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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: Original Price when new

That would be my guess, in the $500.00 range.
A hard to come by $500.00
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 252
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: 1948 ford convertible garnish molding question

Not sure bout the dash piece but the locking gas cap door should be original, I guess some people stole gas back then also.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: Extra Parts & Pieces.

I am not sure what its purpose is, but yours sounds right.
Would 1st and 3rd together give it overdrive.:p
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By Sod Buster
Extra Parts & Pieces.

I replaced my 47s transmission link rod seals a month ago, went off without a hitch, resealed the side plate, and my annoying leak was cured, tight as a drum.
Yesterday while cleaning my bench I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 760
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: Need to replace Plug Wires

I like the set I got from MACs, one of the more difficult easy jobs on the car, it was like wrestling a can of snakes to get it threaded and compacted into the cap top.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: sweet tires, and a chopped hood, some humor for ya

I pulled up to a stop light the other day in my 47 and a car rolled up beside me, the back window rolled down, and a young man that looked around twelve asked me, does your car have a flathead V8 in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 827
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: Trany Problems

That was my first thought, they look like the detent balls to the shift levers.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 501
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: Oil pan gasket installation

I used a wooden dowel, cut down to about an inch long, four of them, screwed them in just enough to hold the gasket, and also detached the tie rod, it wasn't to bad of a job.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: oil pan dip stick tube removal

The tube is threaded and unscrews on my 47 also.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: Dual exhaust system 1948 ford with headers

Lol.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/1947-Ford-Super-Deluxe-Sedan/i-CSfBJCT/1/ad6b75cc/L/20190313_155541-L.jpg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: Dual exhaust system 1948 ford with headers

I took my 47 in today for an estimate, I've decided to keep the OEM exhaust manifolds and not use headers, with two inch pipe no mufflers, I'm going with straight pipes for now.
$261.00
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,435
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: 40 Ford Juice brake performance

I drive my 47 like it doesn't have brakes, lol.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,030
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: New Member New car

You might want to add some oil to the fan and a drop or two in the generator oil port.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: Leaking transmission 47 monarch

Read this thread and pulled my leaky side cover, lol. waiting on seals now, I was already in the area replacing the brake and clutch pedal bushings and transmission mount on my 47 so why not, my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 723
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: 1947 Sedan rear brake drums

O'Reilly's auto parts did mine, $12.00 a drum, it should not be that hard to get a drum turned.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 992
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: brake drums

I have a 47 and the drums hubs are what you have to watch when replacing, as the hub rides on the outside not inside.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: King pin kit

The brass bushing needs to be line bored after installation so I would say that they should not fit over your king pin until installed and bored.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: 46 wagon body mounts

Just ordered bolts and mounts for my 47, the diagram should help if I don't get one with the parts, how hard of a job is it to replace the mounts with body on?
Any tricks or suggestions to make the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,649
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: I;m thinking ov buying a new car

I'm a white letters out rebel, lol.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,649
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: I;m thinking ov buying a new car

Your knowledge and others on this site does more to keep these cars on the road than anything, my new ford that I bought in February needing a ton of TLC is now back on the road due in large part to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,300
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: Is this an ok radiator?

I just put one in my 47, haven't had a problem with it, fit and finish was good, I would replace all the rubber pads under it, the money saved bought a lot of other parts, lol.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,073
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: stuck rear hub help

https://youtu.be/aJwxmfg89bA

A video on the subject.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: 46-48 panhard bar

That looks like the rear.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: Tie Rod Ends

When I ordered from Vanpelt the right side was old stuff.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/47-Ford-5/i-NsTGm2z/0/64ad5251/L/20190404_174313-L.jpg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By Sod Buster
Re: ford wheels

https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/ford-steel-wheel-tech.115542/
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