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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
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Re: catalog

Mac's has a nice, thorough print catalog but they're a mixed bag in terms of service.

I got my windows from them and it was quick and painless but my last order of gaskets and seals never showed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,930
Posted By !!!RIOT!!!
Re: 6V red top optima battery

I ordered one online at O'Reilly's and they had it ready for pickup the next morning. It was $187.00.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By !!!RIOT!!!
Re: Possible Starter Problem?

Lol. Iíll never underestimate the value of good cables ever again.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By !!!RIOT!!!
Re: Possible Starter Problem?

Holy hell. Replaced both battery cables, cleaned up the mating surface of the starter and it turned over like a champ.

Thanks for the help! Saved me a lot of money and headaches.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By !!!RIOT!!!
Re: Possible Starter Problem?

I did this and definitely got improved voltage through the solenoid. The cable was completely corroded once I got it out and inspected it. Iíll try with the starter next and see what happens.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By !!!RIOT!!!
Possible Starter Problem?

I searched around and I can't find anything that lines up with what I'm seeing.

This is a '52 stock 8BA.

I recently had an issue where I would turn the key and get nothing from the starter. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By !!!RIOT!!!
Re: Quarantine work

Ran a new ignition wire to replace the one the crapped out and replaced all 4 sets of brake shoes, cylinders, and hoses. Got a tip on the HAMB that the 68 Mustang front drums fit the 52/53 and are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,730
Posted By !!!RIOT!!!
Re: Calling all Transmission Gurus

I had a hell of a time with my '52 trans because I refused to read the directions and thought "Well, assembly is the reversal of disassembly so..." After installing the cluster and having no way to...
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