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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 559
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: 12v battery on 6v system?

Another suggestion. Most people have petroleum jelly around. The best there is to coat all the connections including the battery terminals.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2022, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: 1940 headlight hardware

Suggestion. regarding the parking light lenses, The passenger car lenses are flat. The ones for the pickup are different. They are convex shaped. With these, and a little ingenuity, the bulb can...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By Roger W Gerow
"32 to '53 Ford Starter Drive

Reference catalog C&G Early Ford Parts page 140. The '32 to '53 ford part number is B-11350 10, except automatic, 10 teeth. "51 to '53 ford part number !CM-11350 for V8 with automatic. Question,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By Roger W Gerow
32 to "53 Starter Drive Teeth

My reference magazine is C&G catalog. On page 140 they ;show two different ones. B-11350 10 teeth except automatic. 1CM-11350 for the automatic. Question, how many teeth does this one have? Is it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: '37 Ford pickup....

In picture number 2 the floor jack is visible. I don't see a jack stand. This picture is past history. Floor jacks only is dangerous. Don't mean to be a nit-picker. I had to learn this a number...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,829
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: Patina or Paint?

It's only original once!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,270
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: mailing water pumps for rebuilding

I also shipped water pumps to Skip. Thought I had packed them will with "peanuts" packing. Well, Skip contacted me informing that one of the pulleys was broken. Said the best way to pack water...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: 1932 Ford horn needing to make it 12 volt

There is a device in the Model a catalogue that you place inside the cover on your horn to make this happen.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,057
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: Merry Christmas from Washington State

Might as well join in. I was born in Monroe, Wa in 1935, went in the Navy in September 1955. Currently living in SE Washingtom state.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,801
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: I am hiding in my garage from my wife

Some people are just plain LUCKY. I married a hair dresser!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: Used parts source

Are you describing the 3 nuts that are used to mount the oil filter? If so, I have three in my stash. They are available.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,570
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: 1941 vs. 1940 Columbia Controls

[QUOTE=philipswanson;1860650]Thanks for the diagrams. They are a big help. Where can I get these in print?

Phil Swanson[/QUOTE Phil, To copy his post just click on the #4 and #5 on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,571
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: I guess its time ???

Keep buying green bananas!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: '47 Fordor Generator Question

I have a questionable generator too. What is the correct method to make a generator motor?

Thanks, Roger
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,065
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: Broke down

When it's running again, consider giving the donkeys a ride home.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,027
Posted By Roger W Gerow
How to make a copy of a post

For those of you who want/need to make a copy of a post. Put your pointer on the post # at the top of the post. Such as post #1 Post #2 etc. Every once in a while I want to copy a post for my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,615
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: 8BA compression issues

Re #12 above. Before any removal of parts I would try squirting regular motor oil in the cylinders first.-
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,535
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: Tranny info and test?

Thoughts on tranny. You could use this '32 case and install a complete gear set from a later tranny that has later synchronizers. This requires the correct top. A bracket can be make for the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,736
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: antifreeze?

A little off topic but, does antifreeze have a shelf life? I have a couple of gallons that have been sitting on shelf for several years.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,384
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: Unrelated thought while working on my Car

I told her I thought she was turning into a "Biblical Cook". She asked what did I mean? You're always serving up a burnt offering. She has a frying pan in her hand at the time. I now have six...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,188
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: 6 volt compaiison positive ground LED tail light, brake light stop light

Does the use of these bulbs require changing the flasher unit?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,214
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: 1932 serial number starts with D5

The serial/VIN number is a unique number assigned by the vehicle manufacturer when the vehicle is assembled. Therefore the two terms are synonymous.
Forum: Early V8 06-26-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 582
Posted By Roger W Gerow
1940 Ford Tudor

Check this car out on ClassicCars.com. Only 600 miles since restoration. Too nice for me to drive. Don't want to risk any damage or rock chips. After viewing the pictures if you have any...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,434
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: LED lights

Re #6 above. Would the same remedy work on my "51 instrument cluster?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,119
Posted By Roger W Gerow
Re: curious about engine number

Back in 1961 I bought a 1947 Ford coupe that after owning a while felt that it was quite original. I was the third owner and it was still in the same city where purchased new. I pulled the heads...
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