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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,483
Posted By Gary Duff
Re: Supercharged Early Fords!

Pete
I remember that car in Magnolia. That is Harry Walrath. I think he lived
on Perkins Lane. I was about 12 years old with.eye's as big as diner plates.
Did Al Cooper have anything to do with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By Gary Duff
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,286
Posted By Gary Duff
Re: 1939 transmission fault

jukenut 16
Check page 177 & 179 in the 38-40 service bulletin's. You may have wrong
width synchro sleeve. They changed the width of the large gear on the cluster.
As a result the sleeve rubs on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,350
Posted By Gary Duff
Re: Sat morning "late crab" work....

Russ/40
Is mickey still in the clink? Gary
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By Gary Duff
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2016, 01:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,551
Posted By Gary Duff
Re: welch plug 21 stud engine.

All of the blocks that I rebuild with those plugs, get drilled and tapped for 1/2 pipe
thread. I remove the center main studs or bolts and drill with magnetic mount drill.
After drilling chuck up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By Gary Duff
1950 convertible overdrive

Is anyone familiar with the remote solenoid used 49-51 converts and
wagons with overdrive. It has a bell crank affair that relocates the solenoid
under the transmission, out of the way of the X...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 35,486
Posted By Gary Duff
Re: R10 Overdrive Issue

fredv

I have been following your problem here. From one of the photo's
I can see that the snap rings are missing that locate the shifting
sleeve on the sun gear. This would allow the sleeve...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 58,152
Posted By Gary Duff
Re: Harmon Collins Rotors ?????

Joe
Twelve rotors arrived today in fine shape. I fit one up on a distributor, and
the rotor is a perfect fit. You are to be commended for the considerable
effort you put in to pull this off. No...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By Gary Duff
Low speed generator

Group

Any body know part number, or have info on field coils
used on generator with bulbous case from about 1937.
The case was made to take large coils so it would charge
at low speeds....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 58,152
Posted By Gary Duff
Re: Harmon Collins Rotors ?????

I do the Harman Collins dual coil here in Seattle. If whomever is going to do this, I
would be interested if they make both the rotor and the inner cap. I would like to see the inner cap made...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,461
Posted By Gary Duff
Re: Ignition problem, could use some insight.

Auto Stud
Spring broke on one set of points causing a dead short. Happens quite often.
Gary
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,491
Posted By Gary Duff
Re: Lincoln Condenser assistance

continental1940

When I do a dual coil Zephyr, I unsolder mount tab from the original cap
and resolder it to a Napa FA49 that fits 36-41. Works great.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,992
Posted By Gary Duff
Re: Ignition switch failure

Ken----Replace with NOS Ford switch plate and brush. Fits 32 thru 37.
The remakes are warped junk. I just fixed a 37 that failed on the way home from Tahoe meet. Check the resistance when you are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 922
Posted By Gary Duff
Walt Dupont

Walt Sent you a PM Gary
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,194
Posted By Gary Duff
Re: Question For The Engine Experts

Joe
That main bearing was made by Ford for heavy clutch use in busses etc.
It provided additional lube oil to the rear thrust face. The part number
was 81B-6331-whatever undersize letter. The ones...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,337
Posted By Gary Duff
Re: Where to Find LED Tail Lights for '46 Truck ?

40cpe---Thanks for the tip on Ron Lambert. Ordered 6 volt tail lights for my 40 coupe
this morning. Did not think I would ever find someone willing to do 6 volt positive
ground. Doing a round trip...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,824
Posted By Gary Duff
Re: 1940 Transmission leak

36tbird
I used to O-ring the shafts on Model A's, but had lots of knifed O-rings, so went with this setup on the V-8 transmissions.
Gary
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,824
Posted By Gary Duff
Re: 1940 Transmission leak

36tbird
I use a boring head in the mill. (the tool advances with every rev of the head)
Toolbit is ground per the O-ring bible.
Gary
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,824
Posted By Gary Duff
Re: 1940 Transmission leak

I O-ring the case, and use Redline MT-90 gear oil, with no leaks and a nice shifting transmission. I cut three grooves, one on the back of the reverse idler shaft bore, and two grooves on the cluster...
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