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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By adileo
Re: 39 fuel sender

Thank gents.

Mart glad you pointed out about top. I was not aware. My logic would have been the gas would get in there when fulll tank.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By adileo
39 fuel sender

Tank is out and at radiator shop getting cleaned.

Before bringing to radiator shop, I removed the sending unit. Thankfully it was works great. I had replaced the cork float (with a metal one)...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By adileo
Re: Draining tank

Good suggestion. Tried the blockage was in the tank. The pump could not pull it through. I got it now pulled plug.

Thanks all for advise.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By adileo
Re: Draining tank

Guess you didnít read my first post...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By adileo
Re: Draining tank

Thanks all. The dribbling could take hours and I don’t want to leave unattended.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By adileo
Re: Draining tank

Jerry thanks that was my question:)

Pantyhose in filler of truck? Or?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By adileo
Re: Draining tank

Thanks I have that and it’s just dribbling out. Assume passage way to inline filter blocked prior to filer. There is no fitting to attach at drain plug.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By adileo
Draining tank

Hi all

As previously mentioned. In need to remove the 39 gas tank and send out for cleaning. My plan was put car up on lift and attach a 5/16 hose from fuel filter (prior to electric pump) to my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By adileo
Re: 39 coupe fuel tank

Thanks I exchanged txt with a friend, who said basically the same thing. I was unaware old tank can be cleaned. He said the same place I had my original radiator cleaned can do the gas tank. That’s...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By adileo
39 coupe fuel tank

Hi

I’m thinking my original fuel tank is needing to be replaced. I’ll keep my stock sending unit.

Where have you found to be a good supplier? Both in quality, fit and price.

Car is not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By adileo
Re: Trash Can Condeners Tubman

I haven’t purchased anything from him yet. However I know, he also has a workable solution for 6 volt tacs for early Fords, with helmet coil. We exchanged multiple pm’s and was always very...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By adileo
Re: 1952 truck hood

I have 52 F1. I’m not sure what you mean by buckling. When hood is closed you want it locked in place.

When you pop it open there’s a second safety hook.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By adileo
Re: PA old time drag with question

It’s the distributor which is weird with old heads.

Either they converterd the crab / Helmet to use a later model distro or they used older heads on later model flathead. Which I doubt would give...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By adileo
Re: PA old time drag with question

Thanks guys. I wasn’t aware you could convert an early block ton this type of distributor
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By adileo
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By adileo
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By adileo
PA Old time drag pics

Old time drag pics:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By adileo
PA old time drag with question

Friend and I went today. Very cool, mostly flatheads and old bikes racing

Iíll post pics. The question is: is this a newer engine with older heads or can you convert crab or helmet to this?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,033
Posted By adileo
Re: Top three Ford Products, '32 - '53

Wow - being a proud owner of 39 coupe, I happily surprised.

Love all F1 trucks!

Add my vote;)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By adileo
Re: Thanks Charlie NY....

Been probably 4 years since Charlie did my 39 coupe dual Edelbrocks. They were returned looking like jewelry and still perform great.

Another note worthy mention, his fuel pumps are bullet proof!...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 647
Posted By adileo
Re: Still needing advise on 52 F1

Jerry thanks. I will pull oil bath air cleaner and see if jets are working properly then put truck up on lift and check fuel lines, later this afternoon.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 647
Posted By adileo
Re: Still needing advise on 52 F1

I tried this morning and when reving the timing does advance.

One other thing I noticed. The timing mark does not change, vacuum connected or disconnected and taped at idle.

Still haven’t...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 647
Posted By adileo
Re: Still needing advise on 52 F1

Donít think I have that under tank. Will look tomorrow. Tank looks fairly new so probably reproduction
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 647
Posted By adileo
Re: Still needing advise on 52 F1

Thank friends


Ross - I took the fuel pump glass bowl off and even tho clean, I replaced the screen. What other screen are you mentioning, that sticks up into tank. I have a lift and can easily...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 647
Posted By adileo
Re: Still needing advise on 52 F1

Jerry I didnít try that but will and let you know, tomorrow
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