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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,006
Posted By richard crow
Re: Battery purchase & best shut off location

every where i went to buy a 6v batt they said that they are just garanted 6 mounts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By richard crow
Re: Cutting down 42 to 48 ford axles for a 40 ford

it,s much cheaper to buy a 40 axle than the work required ti shorten your axle .i have five early fords over 30 years & rotate driving them i have never broke an axle how maney do you think you will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By richard crow
Re: I shouldn't have even bothered....

18,000 for a ford flathead eng & you wounder so meney old fords have chevy engins
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 903
Posted By richard crow
Re: Overheating Flathead

how much was the eng bored was it over 060
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By richard crow
Re: Cleaning carbs & fuel pumps.

back in the day we used bexdix solution in came in a metal can. it stunk like hell . but it did some job. if you walked in a shop that used it you knew right away buy the smell. was also great for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 852
Posted By richard crow
Re: Alternator or not?

back in the day when every car had a generator the rule of thum was change the brushes every 25,000 miles
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,098
Posted By richard crow
Re: Our Friend, Shadetree - Medical Issues

remember your saying it,s better to be seen than viewed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,126
Posted By richard crow
Re: Timing gear oiling?

now after 20,000,000 flat heads the cam gear lub system is no good i wounder if ford will have a recall
Forum: Late V8 03-06-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 95
Posted By richard crow
1955 1956 thunderbird rear end assembly

complet rear axle assembly from a 1956 thunderbird rear brakes & drums missing pick up merrick long island will ship if you arrange it & have them handle it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,109
Posted By richard crow
Re: Dealing with the heirs on '32 parts ect.

a lot of guys offer money for cars at swap meets when you tell them ok give me the money they disaper talk is cheap.i have guys saying they want this or that & never show up
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,109
Posted By richard crow
Re: Dealing with the heirs on '32 parts ect.

they see those auto auctions on tv & the pickers & they think every old car regardles of cond is worth a large sums of money that tv crap has ruined the hobby
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,098
Posted By richard crow
Re: new bottom radiator hose leaking

get a good clamp.. if you you use indian shellac on the rad hoses & a few mounts you need to replace a water pump or fix a rad leak you will find out why they call it shellac because you will be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 670
Posted By richard crow
Re: flathead fuel pump push rod

are you viewing this with the pump out if there is no spring tension on the rod it will just go up & stay there. install the pump or put your finger on the rod & crank the eng while pushing down on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,907
Posted By richard crow
Re: 1937 Flathead lost bolt... Help!

have you removed the oil baffle plate in the valve chamber it just snaps over the center pipe check the one in the rear onley will take a min.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By richard crow
Re: Engine swap

bolt patern on the wheels is the same how ever the rims are a smaller with. back in the day the saying was you could clime a hill faster then a 60 hp ford
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By richard crow
Re: Is the brake master cylinder filled through a hole in the floor?

it,s very ez to adopl a remote fill. if you stay with the org. fill cap do not tighen cap with a wrench just tigthen it hand tight. if you make it to tight you will never get the cap off later on
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,242
Posted By richard crow
Re: Anyone available to look at a car on Long Island?

the trouble with getting some one in a club is they may be qualified. most of them are hobbist. we get cars in our shop that were inspeced by club members .& are in bad shape get a pro they advise...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 921
Posted By richard crow
Re: Bronze valve guides??

the most comman cause of stuck valves is varnesh on the stem not rust fog in down when you put it to bed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By richard crow
Re: Babbitt service needed!

find a lb block & save a lot of money.or a 37 eng & use block off plats
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,568
Posted By richard crow
Re: Aluminum Flywheel

ford wanted to make sure the dowles in the crank did not come out that,s why the plate is there
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By richard crow
Re: CMM Crank in earlier engines

why go through all that expense. the 37 eng is one of the best engins ford ever made leave it stock, if you want a souped up eng get a 8ba
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,050
Posted By richard crow
Re: Complete Wiring for '51 Mercury

at those prices i would make my own remove your harness & copy them. you can buy the proper gauge wire at most parts stores . buy the correct termals on the inter net get a roll of thin soder & a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By richard crow
Re: electrical question

have you ever seen a rubber band ,or a cracker box a joke once in a wile cant hert
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By richard crow
electrical question

where do the lights go when they go out
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,519
Posted By richard crow
Re: So much for Irish Spring and Dryer Sheets.....

get the trap called walk the plank it,s cheap so far since aug i have cought over 200 mice in the barn
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