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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By farmertom
Re: Engine Oil Drain PLug Flathead V8 1946-47-48 Engine

hey Ramblin Reck, about your eng oil drain plug, for my '37 I purchased a large 2" drive socketyou can also get a reducer so to use a 3/8"drive rachet which is alot easier than an adjustable crescent...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By farmertom
upper radiator hoses

hi barners, i ordered 2 radiator hoses from joe's antique today. wondering how much coolant to drain from radiator to replace both upper hoses? iv'e had the'37 fordor for two years and havn't had to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By farmertom
Re: Oil dipstick....

Terry,I think the big '37 ford book talks about a felt washer under the small cupped steel washer on dipstick but didnt mention how thick. i just happened to have some lying around prolly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By farmertom
Re: '35 Ford Coupe tail light lamp

hey Henry Carl, you shouldn't need to paint inside of tail light buckets if you use cupcake foils because the foils totally surround the bulb. Tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By farmertom
Re: '35 Ford Coupe tail light lamp

hey Ateek29,i'd like to hear how those little alum.cupcake liners work for you,if you do try them. after what Mart talked about doing to his tailights and when going to grocery store and not finding...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By farmertom
Re: '35 Ford Coupe tail light lamp

hey Henry Carl,once you get the correct bulb in socket you want brighter lights? mart here on the barn came up with using a little aluminum pie tin so i went to my grocery store and came away with a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By farmertom
Re: ford holley 94 carb only 1 yr old

hey thanks sal and ross f1 for advice and pic.i'll get out and have a look see at the lever and shaft. last summer i replaced probably the at least 2nd carb for this old car with a brand new 94 from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By farmertom
Re: ford holley 94 carb only 1 yr old

hey sal,thanks for responding. i'm not quite sure where you mean to peen the lever. would it be possible some time at your conviniance for a picture with a pointer? thanking you,tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By farmertom
ford holley 94 carb only 1 yr old

i installed a dennis carpenter 94 carb 1 year ago. lately when i drive the '37 which is almost everyday even after being warmed up the idle will creep up. when i come to a turn or a stop[ i need to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,307
Posted By farmertom
Re: Parts Washer Liquid

merc cruzer, kinda looks like goo gone,color anyway. tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,268
Posted By farmertom
Re: seat belt installation 40 Merc

Clem, MEASURE THREE TIMES BEFORE ORDERING.TOM.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,268
Posted By farmertom
Re: seat belt installation 40 Merc

hey Clem,like afew others have said seatbeltsplus. thats what i put in front seat in my '37.i believe they had the best price seems like i got 70 inch. tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,158
Posted By farmertom
Re: Old car brake lights: Brighten em up for free! Safety improvement!

hey barners,following Marts advice,i went to grocery store and found a pack or box of 24 reynolds aluminum cupcake thingies very light weight. remove the thin paper liners and put the alum.cup over a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,461
Posted By farmertom
Re: Found some nice old Ford pics.

fuel pumps inside building!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By farmertom
Re: 36 ford woodie leaning to the left

hello Samsonized, I managed a 4 wheel drive parts and and accessory store in the late 70s and when we would install the the spring kits it was best not to torque the spring shackle bolts untill the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By farmertom
Re: vin search

thanks barners for the feed back. what i do know about my '37 fordor deluxe is i believe i'm the 3rd owner the older gentleman before me had the car since 1956. tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By farmertom
Re: vin search

hey barners, i was misunderstood i think. i'm just trying to find out the ownership history and maybe where it was 1st purchased. i do have the vin.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By farmertom
vin search

hey barners, whats the best way to search the vin on my 37 fordor. i'm just curious of its history. thanks tom.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By farmertom
Re: possibly changing from woven brake linning

Kurt in NJ you are correct about the floaters. the big 1937 ford book says so.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By farmertom
Re: possibly changing from woven brake linning

thanks everyone that responded to my question about woven brake linings. i never would have thought that woven would be better than a bonded lining. i am keepn them. oh by the the way AKCJ i think...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By farmertom
possibly changing from woven brake linning

hey barners, I have woven brake linings on my 37 fordor that were done not to long before i got the car. I assume it was done that to keep original. i have adjusted all 4 corners a few times,and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By farmertom
possibly changing from woven brake linning

hey barners, I have woven brake linings on my 37 fordor that were done not to long befor i got the car. I assume it was done that to keep original. i have adjusted all 4 corners a few times,and think...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,887
Posted By farmertom
Re: spark plug recommendation

anyone using autolite 386s? seem to work fine in my orig 37 flathead.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,058
Posted By farmertom
Re: Autolite 216 plugs

in all the cars and motorcycles i have owned in since i was 14yrs old i have used ac.champions.ngk,denso,autolite,motorcraft they all seem to have performed equally but after the first set of ac,s i...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,058
Posted By farmertom
Re: Autolite 216 plugs

anyone use 386 autolites? they seem to read spot on burn with my town driving in 37 85hp. oreillys $2.00 ea. i got the 37 last spring 2020 and have tested one set and just put in a new set a few days...
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