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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 784
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Original Coil Dependability

Charlie....you nailed it....my friend!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 784
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Original Coil Dependability

Amen to that Bill!! ....and I've also been there several times, including once with you and a couple of your friends. That picture you sent me while sitting in George's '39 is a classic picture that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 510
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: '38 Ford gear oil flowing from trans to diff??

Will, If it comes to needing to replace torque tube, I have a bunch of them.
Also, if you replace the bearing and race at front of torque tube, make sure the race is a quality part, made using the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 784
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Original Coil Dependability

I can tell you that I have definitely had several '33-early '36 coils go bad on my cars, and the guys in our group who also own the same year early Ford's, and travel together, have also had issues...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 784
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Original Coil Dependability

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=278526&showall=1

Reference post #41
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,775
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Motor city flathead

the last time I saw Mark Kirby was in 2011 at an EFV-8 Club National Meet in Auburn, Indiana. You might try tracking him down by calling Shadow Rods and see if they still have his contact information.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1935 Ford Model 51 truck driveshaft lubrication?

If, or when I'm assembling my cars, (engine, trans, or rear) I apply the Corn Head Grease all over and around the universal joint by whatever means available at that time (I call this buttering),...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1935 Ford Model 51 truck driveshaft lubrication?

Yes, the universal joint must be lubricated. There is a zerk grease fitting on clamshell housing/covers to be used for this purpose. I use John Deere Corn Head Grease to lube the universal in my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 510
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: '38 Ford gear oil flowing from trans to diff??

Will, I normally remove and install these rears by leaving the spring attached to the rear, and then dismantle the spring until just the main leaf is attached by the shackles, then remove the shackle...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 707
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 35 Three Window Coupe Proportions

Right on Ralph! If someone gave me a '36 3w coupe, I'd be out the next day looking for all the component parts needed to convert it to a '35 :eek: :rolleyes: :p :D ;)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 707
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 35 Three Window Coupe Proportions

The '34 3w is definitely a class act, plus I've always felt the '33 & '34 Ford's had "THE" best looking styling of all the early Ford V-8's, but when comparing '35 3w to a '36 3w, the '35 wins hands...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 510
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: '38 Ford gear oil flowing from trans to diff??

*I started this reply but got sidetracked and then came back and finished the post. So I've repeated some things already posted by Terry*

Yes, that zerk is there to lube the center of drive shaft...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 510
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: '38 Ford gear oil flowing from trans to diff??

Another thing I've noticed when working on these rears is...some folks like to pump lots of chassis grease into the zerk fittings at the small end of the axle housings.
• First, this is not the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 510
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: '38 Ford gear oil flowing from trans to diff??

I've taken a good number of these early Ford banjo rears ('35-'40) apart in over 60 years of playing with these old Fords, and probably 9 out of 10 times, those axle housing lip seals were bad/worn...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 707
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 35 Three Window Coupe Proportions

Very cool painting of your car, Peter!!

My all time favorite built '35 3window coupe!! If mine looks half that nice some day, I would be extremely happy.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Shadetree - update

Hi Bud!! I brought one of your previous posts back to the top that was actually a post asking us to post the cars we own.....

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=119366
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 46,433
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: New Poll, What Year Fords Do We Own?

Just thought I would bring one of "Shadetrees" great posts back to the top, for him, and/or for other folks here who are too new to have seen this, or possibly some who would like to make an update...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,451
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Need for early condensers?

The original early Ford coils, from say '32 to '48, were wound with inferior insulation on the magnet wire as compared to insulated magnet wires available today. Even the pouring resins, or other...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,039
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Battery purchase & best shut off location

Not in my humble opinion.

A battery cutoff switch provides a safety feature from short circuits, or high current leakage that can happen during times of high humidity, and other unforseen...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Flat Head Oil Filter

Some good toilet paper stories here for sure,....especially during these recent times of little to none on store shelves, and all the hoarding going on :D ;) ;)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,888
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: petehoovie???

Well there you go....WELCOME BACK!!

Now with that enlarged picture I can see those Bud girls much better....Thank you!! :D:D

PS......they could sit on, or put their feet on my running boards...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,039
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Battery purchase & best shut off location

I'm using a 6V Red Top Optima battery that's mounted vertically in the stock '35 battery box, about 2" below the original battery rails/cross brace mounts. This puts the top terminals below the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 612
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Starter on 8BA won't turn when HOT. What gives?

Reference similar post with same basic problem...click on URL below for additional information on same basic subject....

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=244430
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,207
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: slow cranking when hot

Reference a similar post for additional information by clicking on URL posted below .....

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=278513
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,803
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: This AWFUL Bug...Explained!

And of course....women and children first :D
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