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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,236
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: what this worth looking to buy

I"ve been buying barn finds, garage finds, for over 50 years now. When you find something like this pickup. Try to take into consideration. All aspects of the restro. Does the engine turn over? how...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: Replacing '46 sedan speedometer cable

You should be able to unscrew the other end at the trans. Once you get it off you should be able to take a pair of needle nose pliers and pull the rest of the cable out. If it's stuck inside of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,702
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: Gas Tank

Renu has always worked real well for me. I also have used Bob Drakes repo tanks. Very nice quality and well worth the money. I also changed my fuel lines in cars that have sat for years. I plan on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,071
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: I just made a dumb mistake

I put a new fuel pump on my 41 without putting the push rod in. Couldn't figure out why I wasn't gettin' gas. Duhh! Thing is I did it 2 different times.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,562
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: Original ownership of your vintage Ford

In 1965 I bought my first 1941 Ford Super Deluxe coupe, from the widow of the original owner. All I know about him is he was a Tech Sgt. in the 8th Army Air Force during WWII. Sadly he never made it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,865
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: The Police!

A nice summers night in 1968. I was on leave from the service. I was driving my uncles '34 Ford coupe. I had learned to drive in that car. I had also spent many hours helping my uncle build it. It...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 94,355
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: Fordbarn Average Age

I'm 65. I bought my first 41 Ford coupe in 65.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,047
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: Do head gaskets have an up n a down?

I've always used a white bearing grease. Smear it on thick on both sides of your head gaskets, just the grease nothing else.Lube your studs and the inside of the nuts. Some people like to use...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 73,811
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: New Poll, What Year Fords Do We Own?

(1) 41 Ford Super Deluxe Coupe (2) 41 Ford Deluxe Tudors (1) 41 Ford Pickup project
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,597
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: Ok Ok Guys >>>>>>Come clean!!!!

That has to be a first! I usually put wrenches in my back pocket. Or all over the garage and on the car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,729
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: HELP This Roadster Get HOME!!!!

Love the car. On the HAMB there is a social club called the Utah Hambers. You might want to post the pictures with them and see if you get a bite. It's a start. Someone might remember it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,597
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: Ok Ok Guys >>>>>>Come clean!!!!

I lost my mind once and still can't find it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,717
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: so is barn find original seen as rat rods ? 50 F1

He's just mad because his wife or mommy won't let him have one. It's great just as it is. Welcome to the world of older Fords
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,080
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: Marvel Mystery Oil

I've installed a top oiler using MM oil and I use it in the gas tank. Great stuff. been using it for over 45 years.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,239
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: attitudes

Stick around there are alot of great people on the barn,with a gold mine of information!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,920
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: Non Ford leaps tall cliffs with a single bound

Don't think I'll try any of that,at least not on purpose. I've only seen one of those cars. You'd think there would be more of them around as well as they stood up to all that abuse. Who's Deadeye...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,582
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: strange things you've found in your newly acquired projects

That's funny!! I guess the attitude was if you have to build it and can't afford one,let's irritate the people who can. That's good
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,582
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: strange things you've found in your newly acquired projects

Besides the usual odds and ends tools and garbage I found a $5 gold piece in my 35 coupe it was down under an old rubber floor mat.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,838
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: 39 steering locked - key won't turn lock - help

I've had luck using WD-40 and putting the key in and out several times. That helps loosen stuck pins
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,402
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: rear wheel safety catches

I had the same problem with fitting mine on my 41. Glad I had them I broke my drive axle a month ago and they do work.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,505
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: What do you think of this Truck? (PICT'S)

For $1500 it would've been in my garage already. Nice truck,buy it and bring it back to the road!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,623
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: Few questions.....New Flathead owner!!!

I completely agree with Old Henry. Remember it's not a Toyota,it'll take some getting used to. Take your time, no speed shifting. If it's a stock trans you can lock it up. When I was a younger and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,091
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: Smithy's Glass pack Mufflers

I ran Smithy's and burned out Cherry Bombs back in the 60s and 70s. I've been running staights since the 80s.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,926
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: '32 BB is finished- Just posted a few pics

Beautiful,beautiful job!! Thanks for posting the pics
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,903
Posted By 41 Fords ohio
Re: Block water leak

My brother had the same problem some years ago. Couldn't find the leak until we took the starter off. And found a split in the engine block about 5 inches long. We used some type of silicone on it....
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