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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,539
Posted By BillM
Re: 1933 dash cluster machined cover reproduction?

Here's how I did one out of stainless; I admire that one of hotcoupe a lot !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2018, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,141
Posted By BillM
Re: 2018 East West flathead reliability run?

There is a post on the HAMB for it to be Sept 15. See https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=248693&highlight=reliability+run
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,082
Posted By BillM
Re: UnStuck Block/Full Flow

Be very careful if you leave out the tubing; the drawing for modifying the block shows a .250" plug installed in the port to the rear main. You may not have any oil to the rear main if you remove the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 871
Posted By BillM
Re: Hooking up an amp. meter on a 41 Delux 6 volt sys. ?

Not really automotive but here is a panel meter that reads 0 to 15 volts:...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,179
Posted By BillM
Re: 32 Tudor Sedan Door Sill Scuff Plates??

Here is a reproduction scuff plate with the screws in the vertical flange.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,217
Posted By BillM
Re: water temp gauge and 2 senders

You should wire it like this; center terminal to the gauge, senders to outer term's. Switch is a SPDT On - On.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,470
Posted By BillM
Re: 35 brake switch help

There is a toggle switch available for turn signals that may be what the OP has. See Ron Francis SS-1 https://www.ronfrancis.com/prodinfo.asp?number=SS%2D1 or American Autowire 500148...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,539
Posted By BillM
Re: Oil pump

I have also had difficulty getting oil pressure by cranking it over with my full flow system; even with 12 volts. It's worse the longer it sits after draining; but the pressure always comes up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,125
Posted By BillM
Re: KRWilson Shackle Stud Replacer BV-121

Terry; could you possibly post that KR Wilson page as a PDF; its not readable as it is.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By BillM
Re: Wiring Fuse Block for 12V Accessories

Do a Google search for " adding auto accessory fuse block ". With the battery in the trunk and the fuse block under the dash it would be prudent to have a fuse near the battery to protect the feed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,190
Posted By BillM
Re: 12 Volt Coil Resistance Readings

I would recommend not trying to measure your coil current directly with your multi-meter; if the current is higher than expected you could blow a fuse or otherwise damage the meter. It would be safer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By BillM
Re: Tdc #1 heads off?

After the intake opens and then closes you are on the compression/firing stroke.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By BillM
Re: 4 or 3 ring pistons

I have seen in Motors Manuals (or Chiltons ?) that Ford and Mercury used three ring pistons in 1953.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 957
Posted By BillM
Re: 6 Volt Tach connection and built in coil

To see some typical problems with Sun transmitter boxes click here:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 893
Posted By BillM
Re: 1932 3W coupe window stops

Here's pictures of the window stops in my 5 window; they appear to be the same. As I recall the rubber stops are held in by bending the sides of the holders in to crimp the rubber parts in place....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,318
Posted By BillM
Re: 1932 Ford 5W Coupe Glass Patterns

Here is a drawing of the 5 Window door glass:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,551
Posted By BillM
Re: Help Me Repair My Mallopry Unilite Ignition Module, Please.

I assume that is a new replacement IGBT in the third picture? The tab opposite the two pins is a heat sink that is meant to be soldered to the board; that looks like what you have been grinding on....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,689
Posted By BillM
Re: Who has 32 Fords on Ford Barn

Mine since 1961:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By BillM
Re: Rebuilding the Crab

You might consider lubing the wick inside the shaft:Click the link below:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2017, 01:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,065
Posted By BillM
Re: 1937 crank pulley seal?

Or the camera being held at an angle to the crank.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-14-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 745
Posted By BillM
Re: Water Pump Rebuild Kits

I have an article on rebuilding water pumps on my site which might be of interest:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 36,263
Posted By BillM
Re: Rebuilt Flathead Problems.

From the previous thread mentioned above here is a link to the picture of an 8BA crank gear showing the dot.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 681
Posted By BillM
Re: Radiator shroud

My web article on a hammer formed shroud: http://myplace.frontier.com/~wgmumaw/shroud/shroud.htm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By BillM
Re: 1940 temp sender test?

Connect the terminal on the sender to one terminal of the gauge and the other terminal of the gauge to 6 volts; ground the body of the sender. Polarity doesn't matter for a test. Temperature gauge...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 666
Posted By BillM
Re: 21 stud head gasket question?

To read a rather lengthy article which details how Rumble Seat ( a past member of the forum) put in studs ; go to post No. 6 of this thread and then download the engine.pdf file. the part about studs...
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