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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Today, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Fasteners for Country Squire molding

I found this for blind nuts if that is what they used.
https://www.ccrod.com/pdfs/allinone1208sm.pdf
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Need help from a 1940 Mercury owner please

I cant help you with dimensions but I remember a fellow that was fabricating ribbed plastic fascia pieces for sale. This was a long time ago. I don't know how accurate they are. He may still be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Shocked by the Horn!!!!

A transorb or varistor can be attached across the horn relay control terminals to prevent transient voltages but it may be the back flow from the horn vibrator coils causing a higher return voltage....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 299
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Shift fork

Mac VP found a source for new ones for a time but his supply seems to be out of stock and I doubt that Bob Drake has any either. The CVD 19 virus mess has put the whoa binders on a lot of stuff like...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 11:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 996
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Alternator Always Charging

MikeK has a point about these types of 1-wire conversion alternator. On the GM/Delco 10si type alternators, the rectifier is changed to get the 6-volts needed and has a jumper to the regulator module...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Cut out problem on 30?

If the generator has output, a person can tell using a 6-volt test light or a volt meter connected to the generator output terminal. I would disconnect the lead from the cut out to the terminal box...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) Today, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: 1927 Touring carburetor help, new owner

A lot of model Ts were converted back in the day. The vaporizer set up was a complex affair and a previous owner must have decided to use the earlier type NH instead. It looks like it worked but it's...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) Today, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: 1927 Touring front seat

Sounds more like either the depth of the seat back cushion or the front to back width of the lower seat cushion but there is not enough info about the riser location to seat back location. The seat...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 287
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Help! how to attach wiring to switch head without damaging bakelite?

I'm not sure that it needs to be soldered. Generally the female spade connector is just pushed down into the slot in that terminal pin. The others are easily soldered but I don't solder them.I just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: OD governor at fault?

The governor shifts at 26 mph on my 1951 Mercury cars. It drops out at about 23 mph when slowing down. The governor is a set of flyweights that pushes against a relatively simple on/off switch all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: 1929 Coupe Sheet Metal Patch Panels

Lower patch panels for body sill attach areas are common rust out spots so the body sills, lower quarter patches, and wheel well area patches are available. The area above the fender is not a common...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-18-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 788
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: New baby 1953 Merc

I find it hard to "recommend" any lubricant on a forum such as this so I don't do it anymore. Folks that want to do the research should do it themselves and make their own decisions on these matters....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Viscosity VS Pressure

Viscosity generally doesn't have much affect on the kind of pressure a pump can put out into the lube system but the clearances on bearings can show a difference with a different viscosity of oil....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 483
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Vacuum Bleeder?

I never get brake fluid as far as the vacuum pump. I just plumb in a jar to catch the fluid so that I don't get any in the pump.

The real pita is constantly getting up to check & replenish the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-17-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 788
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: New baby 1953 Merc

There is some information here that is not altogether well thought out. Improper adjustment of the TV rod can make for harsh shifts. The type F was designed with all Borg Warner transmissions in mind...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 490
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: New baby 1953 Merc

The steering gear is adjustable but only for normal wear. The adjustment is made with the wheels off the ground and steering wheel in the straight ahead position only. If off center even a little, it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 454
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Draining the automatic tranny 1953 Merc ???

I wasn't referring to the transmission but publications for the whole car. Not all early Lincolns had the hydramatic. After the hydramatic plant fire at GM, Ford had to come up with the BW large case...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Brake Drums

All bets are off if you have aftermarket drums.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 483
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Vacuum Bleeder?

I still use a vacuum pump but have found that in nearly all cases, I have to wrap the bleeder nipples with teflon tape due to leakage around the thread while the bleeder valve is open. This is the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 379
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Swap to 47 rear hubs on 35?

Spacers are available to allow use of the later hydraulic brake drums with the welded spoke Ford wire wheels. The early drums are getting harder to come by.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 510
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: What books on the A for a newbie?

This instruction book will be something to look at for a while.
https://www.palmbeachas.com/Model-A-Instruction-Manual.pdf
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: running with GAV fully closed

The valves may be stuck but it's hard to say without further information. Squirt some oil in the cylinders and do a compression check on all four. If compression is too low, it would justify removing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: 39 Trans rebuild

VanPelt Sales carries a snap ring set that is correct and can be easily replaced unlike the original rings. He has the best inventory for these old cog boxes and a damn good overhaul book.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 454
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Draining the automatic tranny 1953 Merc ???

The Old BW design transmissions are all about the same as far as draining the ATF. Most folks drop the pan but disconnecting the filler tube will reduce the amount that remains in the pan before...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-16-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Gas tank pressure

Pressure build up is usually caused by changing temperatures where the heat causes expansion. The way a lot of vented caps are made, they are designed to keep the tank from building a low pressure...
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