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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By G.M.
Re: Stock 40 Coupe

I would be shaking if I was in New England today myself. Right now
I am on the MSC Meraviglia just off the coast of Havana Cuba. Weather
is clear and I see an oil tanker off the port side about 10...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 308
Posted By G.M.
Re: What Lube do you put in your Columbia S/W Speedo Changer?

Lubriplate was what was called for the Columbia speedo parts. G.M.

Did a google search and found Lubriplate is still available
in the same silver and black 14 oz can for $11.00
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By G.M.
Re: Popping out Passenger side Exhaust

Drizzle some Marvel Mystery Oil down the carb when
it's running to free the sticky valve. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By G.M.
Re: Who rebuilds Hydrastatic gauges?

You can do these yourself. I posted detailed info on here a few years
ago. You should be able to find it. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By G.M.
Convertible Tops

Who makes tops for a 1933 phaeton?? G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By G.M.
Re: 1932 Model B water pumps

Contact Skip Haney 1-941-505-9085 in Florida. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By G.M.
Re: 1947 Ford Super Deluxe Convertible

There is a place in Punta Gorda, Fl. that has all the
top parts. It's called hydro electrics. I'll look up the
phone number. G.M. 1-941-639-0437
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,218
Posted By G.M.
Re: Ignition timing

The points are NOT set with a feeler gauge. They are
on a Ford~Heyer strobe machine on a dwell meter. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,143
Posted By G.M.
Re: XM Radio On 6 Volts Positive?

I think if you change the polarity of the radio you are going to
have to iceolate the radio from ground. A guy named Charlie
from I believe Ohio made some kind of adaptor. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,706
Posted By G.M.
Re: Junk yards of the '40s '50s

I almost lived in Rosies junk yard in Sharon Hill, Pa. back in the 40's
from the time I was 15 to 18 years old. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,245
Posted By G.M.
Re: Water Pump Flow Rate

I would like to add that since the new turbine impeller has been
used and tested for a number of years every 1937 to 1953 pump
delivers 110 gallons after being modified and tested. Every pump
Skip...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By G.M.
Re: starting problems

Send your coil and a few condensers to Skip Haney. He will rebuild
your coil and hot test the condensers. skip@fordsrus.com G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By G.M.
Re: Where to get a OD solenoid for a '49 convertible?

There is a place in Punta Gorda, Fl. that sells the parts called Hydro electric. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 743
Posted By G.M.
Re: Ford engine factory break in process

Just turning over not running. No distributors. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,531
Posted By G.M.
Re: 34??steering wheel

Low drip point or melt point grease works well in the old Ford
steering box's. High temperature grease will stay in place when hot
and the gear cuts a hole in the center and the gears run dry. When...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By G.M.
Re: Starter- Generator Repair Shop

Chestnut Hill Auto Electric
629 Chestnut Hill Rd.
Denver, Pa. 17517 1-717-445-4516
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By G.M.
Starter- Generator Repair Shop

I have used these people to repair generators and starters for
about 40 years. They have the parts and test equiprment for the
old Ford starters and generators. They helped me make 7 six
volt...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By G.M.
Re: 6v Generator Swap

I have adapted the 36 fan to the 39 generator. Had to make an adaptor. It's
been on the car 35 years and at least 50,000 miles. I set it up with a dial
indicator. Here are two I did. These were...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 654
Posted By G.M.
Re: Recurring Sudden Oil pressure drop

There can be several pressure relief valves that will open and drop the
pressure to almost zero. One is up in front of the valve valley as mentioned.
And one in the oil pump. Older pumps with a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By G.M.
Re: 1936 coil testing

No they won't deteriorate on the shelf. The material used to
make coils years ago was not good to start with. They had coil
problems when the cars were new. Were OK in cold temps but
failed in hot...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 811
Posted By G.M.
Re: Wiring an electric fuel pump

When I used an electric pump I wired it to the accessory terminal on
the ignition switch. The small ball shaped ends on the triangle shaped
copper or brass contact plate won't carry much current...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By G.M.
Re: Optima battery support bracket/carrier for a '34

Here is what I did on a 34 P/U G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By G.M.
Re: 59AB thermostat

You got it a little mixed up. They are all the 330 type. The
second numbers are the temperature they open at.
330-170 is the 330 type and opens at 170. G.M.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,390
Posted By G.M.
Re: Roy Nacewicz's business, and it's future

Years ago I black oxide parts for the welding machines I manufactured.
You boil walnut shells in water for a long time, then boil the parts until
they get good and black, rinse and soak in oil. It...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By G.M.
Re: 59AB thermostat

Because modern stats don't have large enough flow
openings and restrict the flow of coolant through the
engine and radiator. The best stats were Robertshaw
number 360-160, 360-170 or 360-180....
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