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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: 50 Ford Fresh Air Vents

As flatford8 says.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Drag it home...Eastern Oregon find

What town did you find it in? Just curious...........
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Fall In The Rockies

Very nice........thank you!!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-07-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 980
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: vibration in my car

Yep looks like paint stick wrecking yards used.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: not a Ford flathead but from that era

Nice!! When I was still working (UGH!!) I bought many new Cat graders from Western States Equip Co. in Boise Idaho.
Quality machines and I hope they will last as yours did..........
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-25-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 980
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: vibration in my car

Could also be a cord separation or bulge in the tire tread or sidewall.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-18-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Best Way to Spot Original Wheels at a Swap Meet?

HRR............a little off topic but everything that I have with a carb gets non-ethanol gas. Works amazingly better!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Grill screen air flow

Have boated the Columbia many times. Your 2nd photo looks like the area where the movie "Maverick" was filmed for the river scenes. Glad to hear from you again!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,733
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Flathead city, Gary Howard, Grants Pass, Or

Maybe you should all descend on his place at once and make a raid to get your engines back...........call 911 just before you get there!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: electric gas pump on a 39 PU Frame

I also added a fuel shut off valve just out of the tank. Nice to shut off the gas supply while changing the filter.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-05-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: tires

And to my understanding if the date code only has 3 numbers in it, then the tires were made before the year 2000.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Jessi Combs

I agree, RIP please. She died not that far from where I live.............
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-25-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Rule of thumb for fan belt tightness

Thanks darrell and chap. I will work on finding the sweet spot some more. Thanks all for the help!!!!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-24-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Rule of thumb for fan belt tightness

Thanks 40. The belt only drives the water pump and alternator and is a fairly new belt-maybe 400 miles but I will check it anyway. I am thinking it is squealing on the alt pulley since it is the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-24-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Rule of thumb for fan belt tightness

What started this thread is that the bolt that goes thru the alt housing sheared off flush with the head. Sometimes the belt would squeal before this happened. It is a 7/16" by 6" bolt. This allowed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Some photos of my '41

Nice!! I learned to drive in my grandfathers 40 pickup on the farm. Wonderful memories.........
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Shoe Box Central

I also have nothing but the best to say about them!!!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-22-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-22-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-22-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Rule of thumb for fan belt tightness

Is there a rule of thumb that you guys use for belt tightness? This is for my avatar 302 engine. Thanks!!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-16-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: 1960 wagon west

I am running two Pertronix set ups. Not a glitch with either now going on four years.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 797
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: GL 1 oil

If I were you I would contact Petersen Cat in Redmond. I believe their facility is near the airport. Your blade is worth too much to take a short cut............
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: For Minnesota guys with cars that are still 6 volt

That has been the law here in Oregon for several years but doesn't seem affect drivers much.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,046
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Vapor lock

I agree. The experts here often say fuel problems are really electrical. Mine was a coil.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-15-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 835
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Carb Spacer

Thank you for your ministry passion!! My avatar runs a 302. I always run non ethanol in it and all my stuff that has a carb. Costs a little more but NEVER any fuel related problems. Should not be a...
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