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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-28-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,112
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: weak spark

This is a 239 with 13 tooth gear. I used a 57 dist with my original 13 tooth gear. I also used later oil pump to match. this was a pretty common conversion for better distributor
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-27-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,112
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: weak spark

napa p/n points cs755 condenser fa 82. this is a 1957 distributor in a 1954 239 engine.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-26-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,112
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: weak spark

ok we got a fix. How about 3 bad condensers. do not buy advanced auto parts condensers. Put in napa ecklin and it runs great. thanks for every ones input.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-25-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,112
Posted By 36 flathead
weak spark

This is a 1954 239 with a 57 dist. car started missing bad last time out, had to be towed home. replaced dist cap and rotor. points and condenser, plug wires and plugs.coil also replaced.. no help...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: 1950 mercury starter

thanks for the info
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By 36 flathead
1950 mercury starter

Is there any difference between ford and mercury starters for 1950.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,816
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: How to neutralize mig acids before leading

I like a 50-50 mix of ammonia and alcohol . stops the flash rust.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-27-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: prep lead seams

If you need to remove flux residue from lead you can wash with 50 50 mix of alcohol and ammonia. Or backing soda and water. I prefer alcohol and ammonia , less chance of rust.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,102
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: Engine knocking

nbr 5 not to good either
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,333
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: No fuel pressure after 20 mins driving

sounds like garbage in the fuel tank.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,305
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: 36 spare tire cover removal

I had to deflate my tire to get it off. after cleaning and lube works fine
Forum: Early V8 03-23-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 496
Posted By 36 flathead
36 ford cabriolet seat cover

new still in the box. leather front seat covers for 36 ford cabriolet. these are Labaron Bonney. complete with all padding and and instruction.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,958
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: Paint suggestions

I have used summit racing epoxy primer and there high build primer on my last three cars. Very happy with results. I used ppg base coat clear coat over top. There prices are very reasonable, and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,652
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: 36 rear wheels

Have you tried installing running boards . That can move rear fender quite a bit.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,652
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: 36 rear wheels

At some point in this cars life someone reworked the back fenders. rear lip was moved forward one inch. I bought new fenders and they look great. A good indication the frame and rear end are correct...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,523
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: Building a holley tri carb set up

charlie set mine up just as he described. worked great
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,340
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: Air compressor

the da will eat up the air. the 2 stage is much better
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,229
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: convertible tops

thanks for the input. after three calls to LeBaron Bonney I found out they do offer non stock colors. I am waiting for samples.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,229
Posted By 36 flathead
convertible tops

who makes tops in non stock colors for a 1936 . I am looking for a brown. LaBaron Bonney only makes them in stock colors or black.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,401
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: Overheating in a few minutes.

Did you re torque the heads. may try advancing the timing a bit
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 932
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: T5 Speedometer cable

I think a stock 34 cable will work on the t5. I know the stock 1950 f1 cable cable worked on my truck
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,091
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: radial vs. bias ply tires

If your set on coker, buy from summit racing, free shipping. I prefer diamond back. To each his own
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,248
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: valve tool ID

Mine has craftsman stamped on it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,248
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: valve tool ID

I have one , bought at sears about 30 years ago
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,596
Posted By 36 flathead
Re: 36 rumble seat

I think I have the correct deflector. I need a picture of the installation
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