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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Distributors

It's correct.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: installation of 12V fuel pump on 39 Ford

I use a 12V Facet like "russc" showed above. Pressure is 4 psi for a Holley 390. Use rubber mounting pads.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-13-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Carb Spacer

Why not install an electric fuel pump? That will solve the problem.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Buzzer for Signal Lights

Great idea. I did the same thing years ago. What a difference, especially if you have dual exhaust.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 732
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Future V-8er??

Fortunate girl to have such a great dad and vice versa. Well done.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 926
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Jensen S1

I bet it's aluminum with a wood frame.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 903
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Brakes

There was a post awhile back about defective wheel cylinders being manufactured and sold. Something about the bleeder screw hole not being drilled in the correct location. Could that be the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 926
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Jensen S1

That is truly a very beautiful car. Congrats on getting it.
Can I assume they Jensen later became Jensen-Healy?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 35 convertible in the film “Chinatown “

blucar: Those, indeed,were the days. What was hourly wage back then in 1952?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1941 Merc gas tank problem

Disconnect the battery before you remove the fuel tank sending unit. Sounds like your pick up tube is not picking up as mentioned earlier.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Fuel pump rod - what is the purpose of umbrella?

Keeps down the upward splash of oil out the breather.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1935 1936 Inside Door or Window Handle Tool

I made one out of PVC years ago.
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=213544&highlight=door+handle+removal+tool
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Assembling 46 flathead starter question

This will help. Plus, do a search "How To Install Starter brushes"
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=211141&highlight=convert+6V+starter+12V

and
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 579
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1951 Merc front brake plates

A few adjoining tack welds, a die grinder and you're good to go.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Sourcing Lebaron Bonney parts

Thank you Karl. Were the originals also cast?

I sure hope you are able to produce these needed parts.

I would like to get a traditional rectangular convertible rear window frame for 49 51...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Sourcing Lebaron Bonney parts

Hope someone knows the answer.
Forum: Early V8 07-09-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 45
Posted By 19Fordy
1951 mercury gas tank filler pipe & cap

These came off my Merc. OEM Gas cap is included. Both pipe and cap are in excellent condition. No dents,dings, or other bad things. Shipping and insurance is extra.
Forum: Early V8 07-09-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By 19Fordy
FORD V8 Car Show Chair- portable

I made this in 1995 when I taught wood shop and used it at car shows. 2 pieces could be easily carried in my trunk and easily assembled. Over the years the finish has weathered and worn but it could...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1939 Ford flathead rattle

If you decide to remove the intake and look inside, please let us know what you find. Your
oil deflector theory sounds like a good possibility.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: What have I done?!

Yes Ralph, you have a good points. If time and money is available OP is "good to go". Plus, there's always the personal satisfaction of restoring your own car. It's a wonderful feeling of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: What have I done?!

Here's a Crestliner wheel. Limeworks sells them.

Before you commit to restoring your Crestliner you might want to compare what you can "buy one done" for as opposed to what your restoration...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,096
Posted By 19Fordy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: '40 tailights housings & rear fender brace.

C and G also carries the fender brace.
https://cgfordparts.com/wwwsectionfiles/cg_cat1_fender_braces.html#Rear-Fender-Brace
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 996
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 8BA block concern

Do you live in a high humidity climate? Condensation is common.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 729
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Another dumb question...1948 "turtle"

Wow! That would be great Kube. Thanks so much for being willing to give it a try. It will inspire many 40 owners and be a great learning experience for all Fordbarners as well.
(Plus, it will make ...
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