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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: 1940 "standard" Fordor dome lamp(s)

FWIW, my '40 Tudor "Standard" has two (tu?).
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 752
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: WWII gas ration sticker placement?

I made some "A" stickers a few years ago; PM me your address and I'll send you one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: 1940 Deluxe condenser help

NAPA IH-200 works well with flatheads.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Rejuvinate script battery

The Optima can be laid on its side, if that helps.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 262
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: 1948 ford convertible garnish molding question

Along this line, you might be able to use the windshield welting from 1940. Don't know if it's still available, but Roy Nacewicz had it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 752
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: WWII gas ration sticker placement?

Early in the war, citizens were asked to turn in their spare tires to aid the war effort. An immense pile was collected on the athletic field at Fort Snelling in Minneapolis. They remained there...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 752
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: WWII gas ration sticker placement?

As I understand it, there was never shortage of gas in the western states, but the program was made nationwide so as not to seem discriminatory against the other regions. Also, rationing was aimed at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 752
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: WWII gas ration sticker placement?

My father got a "C" sticker as an airline pilot, I guess to make sure he could always get to the airport to fly his trips. He had a '37 Ford with "Denver" heads and dual exhausts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 752
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: WWII gas ration sticker placement?

As Pete says, placement varied by state.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: steering columm bushing

A few years ago, I used a Timken/Torrington BA-1210 Needle Bearing inside 1.25"x1.437"x1.5" and 1"x1.25"x1" bronze sleeves for my '40. Total cost at a local bearing supply house was $6.31.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: steering columm bushing

Dan Brusegard. Tel.# 763-533-9879 or dancb@comcast.net
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: 14" hand crank extension?

You might check with Lin Stacey, the EFV8 Club's tool advisor. He's at LinStacey@sbcglogal.net
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,796
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: No reverse BW R-10

Go to the "1939-48 Transmission Rear Thrust Washer...." thread below. One of the responses is from "Mac VP." Click on his user name; several options will appear, one of which is to send him a PM.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: 1948 Ford Tudor Sedan front fender brace

Probably need to resize them.

(Rah-rah-rah for Sky-u-Mah;))
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: 35 Ford Wont Crank

As Kurt in NJ says, the starter may be jammed in the flywheel. If rocking the car in high gear doesn't free it, hit it (the starter, that is) a couple of times with a hammer. It won't hurt it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: New water pump woes

Perhaps someone on the HAMB can help. Just a thought.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: 6 volt coil wiring

The distributor completes the circuit by going to ground when the points close, so it's the positive wire.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Are the front seats from a 40 Tudor and Coupe the same?

Believe they're the same, except the Tudor seats have foot rests.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: LED Dash light conversion

If your main objective is brighter dash lights, consider bypassing the dimmer switch. It's often the cause of poor lighting.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,259
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Warning about c&g

This thread has only reinforced my already positive opinion of C&G.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Amost off topic

Reminds me of, "If a man speaks in a forest and there is no woman to hear, is he still wrong?"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: 1946 Mercury/Ford Dash Light Switch Removal.

If it's anything like the Ford dimmer switch, the gauges are distinctly visible to the naked eye at its highest setting. I bypassed mine long ago.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 773
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Need to replace Plug Wires

I recently installed at set from Dennis Carpenter and am very satisfied with them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Spark plug terminals in Helmet dizzy cap?

I'm with ford38v8. Having just recently replaced the plug wires in my '40, I don't see how it could be done without totally redesigning the caps.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,000
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: XM Radio On 6 Volts Positive?

Pork belly futures worked for me.
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