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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,505
Posted By ford3
Re: Static in Radio

sipereal, your right on the f/m radio, a/m use to be king but it was killed by talk shows, people want music and not words
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,505
Posted By ford3
Re: Static in Radio

try RadioShack, they were condensors and went on the dist and on the generator, had one that plugged into the coil before the coil wire
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,168
Posted By ford3
Re: How did you hear about FORD BARN Forum ?

I found this site thru Shellys old chevybarn
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-06-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,382
Posted By ford3
Re: 67 Falcon power steering question

you may have to install a valve that can cut down the pressure to the steering box
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,360
Posted By ford3
Re: vic piano

Randy, why don't you go and update your profile telling us what city your in, some one might be close and may want to stop by and say hello
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,360
Posted By ford3
Re: vic piano

ok, thanks, I didn't see any posts by him today in any of the rooms
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,360
Posted By ford3
vic piano

where has Vic been? I haven't seen any post from him in a while, any one heard from him?
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-06-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,382
Posted By ford3
Re: 67 Falcon power steering question

what power steering pump did you use, chevy pumps put out more pressure than fords, they make ford steering quick and tweachy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,344
Posted By ford3
Re: HELP! This is a puzzle

check coil, condenser, rotor, coil wire and cap, your losing spark some where in one of those, change one thing at a time till you find the problem
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,518
Posted By ford3
Re: Update on Merc52 / Trev

you will be sorry, he will take the drivers seat and do all the driving
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,384
Posted By ford3
Re: 8BA using coolant and getting hot

have heads resurfaced litely, and check valve clearance, it looks like a couple of intakes are starting to burn, intakes should be black and if they start to turn tan they are starting to burn, and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,139
Posted By ford3
Re: Driving my 30 up a hill

Damn Logan, I didn't think of that, im getting old I guess
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,139
Posted By ford3
Re: Driving my 30 up a hill

back firing usually means a lean condition, fuel running away from the jet in the carb on steep inclines, you might have your float set just a little low, try raising it just a little, don't raise it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 916
Posted By ford3
Re: Testing 12V generator output

check at the arm post
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-05-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,512
Posted By ford3
Re: 1939-52 toploader behind a Y-block?

you have to be careful with those trans, you can knock a couple of teeth off the cluster gear, don't slam it in gear and pop the clutch to get second gear rubber, most early flatheads had 100 h/p or...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-05-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,217
Posted By ford3
Re: Fordomatic mystery 53 up

check the thrust washer on the main cap, if it has to much play the crank can walk back and forth causing the crank shaft to force the torque converter to put excessive pressure on the trans input...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,636
Posted By ford3
Re: Charging /Alternator ??

one thing not mentioned about 1 wire altenators is they may not break connection when the motor is stopped, the alt may stay excited and run down your battery over nite, that has happened to me...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,453
Posted By ford3
Re: 1936 Ford Pickup - New Fuel Pump, No Gas

put a jet nozzle in the filler neck and sealed with a rag, squirt a little air pressure in the tank while a friend turns the engine over, some pumps just wont pick up fuel when new, be careful with...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-04-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 769
Posted By ford3
Re: 1962 ford galaxie xl 500

fair price, but in the wrong place, should be in the for sale section on here
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-04-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,470
Posted By ford3
Re: Storing a rebuilt engine

you need to make sure every thing in the engine is well oiled, squirt mmo or some other oil in each cylinder, a lot of it. if the intake manifold is off put a lot of oil in each intake port, same...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,095
Posted By ford3
Re: Does this cap make my butt look big??

hey Bubba , compared to what?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,518
Posted By ford3
Re: Update on Merc52 / Trev

thanks for the update, I wish him well and a full recovery
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,494
Posted By ford3
Re: Help with stuck exhaust valves in 8BA

if you tap on the vales make sure you tap exactly in the middle of he valve head, valves bend easy, try a mix of 50/50 acetone and trans oil, that's the best penetrant you can use, don't get in a...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-02-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 757
Posted By ford3
Re: Mercury7

did you replace or forget to replace the wood taper seals that go in the grove on the side of the main cap?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,146
Posted By ford3
Re: Motor clearance issue with T 5

is the engine at a 3 degree down angle?
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