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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
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Re: gear ratio

I have instructions on how to put in a 70's V8 Maverick or Comet automatic rear end in a Shoebox. It would give you a rear end ratio of 2.79. The standard tranny rear end would be a 3.00. The V8's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
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Re: Steering Box Ford 1949 sedan

Shoebox Central has a steering box exchange for $625
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
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Re: Convertible roof and Chrome parts 1951 custom

Try- https://www.fordmercassociation.com. New and used convertible top parts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,163
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Re: Backfire

Try a new condenser. My 50 had a backfiring problem also. A neighbor said replace the condenser. It turned out that the wire in the condenser was partially connected.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
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Re: newer two BBL carb

if you use an adapter, make sure the orientation of the 2 barrel will hook up to the stock linkage.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
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Re: 1951 Starter 6&8

6 cylinder and 8 cylinder starters and starter drives are the same.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
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Re: Harmonic balancer 226G vs 226h

I would call them Vibration Dampers. There are two types of Vibration Dampers. One is Viscous Type and the other is Rubber Type. They are interchangeable.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 851
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Re: 49 Custom wheels

The back spacing on my stock 15" wheel is 3.5".
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
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Re: '50 F3 Engine color

48-51 Red
52-53 Green
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,799
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Re: Do dual carbs both need a choke?

For the flathead 6 guys, here's how my chokes are connected.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
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Re: 50 Car Heater Water Valve?

Call Ray Marler in Midwest City Ok. He rebuilds them. He charges $90 with exchange.
Phone# 405-640-4951.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,808
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Re: Types of 6 volt sealed beam headlights

Have them on my Coupe for about 4 years. Last summer one cracked and had to replace it. They seem to be better than originals. Got them at NAPA. PN H6006 or H6006N
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
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Re: Heater Control Valve & Hose Connections.

See attached from the manual.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,493
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Re: Front Shocks on a 1950 Custom Deluxe

Here is the drawing from the shop manual.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,250
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Flathead 6 finned aluminum head

If anyone with a 226 "H" series 6 is interested, there is a NOS Edmunds finned aluminum head on epay. Item #264049726367. Very pricey @ $5,000 or offer.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
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Re: Ford Hood Latch Spring

Call Shoebox Central for the parts. 405-259-9222.
Forum: Early V8 10-02-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 183
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1951 Deluxe Door Trim Retainers

Door panel retainers from a 1951 F1, Five Star Interior.

$35.00 including shipping.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,882
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Re: 42-47 project truck help

OHA on the head denotes a 1950 series "H" 226.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
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Re: 21c-8344456-ss chain set

Did you try Mar-K? mar-k.com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
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Re: Bellhousing

Here is the engine/starter plate and bellhousing for the 49-51 car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
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Re: 1949 Ford shocks

Rock Auto. 1950 uses the same shock.
NAPA online has the shocks. You should be able to order online and pickup at your local NAPA store.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,451
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Re: 1949 Ford Muffler

Kanter has complete systems or by the piece.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
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Re: Need Early 6 and Late 6 Subject Groups

The Ford Truck Enthusiast website has a forum for 48-56 Ford trucks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,701
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Re: '51 Ford Disc Brake Conversion

Also see Shoebox-Central's website. Chris has a wealth of knowledge for what you need.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
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Re: 53 Ford Ranchwagon

That should be the correct rear end for the wagon. Kanter has a listing for the 52-54 Wagon on page 31.
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