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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: 36 coupe door handle..

They were or are repro as I got them with the package when I bought it years ago..Very nice chrome but not vey strong on the inside part..By the way abot 3 or 4 pieces fell out when I pulled out th...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: Adding an electric fuel pump

I put a electric from Macs on my 55 crown and used it for starting after sitting for a while..After a bit I found if I drove over 40 orso it would start slowing down as if lacking for fuel.I took the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: 36 coupe door handle..

Got it out as per instructions and find the inner part of the handle had broken off so in need of a new handle ..Thanks much barners..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By Ford coupe
Angry 36 coupe door handle..

Can I just take out the two exterior screws and remove the door handle?? Will it go back in without removing the inside panel? For some reason it has allowed the handle to go in and touch the paint...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-23-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,708
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: Bypass electric pump

Well after all this I finally got around to bypassing the electric pump and no shortage of fuel problems..Going to leave it that way and maybe not install the electric again..If I do I will use a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: Upholstery/interior question

Maybe Macs auto in NY..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,126
Posted By Ford coupe
Red face Re: Painting Over Evaporust?

I have done my 36 and 55 manifolds by sandblast and then a couple coats of eastwood cast iron grey and install and run car for about 10 minutes and it is at least 5 yrs and lookin good..My dimes worth
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: Fordomatic carburetor

Geez and I always thought the dash pot was to keep it from stalling when letting off quickly on the pedal..Live and learn..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By Ford coupe
Unhappy 34 ford in Sweden

Did anyone run across the ad for a 34 cabriolet in Sweden for sale??Found it on google and think it was a con job...Just wondering
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-10-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,708
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: Bypass electric pump

That is what I expected of mine..Prime to start and forget but after I drive a couple miles it starves for fuel so hold the electric on for aq bit and OK for a bit..OK if I don't drive over 30 mph..
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-09-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,708
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: Bypass electric pump

The electric comes from Macs and I believe it is a carter..That said NO there is no other fittings in the line but the electric pump..I have a Skips check valve that I tried but it seemed to be...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-09-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,708
Posted By Ford coupe
Question Bypass electric pump

OK barners I installed an inline electec fuel pump on my 55 with 272 engine and now if I drive it 55 or 60 it will starve for fuel after a few minutes..Hold the pump in the on and ok for a bit..So I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,544
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: Oil again

So after all this I thank you guys and will just keep on using Rotella T and add some Zink to it .My father always told me never to go changing the brands of oil in an engine so as I don't drive...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,544
Posted By Ford coupe
Question Oil again

Since Rotella has taken the zinc out of its oil what can I do with my 36 and 55 in which I used the Rotella..Cant come up with oil containing zink here in Canada so maybe I will have to add ZDDP but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By Ford coupe
Red face Re: What gas do i use

I n my stock 36 I use the 87 grade gas with ethanol and the only trouble is in the carb Cleaned it once and it was terrible dirty with crud in it like uncured silicone..Also after sitting for the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-17-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 831
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: Wire disc on 55

OK the turquise bird has the same faceplate as mine i am sure as the disc fits over the top of the faceplate as mine would..Now the do i or dont i They sure are pretty..THANKS Harry
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-17-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 831
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: Wire disc on 55

PS could not bring the black or blue in for a better piture..Enlarge that is..
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-17-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 831
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: Wire disc on 55

OK i have been on here before and my car is a 55 crown vic..The faceplate on my continental kit looks much like the one on the green bird but the original wheel cover does not sit down inside the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-17-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 831
Posted By Ford coupe
Question Wire disc on 55

Can someone tell me what problems I will have installing a set of wire wheel discs on my 55..I have a bit of an idea as to how the clips work but wonder about the faceplate on the continental? Do I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,633
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: What oil to use?

I did not install 15/40 Rotella because of the viscosity but because of the quotes on this site which were all good or mostly good..Now if I could have got 10/30 in Rotella I would have preferred...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,633
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: What oil to use?

After reading up on the issue on Ford Barn several different times I decided on Rotella diesel 15 40 in my 55 272 and my 36 flattie and am well pleased..I find myi55 which leaked a quite a bit at...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-17-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,057
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: oil filter

Sal you are correct I believe..But I presume you know a kit can be installed on them so you can use the spin on type...THNKS
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-17-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,057
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: oil filter

THANKS GUYS ..I WANT THE MOTORCRAFT AS I WAS UP AGAINST A NICE 55 A COUPLE YRS AGO AT A CAR SHOW AND GOT SECOND SO I ASKED ONE OF THE JUDGES HOW COME THE GUY BEAT ME AND HE SAID TO TAKE THAT fRAM...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-16-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,057
Posted By Ford coupe
oil filter

What no is the spin on motorcraft filter for a 272 with adapter plate installed..Are they available..THNKS
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By Ford coupe
From Canada

May God be with my USA friends on this terrible day..No one deserves this.. A friend from Canada
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