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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By jimTN
Re: From sealed beams back to original -'38

Ground is the key. I soldered a wire to the reflector on my 37 and attached it to a fender bracket.
Forum: Model-T 09-04-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By jimTN
rocky mtn brakes large drum wanted

Wanted RM brakes for large drum and equalizer. Contact Jim Eubanks, Powell TN thru the private msg feature
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,750
Posted By jimTN
Re: Mitchell Overdrive

Go with a Columbia and avoid having to butcher up your car. Columbia set ups were made and engineered for Fords.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By jimTN
Re: Tips/suggestions for driving rear bearing on to shaft on a '39 transmission

I'm with you Ken. Never had a problem with that rear bearing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By jimTN
Re: Head Gasket Installation 1937 Ford V85

I use copper coat on both sides of the gasket on all of my engines and never have had a leak. Just finished a 500 mile run with my 27 T that has a HC head and copper coat on the gasket with not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By jimTN
Re: heater wiring

THANK YOU Forty Niner!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Included in that batch of information is the elusive code for wiring a 46-8 heater switch which a lot of us have been looking for.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By jimTN
Re: Protecting a bare block

If you grease it in the bores, be sure to grease the bearing areas. I just had a block bored at the machine shop and the sprayed it with wd40. I have another block they cleaned last year and it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 947
Posted By jimTN
Re: 32 stock tudor shortened pitman arm

It will work because it shortens the fulcram(if your are prying on something, the closer your load is to the furcram the easier it will be). However, I can tell you that a stock 32 will steer fairly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By jimTN
Re: first drive after a loooooong slumber and shes making a bad noise.

Did you fill the transmission, rear end and lube the u joint housing with about a tube of grease?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 933
Posted By jimTN
Re: 1934 v8

Could be the oil pump drive gear housing cover behind the flywheel. You could rig up something that would pressurize the system and look to see where the oil is coming from if you have the pan off. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By jimTN
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By jimTN
Re: 32/36 Rod Bearing sizing.

For some reason I cannot open the above chart about mfg numbers, checked and I am logged in properly. Could you please repost.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By jimTN
Re: rod bearings for 32-6 (flanged type)

Thank you all for the replies. I have a set coming from Fred. I may need mains yet, not sure if I have them in stock. Mike, I sent you a note thru epay right before I called Fred. I have more to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By jimTN
rod bearings for 32-6 (flanged type)

This is a problem that all of us have who are working on the early 221". Is there a source for bearings other than std. I have been looking for some .10s and even the epay bin price is $500 +. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By jimTN
Re: Ashtray Radio Installation.

My 34 had dimples in the firewall where the holes are to be drilled.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By jimTN
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By jimTN
Re: Seeking information and diagrams of the 1934-1948 Blackstone Fuel Pumps.

I have a couple of those and would like to know the proper length of the pushrod.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
Posted By jimTN
Re: Blackstone fuel pump

What is different about them? If I remember right the lower vac chamber is what drives the upper diaphram for gas, there is no direct connection with the push rod to the gas diaphram. They also...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By jimTN
Re: Any Idea on What I've Got Here?

Condition and original are big factors. I am not so sure the one on the right is not a coupe. Lots of pictures help, things like the floor in front and back, engine, interior, clear shots of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By jimTN
Re: spindle bolt lock pin woes

I unscrew the lockpin nut, remove the lockwasher, screw the nut back on nearly all the way and hit it with a bfh, when it moves, unscrew the nut more and hit it again.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,615
Posted By jimTN
Re: GB Sisson

What has happened to the professor and his 47 fordor?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By jimTN
Re: Columbia inspection

No way you are going to "check it in a parking lot". You have to pull the rear end apart and open up the planatary gear carrier to check the things that may be cracked.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 658
Posted By jimTN
Re: F-6 two speed rear won't downshift

Usually a vac leak somewhere between the carb and rear end diaphram. If I remember right, high shifts with a spring and low has to be pulled in or maybe the other way. Anyway the shift valve on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By jimTN
Re: 33 steering box and lube

For those that question CH grease, it becomes a liquid lube when exposed to heat such as the exhaust manifold.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By jimTN
round track racing in Hawaii

I saw some pics of sportsman cars (32-40) racing in Hawaii. One car was a good looking 34 5W with a modified 59AB. I lived over there in the early 60's and never heard of any racing like that. The...
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