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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By mrtexas
Re: turn signals

IMHO the best one on the market. I have two with one of them on a car I sold. The blinky seems to have all the features of the ET but more money and looks more period....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By mrtexas
Low cranking voltage

I have a 49 woodie hot rod with 92 Ford 302 and AOD. I'm installing a FiTech fuel injection unit on it. Had the hardest time getting it to start. Contacted FiTech and they suggested low cranking...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By mrtexas
Re: Aod in 1950 ford 8ba

I have an AOD on my hot rod 49 woodie with a 302 mustang engine. When I let off the gas at highway speed or 40mph the throttle stays constant. I have to put on the brakes to slow down at all. AOD...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By mrtexas
Re: rear signal lights.

IMHO best one on the market
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By mrtexas
Lee Kelly

A while back when I was restoring my 36 I had Lee Kelly work on the instruments. He converted the temp gauge to LED for me. Last time I called he had a stroke. Any news? Someone else converting temp...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,932
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By mrtexas
Extra wires on wiring harness

I got a complete set of wiring for my 41 when I bought it but didn't get a schematic for only the dash harness. The tail light harness had extra wires for turn signals which is handy however the head...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By mrtexas
Sticking float valve

Got a sticking float valve on my Ford 59 carb. Same as Stromberg 97? What is most reliable style of valve, current one is viton? Where to buy from?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By mrtexas
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 149
Posted By mrtexas
49 windshield install

Installing a new windshield rubber on my 49 woodie. The rubber comes in two pieces. Had it 99% done and discovered the center rubber pieces didn't line up good enough. So I worked both glass's a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,803
Posted By mrtexas
Re: Risk of using old (over 10 years) tires

Just bought another collecter car. Tires were 07 and 11. Bought a new set of tires. Cheap insurance.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By mrtexas
Re: 1941? Rear brake hub & drum

No need to replace hubs if they are good. Hubs with good drums are hard to find. I like the MT products drums, they are very good quality and I used them on my now sold 36 and my 41. They use modern...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By mrtexas
Re: 1934 Deluxe 3 Window

There is a % to the buyer and seller. More like 20% of the total. I'd guess the seller got $14k less than the buyer paid all in. So seller got $62k and buyer paid $76k.

A Saturday auction slot is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,425
Posted By mrtexas
Re: 40 Ford Juice brake performance

Best thing you could do is get a pair of bendix brakes for the front. At least the fronts would stop you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,016
Posted By mrtexas
Re: New Member New car

Side specific
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By mrtexas
Re: Rack & Pinion Steering for 1947 Ford

You are asking for trouble. The geometry for the steering needs to be spot on where it is supposed to be. Otherwise you won't be able to safely steer it. I bought a 49 with a FatMan front end and the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By mrtexas
Re: Remote master cylinder fill

https://highway101ind.com/products/ez-fill-reservoir-kit-1-58-cap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By mrtexas
Re: Remote master cylinder fill

Here is the dual MC I have on my 41 which leaves plenty of room above it, it is a corvette style MC: http://nolimit.net/products#!/Remote-Fill-1-Bore-4-Port-Master-Cyl/p/33483045/category=8625919 Had...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By mrtexas
Re: Elusive Block Crack?

"There is also enough moisture in the exhaust to fog a mirror, even after running the engine extensively."

We often forget the products of combustion are CO2 and water.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 914
Posted By mrtexas
Re: Bendix conversion F1 vs F100?

Nope, I had a set of F1 or F100 that supposedly came off of a 40. Wouldn't fit the wires.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By mrtexas
Re: 37 aluminum intake stud replacement

Use a Victor wrench or you will break them off.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By mrtexas
Re: What year Harley?

Old family picture of my Aunt Marie.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By mrtexas
What year Harley?

What year Harley?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By mrtexas
Re: Fuel pump stopped

Looks like it was caused by alcohol gasoline. Had only 5 gallons in it. Bought some pure quill to put in it after it is fixed. I now have another 5 gallons of contaminated gas I don't know what to do...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By mrtexas
Re: Fuel pump stopped

Parts to fix including new cable to aod from fuel injection and fuel pump.
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