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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,014
Posted By FLSTF
Re: An interesting journey...

For the color, we are not sure. We need to repaint a hubcap that popped off while driving down the road. When we find out the color, I'll let you guys know. It is a champagne color. We do get a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,906
Posted By FLSTF
Re: aluminum radiators

When you guys swapped to an aluminum radiator, how did you run your wire lume to the passenger side? Normally it would run in the channel that is attached to the brass radiator.

Sent from my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,735
Posted By FLSTF
Re: Removing Engine from '40 Ford Question

The problem is not getting the engine out, it's getting it back in. We pulled the 221 out of my dads 1939 deluxe but fought with it, getting it back in. While pulling it out, the engine pulled...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,014
Posted By FLSTF
Re: An interesting journey...

I wonder how many people still have their magnet?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,014
Posted By FLSTF
An interesting journey...

My dad bought a '39 Deluxe with a stock flathead. We were told the car had a Columbia 2 speed overdrive. Not having any overdrive experience, I started googling how the columbia overdrive works and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,158
Posted By FLSTF
Re: Vacuum port

What do you need the second port for? The old flatheads had two ports. One for the distributor and the other for the windshield wipers. Assuming that when you went with dual carbs, you would go to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By FLSTF
Re: Borg Warner R10 Overdrive

Thank you everyone for the quick reply. Sounds like we have a Lloyd Young setup. We are in the middle of our winter project on the car and will be testing out the OD soon. We are putting the blue...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By FLSTF
Borg Warner R10 Overdrive

I searched through many threads trying to find information about the Borg Warner R10 overdrive that's in my dad's 1939 Ford Deluxe. When I search on the R10, most times, you see it mounted at the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,943
Posted By FLSTF
Re: Flathead On Engine Stand

I know this post is a year old but I saw something interesting that I wanted to share. We had a '39 flathead rebuilt a few weeks ago and the builder had our engine mounted backwards on the stand. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By FLSTF
Re: '39 221 to '40 239 swap

Thanks Alan, this is exactly what we're looking for.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By FLSTF
Re: '39 221 to '40 239 swap

Ken, I appreciate the guidance. Now the fun begins :) I have the old Merc crank, I'm having it checked out to see how true (straight) it is. It might be easier to polish the merc crank and save the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By FLSTF
Re: '39 221 to '40 239 swap

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By FLSTF
'39 221 to '40 239 swap

We have a 1939 Ford Deluxe with the original 221 CI in the car. We have a crack in the block and instead of trying to repair the 221, we found a 1940 Merc 239 bare block. From my research, the two...
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