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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By JT FORD
Slight mix up!

Traded rides yesterday with the Ford dealer. Got a 2019 Flex. The sales mgr. handed me a new 2020 Ford Motor Co. calendar showing earlier cars.
The Dec, 2019 page had a nice 1951 fordor, but in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,148
Posted By JT FORD
Re: torquing 8ba heads with an oil filter

If you look at Post No. 13, first pix from the angle that that pix was shot that is where to saw it off from. I removed the fuel pump and f.p. stand, then removed the carb. then with a saws-all we...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,148
Posted By JT FORD
Re: torquing 8ba heads with an oil filter

I saved a lot of trouble, I cut the brt. off iwith a saws all and junked the worthless filter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,155
Posted By JT FORD
Re: antifreeze?

I bought a gal. from NAPA this summer,cost around $25/00
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By JT FORD
Re: 6volt battery charger

Try a Farm Store, etc. TSC
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Where to get a OD solenoid for a '49 convertible?

I have told 5th Ave that the Ford cars are all 1 inch, but he will not listen! My new one arrived today and guess what? Its 1 inch.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Where to get a OD solenoid for a '49 convertible?

Gary Duff just happened to have a couple of Solenoids NOS for the convertibles and stations wagons. He offered to sell me one of them.


After much digging I now know a lot more about these...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Where to get a OD solenoid for a '49 convertible?

Thanks to Gary Duff he was able to solve my problem!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By JT FORD
Where to get a OD solenoid for a '49 convertible?

Anyone know of a place one could be found? Mine is not working right at all.
Fifth Ave Garage in Kansas sells new ones but states the standard one he has will not work on the convertible or the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Overdrive solenoid leaking

There is a little oil seal in the tranny where the solenoid shaft goes into the case.s
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 863
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Transmission Leaking

The only door is under the driver floor mat, its for the master cylinder for the fluid.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Removing cylinder head on 8BA

I ordered new bolts from Van Pelt. They should be OK
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Removing cylinder head on 8BA

Test shows up as a blown gasket between # 4 and #3. Have lost some water also. Its not in the oil.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By JT FORD
Removing cylinder head on 8BA

Should I spray the bolts a few days ahead of the removal with penetrating
oil? If it will ease the removal I will do this........
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Water pump to motor mounts

There were motor mounts that the holes were not drilled right!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By JT FORD
Re: 50 Ford question

I did a l950 a few years ago. It was pretty easy as I remember. Got the hose from some old Ford suppliers? Maybe the hose you got was just too small!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Headlights

H-6006 are quite a bit brighter on my l950. I have a relay on the high beams also.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 903
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Steering wheel play

I would be surprised if it wasn't shot! And the problem is getting new parts that are any good (china) or worse. Then finding someone that can or will rebuild it. Get the green repair manual and see...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,469
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Types of 6 volt sealed beam headlights

Tubman, go for it and install the new halogen bulbs. I put a pair in my l950 about three years ago and love them. They are not much higher than the regular ones, draw less power, and they are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-18-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By JT FORD
Re: 8BA Coolant Hoses

I think Carpenter makes all of them with the Ford Script on them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Fuel stabilizer

I think it was in the last EFV-8C Times mag.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Radio Fuse

NAPA has them. Most places do not have them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By JT FORD
Re: dual action fuel pump

My '50 has a dual pump. Bought the car in 2001 had a rebuilt dual on it then, still on it and no problems. Had a '51 back in the old days with the same dual pump, put over
50,000 miles on it with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,242
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Battery drain???

If the lights worked and the starter is dead its probably not the battery. If it doesn't even click its probably a bad ground at the starter switch.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,258
Posted By JT FORD
Re: Ford/Champion spark plugs

What about the cars that have ethanol gasoline or gas with out the lead?
Henry never built a car and shipped it out without the correct gas... Forget the spark plug numbers.
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