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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Just for Fun- Ford MOSStina not patina!

does any one know the paint code [realistic cammo]
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,444
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Oversized Brake Drums

over sizing brake drums has been a subject of great debate ever since they where invented as a licenced mechanic i use manufacturers spec as to max oversize and it stands up in court every time ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Temperature Sender

gauges are notorious for being off so long as their consistent you can work with them some manufactures dont put numbers on them just zones [yellow green red etc ] so long as it stays around the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,665
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Should I be concerned?

looks good. the hoses not a problem personally i would have bent up some 316 stainless tube for the top but thats me. if it drives rite stops rite and your safe and happy [ENJOY]
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 785
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Customs - The Beginnings with Barris

really boys the word is custom [meaning customers own] its not yours so why get upset its theirs they paid good money for it hope they like it trust me there are plenty out there i m not so keen...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 810
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Newbie to forum, and Ford.

welcome to the forum looks like lots of future fun don't be shy ask away theres lots of knowledge on here
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By aussie merc
Re: New rubber for rod from radiator

yeh just noticed that they are backward tells me its likely a marine manifold but who cares if its not on an anchor looks great and as you say gets the looks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By aussie merc
Re: bushes 39 front panhard

Thanks to all foundem
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By aussie merc
Re: bushes 39 front panhard

it is a panhard rod as one end attaches to the front axle and the other attaches to the chassis , A roll bar mounts to the chassis at either side and attaches to the front axle at each end via the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By aussie merc
Re: 1939 deluxe headlight switch

turn left for headlights or right for park off should be centered high / low on floor i think if its the same as a mercury
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Oil pressure gauge

start digging there are lots of threads on this subject
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,720
Posted By aussie merc
Re: off topic barnfind

splash the tank kick the tyres then light the fires V12 merlin what a sweet sound hope they are restored and not just stuck in a shed and forgotten again sadly we are big on dreams and slow...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 01:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By aussie merc
bushes 39 front panhard

try as i may i cant find the part No or anyone who carries the end bushes for the" front" panhard rod on a 39 mercury
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 675
Posted By aussie merc
Re: 39 brake drums

yeh thanks got a price to rebuild drums with metal spray localy not cheap but still reasonable when you add up the on costs of changing to 40s or going all out with full discs As i said a question...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 675
Posted By aussie merc
Question 39 brake drums

just a question for the future does anyone make replacement wide 5 drums
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2020, 03:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Them Ford engineers knew their stuff!

the engineers may have known their stuff but my hats off to the machinists of that time No computer controlled machines just good old fashioned skill the ability to follow a drawing and the will to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Re-torque head nuts

my thoughts follow the factory sequence cant go wrong if its tight it wont move and you've checked all the rest at the same time
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Fenton intake value?

its worth what your willing to pay as all things are just make him a offer that your comfy with if he takes it good for you if not too bad Old doesn't automatically mean valuable theres someone...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,029
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Modern Ford Q?

worst idea any manufacturer has come up with cheap nut hidden in a chrome cover there a drama doesn't matter where you live dirt /salt/water/or just time it dosen't mater just buy some quality...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 887
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Split rim, wide 5?

take a closer look but i will bet the wide five centers have been re-rimmed so better radials can be used
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 02:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 731
Posted By aussie merc
Re: New Member

welcome aboard looks like you are going to have some fun Lots of help on here so let the fun begin
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 02:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 790
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Hand crank repair

if using a roll pin i would try for a double roll [their two layers thick not one as a standard ] personally i would try cut down pin punch or a bolt shaft [grade 8 ] as already suggested
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 02:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Transmission internal gear question

either the gear was damaged when assembled or something was floating around in there magnetic drain plug may have caught it before it got munched
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 01:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,117
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Drive you V8 Day, how many would be intereted

just took part in the Sydney event good role-up despite the rain [any excuse to get out of lockdown ]
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Silly question: Always replace bearing races when new bearings are installed or

never mix brands in cup and cone sets and always replace cup and cone as a set you can mix brands in inner and outer sets reason being that different manufacturers have different tolerances ...
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