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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Throwback Thursday-THe one that got away!!!

Paid $100 for this one in 1970. Should have kept it.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1950 Ford Tudor Wiring Harness

Steve,

Found a picture that might help. Hope you can make out the harness in the lower left in a clip just before it goes under where the starter solenoid would be. Most of the wires split off a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1950 Ford Tudor Wiring Harness

Steve,

The harness is routed along the driver's side fender well, about halfway down - below the level of the solenoid. There were several large clips to hold it in place - you may be able to see...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By Kens 36
Re: '40 Radio Problem

Ralph has done two radios for me - highly recommended. He can repair an original radio to operate like new, or he can replace internals with modern circuit boards for AM/FM, iPod/MP3 jack, even...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 579
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1940 or 41 Ford Truck

Here is a picture of the '41 Pickup at Barrett-Jackson in 2010. Sales info here: https://www.barrett-jackson.com/Events/Event/Details/1941-FORD-PICKUP-81016.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 579
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1940 or 41 Ford Truck

The serial number falls into the range of the 1941 V-8's.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,858
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Pat McFarlane RIP

Nope. Mark Moriarty (note spelling) lives in NY state.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,858
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Pat McFarlane RIP

RIP Pat. A true gentleman. The stories of his thoughtfulness and kindness are endless.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,198
Posted By Kens 36
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Idle Jets

It sounds like you are adjusting the idle jets correctly. Have you tried adjusting the idle screw on the linkage?

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 672
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1953 Mercury Trim Tag help

By the way, ME in the serial number is the Metuchen, NJ assembly plant.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 672
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1953 Mercury Trim Tag help

By the way, ME in the serial number is the Metuchen, NJ assembly plant.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 672
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1953 Mercury Trim Tag help

Doug,

BG73C = 6 passenger Monterey 4 Door
70 = color code, two tone Yosemite Yellow over Sherwood Green
379 = trim code (sorry, I don't have the codes)
1J = date code, built September 1 (J =...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1950 ford custom convertible

The 49-59 Ford/Mercury association https://www.fordmercassociation.com/ does not have complete top assemblies, but they have many very hard to find parts for the top mechanism and re-manufacture some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,702
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1940/41 Ford 1/2 Ton Windlace installation?

Restoration Specialties should have them - www.restorationspecialties.com.
814-467-9842

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,924
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Third Gen Auto delays

When did you get a ship? ...and steam powered, no less.:eek:

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,083
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Wiring Dash and instrument cluster 1940

Yes, the old electrical tape is still available. Search for "friction tape" on Amazon or other sources.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 50 ford vin. id. Help

That is possibly the correct number. Definitely a "KC". Typical numbers start with B0KC1000001 for the first V-8 at that plant for 1950 model year. Would still be good to try to find the # on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 50 ford vin. id. Help

Cowl codes are hard to decipher because the stampings are inconsistent and hard to read, plus they changed during the model year. KC again is the assembly plant. This should be followed by the body...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 50 ford vin. id. Help

The number on the plate is the vehicle's serial number. The number stamped into the firewall is the cowl code. They are different. It looks like your '50 was built in the Kansas City plant with a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,376
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Who all going to Auburn National Meet???

We have 20 coming from Northern Illinois with 17 vehicles. Looking forward to seeing everyone.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,376
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Who all going to Auburn National Meet???

Redneck, set a few traps before you leave and maybe you will get most of 'em on the way.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,389
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Roy Nacewicz

Amen, David.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Removing cylinder head on 8BA

Jim, did you do a compression test? What did it show? Good luck!

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 41 ignition switch light

Looks like '49 and '50.
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