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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: F1/F47 Defroster Hose

My truck being original when restored... There is no clamp for the passenger side hose, but one big clamp mounted just above the 2 accelerator nuts that are inside of cab. Are you going to use an...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: Canadian Built F47 Heater Core

The battery clamp mounts to the back of trans /block up against fire wall.No cores are available for the 3 door heaters, have a radiator shop resolder.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2018, 02:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,342
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: 6 Cylinder/V-8 Swap In `51 F1

Motor mounts are different Drilling out the rivits is the hardest part. V8s sound awesome but i have had some 6s that are powerful and got a cool burble sound, what ever makes you happy as the sayin...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: Good Bye to an old friend

I'm with you my friend... After months of pondering, i'm thinking the same thing, i like working on them more than the car shows and meets. Something about that therapy! I'm going to sell my truck...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,118
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: F-1 steering wheel

Cant think of the name of the 2 part epoxy to fix the cracks??/ A good epoxy etching primer and some lacquer paint if you can find should do the trick, Did mine about 5 years ago still looks new with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 34,066
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: Rare '40 convertible restoration project

As you said... A Toolmaker by trade, i have hats off to you on your resto to be that perfect point car. I myself am a toolmaker and when i complete all the hard jobs my company gives me to do on CNC...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: fresh air hose to heater on F1

Denny is the go-to man for Magic-Air heater parts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: F1 Cowl Vent

I had no problems with my new gasket... You have to get under dash to adjust, their is a little slot for lock position, loosen up spring loaded nut to find position which should be closed. Then when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By Ken Crans
Not Impressed With Dream Cruise

I didn't go this year to the big event ,just because in my opinion it has gotten so massive that it takes a hell of alot of patience, and mind prep and having a good running car, A lot more newer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: No Charge on Battery on F-1

Got the problem fixed, too much of a load on fuse from LEDs, popped it out, replaced and hasnt popped. i did paint the bezels white, made a big difference. Went back to the 1157s.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: No Charge on Battery on F-1

I will check regulator, but before hand i checked and no power at regulator i have a fuse set up and that wire comes for the reg from fuse box is linked im thinking i popped the fuse will check...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By Ken Crans
No Charge on Battery on F-1

Wanted to try to get my taillights brighter, ordered some LEDs from NAPA.Put in and no flash,on turn signals. Took back out. Put 1157s back in Now i started truck and no charge on battery. Usually,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,729
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: New guy

Welcome to the Barn... Lots of Ford trucks on here. Plus, the best group of men that know Flatheads.. Good luck!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,239
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: Rant

Lot of folks don't know about 3rd Gen Automotive... Mike's a knowledgeable guy to deal with.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,026
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: 8BA Flywheel/Clutch....I've Read TOO Much

Well at least put some thread locker on them .... all that work and would have to open up to tighten up bolts??? Nah!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,026
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: 8BA Flywheel/Clutch....I've Read TOO Much

At least before you drill the holes, check from pilot hole to see if they are equal. If not, might have some vibration. Are you going to have the flywheel reground after holes are done? Looks like it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,146
Posted By Ken Crans
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,788
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: 11 inch clutch

You would think there is enough travel without bottoming out , might have to do some measuring.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,026
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: 8BA Flywheel/Clutch....I've Read TOO Much

I have the complete set up for the mill including all #s.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,788
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: 11 inch clutch

I have had 11 inch and 10 in the truck. I really didnt notice too much difference in pedal pressure but i think the 10 inch will help you get up to speed faster or use the 11 if you are going to use...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: '48 F-1 tie rod ends

Sounds like the whole assembly is flipped over, should be left hand on drivers side.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: heater control

49 with Magic-Air
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: F4 Flathead 239 Headers

Reds has best fitting, i used Speedway,had to do slight mods but worked. Welcome to the Barn Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: Early Ford Detroit Meet

Get better Jim, I was just bragging to the old timers tonight at the car show about the awesome work you do... Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,293
Posted By Ken Crans
Re: Drive it until the wheels fall off

NAPA# for lug nuts if interested. 641-1528
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