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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 991
Posted By G.M.
Re: Ignition timing

The points are NOT set with a feeler gauge. They are
on a Ford~Heyer strobe machine on a dwell meter. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 618
Posted By G.M.
Re: XM Radio On 6 Volts Positive?

I think if you change the polarity of the radio you are going to
have to iceolate the radio from ground. A guy named Charlie
from I believe Ohio made some kind of adaptor. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,188
Posted By G.M.
Re: Junk yards of the '40s '50s

I almost lived in Rosies junk yard in Sharon Hill, Pa. back in the 40's
from the time I was 15 to 18 years old. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By G.M.
Re: Water Pump Flow Rate

I would like to add that since the new turbine impeller has been
used and tested for a number of years every 1937 to 1953 pump
delivers 110 gallons after being modified and tested. Every pump
Skip...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By G.M.
Re: starting problems

Send your coil and a few condensers to Skip Haney. He will rebuild
your coil and hot test the condensers. skip@fordsrus.com G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By G.M.
Re: Where to get a OD solenoid for a '49 convertible?

There is a place in Punta Gorda, Fl. that sells the parts called Hydro electric. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 583
Posted By G.M.
Re: Ford engine factory break in process

Just turning over not running. No distributors. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By G.M.
Re: 34??steering wheel

Low drip point or melt point grease works well in the old Ford
steering box's. High temperature grease will stay in place when hot
and the gear cuts a hole in the center and the gears run dry. When...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By G.M.
Re: Starter- Generator Repair Shop

Chestnut Hill Auto Electric
629 Chestnut Hill Rd.
Denver, Pa. 17517 1-717-445-4516
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By G.M.
Starter- Generator Repair Shop

I have used these people to repair generators and starters for
about 40 years. They have the parts and test equiprment for the
old Ford starters and generators. They helped me make 7 six
volt...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By G.M.
Re: 6v Generator Swap

I have adapted the 36 fan to the 39 generator. Had to make an adaptor. It's
been on the car 35 years and at least 50,000 miles. I set it up with a dial
indicator. Here are two I did. These were...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 552
Posted By G.M.
Re: Recurring Sudden Oil pressure drop

There can be several pressure relief valves that will open and drop the
pressure to almost zero. One is up in front of the valve valley as mentioned.
And one in the oil pump. Older pumps with a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By G.M.
Re: 1936 coil testing

No they won't deteriorate on the shelf. The material used to
make coils years ago was not good to start with. They had coil
problems when the cars were new. Were OK in cold temps but
failed in hot...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 709
Posted By G.M.
Re: Wiring an electric fuel pump

When I used an electric pump I wired it to the accessory terminal on
the ignition switch. The small ball shaped ends on the triangle shaped
copper or brass contact plate won't carry much current...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By G.M.
Re: Optima battery support bracket/carrier for a '34

Here is what I did on a 34 P/U G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By G.M.
Re: 59AB thermostat

You got it a little mixed up. They are all the 330 type. The
second numbers are the temperature they open at.
330-170 is the 330 type and opens at 170. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,825
Posted By G.M.
Re: Roy Nacewicz's business, and it's future

Years ago I black oxide parts for the welding machines I manufactured.
You boil walnut shells in water for a long time, then boil the parts until
they get good and black, rinse and soak in oil. It...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By G.M.
Re: 59AB thermostat

Because modern stats don't have large enough flow
openings and restrict the flow of coolant through the
engine and radiator. The best stats were Robertshaw
number 360-160, 360-170 or 360-180....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,134
Posted By G.M.
Re: Ford Distributor Stroboscope

I have 3 of the strobe machine and the electrical anolizer.
We rebuilt all of them. Skip has two of the distributor strobe
machines, they are matched as far as timing with a master
distributor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By G.M.
Re: Tail shaft centre bearing

Contact Skip Haney he makes a replacement and will email you instructions
on how to remove and replace. skip@fordsrus.com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By G.M.
Re: first drive after a loooooong slumber and shes making a bad noise.

My guess would be the grease in the U joint sagged down
to the bottom and the U joint is in a dry space. I would add
more grease, use a low drip or drop point grease so it melts
a little when the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By G.M.
Re: '36 Radiator - looking for shop suggesting in South-Central PA or source for new

There is a good radiator shop in Lancaster, Pa. That
recored 4 or 5 old Ford radiators for me. I don't
remember the name. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,648
Posted By G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,000
Posted By G.M.
Re: Vapor lock

I remember about 75 years ago waiting in line for a ferry boat
to cross the Delaware river near Chester, Pa. the engine stalling.
I believe they changed the coil and it started. Back then every...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By G.M.
Re: 1937 Ford Thermostat Placement

What ever stats you use make sure they have an outlet
opening that does not restrict the flow of coolant. The modern
type stat have smaller openings and restrict the flow. The old
Robertshaw...
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