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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By vintrex
Re: Distributor wire question

Sorry, yes I did mean spark plug wires. Thanks for the replies.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,672
Posted By vintrex
Re: New Gen learning from Old Gen

Yes van pelts had a lot of very helpful info as well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By vintrex
Distributor wire question

I was going to swap out Dist. wires with a new unused uncut set of wires but wondered if the 6v Vs 12v would be an issue? All advice is appreiated...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,429
Posted By vintrex
Re: About to start a flathead V8

i was going to change out my wires with a new set of uncut 8mm and wondered if 6v would be a problem....has anyone had issues with similar?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,672
Posted By vintrex
Re: New Gen learning from Old Gen

Thanks for all the replies and the info. I just went to the "new posts"section and from there went to purchase three books on working and rebuilding the ford flathead. I am now in search of a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,672
Posted By vintrex
Re: New Gen learning from Old Gen

Yes sir, in a way you just made my point, a list of reputable parts warehouses would give the new car owner insta resources. I know up until know many different posts may contain the same info but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,672
Posted By vintrex
Re: New Gen learning from Old Gen

Thanks will do. So far found Bob Drakes....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,672
Posted By vintrex
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,672
Posted By vintrex
New Gen learning from Old Gen

I was given information about Bob Drake for replacement parts. Does anyone know of any other warehouses or sites that offer replacement parts for a 1947 Ford Super or ford flathead V8?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,831
Posted By vintrex
Re: 1947 vin or serial number

Thanks, i am going to inquire from my DMV and Troop as to whether or not that is legal. It is cool looking though and Im sure make things a lot easier to identify. After looking at a suggested...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,831
Posted By vintrex
Re: 1947 vin or serial number

I am concerned about the current number location getting painted over or fading due to rust and age. I will be doing a "gradual long term" restoration so for now I filled the numbers with white and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,345
Posted By vintrex
Re: Hello new guy here

Welcome, I just acquired a 1947 Ford Super Deluxe. The members here at the Barn have been great. Im still in the process of trying to navigate the site, and locate members who may live close or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,831
Posted By vintrex
Re: 1947 vin or serial number

After this I wondered if a VIN plate could be purchased and installed or if it could be stamped elsewhere.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,794
Posted By vintrex
Re: 6 volt battery question

so, i had planned to switch to 12 volt as soon as i got everything else in order...is that not recommended?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 181,422
Posted By vintrex
Re: Hey Fellas... Some Clarification...

Absolutely agree...I think I got in the game too late for mine to remain stock.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,778
Posted By vintrex
Re: Disc brake question

Could a late 60's or 70's 9" rear be useful in swapping over?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,667
Posted By vintrex
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 41,080
Posted By vintrex
Re: Manners... A new rule...

Hello All,

I read the post and can relate to many takes on this. I love older cars and have had many. I never had someone to show me mechanics so I had to learn on my own or through what I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,831
Posted By vintrex
Re: 1947 vin or serial number

Hello all!

Thank you for all the help...thank you, thank you, thanks! Just an update. Had the vehicle inspected and now have it registered and titled and can begin work.��
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,831
Posted By vintrex
Re: 1947 vin or serial number

I did find it. It was on the driver's side next to the radiator. Thank you all for the help and information.

As mentioned I'm in Louisiana and had to go to these lengths because the year was not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,831
Posted By vintrex
1947 vin or serial number

Hello all, Well my latest problem with my 47 has become getting the paperwork completed in Louisiana. My original title which was a Pennsylvania title did not have the year of manufacture in the...
Forum: Early V8 07-22-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By vintrex
1947 ford super deluxe front seat

Hello all, I'm still looking for a front seat for a 1947 super deluxe 4 door.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,429
Posted By vintrex
Re: About to start a flathead V8

Ok, so to even get close to a point where I could think of giving this motor a twirl I have to take care of the distributor which we talked about already. The radiator hoses are shredded and even...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,429
Posted By vintrex
Re: About to start a flathead V8

I will try to make contact with Jim.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,429
Posted By vintrex
Re: About to start a flathead V8

Yep!���� The cap is still under the hood.
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