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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,526
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: 1951 F2 Information

Hello,

As Barry points out, check Craigslist in AZ, Phoenix area. There are a couple of sellers that fave F2 to F6 parts including, cabs, doors, etc. Check Yuma area as well.

Good luck...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,951
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: 1941 Ford Dash gauge restoration

Torchie,

Back in the 90's I bought decal paper from a hobby shop that could be printed using a laser copier. You can scan your current cluster and retouch the image with Photoshop or similar...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,236
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: To buy or not to Buy... 36 Coupe

Hello,

From the 2011 Collector Price Guide, it seems the car is within range. Most restored cars are 3s, but without seeing the car is tough to say. Does it start right away after sitting for a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 54,867
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: New Poll, What Year Fords Do We Own?

'46 ford 5W Coupe
'12 Lincoln MKT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 77,984
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: Fordbarn Average Age

Generation X - 43 years
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,867
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: First Flathead

Sixseven,

You have a beautiful truck. Congratulations and welcome to the Barn.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,796
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: Early '46 Generator Rebuild

Kurt,

Thanks. I was not going to make a trip to Home Depot...so I got a piece of copper pipping and cut it to the same length of the end of the armature, and I slid the copper piece. Then, I got...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,796
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: Early '46 Generator Rebuild

Backfire? That will mean good news because the engine is spinning on its own power :) At least it would be a start
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,796
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: Early '46 Generator Rebuild

Kurt,

Thanks, I will emulate your method. I think that I have the old belt, and if not, have a strap oil filter remover that can be used. The only piece missing are the brass jaws for the vise. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,796
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: Early '46 Generator Rebuild

Professor Henry,

Thank you for your guidance, the pulley is taking a "bath". Regarding the missing clip, judging for your plus 10,000 miles you put on Old Henry, we should be fine without it.:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,796
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Question Early '46 Generator Rebuild

Hello,

I am taking on rebuilding the generator of my '46 V8 Ford. According to Henry's "Repair Manual - Generating and Starting Systems 1933-1947" my generator has the pulley screwed to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,368
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: Bringing 47 Merc back to life

Welcome aboard. The Barners will provide a lot of advice and tips, and a tecnical knowledge to get your car runningThere is one cavet: we like pictures :)

BTW, does the engine turn or is it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,907
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: Airtex fuel pumps

Thank you for the information. I was working yesterday on the fuel system of my '46 Ford, and just removed a Walbro PEG electric fuel pump dated "1-67", so I will be buying an Airtex unit and a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,009
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: Father, Son, Dog and "Old Henry" to Moab, Utah

Beautiful pictures, thanks for sharing!

Happy New Year.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,941
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: Wirefeed welders

All,

I just purchased an Eastwood 135 110v MIG welder. Before placing the order, I validated with Eastwood that it comes with a 3 year warranty and they pay for shipping, both ways, should a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,186
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: $4,200,000.00 for a Lincoln?

Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 26,269
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: Best rust solution?

Hello,

Another chelation agent are molases. There are pretty inexpensive and will not react with anu other metals. There are many videos in You Tube demonstrating how to use them and examples. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,020
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,665
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: My almost free barn find F1

Nice score. Keeps us posted with pictures of your progress :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: Ol'Ron's book

All,

What would be the price range to build a street a engine as you described compared to a basic rebuild? Thank you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,513
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: Inferiority Complex

Jim,

You are not alone. I am an IT guy and have not tinkered much with cars, and it am in my in my forties. However, there is something we must do: we must learn as much as we can to keep this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,829
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: Jack stands Safe location Question

Uncle Max,

I followed the link and they lifts look good. The only downside -in my case- is that I have an "L" shape garage and that is where Stanley (my car) lives, and there is less than a foot...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,829
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: Jack stands Safe location Question

All,

Thank you for your advise, and pointing out the right location for the jack stands. I will buy two additional 3 or 4 ton jacks to place under the middle of the frame (all of my jacks have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,829
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Jack stands Safe location Question

Hello Barners,

I am looking for your advice to properly and safely place my '46 5W coupe on four jack stands and leave it there for some time. Basically, I do not have to raise and lower the car...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 16,862
Posted By Conrad Rossi
Re: Tutorial: How to make a wiring harness that will outlast your grandchildren

Great "How-to" guide. Thank you for taking the time to write it and sharing. It is much appreciated.
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