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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By G.M.
Re: Need help balancing wheels

I take mine to a shop with a modern spin balancer and
have them do them with the drums attatched. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,139
Posted By G.M.
Re: Condenser

Use a IH-200 condenser from NAPA. Skip has 100's
of people using these for over 20 years with no point
problems .G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By G.M.
Re: Drop light

Did you know GE made drop lights years and years ago.
I have one that was never used still in the wrapper. They
also made spark plug wire sets. I also have a set they
made for a model "A" Both...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,198
Posted By G.M.
Re: FORD {Dairy} BARN Find

The Seicrest collection was very neat and orginized, no
dust or dirt. I have Ron's last car, a 32 that was made up
of ALL NOS parts including engine. Restored over 50 years
ago and still perfect....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,385
Posted By G.M.
Re: Voltage to points

Almost all condensers will read good cold. You need to heat
them to 250 degrees and test them. When Skip rebuilds a
coil he asks the customer to send a few condensers so he
can hot test them. ALL...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,139
Posted By G.M.
Re: Condenser

The condenser is like a roll of film. It is a layer of foil with paper
saturated with electrolitic paste. The paste dries out and no longer
holds a charge. Try to look in past posts for several...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By G.M.
Re: 1936 radiator petcock

Look on Usbrassandcopper.com They have petcock valves
that look just like the original ones. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By G.M.
Re: Mandarin Maroon Paint Formula

Hirsh in New York or North Jersey can supply almost
any color. The diffrent types of paints all have diffrent
formulas. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By G.M.
Re: Radiator Syphon

This happens as the engine cools. As the temp drops threw
155 degrees there is a vacume in the engine and the coolant
is sucked from the coolant overflow bottle back into the
radiator. You need...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By G.M.
Re: Thermostats 59-a new or NOS?

What is the difference in NEW or NOS??? G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,294
Posted By G.M.
Re: Brake Adjustment 1936 Mechanical

Adjust the mechanical brakes EXACTLY like described in the Ford
service bulletin. You will have to take a wrench and stop a number
of times and adjust them so they all lock up the same. They will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By G.M.
Re: 1936 water pumps

I was assuming you had a set of SKIPS pumps. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,529
Posted By G.M.
Re: 21 Stud 37mod

Chuck Kurts in Penna. has lots of pistons and
bearings. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By G.M.
Re: Anyone know?

10-32 sounds more like it to me. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By G.M.
Re: 1936 water pumps

Skip uses the same pump impellers in cars and trucks. Original
pumps produced 55 gals in 5 minutes at water pump test machine
speed and after machining the bodies and Skips new impellers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,184
Posted By G.M.
Re: flathead engine temps?

I stick with my xplenation. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By G.M.
Re: 1936 water pumps

Kevin, The pumps are your old castings completley remachined. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By G.M.
Re: 1936 water pumps

Skip uses a modern seal in the 36 type pumps. This allows him
to maintain closer clearances which increases the pump pressure.
This results in almost double the flow. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,184
Posted By G.M.
Re: flathead engine temps?

YES in all the old Fords the HOT water is moved out the bottom hose
connections up through the radiator into the top tank. From the top tank
through the top hoses and back into the engine. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 753
Posted By G.M.
Re: 2.5 ohm ignition resistor

The resister is used to cut the 6.3 volts from the battery down
to minimum of 3.5 and max of 4.0 volts. This reduces the arc
at the points. The higher the voltage the bigger the arc. If you
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 858
Posted By G.M.
Re: thermostat

Look up gadgiteer@gmail.com G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By G.M.
Re: 35 roadster radio

Have had them in the spare tire and under the
drivers running board. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,370
Posted By G.M.
Re: Bullet connector crimping tool

There is a pliers type tool that you put the bullet connector
in, squeeze the handles and a bunch of little pins come in
and squeeze the recessed part of the bullet. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By G.M.
Re: 1937-1941 Pickup Box Bolts

You can buy any shape or length of bolts from McMaster-Carr
or Grainger. They come in steel or Stainless I always use SS
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,000
Posted By G.M.
Re: 33 Tranny to Driveshaft Oil Leak

FILL the U joint with at last a tube of high drop or drip point
grease. This stays stiff to make a seal and softens up as the
temperature from transmission heats up. G.M.
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