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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Help with banjo rear

Pinion bearing races # 27820D
Pinion bearings # 27880
Diff bearing races # 25522
Diff bearings # 27880
Pinion pilot bearing # that I have is a Federal Mogul # R–1304–BF

Don't have the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Help with banjo rear

I use only Timken bearings and cups. I've had some big problems with cheap bearings. The carrier bearings should have a stiff drag on them,no side to side movement. A .010 gasket on each side of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Installing new dual points

For best results it needs to be setup on a machine to properly set the dwell, advance ,vacuum brake and timing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Cam interchange - how?

You can use the later bolt on cam in the earlier engines. If you use the 21A (42-48) with the short snout that drives the distributor you'll need to install one of the spacers or button so it will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: 39 Engine vs 40 Engine

My 39 engine has two.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,884
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Cartouche / Macs experience?

I've installed two interiors and one convertible top from Cartouche. The first was for a 40 Tudor sedan. The fit and function was fine , one of the front seat backrest covers was sewn backwards but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 757
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Crankshaft Timing Gear Install

Make sure the crank and the inside of the gear is clean and drive it on. Done one today.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: 21 stud motor oil leak rear of pan area

A worn rear main bearing with too much clearance will cause it also.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Help with a noisy Banjo rear end.

Could be the pinion nuts are loose letting the pinion walk in and out. Could have incorrect amount of backlash , that's achieved by using different gasket thickness from side to side between the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By Ken/Alabama
39 Deluxe Gauges

In need of NOS or very good used oil,batt,fuel & temp gauge for 39 deluxe. Is there anyone who rebuilds the temp gauges with new capillary and bulb ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: 1940 Ford Clock Face Replacement

Gotta ask, what kinda 40 clock do you have that was converted to 12 volts? nearly all 40 clocks are manually wound but there was an option for an electric wound clock but they are scarce.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Lincoln V-12 Distributor Parts

Looks like Lincoln. Look on the tang end of the shaft and if it has an "H" stamped on it that would confirm Lincoln.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Steering wheel redone

You didn't say what year but I had my wheel for my 39 Zephyr recast by Don Eash in N.C. Done a wonderful job on it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Thinking out of box

This is the procedure I use for the Lockheed brakes. Found these instructions years ago.

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Banjo wheel orientation?

So is the Zephyr wheel
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 901
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Engine quit, won't restart

If your running 12 volts then what distributor and coil you using??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-20-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Flexible Fuel Line...

The best ones Ive found are from Robert Shewman. made from modern material thats not affected by todays fuel . His email is gadgiteer@aol.com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: What Do These Numbers Mean

Part number. 21A designates 42 Ford, the rest is part number. So apparently the 46 shared the same seat springs as the 42.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: 59AB question

Should be a petcock in each side. They were used to drain the block .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Turn signals

That's the turn signal I use. Most people just wave back. I'm not a fan of turn signals on my early Fords.However my 40 convertible does have them but the tailights and park lights are small and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: '40 Ford Wheel Cylinders

I doubt very seriously if they will be stamped with the later FoMoCo. More likely Lockheed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Removing Ign. Lock Cylinder 1940

Look on the under side below the lock cyl and you should see a pin drill a small hole and tap it and a small slide hammer can be used to extract the pin. Then the lock cyl can be removed. Personally,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Bob Drake U Joint

On the open drive units the tail shaft has a snap ring behind the speedometer gear that prevents forward thrust.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Bob Drake U Joint

No, it's too short. With the u-joint installed and the bolt and washer tightened up the u-joint can be moved about 1/4" in and out on the output shaft. With the bolt tight the u-joint should...
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