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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Rustynutz52
Posies Front Spring install 1937

Installing a Posies front spring in my 37 ford. I have the assembled axle w / spring raised up into the front crossmember, but I think I might be missing something. It appears that I only have 2...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Rustynutz52
1939 Ford Brake Pedal Low

I noticed the other day my pedal seems to engage the brakes lower then before. Car has no wheel cylinder or master cylinder leaks and has been driven a few thousand miles since I did the brakes. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,618
Posted By Rustynutz52
Re: Solid State Voltage Regulator

James Peterson did my 39 voltage regulator. I have run it for three years without a hitch. He did a super nice job. My car only has 50k on it so we did not re-plate it. Looks perfect!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By Rustynutz52
Re: Posies 2040 Front Spring 1937 Ford??

I think the springs on my car are worn out. I have never done a front spring swap. Whatís the easiest way to do it. Sounds like dropping the front axle and spring is the best option. Then use a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By Rustynutz52
Posies 2040 Front Spring 1937 Ford??

Is the Posies 2040 spring the correct spring for a 1937 ford. Looking to drop the front end and want to install a reverse eye spring.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By Rustynutz52
Re: 1937 Ford Headlight Harness Routing

Still wondering if anyone has any info on how to route the headlight harness on my 1937 once it leaves the end of the steering box Looks like it might make sense for it to go between front cross...
Forum: Early V8 12-08-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 433
Posted By Rustynutz52
1939 Rear Drums

I need 2 1939 ford drums that can be turned. My 37 has 39 hydraulics and the rears are paper thin.
Thanks
Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By Rustynutz52
1937 Ford Headlight Harness Routing

Does anyone have any pics of how the headlight / horn harness routes after it comes off the steering box. My car has what looks like a bolted harness clip to the top frame rail. Just not sure on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,548
Posted By Rustynutz52
Re: Bolts that hold backing plate 39 ford

Thanks for the info. You guys are spot on as always. The 1937 I just bought has had the brakes converted to 1939 hydraulics. It also has one of the tube shock conversion kits on it. It is missing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,548
Posted By Rustynutz52
Bolts that hold backing plate 39 ford

Does anyone know of a vendor whom sells the original style bolts that hold backing plate to rear end. Itís a female style nut/bolt thing.
Forum: Early V8 07-08-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 360
Posted By Rustynutz52
1939 Rear Axle Backing Plate Bolts

Does anyone have a set of these they would be willing to part with. I need two of the bolts and one of the nuts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By Rustynutz52
Re: The 37 starts but wont run saga

Thanks for the advice I am 48 years old. I grew up around the early ford v8 crowd going to shows with my dad. He is 78 years old now and still loves these cars. I have a 39 ford that is all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By Rustynutz52
Re: The 37 starts but wont run saga

Where do I get a mechanical gauge?? Trying to learn to work on these things.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By Rustynutz52
Re: The 37 starts but wont run saga

Ok I am a big dummy, I had the starter cable and the battery cable swapped around on the solenoid. Car is starting up and running perfectly now that I swapped them around. Still showing no oil...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By Rustynutz52
The 37 starts but wont run saga

I got the 37 to start up and it ran to the end of the driveway. Have not been able to get it to start again and run on its own?? I have checked the fuel pump and am getting good fuel and good...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,076
Posted By Rustynutz52
Re: Update on 1937 Got it started but its knocking

Started it up when i got home tonght. Knocking seemed less then last night. After about 30 sec it went away and car seems to be running smooth. Showing no oil pressure on sender. Smoking a bit....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,076
Posted By Rustynutz52
Update on 1937 Got it started but its knocking

Got the 37 started last night finally. Changed out distributor and plug wires. Car will start right up with a shot of ether. And will run on its own but i have a bad knocking noise that sounds like...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By Rustynutz52
Crack in head how bad

I bought a non running 37 tudor this weekend. In trying to get the car to start i noticed a crack weeping coolent on the passenger side head. I think the engine is a later block. Is this really...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,606
Posted By Rustynutz52
Re: Moonshine Festival

Vic, I would be interested. I am going to be driving down from Charlotte in my 39.

Thanks Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,606
Posted By Rustynutz52
Moonshine Festival

Is anyone going this year. Have not seen any discussion.
Forum: Early V8 07-18-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 350
Posted By Rustynutz52
1939 ford deluxe battery tray support

I am looking for the support that is on the front of the battery tray that goes from the tray to the frame rail. Thanks Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,727
Posted By Rustynutz52
Re: 1939 ford voltage regulator conversion

I just ran some test and came up with the following readings
When hooked up to the arm terminal and a good ground, I am getting the following volt readings
6.8 Idle
7.2 to 7.5 With RPM

On...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2016, 06:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,727
Posted By Rustynutz52
Re: 1939 ford voltage regulator conversion

Kevin, I think you are right, I should figure out what exactly is going on before replacing parts. The issue is the battery wants to boil one of the cells on longer runs. on short runs It will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,727
Posted By Rustynutz52
Re: 1939 ford voltage regulator conversion

Jseery, not sure this is me as I only have this original 39. I had Rhode Island make a new harness for it. Wiring is as good as it gets.
Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,727
Posted By Rustynutz52
Re: 1939 ford voltage regulator conversion

The one on my car has no ground strap. I assume it is grounding it self to the firewall through the mounting screws.
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