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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By big job
Re: Need pictures.

One must understand the difference between a brake rods and brake lines !

I do not consider my wifes 2015 a classic or a antique but her close encounter
coming to a red light and bong brake pedal...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Today, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By big job
Re: Generator connections 55 F100

In general I would say yes the big terminal 'fat wire' goes to 'ARM' on the regulator
most will have two small terminals one is ground goes to regulator mounting screw the
other small terminal is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By big job
Re: 6 volt ignition parts

I think all here will agree: Seems everything now is genuine junk. I'm lucky when I
gave mine a tune up. When my father retired close shop we moved all to a new shop
he built around 1979. Wall...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By big job
Re: Anyone know?

although I know what they look like but I would keep sticking drills in the housing just
until it fits not loose but just snugg. that would be close to the major diameter, then
go on line for...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-28-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,066
Posted By big job
Re: Dip Stick

Back in the day early 60s my fathers 1926 had a dipstick from its time. So easy to
make now with all common hardware. a street elbow on the lower pet cock think it was
1/8 pipe thread and 1/8...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By big job
Re: thermostat

what is a so called "modern thermostat" ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By big job
Re: Issues on installing hood latch on my 1951 F-1 truck

I'll try my best (my scanner took a dump) hopefully you have the large threaded bullet
that has a slot for screwdriver a cupped large washer placed on that then a large spring
on that the whole...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By big job
Re: 8BA valve question

For many recent years mfg. like seal power you get the same valve an exhaust valve.
later engines use rotators some have valve seats some do not. I do not know what
you are doing far as a valve...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By big job
Re: H6006 halogen head lights

a long jumper wire and test light your best friend. move the floor mat remove four screws
for the dimmer switch now its on the floor. jump from battery+ to each switch terminal.
one is low and one...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-25-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By big job
Re: Bellhousing for a 368 Y Block Part #

If PB9M 6392-B STD & OD 368 Y and 383 MEL and 430 MEL share bellhousings: I
know and have done a FE or FT will work on a 383 / 430 then it should work on a 368.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 577
Posted By big job
Re: My '34 Won't Turnover

Lets see turn ign on amp shows a little discharge thats good that means coil juice. step on the starter amp gauge shows 0 and nothing happens. And mentioned to turn on headlights then step on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By big job
Re: what a job, shuddering fixed and back to work.

you got that right; I'm glad to have a lathe with an 8 foor bed;;;...;;
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By big job
Re: Heated Seats In The Model "A"

For the people of todays world, its called a back pocket warmer flask full of Jack in the thing LOL but the manifold heater rules and a Trico vacuum fan for defroster. gotta love it.........
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By big job
Re: Stuck engine

good question: maybe 50/50. any chance the owner would pop the heads to take a look.
about 4yrs ago we went to pick up some goodies out of state. There looking around came upon a engine upside...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By big job
Re: 1936 Ford rearend gear ratio and speed

Throwback I am rambling again LOL. Most all vehicles were 4:11 4:56 whatever. So I
time travel and lucky I saw and drove yes a 36 ford here most roads were gravel even
into high school early 60s...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By big job
Re: '41 won't crank when hot

Correct; this was called back then "ya starters ah draggin" the rear bushing
with a die grinder just whittle it thin just short of the casting, and pop it right out with a pic. These days one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 757
Posted By big job
Re: 1947 Ford Super Deluxe Generator getting hot

sometimes a sulfate'd battery will give false readings but sometimes it will be internal
grounded causing the generator to max out and heat up>thats a maybe. Mine got hot
and it was bad bearing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,022
Posted By big job
Re: 47 brake problems

I wonder if your master cylinder will also apply to a truck with a booster, if so the master
cylinder will not have a residual check valve, the valve is in the booster. That is shown
in my 48 to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By big job
Re: Here is a good one ? door swimming pool..

Problem solved: I got my son to look in there and sure enough there were 74 yr old rubber plugs that he had to remove with a punch and hammer. They were hard as a
rock. And why, I have no clue,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By big job
Re: Here is a good one ? door swimming pool..

Step drills rule thats my plan.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By big job
Re: Here is a good one ? door swimming pool..

its a fordor no signs of any patch (we do body work also). Original weather
striping still good shape maybe the door was replaced back in its hay day?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By big job
Here is a good one ? door swimming pool..

Finally it rained since it snowed. I get the sloshing sound drivers door. took
door panel off and have four inches of water. The door is as new as built, I
mean black nooooo rust. I sucked...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By big job
Re: 41 ford sedan vent window glass help

I think its called 'glass bedding' most have it on line. I have used in the past friction tape
some times two layers. Oddly I just had my drivers glass and vent done glass co. looks
like it was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 854
Posted By big job
Re: 1941 convertible backfire to carb, with video

Maybe I'm getting deaf; sounds like noise coming from the air cleaner. popping from
air cleaner means intake valve. you need a vacuum gauge. My bet, carbon on valve &
seats, gummed lazy valve...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By big job
Re: What year did Ford go from a keyed steering shaft to spline shaft for steering wh

What we did. We wanted the original wheel, column, spark and throttle levers . So yes the F1-F100 is spline'd and the original is keyed. After the F1 box was in the column
slid down where it...
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