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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By arc40s
wirin for 49 3/4 to truck

Where do you suggest finding a complete wire harness for a 1949 3/4 ton truck?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 226
Posted By arc40s
46th Annual Texas Tour

We wish to extend a invitation to our up coming 46th Annual Texas Tour in Gonzales, TX April 11-14, 2019

“Be apart of the scene in 2019”

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By arc40s
rear gear ratio

Please advise the teeth count for 1937-48 banjo 3:25 ratio
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By arc40s
Harmin Collins

Can any one offer suggestion of what I should ask (value) of a Harmon Collins distributor 1937 to 48. Going to raffle items for club fund raiser.

also value of a KR Wilson timing; 3 bolt and 2...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By arc40s
Columbia dis assembly

Does any one have written instructions to disassemble and resemble 1940-48 Columbia 2-speed rear axle. I have already spoken to gentleman in Calif.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,889
Posted By arc40s
engine colors

Please advise what the correct engine block colors for
37-41 Ford
42 Ford
46-48 Ford
49-53 Ford
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By arc40s
40 Ford dash ashtray

on 40 Ford dash which is the early dash and late dash?
push up or pull out?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By arc40s
Unhappy Fuel pump rod lift

I have a 59AB 1946 engine
I have tried four different fuel pumps(with glass bowl and pump with out), flex hose and fuel pump rods with no luck. I have added 3/16" thick leather shim between pump...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By arc40s
Re: main bearings

Do you still happen to have a set?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,889
Posted By arc40s
Ford flathead valve ajustment sequence

which valves do you ajust with which valve open or closed?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,438
Posted By arc40s
Re: too hot cont.

What would cause poping in muffler or exhaust that relates to plug or ignition?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,438
Posted By arc40s
Re: too hot cont.

I did run compression check.
#1was 120#
#2 was 130#
#3 was 125#
#4 did not check due to hard to get gauge straight

#5 was 120 #
#6 was 120 #
#7 was 110#
#8 was 120#
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,438
Posted By arc40s
Re: too hot cont.

Engine has only about 3K miles on new rebuild so should not have any varnish on valves stems. Feel it may have gotten too HOT and galled valve stems in split guides. I did add quart of M. Mystery oil...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,438
Posted By arc40s
too hot cont.

Question is how do I free up sticky EX valves. engine runs and pops in muffler bad.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By arc40s
Re: Alternator belt

I use a Dayco # B-52 works great.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By arc40s
Texas Tour 2016 in Coursicana, TX

Check out the pictures on our face book page. Lone Star chapter was hoist and GREAT tour.
About 88 cars and 175+ attendees.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 616
Posted By arc40s
Red face NAPA points part#

2 bolt crab distributor
Please advise what NAPA part # is for

set of points #
condenser #
rotor #
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,095
Posted By arc40s
Re: Hot coil

Whew... that was a lot for some how only reads the amount of watts it takes to burn my fingers while twisting two wire together.

So what coil do I need to stay cool? :confused:

if I have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,095
Posted By arc40s
Re: Hot coil

hot wire from ignition switch goes to + primary side of coil
- neg side off coil goes to distributor.

???? not sure what to do next.....

What should voltage be from ign...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,095
Posted By arc40s
Hot coil

I have a 8BA engine with 12V can coil.
Stock single point dist.
After about 56-60 miles the coil get so hot it start mis fire losses power and then just stops and wont start...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By arc40s
driving games

V8 club having a picnic and we are looking for any slow driving games you know of. suggestions? :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,532
Posted By arc40s
rear end ratio

please advise the available rear end ratios for 1949 thru 1953 Ford, Mercury, Lincolns.
Also # pinion teeth and ring gear teeth for each ratio.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By arc40s
Road Trip games

Does any one have any "Road Trip Games" to keep group awake on a long trip?
Early Ford V8 Quiz?
Any other thing you can think of? :rolleyes:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By arc40s
97 leaks

Question: I have a 97 carb that the two brass plugs at bowl base drip gas. I have installed new gaskets from rebuild kit still leaks. suggestion's for cure? Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 610
Posted By arc40s
rear main seals

How many rear main seals are found in flatheads.
1937-40 rope top and bottom in block & lower main cap.
41 one rope with pot metal block side
46-48 two pot metal no rope (labyrinth)
49-53 one...
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