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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Flathead Friday. Bust out the Buma! And the BFH! Boring for liners..

Mart: Thanks so much for taking the time and effort to share your knowledge and skill doing things like "back in the day" when those type machines were the cutting edge. I remember I had a block...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Repairing frame rust

Looks to me like there is already a serious and larger rust problem requiring more than "patch fixing". Post more photos of what the entire frame rail area looks like. Be sure to investigate the A...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 841
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Barrett Jackson

V8: Thanks for shedding light on that dubious vehicle.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: ORIGINAL 1933 2-door

Whizzer: If you put an ad in FOR SALE section you will get more action.
Looks like a nice car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 841
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Barrett Jackson

Found it. $22K for a 35 Ford coupe at Scottsdale.
Looks to be a nice car from the photos. Good deal for someone.

Or, could it be that the value of these "old timers" is dropping?
Selling a car...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 841
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Barrett Jackson

Is this the car? It shows PRICE but, is that the selling price?
https://www.barrett-jackson.com/Events/Event/Details/1935-FORD-5-WINDOW-CUSTOM-COUPE-218109
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 6 Qts. OF OIL In MY 8BA

Looks like an early Ford truck pan.
Is that little rectangular protrusion at the front an add on?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Where has billben/flathead gone

In 1967 I flat towed my 40 Ford coupe 300 miles behind my 57 Pontiac from Poughkeepsie, NY to Wellfleet, MA. Used a tow bar bolted to the 40 frame rails on the front. Did not disconnect the drive...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 6 Qts. OF OIL In MY 8BA

V8Bob: Thanks. I found the following info. in my 49-51 Mercury Overhaul manual on page 10.

Capacity of Engine oil (dry) 6 qts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 6 Qts. OF OIL In MY 8BA

The only mark on the dip stick is a the very tiny letter "M" stamped on the stick about 1 inch above the full mark.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By 19Fordy
6 Qts. OF OIL In MY 8BA

Not trying to reopen a question but, I thought it would be worth posting that my 8BA engine with a 1950 Mercury rear sump oil pan and oil filter holds 6 quarts of oil at the full mark on the dip...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Where has billben/flathead gone

The bill/ben site was priceless. Hope it get's found.

Here's another flat head support site that I just found.
http://myflatheadford.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: fan belt?

I found that the Rock Auto Website gives the length of the fan belts. I think the truck belts were 5/8" wide.
Plug in the numbers for your vehicle and see what you can find....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: How rare is a 39 Mercury?

The V-8 Album shows that 17,193 1939 (Fordor) Mercury Town Sedans,
Model-99A-73 were built. More 4 doors were produced than any other 39 Mercury car.

7,970 Sedan Coupes were produced. Model...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 40 Wipers

To be frank, I doubt if you will get super duper performance from any vacuum controlled wipers. The technology of the time just didn't measure up to the task.
Carry a bottle of RAINX with you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 34 Bob Drake Grill racking

Ed, Post some photos of the misfit, please. May garner more replies.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 40 Wipers

I use the original style shown here....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 40 Ford driveshaft

I measured my 40 rear end car width from wheel mounting surface to wheel mounting surface and got 59 1/2 in.

Don't know tube length.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By 19Fordy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,967
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Muffler review

I like Smithy's.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 976
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Cheap '33 Ford

Perhaps I'm wrong but that seems like the price is $7000 too high.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: How did you do the link cords on your LED's??

Could you tidy it up by running the cords through PVC pipe?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 743
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: What Electric Pump do you recommend?

A search will also include and reveal suggested brand name pumps, such as Facet .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 743
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: What Electric Pump do you recommend?

Here's what I got when I did a search for "electric fuel pump".
Perusal will yield knowledge needed.
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/search.php?searchid=14130680
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 39 Mercury rear axle swap

1939 Mercury: Your goals are admirable but, be sure and take the time to sit down and actually figure out the pluses and misses of what you want to do and the true costs. You could end up spending a...
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