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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,934
Posted By leon bee
Re: Pop-up Adds at Bottom of Screen

I hate this. At least it could be something that didn't flash and change constantly.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,840
Posted By leon bee
Re: aviation gas

If I ever knew just what JP4 was, I guess I've forgotten. Besides running it in the helicopters, we used it to heat c-rations and in our homemade bunker stove. Always did think it burned pretty good.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By leon bee
Re: starter button

Make sure it's grounded real clean to the dashboard metal. Some of the hard to push problem could be to make that ground.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 723
Posted By leon bee
Re: Starter selaniod

Maybe this one?

https://www.amazon.com/SOLENOID-BUTTON-UNIVERSAL-TERMINAL-RATED/dp/B013TCJ4B6
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By leon bee
Re: Heater Control ID - Years

Looks just like my 50 coupe.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 751
Posted By leon bee
Re: To those who've been there, original harness, am I fighting a loosing battle?

I like to buy the stuff from Brillman and make those big fat 00 cables, too.

And plug wires: Packard 440 and nice terminals.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 751
Posted By leon bee
Re: To those who've been there, original harness, am I fighting a loosing battle?

Not everybody buys a new harness. The old junkers I end up with, I pull all the old wire then go back one wire at a time. One thing at a time till she's ready to hit the road. I do maybe waste a lot...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 831
Posted By leon bee
Re: King Pins Anyone in MN that can do them

I think they were less expensive in 68.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 831
Posted By leon bee
Re: King Pins Anyone in MN that can do them

13/16ths maybe. I wanted to buy a reamer, but couldn't find one that would guide off of the other side of the spindle for a price I wanted to pay. Did the probably smart thing and took it to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 668
Posted By leon bee
Re: Positive Ground wiring situation

The way you first phrased that question makes it sound like you have it correct? You hooked his positive cable to the pos of battery, etc. Or what?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By leon bee
Re: 46 Pickup Kingpin Shims Where?

Thanks a lot, everyone. It's sure fun having all these new, shiny little parts to mess with. Spring eye bushings, shackle bolts, shackles, kingpins, etc.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By leon bee
Re: 46 Pickup Kingpin Shims Where?

That sounds good to me. This front end has been through once already. I figured out today I think the torn shims I took out had been up top between the spindle and axle. Thanks J.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By leon bee
Re: Low comp on one. Yl

I had a just barely bent new valve one time, that'll sure do it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By leon bee
46 Pickup Kingpin Shims Where?

I searched around some, never found the definitive answer. Where along that pin is best or proper? Looks like they'd be least vulnerable clear down at the bottom under the rotating bearing. Or I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By leon bee
Re: Drag link 1945 1/2 ton pickup

My 46 has a home-made one, two chunks of rod welded together with a tie rod end on both ends. This problem must be why.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,200
Posted By leon bee
Re: Types of 6 volt sealed beam headlights

Man, I never go out after dark anymore, guess I don't have to worry about this one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By leon bee
Re: 46 Half Ton Caster Wedges?

Thanks, guys. I know it isn't a common sort of question. I better round up another one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By leon bee
Re: Close call today fuel everywhere.

That's a mighty good reminder to check the extinguishers in all my old heaps.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,011
Posted By leon bee
Re: Introduction, Hello my '51 Club Coupe

I also think that's a really nice car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By leon bee
46 Half Ton Caster Wedges?

I've pulled the completely worn out frontend from beneath my jailbar project. Man, everything is worn- somebody didn't care much about grease. After I removed the leaf spring U-bolts to get the axle...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By leon bee
Re: Test Picture

I think the trick is your camera has to be at least 15 years old, computer 10 years old, and yer phone is just in your pocket for calls.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By leon bee
Re: Don't Blow Your Battery Tender

That's good to know.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By leon bee
Re: Early Ford V-8 Bell Housings

This thread here has a link to that famous PDF. Post #9:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=233703
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By leon bee
Re: S-10 transmission on a flathead

Just google "ford flathead T5."

Edit: Google "Ford flathead T5 conversion". About a million hits.
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