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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By big job
Re: Another turn signal question...need advice from electrical guru

That is correct. Problem is the proper bulb is to big and hits the glass. I am going
through this. The typical flasher has to have a load and the #63 parking bulbs don't
have enough candle...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,441
Posted By big job
Re: Can this be saved?

No; boiling solution; boiling without crank, bearings, seal retainers, cam shaft and cam bearings even rod bearings oil pump all the basic stuff....sam
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By big job
Re: Rebuld Vs Shock Conversion

Although my shocks seem find but If I could find rear kits then I could put the coil helpers
only to raise rear about 2-3 inches.. I don't like tail draggers. Front 4 fingers (tire to fender) rear...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,441
Posted By big job
Re: Can this be saved?

Just my sugestion; before going bonkers, 55 gal drum put block in with lye caustic
some water fire wood light fire some "Jack" and "Bud" sit back till the steam comes out
enjoy, cheap, nothing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 728
Posted By big job
Re: power steering on flathead

Just info; A 1981 Corvette came in for some A/C work and it has the piston valve set up
as picture Merc cruiser posted. Crank pulley, check with snow plow parts guys. If you
have a lathe or a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 05:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By big job
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By big job
Re: Suggestions for rattle can base color 34 woodgraining?

Thanks; what Tubman said is what I use to do, but 'that' don't work no more either, which
that was easy. Back to the subject- you can also use sharpies for details but the course
acid cheap brush...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By big job
Re: Suggestions for rattle can base color 34 woodgraining?

Red oxide rattle primer can first, next thinned flat black cheap acid brush > now scratch the
black with brush your design, let dry and lightly go over with fine scotch bright then
clear coat. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By big job
Re: Lincoln master cylinder

I can't remember their new name use to be Mainly Convertables in Florida Mercurys and
Lincolns. Another "Lincoln Land" Florida. I bought one for my Lincoln 'reman" they are a
little pricey but so...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,329
Posted By big job
Re: Removing Engine from '40 Ford Question

Is it necessary? Removing the radiator and hood makes life way easy. Like the Duece
said unbolt manifolds and leave it -better than fooling with nasty exhaust always frozen
pipe bolts. The hood...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By big job
Re: Oil gallery plug

That suppose to meter drip drop oil on the timing gears. Van Pelt has those where I
got mine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,205
Posted By big job
Re: Were "Suicde Doors" Really Dangerous?

sorry I like them. Just find it easy to get in and out But with brains. Next door kid fell
out of the rear of a 36 Plymouth going around a corner. He was not hurt but he was
hurt when his old...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By big job
Re: 1952 ford car clutch install

did not chatter before, now it does. Sounds like clutch disk material maybe too hard
made from "modern" junk . Back in my bus co. days we had maybe 60 school buses most
GMC 350 4 sp . No way...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,617
Posted By big job
Re: Flathead running cold

then on the other hand, I need math lessons in which I never got more than a D in math
60yrs ago. My car 46 my only ride new engine with 165 stats. Ok cardboard front of
radiator last September...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By big job
Re: elect problem

yes they run hot until the voltage is satisfied all ceramic resistors run hot under load
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By big job
Re: '41 Continental Shifter Issues

looks like the shift 'rod' is stuck up in first and reverse? something stuck at the bottom,
maybe give the first and reverse a tap at the bottom down I think cause it looks like
the shift is not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 615
Posted By big job
Re: Air Cleaner ID 46 to 48??

the one on the right is what is on my 46 Super Deluxe ..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By big job
Re: Flat head RPM range

Then on the other hand my father bought a new F6 in Jan 1951 a leftover. Factory
governor says Ford on it probably made by King Seely. Governed at 3000 and yes
still has the 'lead seal' its a dump...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By big job
Re: Wiring in Turn signals ?

It all depends what you have for stop and tail lights such as many trucks -trucks and
trailers have 4 rear lights in which any signal switch will work (no need for the stop
light switch) 2 rear...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,226
Posted By big job
Re: New Paypal fees. Be careful, folks

What V8 coopman said. I got charged $4000 from this clown "Upworks" from CA. So I
Googled them Not good results. I think they sell clothes or woman apparel. I called
them and said I DO NOT buy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By big job
Re: 49 ford engine swap

Sorry but a 6 or V8 in all case's one wire from gauge goes to a make and break sender found on the left head. When cold the left sender points are closed shooting a signal to the right sender to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By big job
Re: battery

Go to Napa & get a 6volt commercial batt. Then make sure you are putting out around
7 to 7.5 volts (thats the middle one on the regulator) with a voltmeter while running
engine above idle. And...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 822
Posted By big job
Re: '40 ford interior question(s)

I try to get all of this in my head: the horrors and the pains for just one install. so how
in hell did they boot all those cars out the door in a day ? I know it was more than one
person, but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By big job
Re: Possible Starter Problem?

Rapid clicks with starter connected ? sounds like the solenoid when under load is starving
for ground. You sure you have a good ground wire firewall to engine? And then any
time I have heard a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,127
Posted By big job
Re: Misfireing at idle.

aside from condensers I think it could be some carbon crap on valve seats. All it takes is
a dot like fly crap. solution drive it. All I reed here in my mind is people putting cars to sleep all...
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