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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2022, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 415
Posted By Jacques1960
Re: Electronic fuel pump (EFP)

*to no ill effect, ie, no damage to float
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2022, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 415
Posted By Jacques1960
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2022, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 415
Posted By Jacques1960
Re: Electronic fuel pump (EFP)

Your Mileage May Vary, ie, your experience may differ from that of others.

I have EFPs on both my 36 Phaeton and 38 woodie; in both cases, the EFP provides a helpful prime after longer periods of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2022, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 415
Posted By Jacques1960
Re: Electronic fuel pump (EFP)

Caveat: be sure to not overuse the EFP as some may quickly bend the float. YMMV.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 965
Posted By Jacques1960
Re: Garage Propane heater use?

I’ve always had a good experience with Toyotomi diesel-fired “Laser” space heaters
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By Jacques1960
Re: Shipping car from Canada to US

Livingston Internationsl did a great job for me; if the car was originally manufactured in the US, it’s a piece of cake
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By Jacques1960
Tire pressure gauge recommendation

Ok, I’ve had - “Joe’s Racing”, “Longacre Racing” and Griot gauges all different with about a 5-7 pound variance. If anyone has a gauge that is a known good and which they like, please advise. Thank...
Forum: Early V8 11-18-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 126
Posted By Jacques1960
Car Cover 1936 Ford (two door)

Brand new “Seal Skin Supreme” grey car cover

Does not quite fit Phaeton model; recommended for Tudor, Roadster, ie, any two door model.

My cost was $135.

Thank you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Jacques1960
Re: 1936 Phaeton - Indoor cover

Thank you very much
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Jacques1960
1936 Phaeton - Indoor cover

Coming up short trying to locate a quality flannel (or similar) indoor cover. Two swings and misses so far - too short / too narrow, etc

If anyone has found one they like which fits (!) this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By Jacques1960
Re: Compression results

My ‘36 Phaeton is a level 90 (dry) on all cylinders; consistency reassures in the absence of higher numbers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By Jacques1960
Re: Windshield Polishing

+1 on Slowforty comment; if you can feel it, move on
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2021, 05:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By Jacques1960
Re: Oil Bath Air Cleaner Question

Living in Maine, I appreciate your resourcefulness ! My wife recently found my hunting boots in her oven (on “warm”) helping to get the waterproofing into the pores of the leather.

Like the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By Jacques1960
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By Jacques1960
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 808
Posted By Jacques1960
Re: fuel injection after market

While on the subject of methanol, the most recent episode of "Engine Masters" goes into great detail regarding water / methanol injection.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By Jacques1960
Re: 1936 cabriolet ground strap location

And thank you here as well; have the book and will look at images you refer to
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By Jacques1960
Re: 1936 cabriolet ground strap location

Piggybacking on this, can you also provide any information on battery hold down hardware for a 1936 Phaeton ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,203
Posted By Jacques1960
Re: Changed The Weight Of My Oil

Rotella 15-40 because, as someone else said, I have it (tractor, marine diesel, gen set, etc)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By Jacques1960
Re: Oil Pressure Sender

Having installed a few of the replacements, take care to ensure that the orifice of the sending unit matches that which you are replacing; I’ve had to bore out a couple.
Forum: Model-A 10-22-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By Jacques1960
Hutchins “Aaa-ooo-ga” stickers 6v

Had some made for a restoration project; best I could get was silver-grey versus reflective Mylar. Size is 1.75” x 1” versus correct .875” . Happy to share excess.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By Jacques1960
Re: Best indoor car cover?

This will depend on the car; some off the shelf covers will work, others not.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By Jacques1960
Replacing screen in ‘36 air cleaner

The horn question below makes me wonder how to replace screen in air cleaner (screen and filter media were painted by prior owner when refinishing the air cleaner).

Removing the top, does one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,268
Posted By Jacques1960
Re: Fuel tank dipping & sealing opinions welcome

Forego the corn syrup and use unformulated / ethanol-free gas, just like you would with any 2 stroke equipment or outboard; will help greatly
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By Jacques1960
Re: 1940 Ford accessory hot water heater installation

I may have an extra NOS two speed switch if you need it; PM me for photo, etc.
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