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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By terry
Re: A Couple 36 Fordor Questions

Also, If I remember right, standard '36s had only one horn and the deluxe models had 2. Am I right about this, Don? Terry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By terry
Re: converted generator

Yes! Very interesting. Thanks for the info. Terry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By terry
Re: converted generator

Thanks fellas. Seller did originally say the generator was set up for an A connection. U-tube tells me this means the field wiring is insulated and the circuit is grounded at the voltage reg?? ...by...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By terry
converted generator

I bought an early v8 3 brush generator converted to 12v. i want to put it in my 36. the generator now has 2 wires coming out of the top hole...one for generator (armature) and the other for field....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By terry
front wheel movement

With my 36 jacked up I checked for wheel movement vertically by grabbing the top and bottom of the tire and trying to move it back and forth...very little movement. Then i grabbed the tire by the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By terry
Re: Thermostats

JSeery's and drolston's explanation of thermostats and cooling is the best I've ever heard. No need to hear more. Terry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By terry
Re: Steering play

My F-1 was a 48. As suggested, I removed a shim from the front of the box. My steering wheel had around 2 or more inches of free play. It tightened the wheel up nicely. i did check first for any...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,246
Posted By terry
Re: It is amazing how i lived this long

Did you win the lottery?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By terry
Re: Steering wheel play

My 48 F1 pickup had steering wheel play but not nearly as much as yours. Taking just one shim from end of steering box made a big difference and fixed the problem. But, this was after I checked for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By terry
Re: Don Rogers is home

We still need your help, Don! Get well quick.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,161
Posted By terry
Re: 1936 Generator Pulley Alignment

I agree with with John. You're thinking that way too. You're rebuilt generator doesn't have the hole on top where the wires come out. You need an earlier generator. I think ones from 32 up to 39...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By terry
Re: heads up all american day Sydney Australia

merc...your aussie countrymen treated me like gold many years ago when I was on a much needed r&r from a war torn country. I will always remember their kindness which was much better than what was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 931
Posted By terry
Re: Limited slip diff.

Good info from J. If still in doubt, I'm sure Vinny's girlfriend could tell us
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By terry
Re: Voltage regulator problem solved,Thanks

Steve, is your rebuilt generator the original 3 brush? If so, what 12v coils did you put in it? Been thinking of going the same way rather than switch to an alternator. Read on here somewhere that a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,622
Posted By terry
Re: The old guys

I forgot the question?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 346
Posted By terry
Becker auto electric

I do know he died a few years back. Did anyone take over the business? And how can I contact him? Tried the orig phone numbers to the business with no result. Terry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By terry
Re: generator change

Thanks for the replies, fellas. I have used the Fun Projects alternative for for a number of years now and it has worked very well on 12v. But, as one of you pointed out, you must limit your amperage...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By terry
generator change

I want to change out my 36 ford 3 brush generator for a more modern 12v, 2 brush. It's my understanding that the 1959-64 Ford generators look the same and have the same diameter as my old one. How...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By terry
Re: cowl water holes

Mine is an early '36. I looked and saw holes below the kick panel, mostly out of sight. I can't tell if they came that way or someone added them later. I poured some water in them and out it came...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By terry
Re: cowl water holes

Thanks fellas.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By terry
cowl water holes

My 36 has these holes just behind the windshield in each corner. They go down under the dash forming a nipple about 1'' long for attachment of a drain tube. I reamed them out so water can pass...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,429
Posted By terry
Re: 1935 Ford Rear Shock Test

Karl, if you change flatbed to flathead that song becomes so much more interesting. Terry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,429
Posted By terry
Re: 1935 Ford Rear Shock Test

C&G Ford Parts offers tube shock kits for front and back. Terry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,652
Posted By terry
Re: '36 Radio switch

Robert 1936...nice work! Did you still have to use noise suppressors? How is your reception? Terry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By terry
Re: rear shocks for 36 Ford

Thanks for the info fellas. TJ-I went to that Pure Hotrods site...very interesting but haven't called them yet. Tangled-I do have the orig shocks and haven't dropped that idea of just having them...
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