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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,231
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Airtex E8902

I have a carter 6 volt pump and it looks like Andy's picture. Mine is marked, Carter 7E15A- 430 made in USA, clearly marked on the metal case. I didn't know it at the time, but it will not flow fuel...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,933
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: black high gloss single stage paint.

Thank's Willit Stop. I hadn't thought of the dealership idea. By the way, Will it stop?, is what I think every time I take my 36 out with stock mechanical brakes.
Thanks again.
Frank
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,933
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: black high gloss single stage paint.

I got it Russ. Thank you I appreciate it!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,933
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: black high gloss single stage paint.

Thank you Russ/40 for your reply, regarding the TCP Global single stage black paint. Yes, I am very much interested in the special TCP global formula. My e-mail address is kirkstad3@verizon.net if...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,933
Posted By frank d kirkstad
black high gloss single stage paint.

Hello. My ford coupe is almost paint ready and I'm still looking for a nice high gloss single stage black. I know there are many shades of black, some much darker than others. Any suggestions, PPG,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Mitchell overdrive in 36 ford coupe

Have the Mitchell overdrive units been changed or modified or will I still have to modify my rear floor by cutting an opening to make room? I have a 36 standard coupe.
Thank You. Frank
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,505
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Black single stage paint.

Thank you Bored & Stroked for your questions and comments. I have no experience with these new paints. I have painted my Model A using bonnie Gray nitrocellular lacquer color on body with acrylic...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,505
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Black single stage paint.

Thank you for all the information and pictures regarding paints and what to look for, I really appreciate it. If I can get my car to look half as good as the pictures you folks have sent, I'll be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,505
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Black single stage paint.

Hello, Happy New Year, I hope everyone is staying healthy. I want to repaint my 36 coupe which is black. I want to stay with black because this will be a body on and I will be able to leave the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: joy to the world

Merry Christmas
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,077
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Honoring our veterans

EN2
Navy
River patrol boats (PBR's) Vietnam 67-68 TET offensive.
Charles S Sperry DD697 69-70
Thank's to all you folks and a special prayer for those who never made it home.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,489
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Mitchell Overdrive

Thank You Kevin I'll keep that in mind.
A columbia my first choice, is hard to find and then it has to what they call "bullet proofed"
If my floors weren't original and replaced at one time,then I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,489
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Mitchell Overdrive

Thank's guys for all the response and suggestions. Changing ratio is an option, but setting up a new ring and pinion requires a lot of work, with adding and removing shims to get the mesh just right...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,489
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Mitchell Overdrive

Thank's Kurt.
I'm using a 4 blade stock fan. At about 45, I'm only at less than half throttle with plenty to spare. I'll try and hook up a tach. to see what my rpms really are.
Thank's
Frank
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,489
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Mitchell Overdrive

Thank You Bruce.I will be in touch.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,489
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Mitchell Overdrive

Hi folks.
I have a 36 coupe with stock running gear and a 4:11 rear.I'm not comfortable driving more than 40 mph, because of the excessive rpm.I have no plans on running any major highways, but it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,908
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Air filter

I am a little confused about the oil bath verse the paper type filters.Years ago mechanics would tell me that when cars started to use the paper type elements,much less damaging particles were...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,252
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Model A fuse.

Amen to that Mulletwagon!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,252
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Model A fuse.

Thank's very much guys for all the helpful replies!I just wanted to make sure his system was wired correctly.I will relay all your replies to him and make sure to tell him to carry extra fuses....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,252
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Model A fuse.

I drive a 36 ford now,but I have had a number of Model A's in my past.I was at a car show recently and a gentleman with a newly acquired 30 A, could not get it to start.He thought his battery was bad...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,396
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Alternator to generator conversion

I installed a one wire pos. ground alternator a number of years ago,the advantage was the alt. has an internal regulator and I didn't have to keep adjusting the third brush to match driving...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,742
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Who rebuilding shocks now

Andy did mine last year. Not cheap,but I am very satisfied.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,203
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Coil question

Years ago I used the coil off my Dads 55 ford to get my 30 model A started.I had to give it right back,the 55 was our family car at the time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,203
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Coil question

Years ago I used the coil of my dads 55 ford to get my 30 model A started.I had to give it right back the 55 was our family car at the time.
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 06-03-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 819
Posted By frank d kirkstad
voltage regulator

Hello,first time using the forum!A number of years ago I replaced the three brush generator on my mostly original 36 coupe with a one wire 6V pos.ground alternator,because I was tired of adding water...
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