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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By Rand
Re: Dawsonville Moonshine Festival

Wouldn't miss it... Bummed that they cancelled the Autorama last weekend
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By Rand
Re: Small head temp gage.

I just removed mine to add dual mechanical gauges under the dash. Sad to remove that moon eyes gauge. Nice to see the temp under the hood
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By Rand
Re: Steering gear box leak 50 Merc

The dimension that Amazon gives is for the 'box' that the seal comes in.
The correct dim's are----
Dumb me..
Thanks for your help everybody
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,348
Posted By Rand
Re: Langhorne Sportsman Race circa 1951

What a great video and race. Wouldn't you have loved to have been there
Thanks for sharing
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By Rand
Re: Steering gear box leak 50 Merc

51 merc-ct
Amazon has them but the only dimension listed is 2.5x2.5x0.6 inches. Sound right?
How hard is it to get that old seal out after i remove the pitman arm? Any special tool?
Thanks for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By Rand
Re: Steering gear box leak 50 Merc

51merc-ct. Please explain stacked 2 seals?
Recall where you purchased your seals?
Tks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,243
Posted By Rand
Re: Brake parts

I ordered break shoes for my Merc at Napa. Super cheap. But when they arrived front and rear in identical boxes one said made in mexico the other made in the USA. Opened them up and you could...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By Rand
Steering gear box leak 50 Merc

Not long ago I changed out my steering column/gear box for a good tight unit due to screwed up shift linkage in the column.
Before installing it in the car I washed the insides the best I could with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By Rand
Re: 50 Mercury gas tank vent

Thats a lot of great info 19Fordy Thanks!
Ill look it over tonight when I sit down and have a free moment. Thanks again!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By Rand
50 Mercury gas tank vent

How does it work? How do I clean it
When I fill it up it gurgles and bobbles out the top when its getting full. And with a full tank it makes the garage smell of gas. When down below full everything...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By Rand
Re: Royal kingpins for '49

Where did you get them?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,024
Posted By Rand
Re: 50 Mercury OD problem

philipswanson...Yes your right! I am only wanting to hook it up momentary to check out the OD part of the Trans. Once I know everything is good? I plan to hook everything as Henry intended.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,024
Posted By Rand
Re: 50 Mercury OD problem

Thanks guys... Shoe box central. Macs. C&G cables will probably work.? Put the T handle is way to small.
I'm on the hunt for a good used OEM unit. If no luck ill probably have to go with the after...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-29-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,024
Posted By Rand
Re: 50 Mercury OD problem

I have one 6 volt solenoid fused wire to hot side of the starter solenoid, the other terminal of the solenoid to a ground. Messing with it today I broke the OD cable where it mounts to the lever. so...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,024
Posted By Rand
50 Mercury OD problem

Hi fellas
A good number of years ago my trans developed a chipped 2nd. gear.
So I took it to a old school mechanic here in Atlanta. He took it apart just to tell me "yep" it has a chipped 2nd gear....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,270
Posted By Rand
Re: Supercharged flathead V8 8n tractor video

Cool...thanks for posting this, put a much needed smile on my face =)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By Rand
Re: Stumble

Tinker..yes 3 on the tree with OD
But all OD electricals disconnected
Its a stumble between gears. If I ride the clutch it does not do it.
Im thinking it's something in the Holly carb? IDK?...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-20-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By Rand
Re: Stumble

Cmbrucew wouldn't a vaccum leak be noticeable at idle as well?
I'm going to spray some starting fluid around and see what happens
34pkup are you referring to the kick down switch that takes it out...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-20-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By Rand
Stumble

Probably a dumb question for most.
But what would cause my stock Holly 50 Merc to stumble shifting between gears? Almost a jerk
Thanks Rand
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,581
Posted By Rand
What oil to in a steering gear box?

I know it's been asked a1000 times...
But what gear oil do I use in a 50 Merc steering box?
Thanks Rand
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Rand
Re: Chrome shop in Atlanta?

Thanks...I've heard good things about that shop in TN..
I was thinking local for my grill piece and gas door guard?
But may be best to make the drive to TN
Thanks again!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Rand
Chrome shop in Atlanta?

Can anybody tell me the good and the bad about..
Ga chrome shop Atl
Chrome it Marietta
Southern bumper exchange Atl
I have a few small parts needing chrome Thanks..Rand
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,738
Posted By Rand
Re: Dwell RPM meter

Tim. Thats awfully nice of you But I'd rather buy one.
Thank you for all the replays
Randy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,738
Posted By Rand
Re: Dwell RPM meter

Originally Posted by Rand View Post
Thanks Bubba!
I'm going to look into that one
I clicked on the link and it listed a bunch of them...which one are you reffering to?
Actron CP7605...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,738
Posted By Rand
Re: Dwell RPM meter

Thanks Bubba!
I'm going to look into that one
I clicked on the link and it listed a bunch of them...which one are you reffering to?
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