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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,618
Posted By jaxV8carz
Re: How to prime the flatty

After replacing carb and fuel pump, I place my hand on top of the carb and crank the engine. The vacuum generated simply pulls the gas up to the pump. I watch and see the bowl filling and know then...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By jaxV8carz
Re: Just bought a '52 Vicky....

Gotta hand it to Sam. He did a great job on your '52 Vic. Beautiful car and do hope you get many years of driving and showing pleasure.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,634
Posted By jaxV8carz
Re: flathead overheating/maybe

Are you sure you're getting an accurate temp reading? I was concerned about mine based on the "old" gauge, so I got an infrared gun type and took readings in different places under the hood and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By jaxV8carz
Re: Green Bible question

I have the "Green Bible" also. It covers as shop manual 1949, 1950, and 1951 Fords and is not a parts listing book. Mine is dated November 1950 and is an original, not reprint. It got used a lot by...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,337
Posted By jaxV8carz
Re: rebuilding strongberg 97

ThomasN, ...what Ken said. You can "take it to the bank."
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,250
Posted By jaxV8carz
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,978
Posted By jaxV8carz
Re: Totally Rouge '51 Custom??

I've seen one other Fordomatic with the red indicator light on the left end of the dash. Was told it was a reminder for the emergency brake, coulda been an aftermarket add-on. Beautiful car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,281
Posted By jaxV8carz
Re: Mac's shipping, poor performance.

I use their catalog for reference and order only when its a last resort. They seem to try to make doing business with them extremely difficult.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,224
Posted By jaxV8carz
Re: What car was that?

not a Ford is it?
Forum: Early V8 11-23-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,884
Posted By jaxV8carz
Re: 1951 Ford car heater assembly

51 2 speed motors are very scarce...
Forum: Early V8 08-03-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By jaxV8carz
Re: Lots of 1951 Tudor Custom Parts

How about original hub caps?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 90,897
Posted By jaxV8carz
Re: Fordbarn Average Age

I'm 69 and surviving CaP after 11 years...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By jaxV8carz
Re: Need gauge help...

Lots of great info, guys!! Thanx so much. I disconnect the wire to sender and gauge still maxes out. I can play around with the jumper bar connection and it will max out and then it won't. As much as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By jaxV8carz
Need gauge help...

This is on Shoebox also...
I recently replaced the instument cluster on my '51 Ford. I reused my gauges and reset the odometer to match the existing reading. I took photos of the back side to be...
Forum: Early V8 03-05-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 732
Posted By jaxV8carz
Forum: Early V8 03-05-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 732
Posted By jaxV8carz
Spare tire hold down parts...

Need for a '51 Ford. It used a 3-4" dia disc with bolt thru to hold spare tire in place. Any possibilities out there?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,540
Posted By jaxV8carz
Re: Correct 1951 Ford carpet material

51 Crestliners and Victorias had carpet in front and rear per the 49-50-51 Restorer's guide.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,773
Posted By jaxV8carz
Re: Hard starting 53 flatty when hot

j macy...listen to what Ken Ct says. He solved my problems with the advice given here. Good luck.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,186
Posted By jaxV8carz
Re: 32 orignal model b pick ups

Wichita, KS as of about 9/09.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,186
Posted By jaxV8carz
Re: 32 orignal model b pick ups

I'm trying to share a foto of my previous '32 Model B truck that now resides in mid-continent. Hope the pic works.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,186
Posted By jaxV8carz
Re: 32 orignal model b pick ups

Too many have been "rodded." I sold one last year to a gent in mid continent.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,026
Posted By jaxV8carz
Re: 1950 Ford Club Coupe

Redneck, I'd sure love to see a photo of your Crestliner as that is my same interest. Jack
Forum: Early V8 11-28-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 951
Posted By jaxV8carz
Re: 8BA Heads

zip is 27616. I plan to replace the 8CM heads on the engine in my 51 Ford. I've been told I have a Merc engine. I want it to look correct Ford. Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 11-27-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 951
Posted By jaxV8carz
8BA Heads

I'm looking for a pair of functional 8BA heads.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,442
Posted By jaxV8carz
Re: 8RT vs 8BA

Speaking of heads....any 8BA heads lying around anywhere? I could use a pair.
I'll post this on the SWAP PAGE.
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