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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Gas not getting to Carburetor

While fixing the exhaust on my ‘41 I discovered another fuel filter in the frame rail mounted before an in-line 6 volt fuel pump. I knew the previous owner said he mounted an electric pump that ran...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Steering gear box leak

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 678
Posted By corvette8n
Anyone use these drill/tap all in one?

Just wonder how well they work. These are from Amazon but others sell them as well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By corvette8n
Nice Ď34 sedan going to auction 9/19/20

No reserve either.
I donít know if they are going to have a free preview day. I went last year to the preview day It was like a car...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 1936 lift points for 2 post lift


See my post on quick jacks, my garage ceiling is about 7ft. I did notice that the passenger door doesnít close as nice on the quick jacks. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Script battery box for Optima

Could a case be 3D printed maybe a flat side at a time, or would that get you in trouble with Ford licensing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,423
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Rust Oleum spray cans

My local Ace dealer said when the cans sit for a while they go dead, I had an issue with a different dealer, I chose a color that was not popular and about 75% of the cans wouldnít spray.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Seat cover for coupe

Russ see my post I got these off eBay, search for split front seat covers.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Oil dipstick rubber gasket

Where can I get the felt one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By corvette8n
Oil dipstick rubber gasket

Does this gasket have a part number or is it something someone made?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,104
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Anyone with the "Dirty Word" knowledge

Not a bad looking car, I had a Ď36 Pontiac 2 door sedan. Lots of wood inside, passenger door was off, the wood was all rotted. I cleaned it up and sold it off.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Gas tank question

My Ď41 has an electric pump installed by the previous owner about halfway between the tank and engine. Itís mounted in the frame rail. Itís connected to a spring mounted switch and is only used for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By corvette8n
Re: To those who've been there, original harness, am I fighting a loosing battle?

I got a new harness from C&G and everything is tagged and color coded, itís on my todo list. Many have suggested to take out the front seat to make it easier to work under dash, I plan on doing just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 705
Posted By corvette8n
Re: another older

Happy Birthday these flatheads keep us young.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 93 octane fuel

I run non ethanol fuel which only comes in 93 octane in my area, no problems in my Ď41 or the snow blower, lawnmower.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 947
Posted By corvette8n
Re: electrical issue

Probably a ground problem, I put a wire from the frame directly to the back of the light socket, fixed my wonky turn signal, that was in 1964.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,892
Posted By corvette8n
Re: 1940 Rear Tube Shocks:

I donít think the shocks care, I have radials on mine now and see no difference between these tires and the original tires. I sent my front shocks out to be rebuilt by Andy Falandes ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By corvette8n
Shock link size question

The front shock links on my Ď41 coupe are 4-3/4 inches long, I replaced the FORD scripted ones with the same size. I just checked the rear links and they measure 4 inches, but the arms on the shocks...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By corvette8n
Re: YouTube

And if you only have an older flat screen with hdmi input you can get an android stick that plugs into your tv to make it smarter, or do what I did, I have a Raspberry PI single board PC that I plug...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-26-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,626
Posted By corvette8n
Re: NYS Inspection for Model T

Found these youíll have to check them out, Iím lucky where I live, I have an honest repair shop around the corner from me.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 936
Posted By corvette8n
Re: Introduction, Hello my '51 Club Coupe

Welcome, nice car, my first car was a 1950 sedan, I miss that old shoebox.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By corvette8n
Re: New Guy with Many, Many Questions

Welcome, I'm sure some people on here will post pictures of their engine compartment, lots of 39 owners here.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By corvette8n
Re: What else fits the horns???

I used the large size grommet from the Harbor Freight box, cut it in half and slid it around the horn neck, probably going to be one of those temporarily fixed for ever jobs.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,270
Posted By corvette8n
Re: V-J Day April 15, 1945

My Dad fought in New Guinea and Leyte, I still have his uniform and the sniper bullet they took out of his back. His first car when he got back was a '36 Ford rumble seat coupe, he's been gone ten...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By corvette8n
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