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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: 1940 wiper motor

Sticks? If at the extremes the problem is most likely in the small metal cover. There is a switching device that moves to switch the vacuum so the motor can reverse. The switching device can stick...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: Oil dipstick....

Thin felt washer between the stick and the top of the tube. The felt us just below the round stop washer on the stick. Do not expect the felt from correcting the oil mist. but it may help.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2021, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: Original 1939 Columbia two speed tag

Thanks for posting. Original Columbia literature is rare.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: Carb problem

Remove the adjustment screws and spray some carb cleaner it the two holes, can follow that up with a couple quick shots of low pressure maybe 10 PSI compressed air. Reinsert the adjustment screws...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,617
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: Stromberg 97 adjust

From your photo I notice your using just the front carb choke. If the front carb is blocked shouldn't you be using just the rear carb choke?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: How the heck to I get my top down????

From your photos the top has been down before you purchased. You may want to explain the problems your having, since you have the directions. One of the difference I see is the rear window is not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: 40 Ford Radio Conversion

I also used Mr Blankenship as above. He did a very good job.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2021, 06:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,617
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: Stromberg 97 adjust

Are you able to idle at about 500 RPM? If so adjust idle mixture screws there. Check vacuum, adjust mixture for the highest vacuum. Even at 500 the throttle plates will be open slightly. When the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,109
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: Engine Identification '34 Ford

There is no way to determine if the engine in your car is the one it left the factory with. At any previous point in time it could have been replaced by an identical appearing engine. The number on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: Oil filter add to 36 lb?

Could add return to one of the bolts or studs holding the fuel pump onto the adapter, as was done in 1936. Do not drill and tap the base of the adapter which would add oil to the valve valley and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,617
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: Stromberg 97 adjust

In what location is the accelerator link in the throttle W or S? If W go to S and open the mains up a couple of thousands more. You should see the pump squirting with small movements of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: '37 trunk handle problem

There is also an internal part under the lock cylinder that is turned by the lock cylinder and drives the square pin in or out of the base of the handle. It is made of white metal and can break. This...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,617
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: Stromberg 97 adjust

The synced Carbs are both operated at the same time by the linkage with both operating together at idle. Neither is considered secondary and both Carbs should be identical. For example tri-power...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 576
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: Electrical verification 32 Ford

How many wires on the ammeter?
One YB to the ignition switch and then to the coil.
Second YB goes directly to the cutout
Third YB goes to the lighting fuse.
All three wires on one side of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2021, 06:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,617
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: Stromberg 97 adjust

Both MUST have throttle plates!!! With two 97's the adjustment is about 1 1/2 turn out. Are you running the Carbs with linkage synced or progressive? Typically synced is good. You may need a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2021, 05:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 520
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: 34 Ford Carburetor

If no fuel coming out of the two nozzles in the venturi and there is fuel then there appears to be a blockage. IMO remove the carb and have some fun taking it apart and note the position of all the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 520
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: 34 Ford Carburetor

Daytona has the rebuilding kit, they are in Fla and on the web.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: 34 radio installation and operating manual

dean333 Do you have a question regarding the ash tray radio?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 564
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: 45 Truck parking brake problems

I notice the brake shoe retracting spring (2035) seem to be under some of the hand brake linkage. This can effect operation of the hand brake. The spring has to clear everything on both ends of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 564
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: 45 Truck parking brake problems

What size truck is this? From The photo of your rear brakes, I agree there is a problem and with the brake lever that far forward the brakes should be applied. The second photo on the right is NOT...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: Mart's 32 sedan. Troubleshooting misfire and overheating.

Mart: When the engine is running the belt to the generator turn in the direction to loosen the generator pulley which is screwed onto the generator armature. The "Circ clip" is at the end of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,136
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: KR Wilson Tool ID... HELP!!

KRW also made tools for other than Ford. From what I have seen the "P" in the part number indicated another car Mfg other than Ford.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: 1935-36 Dash Light Switch

35 has opposite operation from the 36-7. The little L shaped rocker sits inside the switch on a cradle it can fall out when disassembling. The insulating material with the two electrical terminals...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 613
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: remove surface rust on transmission gears

Take the gears out and clean in a bath of Kerosene, using wire brushes and scotch bright pads. Dry them off and use a wire wheel to clean off light rust. Sometimes the gears can be lightly bead...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,932
Posted By Terry,OH
Re: 1932 Ford Speedometer Thread

A friend owns a sign shop and has done several speedometer faces for old motorcycles. The process starts with a used face that is somewhat readable or a good quality color photo and a unreadable face...
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