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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,199
Posted By Darrell Kinnan
Re: Distributer rebuild

Cliff Green, listed in V8 Times, did a great job of restoring my distributers. His phone # is 703-346-1458
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,445
Posted By Darrell Kinnan
New production wheels

Are there any negative things about the new production Model A wheels that I need to be aware of, other than price. Thanks again, DK
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By Darrell Kinnan
37 distributor issues

I've had trouble with my 36 coupe w/37 engine for a long time. It was hard starting, rough running and overheating to the point I didn't feel like driving it. I sent the distributor off to Cliff...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,127
Posted By Darrell Kinnan
Re: Under Dash Resistor

Interest in knowing how much voltage you have going to the coil. Your resistor looks like a reproduction. Thanks D.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By Darrell Kinnan
Hairline crack on back of ignition switch

Found a hairline crack in the bakelite on the back of a 36 ignition switch. Crack is noticeable on the inside but not on the outside. Apparently the two screws that hold the bakelite and the two...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,188
Posted By Darrell Kinnan
Re: Ballast resistor.

Thanks for all replies. I've learn that ballast resistors can get red hot. I put the old one back on and it seems to be working ok with at least 2.5 volts to the coil. Waiting for Skip to rebuild...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,188
Posted By Darrell Kinnan
Re: Ballast resistor.

Here's what I'm getting with the engine not running:

6 volts on the battery
2 volts at the coil
6 volts on the ignition side of the resistor
2.5 volts on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,188
Posted By Darrell Kinnan
Ballast resistor.

Installed a new ballast resistor on a rough running 37 engine. Started the engine and the resistor started smoking. Put the original back on, it's made out of ceramics, it didn't smoke but reach to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,745
Posted By Darrell Kinnan
Re: vapor lock...just curious

Had the same problem with my 36 this summer. Ordered a carburetor spacer from Robert Shewman. It is vented & comes with 3 long studs and 2 gaskets for $30.00. Problem solved. His ad is the V8...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 76,276
Posted By Darrell Kinnan
Talking Re: Fordbarn Average Age

Will be 80 at the end of the month. Where are you folks who drove those old fords back when that was all we had to drive? Presently have a model A and a 36 five wndo. A friend of fine, just down...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,143
Posted By Darrell Kinnan
Re: 37 intake manifold color

Thanks Ken. I see a lot of polished alum. intakes. They look nice, but how on earth do they get them that way with out a whole lot of work?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,143
Posted By Darrell Kinnan
37 intake manifold color

Any body know what color a 37 intake manifold should be? , ford green or polished aluminum? Thanks again...DK
Forum: Early V8 07-24-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By Darrell Kinnan
Re: aluminum intakes

robert, I'm need a 37alum intake manifold. I thought I found one but haven't rec'd info about shipping costs etc.. Can you tell me the difference between a 1936 and a 37 intake manifold? DK
Forum: Early V8 07-23-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By Darrell Kinnan
Re: Intake Manifold

Rich, see my e-mail sent yesterday, dskinnan@charter.net. I asked for shipping costs and how the manifold would be shipped . thanks, DK
Forum: Early V8 07-19-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By Darrell Kinnan
Re: Intake Manifold

Chuck, how do I arrange for you to ship the aluminum manifold? I've never done this before.. Do you guarantee no cracks and that it fits a l937 block? Thanks, DK
Forum: Early V8 07-19-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By Darrell Kinnan
Re: Intake Manifold

Chuck, how do I arrange for you to ship the aluminum manifold? I've never done this before.. Do you guarantee no cracks and that it fits a l937 ? DK
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,794
Posted By Darrell Kinnan
Re: Intake Manifold

GM, thanks for your info on the intake manifold. Wouldn't the cast iron hold up better having the generator and fan on top of it ? Is the CI the very same shape as the Alum. Thanks for your help. ...
Forum: Early V8 07-16-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By Darrell Kinnan
Intake Manifold

I am looking for an intake manifold for a l937 Ford. It can be aluminum or cast iron, preferably cast iron. Darrell Kinnan.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,794
Posted By Darrell Kinnan
Intake Manifold

I'm running with a 37 block, 36 heads and an aluminum intake manifold. I noticed that 3 small cracks have developed around the bolt hole where the generator is mounted. Someone must have tightened...
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