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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: Front tube shocks 40 deluxe car

Thank you so much! You guys are amazing, you have a wealth of experience and information, and you are willing to share it!

Thanks again,
Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By svmsr1044
Front tube shocks 40 deluxe car

Apparently, there is no commercially available front tube shock conversion kit for a 40 Ford car that is compatible with the front stabilizer bar; yet, some of you have successfully done this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: Throttle shaft leak after shut down

Thanks to all for the helpful info!!
Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By svmsr1044
Throttle shaft leak after shut down

I have a DC 94 carb on my 40 Ford 85 hp V8, it is about 5 years old. I am running 2lb fuel pressure. Lately, it has been leaking fuel from both ends of the throttle shaft after the engine is turned...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,391
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: spark plug recommendation

Ronnie, I’m curious why you recommend a larger plug gap for 12 volts. Is the secondary voltage of a 12 volt system higher than a 6 volt system?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,972
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: Joes antique auto parts

I have always found Joe and his wife Cheryl to be knowledgeable and courteous and patient with my orders and questions. Shipping is always prompt and reasonable in cost. A true asset to our V8 hobby!...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-18-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,239
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: engine knocking 292

I asked whether you had an automatic or manual because I had similar symptoms with my 56 with automatic and 292. I was getting a "knock" at idle and at low rpm's. It turned out to be the flex plate....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: Transmission & Banjo Oil Changes - A must do!

The more you drive 'em the better they run!!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-17-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,239
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: engine knocking 292

Automatic or manual trans?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: new rear hub bearing failure

I had the same rear hub bearing failure pattern with my 40 when using new aftermarket bearings. The problem was solved when I finally found some NOS Ford bearings. Let us know if you find a source of...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-14-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,005
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: Drive Collector cars How Much?

Great pic Mercman, don't know if I have ever seen an all yellow 56 sunliner, sure looks good! My 56 sunliner is all fiesta red. I have seen a couple of others that are single tone fiesta red, but not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,531
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: New guy

Welcome! Best of luck with the 41. You are in good company here.
Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,388
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: Moving Day

Better late than never!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: 1948 Ford 12 volt coil issues

I had a similar situation when I converted my 47 coupe to 12 volts. I put a jumper wire across the factory resistor and used a parts store internal resistor 12 volt coil. I solved the problem by...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-06-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,005
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: Drive Collector cars How Much?

Drove my 56 Sunliner to work today because it's a nice day here in eastern PA, yes, with the roof down!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,943
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: Do you think there will be another V-8 National meet?

Page 22 of the March/April V8 Times has a short article entitled "The Grand National in Auburn?" indicating the possibility of a 60th anniversary Grand National in Auburn for 2023.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 15,537
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

I'm 77 and grew up in a cloudmist 40 4dr that my dad bought new. It was the first car I drove at age 15. It was in our family until 1961. I now have one just like it and drive it often as weather...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-15-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,180
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: Y-block distributor wrench ?

Thank you all for the input. I bought a Snapon S8564B and a Proto 6540 on e-bay, both work OK, the Proto 6540 works the best. Yes, they are 1/2".
Regards,
Steve
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-05-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,180
Posted By svmsr1044
Y-block distributor wrench ?

Can anyone tell me what the best distributor wrench is for the Ford y-block distributor hold down bolt?? Brand, part no., picture?
Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,892
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: Macs Customer service

Ill third that for Joes !!!

Steve
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-13-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By svmsr1044
56 Sunliner question

Are there supposed to be cover panels for the access openings on the interior side of the doors on a 56 Sunliner??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: Which starter plate and why?

Thanks guys, great info and links, answered my question completely and then some!! Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By svmsr1044
Which starter plate and why?

Can anyone explain the correct application of which starter plate to use with a cast iron or stamped steel bell housing when doing a later flathead conversion in an early car and why it makes a...
Forum: Late V8 04-15-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 438
Posted By svmsr1044
Y-Block 4V intake & Holley teapot & dist.

I have an ECB 9425 B (55 T-Bird) 4V intake manifold, a Holley 4V teapot carb, and a 56 Y-Block dual vacuum distributor. All in good, use as is condition. Any interest in one or all of these items??...
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