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Forum: Early V8 07-07-2013, 10:17 AM
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Views: 894
Posted By 48Flyer
1951 Mercury parts

Hi, I am looking for nice chrome pieces, that someone would have removed to customize their car.
With the price of plating, I thought it would be easier to find some stuff already redone, but not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,430
Posted By 48Flyer
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-14-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,890
Posted By 48Flyer
Re: 34 phaetons in travelog

Pictures can be seen here...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,866
Posted By 48Flyer
Re: Another day at work

I got a kick out of seeing the tudor pulling that big trailer.
Everyone else thought I was nuts for being more excited about the car than our trailer.
I'll take the whole bunch of them, for $215 a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,866
Posted By 48Flyer
Another day at work

I work at Indian motorcycles and today they found this great old photo of our old traveling display.
I thought you guys would gt a kick out of seeing whats pulling it.:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,393
Posted By 48Flyer
Re: 47 ran rough then not at all. Need ideas.

OK OK OK
It does sound better when you say that "90 percent of fuel problems are electrical"
I may have gotten that quote wrong, but I did start out by saying "I know this probably won't help" and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,393
Posted By 48Flyer
Re: 47 ran rough then not at all. Need ideas.

I know this probably wont help, but a wise old flathead mechanic once told me "90 percent of flathead ignition problems, are fuel related"
Did you by any chance just get a fresh tank of bad fuel...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,318
Posted By 48Flyer
Re: 46 coupe

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/dak/cto/3338309029.html

This one is listed locally. It is not mine, but if I were to start on another one, I would love for it to look this clean!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 755
Posted By 48Flyer
Re: 40-41 2 door sedan body size

NO
35 -40 chassis are roughly the same
41 -48 are roughly the same
40 -41 year break, was a comlpetly new design change
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,940
Posted By 48Flyer
Re: Run fdor Congress

.....And we have a winner!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 536
Posted By 48Flyer
Minnesota Patriot Poker run 9/29/2012

This is a great time and money goes to the MN Military Appreciation Fund

Saturday, September 29, 2012.8:00am until 5:00pm

The Poker Run For Patriots is a car and bike cruise to benefit military...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,810
Posted By 48Flyer
Re: Replacing 46 Ford hood hinge spring

Using a suitable tool, remove old spring.
Install new spring in the reverse order.

Sorry could not resist:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,331
Posted By 48Flyer
Re: 48 mercury bumpers vs. 48 Ford bumpers

I took this pic at a car show one night and have always wondered what the deal was with the car on the left's front bumper. It is not just the way the picture was taken. The bumper is truly curved...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,331
Posted By 48Flyer
Re: 48 mercury bumpers vs. 48 Ford bumpers

What do you mean by boomerang shaped?
I thought they were the same bumpers
Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,107
Posted By 48Flyer
Re: Drill Bits

I have a Drill Doctor sharpener, and I love it. I have sharpened broken drill bits back to like new condition
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,888
Posted By 48Flyer
Re: What do these fender skirts fit 1936?

Lots of folks have been telling me 35-40 ford aftermarket. Does anyone have a set that looks like this?
What do you think?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,888
Posted By 48Flyer
Re: What do these fender skirts fit 1936?

Any ideas? How can you tell they're not ford?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,888
Posted By 48Flyer
What do these fender skirts fit 1936?

Does anyone know what these fender skirts fit?
Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,292
Posted By 48Flyer
Re: 1941 Ford Coupe VIN #

The way I understand it, is 41 should start with a 1, 42 with a 2, 46 with a 6, 47 with a 7, etc
My 48 coupe vin starts with an *89A
There should be a "star" at the beginning and at the end of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,906
Posted By 48Flyer
Re: Old TV Show with 1932 Ford Hot Rods

"Boy, with $105 we can rebuild this V8 and make it purr like a kitten!"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,293
Posted By 48Flyer
Re: Minnesota Heat Wave Time!

Problem solved
Bring the Mercury bumpers in the house and polish them!

Did I mention that I have a very understanding wife?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,777
Posted By 48Flyer
Re: Kingpin installation

Just finished this job on my Mercury.
Bought an adjustable reamer for $29 and reamed them myself.
It needs to be a long reamer that will act as a pilot to keep the top and bottom aligned.
Easy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,293
Posted By 48Flyer
Re: Minnesota Heat Wave Time!

Took my 48 for a drive yesterday, 99 degrees out. Purred like a kitten and never got hot. Me on the other hand, I was sweating like a whore in church on Sunday.
Josh, I have the week off. would love...
Forum: Early V8 07-01-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,171
Posted By 48Flyer
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,022
Posted By 48Flyer
Exclamation Early Ford Parts Memphis, up for auction !!!

If you have ever wanted to get into the parts business this is your chance. Early Ford Parts in Memphis is up for auction. this place has been here for years and is sadly coming to an end. there is...
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