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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,671
Posted By Joeyv
Re: Early Ford V-8 Club of America

The magazine is still coming out. Give cornerstone registration ( (763) 420-7829 ) a call to see if they still have your membership Listed as one that should receive the magazine. I’m pretty sure...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,827
Posted By Joeyv
Re: Model A Wheel Colors company

Here is a picture of the powder coat that I received from powder by the pound as compared to the paint chip in the model a Ford paint and finish guide. The company refers to this color as X-1399...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,827
Posted By Joeyv
Re: Model A Wheel Colors company

I purchased 6 pounds of Tacoma Cream from ‘Powder Buy the Pound” for 6 wheels. I had about a pound left over (I didn’t weigh the leftover). They turned around the order in about a week. A good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,827
Posted By Joeyv
Re: Model A Wheel Colors company

I had very Good recent success getting Tacoma Cream from the company named “Powder by the Pound”. They may be a good alternative.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By Joeyv
Re: Tacoma Cream Powder Coating - getting close!

Just to follow up on my original posting: The powder I received from ‘Powder Buy The Pound’ matched my other Model A wheels’ Tacoma Cream color. I was happy with the turn around time and color. I’d...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By Joeyv
Re: Tacoma Cream Powder Coating - getting close!

Jw hash: I suspected that might have been a reason for them being MIA. It’s a common occurrence these days. Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 963
Posted By Joeyv
Re: Brake fluid gone..

19fordy is correct. I had the same situation as you. I was losing brake fluid, no brake pedal, with no obvious leak. It took a while to find the leak. It was not obvious at first, but eventually I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By Joeyv
Tacoma Cream Powder Coating - getting close!

Iím putting on A set of 19 inch wheels on my 31 roadster and had been looking for someone to powder coat them in Tacoma cream. There are businesses to powder coat, but I couldnít find anyone in San...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By Joeyv
49 Mercury Trunk lid problems

The trunk on my 49 Mercury rarely stays up. My initial thought is that the springs Are weak and need to be replaced. Does anyone have a recommendation on how best to remove and install new springs?...
Forum: Early V8 03-06-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 426
Posted By Joeyv
1936 Ford Model 68 Convertible Sedan for Sale

A fellow member of the Early Ford V8 Club passed away in December of last year. His son is selling his dadís car, a 1936 Ford Model 68 Convertible Sedan. I am posting this for him.
I am told it is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By Joeyv
Re: 49 Mercury hood binding problems

Thanks for the tip, 51.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By Joeyv
Re: 49 Mercury hood binding problems

Thanks for the Tips, guys. I didn’t use the hammer technique because my problem was in the back corner of the hood. It took about Four hours of adjusting (no kidding) the brackets, but I was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By Joeyv
Re: 49 Mercury hood binding problems

The gap is very tight on one side and wider on the other. On the tight side, it is particularly tight, actually rubbing, on the corner closest to the cowl on the right hand side. I’ll be back to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By Joeyv
Re: 49 Mercury hood binding problems

Thanks again. I followed the suggestions you gave me and I was able to resolve the binding of the hood on the cowl. Now I need to work with the hood some more to correct the margins on the sides of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By Joeyv
Re: 49 Mercury hood binding problems

Guys - thanks for the tips. I won’t be back to my car until next week to take another crack at the hood. I appreciate the information and I will report back on my progress. Have a great day!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By Joeyv
Re: 49 Mercury hood binding problems

Thanks. I’ll recheck to see if the top of the hood is level with the cowl, but I’m confident that it is. I’ve loosened the 3 bolts that adjust the hood, moves it forward, back, etc, but haven’t...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By Joeyv
49 Mercury hood binding problems

Does anyone have any tips on how to adjust the hood of a 49 mercury? The problem is the hood binds at the cowl right in the center of the hood. The hood actually pops when itís opened. It seems...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,327
Posted By Joeyv
Re: 31 Roadster - Seatbelt installation

Thank you all for you suggestions and feedback. I installed lap belts yesterday, in preparation for International Model A day tomorrow. I wanted to get something in before I take the car out for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,327
Posted By Joeyv
Re: 31 Roadster - Seatbelt installation

Thanks for the feedback. My initial plan is to bolt a piece of 2x2 1/4" angle iron to the frame under the floor and bolt the seat belts through the floor and the angle iron. I'm not sure where to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,327
Posted By Joeyv
31 Roadster - Seatbelt installation

I'm getting ready to install seatbelts in my 1931 roadster. I know there has been lots of posts on ford barn regarding seatbelts, including the pros and cons and installation in various models. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,725
Posted By Joeyv
Re: 41 Mercury - Tail lights not working!

Rotorwrench, I agree with you. It is hard to tell the colors of the wires on the circuit breaker when I look at them under the dash, but I do know that the functioning headlights are the sole wire...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,725
Posted By Joeyv
Re: 41 Mercury - Tail lights not working!

I have not solved the problem yet, but I did find that the wiring harness segment going to the back of the car was sitting very close to the exhaust, while it is intact, it is cooked "crispy". I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,169
Posted By Joeyv
Re: Where to find good exhaust pipes

I got a set of Red's headers for my 49 Mercury and they bolted right in. Only issue was that I had to wait weeks for Red's to manufacture them. I took the car over to a local muffler shop that knows...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,725
Posted By Joeyv
Re: 41 Mercury - Tail lights not working!

Guys, thanks for the advice. I'll be getting out to my car again tomorrow and I will check on the items that you suggested. My concern is there does not seem to be any power at the light switch on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,725
Posted By Joeyv
41 Mercury - Tail lights not working!

I'm hoping someone has the know-how that can help me with a problem I am having with my 41 Mercury's non-functioning tail lights. The car is stock, with a 6 volt system, with the exception of after...
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