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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,787
Posted By jdl
Re: 35-5window coupe

And don't be afraid to make a offer you can live with, maybe he will negotiate.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,476
Posted By jdl
Re: 1950 ford car door hinge screws

Take one to your local Ford dealer as a sample, That's where I got them, a little longer but that's o.k.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,729
Posted By jdl
Re: How to read a 1950 F1 VIN Plate off the firewall?

Here's a link with some colors...might help?

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,096
Posted By jdl
Re: chrome rockers

Stainless Rocker Mouldings... Concours Parts show them online, no picture, so give them a call and ask questons, I have bought lots of stuff for my 51 from them with good service, I know nothing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,047
Posted By jdl
Re: 6 volt dash bulb #357 in 1940 dash

#53 is the same size as 51 but two candle power. sometimes a #55 will fit but slightly larger dia.. Napa Auto Parts has them
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,594
Posted By jdl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,253
Posted By jdl
Re: Identify this bumper?

Looks like a 47/48 Ford bumper. the wings & grill guard are $$$
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,635
Posted By jdl
Re: Bob Drake Gas Tanks

Just thinking outloud... cut the sender mounting ring from the old tank & screw it on to the new tank sender mount ring, to use as a guide for enlarging the new tank hole.

keep us posted..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,098
Posted By jdl
Re: ORIGINAL 1935 Factory Paint

A little off subject.. in 1960 I had Milt's body shop paint my 55 Ranch Wagon a Pontiac mahogany color, a beautiful job, he did a complete job, doorjambs firewall and underside of hood as well, total...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,635
Posted By jdl
Re: Bob Drake Gas Tanks

If at all possible enlarge the hole & use your original sender. you won't be happy with the after market sender.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,748
Posted By jdl
Re: Back from a 9 day tour of New Mexico and Colorado

Thanks for the pictures.. Nice 51 Hawthorne Green Tudor.
Great bunch of people in the Tumbleweed RG.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By jdl
Re: heater core

Try: Antique auto supply, Arlington, Tx. 1-817-275-2381


Or: JST auto, Lebanon, Tn 1-605-443-3086
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,072
Posted By jdl
Re: Bubbas link?

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,054
Posted By jdl
Re: Single vs. dual carb.

The most bang for the $ is the dist. conversion, you will like it..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,681
Posted By jdl
Re: 4 holley 81's what jetting and power valves

Walt, a flexible chevy point adjusting tool might work for you ( the kind you can adjust through the dist cap window) ebay has some, here is a example....

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,289
Posted By jdl
Re: 1947 Ford Wonder Bar Radio

I found this on ebay, maybe it will help.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 22,438
Posted By jdl
Re: 8BA Gen. belt replacement

The generator belt is 52-13/16" long Gates # 7516

The fan belt is 42-13/16" long Gates # 7417

Belts are available from your local O'reillys or Napa
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,187
Posted By jdl
Re: Transmission seal Number needed

Call Mac Vanpelt 1-800-299-7496 he should have what you need.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,881
Posted By jdl
Re: Who sells the best 39-48 wheel cylinders

This might be an option..


Or this one..

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,292
Posted By jdl
Re: 40 running rough. Help!

How old is the flex line that goes into the fuel pump? these can look good from the outside but can suck air and cause missing condition.
also the gasket on the fuel pump glass bowl (if it has a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,475
Posted By jdl
Re: early carb help

Your carburetor looks like the one listed as a 1942 in the charts
here is a link: hope it is of some help

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,636
Posted By jdl
Re: 1952 ford customline dual exhaust question

Like This? some 52-53 ford's had factory duals

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,924
Posted By jdl
Re: Block welding

good info here on cast iron welding, expansion & contraction video.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,784
Posted By jdl
Re: Favorite Early V/8 Tool & Why?

Not Mine.. Found on internet
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,943
Posted By jdl
Re: flathead 94 carb question

There are some EAB carbs on ebay right now, you would need to have it rebuilt. maybe one of the Fordbarn guys has a spare eab carb. if you are going for a correct original engine bay you might also...
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