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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By corvette8n
Re: '41 won't crank when hot

Also make sure your ground/hot connections are shiny clean and tight. Use steel wool/sandpaper to clean up the connection mating surfaces. When everything is done I lightly spray the outside of my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Brake Adjustment

I used a vacuum pump to pull the fluid thru my new calipers when I replaced them on my truck, then bled them the rest of the way with a helper.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 499
Posted By corvette8n
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Whatís a quick test for temp sending unit?

All good suggestions, I do have a 1953 Motors repair manual. Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By corvette8n
Whatís a quick test for temp sending unit?

I pulled a single screw temperature sending unit from a junk head, itís stamped KS on the side. Whatís the easiest way to test it? If itís good Iíll put it in my spare parts stash.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 41 ford sedan vent window glass help

Replaced the broken vent window on my Ď41, bought the glass setting tape from Bob Drake, I did mine on a hot sunny day came out great.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,170
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Marvel Classic Motor Oil

I think I have a sticky valve, can I slowly dump a little mmo down the carb at at about 1500rpm, or would it be better to just put it in the tank?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 900
Posted By corvette8n
Re: condenser

Had mine for over a year, no issues, got it direct from Tubman here on the barn.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,156
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 1941 instrument panel

It’s in the text, I think he said 4.5v but his car is 12v. I’ve seen battery operated lights like these in Walmart.

Thanks to fortyonerag for the pictorial, I’ve got to take my speedo out as the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,937
Posted By corvette8n
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 1941 ford sedan vacum wiper motor and control

When I forced Marvel Mystery oil into the vacuum line from under the hood using a syringe, I had a puddle of oil on my interior floor, hose was cracked under the dash. If those hoses are original you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 6/12 Volt Bulbs

Is this what your looking for. I printed it out and hung it on my garage wall.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 50 ford woodie chassis finally in derusticator!

Can’t wait to see the final product.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Fun at Mart's. 32 Sedan Pt13: Brakes. Ol' 59 Pt7: Crack braze. Plus Gavin's new c

Couldnít a sleeve be put in without welding up the crack?, guess Iím not sure how sleeves work.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Pic from Carlisle

Yes it is cool and for sale to boot.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By corvette8n
USB for 6v positive ground

Here is a solution to phone charging on a 6 volt car.
The green one is one I modified internally for 6 volt positive ground.
I took the other apart to show how it works charging my L.E.D....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 636
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 6 volt question

I get these from the dollar store, open it up and reverse the connections.
You can also pull out the guts and mount them onto a piece of plastic and hide it under the dash.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Can't judge a book's cover -

I use Axiem photo editor for IPad and IPhone(the free version), just crop the picture and save it then upload the saved version. If you are using a Windows PC download Photoscape, it has an option to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 1934 Ford Pickup firing order

I wonder how many flatheaders use the firing order as their pin.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 46 F/H oil pan removal

I remember I had to jack up my motor quite a ways to get the pan off, but that was an 8BA, pan was catching on the counterweights.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 707
Posted By corvette8n
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 714
Posted By corvette8n
Re: '36 Ford pickup coming together....

Wow, nice job, I like the colors, keep the pictures coming.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Ford Truck V8 1937 stake and wheelbase 157

https://www.modelroundup.com/product-p/rmx-7628.htm

You didnít say what scale you were building your model. But the front end of this could work. Look through their catalog you could probably...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,640
Posted By corvette8n
Re: First 100 Miles!!! Or a touch more. My '39 Pickup

Great looking truck, colors remind me of Bell telephone trucks. Good to see you are enjoying the fruits of your labor.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Moose And The Mercury

Ralph: glad you and the car made out ok. Looks like you need to carry the camera every time you take a trip in the Merc.
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