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Forum: Early V8 Yesterday, 08:48 PM
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Posted By wga
Free 8ba thermostat housings

(8) thermostat housings + (2) early thermostats. Who knows if they work?
Housings show corrosion on the necks and in some cases on the base.
However if you are interested in these for the cost...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By wga
Re: Electric wiper conversion


Not familiar with the DC...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 617
Posted By wga
Re: 1947 Ford Super Deluxe Generator getting hot

Ampless in Seattle -
Re read your first post - since the generator is 'rebuilt' / new, what is the condition of the regulator? Remove the cover, and see if there if the points from A terminal are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By wga
Re: 1938 Woodie - closing gap in wood frame

That photo of the horizontal piece fitting in the vertical, is a mortise and tenon joint. They become loose over time. Could be that joint has hidden rot, and a new tenon
and or mortise. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 930
Posted By wga
Re: Overdrive Transmission in a 1952 F1

Have you thought of going to an automatic trans? A friend put a GM700R4 behind his 8ba in a 50 woodie. Loved it. Used an adapter for engine to trans mounting, and a column
shift. 2004R works...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By wga
Re: Antique Auto Radiator Repair and Restoration

Alan - understood, however, I remember when Panky's in Hayward was a go to shop.
About 8 years ago, they replaced the core from my 49 with a forklift truck core. Despite telling them it was for a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By wga
Re: H&h

They are swamped. Mike will return your call.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By wga
Re: 12V conversion?

Travis, there are a plethora of posts on this site regarding how to make the change.
Dash lights can be regulated with 12 volt input to a constant voltage regulator, these were common on Mustangs,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By wga
Re: "Poly" brake lines...

Goggle it

Underneath the PVF-coating is a double-wall, low carbon steel, copper brazed tubing which meets all international and U.S. requirements for brake tubing. The difference being that...
Forum: Early V8 09-26-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By wga
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 689
Posted By wga
Re: New Rebuild Overheating

Have you tried it without the thermostats - just to be sure there is good coolant flow.
Did you check timing with a vac gauge as mentioned? Otherwise take it out and drive it.
If you're loosing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By wga
Re: 49 woodie rod radiator

Tex - might want to post on the HAMB or on a Mustang forum.
Spent an hour or so with FI Tech at SEMA last year, and they are the best IMO. Would suggest you work with them on this as well. ...
Forum: Early V8 09-23-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By wga
Navarro 3x2 intake manifold new

Navarro 3 x 2 intake manifold. New - not installed.
$325 plus shipping from 92886. About 15 lbs.

Contact me with any questions.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By wga
Re: Engine stops when it is hot

James - if converted to 12 volt, the Bosch blue coil is the way to go - internally resisted.
Forum: Early V8 09-21-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 379
Posted By wga
8ba crank pulley new

Never installed, new in box.

$75.00 plus shipping - USPS or UPS.

8BA-6312-C crankshaft pulley (2 groove - narrow belt) in cast iron.


1950-53 Ford and Mercury...
Forum: Early V8 09-20-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By wga
Forum: Early V8 09-20-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By wga

$90.00 for a pair of new in the box pumps
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By wga
Re: Electric short somewhere

Separate the wires coming out of the fuse as mentioned. Had the same problem with my 49. It was the wiring junction at the left rear frame area, that connected to the wiring going up to the lights....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,854
Posted By wga
Re: NGK Plugs

Used for the past 15+ years in my 49
Forum: Early V8 09-14-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By wga
Forum: Early V8 09-13-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By wga
Hexagon mfg intake

Casted from an original Hexagon intake.

$175.00 plus shipping from Orange County, CA.
Forum: Early V8 09-12-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By wga
Copper head gaskets

(2) big bore copper head gaskets Victor Reinz . Made in Canada.
$60.00 plus UPS or USPS. Or pick them up locally in Orange County, CA.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,724
Posted By wga
Re: Rust Oleum spray cans

x2 acetone or lacquer thinner
Forum: Early V8 09-10-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By wga

Price reduced to $90.00

(2) 8RT water pumps NEW. Never installed. Wide belt. $120.00 / pair.
Located in Yorba Linda, CA. Buyer pays shipping cost. UPS or USPS. Or local pickup.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,462
Posted By wga
Re: Painted My First Car (well, parts of one!)

Tom - congrats. Any issues with the dust - you did wet down the area ?
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