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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By bmwillia
Re: 34 dash screws, what were they?

What length for the cowl to dash and the two corner screws?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By bmwillia
Re: Hydro static fuel gauge system

Are you talking about an electrical gauge wire? My 33 gauge does not have an electrical connection. I have been working for about a month to get it unclogged.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By bmwillia
Re: Fuel gage question

a little more progress. After soaking in Phosphoric Acid, Lacquer Thinner, and Brake Cleaner, I am now getting some air bubbles when I put compressed air in the reservoir. Its still not open enough...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By bmwillia
Re: Fuel gage question

I am making slow progress on mine. I've used mig wire and phone wire. Lacquer thinner and Phosphoric acid.

I used compressed air in the reservoir today and saw some bubbles for the first time in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By bmwillia
Re: Fuel gage question

Thanks everyone.

I messed around with it today. I think I am making progress. I'll let y'all know if I get it unclogged.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By bmwillia
Re: Fuel gage question

Also,

I have no cap on the glass tube of my gauge. I am assuming it should be a rubber cap or something like that. Do you know where to get the cap for the glass tube? The gauge repair kits I see...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By bmwillia
Re: Fuel gage question

Thanks Deuce.

I saw your post on another thread and I am trying what you suggest. I'm just thinking ahead and as I am about to pull the body to put on body to frame webbing and if I need to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By bmwillia
Fuel gage question

I have the original hydrostatic gauge for my 33 but the small tube between the reservoir and glass tube is clogged. I am currently soaking it in phosphoric acid, but if I cannot get it unclogged,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By bmwillia
Re: 1933 Ford Windshield

Thanks guys. I think I have the rubber. Does anyone have any pictures?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By bmwillia
1933 Ford Windshield

Is there a gasket/weather strip that goes between the windshield frame and the body?

It seems to me there should be something there to waterproof it.

Thanks!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,021
Posted By bmwillia
Re: 34 gas gauge/sending unit/educate me please

I am currently soaking my 1933 gauge in ospho to try and get the small copper tube from the reservoir to the glass tube un clogged. In the event that I am unable to unclog it, what are my options?
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,722
Posted By bmwillia
Re: Flaathead Ted brake kit install

Jerry,

What type of material is on your brake shoes?

Brad
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,722
Posted By bmwillia
Re: Flaathead Ted brake kit install

Ted,

I have your kit installed and saw a little improvement, but nothing like you show in your videos.

I noticed you mentioned that the shoe material needs to be soft. Does that mean the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,500
Posted By bmwillia
Re: Cleaning white wall Coker classic tires

I used Comet back when I was young to clean my moms whitewalls. Also Brillo Pads occasionally.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,038
Posted By bmwillia
Re: Todays Hemmings Daily

I am from the area and we had a major flood here in August.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By bmwillia
Re: Rear brake backing plate orientation

Thanks David.

I was expecting the orientation to be like the front.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By bmwillia
Rear brake backing plate orientation

I pulled the rear hub on my 33 and it seems to me that the backing plate is rotated almost 90 degrees.

Is this how it's supposed to be? Does it matter?
...
Forum: Early V8 04-06-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 288
Posted By bmwillia
33 passenger side front and rear fenders

I am looking for fenders for the passenger side of my 1933 5 windows coupe.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,273
Posted By bmwillia
Re: Flathead hard to start/running rough

I just wanted to give an update.

I got it running good again.

I did some more troubleshooting this week and found very low voltage at the coil. I replaced the condenser because I had already...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By bmwillia
Re: Help with 1933 Grill attachment

Thanks John.

My question is more to do with how the Grill bolts up to everything. There is no way to get my hand in there to hold a nut or bolt. Because of that, I am assuming that there was some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,273
Posted By bmwillia
Re: Flathead hard to start/running rough

I don't have a fuel pressure gauge but it is a brand new fuel pump.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,273
Posted By bmwillia
Re: Flathead hard to start/running rough

Changed the fuel pump out. Same symptoms persist.

Hard to start, stumbling when running. wants to die with open choke after a few minutes. can choke to make it keep running and add throttle but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By bmwillia
Re: Help with 1933 Grill attachment

Thank you Ted.

Do you have any pictures you could share?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By bmwillia
Help with 1933 Grill attachment

I am mocking up my car and have the fenders attached.

I cannot figure out an easy way to bolt the grill to the pie shaped deflector and the fenders. It seems to me that there should be cage nuts...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,273
Posted By bmwillia
Re: Flathead hard to start/running rough

Did a little troubleshooting this evening.

Pulled the fuel line going into the carb and found almost no fuel being pumped out.

I took the pump off and using my finger as the push rod, it...
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