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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 111
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1952 stuck flathead

Some plastic gauge, rotate the motor and about 2 hours of your time is "Cheap" insurance both in not only the piece of mind of "knowing" BUT also making "SURE" everything is jam up and jelly tight!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 251
Posted By rockfla
Re: GREAT battery charger recommendation

JimG
I've only had mine now for about two weeks but Its charged a pretty low battery and I have it back on the same 6V battery now, which was about 10 mins of being on it and you can see its on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 251
Posted By rockfla
Re: GREAT battery charger recommendation

I personally have no answer for you!!! Lol as that is what I did!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 251
Posted By rockfla
Re: GREAT battery charger recommendation

here you go!!!




Do more with genius - designed for 6-volt and 12-volt lead-Acid automotive, marine, and deep-cycle batteries, including flooded, gel, AGM, and maintenance-free, plus...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 251
Posted By rockfla
Re: GREAT battery charger recommendation

Automatic??? IF you mean that it switches to a "maintain" mode after charging.....YES. It is also master fuse linked and comes with pigtails to have a permanent attachment to the car!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 251
Posted By rockfla
GREAT battery charger recommendation

I bought this battery charger a couple of weeks ago and I have to say SO far it's the best charger purchase I have made, compact and works tremendously on ALL 6V & 12V batteries!!! Worth the price...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1932 3W parked in 1952

25 louver hood too!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,830
Posted By rockfla
Re: Electrical Issue advice

SO......I got the generator/cutout wiring all sorted and got it filled with gas since Dad ran it out, I put the battery charger on it since it wasn’t charging to make sure it’s up to snuff so I plan...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By rockfla
Re: What else fits the horns???

I figured they were missing BUT wondered IF there was a second "clamp" OR "IF" maybe mine is too close to the horn end and "needs" to be moved out more to the trumpet end as well????


Thank you!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By rockfla
What else fits the horns???

SO
on my 39 Mercury I kept getting a "rattling" "vibrating" noise from under the front of the car like the engines tins were loose OR the splash shields under the fenders were loose. I had the car...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By rockfla
Throwback Thursday

Okay
You barner's have had over a week to dig through you picture and find "past" gems of cars you bought, still own, sold or at some point "the one that got away"!! SO today I am starting with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,830
Posted By rockfla
Re: Electrical Issue advice

Sorry for getting the "A" & "B" mixed up!!!! Koates, I did make an effort last night to that with the wires by pulling on them BUT as you see from the picture they were predominately covered with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,830
Posted By rockfla
Re: Electrical Issue advice

Okay, just came in from working on the 32......I took the “HOT” wire or “A” Side wire off the cutout and removed the generator wire from the screw and reattached the “HOT” wire “A” to the cut out. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 410
Posted By rockfla
Re: Test Picture

Love that color green against the wood!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,830
Posted By rockfla
Re: Electrical Issue advice

Koates, Flathead Ted, 35TN Bobc
Logically thinking it through, The battery was "still" arcing because when I took the "A" or "lead/battery" wire off the cut out (I didn't know at the time) I didn't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 393
Posted By rockfla
Re: Restoration Guidelines - 32 Vicky Window/dash moldings

What you are looking for, Vol #1 & Vol #2
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,830
Posted By rockfla
Re: Electrical Issue advice

Got it!!! I'll do it tonight, we have a good starter/generator guy here in town, he sort of hates to mess with them anymore as "good" parts are almost non existent anymore and he hates all the "new"...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 393
Posted By rockfla
Re: Restoration Guidelines - 32 Vicky Window/dash moldings

If you look on the Early Ford V8 Club web site (and other outlets to like here in the SWAP Meet section and or Ebay) you will find the EFV8 Club 32 Ford restoration books (2) which is a "FINE"...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,830
Posted By rockfla
Re: Electrical Issue advice

Thank you Kevin, I will check it tonight.....My intuition tells me to pull the generator OFF and go have it checked before I proceed????
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,830
Posted By rockfla
Re: Electrical Issue advice

So is the one wire from the generator going to the "lead" or power in side of the cutout supposed to be grounded under the cutout??? OR potentially the two wire coming out of the generator hooked up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 806
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1935 Ford Tudor Deluxe - Wheel Colour

YES David, I did forget to add "Documented" in the "know to be right" portion as HE was standing on the large beach side of a "line drawn" in the sand (With documentation and plenty of "KNOW" on his...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 806
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1935 Ford Tudor Deluxe - Wheel Colour

A wise 35/36 "chief judge" at the Grand National meet told us on our German 35...."Go with what you know to be right UNLESS/OR with what you can prove!!!"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,830
Posted By rockfla
Re: Electrical Issue advice

Koates


IF it helps, here are the pictures of my cutout!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,830
Posted By rockfla
Re: Electrical Issue advice

Yes my avatar.....I didn't realize it looked like a "Hot Rod" "After Market" kind of car?? Stock configuration with 1930's German parade car and 1930 traffic law additions!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,830
Posted By rockfla
Re: Electrical Issue advice

Kevin
First....I just pulled the lead wire to the cutout as that was very quick and easy to do and checked at the battery and it still arced!! SO I put the lead back on the cut out and just had a...
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