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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-10-2020, 02:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By Alaska Jim
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2020, 02:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 796
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Remote oil filter

Motorcraft FL300, or FL400 I believe is the short version
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-09-2020, 01:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Help! - 1955 Thunderbird 6V (ground-neg.) generator not charging

Your reading of battery voltage while running is low. could be th generator is not charging enough, or the voltage regulator is bad, or it might be that the regulator needs to be adjusted
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 675
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Starter selaniod

Sorry I could not answer as to where you could find that type of solenoid.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 675
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Starter selaniod

drolston, I am aware of the remote starter switch, and have a couple of them, but do not carry one in the car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 02:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 675
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Starter selaniod

v8coopman, Thank you. that would be a very handy item. learned something new. Thank you
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 675
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Starter selaniod

excuse my ignorance, but what function does the push button serve? I have seen them and did not know what it was for.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-31-2020, 03:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: 55 Crown Victoria generator light coming on

I would suspect the voltage regulator is sticking, but I could be wrong.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: 51 Merc rear brake shoes help

stay away from Obsolete auto in OK. City. my past experience was not good, and ended up costing me money, and no parts that would work. the do not know the difference between a '52-53 Merc. and a...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-17-2020, 02:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: 79 Granada 6 cyl nengine noise

get rid of the Fram filter
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 02:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,305
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: helmet distributor

Thanks everyone for the information, I will pass it along. I have done business with Charlie before, but was not aware he did early distributors.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,305
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: helmet distributor

any contact info for Michael Driscoll at 3rd Generation?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,305
Posted By Alaska Jim
helmet distributor

Since Jim Linder ( Bubba's Ignition) is no longer doing distributors, who rebuilds and properly sets up the helmet type distributor. I have a friend with a 39 Ford deluxe, and he is having problems...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-13-2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,669
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Strange "Clanking Noise" at Idle

I have had fuel pumps make similar noises, also I have heard extremely loose timing chains hit the side of the front cover , and make similar noises. just a shot in the dark not being there in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,573
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: What Gasoline that has NO ethanol in it?

No ethanol in the fuel here in Alaska, the best octane is only 91. my Harley's are supposed to run on 93, but they run ok on the 91. regular is 87 octane. not sure anymore what av gas is anymore, I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 757
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Best way to fix this header

depends on how thin the metal is and how much carbon from the exh. is imbeded in the header as to how hard it will be to repair it, but it is do able.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-19-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: The Hurst Mystery Shifter

I never knew of the contest. I had a couple of them when I was a teenager, and I really abused them, but I never had any trouble with them. They made me a life long believer in Hurst shifters.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,243
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Been in hospital 4 Spinal Surgery

Glad to hear you are doing better, and hope all goes well. I have had 2 back surgeries, a hip replacement, and a partial knee replacement. all took a while to heal, just listen to the Doc., like the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,496
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: 8ba block decking

deuce roadster is right, machine shops that are not familiar with flatheads are usually not aware that the angle on the flathead blocks are not the same on both sides, and have to be machined...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: 1940 ford dash

Check the classified ads on the HAMB. they show up there often in various conditions.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,158
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Old Henry

He needs to take a trip to south central Alaska
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: A little off topic but interesting old bus.

That Corvair van is worth a bit.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-23-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Anyone own a 1966-1967 Fairlane 500?

rotorwrench, there is a white one sitting under a carport along the east side of Lake Halbrook near Mineola TX. It has not moved as far as I can tell in at least 4-5 years. was still there in Jan....
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-14-2020, 12:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Y block fuel pump

Yeah Sid, I know what you mean needing to keep it original and the Vac. wiper situation. I use the factory style double action pump on my '51 Merc. It is all stock except for the headers and dual...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-11-2020, 01:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,297
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Isky E4 cam

do not forget that the lifters come out the bottom, and not just pulled straight up like small block Fords, and it can be a real pain to change the cam without pulling the eng. It can be done. ...
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