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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By big job
Re: Transmission question M250

I wouldn't worry too much about rusty springs even a one yr old new truck they rust.
Just wire brush them paint them black as long as there are no broken leafs. Then if you
have deep pockets for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By big job
Re: Transmission question M250

Emergency or parking brake whatever you want to name it is drum and a brake band on
all trucks any make will be on 4 & 5 speed transmission. Smaller trucks with 3 speed or
automatic trans...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By big job
Re: 1953 Ford Differential Oil Level Check

Plug is located on the passenger side of the nest some call pumpkin a 3/8 ratchet will
remove the plug which is a recessed 3/8 square plug............
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By big job
Re: Holley 94 rebuild time

Leather and spring !!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-21-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By big job
Re: cluster light socket high beam

i'm confused? the wire has to be there, or somebody been in there. Whatever color
wire; comes from the high beam terminal on the foot switch. I think all you can do is
run a wire from foot...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-21-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By big job
Re: Poorly running fresh rebuilt 292

That says its starving it should be around 20 inches.......
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-21-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By big job
Re: Poorly running fresh rebuilt 292

idle circuit is plugged up or its possible wrong gaskets. Carb kits usually have
many gaskets your idle circuit probably covered up by the wrong lower gasket
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-21-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By big job
Re: Mile-o-matic servo piston seal question

If Fatsco don't have it; it did not exist....................
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,644
Posted By big job
Re: Begging to be a hot rod.

I am very surprised no comments here on facebook "tebos barn adventure". A friend of
mine, his journey NH to rt 66 to Monica ca and back in a 1929. No issues no problems no flat tires absolutely...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-19-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By big job
Re: cluster light socket high beam

Any parts store will have the socket which is more a less standard. Then you need a
#51 6vt bulb now you just have to find the feed wire very odd its not there??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,161
Posted By big job
Re: Cornhead grease and steering gear oil.

Oh just get the hands dirty and replace the sector shaft seal ' done deal'
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-16-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By big job
Re: Like this forum

Thats because many here like myself run a machine shop and have been
involved since these were new. Like my neighbor bought a new 51 automatic
Victoria fight with father he bought a DeSoto Custom...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By big job
Re: 1936 Overheating Problem

Horror story's many were ran past WWII imagine after the war the car was only 9 yrs old
the boys came back from service all were broke as well as farmers and such. My fathers
shop not only Ford...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By big job
Re: installing engine

If you do not have a clutch disk mandrel you can easily take the input shaft out of the
transmission for a alignment tool that has to be precision. Then with out the turning of
the crankshaft...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By big job
Re: Anyone use these drill/tap all in one?

Mart if I read this correctly, there is a drill tap and a counter bore on top, all
in one, so its only one operation used with a reversible automatic tapping
head. It works like this a mill or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By big job
Re: Anyone use these drill/tap all in one?

Anything from Dewalt rules, these are time savers. They have been around for a long
time. They really came into play with automatic screw machines - watch these amazing
machines on Utube capable...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 725
Posted By big job
Re: Oil Filter Info. Needed

Read the oil restriction orifice post topic . It will show you two .063 holes in the tube
a little under where the tube treads are. That is where the oil drains out. There is also
a .063...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By big job
Re: Need info on 1949-50 instrument cluster ?

Thanks all, although I know what to do the hurdle is getting the thing out of the dash.
It took 'me' more that a half hour just to replace the bulbs. Also the breakdown of
this cluster is in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By big job
Re: Need info on 1949-50 instrument cluster ?

Thats what I'm thinking 4dFord. An other example I have done for yrs without painting
bulbs is to spray the housing with green florescent paint along with plain bulbs. I just
may buy a ebay...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By big job
Need info on 1949-50 instrument cluster ?

There has been a lot said about these with little or no lighting. I have not
yet found what is actually in there. I have all new #55 bulbs. The only
bright ones are the directional arrows. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 484
Posted By big job
Re: Interior kick plates

I just had a flash how about that stuff used in freezers commercial kitchens its plain
white on one side and small pebble grains on the other I think its fiber glass or plastic,
its thin &...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,037
Posted By big job
Re: Do you think a sleeve will fix this?

thick wall sleeves with the special '0' rings you now have a 'wet sleeve' google wet sleeves - many engines use those just an idea
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,516
Posted By big job
Re: Cleaning an early aluminum intake

I use aluminum brightner from any part store. Used on $100,000 trucks; good enough
for me. Use it all the time on carburetors too ! then wash with plain ole water
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 484
Posted By big job
Re: Interior kick plates

I made mine from cardboard. Two good coats of rino liner I role'd it on. Then couple
spray coats of gray. Not that I'm cheap but irritating waiting game and shipping cost
more that the item.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,101
Posted By big job
Re: Remanufactured Flathead

All I can add, is 80% of reman' s around here were done by Cody Ford authorized. As
far as the riveted plate most just had a serial or job number. But some only had ".010"
and thats a guess, rods...
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