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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By farmerdick
Re: Rear Block Plugs 59a

Thank you. Just what I needed to know. Have a wonderful day.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By farmerdick
Rear Block Plugs 59a

There are (2) plugs on the drivers side rear. I was told that they were 1/8npt but the plug is larger. Does anyone know what size it is?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By farmerdick
Re: Oil pressure gauge

Thank you very much.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By farmerdick
Oil pressure gauge

Can a threaded oil pressure gauge be screwed into one of the
drivers side rear engine ports and get an accurate oil
Pressure reading? Richard
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By farmerdick
Thread size Oil pressure Gauge

What is the thread size in the back of a 59a block on the drivers side.
There are 2 small plugs there. One screwed in horizontally
And one vertical. They are quite close together.
Will this be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By farmerdick
Oil pressure gauge

Where is the best place to put an oil pressure gauge on a 59a block?
There are a couple places in the left rear corner that has plugs in them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 726
Posted By farmerdick
Re: 40`Ford Brakes Update from 7/10 post

The pedal has some resistance for about 3" then gets hard 2" from floor.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 726
Posted By farmerdick
Re: 40`Ford Brakes Update from 7/10 post

I am using a 67` mustang MC which has a 1" bore. I also checked the pedal ratio and is 5:1. Herd that it should be 6:1.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 726
Posted By farmerdick
Re: 40`Ford Brakes Update from 7/10 post

I just can not get a firm pedal without it traveling 3 to 4 inches and stopping 2 inches from the floor boards. I`ve bleed the master cylinder twice and bleed the lines 3 times with clear fluid, no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 726
Posted By farmerdick
40`Ford Brakes Update from 7/10 post

I was reading some early posts on brake problems and noted a situation where the master cylinder was below the wheel cylinders which mine is. Any thoughts?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By farmerdick
Re: 40 Ford Brakes

P.S. I should only have a 1/2" free play according to the manual that 19 Fordy showed above which i have a copy. It seems to me that i should have a much harder pedal with less free play.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By farmerdick
Re: 40 Ford Brakes

First note about the lathe: This is a reputable shop and experienced machinist. I got the drums from Mac`s. I`ve adjusted the shoes so that they are all grabbing the drums properly. I re-bled the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By farmerdick
Re: 40 Ford Brakes

Thank you so much for the info. I am going to fine tune the rear brakes as best I can, I had the new (repro)(china?) drums turned down today(30thousands) and they were out of round. Ok now!!! I am...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By farmerdick
40 Ford Brakes

How reliable are the hydraulic 40 ford brakes when set up properly at their best. I put new drums, wheel cylinders a shoes on my rebuild and everything else was used and reconditioned. Also new...
Forum: Early V8 07-10-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By farmerdick
Bendix Backing Plates

Would anyone happen to have a pair of rear conversion bendix style backing plates for a 1940 ford?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By farmerdick
Re: Starting The Flathead

Sorry for the late reply, been very busy. Thank you for the tips
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By farmerdick
Starting The Flathead

In a couple weeks I will start the flathead for the first time since I heard it run on an engine stand. It ran with original intake and single carb. It now has two Stromburg 97`s rebuilt by uncle...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By farmerdick
Coil for flathead

What ohm coil do I need for my flathead? Also I would like to have an internal resistor with ? with what value ohm.
Forum: Model-A 03-18-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By farmerdick
Model A Front Seat Cushion Spring

I bought a new front seat cushion spring a couple years ago and did not need it till recently. Well I had it upholstered and when I got it back it did not fit my 30` roadster, The lower frame did not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By farmerdick
Follow-Up Model A Upholstery Mystery

"Desperate in Maine", I haven`t received much information on my dilemma with the roadster front seat back rest to wrap-around shelf behind the seat. There must be someone or some place where info, or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By farmerdick
Re: 1930 Roadster Upholstery Mystery

Thanks for the photo. Except that my hardwood wrap around is originally exposed, I see that flat space between the back of the seat and wrap around is where I need to that piece of vinyl thats curved...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By farmerdick
1930 Roadster Upholstery Mystery

I am redoing the upholstery in my 30` roadster. I did not make enough notes on the front back rest where the material transitions at the top of the seat to the (2) metal seat supports, where the...
Forum: Early V8 02-16-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By farmerdick
42-48 2 sheave crankshaft pulley

Hello, Looking for a 2 sheave crankshaft pulley for 42-48.
Forum: Model-A 01-26-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By farmerdick
1930 Front Axle

Looking for front axle for 1930 Model A.
email: rlberry@myfairpoint.net
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By farmerdick
1932 Ford Hood Top

Does anyone know if the 32`hood(without sides) would fit the 30`model a that has a 32` grill shell and stock cowl?
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