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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Hood Ornament for 39 Deluxe

I had the same fitting problem of my DeLuxe hood ornament not fitting the curvature of the hood after I had it rechromed.

What happens during the chroming process is that the two ends of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,375
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Off shore adjustable lifters

GOESFAST, Thanks so much for taking the time and effort to answer my question. I feel better now, knowing Topline is an excellent replacement.

I don't remember if the original "Johnsons" were...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 4bbl manifold flathead V/8

Dodge, That's a neat story.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 537
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Fenton intake value?

flatford8: Excellent observation. Reduces value considerably.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,375
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Off shore adjustable lifters

GOSFAST: I still have the old box my original Johnson lifters came in in 1970. Two wrenches
were included. Next time you order lifters from "Topline" please inquire as to whether they were...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 627
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: '40 rear brake question: How snug should the drums be on the shoes?

Tim: I checked the run out on the Bolling Bros. drums at it was .0005 ' at most.
Also, PM me with your email address and I'll send you the copy of the Bolling Bros. instructions I have. it is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 627
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: '40 rear brake question: How snug should the drums be on the shoes?

On my Bolling Bros rear brakes I rub chalk on the shoes and then adjust the brakes as per the Bolling Bros instructions. I do have a light drag on both rear drums with tires mounted. Test drive and ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 923
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: '35 Coupe 5 window value

Impossible to say without photos and details. I would guess $10K max as is.
Make sure all the parts are there. Does the drive train function? No way to know unless you get it running. Lowers price a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 40 Ford Brakes

My experience has been that the 40 Ford brakes can be adequately adjusted with the drums on the vehicle if the steps outlined for properly adjusting the brakes are followed AND the shoes are arced...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Flathead rebuilder

Jim: Here's an older post that may help. PM the folks who posted for more current info.
https://fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=203931

Make sure you get a detailed written estimate for each...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 983
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Been in hospital 4 Spinal Surgery

Gosh! Glad you're getting better. Take it slow. Don't lift anything heavy.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 40 Ford Brakes

OK, Thanks for pointing out the failure of my brake question response.

I learned a few new tid bits.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 40 Ford Brakes

RELIABLE meaning: consistently good in quality or performance; able to be trusted.

I have found my 40 brakes to be a very reliable Lockheed style brake system.
I think that the general test is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 683
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: paint on oil pan?

I would venture to add that 99.9 % of flat head engines are not super duper high performance where the use of GLYPTAL is needed to increase the rate of oil return by a few milliseconds. However, my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 683
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: paint on oil pan?

No,No,No. Don't even think about painting the inside of your oil pan.

All you need is a couple of paint specs to get into your oil system and you're done.

If you take an oil pan off of any...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 4bbl manifold flathead V/8

PKW: There are many, many posts on this subject. Read thru every one that mentions the word carburetor and you will benefit greatly.
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/search.php?searchid=16662496
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 22,859
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

Thank you Mike for keeping us all informed.
Your work is a pleasure to see.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Handle escutcheon installation

Here's a thread that supplies an answer if you want to make your own tool out of PVC.
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=213544&highlight=door+handle+removal+tool
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,173
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 8ba block decking

Ford flathead block drawings are here showing angles, etc. Be sure to read ALL the links too....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By 19Fordy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 40 Pick Up change to 12 V

32phil: Be sure to read post #8 here. Tells how to convert 40 BATT gauge to operate on
12V. Make sure you don't have an ammeter. This works only with Volt Meter BATT gauge....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,357
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: drum puller

Looks kind of "iffy".

Meaning,
"If" it doesn't fly off, it might work but, 2 point contact isn't very reassuring.

Must hurt when those jaws slip off.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 473
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 8BA 12 V Starter?

If you do a search on Google or Fordbarn or HAMB you will find that the 6V starter will work for many years if you operate it on 12V. Yes there are 12V starters that will bolt up to your 8BA but,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 940
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Electric fans

V8; Would it be good to mount a 4th fan over that 4th hole?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,129
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Installing Rear Hub On A '40

Just as a point of info.
If you don't have that little fibre seal,
you can make one out of an old piece of leather....like a belt.
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