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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: All I get is a click!

Thanks to all for responding. Now's the hard part - it's starting ok now - how do I find the problem now if it's starts ok?? I'm going to clean all connections still, but boy I sure don't want to be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By Blu Dice
All I get is a click!

It's been too long since I delt with this kind of issue - couple weeks along I changed the oil and went to start it and all I got was a click - good battery and connection everywhere. Push it down...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: 53 thermostat

Stant - failed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: 53 thermostat

And where do you buy a thermostat that doesn't fail after a couple weeks - I went thru 3 pairs - finally just removed the guts out of a pair. It runs too cool in the winter (yes I drive my car in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,477
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: Radiator voltage readings

Is it a 6 volt radiator or a 12 volt? Did I really ask that question? Sorry senior moment.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,937
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: Beeper for turn signals

I hate mine - too loud and I'm pretty much deaf- lol. So how do I kill this thing without getting too messy - I've got a bad back too.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,074
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: After market radios

Hey does a car speaker "care" if it's hooked to a 6 volt, 12 volts, negative ground or positive ground radio??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,074
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: After market radios

Car is radio delete. Yesterday I bought a MP3 - well that was a train wreck - wouldn't charge and laptop wouldn't recognize it - so took it back to the store and bought a portable CD/FM player -...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 519
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: double inlet muffler?

Shop can do a "Y" cross over near the back of trany then single pipe into a muffler.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,074
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: After market radios

Gee what happen to MY thread??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,074
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: After market radios

Will my 6 volt cigar lighter power a 9 volt portable CD/ radio??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,074
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: After market radios

I had a 6 volt portable CD/AM-FM player - plugged into the cigar lighter and worker pretty good - some engine interferance but CD was good. It was very old and used - finally quit working. Been...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,074
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: After market radios

Does these inverter/radio set ups have much of a "draw" on the battery/generator??
Again I'm not that in tuned in this electronic stuff - I'm a nut & bolt type of guy - lol!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,074
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: After market radios

This new modern stuff is way over my head- hoping to hang something under the dash and stick a couple speakers under the seats.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,074
Posted By Blu Dice
After market radios

I'm tired of driving around without music - my '52 is radio delete - still 6 volt - I've read that some guys on here have newer radios with 12 volt batteries for power - can you share how you did...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: 1953 customline door locks

63 years old - may need a little convincing. They are spring type clips so press down on the sides and squirt some WD40 too.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,520
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: Thermostat

The last set I put in were Stants - failed miserably.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,520
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: Thermostat

I've had 3 pair fail after a short time, so I removed the guts of the last pair - of course the motor doesn't heat up as it should now and it gets pretty cold here. I try to drive my car as much as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By Blu Dice
Duel exhaust

My '52 is a stockV8 single exhaust - would like it changed to duals. Won't go with headers and I don't think I want to replace the driver side exhaust manifold. So has anyone done a "Y" off the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: Overdrive not working

If you're still 6 volt - original wiring I suggest you check and double check all the grounds. Also check the generator output and check the battery too. OD are very sensitive to voltage drop -...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,806
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: Need overdrive help

You might want to consider changing to an alternator if the problem continues. I hear great success with ODs with them. Just a thought.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,652
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: tires

Is TN sales tax THAT high??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,773
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: Reverse Wheels

You bolted the center section back to the rim?! Wow what kind and size was the bolt?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,722
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: oil in the radiator

Not the copper ones -
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,722
Posted By Blu Dice
Re: oil in the radiator

Valves near spark plugs were white crusty. All 8 of them.
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