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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By donald1950
Re: Won't go into overdrive when hot.

also a suggestion is to tap the 12v off the battery post with a 30 amp fuse inline to the relay. i had a bad ignition switch on one car that was probably corroded internal contacts and would not let...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By donald1950
Re: Won't go into overdrive when hot.

make sure the wire from the relay to the solenoid is 12 ga wire. smaller gauge wire may overheat and increase resistance in that wire causing the symphonic you are having.... dont ask how many hours...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,972
Posted By donald1950
Re: Should I be concerned?

you can go to an auto parts store and find some preformed 1 1/2 inch hoses that have enough length and a good 90 degree bend that will bring things into better alignment...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By donald1950
Re: running erratic

if it stumbles, make sure the accelerator pump is working. carb might need to be rebuilt...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,294
Posted By donald1950
Re: Where does your 53 Ford run?

you found it.. get the radiator roded out and 180 stats.......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,350
Posted By donald1950
Re: 7/16-14 thread chaser

here is an ARP unit on Amazon

https://www.amazon.com/ARP-911-0004-14-Thread-Cleaning/dp/B000A8OJGS/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_pdt_img_top?ie=UTF8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,294
Posted By donald1950
Re: Where does your 53 Ford run?

i have had 3 50s & 2 53s in the last 20 years and that driving temp seems normal. you should also find out what temperature thermostats are in there, if any. the higher pressure cap only raises the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,367
Posted By donald1950
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

great job with the car, and that is how a family should be raised, sharing life's experiences together! great job with your family, Dad ! ! !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By donald1950
Re: Them Ford engineers knew their stuff!

on one of my 50s i shortened the stock filler tube by about 40% and then used the stock cap and never has any oil spray. on my model A i had spray constantly even with the baffles in the filler tube...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By donald1950
Re: Fresh air bellows?!?1952 customline

it is more like this................

https://cgfordparts.com/ufolder/fordpart.php?number=BA-7001878-C

1952-54 Cars have the hood hinges attached to the duct. The seals are round on one side and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By donald1950
Re: Fresh air bellows?!?1952 customline

i believe it is more like this......................
https://cgfordparts.com/ufolder/cgcat.php?searchtype=Search&x=x&year_choice=52&searchtextdesc=fresh+air+bellows&searchnumber=

1952-54 Cars...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By donald1950
Re: '40 S-W odometer disassembly

i was never brave enough to take a spedo apart. there is a Stewart Warner shop here in town and i let them do their magic........
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,356
Posted By donald1950
Re: Best place to advertise car 4 sale

so sorry for your loss.......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,390
Posted By donald1950
Re: Walt Dupont

my prayers are with him....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By donald1950
Re: 32 intake to Stromberg carburetor adapter?

Secrets on speed has an adapter that moves the orientation 90 degrees

https://www.secretsofspeed.com/carburetor-adapters.htm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,850
Posted By donald1950
Re: Rear exit manifolds for flathead 39 Ford

here are one i found on Ebay.....

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1932-1936-Flathead-V8-Ford-Left-Hand-Exhaust-Manifold-/402056410662
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By donald1950
Re: Speedo trouble

there is a speedometer shop here in san antonio tx http://www.texasindustrialelectric.com/speedo.asp i have used them in years past to make custom speedo cables that fit the early ford...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By donald1950
Re: 28-48 U-Joint washer replacement

i do not know if this helps but mcmaster carr has them and stacking a few of them, as suggested by them, might give them the correct thickness...
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,706
Posted By donald1950
Re: What Gasoline that has NO ethanol in it?

we have it here in Texas, but it is about 75 cents more per gallon than ethanol gas....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,821
Posted By donald1950
Re: Fenton's or Red's or ??

i have used both Fenton & Reds. once at the same time on on my 1941 pick up and a 1950 car. the tube headers were on the 41 and i noticed that there was noticeably more cabin heat when i drove....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 995
Posted By donald1950
Re: Trickle charger

i have used the green Battery Tender with my Optima batterys in my cars and RVs. worked well on lead acid batterys also.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,840
Posted By donald1950
Re: Final Note, re: Shadetree

Rest in Peace Shadetree.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,169
Posted By donald1950
Re: Crazy idea of the day

here is youtube videos about leaf blowers & electris turbochargers. the 3rd one is the best one.......

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbGWgvJN1_8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXar6Sfy4MA
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 53,887
Posted By donald1950
Re: New Poll, What Year Fords Do We Own?

1930 Model A coupe, 1974 Pinto, 2009 Ford F-150
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,609
Posted By donald1950
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