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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By 54vicky
Re: fender skirts

as 51 said it depends on whether factory or after market(foxcraft etc)the factory style use one style mounting foxcraft use another they both use a lever to pull them tight but the brackets are...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-10-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By 54vicky
Re: generator technical

you should be ale to use you brackets if you search there are probably instructions out there.I did mine years ago all I needed was a threaded rod and nuts.pretty simple no need for a kit.from memory...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-07-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By 54vicky
Re: generator technical

had that happen when regulator went south many times.if I did not hear belt squeal it would flip off and carry on spinning until it killed battery.that was my redneck method to check generator...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-07-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By 54vicky
Re: Y-block distributor wrench ?

I would think 1/4" is what you mean.I like Dons idea I do not know how many times I dropped mine never thought of shoe lace idea.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By 54vicky
Re: Fresh air bellows?!?1952 customline

DC has them but they are junk have been for a lot of years.better to make your own from a small inner tube.biggest problem may be finding a good quality tube.motorcycle may be your best bet
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-05-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 786
Posted By 54vicky
Re: My Power Steering Control Valve blowed up today

I would not worry about getting anything in the hose holes.they will be completely disassembling it anyway.not anywhere for dirt to hide once apart.biggest thing would be draining the fluid out...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-04-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By 54vicky
Re: trim rings

I hesitate mentioning the bay as lot(most) do not know what they have.on the other hand I used to see listings years ago.I have not been on for years I am sure they will still be listing some.may...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-04-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By 54vicky
Re: generator technical

the generator may be good it could be the regulator.WAG
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-03-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By 54vicky
Re: Engine miss at 30 MPR

to confirm fuel starvation when it starts to do that ease off the throttle.do not lift off the throttle but slowly ease off it will allow fuel to fill the bowl if it is the float setting.then slowly...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-02-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 419
Posted By 54vicky
Re: 1956 272 flywheel

I think if you measure from tooth edge to center of bolt hole if some one has a 10" for sure.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 772
Posted By 54vicky
Re: Checking 6 volt neg ground output with multi meter

I agree with Bob mine has been on for years (+ ground )
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,297
Posted By 54vicky
Re: Speaking of Auto Part Stores I'll share my experience.

they buy a lot of closeouts not necessarily seconds.been buying for years no problems.even with shipping cost is way less than major aftermarket stores here.an old post but still relevant info...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By 54vicky
Re: 1952 customline steering issue

there are myriad of things in the front steering that can cause the looseness.as to grease there are a lot of opinions as to what to use corn head grease is one of many.JD is mentioned a lot.somebody...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,224
Posted By 54vicky
Re: 36 LB. temp ranges, thermostats?

back then into at least the early 70s cardboard in front of rad was common practice up here.sorry for sidetrack just could not let that go by.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-17-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By 54vicky
Re: horn kit 1960 F100

wow with all that information you may be waiting awhile.there are a few blanks that need to be filled in.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-14-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By 54vicky
Re: proportion valve with disc brk kit

you should do some more research I have a feeling you did not install properly.if installed properly there should be no reason for the PV.I doubt the van has a PV from factory.is it equipped with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 691
Posted By 54vicky
Re: More. Brake problems

as you discovered it can cause a lot of problems.I was not being smart when I asked about bleeding it.as you know there is bleeding and then there is bleeding.hopefully this allows you to be out and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 691
Posted By 54vicky
Re: More. Brake problems

did you bench bleed the master?
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-06-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By 54vicky
Re: rad cap Y block

you answered your own question the manual stated proper one why question it?
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-05-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By 54vicky
Re: 1955 Ford Ranch Wagon , Looking for part ID

without going down to look at mine (both a PS one and non)I do not think that is a correct idle on the bay typical.from memory there should be a dip in it (both)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By 54vicky
Re: 51 Merc brakes replace

WAG but there is a slight edge on the anchor pin if you do not have the (plate)fully on it will sit proud enough that the springs will not seat.never myself seen springs that are fatter but.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-29-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By 54vicky
Re: Auto transmission safety switch 57 Ford

if you look on the left front fender the wiring harness should have the switch wires exiting and the switch wires plug into them.the wires do not run directly to the switch but they are run from the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,377
Posted By 54vicky
Re: ***Need help on BRAKES - 53 Merc Monterey***

the problem with that approach is that the cylinders are R+L specific
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-27-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By 54vicky
Re: y block fuel pump

that is so you question your ability to do the job with a single bolt.that is also known as flat rate 101
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-27-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By 54vicky
Re: 64 Galaxie how to separate front drum from hub

looks like even the lining material may not have even liked that solution.there is ingenuity then there is insanity
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