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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 660
Posted By fordor41
Re: king pin replace

unless there was a problem I'd go with Ford spindles before I'd use aftermarket. At least you know who made the spindles and know they were made in the USA.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By fordor41
Re: is it ok to run diluted antifreeze?

when we bought our '41 ford we changed it to a SBF. I sold the F/H to a guy that ran only water in his F/H/. His son went snowmobiling and forgot to close the garage door and he ended up with a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By fordor41
Re: 41 Ford sedan window fuzzies

use the smallest pop rivet you can find. paint the heads black when done
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By fordor41
Re: Screw type air compressor

start googling I-R compressors. may be surprised at the info out there especially if you have a model number. I'm not surprised at $100 a gal for oil, especially if it is a silicone type. also try...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-06-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By fordor41
Re: Synthetic Oil/Old Cars

I used Mobil 1 in my '41 w/ SBF 302. 1 yr. oil changes, new filter every 3000 miles. after 24 yrs it burned no oil even after almost 175K miles and synthetic really keeps the internals clean. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By fordor41
Re: 1941 ford sedan vacum wiper motor and control

If I remember correctly smaller hose will keep the wipers in the park position. so when the wiper switch is off there will be vac to hold the wipers down otherwise they would move all over, from the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 890
Posted By fordor41
Re: Shackles? Can I build a set?

I fab's shackles on my '41 out of CRS side plates and moly impregnated nylon. Used long allen cap bolts and nylok nuts. they were still on the car when we sold it 24 yrs later. I checked the nylon a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By fordor41
Re: '46 Odometer Repair

I disassembled my odometer on my '41 and set back to zero but I can't remember how the wheels came apart. It is doable somehow!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-01-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 872
Posted By fordor41
Re: I notice my transmission leaking a little bit on the floor.

My '60 water cooled converter is a welded unit
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-26-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By fordor41
Re: Engine color and road draft tube

actually Ford introduced a PVC in '61 on some engines. My '60 292 had road draft before I changed to PCV
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By fordor41
Re: Trunk Lid won't open

My trunk latch on my '41 fordor quit working with the trunk closed so I bought a Bob Drake unit and hack sawed the old one off. that diecast is tuff stuff!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-22-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By fordor41
Re: Poorly running fresh rebuilt 292

I'd check the gaskets below the carb. some rebuild kits don't match the carb bases and leave gaps
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 746
Posted By fordor41
Re: seat belt installation 40 Merc

My '41 fordor had the seat bolted to the frame as far as I can recall.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By fordor41
Re: Interior kick plates

haircell ABS plastic sheet. smooth on one side, grained on other. plastic supplier or McMaster-Carr Supply
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-01-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By fordor41
Re: Upholstery experts...

we just did our '60 that had custom vinyl covers. the springs on the drivers side were really compressed, I assume from a heavy driver. We wove paracord thru the tops of the springs, tying at each...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-01-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By fordor41
Re: Gauges driving me crazy

temp gauge, try running a new temporary wire from gauge to sender. sound like sender wire may be grounded somewhere. wires get pretty brittle on top of the engine. fuel sender may be stuck, or just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By fordor41
Re: hood adjust how do i adust the hood on my 2947 monarch

remember moving the hinges up on the firewall lowers the hood
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By fordor41
Re: leaky brake fittings

tighten, loosen a couple times to get a good seat on the fittings
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By fordor41
Re: hood adjust how do i adust the hood on my 2947 monarch

search V-8 times for an article by Mark S. Kicsak on adj. 41 ford hoods. is a while back. I assume your Monarch is pretty close to 41-48 fords
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 974
Posted By fordor41
Re: Cooling for 49 hot rod

I installed a 302 in my '41 Fordor with stock pump driven fan. no mods to the firewall and a Walker 4 core with Walker fan shroud. just raised the radiator 2" and fit perfectly. used a stock Ford 4...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-27-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By fordor41
Re: Was the Y-Block introduced in 1954 designed to replace previous flathead?

y block is it's own animal. there is nothing that is interchangeable between f/h and y block as far as I know.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By fordor41
Re: Tool tray

my '41 fordor had one
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By fordor41
Re: 1941-48 Ford handbrake equalizer clevis rubber washer 11A-2091

I had one on my '41 but don't remember exactly where it goes. I googled '41-48 e-brakes
and everyone lists the rubber but one one says exactly where it goes. good luck
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By fordor41
Re: Master cylinder fill cap

if it like everything else, the co. can put just about any thread they want. could take the cap to a machine shop and have them check the thread and fab one for you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By fordor41
Re: brake squeak

not necessarily, shoes & disc pads with sharp 90 deg, edges can squeal.
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