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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: 36 door handle

curved chrome or stainless whichever is best or at least reliable.. thanks The ones that broke were made by vintique I beleive
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Ford coupe
36 door handle

Where can I buy outer door handles for my 36 made by other than VINTIQUE ..They are a very weak handle..I am speaking of the deluxe handle as both mine broke..Thanks in advance..
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-09-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By Ford coupe
79 Granada oil pump

How many gaskets on a 79 Granada 6 cyl engine oil pump .. pump to block and pump to pick up or?? 4,1 engine in it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: 36 door handle

These have 3/8 to1/2 inch clearance but one did not stop at that and went all the way to the door skin..i would prefer original but find them...Maybe I better heave this one
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By Ford coupe
Talking 36 door handle

New door handle on my restored 36 went in and nicked the paint on front door..There seems to be a stop on these handles that will not allow them to be pushed in against the door..So do I need to get...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: 36 coupe door handle..

They were or are repro as I got them with the package when I bought it years ago..Very nice chrome but not vey strong on the inside part..By the way abot 3 or 4 pieces fell out when I pulled out th...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: Adding an electric fuel pump

I put a electric from Macs on my 55 crown and used it for starting after sitting for a while..After a bit I found if I drove over 40 orso it would start slowing down as if lacking for fuel.I took the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: 36 coupe door handle..

Got it out as per instructions and find the inner part of the handle had broken off so in need of a new handle ..Thanks much barners..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By Ford coupe
Angry 36 coupe door handle..

Can I just take out the two exterior screws and remove the door handle?? Will it go back in without removing the inside panel? For some reason it has allowed the handle to go in and touch the paint...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-23-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,792
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: Bypass electric pump

Well after all this I finally got around to bypassing the electric pump and no shortage of fuel problems..Going to leave it that way and maybe not install the electric again..If I do I will use a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: Upholstery/interior question

Maybe Macs auto in NY..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,150
Posted By Ford coupe
Red face Re: Painting Over Evaporust?

I have done my 36 and 55 manifolds by sandblast and then a couple coats of eastwood cast iron grey and install and run car for about 10 minutes and it is at least 5 yrs and lookin good..My dimes worth
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: Fordomatic carburetor

Geez and I always thought the dash pot was to keep it from stalling when letting off quickly on the pedal..Live and learn..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By Ford coupe
Unhappy 34 ford in Sweden

Did anyone run across the ad for a 34 cabriolet in Sweden for sale??Found it on google and think it was a con job...Just wondering
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-10-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,792
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: Bypass electric pump

That is what I expected of mine..Prime to start and forget but after I drive a couple miles it starves for fuel so hold the electric on for aq bit and OK for a bit..OK if I don't drive over 30 mph..
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-09-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,792
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: Bypass electric pump

The electric comes from Macs and I believe it is a carter..That said NO there is no other fittings in the line but the electric pump..I have a Skips check valve that I tried but it seemed to be...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-09-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,792
Posted By Ford coupe
Question Bypass electric pump

OK barners I installed an inline electec fuel pump on my 55 with 272 engine and now if I drive it 55 or 60 it will starve for fuel after a few minutes..Hold the pump in the on and ok for a bit..So I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,598
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: Oil again

So after all this I thank you guys and will just keep on using Rotella T and add some Zink to it .My father always told me never to go changing the brands of oil in an engine so as I don't drive...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,598
Posted By Ford coupe
Question Oil again

Since Rotella has taken the zinc out of its oil what can I do with my 36 and 55 in which I used the Rotella..Cant come up with oil containing zink here in Canada so maybe I will have to add ZDDP but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,168
Posted By Ford coupe
Red face Re: What gas do i use

I n my stock 36 I use the 87 grade gas with ethanol and the only trouble is in the carb Cleaned it once and it was terrible dirty with crud in it like uncured silicone..Also after sitting for the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-17-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: Wire disc on 55

OK the turquise bird has the same faceplate as mine i am sure as the disc fits over the top of the faceplate as mine would..Now the do i or dont i They sure are pretty..THANKS Harry
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-17-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: Wire disc on 55

PS could not bring the black or blue in for a better piture..Enlarge that is..
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-17-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: Wire disc on 55

OK i have been on here before and my car is a 55 crown vic..The faceplate on my continental kit looks much like the one on the green bird but the original wheel cover does not sit down inside the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-17-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By Ford coupe
Question Wire disc on 55

Can someone tell me what problems I will have installing a set of wire wheel discs on my 55..I have a bit of an idea as to how the clips work but wonder about the faceplate on the continental? Do I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,673
Posted By Ford coupe
Re: What oil to use?

I did not install 15/40 Rotella because of the viscosity but because of the quotes on this site which were all good or mostly good..Now if I could have got 10/30 in Rotella I would have preferred...
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