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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By fourfords
Re: Carburetor Adjustment for 33 Ford

I run a Detroit Lubricator in my stock '33. They work differently from later carburetors. I found a manual on line to help. try this link below. it might get you going.

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2020, 01:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,710
Posted By fourfords
Re: Bill McGrath,Early Ford Store

When someone I like and enjoy doing business with, -while sharing our special hobby passes away, it hurts.

The other sobering part is that it reminds me that we're all just visitors here.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,243
Posted By fourfords
Re: '37 Ford all locked up

Yes, the car pushes in neutral and seems to shift OK. Put it in gear...... Zippola, nothing. Wheels locked up. I'm gonna have a buddy of mine come over this week and help figure it out. If...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,243
Posted By fourfords
Re: '37 Ford all locked up

New battery, tests at 6.2 volts. Tried popping the clutch in all gears, with screeching tires as referenced above, even reverse (Going backwards) I had a similar issue with my Model A and was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2020, 01:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,243
Posted By fourfords
'37 Ford all locked up

Went to the Post Office. When I came back. the car wouldn't turn over. just a slight "Thunk" sound that seems to come from the starter with each push of the starter button. Headlights won't work...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By fourfords
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By fourfords
Re: Gas not getting to Carburetor

Thanks for the tip!! Don't want to screw this up!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By fourfords
Gas not getting to Carburetor

I couldn't drive my '37 for several months this year. During this time it seems the fuel line has become clogged. Question: Before I dismantle the fuel line, will blowing it out with a compressor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2020, 03:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,480
Posted By fourfords
Re: V-J Day August 15, 1945

My Uncle Lee was KIA off Samar, Philippines October 25, 1944 by Imperial Japanese Navy. The efforts of his Taffy 3 group saved thousands of American lives and repelled the far superior Japanese fleet...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,213
Posted By fourfords
Re: The history of Dagmars

What ever happened to "Fords out front?"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By fourfords
Re: Does anybody restore temperature gauges?

https://www.rsgaugeworks.com/ 602-978-1746 Randy Stebbens
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By fourfords
Re: Kearney heads at H&H flatheads?

I stand corrected. Bummer for our hobby.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By fourfords
Re: Kearney heads at H&H flatheads?

I have kearny heads on my '33. I bought them direct from the foundry in San Jose. 408-293-7414.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 02:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By fourfords
Re: More Mercury Scenery

I'm in the Los Angeles area. Some of the people here think that the rest of America is just like LA. It is not! Thank you for the photo!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,091
Posted By fourfords
Re: dumb questions

While some of us are dumbfounded at the ignorance of some of the general public regarding our precious hobby, some of the same general public is shaking their heads in disgust that we have no idea...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,091
Posted By fourfords
Re: dumb questions

A couple of years ago I came out from the store with small group of people with children at my Model A. One of the kids asked if this was a 'Disneyland Car' I told him this was the kind of car your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,004
Posted By fourfords
Re: supplier of 1933-34 Ford Windshield Rubber

My '33 rubber gasket was a one piece if I recall. No cement or glue of any kind. I was patient with working it into the frame, fit perfect. Still in perfect condition.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By fourfords
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By fourfords
Re: Price of cars down, price of parts up

If you extrapulate the cost of that radiator medallion to the costs of other parts on a vehicle in today's market, and if that cost is indicitive of all the other parts on a V8, that V8 Ford vehicle...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By fourfords
Price of cars down, price of parts up

Interesting how the price of V8's seem to be going down. Yet the price of V8 parts are in some cases out of sight??

Example: My first V8 purchase of a running, driveable, complete 1940 Deluxe...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 852
Posted By fourfords
Re: Where does a 32 dome light hook into harness

David, I had a 1930 Model A standard coupe. It had NO dome light. Is it possible that the standard versions of '32's had the same feature? (Or lack thereof)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By fourfords
Re: 40 Coupe won't wake up from winter sleep

If I don't drive my cars often and let them sit for a few weeks, It takes some priming to get the fuel all the way up from the back gas tank. Take off the air cleaner and put a little gas in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,105
Posted By fourfords
Re: To be or not to be a 1936 club cabriolet

Make it a Hot Rod. The more hot rods there are, the less original cars there are. thereby making our rarer, original cars much, much more valuable. so, go for it!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By fourfords
Re: Memorial day, 2020

America is worth the reluctant sacrifices. To think some family was driving around in our cars, living life during this pivotal time in world history.

Deep gratitude to all our our heroes in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,709
Posted By fourfords
Re: Gen charging Q

If adjusting the brushes in the generator does not alter the voltage at all, then move the 'Troubleshooting' mode.
1) Verify generator works: hook up battery directly to the generator. if the...
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