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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Vinyl top

Me too.
Otherwise don't even think about a vinyl top unless you want a moisture catcher.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 750
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Shadetree - update

Mr. Shadetree, Miss your posting but, thanks for all the info. you have provided to keep our old cars running. You are fighter so go full bore against the foe. My good friend also has Parkinson's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 708
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: '38 Ford gear oil flowing from trans to diff??

For info. about torque tube center bearing read this:
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=186780&highlight=replace+center+bearing

Here's what my original 40 Ford center bearing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By 19Fordy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,210
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: reliable fuel gauge? anyone?

The "Ohms Law Resistance" type gas tank sending unit and the "KS Bimetallic Heat" principle gas tank sending unit comparison and resulting debate has been going on for some years on Fordbarn. As far...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,210
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: reliable fuel gauge? anyone?

John, Keep us up to date on your gauge adventure. Please show photos.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 40 brake question

Thanks "KUBE". You just made me smarter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,744
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Well...this ain't good

Looks great. Nice and clean plus, no leaks!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 374
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 50 Shoebox lower A arm outer seals

Just as a point of infor:

49-53 Ford and Merc seals are similar looking but different in size from each other.
They don't interchange.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,210
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: reliable fuel gauge? anyone?

Art, PLEASE let us know if that replacement gauge reads accurately across the full scale. Take photos as you go.
Good luck.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 40 brake question

Here's some backing plate bolts off my 40. Looks like they have a hole for cotter pin.
I would also use Locktite. Washers are those old Ford thick lock washers.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,210
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: reliable fuel gauge? anyone?

The purpose of the star wheel is to fine tune the location of the gauge needle for accurate readings on the dash gauge. Turning it CW moves the gauge needle towards the FULL mark. Turning it CCW...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Staying Home is for the Birds

Go to a shop that professionally restores Corvettes to Corvette registry standards, not your average body shop.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 130
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: gas gauge 1939 tonner

Will this little pictorial help in checking your set up?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,210
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: reliable fuel gauge? anyone?

First 3 photos and last photo show 1940 Ford GAS TANK SENDING UNIT unit innards. Disregard messy soldering attempt.
Fourth photo shows 1940 Ford dash FUEL gauge innards.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,162
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Another clutch chatter thread

Would a broken rear transmission mount ear on the transmission cause this?

Are your rear transmission mounts good? Are they tight?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: To fuse or not to fuse

Isn't that what a stock horn relay does?
Look here:
https://www.carid.com/1936-ford-12-ton-pickup-horn-switches-relays-connectors/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,210
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: reliable fuel gauge? anyone?

Not sure I understand what you mean when you say "guage reads a
reduced variable voltage from the sender."
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Does that mean that the guage provides accurate readings as to how...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,210
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: reliable fuel gauge? anyone?

GM, do those refurbished gauges work ACCURATELY?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 8BA in a 35/36

Would be better if you could lower the mechanical fan assembly to center of radiator.
Is your radiator straight or slanted?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,210
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: reliable fuel gauge? anyone?

Here's a fuel gauge/ sending unit thread worth reading.
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=40850&highlight=1940+ford+gas+tank+sending+unit&page=3
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,210
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: reliable fuel gauge? anyone?

56markII: You will have better luck if you find another ^V KS sending unit from another car and fine tuning it to work with your stock gauge. As has been pointed out in many threads, KS gauges...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,210
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: reliable fuel gauge? anyone?

johndee: Your frustration is understood. Please post photos of the parts in question and the year, make and model of your vehicle. Some Fordbarner might have what you need or be able to offer a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 695
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: U-joint Play (again!)

Anyone care to tackle my "How to tell if a U joint is good" question? Thanks. JIM
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Henry’s plan 2 mitigate Chevy

Gee, I sure hope we don't reach the point again when we pay our traffic tickets with
chickens and produce.
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