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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 618
Posted By ford38v8
Re: The question of the day?

Lawson, did you just call me a degenerate? :mad:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 618
Posted By ford38v8
Re: The question of the day?

Come on Coop, we weren't born yesterday!


Actually, Fathers did it so the kids could retrieve any marbles that fell out of their pockets. :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Salvage yards in Colorado

There was a place in Greeley that advertised in Hemmings. I made a special trip there for which I found nothing worthy of advertising, and lost my bearings trying to get the hell out and back on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 618
Posted By ford38v8
Re: The question of the day?

Did they do that in the old days with model Ts going up hills in reverse?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 01:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 363
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Gasoline in Crankcase

Will,
The underside is exposed to high heat, while the topside is cooled by the fuel. Apparently, it may have been replaced prior to being attacked by ethanol?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 5,755
Posted By ford38v8
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

80 and fully intend to outlive all my enemies. That ought to keep me busy for another 20 years or so. :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Brake shoe repair

This is the best advice you can get. and I like your KRW!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 786
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Opinion please

Look at my username and take a wild guess.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2021, 02:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By ford38v8
Re: 36/5 window front vent drain

Now Bruce, isn't that a bit of wishful thinking? I mean, at your age? :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Not Ford, But Definitely Timely

I'd think that with sliced bread, you'd get a pretty crummy nights sleep. :eek:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Bullet wire connectors onmy 40MERC

If you don't anticipate further changes, or even of you do, consider soldering the bullets permanently. The only reason they are there was to facilitate fast assembly during manufacture. If you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,836
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Flathead V8 Distributor Slot in Cam shaft

So, Ronnie, as you agree with Lawson, I take it that you intend to stop abusing the King’s English at some future time? :rolleyes:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By ford38v8
Re: 1936 Intake manifold

This ^ , and COEs. Oil fill stack. Also, '36 intakes were aluminum.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 647
Posted By ford38v8
Re: 1940 Ford V8 Wouldn't Start

With the air cleaner removed, actuate the throttle to see if there is a squirt of fuel from the crossbar nozzles inside the air horn. If no squirt, remove the air horn itself, and see if there is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 970
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Failing health

Al, Here's hoping your vertigo becomes more tolerant for you, and that we'll hear lots more from you in the future. We are all getting on in age and condition, and this Forum becomes more and more...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2021, 12:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,305
Posted By ford38v8
Re: A little eye surgery

I had both mine done when glasses wouldn’t do me any good anymore. Now I’ve got technicolor, and can read a street sign a block away. :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2021, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By ford38v8
Re: rear differential ratio

With the spark plugs out! :rolleyes:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Distributor Installation 40 V8

This is an excellent method, particularly as you can only get one hand in the cramped space. Only two headless bolts (studs) needed however, an inch or so longer than the mounting bolts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By ford38v8
Re: heater for 1935 Ford

Ford allocated cars to Dealers equipped as Ford determined they wanted that Dealer to have. The Dealer had no choice as to these predetermined vehicles options, nor even the quantity. This practice...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Model 18 - Spark to plug but not to motor.

No spark across the tip of the plug? You removed the plug to see that, which broke the circuit from the plug body to the engine. To confirm, simply lay the plug on the engine block metal to metal. It...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Fuel Pumps.

Ah, now I see the tabs on the cap. Didn't see them at first glance. :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,408
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Dual points for increased dwell??

:(:(:(:eek::eek::eek: BAD!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,408
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Dual points for increased dwell??

I'm not familiar with the guru you cited as having knowledge contrary to what has always been common knowledge about Ford's dual points, so I'll leave that conversation to others. What i will do is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 998
Posted By ford38v8
Re: Seeking Info on a 1939 Tudor Sedan

Yes, and as stamped on the left front top of the frame: *18 4962832* The title may omit the prefix number 18 in some states, and never shows the stars as on the frame. The number is not a VIN, but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By ford38v8
Re: heater for 1935 Ford

My bad. Change made. ;)
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