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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-30-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,874
Posted By fordbruce
Re: 1950 Ford rear end

Is a 1955 Ford Thunderbird Automatic Rear End the same as the full size 1955 Ford Automatic Rear End ???
Forum: Early V8 08-05-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By fordbruce
Smile 1950 Ford Rear End

Hi I have a 1950 Ford Custom Club Coupe with a Flathead V8 , Three Speed ....NO OVERDRIVE .......4:11 Rear End ........It gets around 10 MPG .....What is the best rear end or what gears do I need...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 01-06-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 621
Posted By fordbruce
Car shudders pulling out in first gear

Hello Everyone !!! I have a 1950 Ford 8BA and the motor was overhauled and has a new clutch set in it . When I go to pull out anywhere in first gear , the car shudders ,only in first gear .....Could...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,437
Posted By fordbruce
Smile Re: Position of pistons to take out oil pan on 1950 8BA

By The Way ......To set the record straight.........This motor is in a 1950 Ford Custom...........I would like to thank all who replied !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,437
Posted By fordbruce
Re: Position of pistons to take out oil pan on 1950 8BA

Got the oil pan out with my friend moving the crank while I got the pan to slide out . The positions of the pistons are #2 and #8 are to the top of the cylinders and it came out with no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,437
Posted By fordbruce
Position of pistons to take out oil pan on 1950 8BA

I have my heads off , and my oil pan is unbolted ready to come out . What position should the
pistons be in so the oil pan will come out without interference from the crankshaft counterweights...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,901
Posted By fordbruce
Re: 1950 8BA Oil Gusher

Thank you for responding. In the 4,000 miles I have put on this car I have tried the MMO , in with the oil and in the gas tank. Next Iíll try the MMO with the 20-50 oil . Iíve also been told to use...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,901
Posted By fordbruce
Re: 1950 8BA Oil Gusher

You’re right there should be a cloud around this car ,but there isn’t and it does not leak on the floor ....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,901
Posted By fordbruce
Re: 1950 8BA Oil Gusher

The spark plugs are carboned .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By fordbruce
1950 8BA Oil Gusher

My 1950 Ford Custom was driven only 400 miles since 1987 until June 2017 . When I got it I changed the oil and put SAE 30 in it . I have driven it 4,000 miles since July . It uses an average 1 quart...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,901
Posted By fordbruce
Re: 1950 8BA Oil Gusher

No I donít know the history of it ....it has a new radiator and 2 new water pumps . The water is blowing somewhere and so is the oil . All the cylinders have 100 + pressure . It just blew a new...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,901
Posted By fordbruce
1950 8BA Oil Gusher

My 1950 Ford Custom was driven only 400 miles since 1987 until June 2017 . When I got it I changed the oil and put SAE 30 in it . I have driven it 4,000 miles since July . It uses an average 1 quart...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,564
Posted By fordbruce
OD 1950 Ford Transmission

Which transmission case number do I need for a 1950 Ford flathead v8 ? THANKS 😊
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,348
Posted By fordbruce
Re: 1950 Ford Headlight Switch

Thank you jdl and Bruce very much !!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,348
Posted By fordbruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,348
Posted By fordbruce
1950 Ford Headlight Switch

:confused: Hi, Is there a defined picture of what each terminal is for on a 1950 Ford headlight switch. I need to know where all these wires lead to . I can't seem to find what I need to know....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 887
Posted By fordbruce
Carburetor

Hi Guys, Is one holley 390 8007 carb better than 2 two barrels on a 1950 Ford flathead V8 ? And also , how does a dual point set up work with 2 carbs ??? I get a lot of surging with the 2 carb dual...
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