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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By bill h
Re: window channel 47 ford

Sent you a message re channels
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By bill h
window channel 47 ford

There is a metal channel in the rear of the front door that looks like it is welded in. 11A 7021572-A right side. It is broken and partly missing. This is the part where the channel you buy snaps in....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By bill h
Re: Possible clutch shatter

motor mounts and trans mount has been changed. If I ride the clutch a bit in 1st or reverse it does not chatter. Just wondering if it could be pin or slip yoke related. What would happen if both...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By bill h
Possible clutch shatter

Hi 47 ford car with what appears to a bad clutch shatter. I have previously changed the clutch and machined the flywheel and changed the rear end seals.(Fort Wayne clutch). For the first year I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By bill h
Niagara swap meet

anybody know what happened to the Niagara swap meet this year at Lancaster. Not very many vendors or buyers. Didn't take 30 minutes to view the whole show.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,606
Posted By bill h
Re: Steering wheel wobble

Ford pick ups in the 1970's also had the death wobble. They all had manual steering boxes and the bearings that went on both ends of the worm gear were broken or worn out. Replaced the bearings and...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-17-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By bill h
Rear end

i have a 1956 Ford with a stock rear end that is shot. I have a good 1957 Ford rear end. Will it bolt in the 56. Also will the 56 backing plates and drums fit the 57 Ford rear end as they are new....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,332
Posted By bill h
Re: Grease clam shell 47 Ford

Thanks that's what I'll do this time. The reason I'm checking this out is when I changed the clutch a few years ago I packed the cavity and then added more with a grease gun. A couple of years later ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,332
Posted By bill h
Re: Grease clam shell 47 Ford

Thanks for the answers. What I am trying to find out is after the clam shell is full how often do you have to and more corn grease. I know a few pumps of grease will lube the two shells but I don' t...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,332
Posted By bill h
Grease clam shell 47 Ford

how do you know when the u joint cavity is full. If you put a tube of corn grease in it on assembly. And it is sealed properly and it doesn't leak why would you keep adding grease every once and a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By bill h
47 fords

are bumper wing tips the same for 1946-1948 or are 1946 different. Thanks
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-21-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By bill h
Fordomatic

Can silicone be used for a transmission pan gasket on a Fordomatic. Thanks
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-15-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By bill h
Aod trams

Has anybody used a Bendtsen transmission adaptor in a 1956 Ford. Just wondering about clearance at firewall and floor. Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,577
Posted By bill h
Re: Electric Wipers Question

Newport engineering best way to go. Bolt in no modify. Others seem to be a copy of Newport but sometime you have to play with them a bit.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,915
Posted By bill h
Re: Using a spring spreader and surviving

You do not need the spring spreader. Pull the rear end and spring as a unit. Just jack up the rear end undo the clam shell, flex line, brake cables, speedo cable, shocks, and the u bolts. The rear...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By bill h
Re: 47 Ford gas tank

But can you see the line from the fuel sender hole or is it just on the left side. I have an old tank that I can see the line through the hole but my good tank I can see no line. Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By bill h
47 Ford gas tank

how far does the gas line go into the gas tank. I have the sender out but i can,t see the gas line. The tank looks very clean but I wanted to check for rust on the gas line. Once the line goes in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By bill h
Re: 1947 coupe interior

Macs sells pre cut panels. I'm sure Lebaron Bonney might to.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,515
Posted By bill h
Re: 46-48 ford or merc coupe fender question

I also have a 42-46 Ford front fender with no chrome holes. In the Ford 1941 to 1948 Ford v8 club book they show 1942 ford deluxe with the chrome moulding Could they possibly be military as some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By bill h
Re: 41 frame spacers

They could be steel body mounts instead of rubber. Convertibles had 2 under the front and rear of the door to make the body more rigid. Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By bill h
Head Bolts

1947 Ford. On the passenger side head there is an alternator bracket installed with 3 head bolts. I want to remove the bracket to the center. I need to know the proper size of the head bolts because...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 354
Posted By bill h
47 ford body mounts

On a 47 Ford Convertible Body mount #2 and # 3 by the front door are steel mounting blocks instead of rubber mounts. Just looking to see if anybody has any. Thanks Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,093
Posted By bill h
Re: High Beams stick on.

Get someone to help remove the seat. You can lay down with a pillow and between naps you can rewire.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,618
Posted By bill h
Re: rear hub pullers

Thanks everyone. I ordered one from Vintage Precision. Should have it next week.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,618
Posted By bill h
rear hub pullers

Has anybody used macs rear brake hub puller. 47-20758-1 Drakes makes one about the same.Just checking to see if is any good. Thanks Bill
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