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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 648
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Horn wires

The wires to the horn are hot. Your horn button provides the ground.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By Kens 36
Re: F1-missing

Check your distributor cap carefully. I had a miss on a '50 that dogged me for a long time. The cap looked good, but I couldn't see that the graphite "button" at the top was cracked and made...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Stiff steering

Bill,


Dans contact information is
Dan Brusegard
Maple Grove, MN
763-533-9879
dancb@comcast.net

The bearing he sells is very well made, comes with great instructions, and worth every...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,132
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1940 ford sportsman?

The Merc is a real wooden body. The car is owned by a friend in Wisconsin. It was created from his imagination and put together over 16 years by some remarkable craftsmen in three states. There...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,305
Posted By Kens 36
Re: helmet distributor

It is Michael Driskell (note spelling) in McMinnville, TN. It is best to call and talk directly to Michael at (844) 327-5988. He does a great job, quick turnaround.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,132
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1940 ford sportsman?

Here is a '41 Mercury "Sportsman".

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Throwback Thursday-THe one that got away!!!

Paid $100 for this one in 1970. Should have kept it.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1950 Ford Tudor Wiring Harness

Steve,

Found a picture that might help. Hope you can make out the harness in the lower left in a clip just before it goes under where the starter solenoid would be. Most of the wires split off a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1950 Ford Tudor Wiring Harness

Steve,

The harness is routed along the driver's side fender well, about halfway down - below the level of the solenoid. There were several large clips to hold it in place - you may be able to see...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By Kens 36
Re: '40 Radio Problem

Ralph has done two radios for me - highly recommended. He can repair an original radio to operate like new, or he can replace internals with modern circuit boards for AM/FM, iPod/MP3 jack, even...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 634
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1940 or 41 Ford Truck

Here is a picture of the '41 Pickup at Barrett-Jackson in 2010. Sales info here: https://www.barrett-jackson.com/Events/Event/Details/1941-FORD-PICKUP-81016.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 634
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1940 or 41 Ford Truck

The serial number falls into the range of the 1941 V-8's.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,022
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Pat McFarlane RIP

Nope. Mark Moriarty (note spelling) lives in NY state.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,022
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Pat McFarlane RIP

RIP Pat. A true gentleman. The stories of his thoughtfulness and kindness are endless.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,292
Posted By Kens 36
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Idle Jets

It sounds like you are adjusting the idle jets correctly. Have you tried adjusting the idle screw on the linkage?

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 733
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1953 Mercury Trim Tag help

By the way, ME in the serial number is the Metuchen, NJ assembly plant.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 733
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1953 Mercury Trim Tag help

By the way, ME in the serial number is the Metuchen, NJ assembly plant.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 733
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1953 Mercury Trim Tag help

Doug,

BG73C = 6 passenger Monterey 4 Door
70 = color code, two tone Yosemite Yellow over Sherwood Green
379 = trim code (sorry, I don't have the codes)
1J = date code, built September 1 (J =...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1950 ford custom convertible

The 49-59 Ford/Mercury association https://www.fordmercassociation.com/ does not have complete top assemblies, but they have many very hard to find parts for the top mechanism and re-manufacture some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,763
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 1940/41 Ford 1/2 Ton Windlace installation?

Restoration Specialties should have them - www.restorationspecialties.com.
814-467-9842

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,981
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Third Gen Auto delays

When did you get a ship? ...and steam powered, no less.:eek:

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,124
Posted By Kens 36
Re: Wiring Dash and instrument cluster 1940

Yes, the old electrical tape is still available. Search for "friction tape" on Amazon or other sources.

Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 50 ford vin. id. Help

That is possibly the correct number. Definitely a "KC". Typical numbers start with B0KC1000001 for the first V-8 at that plant for 1950 model year. Would still be good to try to find the # on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Kens 36
Re: 50 ford vin. id. Help

Cowl codes are hard to decipher because the stampings are inconsistent and hard to read, plus they changed during the model year. KC again is the assembly plant. This should be followed by the body...
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