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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By Bolts
48 Coupe- valve tick

I've read most of the posts on the subject of valve noise, but I haven't found the answer to this question yet.
I would like to know what causes the tick sound you hear when a valve adjustment is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,684
Posted By Bolts
Re: Cooling Problems, where to go next?

In my experience, rubber from inside deteriorating old hoses gets in the radiator tubes. The fact that the bottom hoses were collapsed may indicate such a condition. I suspect your problem all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,622
Posted By Bolts
Re: Spark question

Just a thought. I would check the voltage on the battery during cranking to determine what the actual voltage going to the coil is. Very easy to do with a meter.
During cranking the high current...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By Bolts
Re: no compression in a cyl

Please keep us posted as you proceed with your testing. My two bits is on stuck valves too.
Squirt a lot of MMO in the cylinders aiming at the valves and crank her over with the key off.
I had...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,182
Posted By Bolts
Re: Proof that the old car disease has no cure.

No doubt about about it. You're a sick man, BUT you've got lots of company here. Good for you 34. Life is good, even with the terrible old car disease.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,390
Posted By Bolts
Re: 48 Coupe-There's another old Ford on the road

The car was repainted somewhere along the line, but the color is pretty close to the factory paint. There are a few places where the original color can be seen, as under the spot light mount. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,390
Posted By Bolts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,390
Posted By Bolts
48 Coupe-There's another old Ford on the road

Finally got her running and roadworthy. Am having the time of my life driving around town after all the work it took to get her going. Many thanks to the fine people on this forum for all the help...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 870
Posted By Bolts
Re: Oil Filled Fan Hub Questions

If you take it apart you will see how it works. See the link below for the information you need to know about the oil filled fan hub assembly. Probably isn't anything wrong with the one you have....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By Bolts
Re: 48 coupe- blowing condensers

Here's something to think about as you're cruising down the road.
http://www.nonlintec.com/sprite/cap_failure/
It might be worth getting the one that costs more.
Maybe.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By Bolts
48 coupe- blowing condensers

Car was running fine. Quit running. I replaced the condenser. Started and ran for 20 seconds and blew that condenser and quit.
Is my coil shorted?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By Bolts
Re: 48 coupe- What are these?

Any idea what the purpose is?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By Bolts
48 coupe- What are these?

Had the rear end apart, changed axles and and replaced rear brakes and emer brake cable. Everything went back together, no apparent problems.
These little wire clips are still in the hardware tub I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,034
Posted By Bolts
Re: VanPelt Sales catalog is available now

Ordered some parts the other day and received the new catalog with my parts.
Thanks Mac, it's a real nice catalog and very handy with all the parts drawings included.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,244
Posted By Bolts
I'm so tired- but so so happy

For several days I've been trying to get one of the rear hubs to come off. I have to remove them both in order to proceed with removing the rear axles and the ring gear assembly to replace a bad...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By Bolts
Re: 48 coupe- car stance is not even all around

Actually I discovered the way the rear end was hanging low on the driver side when I was getting ready to start taking it apart to fix a seal and do an axle swap. When I saw it, I was reminded that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By Bolts
48 coupe- car stance is not even all around

I raised the car today and put it up on four stands. The rear axle droops down about 1 1/ 2 inches on the driver side when the rear tires are up in the air. I guess this means the spring is weak on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Bolts
Re: 48 Coupe B-4245 rear axle seals

Here's one of the videos I was able to find showing how to remove and replace the sleeve.
Thank you John for pointing this out.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXLmcLBMa2A
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Bolts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Bolts
48 Coupe B-4245 rear axle seals

In the green bible I see there is one B-4245 seal in each bell (left and right). Some kits have 3 seals. I cannot locate the third seal that I assume is for the pinion shaft. Can anyone tell me...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,274
Posted By Bolts
Re: Clam Shell Tightening?

If I understand the problem, the solution is to use a long extension and get it by going in straight through the cross in the frame. Hope I described it well enough for you to understand. Find a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By Bolts
Re: 59 head studs vs 8ba head bolts

The way the heads on my engine fit so tight on the studs, I would worry about having trouble getting the bolts to start perfectly and possibly messing up the block threads.
I thought about opening...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Bolts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Bolts
Are car and F1 spindles the same for 1948?

Thaty's my question.
Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,103
Posted By Bolts
Re: Using a spring spreader and surviving

Oh man! Am I ever glad I asked about this.
T H A N K Y O U .
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