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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Today, 02:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,613
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: '55 F100 new project, new member

I also am using the Petronix in two engine applications. Have had them both for 5 plus years with no problems. Knock on wood!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 530
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Electric fans

I know all of these engine swaps are different of course. My engine must sit back a little further than yours. I have a 2" spacer between from the pulley and the crank mounted fan and the fan is 1"...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 530
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Electric fans

My avatar has a 302 with a 6 blade puller flex fan one inch from the radiator. The radiator sits in front of the air deflector sheet metal (correct terminology?). There is no shroud but the caveat is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,106
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Antique Insurance a little off Topic

I hate to see anyone having problems with any type of insurance. It is not what we payed for. I have State Farm and have never had an issue them. In fact a couple years ago the avatar car ate itself...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,712
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Old Henry

Old Henry I believe was his father's car IIRC...............
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,389
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: What Is This Bolt For?

Kinda looks like a concrete anchor bolt but then again again not really. Must go on V8's board!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,712
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Old Henry

Had the pleasure of meeting him a couple of years ago when he and his wife were traveling thru on I-84. Had a very nice visit. He is a super individual which is well represented with all the videos...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 670
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Classic condenser failure?

Exactly what happened to mine too!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,944
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Lathe with 3 Ford transmissions in Iowa

Hmmmm........I think there are more like 48.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 617
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: New Member

YAHOOOOO!! Welcome................
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-12-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Falcon Gas Funnel

Cut the end of the funnel off to suit your needs..............
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,588
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Nice country drive

I not only love seeing the car but also love seeing the countryside.Its funny how we drive by things but never seem to have time to stop to investigate or look. Time is what we have the most of too....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Cleaning the underbody with Purple Power

Wonder if the girls know about THAT movie..............??
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-08-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Easy way to pump gas out of gas tank

I filled my tank full and then drained out half the gas in a can. I was checking the accuracy of a newly installed fuel gauge...............
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-07-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Easy way to pump gas out of gas tank

Put your siphon hose in the tank, the other end in your gas can, put the tip of your air hose along side it with a rag stuffed around both of them for a seal and give a it a shot of air. The gas will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 624
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Memorial day, 2020

Yes..........I salute the past, the present and the future protectors of this great country!!

Vietnam '67-'68
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-24-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: New to forum

Yes they are all projects of some sort!!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-09-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: How to clean headliner

My avatar has a lot of white upholstery in it and I use Super Clean. If that doesn't work I use lacquer thinner on a rag. Be sure to test both on an inconspicuous place-esp the lacquer thinner.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-09-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 825
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: oil with out zink

I am with you on this. I use Valvoline VR1 also in my avatar 302. One oil change a year won't break the bank!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 711
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Celebrate VE Day, 75th Anniversary today

I totally agree!! I salute them all. My father-in-law flew Hellcats off a carrier in the south Pacific. Shot down twice but survived...........
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,822
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Prewar Ford V8 pickups

Learned to drive in my grandpas '40 Ford pickup on the farm. Wonderful memories!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,540
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: What Gasoline that has NO ethanol in it?

I too use only non-ethanol in any thing that has a carb!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: May 5 Drive

My avatar started a leak like that. Turned out to be the pinion nut had loosened which in turn led to a huge failure.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-06-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 728
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: How to Spot a fake 1955 Convertible???

It doesn't matter as long as you want one and know what it is...................
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,016
Posted By 50fordcoupeman
Re: Preventing electrochemical corrosion alloy heads

RV supply stores also have sacrificial zinc anodes because they are used inside the rv water heaters.
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