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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,979
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: Saying goodbye to one of my Fords

WoW a lot of N owners here I am one also
1952 8N with a skyloader and a Sherman.
Just a toy for me, where I live there is no need for a tractor but it is so fun to play with
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: Oil for diesel engines

after I installed my fresh flatty I talked to the "oil guy" he is always quick with the answer and fast to show you in his thick spec book, he said the additive pack in diesel oils is among the best...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: parking brake sets itself 1935 coupe

the book shows 1/8 in. is this correct?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By 1935coupe
parking brake sets itself 1935 coupe

I redid a lot of the brake system, (shoes, brass bushings, springs, added floaters) a little over a year ago, Everything works great Except last year I noticed once in a while the parking brake...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,133
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: Opening up a can of worms?

speedway has them and the price is not bad
http://www.speedwaymotors.com/Search?query=1935+ring+pinion
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,133
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: Opening up a can of worms?

Ok I've been there my car would do 65 but it sounded like it was being pushed hard.
I installed the Mitchel overdrive and though about changing the rear gears, I stuck with the 4.11. Now I can do 60...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,062
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: 8BA Tractor Clutch Issue

Not trying to go too far off subject but the blocking the clutch issue made me want to touch on the subject a little. I see some grease in the bell of the trans, this is what causes problems with the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: Torque tie rid nut

I always use a German torque wrench

"gudentite"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,199
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: Am I crazy?

crazy-maybe, able to rebuild a early Ford transmission more then likely. they are not that hard to do. open it up look how things are and how they work photos if necessary then start. If something...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,032
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: Somebody pinch me!

I had never done body work but had a friend tell me how to pull and pound on it till it was close then had to braze some broken pieces in and finely grind it smooth. It is not perfect but I think it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,032
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: Somebody pinch me!

She looks great O what a feeling a new toy
you grille doesn't look all that bad, mine was almost that bad when I got it
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=3608&pictureid=35604...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,260
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: 221 cui stumble and backfire

same here ran great at idle and just above then try to pull out into traffic and would start to misfire bad on all cylinders condenser was the problem
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,326
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: All I get is a click!

a fast and easy test is a voltage to the starter test or voltage drop test. you connect a volt meter to the power and ground on the starter and try to crank it should read close to battery while...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,476
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: 33/34 Battery

don't know if this will work but I just bought a 6 volt lithium battery for a motorcycle as a emergency hot shot it is small and is rated for 275 cca. After I looked at it I thought I should get 3...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,011
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: Overheating

15 years ago in Maryland, $500

having the radiator checked may be a good place to start but many times I have found overheating like described was a head gasket problem.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: mechanical brake problems

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=3608&pictureid=30157
the floaters look like a star wheel like most adjusters on newer drum brakes
the cross shaft bushings were replaced. the King...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,003
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: 35 Mechanical Brake Rod Shape Question

mine are the same shape to the rear and the rear are always the one to want to lock up during hard braking
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: mechanical brake problems

adjusting main cross arm? are you talking about the rod from the peddle to the actuator cross shaft? this was adjusted to 1/16 inch gap on the ebrake
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By 1935coupe
mechanical brake problems

Did a mostly stock rebuild on the mechanicals of the car trans, rear, added overdrive and replaced all brakes with woven linings replaced actuator bushings and added floaters.
I adjusted brakes as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,170
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: 35 ford oil pan

I've done it a few times as flatheadfan said except I never removed hoses or fuel pump. just get the front end off the floor more that you think you need.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,400
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: Apple Hydraulics: reviews needed

just installed some on mine, I ordered and they shipped then I returned the core, just like any parts store. they look like new but are only a few weeks old.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,237
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: Moonshine '40 coupe moonshine handling

there was a episode on Americarna that talked about what was done to the 40 ford extra shocks and a garage door spring were described in detail
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,045
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: 1935 flathead V8 Evans Coolant

I did a complete rebuild of my engine, the heads were trashed the coolant destroyed the aluminum so I was interested in the Evans Waterfree Coolant. I called the co. and talked to a rep that said as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,484
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: On the road again with mitchell overdrive!

this is a mechanical only unit no wiring
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,484
Posted By 1935coupe
Re: On the road again with mitchell overdrive!

OK looks like photos are not showing up, hope to get them posted soon
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