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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,580
Posted By hombres ruin
Re: Whirring noise .. from I donít know where

Hey deuce I checked the line and it’s all intact, no splits , fraying or holes
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,580
Posted By hombres ruin
Re: Whirring noise .. from I donít know where

Well I checked for a vacuum leak and there wasn’t one. I will have to get it up on a rack in the next week to check the bendix and flywheel
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,580
Posted By hombres ruin
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,580
Posted By hombres ruin
Re: Whirring noise .. from I donít know where

I checked the fan and it’s fine. The fan hub bolts are solid tight as well
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,580
Posted By hombres ruin
Re: Whirring noise .. from I donít know where

Thanks .. I will check for a vacuum leak tomorrow..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,580
Posted By hombres ruin
Re: Whirring noise .. from I donít know where

So I ran the motor minus the belt, the gen and new water pumps weren’t in play. On higher RPMs the noise was there lasted for 10 seconds then went away. Gassed it again noise came back for seconds...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By hombres ruin
Napa part number for 41 fan belt

Can anyone tell me what the Napa part number is for a fan belt for a 41 ford coupe? Stock pulleys,6 V 42 generator. I have one from C&G itís V shaped with ridges.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,580
Posted By hombres ruin
Re: Whirring noise .. from I donít know where

I am in medicine so I grabbed my stethoscope and listened to the generator while the noise was happening and it wasn’t present there. It was normal.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,580
Posted By hombres ruin
Re: Whirring noise .. from I donít know where

I will run it tomorrow then take the belt off and see what it does . I have a video of it but I can’t upload for some reason
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,580
Posted By hombres ruin
Whirring noise .. from I donít know where

Hi. My 41 coupe is making a whirring noise and I need help to pin it down. So 6V new generator (replaced the older one about 3 months ago) water pumps are sealed bearing units from van pelt. A new...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By hombres ruin
Re: How much play (movement) should there be in a gen pulley?

Thanks David . I have had this gen rebuilt twice and the movement in the pulley keeps coming back. I have followed the 41 ford Manual for correct belt tension and it still works loose. I will pull it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By hombres ruin
How much play (movement) should there be in a gen pulley?

Hey guys. Question. How much play or movement should be in a 6V generator pulley. I have had it re built but when the car is going I hear it make a audible clunk noise . I turned the engine off and I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,984
Posted By hombres ruin
Re: A good quality voltage regulator??

Thanks for the insight . Great info about stuff I had no idea but it makes sense
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,984
Posted By hombres ruin
Re: A good quality voltage regulator??

You got it.. wonít touch it. Just curious as to itís function . Thanks for the reply
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,984
Posted By hombres ruin
Re: A good quality voltage regulator??

Thanks for the responses much appreciated. I got one from Fred barnfind08 . Itís NOS it came in the box with the original paper , bolts and ground cable . Really nice piece. Question for you guy mine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,984
Posted By hombres ruin
Re: A good quality voltage regulator??

Hi Craig . Could you post a pic of one ? Mine has a spread out bolt pattern to fix to the fire wall. Is what you have the same?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,984
Posted By hombres ruin
Re: A good quality voltage regulator??

Yeah thatís true I have seen some great ones on eBay but the bolt configuration on mine is spread out and most of those donít use that bolt pattern.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,984
Posted By hombres ruin
A good quality voltage regulator??

Hi guys i am looking for a possibly made in the USA 6V voltage regulator with four posts as in the pic for my 41 ford coupe . I donít want re pop stuff but something made here of sound and not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By hombres ruin
Re: How tight is tight and how loose is loose

Thanks guys good info for sure , I will make the advises adjustments once the gen is back. Is there anything I could apply to the belt to make it less noisy?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By hombres ruin
How tight is tight and how loose is loose

Hi guys . Could be a stupid question but here goes . How tight should the fan belt be? I have a 41 flathead and I hear differing options on how tight the belt should be. Too tight and the generator...
Forum: Early V8 12-31-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By hombres ruin
Forum: Early V8 12-19-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By hombres ruin
Forum: Early V8 12-15-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By hombres ruin
1941 ford deluxe bumper guards

I have a set of 41 deluxe bumper guards. Solid pieces . Would need re chrome for show. One bolt included. Thanks for looking .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,557
Posted By hombres ruin
Re: Bruce Lancaster

Bruce was and is a legend
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,226
Posted By hombres ruin
Re: Grounding starter button issue

Thanks for the response . So it’s ok to solder to the main body of the switch ? It won’t interfere with its operation? Why not use the dash as the ground? Where else would you suggest or have used...
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