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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,260
Posted By UKMercury
Re: Project ford G48 from russia

Slava, a warm welcome to you from the UK.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2021, 04:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,159
Posted By UKMercury
Re: New Car- New Member- LOTS of questions!

That is a stunning car, I hope you have many happy times with it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By UKMercury
Re: Spark strength & firing order

Many thanks to 51 MERCURY-CT, he’s put me right - the link is:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYFprqGW8PA%5B&feature=youtu.be

Enjoy.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By UKMercury
Re: Spark strength & firing order

I’ve just copied & pasted it and it worked OK and yes. I should have said my first Ford flattie :-)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By UKMercury
Spark strength & firing order

https://youtu.be/dYFprqGW8PA[/URL]

Just a bit of fun but if IĎve done it correctly the link above should show the engine running on the 1948 Plymouth that Iíve just sold to finance my first...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 05:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,386
Posted By UKMercury
Re: Newbie but am I in the right place

Lefty Rodin, Roden is in a nice part of the country near the town of Shrewsbury and and the Welsh borders.
I don't get to that part of the country often but who knows, I might make a trip to meet...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 05:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,386
Posted By UKMercury
Re: Newbie but am I in the right place

Once again thank you to everybody for the warm welcome. My knowledge of Ford is down to my first cars - MK1 Cortina, Escort, Mk3 Cortina and a Mk4 Cortina but I've never had a classic Ford. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 05:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,386
Posted By UKMercury
Re: Newbie but am I in the right place

McMimmcs, I'm a risk taker - I bought the Plymouth unseen although I did speak to the previous owners in South Africa. I was lucky, the body you see in the photos is as I bought it 16 years ago - I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 05:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,386
Posted By UKMercury
Re: Newbie but am I in the right place

Hi Zeke, yes, if the sun is shining the car is out. I look for any excuse to drive it and we even take it to the local supermarket. It's not concourse or anywhere near it so I don't have to worry...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,386
Posted By UKMercury
Re: Newbie but am I in the right place

Unfortunately I can’t keep both the Plymouth & the Mercury so it will be a whole new (Ford) world for me. The Plymouth has been a good car and I’ve not been afraid to go anywhere in it - it’s been...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,386
Posted By UKMercury
Re: Newbie but am I in the right place

Now I know Iím in the right place, a more formal introduction. My name is Garry and I live with my wife in the Midlands in the UK. Iím not retirement age but Iím getting perilously close 😳. I run...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,386
Posted By UKMercury
Re: Newbie but am I in the right place

Iíve attached a couple of images of the engine.
If it is a French engine am I right in assuming itís 4.2 litre?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,386
Posted By UKMercury
Re: Newbie but am I in the right place

I hope to pick it up in April, itís in Scotland, Iím in England and weíre not allowed to cross borders under Covid restrictions.
It came into the UK in or around 2005, it had a ground up rebuild...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,386
Posted By UKMercury
Question Newbie but am I in the right place

Hi Guys and Gals,

Iím in the UK and after 16 years of Mopar (48 Plymouth sedan) Iíve put a deposit to down on a 47 Mercury convertible.
Am I in the right place for help - Itís unlikely Iíll get...
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