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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 02:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: 6 volt ignition parts

With the 59ab engines, the absolute purists want the reddish bakolite versions with the Ford logo. For the goodnuf crowd, which includes me, the coils with the correct black molded oem style case...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: 6 volt ignition parts

The points and condenser from Napa have performed well for me in a newly rebuilt 59ab. Having Skip Haney rebuild my stock coil solved the issues with it. YMMV
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,672
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: for sale listing of the day!

Based on his location, I expect he's delirious from the rona meds. Let's hope he recovers.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: 49 Ford F1 project. What am I getting into?

Yup. Remove engine and trans. If the clutch plate is facing the wrong way it could cause the problem described. Checking the motor mounts and drive shaft fit would be wise.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: f2 truck bed

To my knowledge, no repops are produced. Express beds and their parts are tough to find.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,392
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: Car at auction

It is a beauty. Based on my sporadic attention during previous events, I would expect a winning bid in the twenty thousands. Shamefully low.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: Stuck engine

Consider it an investment in amusement. Give it a go and enjoy the journey.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 04:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 831
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: Ford Barn intro

Welcome Mark. You have a fine looking truck that deserves to stay mostly stock. Thanks for sharing and I'll enjoy watching your progress.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: 1951 ford f-5 troubleshooting

Start with a full check of the fuel system: tank to carb.

What happens after 30 minutes? Does it restart?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: '48 Ford Tudor speaker grill removal

WB42, the speaker grille is attached from the back with several mounting screws. A couple suggestions :

Remove the seat - yeah, I know, it's a pain - it will actually speed everything along. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,763
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: Found Very Concerning Issue

Um, fire up the Way Back machine. Sorry.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 263
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: F1 truck MC bench bleed

The plugs sorta keep the air out. The MC doesn't create much of an issue when bleeding. You are correct to move along to other tasks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: Screw type air compressor

As I recall, the proprietary HVAC compressor oil was mainly mineral oil with some colorants and unique inert ingredients to facilitate tracing analysis. Should a compressor fail, oil analysis would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 03:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 831
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: Help - 47' Gas Tank Fix or Replacement

^ What Rich said (I just did this).
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 03:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: 6 volt question

A member on the Ford Truck Enthusiasts site has a good guide: http://fatfenderedtrucks.com/powerport.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: 46 deluxe hood release cable

Along the DS inner fender using clips mounted to the fender bolts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: The Merc In Autumn

Thanks, Ralph.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: starter button

Before you work on the button, disconnect the battery.

To remove the button, compress the clip on the backside. Push the button forward ( toward the seat) and you'll see the connection wire. The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,000
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: hunting a ghost problem in my '47

There shouldn't be any junk in a new tank. While I understand that you blew out the existing line, did you check the condition? A partially plugged fuel line can cause the issues you described. Ask...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: ‘46 pickup speedometer—notes & question

I can't speak to the pickup version, but the speedo in my 46 Tudor has an steady sweep as does my 49 F1. Your thought on a cable issue would seem correct.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: Water pump repair

Which engine?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,404
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: Wildfire evacuation

Thanks for checking in. Stay safe.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 929
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: 40 turn signal options??

He isn't. A number of posts referred to or recommended various other units - including several that are clearly 12v. Hence my word of caution.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 929
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: 40 turn signal options??

The 12v LED units are not voltage flexible and are +/- sensitive.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 929
Posted By FortyNiner
Re: 40 turn signal options??

Not all of the new 12v units can be converted to 6v. You are wise to check before buying.
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