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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By big job
Re: what a job, shuddering fixed and back to work.

you got that right; I'm glad to have a lathe with an 8 foor bed;;;...;;
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By big job
Re: Heated Seats In The Model "A"

For the people of todays world, its called a back pocket warmer flask full of Jack in the thing LOL but the manifold heater rules and a Trico vacuum fan for defroster. gotta love it.........
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By big job
Re: Stuck engine

good question: maybe 50/50. any chance the owner would pop the heads to take a look.
about 4yrs ago we went to pick up some goodies out of state. There looking around came upon a engine upside...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By big job
Re: 1936 Ford rearend gear ratio and speed

Throwback I am rambling again LOL. Most all vehicles were 4:11 4:56 whatever. So I
time travel and lucky I saw and drove yes a 36 ford here most roads were gravel even
into high school early 60s...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 405
Posted By big job
Re: '41 won't crank when hot

Correct; this was called back then "ya starters ah draggin" the rear bushing
with a die grinder just whittle it thin just short of the casting, and pop it right out with a pic. These days one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 616
Posted By big job
Re: 1947 Ford Super Deluxe Generator getting hot

sometimes a sulfate'd battery will give false readings but sometimes it will be internal
grounded causing the generator to max out and heat up>thats a maybe. Mine got hot
and it was bad bearing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,974
Posted By big job
Re: 47 brake problems

I wonder if your master cylinder will also apply to a truck with a booster, if so the master
cylinder will not have a residual check valve, the valve is in the booster. That is shown
in my 48 to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By big job
Re: Here is a good one ? door swimming pool..

Problem solved: I got my son to look in there and sure enough there were 74 yr old rubber plugs that he had to remove with a punch and hammer. They were hard as a
rock. And why, I have no clue,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By big job
Re: Here is a good one ? door swimming pool..

Step drills rule thats my plan.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By big job
Re: Here is a good one ? door swimming pool..

its a fordor no signs of any patch (we do body work also). Original weather
striping still good shape maybe the door was replaced back in its hay day?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By big job
Here is a good one ? door swimming pool..

Finally it rained since it snowed. I get the sloshing sound drivers door. took
door panel off and have four inches of water. The door is as new as built, I
mean black nooooo rust. I sucked...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By big job
Re: 41 ford sedan vent window glass help

I think its called 'glass bedding' most have it on line. I have used in the past friction tape
some times two layers. Oddly I just had my drivers glass and vent done glass co. looks
like it was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 806
Posted By big job
Re: 1941 convertible backfire to carb, with video

Maybe I'm getting deaf; sounds like noise coming from the air cleaner. popping from
air cleaner means intake valve. you need a vacuum gauge. My bet, carbon on valve &
seats, gummed lazy valve...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By big job
Re: What year did Ford go from a keyed steering shaft to spline shaft for steering wh

What we did. We wanted the original wheel, column, spark and throttle levers . So yes the F1-F100 is spline'd and the original is keyed. After the F1 box was in the column
slid down where it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By big job
Re: Dying your door panels etc ?

I bought 'Rit' dye for fabric, mixed with water with a spray bottle slightly rubbed it in with a damp cloth '''' perfect. it was a medium/dark brown powder mixed with water.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 761
Posted By big job
Re: Tradel Bishop AV8 question on a 30 -31 body

Other than that we do have 289's 302's with the distributor is on front: end
of that problem. Then for a A maybe a 255 Mercury little overkill. My son
put a 1935 V8 in a 1930 4dr and that car...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,190
Posted By big job
Re: Where Do You Find Your Ford Parts

We buy from Joe's Tam's Chucks Trucks And the king of NOS parts in the box Ray Helger
Ray never was big on advertising but he's doing well, and he has stock. someone will
have his phone no. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By big job
Re: '48 Ford Tudor speaker grill removal

I removed the grill screws just sitting on the seat and using a stubby screw driver all by feel
The car never had a radio so that was out of the way. With out the grill everything now
is wide open...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 761
Posted By big job
Re: Tradel Bishop AV8 question on a 30 -31 body

With all that work Chuck a 265? I stuff a 337 in the thing
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 775
Posted By big job
Re: 36 Hot Air Heater Exchanger Leaking Exhaust

Think radiator; plug all inlets outlets they have rubber cups you can get anywhere then
valve stems with nuts used on tubeless tires. inject about 5lbs air dunk in water bucket
oh the bubbles...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By big job
Re: 12v conversion

Another of my wondering's why. I have been accused of going to 12vts by my friends,
nope 6vts pos grd. just bump the button its running. so we need these radios and
other foolish stuff. I put a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,053
Posted By big job
Re: '37 Ford all locked up

Absolutely not: Dead battery or no battery it must turn over with a push.
Does it move by pushing in neutral: yes or no? If yes problem is before the
drive train. If not the clutch is not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,057
Posted By big job
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 05:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,156
Posted By big job
Re: 1941 instrument panel

Wow that pops. whats the voltage of the led string? 9vt battey? sam
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,053
Posted By big job
Re: '37 Ford all locked up

I had the exact same thing just for a quart of milk. Shut down engine at store as normal.
come out just the starter clunk. So we towed it back to our shop (I did pop the clutch &
smoked the tire) ...
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