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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2021, 12:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 935
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Ford Motor Co during the war.

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Not sure what you mean starting at, "and Canada's our military".
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-14-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Temp Gauge Stuck on Hot

It registers in the normal range but just barely. I wonder if a new sending unit/sensor/switch might get the needle in the centre? That bulb with a resistor is weird but someone must know.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-13-2021, 10:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 766
Posted By Fortunateson
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-13-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Temp Gauge Stuck on Hot

Well I installed a replacement gauge cluster for the wrecking yard/"auto recycler" and the temp gauge is behaving itself. Noticed two things though... even though the engine has the correct amount...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-30-2021, 01:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Temp Gauge Stuck on Hot

Kind of what I was thinking. Perhaps the needle pegged itself and it was pegged too long and damaged the spring. Can those parts be transferred from one gauge cluster to another?
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-29-2021, 12:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Temp Gauge Stuck on Hot

Okay I'll try that. Up here the '87s were a combo of '86 and '87 it seems. My 351 is carbureted but it seems there were injected ones as well so getting info I sometimes divert to '86. The Gauge I...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-28-2021, 01:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By Fortunateson
Question Temp Gauge Stuck on Hot

Now this question applieseadle to a '87 Ford F-250 so if it's too new of a vehicle let me know...

The problem is in the title, the truck overheated once which pegged the needle and it hasn't ever...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-21-2021, 02:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Heating up a block to get stuck dizzy out

Use ATF/Acetone 50:50. The absolute best rust buster!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2021, 01:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,009
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Friday The 13th - Oregon & California Are Burning

It's the speed of climate change that is the problem. Less time to adapt. In addition there numbers of internal combustion engines cars has outstripped th egains we have made in reducing auto...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,337
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Home Made PCV system

Thanks for the link, just read it through now DD. I'm a little embarrassed as I replied to that thread a few times but never did get a proper pic of my 8BA Fenton intake! I'll try again soon...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 12:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,337
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Home Made PCV system

Thanks DD. I've put my 8BA on hold until the border reopens as the fees to have the parts I need shipped into Canada are a wee bit steep. I'll be back on it as soon as the border reopens though. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2021, 05:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,337
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Home Made PCV system

Those are some good suggestions. But I thought you had to plumb a line under the intake manifold?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Mart's Garage update 2021/Ep23/Pt1. Strip a door down and make it fit! Metal abus

Hey Mart, I watched most of part one but fell asleep because I was totally bagged. What I saw was great and will be extremely useful to me as my 5W doors are out of whack. Binding at the top mostly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Mart's Garage update 2021/Ep22. New floor for the 32 sedan. Part1. (Pt.2 on Sunda

Mart I always watch your videos and I too am jealous of your progress. Yours, Coldwar Motors, and Fitzee make up my weekend viewing (along with a number of British TV dramas). Keep them coming...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-25-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Just a simple question that is not ford related.

I guess the only real permanent fix for your Chevy is to replace the engine with a Ford! LOL
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,436
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: 33 navigator

Lawrie, very sorry for your loss. For me I'm nothing without my wife. God bless you and yours.

Lawrence
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,262
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Canadian 1946-1948 Mercury 114

As I understand it, and I'm quite confident on this, since Canada is quite a large country with a smallish population dealerships were kind of one to a town. So the Lincoln/Mercury dealership needed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,134
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Custom 1939 Ford -- Really!

I don't mind it and have seen way worse like the two 51 Mercury-ct posted. However it doesn't look like the hood is closed on the car that is the subject of this thread.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,916
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Mating an 8ba with a 1939 trans help

Thanks V8COOPMAN, great process and pics. Do you have the p/n for those cuss words or can't any generic ones work?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: 32 frame

Well I think I could take it to a frame shop or measure off fixed points diagonally etc. Just looking for advice from those that know! There are a couple of guys around here that work on frames I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: 32 frame

Well Ionia MI is a little ways from the Vancouver BC area. LOL. I'm just wondering about fish plates versus boxing that area.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2021, 11:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,489
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Moving Day

Lincoln delivered their MKIIs within a soft bag of sorts but a lot of those cars had to be repainted by the dealers.k
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: 32 frame

I believe I asked this before but in case I didn't here it goes... I have an early frame with the cracks that have been farmer fish plated and the cracks in the quarter panel . I thought about...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2021, 01:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,665
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Torque tube shortening recommendations

I have an early and late '32 rear ends. Can the bells interchange? Anything else?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2021, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Ford p/u 1946 gearbox

I've heard that slipping out of second was classed by a sloppy/worn second gear on the shaft.
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