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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By russcc
Re: 12 volt starter solenoid

Good to know that Cole Hersee makes that solenoid, They have their name on it which is a good sign. They used to mfg everything in South Boston MA, now it's Mexico. Can't beat their HD battery switch.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By russcc
Re: Flathead Alum Heads-Block Alignment

A couple of shoulder studs will resolve the issue. I would use Saf-T-Eze anti-Seize compound on head stud shanks, and spark plugs in aluminum heads. This is a MIL-T-5544 spec. anti seize containing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,109
Posted By russcc
Re: FORD vs FERRARI

The UT video right after that about how Ford fielded the GT-40 & beat Ferrari at Lemans by "The Henry Ford" was all you really need to know about the subject, with interviews with Mose Nowland,...
Forum: Early V8 10-31-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By russcc
Parts to Thompson Speedway Swap, CT

I will have the following parts at the Thompson Speedway Fleece Mkt in CT this Sat. 11/2/19. Stewart Warner "Speedboat Type" dash w/all vintage SW working instruments. 160 MPH speedo, mechanical...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,027
Posted By russcc
Re: What is the price of a rebuilt flathead??

What's the Flathead king say.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,320
Posted By russcc
Re: USA mfg screws

The real issue pertaining to appearance items like garnish moldings which I referred to in my initial post is the #6 or #8 slotted, oval head, self tapping screw. The fact is the head diameter is at...
Forum: Early V8 10-05-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By russcc
EV8 Parts to Hershey

New Isky G185 valves springs, they replace Zephyr springs $90. Complete set of original Zephyr 26T gears, 18T main drive, 26T cluster and 24T 2nd gear. All Ford script gear in excellent condition...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By russcc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,297
Posted By russcc
Re: Who sells frame bolts that look like rivets

I used Tubman's suggestion years ago on an original 32 frame I had that was all apart when I got it. I hot riveted the cross members using the pneumatic tool bit Big Flats sells. They looked good,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By russcc
Re: trans oil

I use Lubriplate SPO-227, GL 140. Lubriplate always has quality lubricants. Not sure if is GL 4 or 5. I will ask, and post their response.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By russcc
Re: Purpose/location, E brake Bush 11A-2091

Thank you Mike. See the later post, 91A-2273. Thank you for confirming it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By russcc
Re: Purpose/location, E brake Bush 11A-2091

Update. The 91A-2271 is for the e brake wires that go to each rear wheel. Those bushings insulate the wires from the radius rods they are attached to. The one I believe I am looking for is the round...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By russcc
Re: Purpose/location, E brake Bush 11A-2091

Thank you Fordbarners. 40Cpe, that's probably why I couldn't figure out how to use it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,327
Posted By russcc
Re: The Unofficial Vender List

Excellent, I have used many of them. Especially Fred for NOS, which is my preference. That was a great one about Jeff at Hirsch locating key fabrics to plug the hole left by LB.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,497
Posted By russcc
Re: Where are you at HERSHEY

CPC-63 South Chocolate, just West of Dennis Carpenter, EV8, Zephyr gears, Isky 185Gs and a bunch of unmentionables. Say your prayer for nice cool, sunny weather. Last few years have been awesome,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By russcc
Purpose/location, E brake Bush 11A-2091

On the '40 I believe there is e brake cable bushing 11A-2091. What is its' purpose and where is it located. See photo. Thank you Fordbarners.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By russcc
Re: 48-6044 Rod, engine radius purpose.

Thank you learned Fodbarners. I understand how they got the name anti-clutch chatter rods which was a side benefit to the principal purpose.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By russcc
Re: Starter- Generator Repair Shop

In Massachusetts we still have Boulanger's in New Bedford MA. They just redid my '40 starter for me. Not many of those guys left. I thank them every time I am there for hanging in there. They may be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By russcc
48-6044 Rod, engine radius purpose.

What was the Ford design purpose for the 48-4044 rod, engine radius for the '37-41 pass cars. I have for years heard they were "clutch anti-chatter rods" Was that the real purpose ? In the '40 where...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By russcc
Re: exhaust pipe wrap

Any particular type or manufacturer on exhaust wrap favored ? The exhaust pipes and headers are currently out of the car so before I put them back in I will wrap them. Which Mfg has the best...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By russcc
exhaust pipe wrap

What is recommended for an exhaust pipe wrap ? I will use it on the headers and exhaust pipes that route under the floor boards in the '40 coupe. I have a heater so I don't need anymore than that....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By russcc
Re: "40 gear selection

Thank you Fordbarners. It looks like the 16/28s will do it unless I switch to 3:54s
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By russcc
"40 gear selection

Rebuilding the stock '40 transmission. It will be backing up a 3 5/16" x 4" 59L with 1007B cam, Navarro " Nostalgia" heads, and lighten steel flywheel, (about 26#s).Rear axel is currently a 3:78,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By russcc
Re: '40 O1A-2473 pedal - shaft

Does someone like Fred Wilner at SSO have those shafts ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By russcc
Re: engine paint prep

Thank you all for the advice. The prep is everything is right on.
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