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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 07:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 430
Posted By rockfla
Re: Engine Identification '34 Ford

Thank you once again for sharing your impeccable knowledge David. I have never even paid attention to bumper guards on 34’s OR lack there of in 33, another lesson on “pay close attention” to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1940 mercury coupe running...

There was a discussion/post not long ago about the same thing for 39 Mercury's.......I saved this from a post.....I "think" 40's are the same....IF you call him and he still does them, let me know...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 02:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 430
Posted By rockfla
Re: Engine Identification '34 Ford

No Sir, thank you very much for asking.......I have "A" set AND I "might" have a second set original to our 33.....BUT not 100% sure. I got an extra set off of a fellow converting a 33 to a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 430
Posted By rockfla
Re: Engine Identification '34 Ford

GThorpe


All be it a 1933, It is a "standard" configuration for the horn.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 430
Posted By rockfla
Re: Engine Identification '34 Ford

DavidG


Would the 34 share the same engine tins as the 33 4cyl??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 430
Posted By rockfla
Re: Engine Identification '34 Ford

AND you must not forget, ONE horn...NOT two, left side, BLACK....ALL black including the "dome" IF authenticity is the desire.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 430
Posted By rockfla
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 430
Posted By rockfla
Re: Engine Identification '34 Ford

NO V8 Caps, I am scrambling to find a better picture BUT here is a 34 Roadster with a 4 cyl that has the "Ford" oval hub caps, one feature line near the outer edge of the cap, Ford Oval in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 430
Posted By rockfla
Re: Engine Identification '34 Ford

In the vein of "authenticity" and "as Henry built it" Its hard to tell from your second photo BUT it looks as IF you hub caps are "V8" which would be incorrect (IF you are looking for "correctness")....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 11:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 430
Posted By rockfla
Re: Engine Identification '34 Ford

Wow, that's one sweet looking ride!!!! Thanks for sharing. THE "OTHER" contributing factor that is in NO books OR doesn't get mentioned IS.......How many people acquired a car like yours and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 11:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 430
Posted By rockfla
Re: Engine Identification '34 Ford

IF you look at the "dash board" of the box you posted in, there is a black paper clip in the top center. Click on the black paper clip and you will have a box with about 6 lines where you can upload...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 430
Posted By rockfla
Re: Engine Identification '34 Ford

I don't have the 33/34 book in front of me BUT "IF" memory serves I think the number on the fours are on the right rear of the bell housing area near where it bolts to the block OR on the right rear...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 457
Posted By rockfla
Re: Electrical verification 32 Ford

@Koates
This car has not run since all the repaired items talked about in this post have been installed!!! Not even one attempt at trying to start it!! So they are as ordered, as repaired as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1940 merc door removal

IF you can see the gap around the pin and the hinge opening......I used a can of compressed air and blow oil/penitent/blaster et al down into ANY crevasse you can for a few days!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 457
Posted By rockfla
Re: Electrical verification 32 Ford

David, I will check the insulator on the back side of the cutout this evening, I'm most positive it is there as I did not remove the L-Bracket from it when I installed it (Just looked and it can be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 457
Posted By rockfla
Re: Electrical verification 32 Ford

I "HAD" a fun projects diode type cutout on the car originally BUT when it came back to us, generator wired incorrectly(basically wired without the cutout in the system) and it pegged my ammeter and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 457
Posted By rockfla
Re: Electrical verification 32 Ford

Jim
Isn't there only one insulator, the one on the "HOT" wire to the cutout between the wire fork end and the housing of the cutout??? OR Where else would an insulator be???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 457
Posted By rockfla
Re: Electrical verification 32 Ford

Terry
I have the one YELLOW wire (HOT) to the left side (from the drivers view) of the ammeter. The YELLOW/BLACK is one eyelet wired to the right (from drivers view) and it splits shortly after...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 457
Posted By rockfla
Re: Electrical verification 32 Ford

Okay
No continuity on the cut out

No I have not polarized my generator Since I got it back from Michael

I have not checked the wire TO the cutout for an arch BUT the yellow/black wire will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 457
Posted By rockfla
Re: Electrical verification 32 Ford

Yes BobC that is the diagram I have, the YELLOW/BLACK wire from ammeter to switch/generator, THAT wire when attached at the ammeter is causing a “Dead short”! I can remove it from the ammeter OR...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 457
Posted By rockfla
Re: Electrical verification 32 Ford

Yes David, yellow/black, far be it from me to read the legend of colors to the right!! SO yellow/black wire from back of ammeter to switch&generator cutout!! I have the “original” type cutout!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 457
Posted By rockfla
Re: Electrical verification 32 Ford

According to the wire diagram I have yellow (hot from battery) Goes into the ammeter, yellow/blue goes out from ammeter to switch and also Into the cutout on generator, correct?

SO, whenever...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 457
Posted By rockfla
Electrical verification 32 Ford

Okay…I’ve been chasing a dead short in the 32. First I found the generator was wire incorrectly and shorted the generator and pegged my ammeter. Sent them both for repair. Put them both back in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 920
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1934 Wagon colors

Thank you for your impeccable knowledge David!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 920
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1934 Wagon colors

So…….question for DavidG…….trying to understand the meaning of this heading in the 33-34 club restoration guide???
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