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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: 1941 Ford LED tail lights

I have the LED bulbs in my 41 and all I had to do was install the bulbs. They are bright and my flashers are bright. I think they came from a site called Brite Lite, not sure of the name but easy...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-11-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: Classified ads

How do you move your post to the top of the list when it's way back down the line? Al
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-11-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: Rubber seals around doors

Would you guy's recommend the Steele gasket's for my job? I used them on my 41 and they seemed ok, just got a little messy with the adhesive, and it's hard to clean up. Al
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-10-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: Rubber seals around doors

thanks for advice and pics. Al
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-27-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: Rubber seals around doors

Disreguard post found them at Steele Rubber gaskets. Al
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-27-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By grumppyoldman
Rubber seals around doors

my 55 Ford Fairlane has no seals around the doors, should it have them or not. I would think there should be some. Al
Forum: Early V8 09-24-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By grumppyoldman
Selling my 1941 Business coupe

The car has the original all steel body, no rust, no wrecks, and has been repainted. The chrome pieces that have been removed I have them and the bumpers, along with the bumper brackets. Has the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-06-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 17,845
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: The forgotten 1960 Fords

I bought my wife a brand spanking new 60 four door Galaxie, it came with a 292 v8 ac, automatic trany. It was the sorriest car i ever owned. when there was a cross wind the damn thing was hard to...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-26-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,894
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: aluminium radiator

I'll see if I can post a pic. of mine, not too good at this but gona try again. Thought I had a better pic of it, but not. Al
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: Out of round tire

I think ( was told ) that has been outlawed for hiway use. Just sayin!!! Al
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 808
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: Wiring an electric fuel pump

the cup on the end of the fuel pump arm was turned back towards the firewall and was not pumping well, so I put the electric pump thinking I was taking some pressure off the cam an doing away with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,042
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: 40 engine temperature drop by 20 degrees

We did that to a friends 47 sedan and with duels on it, there was a what we called a back draw, in other words the exhaust popped when you let off the gas. What a wonderful sound it was, we used the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,149
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: New Member New car

Yes welcome to the Barn, lots of good guy's on here willing to help with what ever problems you might have. They helped me with several problems with my 41 Business Coupe. It drives and rides like it...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-21-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,894
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: aluminium radiator

My 55 Fairlane has an aluminum radiator with 3 electric fans, a push on the front and 2 pulls on the back. Running a 302 built engine and it runs 170 deg all the time and it get's hot in Texas. Al
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 808
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: Wiring an electric fuel pump

I think what i'll do is get a new mechanical pump, and use the electric one before start-up then turn it off aftter the engine is running. I also have a fuel pressure regulator and gauge between the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: Polishing aluminum

You can use Boname powder with a little water and it will not scratch the soft metal, but it takes lots of elbow grease. Al
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: Whats the hole for?

I used the hole on my 41 to mount the electric windshield wiper knob, handy and no more holes drilled. Al
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 808
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: Wiring an electric fuel pump

i have a toggle switch mounted under the dash bu the door that will act as a kill switch. it's connected between the power source and the fuel pump along with a 10 amp fuse which is supplied with the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 808
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: Wiring an electric fuel pump

Thanks for the reply's, I think maybe the relay will serve the purpose and not burn out the old switch. I use a starter relay on my tractor for the glow plugs and it stopped burning out the ignition...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: At the local show

When I go to our local show, I'm usually the only one there with a flathead, seems like everything has to be a rat rod or sled or some kind of foreign drifter. They ask me what kind of engine I have,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: Dual exhaust system 1948 ford with headers

I just got a quote to have my Smitty mufflers replaced and I furnish the muffler's for $60 per side. The shop is a good and well known shop. Al
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 808
Posted By grumppyoldman
Wiring an electric fuel pump

i had my electric fuel pump wired through the ignition switch when I first installed it, but you guy's said it might not handle the amps. I put a toggtle switch under the dash knowing I would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: what C. I would it be?

thanks estout81 I'm told that was done to my 41 and I just wanted to know. Have it for sale and would like to pass it on to new owner. Al
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By grumppyoldman
what C. I would it be?

Removing sleeves from a 221 C. I. flat head V 8 would make it what C. I. motor? The sleeves are .080" wall thickness I've been told. Don't need any formulas just C. i. thanks for any info. Al
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-02-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By grumppyoldman
Re: Rear Tire Jacking info on 1955 ford stationwagon.

II had the same problem with my 55, I added the extensions and that solved the problem. Al
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