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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,142
Posted By Macdozer
Rebuilt engine not turning over

Got my 59AB engine together and it starts up and runs fine.

But after running it and bringing it up to temp if you shut it off it won't turn over.
It tries and moves just a little bit then...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,492
Posted By Macdozer
Re: Starter button

Here is what I have , bought it already assembled

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160710/880589e832765d9a89d737e2fddf2c45.jpg
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,492
Posted By Macdozer
Starter button

On my 1936 ford with 59 ab engine I installed a solenoid with the push button on the top of it. When I use this button things work fine, but when inside the car and I use the button on the dash the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By Macdozer
Re: Some Fords at Williamsburg.

Where is the TSRA show?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,385
Posted By Macdozer
Rebuilt engine wants to die when giving gas

Got a 59 AB engine that I rebuilt and started up on the floor to make sure things were good before installing it in the car.
Using a rebuilt distributor by bubbas and a stromberg 97 carb that I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,587
Posted By Macdozer
Re: brighter lights

Would this 6 volt conversation work on the original system or would he have to install a 6 volt alternator?
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,243
Posted By Macdozer
Re: 59 AB engine rebuild

Yes flathead murre that is what I am looking for.
Or if anyone has an idea of how I can make my own.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,243
Posted By Macdozer
Re: 59 AB engine rebuild

Still trying to figure out how I am going to hook up the vacuum for the distributor. I haven't looked into a jic hydraulic connector because I don't have a lathe. Does any one have the proper fitting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,532
Posted By Macdozer
Re: Checking brakes on 36 panel

Does anyone have a part number for the inner seal on the rear hubs?

Also how do you remove the seal to get the bearing out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,689
Posted By Macdozer
Re: Removing bearings from hubs

Do you pack grease into the groove, in the middle of the hub between the two bearings?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,689
Posted By Macdozer
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,689
Posted By Macdozer
Re: Removing bearings from hubs

The new one is one the left.

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160226/35d516136d8669c4799a20f0957ce228.jpg




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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,689
Posted By Macdozer
Re: Removing bearings from hubs

Will this seal work. Part numbers from the old seal crossed to this one

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160226/cf7e939d1f5b26a4d44c21164fbeaf35.jpg


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,689
Posted By Macdozer
Re: Removing bearings from hubs

Great feed back guys thanks,
What is recommended for bearing grease?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,689
Posted By Macdozer
Re: Removing bearings from hubs

So your driving the outer race of the bearing out not hitting the bearing itself
Correct?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,689
Posted By Macdozer
Removing bearings from hubs

How is the best way to remove the inner bearing from hubs?

I want to inspect and clean and repack.

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160222/2ce2f33788e6e21889a7ac1d203770b0.jpg

Is it best...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,532
Posted By Macdozer
Re: Checking brakes on 36 panel

Good to know about the rear seals.
I called Winfield tool, they no longer make the hub puller , they gave the number to all ford parts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,532
Posted By Macdozer
Re: Checking brakes on 36 panel

Been reading up on this some. Things sound pretty straight forward except for the rear.
Getting the rear hubs off sounds like a chore. I just checked with all ford parts on a rear hub puller, at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,167
Posted By Macdozer
Re: flushing trans and rear end

I have to do the same with my rear end. I was thinking of draining it and then filling it with kerosene and letting it sit a day or two then draining and refilling.
Not sure on what type of oil to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,532
Posted By Macdozer
Re: Checking brakes on 36 panel

I think it would be good to check both front and rear. It sounds like getting the rear hubs off can be a real pain and I'll need the tool to get the rears off.
Charile , ny what do you mean by...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,532
Posted By Macdozer
Checking brakes on 36 panel

I am working on a 1936 panel delivery with mechanical brakes.
The cars been sitting for 30 years or so and I think it would be wise to check, clean and repack the wheel bearings . I am wondering if...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By Macdozer
Taillight lens 36 Panel

Working on a 1936 Ford Panel Delivery and I am in need of a taillight.
Here is what it should look like.

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160208/f6a79b4e59b483966628d036c2c5aea1.jpg

I have...
Forum: Early V8 02-08-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 416
Posted By Macdozer
Tail light lens 36 panel

Working on a 1936 Ford Panel Delivery and I am in need of a taillight.
Here is what it should look like.

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160208/af065cee5548bf4f395634d727a96abc.jpg

I have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,243
Posted By Macdozer
Re: 59 AB engine rebuild

I will have to find a cork gasket to use. Right now I will have to focus on wiring. But it feels good to hear it run.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,243
Posted By Macdozer
Re: 59 AB engine rebuild

I finally replaced the accelerator pump in the carb and started the engine, no more fuel leak. Which is good.
But while running if I gave it gas it would almost stall. I did notice that well...
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