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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By 53vicki
Re: 53 convert to 3 speed - advice please

What's the best way to determine if a 3 speed has overdrive ? the R10 stamp on the case or another way ?

Thanks again for all the help. I'm taking notes and looking for a 52/53 parts car.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-09-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,676
Posted By 53vicki
Re: Converting Victoria from auto to manual, help needed...

Thanks for the replies everyone.

Sid- my Dad's Victoria has a stock 239 flathead. I agree about the column shift, I'd much rather make it a floor shift, but he prefers it on the column.

I'll...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-09-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,676
Posted By 53vicki
Converting Victoria from auto to manual, help needed...

My Dad has a 53 Victoria Fordmatic that is, in short, absolutely no fun to drive. He's always wished it was a 3 speed column shift. I know this is a 54 & newer forum but I'm thinking I may be best...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By 53vicki
53 convert to 3 speed - advice please

My Dad has a 53 Victoria Fordmatic that is, in short, absolutely no fun to drive. He's always wished it was a 3 speed column shift - so I want to help get that done.

Please tell me what year 3...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,152
Posted By 53vicki
Forum: Early V8 07-15-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By 53vicki
Re: WTB; 4 blade Fan Assembly for 53 Flathead

Pulley needs to be narrow groove, 3/8".
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,152
Posted By 53vicki
Re: Help Needed Finding brake part for 53 Victoria

JSeery- If I used one like those you posted photos of would I need to put anything over the opening to prevent dirt from entering ? the one on the car now has a small cap on top that rotates.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,152
Posted By 53vicki
Re: Help Needed Finding brake part for 53 Victoria

Thanks for the replies. Much appreciated !
Forum: Early V8 07-13-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By 53vicki
WTB; 4 blade Fan Assembly for 53 Flathead

Looking for a 4 blade fan & pulley assembly that will mount onto our 53 Victoria.

Please let me know condition & price. You can email info & pics to Montreal09@yahoo.com

Thanks-
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,152
Posted By 53vicki
Help Needed Finding brake part for 53 Victoria

A brass brake line connector is mounted on the rear axle of our 53 Victoria by a threaded hollow stud that also acts as a vent for the rear axle.

Anyone know a source for this vent tube/brake...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,173
Posted By 53vicki
Re: SBC/8ba distributors

I've heard & read many recommendations for Charlie. Spoke with him about a sbc distributor conversion for my Dads 53 Victoria. Put a check in the mail after our talk- looking forward to seeing the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,057
Posted By 53vicki
Re: Stock gauges wiring questions

We switched to 12v in our 53 Victoria. The only gauge that's working is the ammeter. I put Runtz reducers on the fuel & temp gauges and they're still not working at all. They're pegged, fuel all the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,057
Posted By 53vicki
Please clarify this information

41Ford1 wrote "If the system was changed from + to - ground, the wire that that goes through the loop has to be revesed."

Can someone please tell me what loop he's referring to and which wire ? ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,108
Posted By 53vicki
12 volts gauges on 6 volts positive ground?

Can someone please answer that for us, Are the gauges polarity sensitive ?

Thx-
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,136
Posted By 53vicki
Related question- 6 volt to 12 volt system

is there a problem with the 6v to 12v switch with the 6v system being positive ground and the 12v being negative ground ?

the gauges in our 53 Victoria are not working. someone told me its because...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,035
Posted By 53vicki
Re: Question on Dual Carb setup

Looked at the distributor and it looks to be the original one to the engine.

Tag has "FoMoCo" script, 8BA and part no. 12127

I thought we'd installed another one after having the engine rebuilt...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 917
Posted By 53vicki
Re: Help needed, tail light wiring harness- 53 Victoria

TJ,

Thanks for your reply. To answer your questions;
- this car has all original wiring.
- turn signals are not working.

We converted it to 12v. I'm going to buy a 12v brake stop light...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,035
Posted By 53vicki
Re: Question on Dual Carb setup

Thanks for the replies. To answer a few questions;

It's an Offenhauser 2 x 2 intake on the car now.

The stock distributor has been replaced with another. I'll look at it today and let ya know...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 917
Posted By 53vicki
Help needed, tail light wiring harness- 53 Victoria

53 Victoria. Car does not have back up lights. Tail lights come on with headlights but car has no brake lights.

Here's what it looks like at the tail light housings-
Drivers side tail light...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,035
Posted By 53vicki
Question on Dual Carb setup

My Dad has a 53 Ford with a 239 flathead. He's running two 2 barrel carbs (Ford 8BA) on a freshly rebuilt stock engine.

I've read that running 2 carbs (Ford or Holley 94) can cause issues on ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,282
Posted By 53vicki
Parts needed with switch to 12 volt system

Switched our 53 Vicki to 12 volt. Can someone please tell me if we need to swap out the following parts since doing the conversion to 12v;

1. brake stop light switch
2. turn signal flasher
3....
Forum: Early V8 11-05-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By 53vicki
Wanted Coronado kit & license plate mount 52, 53, 54 Ford

Wanted to buy- Coronado/Continental kit and/or license plate mount for a 52-53-54 Ford.

Please email condition & price to montreal09@yahoo.com

thanks-
Dan
Monroe, MI
Forum: Early V8 02-03-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By 53vicki
1952-54 Trunk Decklid wanted

Looking for a decklid to use with a continental kit for a 53 Victoria. I think 52-54 will work.

thanks-
Dan
Monroe, MI
montreal09@yahoo.com
Forum: Early V8 01-27-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 357
Posted By 53vicki
Wanted- 52-54 Passenger side door skin

Looking for a clean passenger side door skin for my Dads 53 Victoria.

If you have one please email me at Montreal09@yahoo.com

thanks-
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