan deliverys

I am looking for the same answers too. I have looked at using the back of door edge seal like this from Carpenters. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By meric42
Re: New guy

Welcome to the barn, we are here to help if you need.

Here are some pic's of my '41 Business Coupe after about 40 years resting in a barn in Oklahoma, now at home and being used in New Zealand and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By meric42
Re: 46-48 Ford hood alignment

I have a high resolution Hood Alignment Instructions document that is too big to post here, send me your email address and I can send it directly to you.

Alternatively here's a link to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 749
Posted By meric42
Re: MOPAR PCV use?

I have used the kit from Jaqmco that replaces the road draft tube on the front of the 8BA and find it very good.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By meric42
Re: Winfield Tool KRW Hub Puller

I second that, I bought one of these and have used it often, very high quality product.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By meric42
Re: sometimes all we can do is laugh!

That's why I use PayPal, yes they have fees but none of the bank drama. Works well for me from way Down-under in New Zealand i.e. nowhere near Australia :D
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-03-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By meric42
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-02-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By meric42
'57 Fairlane 500 Convertible top latch.

Can anybody tell me what keeps the top latches locked in place? My latches look like they have had tape on them to keep them latched. Do they have some sort of spring to hold them in the closed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,477
Posted By meric42
Re: Condenser Problem?

The first thing to do is check for voltage at the coil with the ignition on you should see between three to six volts at the low tension side of the coil. If you have nothing there then disconnect...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 918
Posted By meric42
Re: 1946 Mercury exhaust system source?

I think you'll find that the extra length is due to shifting the front axle forward, the drive train is the same dimensions on both ford and Mercury.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By meric42
Re: '52/'53 Rear Bumper Wing Guards

Thanks to all who have replied, I acknowledge and appreciate all your comments :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By meric42
Re: '52/'53 Rear Bumper Wing Guards

Looks like I need to buy more parts :( just as well I only paid $25 for these ones :)

Thanks for the help.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By meric42
'52/'53 Rear Bumper Wing Guards

I recently bought a set of the above guards to go on my '53 Crestline Convertible, but they did not come with any instructions or hardware.

Does anybody have information on how to fit these and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,380
Posted By meric42
Re: headlights dim/ 53 f-100

I agree with the above and have bought NOS period correct relays through eBay but if you are not to worried about the look I have also used these with good success.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-14-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By meric42
Re: '41 - '48 Convertible door garnish

Thanks for all the interest, these are now sold.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-14-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By meric42
'41 - '48 Convertible door garnish

I have a pair of door top garnish trim pieces that have been chromed at some time and are still like new.

I have no use for them but need to establish a fair price to move them on to the next...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By meric42
Re: Anybody remember redmond ingnitions

Go to post #:4 on this thread:
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=285887&highlight=pertronix&showall=1
Michael Driskel tells us that the Pertronix units are not reliable in helmet...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,579
Posted By meric42
Re: In defense of 6 cylinders

Agree completely, I loved my '42 Ex Army Staff Car, its G-series 6 always started easily and ran great, very smooth and quiet with lots of low end torque too. I always wondered if it might have been...
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