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Forum: Early V8 01-16-2018, 01:24 PM
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Forum: Early V8 01-02-2018, 01:00 PM
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Forum: Early V8 12-19-2017, 10:15 AM
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Forum: Early V8 12-08-2017, 08:01 AM
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Forum: Early V8 11-19-2017, 02:52 PM
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Forum: Early V8 11-13-2017, 10:24 AM
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1947 Ford Super Deluxe Sedan

Rebuilt correct 59AB motor, transmission, rear end (3:78 gears). New windshield glass, wiring, headliner, door panels, Arizona Diamondback WW tires, bumpers, lots more. Older paint, still looks...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,676
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Re: Crab Condenser relocation

EdB,
Coil is Napa part# ECH IC7
Condenser is Napa part# ECH FA54
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
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Re: Crab Condenser relocation

Here's a picture.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2017, 10:11 AM
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Views: 1,676
Posted By topchop
Crab Condenser relocation

I have seen on some previous posts, where they relocate the ('42 - '48) crab distributor condenser to an area up near the coil, in a more accessible area.

Having the recent occasion(s) to replace...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 980
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Re: Fighting a "missing then stall problem" when hot

Mart, it is the "V" rabbit ear distrib. cap.

Update: After having replaced the condenser with another "new" IH 200, it appears fixed. I say this because I spent 1/2 hour driving around the block...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 980
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Fighting a "missing then stall problem" when hot

Battling this for several weeks now with no resolution, only frustration.

Basically, I am seeking an answer to a question at the bottom on this post.

59AB motor rebuilt 1 year ago. Ran fine. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,119
Posted By topchop
Re: Banjo Bearing Lubrication Question

19Fordy, nice homemade vent, should work well. Have used the grease on drill bits in the past successfully to avoid chips in tubes.

Found these to work well as vents too.

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,197
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Re: Picture of Firewall needed

Wire harness in, heater installed. Here are pictures of what I have come up with for the routing of the heater hoses. Behind the carburetor works best for me, for as I rotate the nipple towards the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,197
Posted By topchop
Re: Picture of Firewall needed

Slight detour before I install the heater. While I was under the dash, looking at the wires, man, noticed that they were in bad shape. Previous owner(s) patched here and there, and cut and spliced...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
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Re: One leaky head stud

Wow! Professor Henry, after reading that thread all the way through, I just have to smile. You are still my hero.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
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Re: One leaky head stud

Going to use what GOSFAST recommended first. I have the coolant drained for installation of rebuilt heater, so it is an excellent opportunity to pull that stud.

Just remembered, a while back I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
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One leaky head stud

After about 1200 miles, I have one head stud that is showing signs of a leak. Can I just remove the nut, clean, apply sealer and re-torque nut? Or will I have to remove stud and seal that? What is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 809
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'47 Car Radio Speaker Question

Re-wiring under dash and time to replace that crappy, punctured, stock 6 X 9 speaker. Keeping the 6V Pos. Gd.
Looked at the S & M Electro-Tech site and they have one that should work.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By topchop
Re: Cowl Dash Wiring Harness 1947 Car

Dave, would it be possible to scan the diagram and either post or PM it? From the pictures in Drake's catalog, its difficult to see what all's in the harness.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By topchop
Cowl Dash Wiring Harness 1947 Car

Has anyone replaced Cowl Dash Wiring Harness for 1947 Car using part # 21A-14401 (Macs or Bob Drake)? Was wondering how good the instructions/diagrams are.

Thanks.

Jim
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,197
Posted By topchop
Re: Picture of Firewall needed

Finally, here is what we have, just before installation of the stock rebuilt heater unit.
Could not find an existing modern heater core substitute to suit my needs, so I had it re-cored at BJR...
Forum: Early V8 11-06-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 448
Posted By topchop
'42 - '48 Passenger Heater Core

I need a repairable (or good) heater core. The existing one is too far gone.

A new 7 3/4 X 7 3/4 X 2 1/2 core block is rather pricey. The repair guy suggested finding another one to try.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,755
Posted By topchop
Re: Fords in the Fall

Finally stopped raining, just need a little more...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2016, 06:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,197
Posted By topchop
Re: Picture of Firewall needed

To all who provided pictures and help, thank you. A bench test of the motor was successful. Will post a before and after pic when done.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,197
Posted By topchop
Re: Picture of Firewall needed

rg130, looks like you have the "late" model heater (ref: post #5). Do you have a hole on the driver side too?
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