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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2019, 11:37 AM
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Posted By 37coop
Female dovetail repair kit 37 zephyr

Hi guys,just a quick one....I need a female dovetail repair kit for my 37
Zephyr coupe,any idea if a 37 Ford kit will fit or an alternative . Thanks. Jim.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By 37coop
Re: Painting Banjo Steering Wheel

JB WELD...that was it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By 37coop
Re: Painting Banjo Steering Wheel

Yup agree,when I restored my 39 coupe banjo I had to remove a rear window to avoid an extreme bend...the wheel rim was broken to the metal in some places and cracked all over,I used a two part weld...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By 37coop
Re: Water in the oil

Thanks guys ,I,ll carry on as normal and just keep an eye on the dip stick and water level .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By 37coop
Re: Water in the oil

Hi Frank ( met you in Tahoe). I did warm it up and the oil level seems ok,I put in about 1/4 pint of water this morning to top it up,during the summer the water level was constant but you know how...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2019, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By 37coop
Water in the oil

On my 51 F1 I was changing the oil (on a rebuilt 8ba 2500 miles ago )and a trickle of water from the oil pan plug as I was undoing it,I went on Google and was told water will sink to the bottom of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By 37coop
Re: Further to my solenoid post ...gremlins.

Yup you are right ,I will wire the button to permanent live later,hopefully a wack on the solenoid will unstick it if that is the problem...early morning here so will be playing around with it later...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By 37coop
Re: Further to my solenoid post ...gremlins.

yup,electrics is not my thing,it's wired from a live which is activated when the ignition is turned on to the starter button then from the button to the small wire on the solenoid ,worked fine till I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By 37coop
Re: Further to my solenoid post ...gremlins.

Ok guys ,it's a new solenoid ( new fitted today) and a good battery ,12 volts ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By 37coop
Further to my solenoid post ...gremlins.

Hi guys ,on the subject of my recent post on 12 volt with 6 volt solenoid problems. I received my 12 volt solenoid and fitted it on with a new two pole live starter button ,I wired the starter...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By 37coop
Re: 39 coupe button to solinoid wire dead

Well thanks guys,I think I,v got the idea,I,ll get the 6 volt one working and when the 12 volt solenoid arrives I will decide whether or not to use it needing a new two wire starter button.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By 37coop
Re: 39 coupe button to solinoid wire dead

It's a 6 volt solinoid on a 12 volt system ( I,v ordered a 12 volt solinoid) the one with the button under which I,v taken off was also 6 volt and the engine turned from the dash button no problem...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By 37coop
Re: 39 coupe button to solinoid wire dead

Ok guys ,thanks,gonna have a complete rethink on that .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By 37coop
Re: 39 coupe button to solinoid wire dead

Should of course have read 11 month not year 1918
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By 37coop
39 coupe button to solinoid wire dead

Hi guys. I put an old solinoid with the button under to fire up the car from under the hood and used the solinoid button ,it turned over but wouldn't start ,I then disconnected the live from the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 871
Posted By 37coop
Re: Another new thing on F1

My indicator switch doesn't light up the small lights among the clocks,I have installed small motorcycle beepers so I know the flashers are working and I know to switch em off when the turn is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,113
Posted By 37coop
Re: Pd off with Carpenter

Regarding a phone call I agree to a point,you have to take into account I live in the UK ,a lpossibly long phone call, being passed from one person to another I could lose the will to live and end up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,113
Posted By 37coop
Re: Pd off with Carpenter

I don't think it's anything to do with overseas,if it is it should have stated USA only in the ad...when I asked about me buying at the V8 mag price he just replied I would be paying the full...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,113
Posted By 37coop
Re: Pd off with Carpenter

Because the price of the Carpenter carb was advertised in v8 times at around $60 less than C& G,with shipping and tax this end at 20% of the total bill I need to save if I can, I personally think if...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By 37coop
Re: 8BA with Stromberg carb...NO.

Thanks guys ,I,v got our Swedish friend flathead Murre sorting it out for me...shame,my new Stromberg is a nice carb,will put it on my Zephyr coupe ( when and if it gets finished )
Cheers ..Jim.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,113
Posted By 37coop
Re: Pd off with Carpenter

Should be solved not sold.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,113
Posted By 37coop
Pd off with Carpenter

I was looking for a replacement 8BA carb,in the V8 times the appropriate carb was listed at $ 324.95,( this is the currant mag that I recieved this week) with Dennis Carpenter,it was also the same in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By 37coop
Re: 8BA with Stromberg carb...NO.

Flathead murre ,I,v sent you a P M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By 37coop
Re: 8BA with Stromberg carb...NO.

Ok guys,I didn't realize the 8ba car filter housing was any different to the truck ,and I assume they are both cable choke,and Murre if you can p.m me we can discuss a purchase .
Thanks guys.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By 37coop
8BA with Stromberg carb...NO.

Hi guys as in the heading I put a new Stromberg carb on my 51 F1 truck,it runs OK but " pinks" ...my good friend Bill from Florida investigated for me ,he contacted Stromberg and was told the...
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