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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,092
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: 1940 Ford Coupe Headliner Question

FWIW, I believe the correct term for the "grabber strips" is Door Tins.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 683
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: E 3 spark plugs

Reminds me of the "Fire Injector" plugs from J C Whitney back in the 70's. Don't recall that they did much for my Pinto station wagon:(
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Need info on 1949-50 instrument cluster ?

Check this thread: https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=183317&highlight=1950+instrument+lights
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 929
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: 40 turn signal options??

IMHO, unless you you've tested these units and have their wiring schematics, it's probably easier just to buy a new one complete with instructions.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Shakey Can follow-up/Recommendation

<<NOW the question IS, would you sand with 3000 and buff it with some "perfectit" OR leave as IS OR other suggestion????>>

Leave it as is. Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,383
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: helmet distributor

https://thirdgenauto.com/
Google is your friend.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: wanted 1947 monarch grill bars supplier

Try "The Swap Meet" at top of the screen.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,641
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Paul Bradley Response

Yes, but as I recall, Wally showed up, took pity on the Griswolds, and let them in the park. So, maybe there's hope after all;)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 754
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Shifting A Columbia In A '40

Don't think it hurts anything, but it's harder on the clutch and slows acceleration. I've done it a few times myself when it wasn't possible to back up (e.g., at a stop sign with a car right behind...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 754
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Shifting A Columbia In A '40

A handy, clutch-saving tip if you forget to disengage the Columbia before coming to a stop: put the car in reverse and back up a little to drop it out of high range.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: 1934 Grille Screws

His phone number is (884) 327-5988.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,363
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: radial tires

Diamondback sells radials made by various Japanese manufacturers. They add whitewalls using their own process. I've had a set on my '40 for several years and have been quite happy with them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,050
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Phenolic Spacer

I drilled a hole in the 1" phenolic spacer under the Holley 4bbl in my '40 and screwed in a barb hose fitting to supply the Columbia.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: 1940 fender skirt attachment

Just a shot, but maybe a small c-clamp painted black?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: How do I make my tread Bold?

Try stomping your foot to make your tread bolder.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-24-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: I need 40 ford marker light lenses.

i.e., Parking Light Lenses
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: I need 40 ford marker light lenses.

Try Mac's Auto Parts, p/n 01A-13082.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 695
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Headlight switch

Maybe a Southern Hemisphere thing?;)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,078
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: I am hiding in my garage from my wife

My wife's not a stylist, but that's not stopped her from giving me a few haircuts over the years:(
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-10-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: 1939 ford deluxe Starter Button Question

In my case, the Fahnestock Clip was not holding the wire tightly. I inserted a second, short piece of wire, and that firmed things up. A short nail would probably work too.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Good coil

Skip Haney rebuilds original coils and guarantees them for 3 years: http://www.fordcollector.com/coils.htm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,521
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: whats this fuzz growing in my new radiator?

Back in the day, we used Hamm's Beer, "From the Land of Sky Blue Waters.";)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,905
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: Offset Hose Adapter

Lotsa SBC experience on the HAMB--maybe someone over there has tried that hose adapter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,454
Posted By 4dFord/SC
Re: over the fender creeper

I thought you were talking about my neighbor's cat.
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