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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 909
Posted By Don
Re: It RUNS ....and then it DIES....

Check current draw thru ign.circuit,should be around 2.5 amps, to much and coil will run to hot,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 388
Posted By Don
Re: Happy Veterans Day

Amen
Sgt USMC
55-59
Forum: Model-A 10-30-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By Don
29 roadster pick up

446067
Very nice pick up,completely rebuilt from nice wester vehicle,would go high in a points judging show,,
Pdonjan@aol.com
Forum: Early V8 10-26-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By Don
29 roadster pick up

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Forum: Model-A 10-26-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 211
Posted By Don
29 roadster pick up for sale

445708

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Excellent little pick up for show or go! Needs nothing, rebuilt from ground up from western car,
1-606-325-3538
Pdonjan@aol.com
$22k
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By Don
Re: connector sleeve for choke rod

Drill and tap a set screw in sleeve!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 684
Posted By Don
Re: '36 Pickup electrical issue

Points are either closed or a bad component or ground ,should not have 0 volts at condenser
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,745
Posted By Don
Re: new engine start-up problems

Change out rotor,,easy to do,,had same problem but using single carb,,,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By Don
Re: 41 ford Helmet Distributor Rotor question - color orang

Had same symptoms!,put a original black rotor in and problem went away!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By Don
Re: Engine stops when it is hot

I think people should check the current draw of ignition circuit more often when a coil is suspect or getting hot, or the resistance in circuit is in question,I think about 3 amps give or take a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By Don
Re: Low comp on one. Yl

Got engine all back and running after freeing rings in number 7 ,,new piston,,after running a short time started missing !,changed carb same thing,changed dist and cond, same thing,pulled plug wire...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 706
Posted By Don
Re: Optima battery will only chug to 50%

Thanks for info Paul,think I’ll parallel a 6 volt optima with the bad one and try charging to see if that works,if not might go for the charger you mention,sure cheaper that a new battery at $185,,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 706
Posted By Don
Re: Optima battery will only chug to 50%

Battery charger is a scheaur(spelling) that has a percentage meter also has settings for agm settings,
I also have optimum batteries in my roadster and model A ,at least 10 years on both and very...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 706
Posted By Don
Optima battery will only chug to 50%

Optima red top 6 volt will only charge to a little over 50% ,then charger shuts down,l just use it in shop for engine stand,trickle charge it when I think about it,,never leave it more than a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By Don
Re: Low comp on one. Yl

Got piston out a few minutes,second and third ring were stuck in grove,,these are four ring pistons ..top ring was loose ,,,
I was very careful when installing rings. so sure there on correct,
I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By Don
Re: Low comp on one. Yl

That’s today’s project,take it apart to find problem,oh well keeps me out of the house!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By Don
Re: Low comp on one. Yl

Did that and hear air in crankcase!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By Don
Low comp on one. Yl

After rebuilding a 21 stud,doing a valve job !new rings and everything else,,put on engine stand,bad miss!rechecked everything!dist ,wires took off intake ,recheck valve clearance,everything good but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Don
Re: Steel head gaskets

Coctacted fel pro tech line! Also ,,,guy said copper coat or there was another sealer I forgot,!,,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Don
Steel head gaskets

What do I put on a 21 stud steel head gasket with cast iron heads to get a good seal?? Copper coat,grease,or silver paint or nothing
I used copper coat on a composit gasket the other day,had a stuck...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By Don
Re: Master cylinder fill cap

I took cap from old MC or even new one and drilled a tap for 1/4 pipe,then used a compression fitting to apply air and fluid,,when done ,just removed the comp fitting and put a 1/4 pipe plug in BE...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By Don
Re: Brake pedal clearance desapears

Shortened the MC rod and that fixed the full pedal problem,good hard pedal and down to normal position,,,always good to get a second opinion!!! Tks,,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By Don
Re: Steering stablizer

Never had the wobble on my 35 but sure have on my 29 rpu probably needit more on the pu than the 35
Just thinkit would improve steering on a rough road,,,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By Don
Steering stablizer

Want to put a stablizer on my 35,any particular year of vw ,from what Iíve read on here a stablizer is a big improved fora driver,,.i know ,,,all steering components have. been rebuilt and in good...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By Don
Brake pedal clearance desapears

Went for a drive today after replacing all wheel cyl You and MC this summer,good brakes but the further I drove ,about 20 miles,the brake pedal play was going away,had a full pedal with no...
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