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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,488
Posted By ALmotoman
Re: The Bubba plan for now ......???? Jim Linder

Hi Jim,
I donít know you except through this forum and your postings. I have always appreciated your genuine willingness to share your knowledge to help others with their ignition woes. I am so...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By ALmotoman
Re: Fuel pump issues

Sorry, wrong thread.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By ALmotoman
Re: Spark plug leads; threading thru the tubes '48

I initially wanted to keep my '48 "rabbit ear" distributor original too. I spent literally hours trying to fit eight sparkplug wires, plus the distributor wire, through the ears into the cap. I get...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By ALmotoman
Re: Fuel pump issues

I initially wanted to keep my '48 "rabbit ear" distributor original too. I spent literally hours trying to fit eight sparkplug wires, plus the distributor wire, through the ears into the cap. I get...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,165
Posted By ALmotoman
Re: DEAD: 1948 Super Deluxe 8 Sedan

My car ('48 Ford Tudor SD) ran great the first year or so that I had it, and then it began having the same issues as yours. I chased the gremlin(s) for months, installing rebuild kits, replacing this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By ALmotoman
Re: 42 Ford Running Board Covers

I wouldn't think so as long as you use an ample amount of rubber adhesive. The ones that I made for my '48 are basically inserts that fit between the frame and the outside metal edges. When the doors...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,980
Posted By ALmotoman
Re: Third Gen Auto

A few days ago on a trip to east Tennessee, I stopped by Third Generation Automotive to meet Michael Driskell in person and to see his shop. He is a remarkable young man.Ö.extremely knowledgeable and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By ALmotoman
Re: 42 Ford Running Board Covers

edhd58: Here are two pictures from each side of the car. Mats are actually black as night. Garage lighting and camera flash make them appear somewhat washed out. Hope that this helps.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By ALmotoman
Re: 42 Ford Running Board Covers

edhd58: Absolutely. Busy day tomorrow with wife's doctor appointment(s), but will try my best to get a couple posted. I guarantee these running board mats are high quality, corrugated rubber and fit...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By ALmotoman
Re: 42 Ford Running Board Covers

I did not want to spend close to $200 with any of the venders for two running board mats for my '48 Tudor Super Deluxe, so I sourced the rubber myself and made a killer pair for less than $55. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,986
Posted By ALmotoman
Re: 1948 Super Deluxe Ignition (?) Woes

Recently I installed the carburetor, distributor, crab style distributor cap, rotor and wires, all rebuilt and or new, from Third Generation Automotive. And alas, I now have a good starting ’48 Ford...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,986
Posted By ALmotoman
Re: 1948 Super Deluxe Ignition (?) Woes

Back from the holidays for several weeks now and working on the Ford to fix the hard starting and engine dying out problems. I decided to remove the Pertronics electronic ignition module and coil...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,986
Posted By ALmotoman
Re: 1948 Super Deluxe Ignition (?) Woes

Out of town and away from the car over the holidays. Before leaving, I revisited the fuel pump and found the cap on the rocker that engages the piston broken into two pieces and supposedly impairing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-14-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,986
Posted By ALmotoman
Re: 1948 Super Deluxe Ignition (?) Woes

'Umm, replacing a bunch of parts without knowing the cause of the problem is not troubleshooting, it is guessing. Hope you saved all the good parts you replaced.'

"90% of fuel system problems are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,986
Posted By ALmotoman
Re: 1948 Super Deluxe Ignition (?) Woes

'Anything that makes you smile is GOD."
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,986
Posted By ALmotoman
Re: 1948 Super Deluxe Ignition (?) Woes

Ground cable to firewall connection worth checking again. Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,986
Posted By ALmotoman
Re: 1948 Super Deluxe Ignition (?) Woes

Distributor has not been timed since converting to electronic ignition. Carb was not rebuild by an expert, just a hobbyist. Yes, good flow of fuel while cranking. Coil resistance as recommended by...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,986
Posted By ALmotoman
Re: 1948 Super Deluxe Ignition (?) Woes

Fuel pump was rebuilt with new parts. Piston rocker arm was out of position, locked up and bent, and that was replaced. I have taken the fuel line from pump to carb off and cranked the engine, and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,986
Posted By ALmotoman
1948 Super Deluxe Ignition (?) Woes

Have been a member for many months, but have been lurking rather than posting. Recently my '48 Super Deluxe has been extremely hard to start, but it will usually, eventually start, and idle and run...
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