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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 995
Posted By slowforty
Re: Ford built last bomber shot down in WWII

My Father had pictures of a German Airfield from the War. In one of the hangers was a German Jet ,the ME-262
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By slowforty
Re: Starter brushes

Used to tie it back with a piece of string. Cut the string when done.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By slowforty
Re: Best intake options for 50 sedan

Also on a fairly stock engine the stock cast iron manifolds work well, with dual exhaust.
I know headers are cool. but almost $300, buys a lot of Gas and Beer
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By slowforty
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,571
Posted By slowforty
Re: lost my best friend today

My wife died about 9 years ago (35 years). It Does not get any better but dont let it get any worse. A hard part to get used to is having no Supervision. One day at a time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,206
Posted By slowforty
Re: Fenton cast iron headers

According to the 1956 Hot Rod Magazine Article that ran for three months. "How to Build the Really Right Flathead. Headers were not needed unless you built an "All Out " engine.
Supposedly the stock...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By slowforty
Re: Windshield Polishing

If you can feel the scratch with your finger nail, it may be too far gone to polish. If you do polish the scratch out, there will be a wave in the glass
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By slowforty
Re: electric fuel pump

Airtex 6 volt at Rock Auto is around the cheapest so far
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By slowforty
radiator question

I have a radiator, which i thought was for a 1940 Ford car. But the core is an inch taller and an inch wider and came with a shroud. Any ideas about what it was from?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,006
Posted By slowforty
Re: Center stop light.

Although it did not seem to help, check the reflective tape location on my avatar. It is easily seen by any Alert (?) driver. Available at Harbor Freight
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By slowforty
Re: Tail light upgrade

At least they dont need power or have moving parts.
Thanks petehoovie.
And you dont have to remember to turn them on.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By slowforty
Tail light upgrade

I was at Harbor Freight and found some Red and White reflective strips. They are about 12 inches by 2 inches. They have adhesive on the back. I have some magnetic material, so i stuck the strips to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 774
Views: 256,343
Posted By slowforty
Re: V-8 Fords on Film

Lovecraft Country 1040 Ford Tudor Deluxe Green in the first episode for about 29 seconds
Fargo 4 episode 7 same car as above On HBO about 20 seconds
By the way it is my car
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 767
Posted By slowforty
Re: 1953 f100

Plain old vinegar will work well. let is set for a day or so. i had to do mine four times.
Vinegar is about $ 1.50 a gallon, takes about four gallons each time. I set the engine out in the sun and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,220
Posted By slowforty
Re: Interior heat

I plugged all the holes in my 40 and covered the floor with some (Fake from Home Depot) Dyna Mat like insulation. It still gets warm in the car. But now it is October so who cares. Even without a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By slowforty
Re: Any thoughts on Optima 6V

Get Optima at Amazon If you get their credit card they give you a $50 To $100 Off
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By slowforty
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,646
Posted By slowforty
Re: Where do you CURRENTLY acquire a flow through electric fuel pump?

How about the four point deduction for Plastic valve caps?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By slowforty
Re: Newport Indiana Hill Climb

Hurry before you find a hole in your bucket
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,646
Posted By slowforty
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,279
Posted By slowforty
Re: 39 Deluxe questions.

Round accessory stick on mirrors work well. You may have to search for the correct size
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By slowforty
Newport Indiana Hill Climb

Anyone going to the Newport Indiana Hill Climb Oct 2 and 3
New timing system, all digital, should be interesting.
Look for the Green 40 Ford Tudor Deluxe
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,279
Posted By slowforty
Re: 39 Deluxe questions.

Can hardly see anything with hinge pin mirrors. Clamp on mirrors are much better
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,544
Posted By slowforty
Re: Vintage battery kill switch?

I used a copper lever switch. It works a lot better than the green wheel switch. No parts to melt if you crank your starter too long. Available on E-Bay or amazon. check for best price
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By slowforty
Re: old or new motor

I ran the same condition engine in my 40 for 20 years. just made sure it was tuned up and the oil level was good. used about a quart of oil every hundred or so miles. probably drove it 600 or 700...
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