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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-09-2022, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Window frame tar?

That 3M calk strip is,/and can be used for many purposes. It used to come in Black and was also available in a light gray color. I have both in my shop
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2022, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: roadster windshield

wrndn, Thanks for the pictures, I had not thought about needing clamps.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Alaska Jim
roadster windshield

anyone know of an on-line video of how to replace the glass on a1929 roadster windshield. my car did not have a windshield on it when I bought it, and I have purchased a replacement from Snyders....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2022, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: clutch question

put the trans in neutral, but again why
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-31-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: rebuilt 292 yblock.Cant turn over

Take the belts off first, and then try to turn the eng. I have seen more than once that the belts were stuck to the pullys so tight , just from sitting so long , that the eng. would not turn over. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: radiator

I went ahead and bought the Champion Aluminum 3 core radiator. it was on sale for $254.00 and $129.00 for shipping to Anchorage, Alaska. They had the one I wanted in stock, and shipped it out today...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: radiator

welded
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: radiator

Thank all of you for your input, it is appreciated, found a radiator at Champion radiator, and they have it in stock. They appear to have a good warranty, and the construction looks good from what I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2022, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: radiator

19fourdy, I talked to griffin radiators, and the assured me that the radiator I inquired about will cool a blown flathead and handle up to an 800hp eng. the tubes in the radiator are 1-1/4 wide so...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2022, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: radiator

51504bat. I did contact The Brassworks, they are 4-1/2 months behind. I was hoping to get a radiator before that. still searching. I really would prefer a brass/copper radiator, for ease of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By Alaska Jim
radiator

anyone have any thoughts on this radiator being a good candidate for a flathead v8 with a blower? https://www.summitracing.com/parts/gri-cu-00077?rrec=true#overview
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-17-2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: overdrive issues

I forgot to say , make sure the car is level front to back and side to side to ensure proper level in the trans, otherwise an overfill condition can cause a fluid leak from the front bearing retainer
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-17-2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: overdrive issues

Try adjusting the overdrive cable. make sure the lever on the trans is at full travel, against the "stop" when the handle/cable is pulled out. The correct way to fill the trans, is to first fill the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2022, 12:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,286
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: cleaned fuel bowl=no start?

any body have a part # for a cork gasket? Are they available at Napa stores? RobR'35 supplied a # for a paper filter, anyone have a source for a spring? my fuel pump on my Y-Block has a glass bowl,...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-04-2022, 11:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,654
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Grille parts

There used to be a salvage yard outside of Phoenix, AZ. called Desert Valley auto parts. they specialized in old cars. I don't know if they still are in Business. worth checking out. If they are...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-04-2022, 11:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,577
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: New 54 Vicky

The '54 USA made y- blocks were 239, same displacement as the old flathead used from 49-53 not 235.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-04-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,577
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: New 54 Vicky

Daytona carburetor for a rebuild kit for your Carb. they seem to have the best. Maybe Kanter Auto parts for your front suspension/steering components.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-29-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,132
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Want to buy a '54 Mercury Monterrey 302ci V8 but the overflow is dripping?

40cpe is right, I let the photos of the exterior deceive me, and I spoke to soon. there is a LOT of rust in that car , and will take a lot to repair it. there is enough showing to convince me that...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-29-2022, 08:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,560
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: 1956 sunliner restoration

All I see is a picture of a '56 convert. no text or explanation for the comment. nice car though
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-28-2022, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,132
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Want to buy a '54 Mercury Monterrey 302ci V8 but the overflow is dripping?

I would buy that car for 6k even if the eng was bad
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-22-2022, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: 59 fairlane turn signal switch

Have you tried Green Sales ? http://greensalescompany.com/BusinessInfo.htm
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-19-2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Manual trans dilemma

I also am leaning towards the pilot bearing/bushing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,261
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: 53 8ba oil filter question

I agree with Tubman, I also think that the inside should look like the picture shown by 19Fordy
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-06-2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: How critical is the lower fan shroud bracket on a 1956 Thunderbird ?

I am not sure, but I do not think you can solder it to an aluminum radiator
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2022, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: charging

If your meter is reading .2 volts without the eng. running, you would not have enough voltage to even start the vehicle. either your meter is bad , or you are reading it wrong, at least that is what...
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