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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Re: Another turn signal question...need advice from electrical guru

Yes I'm running duel filliment in my 48 park lights. 6v I think I got them from G&G along with related pigtails and bulblhoder that just slotted in as a replacement. I had a 46 previously, I think...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Re: Mercury Block - Is it Too Far Gone?

Yes the "99" marking is there near the front of the block, I forget what side but it is just down from the intake plane. Could the Canadian ones have been used in Bren gun carriers, we had a few of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Re: Mercury Block - Is it Too Far Gone?

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39 was the "war years" where I come from. I have a relieved 99A block which I believe is Canadian I filled with grease many years ago which is sitting under a tarp at my sisters place -...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,045
Re: 1947 Ford Super Deluxe options

Kyle reading all the posts here, you say you think you have "some mechanical ability"....well I don't doubt that reading your profile, you could make an old Ford fly if you re-powered it with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
A little off topic but interesting old bus.

Just read this article on our "Stuff" media site. Not a Ford but I suspect it is an International? Not familiar with this story but Alaskan Barner's probably are.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,441
Re: Can this be saved?

Mart is from the UK and posts here and did a You-tube series on rebuilding his "crusty" knackered/seized flathead. Shows from getting it stripped down to the point where he could run it in his 34...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,441
Re: Can this be saved?

Betcha Mart could save that motor:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 710
Re: OT June 6

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Kevin if you ever get the chance Over-Lord Tours operating out of Bayeux are outstanding and only 120 Euro for a full day. I spent a month in UK visiting my daughter in London and thought while...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,215
Re: Flathead FAQs

Easy in my opinion flathead 21 or 24 stud or V8 60 (rather than 17 stud)

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 710
Re: OT June 6

The plate on my Mustang remembers. Also I visited Utah and Omaha beaches in October last year.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2020, 01:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,139
Re: Mystery Car

what about an Amco?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Re: Radiator repairs and strengthening for pressure. Mart's 41 pu get's it's Rad fixe

Mart my radiator has bulged too....basically it's a bit shagged so I'm watching it

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Re: Mart's Sparks: A turn signal tip from Mart's Garage. Easier than I thought!

I personally don't like red at the back...no pr*ck will take any notice of them here in those little Ford tail lights (as we use amber rears now since 50s) so I mounted two Ford back-up lights on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 03:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Re: Is this a 36 bumper w/guards?

Yes I picked it straight away as a Dodge, think I have seen the same on a pic of a 40. They are quite an attractive coupe in my opinion.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2020, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2020, 03:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Re: Fan Belt question for NZ Barners

great thanks Phil.

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2020, 03:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Re: 1946 Mercury Courtesy Lights Cover Fitment.

The bezel, frosted glass and the metal piece in unit should push straight into the bulb holder screwed to the door pillar. There are two slots in the metal piece that pushes into the bulb holder...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Re: 1946 Mercury Courtesy Lights Cover Fitment.

Phil it should fit no problem. Ensure that when you put the chrome bezel back on to the bulb holder that you bend the tabs back in the right place so that they fit in the cut outs for the piece that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Re: Fan Belt question for NZ Barners

Cool Phil been looking at Gates industrial B series from web search could be a 50 or 54 length look forward to your reply. Can get Gates belts on line from Bearing engineering supplies here in NZ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Fan Belt question for NZ Barners

I had a noise from the fan generator area and investigated and found my fan belt is torn. Do any of the the NZ barner have a local source for the big belt (Generator) on a 59a engine? or a part...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,288
Re: engine photos

pretty ordinary C59A

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,833
Re: Prewar Ford V8 pickups

Yes I like Barrel nose..... and jail bar trucks

GB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Re: 17th Australian Early Ford V8 Nationals - Toowoomba - September 2020

Yeah right you reckon : I said that tongue in cheek when I read the first post. sorry I'll take that back Mercman... thought you were being optomistic...... hope you can get it off the ground when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,547
Re: What Gasoline that has NO ethanol in it?

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JU88 was quite a formidable bomber.

On the subject of petrol...sorry gas. here in NZ the majority of our stuff has no ethanol. We have 91, 95, 98 (RON) Octane rating and some stuff called...
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