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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: 33-40 convert tops

Try Electron Top Company. Have one on my 49 has held up well over the years.

Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,976
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

83 next month almost old enough to buy a Buick. First car 50 Ford convertible. Wife and I both feel fine.

Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,612
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: V8 times

No show in New Jersey.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,316
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: F1 Radio issue

JB

Since the radio works while stationary in the garage, I would check the antenna lead for a possible loose connection caused by the trucks movement. Have adjusted the “trimmer” on the side of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,350
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: Bad Speedometer cable or...

Next I would replace the whole speedometer cable. There is a possibility that the inner cable is hanging up on the speedometer casing. You can also put a few drops of light oil into the rear of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: What’s a quick test for temp sending unit?

One way to test is with an Ohm meter. The reading between the screw and the the body of the sender unit is in the area of 12-14 ohms. Readings in this range usually indicate a good sender unit.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: 49 ford custom dash color

You could try calling Chris at Shoebox Central. He has a wealth of knowledge and also a reliable parts supplier for 49-51 Fords. 405-259-9222

Hope this helps,

Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,374
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: Where Do You Find Your Ford Parts

Shoebox Central number 1 on 49-51 Fords. Willing to share their knowledge, reasonable pricing and quick ship.

Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,229
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: Ford Blue Hub cap paint?

Mario 39

Go into the One Shot Paint web site and there is a location finder by zip code. Usually art supply and hobby shops sell the paint. Pinstripes also use One Shot paint. If you go on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,229
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: Ford Blue Hub cap paint?

or Reflex Blue (155L). One shot is used by sign painters and widely available.

My hub caps are Process Blue.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: 49 ford push button radio

Jack

Tune the station with the manual tuning knob. Then reduce volume then loosen the desired push button by turning the button counterclockwise one turn.
Push the button in until it bottoms and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: Need info on 1949-50 instrument cluster ?

Big Job

I only removed the speedometer. Then carefully straighten out the tabs that hold the globes.

Still have to work under the dash but once the speedometer is removed you do have room to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: Need info on 1949-50 instrument cluster ?

Over 15 yeas ago I removed 2 of the purple globes that Dan In MI described and painted the bulbs with blue/green finger nail polish. I used the identical process that Joe 1950 described

Over time...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: 1942 color?

Vermillion! 42 or 52 looks good and it is the original color

Good luck,
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: 51 Ford Convertible quarter window regulator question

Try Regulator Roy 609-828-8537. He is a regular advertiser in the V8 Times and advertises regulators for 1932/53.

Hope this helps,
Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,206
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: 1951 Ford overdrive

Mr Laser

Thanks for taking the time to let us know the resolve of your issue. Great documentation.

Enjoy the miles with your OD,

Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: 1949-1952 F1 wiper bezels

Larger (slightly} on drivers side. My truck is a 52.

Hope this helps,

Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: WorryWart

51504 bat‘s reply is the best option. Use a battery tender for idle periods longer than 2/3 months. Also you could always remove the fuse temporarily.

Some recommend a 1amp fuse in the radio. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: 46-48 Merc/Ford convertible top

Look up Electron Tops on the web. Excellent quality, large selection. Have one on my 49 convertible.

Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,206
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: 1951 Ford overdrive

Mr Laser

Anything new with the OD, lots of people interested.

Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,206
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: 1951 Ford overdrive

I sent you a PM earlier in the week. In it I suggested that you get in touch with a member of the Early Ford V8 club in your area. The club members are willing to help and have lots of knowledge...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,341
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: Paint code

Cecil

Thanks for the reply, wait to hear.

Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,341
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: Paint code

Cecil

Could you post the paint codes I am sure others, including me, would appreciate it.

Seemed to me the their were different dash paint finishes for the Deluxe coupes/sedans and the Custom...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: License plate lamp on 52?

Scott 52

Continental kit was manufactured by Continental Enterprises, kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. They are still in business.

Was on the car when I purchased it, honestly I could have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By Jersey Devil
Re: License plate lamp on 52?

Scott 52

I used the license plate light from 1950-53 MGTD. Part # 144-200 from Moss Motors. $19.95. Pictures attached from my 49 convertible.

Hope this helps,

Tom
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