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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 920
Posted By flatford8
Re: Future V-8er??

Putting parts in the bike basket for her to bring to another location is priceless!!..... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,287
Posted By flatford8
Re: Brakes

Have you adjusted the brakes, having a slight drag. I didn’t see in your post that you did.
Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 852
Posted By flatford8
Re: What have I done?!

Good for you on the attempt to make it go again!!!!.....Love Shoeboxes!!!...Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,078
Posted By flatford8
Re: 8BA block concern

My ‘50 drips moisture from the exhaust frequently. If your not losing coolant and it doesn’t feel like antifreeze, I would think it’s just moisture...... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By flatford8
Re: 50 Ford 8ba spark plug fouling problem

I use Autolite 216 in a stock ‘50 and have had two where the electrode pulled right out of the plug. I agree with the other posters that think you have another problem to cause fouling. Plugs won’t...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By flatford8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,275
Posted By flatford8
Re: 59AB Cooling System Advice Needed from the Experts (not an overheating issue)

Not sure if this has anything to do with your problem. Is the coolant recovery tank blocking air flow through the top corner of the radiator?.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2019, 04:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1951 Ford 4dr

Are you about that being a ‘51?. The rear spring hangers are different. ‘51’s have a rounded piece of flat steel and mount the upper spring hanger in it, rather than through the frame like a ‘50. Or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By flatford8
Re: Road Rebel

Great tribute to someone who was there when it all started......Good for you!!!.....some pics when your done???....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1951 Ford 4dr

There were running changes/improvements on the ‘49-‘51 cars. I think things were pretty much sorted out with the ‘51’s. I will get pics of the parts I have to you on Sunday.
Work has been crazy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,453
Posted By flatford8
Re: Muffler review

“She thinks the loud exhaust has caused my hearing loss“...... I hear fine.....I just don’t listen worth a shit!!!!......on my ‘51 I think I’m going with JSeery’s plan......start with straight pipes...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,400
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1940 Starter

A light coat of oil for storage can’t hurt. I think you fixed it when you cleaned the connections..... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,351
Posted By flatford8
Re: GB Sisson

I PMed him. I bet he’s riding around that Island in his home-built Woody, towing an ol’ wooden boat with a smile that fills the cab. If so, good for him!!!.....I wish it was me!..Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1951 Ford 4dr

Low50s..... heck your PM’s......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,672
Posted By flatford8
Re: 46 Ford 1.5 ton

Nice truck!!!.....that’s some serious rubber on the back of it.....I have two dump bodies like that if any ones looking......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By flatford8
Re: Fender Mirror

Ralph, I think you’ve got a good idea with the stick on convex mirror. I have one similar to yours on my ‘50 and it just doesn’t give much for rear view at all. I have none on the passenger side and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By flatford8
Re: steering box rebuild

What’s the reason you think it needs a rebuild?....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By flatford8
Re: Modern Carb kits for Holley 94

Welcome to the ‘Barn.....nice car!!...Love shoeboxes!!!....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 842
Posted By flatford8
Re: Leaf spring alignment bolt under axle pad

Looks great!!.....how many times have you asked yourself “ why didn’t I DRIVE into the garage?”.....this damn rear ended is HEAVY!!!.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 842
Posted By flatford8
Re: Leaf spring alignment bolt under axle pad

It’s a center bolt..... pretty sure it’s supposed to look that way..... at least all the ones I’ve seen have been..... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 842
Posted By flatford8
Re: Leaf spring alignment bolt under axle pad

Clean any mating surfaces real well with a wire wheel will get everything fitting back together good. You can strike the top of the u-bolts with a heavy hammer as your tightening to get the u-bolts...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,102
Posted By flatford8
Re: Speaking of rare!

It looks like the plug wire loom keeps going.....is that a rag or something on the back covering #8?......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By flatford8
Re: Mercury Sunset Pano

I don’t think the town I live in is a thousand acres!!....I’d be proud to have one of those calendars on my wall if you decide to do it......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By flatford8
Re: Mercury Sunset Pano

Great photo Ralph!!!....talk about the wide open spaces!!.....how many acres do you farm up there??.....we haven’t got much for warm weather here either....I’m still running the heat in my car on my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By flatford8
Re: New Video. Tinkering on the 41 pickup.

I think your truck just wanted some “hands on” attention........is your dog a Weimareiner?.....you folks seem to live pretty close together over there....does anybody complain when your “ knocking...
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