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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1936 steering Upgrde

We have done the conversion to a 37/38 with out cutting the rivets
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Misses and pops

Have you Checked fuel delivery ,Crud in the tank sediment bowl ,Lean condition ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By FlatheadTed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 34 banjo with tube shocks?

That general concept was common there are a few variations of that you will see ,theirs a modern set up used on Model As like that Ted
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,495
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: NEW starting problem

Maybe ,The regulator or Generator is wired wrong or the regulator is still faulty .(the cut out part is stuck down) ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1936 steering options

This is a 37 right hand box cut and drilled ,you can have two holes rather than cut it ,shape the cut with a grinder ,this one is yet to be grond up ,,We did a left hand one for a 36 three window ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,428
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 21 study cylinder head differences

To true Adam , I did balance all the rods etc on the kitchen scales though .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,708
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1932 Roadster Frame Rail Sag

I agree , Heres some pictures that could assist ,Ideas from various contributors are all usefull hopefully the Questioner can get any one of them to work for him ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,151
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Flat spot that just won't go away

Maybe also leak at manifold gasket or leak into power valve ,wrong manifold ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,708
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1932 Roadster Frame Rail Sag

You can use a length of ply cut to the frame profile and draw around it as a template compare that to a known good frame ,Ted
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,151
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Flat spot that just won't go away

Are you saying when you pull the throttle from idle it hesitates or are you saying at a higher rev it does it ,Ted
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,428
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 21 study cylinder head differences

21 stud with flat top pistons ,I run a dome type head on one side with a flat top on the other side like the top picture .I did a rough comparison cc with saw dust it didn't seem to be any...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1935 fuel sending unit

ground the wire that has the black shrink while watching the dash gouge ,the indicate needle should rise ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,708
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1932 Roadster Frame Rail Sag

I have used the 32 Phil method more than once , the bulge in the frame can be caused by a rear impact to , We cant see that well but it looks like they have reversed into something and damaged the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,708
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1932 Roadster Frame Rail Sag

Put it on axle stands mounted on the frame , on a flat floor then get someone to supple equivalent measurements rails to the ground of there car , measure the body from body mount bolts etc...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2021, 11:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 772
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1934 Ford Trouble Starting

Sorry ,The timing I gave is incorrect , its one three two four as Pete's Diagram clock wise ,from 10-30 number one .a 37 terminal cab in a 34 3 bolt gives a mis read .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,082
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: car pulls to left when braking

the left pipe from the M/C is shorter on the left ,farther to travel on the right ,measure your pedal ,if it pumps up you have air in the right side giving a weak brake .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,082
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: car pulls to left when braking

I wouldn't think the springs would be it ,Has the anty seize melted and got on the shoes,.Swap the shoes left to right see if theirs a change .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,226
Posted By FlatheadTed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,082
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: car pulls to left when braking

With this type of brake make sure the shoe retraces and sits on the anchor bolt with no gap ,
Part# 2027 some Anchor bolts are a cam arrangement so you rotate it and it brings the shoe closer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 772
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1934 Ford Trouble Starting

On a 3 bolt Coil type (1934 ) # one is at the rear bottom corner (7,30 ) from there its clock wise three (10-30 )two & four ,that as if you sitting in drivers seat ,The tang is at the rear,if...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,226
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Accessories for 1936 Ford V8's

Blue car,Interesting car and history , I remember the special wheel cover in the V8 times ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,248
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 49 F1 Brake issue

If you don't have pliers grab the extended part at right angles with vice grips, two hand s right pulls left holds
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,406
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Woodie shop burns

Its a real lose ,Something as stressful as this can affect ones health as a older person it could be difficult to get going again ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 772
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1934 Ford Trouble Starting

Remove each wire set ,going by Petes diagram his view from the front Left ist is #one ,get a bulb or test light fix each HT wire in turn to a battery X or Neg run another wire from the Battery...
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