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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:30 PM
Replies: 128
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Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

V8: No doubt about it, when it comes to 40 Fords,
Mike is an "supranatural resource" with the patience of a toothache.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: torquing 8ba heads with an oil filter

51 Merc cast iron head torque is 65-70 foot pounds.
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=67567
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Frame Webbing Installation

David G: I am amazed that you could provide such an obscure bit of information along with a drawing. Well done.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: fluctuating fuel gauge

If you find the sending unit to be OEM, you can gently pry off the top cover and turn the star wheel to finely adjust. Turn star wheel clock wise will move the needle towards FULL. Turning it CCW...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,167
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Thinking about selling the '34 Phaeton

Best bet is to go on-line and see what other 34 phaeton cars have sold for.
"Kube" is correct. The market for these style cars is fading as demand wains....
Forum: Late V8 11-10-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By 19Fordy
Forum: Late V8 11-10-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By 19Fordy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: fluctuating fuel gauge

Most likely problem is that the brass float on sending unit has developed a hairline crack allowing fuel to seep inside. This causes faulty readings. You can repair it yourself by soldering or you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 8BA Startup

Not good to keep running an engine not under load like on an engine stand.
This has been discussed on Fordbarn.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Time for Henry to come out of retirement.

Perhaps you should change car's name to Rip Van Winkle.
It's good that you woke it up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: flathead oil pan

Your question cannot be clearly understood. May be a language difference.
Please rephrase, if possible. Post a photo also.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: torquing 8ba heads with an oil filter

Interesting. Please explain with more details. I know there are lots of folks who don't use a filter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,129
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

Thanks for posting the start of your new restoration.It will be a great documentation for the owner as well as other interested folks. The time and effort you take to do this is much appreciated. Be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: torquing 8ba heads with an oil filter

Mr. Seery. Thanks for that. I Googled Angle Torque Wrench and lots of neat stuff appears....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 34 Radiator Leak - JB Weld

Please explain what you mean by the highlighted red wording.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Clutch chatter....

Gosh, no excuse for that. I wonder what the best method is for machining a flywheel? Lathe, milling machine or something else?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: torquing 8ba heads with an oil filter

I just went out to the garage and found that I can fit a torque wrench to those oil canister head bolts by using a short 3/8 socket and 3/8 inch extension with 3/8 adapters on a 1/2 in. drive torque...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: torquing 8ba heads with an oil filter

If you used a short universal joint with an extension on your torque wrench you can tighten the head bolts very close to the torque specifications without any problems. The photo below shows the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 34 Radiator Leak - JB Weld

Looks like your going to have to remove the radiator and get the broken tube soldered.
If you have the space you might be able to solder it in your car. Must be super clean.I believe acid core...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: torquing 8ba heads with an oil filter

Like tubman intimated, if you have the filter canister that is bolted to the head with 3 head bolts, you install the oil canister in place using hardened flat washers with the head bolts and torque...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Winterleaf Brown

Looks nice as a highlight or pin stripe color. I would have to be convinced it would look good on an entire car body color. But, to each his own.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: mercury 4 inch crank

Richard: Looks like you did good. Might be worthwhile to contact Kim Barr for particulars on that crank. He probably has records.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,085
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Rear Hub Puller

$101 dollars US

I think 39 and 40 use the same Ebay puller. The Winfield hub puller I have for my 40 looks the same.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,085
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Rear Hub Puller

This was posted on HAMB in 2012. Read the last sentence of this post.

Winfield Tool Works makes the relica of the KR Wilson Tool.
Just so people know, Winfield Tool Works still produces the hub...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 12 volt starter solenoid

I think V8 got it right.
Forget my post.
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