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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 591
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Generator or alternator ?

Bob, be sure to let us know how it turns out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Banjo Gear oil Question.

Mr. Seery, Thanks for adding that tid bit of helpful knowledge.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Banjo Gear oil Question.

Thank you Rodrelic , Pete and Will for answering my question.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 983
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Ratchet style starter drive retract

Karl, If possible, post your pencil procedure with photos. Tell us what happens to the pencils.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By 19Fordy
Banjo Gear oil Question.

I would appreciate it if a Fordbarner would give an explanation of what the little passageway on the end of the torque tube is for and how it functions.
I think it's related to rear gear oil flow....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Fender Welting

Browse here. Steele Rubber looks promising.
https://www.google.com/search?q=1940+ford+fender+welting&oq=1940+ford+fender+wel&aqs=chrome.0.0j69i57.13223j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

Here's a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 591
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Generator or alternator ?

Just a bit of "FYI" info.

I used a "fusible link" in the power wire running from the + terminal of solenoid to the alternator. My car is 12V negative ground.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Is there a FANdemic going on????

38bill, I don't think this type of fan blade breakage can be prevented. It also happened to me. That's when I converted to a more modern fan stainless steel fan, hoping that today's fan blade...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 591
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Generator or alternator ?

I use a one wire GM alternator. Works fine. Cost around $100.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Is there a FANdemic going on????

Yes. It's called old age metal fatigue.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 748
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Motor and trans installed today

I fill it up even with the lip of the side fill hole. Check it with your pinky finger. Same with the trans.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 748
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Motor and trans installed today

Tom: Your hot rod looks great. Your patience is paying off.
Remember your old air cleaner? I modified it to fit a Holley 390.
Thanks again. Jim
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1947 side loader trans seal replacement

After removing the pins like superreal said you might want to use a threaded nut and bolt instead of the pins. I threaded the shift arm also.
That was 20 years ago. No problems yet.
I figured it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Storing an engine upside down.

Glad the oil pan didn't "rust through".
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Scraping noise when turning

tubman: That's funny.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Scraping noise when turning

Same thing happened when I installed the MT Products Lincoln brakes that are 2 in wide,not the stock 1 3/4 Ford size. I made sheet metal spacers. If you had a lathe large enough you could trim the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 40 Ford Convertible Female Dovetail Installation

Is this the part you are asking about?
http://www.earlyfordstore.com/product_info.php/manufacturers_id/11/products_id/9741
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 872
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1936 Ford Roadster - Grant Fleming, Canada

blucar, Yes, but it was the right, rational decision at the the time. Plus, you got to keep your coupe. Lots of stories like that, to be sure. When I was young and still at home, I owned a 40...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 872
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1936 Ford Roadster - Grant Fleming, Canada

That hay bale makes the 36 look beautiful. Wonderful photo.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: '35 tie rod clamps; tacked on??

Opps! I will now "sit on a tack" corrected.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: '40 Ford interior questions update from 4-23

"Kube" is the human life saver of 1940.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: '35 tie rod clamps; tacked on??

NOT a stock OEM assembly technique.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Did I violate some rule I was unaware of

Lawson, You shot yourself in the foot, by mistake. If it was a FORD made gun you might have been ok. I am sure you will find you barrel. Personally, I didn't mind you post but, did have the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: '40 Ford interior questions update from 4-23

V8 Bob, Read all the info. in this Google search. I recall I used some pop rivets at some locations....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,455
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Oversized Brake Drums

I bought my Ford pickup 27 years ago. It has disc/drum brakes.
Will there come a day when my insurance company can simply decide, "your truck's too old for us to insure any longer" as a daily...
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