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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2020, 03:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: 49 Ford F1 project. What am I getting into?

Does Van Pelt know later trannys?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Southwind Heaters

Southwind Heaters: A Story
by
Clem Clement
October 25, 2020

Back in 1962, I was flying WB-50s for the USAF Air Weather Service. Loved the mission and the great flying. We were Hurricane...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,239
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: What is this on my Model A firewall?

Reproduction Bermuda bell. Years ago I missed a original one for $20! Pep Boys , western Auto, and others sold them. They are poorly designed. Unscrew the bell and look at the plunger. I replaced my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By Clem Clement
Southwind Heaters

A friend just bought a Model A roadster with a Southwind heater installed. He is gleeful.
Anybody have info about Southwind heaters and did Ford offer them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Jacking 1939 model 91A

WOW. I have used Cornhead grease but can't see the grease come out anywhere. I'm messing with fifth wheel grease at the moment
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Choke rod knob is loose

Try JB Weld. When you pull on the knob add a little side pressure to help the knob stay in place.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 698
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Accelerator foot rest

I'm told the foot rest should be 3/8" below the gas pedal.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Jacking 1939 model 91A

I'm with i you guys. A bumper jack will kill you pretty near dead. I have a wet jack in my 39 peekup
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 698
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Accelerator foot rest

What is the proper adjustment for the “rest assembly (accelerator foot” )Ford part #9716)? [common name :”mushroom.”].

On my Model A the accelerator cap plus rubber cover is 1/2” higher than...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 698
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Accelerator foot rest

I have an installed mushroom, just like the one on my Model A. It's top is level with the spoon. Ms. Sandy reminds me that I wire-tided both the seat and back springs down to give me more room. It is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,396
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Use of Slip plate to lube springs

Sorry. From a distance the can had 600w on a sticker( now removed.). The gallon can is John Deere )Yellow/black label 140w pc 550. No date.) Nasty looking stuff that will almost peak.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 698
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Accelerator foot rest

nice and clean.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 698
Posted By Clem Clement
Accelerator foot rest

While driving my '39 pickup, I'm not smooth with my gas petal applications. I'm 6';3". I try and turn my right foot sideways to use the foot rest to no avail. This works well in my 30 Model A. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 12:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,396
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Use of Slip plate to lube springs

I had a nice trip for gas in the '39 Pickup. I think the springs are a little softer.
I also upgraded a used shock.

I wanted to try another idea: I had a 1/2 load of Corn head grease in a manual...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: rear end oil

Is it GL4?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Brake Adjustment

Stay with it. You can do it. You will feel so good when you get it right..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 03:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,396
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Use of Slip plate to lube springs

I sprayed Slip plate on the springs. I hung newspaper from the car to reduce over spray. I did find a piece of the tin spring covers between leaves?? Did the 39 pickup have spring covers?

I don't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 02:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: selling a car to someone in Sweden

A guy here does that professionally. He is a club member and a personal friend. I gave him my '29 Packard and he detailed it and hustled it worldwide. I did nothing. It was stopped at our border for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Here is a good one ? door swimming pool..

After a couple hunreed beeeerz, I had plenty of fire extinguisher fluid. I will say that '54 Merc would tear up the highway. I converted her from automatic to stick shift OD. I had it nosed and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Here is a good one ? door swimming pool..

What ever I have had, the doors have rains. Since the skin raps around the bottom, I clean out the bottom areas an then add used to reduce resting. Sometimes I have found rubber plugs in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,396
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: Use of Slip plate to lube springs

I just received fifth wheel lube in a tube and a version in a rattle can. I will report how the application process works.
Clem
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: The national Museum of the US Army

The Aberdeen Proving Grounds tanks(most of them) Went to Ft. Polk Va and are now at/headed to Ft Belvoir
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By Clem Clement
The national Museum of the US Army

https://www.thenmusa.org/

The National Museum of the US Army open Veterans Day, November 11, 2020.
Certainly will be a good place to visit.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By Clem Clement
The National Museum of the US Army

https://www.thenmusa.org/

The National museum of the US Army opens Veterans Day, November 11, 2020.
Should be a great place to visit!
Clem
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 02:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,731
Posted By Clem Clement
Re: First 100 Miles!!! Or a touch more. My '39 Pickup

Is the '37 considered a barrel nose pickup?
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