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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By richard crow
Re: 51 Merc hand brake cable

take a pair of plyers now hold the swedge .then take a pair of side cuing plyers put the jaws between the swedge & the spring .now push the spring back then squez the side curing plyers enought to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By richard crow
Re: '35 Coupe: What would you bolt in first?

install a 37-39 steering box a world of differance
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,794
Posted By richard crow
Re: Chevy distributor in flathead v8

if you want a stock flathead to run good leave it stock.i have five cars they run good don,t overheat start when hot still 6v good millage. there all bone stock & you can stand a nickle on the eng...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By richard crow
Re: 51 Merc hand brake cable

are you talkiing about attaching the cable to the rear brake shoe levers if yes there is a simple way to do this
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By richard crow
Re: Hard Starting - Fuel Line Issues

a elec. pump with a switch is a good idea when the car sits for a long time . it reduce,s wear on the starter & batt life
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,492
Posted By richard crow
Re: Oversized Brake Drums

you could have the drums banded.i seen it done on model a drums
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By richard crow
Re: No more gallivanting - temp question

you rebuilt the dist try advancing the timing. if the eng temp was ok before dist rebuild good chance tha,ts it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By richard crow
Re: More Mercury Scenery

GGMAC come the winter you will be glad your in fla. it,s gets chele in sask canada
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By richard crow
Re: Problem with high oil pressure?

make sure of those readings with a mechanel gauge
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By richard crow
Re: 40`Ford Brakes Update from 7/10 post

is the pedal hard or spongy if it,spongy air in system. if it,s hard it,s a adjustment problem of some kind. master push rod ,shoe anchor adj. cam adj to name a few
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By richard crow
Re: 1936 Windshield regulator searched

joe,s antique auto in mass has them
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By richard crow
Re: 59 AB crankshaft timing gear replacement, Help

the crank gear can be removed with crank in eng. the oil pan has to be removed. a simple two leg gear puller will pull the gear they come off ez
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By richard crow
carlise

did any one go was there a lot of people there were there a lot of venders
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 692
Posted By richard crow
Re: Problems starting when hot

do they have reg gas in russia or the ethnal crap if you pushed it & it started it might have flooded or the gas boiled
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 741
Posted By richard crow
Re: Charging Problem

are you checking this with a volt meter on the batt od sol have two windings one for pulling in in the other to hold if it,s staying on pull it uses more current .do this simple test run eng at a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,040
Posted By richard crow
Re: Spring Carlisle

the question is was there any old ford stuff there was it worth going to
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,183
Posted By richard crow
Re: Silicone brake fluid

if you are converting to dot 5 make sure all your lines & fittings are super tight. dot 5 can find a leak where there was none before.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By richard crow
Re: 1950 Rearend Disassembly

flatford8 has it right just make sure there are not some of those copper washeres on the studs
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,102
Posted By richard crow
Re: 40 Coupe won't wake up from winter sleep

i just had a car in the shop with the same problem low vacuum no power low compresion after all checks i removed the cam cover i found the cam gear had moved from it,s mark on the cam shaft you can...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 758
Posted By richard crow
Re: More. Brake problems

make sure piston is not stuck at the end of it,s stroke. is it a foren make if yes it could be your problem
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By richard crow
Re: Brake fluid gone..

in the master cyl there is a check valve it,s purpose is to keep low pressure in the system. if the car sits for a long period of time it bleeds off .the wheel cyls relax & leak no car was built to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 916
Posted By richard crow
Re: 12v Headlight problem

when you are on low beam one filerment is lit when you go to high beam both filerments are lit.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By richard crow
Re: Disc brake question

check the freeplay in the master cyl if you have a vacuum booster check for play between booster & master cyl if these are not right when the fluid warms up it cant return to the master cyl reservor ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 829
Posted By richard crow
Re: Spongy Brakes

the correct master cyl has a check valve inside it if you are using some kind of master cyl. that don,t have one. the purpose of the check is to hold low pressure in the system other wise when the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By richard crow
carlie

any word on the carlie meet
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