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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,148
Posted By G.M.
Re: Vibration - rumble

When the U joint is out of grease it will make a big noise.
Put grease in and it go's away. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By G.M.
Re: starter bendix

It will get lubricated from the oil that leaks from the rear main bearing and seal. They all leak, that is why the cotter pin is in the bottom of the pan. This oil gets on the fly wheel and is slung...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By G.M.
Re: Flathead V8 operating temp?

I would shoot for the 175 to 180 range. If you get hotter then that you are going to have problems on a 100 degree day. Make sure the stats you use have large flow opening or you won't get enough...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By G.M.
Re: Fan, Radiator, Shroud

Attached you will see pictures of my 39 pickup shroud. At a fast idle and the outside temperature over 100 this engine ran for over 5 hours at an early ford V/8 meet in Va.
a number of years ago....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By G.M.
Re: Dual Exhaust on 34 coupe

Look back in the old posts. I put a detail description and pictures of
duals we put on Skips 34 Pickup, same as a car chassis. Used a Optima
6 volt battery with a home made "box" that mounts...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By G.M.
Re: 41 Railroad express

I remember when RRExpress was operational. They had
mechanics at the garage they kept the trucks service and
repair them every night. Trucks always looked good. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By G.M.
Re: 32 Cabriolet rumble seat gap ?

As long as you have about 1 inch when you pull out at the top
that should be good. What you don't want is someone sitting in
the rumble pushing back and denting the lid. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By G.M.
Re: Stock 40 Coupe

I would be shaking if I was in New England today myself. Right now
I am on the MSC Meraviglia just off the coast of Havana Cuba. Weather
is clear and I see an oil tanker off the port side about 10...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By G.M.
Re: What Lube do you put in your Columbia S/W Speedo Changer?

Lubriplate was what was called for the Columbia speedo parts. G.M.

Did a google search and found Lubriplate is still available
in the same silver and black 14 oz can for $11.00
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By G.M.
Re: Popping out Passenger side Exhaust

Drizzle some Marvel Mystery Oil down the carb when
it's running to free the sticky valve. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By G.M.
Re: Who rebuilds Hydrastatic gauges?

You can do these yourself. I posted detailed info on here a few years
ago. You should be able to find it. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By G.M.
Convertible Tops

Who makes tops for a 1933 phaeton?? G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By G.M.
Re: 1932 Model B water pumps

Contact Skip Haney 1-941-505-9085 in Florida. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By G.M.
Re: 1947 Ford Super Deluxe Convertible

There is a place in Punta Gorda, Fl. that has all the
top parts. It's called hydro electrics. I'll look up the
phone number. G.M. 1-941-639-0437
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,365
Posted By G.M.
Re: Ignition timing

The points are NOT set with a feeler gauge. They are
on a Ford~Heyer strobe machine on a dwell meter. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,315
Posted By G.M.
Re: XM Radio On 6 Volts Positive?

I think if you change the polarity of the radio you are going to
have to iceolate the radio from ground. A guy named Charlie
from I believe Ohio made some kind of adaptor. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,853
Posted By G.M.
Re: Junk yards of the '40s '50s

I almost lived in Rosies junk yard in Sharon Hill, Pa. back in the 40's
from the time I was 15 to 18 years old. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,406
Posted By G.M.
Re: Water Pump Flow Rate

I would like to add that since the new turbine impeller has been
used and tested for a number of years every 1937 to 1953 pump
delivers 110 gallons after being modified and tested. Every pump
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 708
Posted By G.M.
Re: starting problems

Send your coil and a few condensers to Skip Haney. He will rebuild
your coil and hot test the condensers. skip@fordsrus.com G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By G.M.
Re: Where to get a OD solenoid for a '49 convertible?

There is a place in Punta Gorda, Fl. that sells the parts called Hydro electric. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By G.M.
Re: Ford engine factory break in process

Just turning over not running. No distributors. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,804
Posted By G.M.
Re: 34??steering wheel

Low drip point or melt point grease works well in the old Ford
steering box's. High temperature grease will stay in place when hot
and the gear cuts a hole in the center and the gears run dry. When...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By G.M.
Re: Starter- Generator Repair Shop

Chestnut Hill Auto Electric
629 Chestnut Hill Rd.
Denver, Pa. 17517 1-717-445-4516
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By G.M.
Starter- Generator Repair Shop

I have used these people to repair generators and starters for
about 40 years. They have the parts and test equiprment for the
old Ford starters and generators. They helped me make 7 six
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By G.M.
Re: 6v Generator Swap

I have adapted the 36 fan to the 39 generator. Had to make an adaptor. It's
been on the car 35 years and at least 50,000 miles. I set it up with a dial
indicator. Here are two I did. These were...
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