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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 722
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Re: New member intro and a question about mirrors

Ron - Greetings from the Low Country of Georgia and thanks for starting this thread. I have owned a 1939 Convertible for only 4 months and I too want a Passenger side mirror. There are times...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Question Just Out of Curiosity

Just Out of Curiosity...........

Has anyone installed an electric fan in front of the radiator on a '39 Ford Deluxe; (85 or 100HP Flathead)?

Waste of time and money or does it help,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Dennis Carpenter Voltage Reducer

I am looking in MAC's Catalog at a Dennis Carpenter Voltage Reducer-Reduces 12 volt to 6 volt-Dash Gauges for $35.00 (SKU 66-62256-1) The only problem I see and it may not be a problem, is that it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Talking FOG LIGHTS AND tURN SIGNALS on '39 Ford

I bought some Amber 5" Fog Lights with brackets for the front bumper supports and plan on buying some smaller amber lights for the rear. My plan is to install a fuse block on the inside or outside...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Question '39 Ford: Replacing Original Hood Brackets and Hood Arm & Spring Supports

I plan on enlisting some help to remove the original hood brackets and also the original hood support arm & spring brackets on my 1939 Deluxe Convertible and replace with new ones. Just wondering...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Re: Fog Light Brackets for 39 Ford bumper

Good to know. Thanks I also use PP on eBay and that is reassuring
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Re: Fog Light Brackets for 39 Ford bumper

Merci! I had forgotten all about eBay!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Fog Light Brackets for 39 Ford bumper

I ordered these Painted 12V Fog Lights and Brackets for my 39 Ford from FillingStation.Com. However the brackets are not in stock yet so I put the whole order on hold till they arrive. I am...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Re: 1939 Ford Vert Cowl Vent will not budge

You betcha it helps! Thanks!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By Ramblin Reck
1939 Ford Vert Cowl Vent will not budge

Can't open the vent to let in fresh air. Don't want to force it and break something. Click on pic to expand. Need advice Thanks!

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Re: 1939 Ford came with no ignition key

I will try and get it removed Thanks Maybe the reason it won't come out is that it is the wrong key! Definitely will try your idea.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Re: 1939 Ford came with no ignition key

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Looks like maybe they are soaked in paint. I will use my PB Blaster. just turn Lefty Loosie with a slotted screw driver?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Re: 1939 Ford came with no ignition key

Thanks Zeke3 and corvett8n for this knowledge. It is invaluable.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Re: Engine Oil Drain PLug Flathead V8 1946-47-48 Engine

Magnet is an aftermarket product or is it built into the drain plug? I have found some small (nickel size) and extremely powerful magnets inside of old computer hard drives that i destroyed. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Repairing exsitsting windows to working condition on 1939 Convertible

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I need to fix my windows so that they operate properly. Glass is till in there Probably going to need new regulators which are not easy to find for this Convertible. My...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By Ramblin Reck
1939 Ford came with no ignition key

My 1939 Ford Deluxe does not have a key to lock the wheel and starter. It is in the "On" position so I just need to throw the switch and hit the start button. I saw the post where the guy drilled...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Re: Engine Oil Drain PLug Flathead V8 1946-47-48 Engine

Thanks I might want to get a new "washer" before I start. Also smart not to insert anything into the pan, using only a finger so as not to break something in there. All good advice. I am...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Re: Engine Oil Drain PLug Flathead V8 1946-47-48 Engine

Thanks Good point Have not yet changed the oil so don't know if I have a lot of sludge or not. In any case, I hope there are "videos" out there view before I take on such a project.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Re: Seat Belts to be installed on a 1939 Convertible

All good info for this Newbie. Thanks to all y'all! Should I use any kind of a sealant, like RTV, or Rust preventative? I know it is not a boat which is what I am used to drilling holes into,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Re: Engine Oil Drain PLug Flathead V8 1946-47-48 Engine

Thanks to all who responded! I had read that there might be rust flakes and even sand from the block! Is there any sort of a tool to use to scrape out any sludge found other than one's finger?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By Ramblin Reck
Seat Belts to be installed on a 1939 Convertible

No instructions came with them. Think i know what to do but looking for any advice I can get. Thanks Just for front two seats.



Rumble seat passenger will just get ejected. May offer...
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