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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 862
Posted By moonraker
Re: advance curves

I don't mean to hijack the thread but I have somewhat related question: do I need to make any adjustments to timing when I use 89 octane gas?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,097
Posted By moonraker
Re: need your help

Thanks, John! I guess I didn't make myself clear - I did find an original clock for a reasonable price on ebay. Luckily the auction was ending when it was night in the US and day in Russia so I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,097
Posted By moonraker
Re: need your help

Thank you, guys, I appreciate it very much! I took me 7 years to restore it to the current state.
As for plates, the standard in Russia is x000xx00 where x is a letter that's common for both...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,097
Posted By moonraker
Re: need your help

Thanks!
The steering wheel was covered with some Japanese synthetic leather (if you want I can check with the upholstery shop). It feels like a real leather but very durable. For example, no damage...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,097
Posted By moonraker
Re: need your help

I don't have many photos but here's some. I still need to take a photo in front of the Kremlin :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,097
Posted By moonraker
Re: need your help

Yes, classic cars here are rare in general. Personally I know only two other Ford V8s - one is 1938 Standard ForDor, another is 1937 delivery truck that was converted into a prison transport....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2019, 01:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,097
Posted By moonraker
Re: need your help

Thank you all for your ideas! I plan to follow Hoop's advice and contact The Benson Ford Research Center. Hope that'll work. I keep you posted.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,097
Posted By moonraker
need your help

Greetings! I want to ask for your advice. My '39 Ford was registered many years ago, in Soviet Union time. Registration docs were changed and replaced over the years, and now registration papers...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By moonraker
Re: need help - carb leak

thanks a lot!
my battery has dies so now i'm waiting for a new one. 6 volt battery is not an easy one to get in russia :(
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By moonraker
Re: need help - carb leak

Thanks guys for the input!
It looks like fuel level problem. I had an extra brass float lying around so I decided to switch floats. There was no fuel sloshing inside the old one but to my surprise...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By moonraker
Re: need help - carb leak

I have a pressure regulator, so that shouldn't be the problem. I set float level as per Ford manual - air horn upside down, measuring from the bottom of the float to the gasket surface 1 3/8 - 1...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By moonraker
need help - carb leak

Can somebody help me? My newly installed Ford 94 carb is leaking at the accelerator pump link rod. What can be the problem?
Forum: Early V8 06-15-2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By moonraker
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,367
Posted By moonraker
Re: The Bubba plan for now ......???? Jim Linder

Take care and my best wishes!
Forum: Early V8 06-04-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By moonraker
wanted radiator fan for 1939 Deluxe

the fan was bought, thanks everyone!




WTB a radiator fan for my '39 Ford Delux. Mine failed (a blade broke off, fortunately with minor damage) on a trip to Minsk, Belarus.
Thanks!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,489
Posted By moonraker
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,355
Posted By moonraker
Re: Happy bday 1939

Here' mine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,592
Posted By moonraker
Re: Merry christmas everybody

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everybody!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By moonraker
Re: Need help with carburetor

Thank you, guys, I'll check this at the weekend
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By moonraker
Re: Need help with carburetor

it may be too high?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By moonraker
Need help with carburetor

I don't know much about carburetors therefore I ask for your help. Recently my '39 Ford developed a problem - it started to die while coming to a stop like at a red light and yeld signs. I need to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By moonraker
Re: powermaster generator question

I have had Powermaster 6V on my 39 Deluxe with original amp guage for 3 years. I've put about 2000 miles on it - never had a problem. Can't say that I watched amp guage constantly, but it never...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,257
Posted By moonraker
Re: 4" round side mirror upgrade.

You donít need to worry - Iíve been buying from AliExpress since it was launched - never had a problem. They have very efficient disputes policy, if you donít receive your goods or the goods received...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,257
Posted By moonraker
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,257
Posted By moonraker
Re: 4" round side mirror upgrade.

I believe they are plastic.
on AliExpress
http://s.aliexpress.com/Fb2YjaIv
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