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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Steering Wheel Covers

Pipe insulation, then install the wheel cover over it. If the wheel cover goes completely around it, you will never see the insulation. It should give you the feel of a padded steering wheel.

As...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 827
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Ford GT 2018 $1125000 BJ just now

The next one they roll out, will be all electric.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: engine analyzer questions

Try using a 12 volt source to power it, then do the normal hook up. I will watch for your reply, if that doesn't work I will do a video on mine (since they appear to be the same unit), and post it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Camera Recommendations for Recording Model A Suspension

I use a GoPro Black HERO 3+ (I think the new ones are GoPro 12's). I bought it off e-bay and it came with a ton of extras, all for under $100. It has sound and I tape the microphone to the lower part...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: engine analyzer questions

I have what appears to be, the same one, but I usually power it with a 12 volt battery, next to the car. For dwell I use a handheld unit, it is just easier.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 6 volt question

Just make sure the housing is plastic, to avoid grounding issues.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=200502&highlight=charging+cell+phone
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: USB for 6v positive ground

Interesting. More on the same subject:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=200502&highlight=charging+cell+phone
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 725
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: I made my 75 Birthday - Hooray

Happy B-day. I have a little less than a year and a half to go, and my slogan will be "75 and still alive!" Many more to you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 757
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Electrical motor to produce vacuum...is there such thing?

Yes, there was period correct 6 volt electric vacuum pump, built by the same manufacture, Trico, of the vacuum wipers. They work great. You might want to read through this post:
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 1953 Merc poverty caps

You are correct. Good luck in your search.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 1953 Merc poverty caps

See if any of these, work for you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Richard Merlini, in Bolder, CO - good seller!

I posted a want add, on 9/10/20, for metal seat back stops for my 53' Mercury, here on the Ford Barn.

I am looking for the lower metal seat back stops, for my 53' Mercury. Should be the same for...
Forum: Early V8 09-17-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 1953 Mercury lower metal seat back stops

Just a follow up. I was contacted by e-mail, by Richard Merlini, in Bolder, CO, about my wanted post, on Monday. He sent me a picture of the two sets of NOS stops. We agreed on a price (very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Jed Clampetts place

Time for a swim in the seeeement pond.
Forum: Early V8 09-10-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By Merc Cruzer
1953 Mercury lower metal seat back stops

I am looking for the lower metal seat back stops, for my 53' Mercury. Should be the same for Ford.

Thank you,

Roy Lange
Conifer, CO
(303) 838-2028
royd13483@aol.com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 1952 ford flathead AUTOMATIC

Until you get it figured out, you might want to set the emergency brake, before you start the car. Just a thought.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 669
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Hot '53 Mercury flatty

Sounds like allot more to take off, is it still around?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 669
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Hot '53 Mercury flatty

Power anything: seats, windows, brakes etc.

"stainless steel spare tire cover in the rear." Are you talking about a Coronado kit? (see picture) Was this a Mercury or a Ford?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 669
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Hot '53 Mercury flatty

Power steering pitman arm, on the left, without power steering, on the right.

Hose bracket location, shown with arrow:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Queen Elizabeth is turning her Sandringham estate into drive-in movie theater

Mart,

Let us know of it does happen. If it does, you and the wife, could go out for a date and take us along in a movie.

“Believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you see.” Edgar Allan...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Queen Elizabeth is turning her Sandringham estate into drive-in movie theater

Queen Elizabeth is turning her Sandringham estate into drive-in movie theater amid COVID-19 crisis

...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 669
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Hot '53 Mercury flatty

If you still have access to the car get the rest of the PS of of the car. The units are few and far between. I know, it took me 4 years to get a complete set up for my 53' Merc Convertible, and it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,259
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Types of 6 volt sealed beam headlights

Let me know if you have any questions.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,259
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Types of 6 volt sealed beam headlights

I did my LED replacements based on reduced load:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?p=1796222#post1796222

I just converted my 4" fog lights to LED too. So if I want I can run the...
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