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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:19 PM
Replies: 58
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Posted By adileo
Re: Top three Ford Products, '32 - '53

Wow - being a proud owner of 39 coupe, I happily surprised.

Love all F1 trucks!

Add my vote;)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By adileo
Re: Thanks Charlie NY....

Been probably 4 years since Charlie did my 39 coupe dual Edelbrocks. They were returned looking like jewelry and still perform great.

Another note worthy mention, his fuel pumps are bullet proof!...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By adileo
Re: Still needing advise on 52 F1

Jerry thanks. I will pull oil bath air cleaner and see if jets are working properly then put truck up on lift and check fuel lines, later this afternoon.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By adileo
Re: Still needing advise on 52 F1

I tried this morning and when reving the timing does advance.

One other thing I noticed. The timing mark does not change, vacuum connected or disconnected and taped at idle.

Still haven’t...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By adileo
Re: Still needing advise on 52 F1

Donít think I have that under tank. Will look tomorrow. Tank looks fairly new so probably reproduction
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By adileo
Re: Still needing advise on 52 F1

Thank friends


Ross - I took the fuel pump glass bowl off and even tho clean, I replaced the screen. What other screen are you mentioning, that sticks up into tank. I have a lift and can easily...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By adileo
Re: Still needing advise on 52 F1

Jerry I didnít try that but will and let you know, tomorrow
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By adileo
Re: Still needing advise on 52 F1

Thanks all good advise. Glass bowl fuel pump, rebuilt by CharlieNY last spring. Filter just changed.

One other point I failed to mention.

When putting putting timing light on. I disconnected...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By adileo
Re: Still needing advise on 52 F1

No back fire. Just bogs down when hitting gas peddle hard.

I’ll have to google accelerator jet. I’m not verse one crab parts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By adileo
Still needing advise on 52 F1

Recent tune up on all stock engine
Plugs
Wires
New points
Rotor and cap
Did not replace condenser.
Adjusted timing as advised in other post.
Changed fuel filter
Adjusted carb mixture
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By adileo
Re: 52 F1 timing

Thanks guys
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By adileo
Re: 52 F1 timing

Thanks Jim
Curious
From front lookin in, Is btc counter clockwise to mark or clockwise.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By adileo
52 F1 timing

I misplaced my shop manual.

All stock. When timing with a timing light are the marks lined up or 6 degrees btc?

Also is btc counter clockwise or clockwise to pin?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By adileo
Re: Uncharted waters

As always great advise! Thank you!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By adileo
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By adileo
Re: Flathead Fan Oil

Shop manual says 1 oz. then with screw out rotate so filler hole is at bottom (paper towel under it) then rotate back and put screw back in. . I also used 30w
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By adileo
Re: NJ race of gentlemen 2019

Couldn’t get into the pits. Best we could do was stand just outside fence and watch them stage. Also saw quite a few cool bikes there. They had an early (my guess 1920) tow truck moving cars with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By adileo
Re: Test fired my flattey!!

Prospect park:) as a kid I can recall many fond memories.

I’m from Flatbush, still consider Brooklyn home.

You have done well with that flatty. Can’t wait to see it on the road.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By adileo
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By adileo
NJ race of gentlemen 2019

Pre-war was alive and well down at Wildwood Saturday.

I donít know how many attend but I can tell you the double line for tickets was from the race entrance up onto the boardwalk.

A few pics:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By adileo
Re: Test fired my flattey!!

Congrats, very nice. Brooklyn my home town. Where abouts?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By adileo
Uncharted waters

RHi guys

39 dual eldebrocks. Helmet built by bubba 11a. Carbs rebuilt by Charlie (the best btw) prob about 3 years ago. Running lil rough at idle. Here’s my uncharted waters.

I’ve never used a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By adileo
Re: 52 f1

Thanks, since I very recently replaced the points. I will do as you suggested.

Reading the shop manual it’s not clear. After I disconnect vacuum do I plug it to set w timing light?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By adileo
52 f1

Truck starts and runs very well. However, I noticed the other day that in either 2nd or third gear if I need to get on it, instead of winding out. It bogs down. I thinking starving for fuel. My fuel...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By adileo
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