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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,844
Posted By 37fatfender
Re: This just in, Bonneville info

What class is the car running? Ardun? XXF? What is the car #? I can’t find the results post yet!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By 37fatfender
Re: FRENCH Block With 4" Merc Crank

Here is a picture of my modified Oil Pan that's on my French Block. The pan is the two piece type that lets you change the flywheel without dropping the oil pan. I have had at least 3 drifferent...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,072
Posted By 37fatfender
Re: Holley 390 CFM Accelerator Pump

Thank you, Everyone for your help.

I finally got to rebuilding the carb. The Accelerator Pump diaphram was leaking and the small orange rubber check valve was in pieces. Probably from our modern...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,072
Posted By 37fatfender
Re: Holley 390 CFM Accelerator Pump

I have a Vacuum gauge mounted under my dash. I get a pretty consistent 17-19 in. at idle. I dont think the power value is my problem but i will replace it when i do the rebuild. Still waiting on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,072
Posted By 37fatfender
Re: Holley 390 CFM Accelerator Pump

19Fordy,
Ditto on the Uni-lite......they had me on the side of the road twice.
Are the plugs your using VR4 or GR4-2635?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,072
Posted By 37fatfender
Re: Holley 390 CFM Accelerator Pump

5851,
The dizzy, is a SBC with Pertronix Electronics installed. No vacuum advance.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,072
Posted By 37fatfender
Re: Holley 390 CFM Accelerator Pump

19Fordy,
The engine is a 8ba, Merc crank, 276ci, Schnieder cam 355 lift. Holley 390cfm carb. Edelbrock 952 4bbl intake with a 1 inch riser. Note I run the carb backwards to accomodate the 40 gas...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,072
Posted By 37fatfender
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,072
Posted By 37fatfender
Re: Holley 390 CFM Accelerator Pump

I pulled the card today, Yes, it is leaking from the Accelerator Pump area. I am waiting for the rebuild kit before I tear it down. Long ago when i put it together I marked the fuel bowl with a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,072
Posted By 37fatfender
Re: Holley 390 CFM Accelerator Pump

Hmmmmm.... Will let you know.
Thanks, Sal
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,072
Posted By 37fatfender
Re: Holley 390 CFM Accelerator Pump

Shame on me ! ...... what's leaking is the Vacuum Secondary Diaphragm, not the accelerator pump...... !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,072
Posted By 37fatfender
Re: Holley 390 CFM Accelerator Pump

The air horn on my carb is stamped 8007 and below that is 1559. So i need a rebuild kit for a 8007, what is the significance of 1559? No 4150 or 4160 on the carb.

the rebuild kit appears to be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,072
Posted By 37fatfender
Re: Holley 390 CFM Accelerator Pump

Sal and Terry thanks for the advise. Whats a good power value to use ? They are differents specs also, Right?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,072
Posted By 37fatfender
Holley 390 CFM Accelerator Pump

I have a fuel leak coming from my accelerator pump, so I am going to replace the diaphram. I haven't taken the carb off the engine yet, so maybe I am ahead of my self. The engine runs well but the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,847
Posted By 37fatfender
Re: Shifting A Columbia In A '40

Does anyone make a shorter speedo cable?? 70 plus inches is to long. I would like about 48 inch cable. This would go from the Columbia dash fire mount box to the turtle.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By 37fatfender
Re: 19Fordy Jack Plate?

19Fordy, Thank you very much! Great idea. It’s on my to do list.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By 37fatfender
19Fordy Jack Plate?

19Fordy , if you wouldn’t mind could you give some more details about the jack plate you describe in a earlier post. Are they fabricated by you or purchased?

Thanks
Forum: Early V8 01-30-2021, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By 37fatfender
Forum: Early V8 01-24-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By 37fatfender
40 Coupe Spare tire mount

I’m in search of the spare tire mount assembly for a 1940 Ford “Coupe”. Page 1-51 of the new Kube Forty Ford book. Figure 1-105.

Ed
fatfender@aol.com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By 37fatfender
40 transmission removal while on a 4 post lift?

I have come to the conclusion I have to remove the tranny from my 40. I have done it before with jack stands on my garage floor. However,I now own a 4 post lift and think it is feasible to do it on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,882
Posted By 37fatfender
Re: 12 Volt battery to fit '40

I cut a piece of 1/4 plywood the shape of the battery, then sprayed it with bed liner. You can’t tell it’s there.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,615
Posted By 37fatfender
Re: New '40 Ford Book soon to be available

Where will you be able to buy the book when its available?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,138
Posted By 37fatfender
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 55,203
Posted By 37fatfender
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

I'm honored to tell everyone even though its under the car and can't be seem "Kube" restored my Columbia!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By 37fatfender
Hard to Down Shift 3rd to 2nd

I have a 38 top loader trans in my 40 Coupe. It was rebuilt by Van Pelt a couple years ago. Less that 2000 miles on it since being rebuilt. Double detent shift tower. This car is well taken and not...
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