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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-04-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By big job
Re: 55 F100 battery light

Like I said the bulb socket is isolated so either wire will work ......
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-03-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By big job
Re: 55 F100 battery light

question? when you turn ignition on, does the gen light come on? is the bulb good?
Lets say the generator / regulator is not charging. then the gen light stays on all the
time, so you have to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 825
Posted By big job
Re: Ratchet style starter drive retract

That is correct. You are kinda stuck with that style if memory serves me its
called a "flow thru" something like that back when. Before buying another
nothing to loose - take it apart in a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 05:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 825
Posted By big job
Re: Ratchet style starter drive retract

you can take it apart and reset the 3 spring loaded little dowels back into the slot of the
worm not easy but doable with extra set of hands. Lesson learned, don't fool with this
style ....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By big job
Re: generator alternator ?

Flatheadmurre good thinking; due to brain failure to see if it has the strap or not. all I
see is a bigger generator like 40 amps. I do know the powermaster has the mouning
bracket like 59A and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By big job
generator alternator ?

We have a new powermaster alternator 6vt pos gr. in stock for a 8BA wide
belt pulley. I wonder if this would be a simple bolt on for a 337 V8. I ask
first if any one has done this cause its a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By big job
Re: Bendix replacement Question - 1935 Ford

I would stick with the original I like the sound of it. Also there is nothing modern or new
about the style from Macs or anybody else. Some grinding required on your housing
cause the barrel is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By big job
Re: Another turn signal question...need advice from electrical guru

That is correct. Problem is the proper bulb is to big and hits the glass. I am going
through this. The typical flasher has to have a load and the #63 parking bulbs don't
have enough candle...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,875
Posted By big job
Re: Can this be saved?

No; boiling solution; boiling without crank, bearings, seal retainers, cam shaft and cam bearings even rod bearings oil pump all the basic stuff....sam
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By big job
Re: Rebuld Vs Shock Conversion

Although my shocks seem find but If I could find rear kits then I could put the coil helpers
only to raise rear about 2-3 inches.. I don't like tail draggers. Front 4 fingers (tire to fender) rear...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,875
Posted By big job
Re: Can this be saved?

Just my sugestion; before going bonkers, 55 gal drum put block in with lye caustic
some water fire wood light fire some "Jack" and "Bud" sit back till the steam comes out
enjoy, cheap, nothing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 822
Posted By big job
Re: power steering on flathead

Just info; A 1981 Corvette came in for some A/C work and it has the piston valve set up
as picture Merc cruiser posted. Crank pulley, check with snow plow parts guys. If you
have a lathe or a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 05:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By big job
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By big job
Re: Suggestions for rattle can base color 34 woodgraining?

Thanks; what Tubman said is what I use to do, but 'that' don't work no more either, which
that was easy. Back to the subject- you can also use sharpies for details but the course
acid cheap brush...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By big job
Re: Suggestions for rattle can base color 34 woodgraining?

Red oxide rattle primer can first, next thinned flat black cheap acid brush > now scratch the
black with brush your design, let dry and lightly go over with fine scotch bright then
clear coat. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By big job
Re: Lincoln master cylinder

I can't remember their new name use to be Mainly Convertables in Florida Mercurys and
Lincolns. Another "Lincoln Land" Florida. I bought one for my Lincoln 'reman" they are a
little pricey but so...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,456
Posted By big job
Re: Removing Engine from '40 Ford Question

Is it necessary? Removing the radiator and hood makes life way easy. Like the Duece
said unbolt manifolds and leave it -better than fooling with nasty exhaust always frozen
pipe bolts. The hood...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By big job
Re: Oil gallery plug

That suppose to meter drip drop oil on the timing gears. Van Pelt has those where I
got mine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,284
Posted By big job
Re: Were "Suicde Doors" Really Dangerous?

sorry I like them. Just find it easy to get in and out But with brains. Next door kid fell
out of the rear of a 36 Plymouth going around a corner. He was not hurt but he was
hurt when his old...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By big job
Re: 1952 ford car clutch install

did not chatter before, now it does. Sounds like clutch disk material maybe too hard
made from "modern" junk . Back in my bus co. days we had maybe 60 school buses most
GMC 350 4 sp . No way...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,758
Posted By big job
Re: Flathead running cold

then on the other hand, I need math lessons in which I never got more than a D in math
60yrs ago. My car 46 my only ride new engine with 165 stats. Ok cardboard front of
radiator last September...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By big job
Re: elect problem

yes they run hot until the voltage is satisfied all ceramic resistors run hot under load
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By big job
Re: '41 Continental Shifter Issues

looks like the shift 'rod' is stuck up in first and reverse? something stuck at the bottom,
maybe give the first and reverse a tap at the bottom down I think cause it looks like
the shift is not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By big job
Re: Air Cleaner ID 46 to 48??

the one on the right is what is on my 46 Super Deluxe ..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By big job
Re: Flat head RPM range

Then on the other hand my father bought a new F6 in Jan 1951 a leftover. Factory
governor says Ford on it probably made by King Seely. Governed at 3000 and yes
still has the 'lead seal' its a dump...
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