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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 09:35 PM
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Posted By gmcole
Re: Vacuum Line Messed up

Thank you! I was able to get it back on hopefully without damage.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By gmcole
Vacuum Line Messed up

I took my carb off to work on it and the vacuum line which goes from the back of distributor into carb messed up. Basically I pulled the nut off the line and now I cannot get it back onto the line....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,200
Posted By gmcole
Re: 1950 f1

Thanks cmbrucew. I failed to mention that I did also take the lid off the carb and put gas in the float - without success. Does the carb provide suction to the fuel pump or does the pump push the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,200
Posted By gmcole
Re: 1950 f1

The fuel pump on the truck is a new unit (bought from LMC Truck). I would hope that I didn't get a faulty pump but cannot rule that out. The pump does suck fuel into the sediment bowl but is not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,200
Posted By gmcole
Re: 1950 f1

Thank you everyone for the recommendations. As I mentioned earlier, I got the fuel pump working - I thought. Meaning, I have fuel in the bowl so the suction works but there is no fuel being pushed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,200
Posted By gmcole
Re: 1950 f1

Thanks. The engine is the flat head v8 - R series (if that helps). I will try the spark plugs but what is next recommendation for pass or fail?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,200
Posted By gmcole
Re: 1950 f1

Thank you all for the quick and great help. I worked tonight and found that the fuel pump rocker arm must not have been set right on the pin. After many arm cramps I now have fuel going through the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,200
Posted By gmcole
1950 f1

Howdy! I am new to Ford Barn having just acquired a 1950 Ford F1. My immediate goals are to just get her to run as my dad drove the truck into the barn and parked it several years ago. I recently...
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