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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,497
Posted By zoegrant
Re: Vapor lock or not ?

This is in response to a hard start issue I was having on my 36.
It turns out that my pumping of the gas pedal when restarting a hot engine was flooding it preventing starting when engine was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By zoegrant
Electric fuel pump test ?

Is it possible to test the pressure put out by my electric fuel pump ?
I would like to know how much fuel pressure I have at the carb.
I am not running a mechanical pump, just the electric one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,949
Posted By zoegrant
Re: 1951 Ford overdrive

I have a real soft spot for the 51 vickies as that was my first car. It was a blue/green color with a white top...lots of memories.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,744
Posted By zoegrant
Re: Antique Insurance a little off Topic

I also have Hagerty on 3 cars...nice to deal with....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,341
Posted By zoegrant
Re: radial tires

have a set of radial tires from Diamond Back on my 55 Ford and I love them. Radials sure improve the ride and handling of the car versus bias ply tires.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,497
Posted By zoegrant
Re: Vapor lock or not ?

There are a lot of good ideas here. the first thing I will check will be the spark from the coil after car is run enough to get it hot then wait a few minutes before testing the spark at the coil.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,497
Posted By zoegrant
Vapor lock or not ?

The flathead in my 36 Ford runs with the following temperatures after a good 10 mile run at 50 mph and an even 5 minute shutdown. ambient TEMP OUTSIDE 80.. Temps are then taken with lazer temp...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-11-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,415
Posted By zoegrant
Re: General Info

The reason I asked what state your from is that I have a Ford car bellhousing that would fit up thru 1962..
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-11-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,415
Posted By zoegrant
Re: General Info

SANDDOC....What state are you in ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,949
Posted By zoegrant
Re: 1951 Ford overdrive

post 57 is the first part then go to post 58
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,949
Posted By zoegrant
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,949
Posted By zoegrant
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,949
Posted By zoegrant
Re: 1951 Ford overdrive

I had a similar situation with the overdrive in my 55. After a week of testing all the electrical parts of the overdrive system and finding that all were good I thought I would try a suggestion put...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By zoegrant
Re: 1936 gas guage

Loose ground wire...problem solved
I did learn a lot with help from you guys...thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By zoegrant
Re: 1936 gas guage

Thanks JSeery I will look into that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By zoegrant
Re: 1936 gas guage

Thank you both for the info....
DEUCE LOVER...I tested the gage as you suggested and the gage worked. So I thank you for that. I will now look at the sender itself...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By zoegrant
1936 gas guage

My dash gas gage is not reading at all... have power at the gage and power at the wire to tank sender. There is a 1/4 tank of gas.
It had been working and then noticed it was not.
Is there a way...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By zoegrant
Re: Missing hand throtle part

Thank you Deuce...just what I needed....bought one on Ebay….
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By zoegrant
Missing hand throtle part

On my 36 coupe which has a flathead with a Ford EAB carb there was a piece that connects the hand throttle rod to the carb...well it fell off on a ride the other day. The missing part appeared to be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By zoegrant
Re: Hot cutout on 36 ford

How does the cut out actually work ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By zoegrant
Hot cutout on 36 ford

A question....Should the cutout on top of my generator on my 36 feel hot to the touch, approx. 150 degrees according to my heat sensor gun. ????????

I had just replaced it as my other had died,...
Forum: Late V8 06-02-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By zoegrant
Re: T86 overdrive tranny

available again
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By zoegrant
Re: Which is the thrid brush ???

Flatheadmurre...let the group know when they are available for sale...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By zoegrant
Re: Almost a fire in the 36

Terry...I misspoke. I used 1500 3m paper. Not sure what type other than no actual sand in it. Thanks ..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By zoegrant
Which is the thrid brush ???

On the generator for a 36 Ford, the output adjustment is stated to be made from the 3rd generator brush. There are 3 brushes in the generator but which is #3 ???
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