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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 563
Posted By russcc
Re: Torque wrenches

Thank you all for all the great info. I will see if I can find a place to test the old Craftsman Beam wrench and if it's close to on the money in the 40-75 lbs range, I will stick with it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By russcc
King Seeley temp sender Part #

I have an original King Seeley single contact temperature senders, and it is stamped KS in a circle, with a 0 under that on one side, and the other side a #224. Is that the part number for the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 563
Posted By russcc
Re: Torque wrenches

Thank you. I will check out the suggestions.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 563
Posted By russcc
Torque wrenches

What is recommended as a good torque wrench for flathead stud nuts. The Craftsman split beam I used for years may not be that accurate. All I use it for is head stud nuts. If I were to get a new one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By russcc
Re: '40 coupe sun visor bracket

Thank you all for the info. The '40 standard coupe I have came with the driver's side visor only. The part # on the visor bracket is 91A-7004122, pat.1937. It was in good condition and had a nice...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By russcc
'40 coupe sun visor bracket

I needed to replace the coupe driver's side sun visor bracket, part # 91A-7004122. I found a 19A7004122-A1. Is that the same bracket with a different # ? I know 91A- represents a specific year, but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,040
Posted By russcc
Re: In defense of 6 cylinders

I like sixes. We had '51 Ford that was great car. Other great sixes were the "Blue Flame", and the big GMC. Some of those sixes would give the V8 fits in a race.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By russcc
Identifying a Ford generator

Is there a part number with the pre-fix for the years somewhere on the generator ? Thank you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By russcc
Re: 30 amp generator vs 55 amp

Ford made a 51AS-10505-A regulator rated at 40-45 Amps for the 55 amp generator. Too scarce, and too long though, but great information. Thank you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By russcc
30 amp generator vs 55 amp

The 21AS - 1000B generator is rated at 30 Amps, while the 21AS-1000-D is rated a 55 amps, both for 42-48, 8 cylinder pass. according to the green bible. How do you get 25 more amps or about 80% more...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By russcc
Re: '40 "resistance unit"

Thank you all.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By russcc
'40 "resistance unit"

Where is the resistance unit as shown in the Ford '40 wiring diagram between the ignition switch and coil. Is that it high on the inside of the firewall on the driver's side ?. Looks like I am going...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By russcc
Re: 1940 ford headers

If you are going with headers, as pointed out, Red's is the way to go. They fit perfectly in the '40 coupe with the stock engine, and now with the 59L. Get the exhaust pipes that hook go back from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By russcc
Re: Intake gasket failure

That's great info, thank you for posting.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By russcc
Re: '40 Fan

I used lock washers, but locktite is a good backup idea. Nobody wants a loose fan.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By russcc
Re: '40 Fan

Grade 8.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By russcc
'40 Fan

The fan & sheave balanced, and while I was re-installing the fan I couldn't locate the original bolts. It looks like they are 5/16-24 x 3/4" SAE hex head cap screws. Is there anything special about...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By russcc
Re: Source for vintage Autolite AL 7 spark plugs

Thank you. Will check that out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 792
Posted By russcc
Re: Hole saw

Here is another method that was used to get an old set of aluminum heads off. They were really stuck. An old time Model A guy suggested cleaning out around the stud hole perimeter in the heads as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,187
Posted By russcc
Re: Dennis Carpenter, R.I.P.

Very sad to hear that Dennis is gone. Met him several times at Hershey. Carpenter's reproduction parts were one of the best, and I always prefer them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By russcc
Source for vintage Autolite AL 7 spark plugs

Bought what I thought was box of NOS Autolite AL 7 plugs. Turned out there were only 6 new ones in the box, the other 4 were old worn out ones. What I would like to find is 2 or 4 Autolite AL 7's the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By russcc
Re: Mechanical Oil pressure gauge fittings

Thank you all for your suggestions. The 1/8" compression collar is Not a Standard compression sleeve used in compression fittings that you find in the hardware store. Look at the photo of the brass...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By russcc
'34-36 headlight bulb sockets ?

Can someone tell me if the headlight bulb sockets in the photos fit the '34-'36 EV8 headlight shells ? if so, I will put them on the swap section as I have several I don't need. Thank you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By russcc
Re: Mechanical Oil pressure gauge fittings

Sorry about the photos, I thought I put them on but they must have escaped. Here they are. Just need the ferrules only. Have both the copper and nylon i/8" tubing. Any suggestions for the ferrules ?...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By russcc
Mechanical Oil pressure gauge fittings

The SW mechanical oil pressure gauges I use have what looks like a special type ferrule type fitting on the line. See photos of the copper and plastic lines with the fittings installed. I don't...
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