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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,374
Posted By zoegrant
Re: Sometimes you have to let go

In my opinion the 39 Lincoln Zephyr was one of the best designs ever...the side profile is heart stopping...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By zoegrant
Re: R-10 OD solenoid replacement ?

The seal will sit down into a recessed area on the outside of the solenoid. Yes you will see how it sits when you remove the solenoid. No need to hook power to the solenoid when removing it. Just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,476
Posted By zoegrant
Re: Fantastic craftsmanship

Thanks for posting that. There are really some talented people out there.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By zoegrant
Re: R-10 OD solenoid replacement ?

I have replaced a few overdrive solenoids on the R10 and if you twist and pull the solenoid out very quickly with the new one ready to immediately slip in and turn you will not loose much oil. Keep...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-09-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,115
Posted By zoegrant
Re: Disk brakes on 55 ford sedan

Thanks guys...will commence my search...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-08-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,115
Posted By zoegrant
Disk brakes on 55 ford sedan

Anyone install disk brakes on their 55 Ford full size car ?
If so, who sells the kit ?
Thanks
Forum: Late V8 11-25-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By zoegrant
Re: Y-block parts

sorry...i posted in wrong area....these are items I have for sale.
Forum: Late V8 11-24-2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By zoegrant
Y-block parts

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,074
Posted By zoegrant
Re: Vapor lock or not ?

This is in response to a hard start issue I was having on my 36.
It turns out that my pumping of the gas pedal when restarting a hot engine was flooding it preventing starting when engine was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By zoegrant
Electric fuel pump test ?

Is it possible to test the pressure put out by my electric fuel pump ?
I would like to know how much fuel pressure I have at the carb.
I am not running a mechanical pump, just the electric one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,960
Posted By zoegrant
Re: 1951 Ford overdrive

I have a real soft spot for the 51 vickies as that was my first car. It was a blue/green color with a white top...lots of memories.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,852
Posted By zoegrant
Re: Antique Insurance a little off Topic

I also have Hagerty on 3 cars...nice to deal with....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,814
Posted By zoegrant
Re: radial tires

have a set of radial tires from Diamond Back on my 55 Ford and I love them. Radials sure improve the ride and handling of the car versus bias ply tires.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,074
Posted By zoegrant
Re: Vapor lock or not ?

There are a lot of good ideas here. the first thing I will check will be the spark from the coil after car is run enough to get it hot then wait a few minutes before testing the spark at the coil.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,074
Posted By zoegrant
Vapor lock or not ?

The flathead in my 36 Ford runs with the following temperatures after a good 10 mile run at 50 mph and an even 5 minute shutdown. ambient TEMP OUTSIDE 80.. Temps are then taken with lazer temp...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-11-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,875
Posted By zoegrant
Re: General Info

The reason I asked what state your from is that I have a Ford car bellhousing that would fit up thru 1962..
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-11-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,875
Posted By zoegrant
Re: General Info

SANDDOC....What state are you in ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,960
Posted By zoegrant
Re: 1951 Ford overdrive

post 57 is the first part then go to post 58
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,960
Posted By zoegrant
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,960
Posted By zoegrant
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,960
Posted By zoegrant
Re: 1951 Ford overdrive

I had a similar situation with the overdrive in my 55. After a week of testing all the electrical parts of the overdrive system and finding that all were good I thought I would try a suggestion put...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By zoegrant
Re: 1936 gas guage

Loose ground wire...problem solved
I did learn a lot with help from you guys...thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By zoegrant
Re: 1936 gas guage

Thanks JSeery I will look into that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By zoegrant
Re: 1936 gas guage

Thank you both for the info....
DEUCE LOVER...I tested the gage as you suggested and the gage worked. So I thank you for that. I will now look at the sender itself...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By zoegrant
1936 gas guage

My dash gas gage is not reading at all... have power at the gage and power at the wire to tank sender. There is a 1/4 tank of gas.
It had been working and then noticed it was not.
Is there a way...
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