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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,008
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Fords in Fall 2020

http://clubs.hemmings.com/nirg-earlyfordv-8//images/ken.jpg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,982
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Pop-up Adds at Bottom of Screen

Which ad blocker worked for you?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,982
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Pop-up Adds at Bottom of Screen

Truly annoying. A great way to run off members of the forum.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Problem Removing Steering Wheel

I use a heavy yardstick under the steering wheel and over the horn button to keep the rod pushed down. Maybe this will help you.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1938 Cigar Lighter

He just did.:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Horn wires

The wires to the horn are hot. Your horn button provides the ground.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By Kens 36
Re: F1-missing

Check your distributor cap carefully. I had a miss on a '50 that dogged me for a long time. The cap looked good, but I couldn't see that the graphite "button" at the top was cracked and made...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Stiff steering

Bill,


Dans contact information is
Dan Brusegard
Maple Grove, MN
763-533-9879
dancb@comcast.net

The bearing he sells is very well made, comes with great instructions, and worth every...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,243
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1940 ford sportsman?

The Merc is a real wooden body. The car is owned by a friend in Wisconsin. It was created from his imagination and put together over 16 years by some remarkable craftsmen in three states. There...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,374
Posted By Kens 36
Re: helmet distributor

It is Michael Driskell (note spelling) in McMinnville, TN. It is best to call and talk directly to Michael at (844) 327-5988. He does a great job, quick turnaround.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,243
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1940 ford sportsman?

Here is a '41 Mercury "Sportsman".

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Throwback Thursday-THe one that got away!!!

Paid $100 for this one in 1970. Should have kept it.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1950 Ford Tudor Wiring Harness

Steve,

Found a picture that might help. Hope you can make out the harness in the lower left in a clip just before it goes under where the starter solenoid would be. Most of the wires split off a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1950 Ford Tudor Wiring Harness

Steve,

The harness is routed along the driver's side fender well, about halfway down - below the level of the solenoid. There were several large clips to hold it in place - you may be able to see...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By Kens 36
Re: '40 Radio Problem

Ralph has done two radios for me - highly recommended. He can repair an original radio to operate like new, or he can replace internals with modern circuit boards for AM/FM, iPod/MP3 jack, even...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1940 or 41 Ford Truck

Here is a picture of the '41 Pickup at Barrett-Jackson in 2010. Sales info here: https://www.barrett-jackson.com/Events/Event/Details/1941-FORD-PICKUP-81016.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1940 or 41 Ford Truck

The serial number falls into the range of the 1941 V-8's.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,142
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Pat McFarlane RIP

Nope. Mark Moriarty (note spelling) lives in NY state.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,142
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Pat McFarlane RIP

RIP Pat. A true gentleman. The stories of his thoughtfulness and kindness are endless.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,354
Posted By Kens 36
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Idle Jets

It sounds like you are adjusting the idle jets correctly. Have you tried adjusting the idle screw on the linkage?

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 779
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1953 Mercury Trim Tag help

By the way, ME in the serial number is the Metuchen, NJ assembly plant.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 779
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1953 Mercury Trim Tag help

By the way, ME in the serial number is the Metuchen, NJ assembly plant.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 779
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1953 Mercury Trim Tag help

Doug,

BG73C = 6 passenger Monterey 4 Door
70 = color code, two tone Yosemite Yellow over Sherwood Green
379 = trim code (sorry, I don't have the codes)
1J = date code, built September 1 (J =...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1950 ford custom convertible

The 49-59 Ford/Mercury association https://www.fordmercassociation.com/ does not have complete top assemblies, but they have many very hard to find parts for the top mechanism and re-manufacture some...
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