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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,312
Posted By Lenny51
Re: 6 Volt battery cable

American made
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,312
Posted By Lenny51
6 Volt battery

looking for a good quality negative battery for 51 V8 want American made
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By Lenny51
pot metal repair

on my 51 crestliner i have a rocket ship hood ornement the bottom piece
has 2 threaded holes that the bolts come up from under the hood 1 of threaded part broke off but if I take it off again I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By Lenny51
Re: center hood strip on 51 Ford Crestliner

thank you for the pictures ,still not sure I have a different hood ornament
it looks like a rocket ship,don't no how to put a picture on
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By Lenny51
center hood strip on 51 Ford Crestliner

there is a add on ebay for a stainless steel hood strip for 49 & 50 & 51 are they all the same or is 51 one year only thank you for any help on this
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By Lenny51
spark plug wires

looking for a set of 7mm red spark plug wires for my 51flathesd v8 with a chevy distributor thank you for any help on this
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By Lenny51
Generorator not charging

On my 51 Crestliner I have a new 6 volt battery , new voltage regulator
new armature & brushes in the generator .
I did polarize the regulator , I checked the wires from the regulator they
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,009
Posted By Lenny51
Re: charcoal briquettes

I use charcoal in all my tool box draws in the garage also have many open bags in the garage to absorb the moisture & a small box of charcoal in the car & trunk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By Lenny51
Re: Mechanical Water Temp Gauge

I have 2 mechanical gauges in my 51 8BA
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By Lenny51
51 Shoe box brakes

Any one have the disc brake kit from Shoe box central on the front of there car . I just about have every thing new on my brake job even a dual master cylinder still not stoping good drums have been...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,338
Posted By Lenny51
Re: Higher-ethanol fuel a problem for classic cars

I have been using ethanol in my 51 for 2 years I also add Marine sta bil &
Marvel mystry oil so far no problems,all my small engines & mowers I use
non ethanol
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,671
Posted By Lenny51
Re: V8 crack problem

on my original block the was a crack going from the cylinder to inside the valve port
& it was pined all ready I have taken six 8BA apart to find one good one
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,371
Posted By Lenny51
Re: Recommend a few top places to get new brake shoes for '40 brakes

I had my 51 Ford brake shoes relined in Rochester NY they put a softer lining on &
arcked each pair of shoes to the drum size
IT still doesen stop good all new wheel cylinders , new flex hoses ,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By Lenny51
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Lenny51
Re: Ignition switch

NOT out of the car yet my back is out cant do any car work right now
51 is a one year only ignition switch I was told
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Lenny51
Ignition switch

Looking for a NOS ignition switch complete with 2 keys this is for a 51
Crestliner . The one I have that little chrome bezel keeps poping
off were the bezel goes looks like the pot metal is worn...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,253
Posted By Lenny51
Re: Electric fuel pump

I recently installed a Air tex electric pump on my 51 works great when it sits a
week or two I just use it for priming then turn it off
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By Lenny51
Fuel pressure regulator

I just installed the E8902 electric fuel pump when my 51 sits for a week or
more its hard starting . I have two 94 on a offy intake I installed a toggle
switch .will I need a regulator ? also I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By Lenny51
Re: Clutch & Starter problem

After the engine was rebuilt I installed the clutch before I put the engine back in
the car also installed bell housing , clutch fork , throw out bearing & starter plate
before the engine went...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By Lenny51
Clutch & Starter problem

First I installed a new clutch assembly From Fort Wayne clutch co
I am just about positive the clutch plate is in the right way . The only way I can
get it in 1st is by making the adjustment rod...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,125
Posted By Lenny51
Re: Bubbas

I think his price is between $200.00 & $300.00 I have one from Charlie NY
in my 8ba it has a adjustable vaccum advance on it not sure how its going
to run my engine is being rebuilt again long...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,453
Posted By Lenny51
Steering box adjustment

My steering wheel on my 51 has a lot of play in it I turned the top adjustment in . There is a plate underneath that you can turn looking
from the bottom of the car do I turn it clockwise or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,483
Posted By Lenny51
Re: Tighten Fan Belt?

Vergil can you post the picture of the tool you made for tightening the fan belts
& the size to make it I have been using a 2X4 across the fenders & ratchet tie down
always have trouble with that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,734
Posted By Lenny51
Re: Engine lock up

What the guys found out some of the connecting rod bearings & crank journals are
scored up possible some dirt in the oil holes . it was still locked up until they loosened
some of the rod caps...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,734
Posted By Lenny51
Engine lock up

My 8ba just rebuilt is on the test stand now it started for may be I minute & stoped the battery was very weak from spinning it over to get oil pressure up we charged the battery about it gave half...
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