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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By russcc
Re: Testing a 12V resistor coil.

Thank you rotorwrench & tubman. That was a great explanation of how, why and what affects the system.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By russcc
Re: Testing a 12V resistor coil.

Skip suggests 3.8 to 4.2 volts from the coil to achieve good point life. Does that convert to amps which would affect the life of the points. Thank you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2022, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By russcc
Testing a 12V resistor coil.

How do you you test the voltage the points see in operation from a 12V internal resistor coil ? Thank you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,423
Posted By russcc
Re: Lubriplate/something better?

Good point by Floyd. I have used Wurth HHS Plus fir years on door hinges & latches, it works and stays where it is shot. Another great product from Wurth is Rost Off Max Ice a freeze & penetrant...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2022, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By russcc
12V Resistor type coil.

Running the 59L on 12 volts. I prefer not to fool with resistors, and have run it with a resistor type coil for years, and it runs great.

I have not bought a new coil for years. Which resistor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2022, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By russcc
In need of a Vintage Distributor Machine

For those of you that may have a vintage overhead in your stable among your EV8s, this experience may be appreciated The 1978 351 Ford Windsor engine in a friends vintage boat was overheating...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2022, 05:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By russcc
Re: '39 Master Cylinder Rebuild

Another good source is Joe's Antique in MA. I recently got a USA made Wagner cylinder from Joes.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2022, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 879
Posted By russcc
Re: Correct Peep Mirrors for 32 5 window

As a follow up to TJ's post. I called Bug City in Berlin CT, a vintage volks parts house. They said those mirrors were used up until 1957, and they stock several different sizes. $10.00, They said...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-24-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By russcc
Ignition information

Just got back from EV8 swap in Fitchburg MA. Cool & windy, a lot of vendors and people. Lots of very happy & smiling faces as this is an excellent meet which was really missed the last 2 years. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2022, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By russcc
EV8 Parts Fitchburg 4/24/22 - Post #2

On specific request only, I will bring these parts: description & photos

1. 32-34 rear hub/drums, 1 ID 12.000, 2. ID 12.000
2. 32-34 front hub/drums, 1 ID 12.032, 2. ID 12.047
3. 16 Kelsey...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By russcc
EV8 Parts Fitchburg 4/24/22

EV8 Parts Fitchburg 4/24/22
1. Early 40s front & rear Lockheed brakes, backing plates, shoes, springs, hardware,
good condition. $250 Set of 4
2. Early 40s front & rear brake, bare...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By russcc
Re: '40 coupe car cover

Thank you all, especially KURT with the #4 on a '40 coupe & DR on the chutes. I will report back on the how a #4 Budge fits the coupe.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2022, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By russcc
'40 coupe car cover

Looking for a simple, light, off the shelf car cover like Budge, for storage in the shop to keep the dust, etc. off. Suggestion for stock # like a 5.
Thank you. Russ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By russcc
Re: Front spring needed

the NOS main leaf would be the best option, w/Eaton next.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2022, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By russcc
Re: Superior Car Parts??

Karl Westcott reported that he is working on them. He may chime in and update us all.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By russcc
Re: New England area automotive shop help

I will check Don's son Paul on Monday & post the results. Thank you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By russcc
Re: New England area automotive shop help

Google Says; Don's Automotive Specialties - 2193 Berlin Tpke, Newington, CThttps://www.yelp.com › ... › Automotive › Auto Repair
Don's Automotive Specialties 2193 Berlin Tpke. Newington, CT 06111....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By russcc
Re: New England area automotive shop help

Thank you. Charlie NY was the first person I contacted. He does not have a distributor machine. Will try Don's. Any other closer ideas than CT ? Thank you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By russcc
New England area automotive shop help

Any of you New England area Fordbarn members know of a automotive shop that has the old type, (for example a ,Sun) distributor machine, that can setup the advance curve on a 1970's distributor with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By russcc
Re: Rear shock mount studs

The bible says the app. is 1947-1948.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By russcc
Rear shock mount studs

The rear upper shock mount stud, part #18152 on page 658 of the green bible, it looks like it goes all the way through the rear crossmember from flange to flange, is that right ? Anyone know the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2022, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By russcc
Re: FH sparkplug locations

No experience with Eddy Edmund's products, or the HP value of the relocated spark plug, but I can share my experience with the original spark plug location when you run a 1007B cam, and mill Barney...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,046
Posted By russcc
Re: how to assemble a 40

Kube's new "the '40 Ford"
Forum: Early V8 03-01-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By russcc
'42-48 2 bolt Harmon & Collins dual coil dist.

'42-48 Harmon & Collins dual coil distributor with new rotor & cap. Model #1400m Serial # 4221. This vintage H&C is from Ron Holleran's collection. I got it through Ron's friend George at Hershey a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By russcc
Re: '35-'40 rear spring identification

Thank you. Not all the springs are used, so I will keep that that in mind. I have waded through the green bible spring app. section in the past. Lots of combinations
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