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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By G.M.
Re: Stray Voltage?

Most digital volt ohm meters will get a signal from
the plug wires and jump all over the place. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By G.M.
Re: Welding a bumper

Vee out both sides of the joint and remove the chrom for 1/2" on
all 4 sides of the weld areas. I would preheat the weld areas.Tack weld
the bumper together and thin down the tacked area with a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By G.M.
Re: Dual exhaust on right hand drive 1940 pickup

On all the 39 Fords I put duals on over the past 65 years I
usd a BIG hole saw the size of the height of the oval opening
and elongated the hole towards the engine. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By G.M.
Re: Fan belt

For fan belts go to Paulbhardware.com They are on Woods Corner rd.
in Lititiz,Pa. They have a section of ceiling about 60 feet by 125 feet
with thousands of belts hanging. There are plain belts,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By G.M.
Re: testing coils & Condensers

Both the coil and condenser Have to be about 225 degrees when testing
or the test is NO GOOD. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 13,071
Posted By G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,246
Posted By G.M.
Re: Block leak help, Lending a hand!!!

What are technical epoxies?? G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,246
Posted By G.M.
Re: Block leak help, Lending a hand!!!

Barr's stop leak with copper particals has stopped any leaks
I have had. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,969
Posted By G.M.
Re: Runs great until it heats up

What is the voltage at the coil, points open and points closed. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By G.M.
Re: Holley 94 jetting question

I use an exhaust anolyzer in the exhaust pipe and
change jet sizes until it is close to perfect. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By G.M.
Re: '35 Radiator / water out the tube

I am not pressurizing the system at less than 4 lbs. 4 lbs is the cap
ratting not the pressure in the system. Most water pumps slip and
churn air into the mixture. Air does not cool like water....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By G.M.
Re: '35 Radiator / water out the tube

With a pressure cap and a recovery bottle you can fill the
radiator up into the filler neck. More coolant, better cooling.
G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 11:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By G.M.
Re: '35 Radiator / water out the tube

You need to let as MUCH coolant flow though the radiator as possible.
Why did you put on high flow pumps and want to slow the flow? You
need a pressure cap and a recovery bottle. As the engine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,193
Posted By G.M.
Re: Calling Ol'Ron, calling Ol'Ron...

New springs need to be tested and exter shims may be needed
to get the springs to the same pressure at normal spring height.
There is a machine just for this. I have one. If you get to Florida
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By G.M.
Re: 1935 Hydrostatic Sending Unit

Years ago I posted on this site how to rebuild the
Hydrostatic sending unit. I have done 5 or 6 and
they all worked good. You have to be VERY careful
with the soldering that you don't plug...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,193
Posted By G.M.
Re: Calling Ol'Ron, calling Ol'Ron...

You don't just stick .060 shims under warn weak
springs. There is a spring test machine that shows
the spring pressure at a set height. They should
all be close to the same pressure. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,514
Posted By G.M.
Re: MiG help

That's very hard to believe. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,674
Posted By G.M.
Re: Who can repair the fuel sending units

I think Charley in N.Y. does them. G.M;
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By G.M.
Re: 1946 Mercury exhaust system source?

I think the Mercury caris longer than the Ford. I had the drive
shaft and rear from a 1948 Mercury and it was 8 or so inches
longer. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By G.M.
Re: 1946 Mercury exhaust system source?

I think Ford pipes will work but need to be lengthend
at the mufflers. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By G.M.
Re: Wrong fuel pump?

The only problem is a 30 year old pump rubber diaphram will
will be bad or wrong material and need to be replaced. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,514
Posted By G.M.
Re: MiG help

Loosen the drive wheel, remove contact tip and cut
wire off so 1/4'' sticks out the rear of the tip. Go to
your grinding wheel and grind about 1/16" off the
front of the tip where the wire is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,339
Posted By G.M.
Re: Clutch chatter solved!

When I was a kid 75 years ago we swipped a fire xting and
squirted carbon teck in trough the trany inspection plate
and with the front bumper against a tree slipped the clutch.
That usually worked...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,000
Posted By G.M.
Re: 42-48 coil cores have any value? Script.

Skip can always good cores. Make a deal to have one rebuilt
and use the others to off set cost. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,702
Posted By G.M.
Re: 12 Volt battery to fit '40

How about an Optima?? G.M.
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