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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By lafarm
Re: No fuel pressure at normal engine temp

The liquid filled gauge did start working when I pulled the rubber stopper out some liquid ran out just left it out for now, Drove a few miles warmed up good with the electric pump off no sign of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By lafarm
Re: No fuel pressure at normal engine temp

Do have liquid filled gauge so that could be part of the problem thanks drolston haven't checked it yet, But it still starves out of gas when warmed up with the electric pump turned off, Wonder if...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By lafarm
No fuel pressure at normal engine temp

Have mechanical fuel pump and electric pump on toggle switch have dual 97 type carbs a fuel block with pressure gauge all braided stainless lines fuel pressure is good when cold with just the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By lafarm
Re: Overdrive experts I need some help.

I have a 1950's motor manual that has a good schematic of the circuit and trouble shooting charts, I normally only drive this car a couple times a months when the weather is good seems like I spend...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By lafarm
Re: Overdrive experts I need some help.

checked the wiring today looks good except eye connectors on the solenoid have no insulation and one of them may have been in contact with the solenoid case, Fixed that and tested it in the garage...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By lafarm
Overdrive experts I need some help.

52 Victoria overdrive was working fine when I starting out cold but after parking a few minutes restarting at 27 mph when the Governor kicks in the amp gauge goes to minus charge and stays that way...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,349
Posted By lafarm
Re: What those things next to the speedo are for

Thanks for the reply. Fixing the bad ground cable seems to have fixed it took it for a drive and everything worked as it should, Still starts real slow until cooled down after driving, Tried a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,349
Posted By lafarm
Re: What those things next to the speedo are for

Have something of an overdrive problem with my 52 vicki, 50 mph in overdrive floor it overdrive kicks down amp gauge goes to 0 engine starts to miss let up and amp gauge shows charge again and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By lafarm
Re: Testing fuel pump

Filled glass bowl with fuel even pushed some fuel thru pump with a syringe still cannot get it to pump, The arm only moves about a quarter inch not too hard to do by hand.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By lafarm
Testing fuel pump

I installed a a new airtex dobule action fuel pump on my 52 Victoria it didn't work pulled it off and ran a hose from the intake to a can of fuel and operated by hand still didn't work so returned it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By lafarm
Re: 52 Vic fuel pump

I don't know how much the fuel pump push rod should move this one appears to move about a quarter to three eights inch, Should I be able to test this pump by running a line from the input to a fuel...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By lafarm
Re: 52 Vic fuel pump

I checked the electric pump it does flow thru OK got to be something with mechanical pump.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By lafarm
Re: 52 Vic fuel pump

Federal Mogul pumps has been taken over by Carter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By lafarm
Re: 52 Vic fuel pump

It is a Federal Mogul pump, I will need to check that. Thankyou
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By lafarm
52 Vic fuel pump

Electric fuel pump only dual Stromburg 97's so I decided to install mechanical fuel pump so I could shut off the electric one, ran line from electric to mech pump from that pump to the fuel block,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,545
Posted By lafarm
Re: Assembling with STP

Assembly lube from NAPA is what I use think it would be a better choice than STP.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 960
Posted By lafarm
Re: Could it be the starter?

I had cranking trouble when engine warmed up sometimes had to bump it several times to get it to turn over, I pulled the starter off and took it to auto electric shop it checked out good, Then the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By lafarm
Re: Got another lesson yesterday.

Kevin thanks for the response
Dropped the gen and reg at the shop today, I am sure the armature
is cooked could see some burned holes in the insulation of winding's.
The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By lafarm
Re: Got another lesson yesterday.

(I disconnected the regulator, running straight from the battery alone,)

Could have saved my generator if i would have done that, only had about another mile to go thought I could make it big...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By lafarm
Re: Got another lesson yesterday.

[QUOTE=koates;1506681]Hi there, What car model and what generator are we talking about here?? Many of the late production repop voltage regulators are just junk and not to be trusted. Pictures...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By lafarm
Got another lesson yesterday.

Noticed my amp gauge was still pegged on hi charge after about 10 mi knew it shouldn't be but didn't have far to go so kept going Voltage reg went bad and kept gen on full charge until it smoked the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,286
Posted By lafarm
Re: I test drove the 32 today Not good

A weak front spring will change the castor, Had a model A same problem replaced front spring problem cured
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By lafarm
Another GG Question for Electronic gurus

I have an after marker sending unit that reads about right with the engine off or at slow idle but the gauge goes past full when enough RPM,s for the generator charge, Was wondering if anyone has...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,840
Posted By lafarm
Re: Electric Fuel Pump Switch or Not

My 52 has Dual Fenton intake with no engine fuel pump just the electric pump runs full time, I need to order new fuel pump stand, pump, and push rod anything else? also was wondering if any...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-15-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By lafarm
Re: 53 Vicky Interior lighting Questions ??

Rob and Don thankyou that information will help a lot, My car has just the pillar lights also has a map light the short is between the door switches and the pillar lights, I will try and find it now...
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