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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By solidaxle
Re: Moving Day

So what's the rest of the plan Sam?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 558
Posted By solidaxle
Re: Electric fan over a belted fan

Electric fans will do the job if you don't have a way to install a mechanical one. All depends if you want a nostalgia look or not. I was able to squeeze a mechanical fan in on my 32 with an blown...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By solidaxle
Re: 39 ford waterpumps

I wonder how many pumps were chiseled off and damaged because of that hidden bolt.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By solidaxle
Re: 39 ford waterpumps

Don't forget the bolt hidden in the water outlet.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 961
Posted By solidaxle
Re: Deuceheaven Video by Mecum Auctions

Mecum is certainly hyping it up. Look how they advertised the the "Bullet " Mustang, that presentation resulted in big money for the car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By solidaxle
Re: How to compute HP

Was it the magnets on the fuel line to align the gas molecules or the water injection system?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By solidaxle
Re: Fan belt

Buy a couple sizes smaller and larger then you think you need. Then bring the unused ones back. It will save running back and forth to the auto store.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,037
Posted By solidaxle
Re: My first dumb question

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Just a little advice. I always try to use the search engine feature in the tool bar before I ask a question in the forms with good results. Make sure your spelling is correct and try a couple...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By solidaxle
Re: Machine shops in upstate NY

I'll 2nd Go Devil. Al runs a small shop near Albany. He works on a lot of 4cyl, V8's and Trannys.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,037
Posted By solidaxle
Re: My first dumb question

I still have a lot of numbers matching instilled in me from owning the Vette. Since this is the Ford Barn, I must expound. I don't do anything to the 32 that can't be reversed.The previous owner...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,037
Posted By solidaxle
Re: My first dumb question

I have owned that 61 for 35 years and can't give it up. NCRS member 10654 and have had the car reach Top flight. I don't even look at Vetts anymore at car shows, well maybe a glance.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,037
Posted By solidaxle
Re: My first dumb question

Welcome, I too was always a Vette guy. Now the Vette sits and I take out the Ford.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,611
Posted By solidaxle
Re: shipping frustration

Is there an easy way to ship to Canada from the US? I had to refund someones money on auto parts do to the hassle with the paperwork. This was USPS.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,791
Posted By solidaxle
Re: A mouse repellent that works

You have to stay vigilant, I got lazy and didn't check the traps as often as I should have. The little varmints ate a hole in my convertible top that was up, off the floor on a lift for the winter....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,307
Posted By solidaxle
Re: Misery loves company

"Before I was born I had a choice of a good memory or a big appendage, I can't remember which I picked" Andy Ronney.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,228
Posted By solidaxle
Re: Pearl Harbor

"A date which will live in infamy"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By solidaxle
Re: A great day for cruise

It was a great day for a cruise.
I think we can squeak another weekend out. My sister went for a ride for the first time in my roadster last weekend. She mentioned my car is NOT a chick magnet. It's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,064
Posted By solidaxle
Re: Spark Plug Reading

Do a search on Holley 94 power valves


I'm running the 4-BL which are one step hotter then yours.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,064
Posted By solidaxle
Re: Spark Plug Reading

The small 4inch paper ones were giving me trouble. Your Oil bath should be alright. Like JSeery said try it without.
Check the choke plate, make sure it opens all the way.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,064
Posted By solidaxle
Re: Spark Plug Reading

Mine were carboned up like yours. I removed the small air cleaner elements that were restricting the flow. It also appeared there was not enough clearance between the aircleaner base and cover so I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 729
Posted By solidaxle
Re: Mohawk lifts

Mohawk makes a quality lift. It would be hard to wear one out. All depends on what kind of deal you are getting.
I have two other brand lifts, ones a four post and the other a two post. Putting the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 916
Posted By solidaxle
Re: Carb gasket surface

Try this it's fuel resistant
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,039
Posted By solidaxle
Re: Again?! this time juddering at a stop

I would get a second opinion from someone who can actually drive it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,039
Posted By solidaxle
Re: Again?! this time juddering at a stop

Ok I'll armchair quarterback.
Can we rule out the motor? Does it cough and spit when coming to a stop?
How does it act when letting out the clutch in reverse?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By solidaxle
Re: Electrical Fire Hazard.

From the picture, it looks like you have the red and white wire under one terminal. Is there a reason to hook it up this way?
If the motor is of any size 1/2 hp and above. I would suggest, a starter...
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