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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By 42guy
Re: condenser re-locating to coil

You can use a condenser from early 80's Mopar. when I started this, I was in touch Std. Blue Streak and they recommended AL111X. I have had the same condenser for 15 yrs, When I purchased them, they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,406
Posted By 42guy
Re: Discontinuing search for .33 micro-farad capacitors.

About 15 yrs. ago, I moved the condenser up to the coil on my 42. I was told that the mfd. would be less at the points due to the increaseng of the coil to dist. wire. Checked with Std. Ignition as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,097
Posted By 42guy
Re: Plug Wire Tubes

My 42 original looms did not have a cross over tube, just braided tube cover. Oldford2 has my set and maybe if he is on line, he can take a pic.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By 42guy
Re: Manufacture of Dwell meter

I have one very similar to that. I will check it out and get back to you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By 42guy
Re: Putting Electric Fuel pump in the tank of my 42

I have my electric pump mounted near tank for 16 years. Like Supereal states use a good filter at inlet to pump.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,562
Posted By 42guy
Re: members that have collected other car besides ford

Had 2 Triumphs, a Tr-6 and a Spitfire GT-6. Also a Jaguar sedan right hand drive.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By 42guy
Re: Mind Your Own Business Coupes

My 42 has fixed rear windows and the back has shelf that extends from the back of seat to the rear window ending about 6 in. below. The back of the front seat tilts forward after releasing 2 pins so...
Forum: Early V8 09-23-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By 42guy
Crab dist.

Rebuilt crab dist. by Bubbas. Ign. shop. Includes a new cap and used rotor. You might want to get a new one as I didn't have a new one. $100 plus $10 ship. Never used still in Bubba's box.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By 42guy
Re: Antifreeze for 24 stud flathead

I have used Sierra like Supereal for years. Local NAPA is where I get mine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 906
Posted By 42guy
Re: Relocating condenser

John (oldford2),
You have a right condenser. I gave you one when we first set you up. Thank you for the kind words.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 906
Posted By 42guy
Re: Relocating condenser

You will lose a couple mF due to the increased wire length. The Ford spec for 42 -48 is 0.25-0.32 mF. If you use a late 60's Mopar cond. which is rated 0.34, if will make up for the lose. You want a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 906
Posted By 42guy
Re: Relocating condenser

I have run my 42 for 16 years with the condenser mounted up at the coil. All you have to do is get a condenser with a little more mf. When I go to the garage, I will look up the part #.
It's used...
Forum: Early V8 08-11-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By 42guy
Corn Head grease

I have 6 cart. of corn head grease. Cleaning out garage. Just pay postage which I figured at $16.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By 42guy
Re: 46 Ford Super Deluxe Door Locks

What Tubman states, is what I did on my 51 back in the 50's. Also on my 55 conv.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,596
Posted By 42guy
Re: Best way to lower the front '41 coupe?

I had the local truck shop make me a new reverse eye main leaf. Cheapest way out. I think I also removed 2 upper third leaves. Lowered about 2 in. and still rides the same. Total cost $60. I don't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,598
Posted By 42guy
Re: Funny Thing About Flathead Thermostats

I have drilled small holes in my stats since I have used them for the past 15 yrs.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,150
Posted By 42guy
Re: Early Ford v/8 sales, Inc.

When they were in upstate NY, I used them all the time. Great group.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,364
Posted By 42guy
Re: '47 trim screw set- not Phillips

According to every thing I seen written, Ford changed to Phillips screws in the 1946 models. 1942 was the last year they used slotted screws.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By 42guy
Re: 42 Ford Running Board Covers

I got mine from Carpenter. They seem to be good quality and look great and are holding up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,982
Posted By 42guy
Re: Types of 6 volt sealed beam headlights

Like Supereal I instead used a relay controlled by the headlight switch. Use 10g wire for the feed then to dimmer switch. Works great and bulbs are brite. easy and fast job.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,742
Posted By 42guy
Re: Anything less than a foot is a dusting.

We got 16" in the capital district area of New York. Tomorrow a high of 5 and wind chill of minus 20. Guess I will stay in.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By 42guy
Re: Engine radius rods/anti-chatter rods on 1946

Put them on my 42 and no improvement.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,664
Posted By 42guy
Re: Flathead water pumps

I also have the Speedway pumps and been in use at least 10 yrs. maybe more. Can't remember. No problems.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By 42guy
Re: new question-coil

I have a brown Ford logo coil that was rebuilt by Skip. Still in the box from Skip, never used as I just keep it for a spare. If interested, PM me.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,965
Posted By 42guy
Re: 6 volt voltmeter

Best bet is swap meet. I picked mine up at one and he had 2. Guess I should have bought both.
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