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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 756
Posted By ford38v8
Re: 41 Ford engine help

You didn't say, but I assume the carburetor is a 94. Did you check the power valve? As the previous owner had fuel issues, he may have disabled the power valve, which would explain the starving...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Gearbox Question 1939 / 1940

I'm sure you meant to say 91A, and no part number, just the large 91A cast into the bottom of the large fork.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Mart's 41 pickup: Broken axle investigation. VIDEO

Mart, The dolt that had welded that axle should be shot! Let's see the other end, to see the apparent mushroom that prevented it's sliding all the way out in the previous video?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Can anyone report

Probably not worth the trip if it was earlier this month! :(
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 641
Posted By ford38v8
Re: 1932 PT license plate

What is that god awful thing loaded atop that Ford car carrier?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Unrelated thought while working on my Car

I gave her a kiss and asked her if she loved me more now.

She answered 'Don't put words in my mouth.'
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,681
Posted By ford38v8
Re: advertising to sell, but doesn't seem to want to sell????

The import tax issue can complicate any shipment to Canada. I have a friend who was stuck at Customs for a whole day while they pored through all his swapmeet items going into Canada. Perhaps your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By ford38v8
Re: 1940 Ford hinge replacement

Lawrence, Below you will find my answer to your question on the V8 Forum. You may not have found it because the V8 Forum refreshes every day.


Hi Lawrence, Welcome to the V8 Forum. Not positive...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 759
Posted By ford38v8
Re: 1936 Ford flathead - is a fuel additive required

I have several comments for you, take it or leave it:

87 is fine, you got that right.

Higher octane cleaner burn more efficient? Higher octane may be more efficient for a high compression...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By ford38v8
Re: 39 Ford/Mercury transmission Removal

V8coopman has it, but for the first 2 tasks:

1 - Put the car up on sturdy jack stands
2 - Drain the transmission fluid
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By ford38v8
Re: 1936 Ford Pickup - Electric Radiator Fan

It's best to address the reason you're considering an electric fan, as the cons outweigh the pros.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 911
Posted By ford38v8
Re: '36 Cabriolet with an "18-F" prefix

The car in question that began this thread is more interesting than the F question!

Final selling price of US$59619 for a car built as a driver without consideration of incorrect items if...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By ford38v8
Re: capillary temp gauge available or modification??

The original fluid is banned, and the replacement fluid quickly fades to clear.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Holley 94 set up

Carl, With gas in the bowl, look down the throat and pump the throttle one time. You'll see two squirts of gas if the carb has been rebuilt correctly, after which the engine should start immediately....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,090
Posted By ford38v8
Re: need your help

That's about as pretty a '39 as I've ever seen. Lucky guy!
What's with the extra long license plate numbers that don't match each other?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By ford38v8
Re: 32 to 48 v8- are fuel pumps the same

That's a pretty wide open question. Can you narrow it down some?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
Posted By ford38v8
Re: 1932 Ford V8 emblem questions

Never complain, never explain.

Henry Ford ll
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Brake adjustment 1937

You don;t need a hokey jury rig notched board. The parking brake operates the cross shaft just like the foot pedal does. Use the parking brake one notch at a time till you discover the sweet spot for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Marsden nuts

This coincides with what i'd been told, that the shaft on the shock link was shortened to provide a margin of safety for the larger tires of the Mercury, introduced for the 1939 model year. This was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Holley 94 accelerator pump helper spring

I'm with tubman on all points.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By ford38v8
Re: signing in

Now John, you know I'm 79. She's supposed to give me a clue, and she does try, but then... she's no spring chicken either. :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By ford38v8
Re: signing in

My wife makes me sign in every night to climb into bed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Spark plug terminals in Helmet dizzy cap?

Tinker, I believe those to be the stock terminals, which when installed are fully enclosed within the female sockets of the inner cap. If I'm not mistaken, the OP's question involved the way the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Spark plug terminals in Helmet dizzy cap?

Good question. Unfortunately, there is barely room for the wires, let alone adding terminals that would also need insulation from each other.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By ford38v8
Re: '37 headlights

Assuming that you are running the original 6v positive ground system:

Go through all your electrical connections from battery on through and back to battery. Clean, grease and tighten all...
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