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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By Fordestes
Re: 47 Ford Pickup Windshield Replacement

I always use a windshield sealant, the stuff I use is from 3- m, I didn't use it once and regretted it, the water seeped around the bottom onto the dash and started to rust a bit before I realized...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,246
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Oversize OD main bearings for 37 21 stud block

I am going through my stash of bearings and it would be nice to know the aftermarket bearing numbers , some of these don't have the ford numbers penciled on the boxes.so it would be helpful Clawson...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By Fordestes
Re: 46 pickup rear tube shock conversion bracket advice

I too am planning the same install, I have the brackets pictured from a 51 pickup, but if they don't fit I am thinking the brackets will be a good pattern to make some similar to work with the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 988
Posted By Fordestes
Re: 255 merc engine

Is there any appreciable difference in power from boring .060-.080 versus.125 or more ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Electrical Fire Hazard.

You certainly got lucky ,glad it didn't short out while you and your family were sleeping, I turn the power off to all machine circuits while they are not in use, (an old habit ) I have the lights...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 968
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Sacrificial Anode

I have used the "Rad Cap" brand in my Jack Roush Mustangs and have seen them dissolve over a period of two years along with keeping my coolant change every other year, I always wonder if the water...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Cooling system Fan on my 47 Deluxe

Do you have an electric variable speed fan that was offered in the 40's? if so it is supposed to work with a temp sensor that varies current with the temperature of the system, I have two new old...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Drag link 1945 1/2 ton pickup

I just looked up the number 21A 3306 and it shows to be a passenger car, the comm. part number is 21C3306, mabe someone will clarify this for us, the length of my link is 30 1/2 inches center of ball...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Drag link 1945 1/2 ton pickup

I bought one for my 46 half ton ,21A3306 ,I think it was from midwest ford, mine is a cross steer, the 40 looks almost the same but is a little shorter and will allow the gear to not be centered and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,611
Posted By Fordestes
Re: I found a crack in an odd place while pressure testing

It looks like the engine is on the stand , so tilting it horizontal as I stated above would be the best.as the compound is vacuumed in you should see a pattern of the crack slowly sinking into the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,611
Posted By Fordestes
Re: I found a crack in an odd place while pressure testing

Check with your local welding shop , we found a cold weld compound at a welding supply, we had a Dozer with a cracked radiator tube, I used the same process to repair the damaged tube and within 24...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,611
Posted By Fordestes
Re: I found a crack in an odd place while pressure testing

Most of the recommended repairs stated above are certainly very good . I performed this type of crack repair many times which has proven to work and never has failed after many years when the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Fordestes
Re: 1953 Ford big truck radiator.

That number is from the ford truck parts/service manual. I would think N.A.P.A could cross reference the number or have their own listing for a 4 pound cap, I will check my inventory to see if I have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Ford transmission?

Looks like a 4 speed trans from behind a "G" model 6 cylinder ford.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Fordestes
Re: 1953 Ford big truck radiator.

Try a 1T 8100A, 4 pound cap. that is the only number my ford catalog shows ,also the group illustration shows a sleeve that sits underneath the cap for a 239 engine , the 279 and 217 group...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,014
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

Mabe the engine started out as a 337 c.i. ? I ran some 337s back in the early 70s they are heavy but can be strong runners for sure.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By Fordestes
Re: running erratic

try backing off the Idle adj. screw on the throttle shaft where it connects to the linkage, also you may have some mis-aligned butterfly plates allowing the throttle shaft to bind allowing the fuel...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Clayborne model 100 engine stand

I'll measure mine , I made it from a picture ,I am planning another one , the only problem I needed to make the front mount about 1 inch longer to easily accept the 46 v-8 extended front pulley,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,014
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

Speaking of main support anyone here use the Flatattack support plate with the billet main caps? is that system good, bad, better than nothing ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Random Tire Shortage Information

I encountered a similar problem when I bought a set of Edelbrock heads, I have been waiting over a month now , they say another delay so they will be shipped the 29th of this month. and they are...
Forum: Early V8 07-20-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By Fordestes
Standard 8 b.a pistons

I need 2 standard 239 ford (49-53)v-8 pistons and pins, good used Ok.
405-889-1042 , estesenterprisellc@yahoo.com.
Thanks, fordestes
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,046
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Camshaft Movement

IF the crank and cam gears are new aftermarket, check to see if the gear has been marked on the wrong side, the crank gear timing dot should be on the side with center flush with the gear face,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,355
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Copper coat gasket spray.

I have used Aluminum paint most of the time and had zero problems ,I installed a set of offy heads in 1979, I removed them from an 8 B.A after 20 years they were sealed with aluminum paint and there...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By Fordestes
Re: 180 Degree thermostat source

I bought a pair from Van Pelts, Haven't installed the yet ,I like the shewman T stats.also.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Rough spot

Check to see if the rough spot will come in when vehicle is sitting still ,I had a 53 engine that was rebuilt and balanced that had a vibration like you are speaking of ,it seemed to be more like a...
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