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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,190
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Marvel Classic Motor Oil

You can buy it at Farm and Fleet pretty reasonably:)

https://www.farmandfleet.com/products/g--225-marvel-oil-company-mystery-oil.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Fan Belt Tension Adjuster....

Good idea. It is tricky to tighten the fan belt on these motors, at least I always thought so.

We have a '36 PU too, anxious to see yours when done please post pics:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,190
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Marvel Classic Motor Oil

Never knew that:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,190
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Marvel Classic Motor Oil

I buy it by the gallon and fill an MMO quart bottle as I use it, from the quart bottle:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,190
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Marvel Classic Motor Oil

I'm a firm believer in MMO in the gas tank, use it in all of our old Fords. I never used it until I stuck a valve in the Flathead, and MMO brought it back plus the engine ran a lot smoother. Today's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,233
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 1936 Ford V8 Service/Restoration Thread

Ketronj that is one NEAT '36 Ford! I like it!!

Congratulations, you did well. You'll have a lot of fun with the car and meet some pretty nice folks along the way:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 37 ford p/u

Absolutely I just went thru this. I put some black electrical tape around it to hold it all together while you put it back on, otherwise it is a fit.

I was trying to be careful taking it apart...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,641
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: First 100 Miles!!! Or a touch more. My '39 Pickup

That's a good question I often wondered that too. We had a '37 PU, nice little truck. At a real quick glance they remind you of a '35-'36 truck.

I believe I read once that the '37 was a transition...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: ANOTHER Fake '40 Coupe....Mart Was Spot-on!

The Italians used to have a means of doing just that, so they said:p
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,043
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: The Battery Game

I get great service out of the $40 6V batteries from either Farm and Fleet or Farm King for the Model A and '36 Ford.

Running Tom Wesenberg's EVR in the original generator, I have been averaging...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 35 Panel delivery, is this a stock weld?

THAT is neat it will make a sweet car restored. Looks very solid. I love the early V-8 panel trucks and Delivery Cars. Sorry I don't really know the answer to your question.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,050
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Scrap Drives May Have Trashed Cars, But Were the Drives Necessary?

it's a true story, I retired from Deere and the older guys used to talk about that:)

Deere recruited from within the ranks and formed the John Deere Battalion during WWII. They were machinists...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 865
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Andy Hardy Movies

Actually I don't know what I "gather" about your thoughts on the "entertainment" industry -- I was just lookin' for some information/thoughts.
Thanks[/QUOTE]

I fully agree... they are for the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 919
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 36 Can't Stop The Oil Pan Drain Plug Drip

I think after taking off that pan, if it was me, I'd get it brazed.

I'm not a big fan of JB Weld never had very good luck with that stuff.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: '36 Pickup electrical issue

Well, it fired right up. Started and stopped engine several times. Ran real smooth ran great. First time it has even started since May

What to do? I took it for a short trip here in town, got...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: '36 Pickup electrical issue

Thank you to all that submitted tips!

Turned out the new coil was junk, because I got a NAPA IC7 at the suggestion of Charlie here on the FB, put it on and after the second crank of the motor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: '36 Pickup electrical issue

Thanks will do that Friday I'll let you know.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,006
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Bert's number not working?

Amen I fully agree. Bert's is fantastic.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,744
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Early Ford V-8 Club of America

When I belonged years ago, sometimes my copies were spotty showing up. I think the mail man was keeping them. I rec'd most issues.

Not as bad as Old Cars Weekly. I liked that weekly paper but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: '36 Pickup electrical issue

Pete I had that plate with the tab fall out in my hands with the other small parts. This is on a 1936 Pickup. It looks old has to be original.
I assume that raised tab part that juts out goes away...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: '36 Pickup electrical issue

meric42 just tried what you said and didn't get any spark. I had a weak trickle spark off of the distributor lead, and nothing at the HT coil wire lead.

I must have a broken wire somewhere I'll...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: '36 Pickup electrical issue

MGG good advice! I just came in from the garage, was CAREFULLY taking it apart so i would know how it all went back together, and of course it all fell into my hands in pieces. As a matter of fact I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: '36 Pickup electrical issue

Got it thanks much
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: '36 Pickup electrical issue

Thanks Pete.
One dumb question from a Model A guy,,,, how do you take that apart? Is there like one screw on the back of the Ig. Switch housing? Do you have to take the steering column out of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: '36 Pickup electrical issue

Thank you meric42 I will get on it tomorrow morning and give that a try.

I'll report back what I found.

I also see in Joe's Antique Auto Pats catalog on p. 51, the 'innards' of the ignition...
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