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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Re: Help Identifying A 50 woodie rear end

UPDATE:

Rear end out of my Woodie is a 4:27. I think Im going to rebuild this one and use it with the overdrive.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Re: Surging at idle with spark where it should be

The good news: NO more backfiring thanks to the new intake!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Re: Surging at idle with spark where it should be

A frustrating update!

I checked the intake manifold, and sure enough there was a leak. Problem solved? No! Next chased the distributor again. Cleaned it, new points, and ran all tests. Right...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Re: Help Identifying A 50 woodie rear end

Wow, thanks guys!!! I have the inspection plate in my electrolysis tank "derusticating". I'll have to pull it out tonight and let you all know. And yes, the "derusticaror" works incredibly, and I'd...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Help Identifying A 50 woodie rear end

Hey All,

So I am trying to get the rear end rebuilt for my lat 50 woodie. The car was such a basket case when I got it, I have no idea if it came with an over drive or not. I have a donor...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Re: Surging at idle with spark where it should be

Sorry for the delay on this. I did the torch trick, and sure enough the intake needed some love. Pulled here off and replained all decks. The issue is worse! I ran another full electrical check...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Surging at idle with spark where it should be

I own three model A's. Do all of my own work, but this issue has me stuck. Distributor checks out with all the trouble shooting. The fuel system is good thanks to a brand new rebuilt Marvel. When I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,193
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Re: Basket Case 50 Club Coupe

Hey All,

Sorry for such the delayed response on my end. Yes, I know the proper firing order of flat heads. My friend and I have done some work to the car recently, and the only time the car...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,758
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Re: antifreeze?

QMDV,

I live in Massachusetts, and that post resonates a little too close to home. Went to the local Wally's a few months ago, and was shocked to pay $20.00 for two gallons of antifreeze. State...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,140
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Re: What is the price of a rebuilt flathead??

Thats machine shop time and my time and parts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,140
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Re: What is the price of a rebuilt flathead??

Ron, I see you are in Vermont! Im also a Vermonter, but sadly now live in Taxachusetts. Cost for one just done was about $4000 all things said and done. hope that helps.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,193
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Basket Case 50 Club Coupe

Fortunately this is not my car, but a car a friend just bought (Which I advised against.)

The car ran one week ago when my friend went to look at the vehicle. I use that term loosely. Ran for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,047
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Re: Pulling rear hub and axle shaft assembly on 50 woodie

I can usually figure this stuff out quickly. my restoration is stalled until i pull these shafts. Beat the crap out of them again after spraying more penetrating oil. nothing. I'm getting pissed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,047
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,047
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Re: Pulling rear hub and axle shaft assembly on 50 woodie

Alas, I still cant get the damn shaft out. I wish I could post some pictures here, but the site wont let me. Im open to any suggestions.

Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Re: Unibody on a 49-50 Ford Woddie the same???

V8er,

I have done my homework as far as the hood is concerned. I have the front end of the 50 which the hood mounts to. In measuring the tail gate. I measured a 49 compared to a stock 50, and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Re: Unibody on a 49-50 Ford Woddie the same???

December 50, built in Chicago.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Re: Unibody on a 49-50 Ford Woddie the same???

The donor has the same ladder frame style as mine. From my research, the only real difference is the front end of the body; ie, fenders, grill, and emblems. I have all those off the other two 50's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Unibody on a 49-50 Ford Woddie the same???

Hey all,

I just landed a sweet donor car for my restoration of my 50 woodie. I only need the main body. Heres the issue: the donor is a 49. All of my research says that the main bodys are the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,047
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Re: Pulling rear hub and axle shaft assembly on 50 woodie

Thanks for the info guys!!!. I sealed the pumpkin back up, and loaded it with mystery oil and ATF. should help.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,047
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Re: Pulling rear hub and axle shaft assembly on 50 woodie

Since I cant post pictures at this time, I'm just going to throw out a guess and see if you all agree. The car was given to me by my uncle. Its his albatross. In fact, half the parts on the car...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,006
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Re: Greasing

tubman,

In my avitar picture of me with one of my model a's, notice she is jacked up for a front end grease job. Just being a whippersnapper!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,047
Posted By 30aadoodlebug
Re: Pulling rear hub and axle shaft assembly on 50 woodie

of course I cant upload any picture to the site now...
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