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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Some photos of my '41

Nice!! I learned to drive in my grandfathers 40 pickup on the farm. Wonderful memories.........
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Shoe Box Central

I also have nothing but the best to say about them!!!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-22-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-22-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-22-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Rule of thumb for fan belt tightness

Is there a rule of thumb that you guys use for belt tightness? This is for my avatar 302 engine. Thanks!!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-16-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: 1960 wagon west

I am running two Pertronix set ups. Not a glitch with either now going on four years.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: GL 1 oil

If I were you I would contact Petersen Cat in Redmond. I believe their facility is near the airport. Your blade is worth too much to take a short cut............
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: For Minnesota guys with cars that are still 6 volt

That has been the law here in Oregon for several years but doesn't seem affect drivers much.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Vapor lock

I agree. The experts here often say fuel problems are really electrical. Mine was a coil.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-15-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 682
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Carb Spacer

Thank you for your ministry passion!! My avatar runs a 302. I always run non ethanol in it and all my stuff that has a carb. Costs a little more but NEVER any fuel related problems. Should not be a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Overdrive using electronic ignition

I too converted a Volvo-Penta outdrive and engine with a Pertronix unit. No problems.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,186
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Future V-8er??

WOW!! You are a lucky dad.............keep it up!!!!!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-12-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Heater temperature control valve 302 engine

Thank you again. That was exactly what was happening!!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-12-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Heater temperature control valve 302 engine

So the valve should go into the pressure side right? If this is the case then the NAPA guy was right because my valve is currently in the water pump hose. This would put hot water into the heater...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-12-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Heater temperature control valve 302 engine

My avatar has a 1971 302 engine. The car has the original heater. The heater control valve doesn't shut off completely. The NAPA parts man THINKS the current valve is installed on the wrong heater...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,075
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: What are the must haves for you're shop?

Lots of lighting. When you think you have enough, add more. Put the lighting on different circuits so you can have on only the ones you need. I have separate switches for different areas of the shop...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 699
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: 1939 Ford flathead rattle

On my avatar I had a sheet metal rattle just above idle rpms . Turned out to be the bottom of the inner fender just below the louvers had about 1/32" clearance from the frame. It took me about a year...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 716
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Vapor Lock ...???

Agree.........I say coil.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-04-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Blow out

I am with you on this. Taking a chance on an accident or worse is not worth saving a few bucks. I had a tire weight go through my pickup tire last week so I replaced the tire-not worth the chance in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Starting my Pickup

Had a similar issue and it was the coil.................
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-27-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 909
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Headlight Aiming

I think it is because they are driving upside down down there!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Anyone driving today

Yes!! Drove about 50 miles to a show that benefits the local Lions Club.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-06-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Different firing order for 302 ci engine

40 coupe is correct. The early 302's(non HO motors) have a firing order of 15426378 and the HO and 351's have a firing order of 13726548. So there are two different firing orders for the 302 based...
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