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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By aussie merc
Re: The question of the day?

when you go up frontwards all you see is the hill Go up backwards and the view is amazing
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By aussie merc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By aussie merc
Re: generator diameter

thanks but now know what dia alternator to hunt down
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,018
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Brake drums

looks dont mean diddly when your having a face to face with ST Peter
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 04:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,018
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Brake drums

HERE we go again this has been thrashed untill its in tatters if you cant get a direct replacement youve got your work cut out. Try finding replacements for wide 5s down to a total revamp to 40...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By aussie merc
fuel pump push rod

need some help changing out the Offenhauser 2x2 manifold that came with the car for a single factory alloy [39 239ci] wondering what length push rod will be required Have measured the height...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By aussie merc
generator diameter

does anyone know the diameter of generator that goes in the strap type mount thanks in advance :confused:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Gasoline in Crankcase

sounds like your on to it you need alcohol rated diaphragm after all ethanol is just good old fashion Moonshine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 12:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,261
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Newbie but am I in the right place

all aboard the more the merrier lots of good people lots of information let the fun begin
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2021, 12:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By aussie merc
Re: 1 wire alternator installation questions..

my 2 cents worth wont go into brands/suppliers etc as im down under but 1 item often overlooked is pully size very important as an altenator that's not spun quick enough wont charge correctly and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,749
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Home made tool that works really well.

cheap simple yet effective their the best kind Thanks for sharing
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2021, 03:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,592
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Runs great until it heats up

start with coil then condenser and also check that the dissy advance is not jammed or worse broken springs
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2021, 03:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,512
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Problem Removing Steering Wheel

nice puller nor hard to copy cheap G clamp and some lights plate
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2021, 03:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,759
Posted By aussie merc
Re: ultimate flathead

they dont buildem like that any more
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2021, 03:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,591
Posted By aussie merc
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

glad to see family's get involved we've been stereotyped as boyz toyz to long. Cant wait to see what they want for a wedding car
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,681
Posted By aussie merc
Re: How To Remove Cosmoline

jet fuel and brass brush
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Stock air cleaner?

my 2 cents worth from what i can work out there was several different suppliers and ford used what was at hand at the time so different cars from different plants had different filters as well...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,225
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Toilet paper oil filter adapter

yeh they have been around for years frantz was popular in aus but again mixed results appears to depend on actual filter quality sum had good results sum had disasters Frantz actually supplied...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2021, 12:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,361
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Early Ford V8 Flea Market

think you will find that this is the new norm not the exception WORLD WIDE havent been to a swapmeet here in aus for 12 months and dosent look like there will be any soon
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Newbie question -52 F1

thats simple if they dont have play or make niose when you spin the axle then there's nothing wrong [as they say if it not broke dont try to fix it ]
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2021, 11:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 764
Posted By aussie merc
Re: headlights dim/ 53 f-100

check the harness there must be a 'Y' junction in there somewhere [left/right join] you will probably find its corroded or worse still someone has stabbed the harness leaving a hole in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 11:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,114
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Off topic

that's closer to home than's comfortable driving to a recent function wife in fancy dress had this annoying rattle that i hadn't heard before, wasn't till we arrived and i looked around found...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,598
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Whirring noise .. from I donít know where

i get the same noise at times have found that holding some hard bar soap on the sides of the belt while running cures the noise until the next bout of wet weather
Forum: Early V8 12-31-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 201
Posted By aussie merc
Question 39 intake /aircleaner

looking for intake manifold and original [wet] air cleaner suit 39 Merc Sydney Australia preferred due to freight costs will look elsware if total cost is not prohibitive
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,083
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Misery loves company

glade to hear its a global problem but better keep quite about it or they will put us all in lockdown
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