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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Don
Early intake manifold

Found a intake manifold the other day that the fuel pump mounted directly to the manifold ,,what year would this be?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,238
Posted By Don
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

85 and sitting at VA ,slowing down a whole lot
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,051
Posted By Don
Re: Misery loves company

Ever take something apart that had 6 screws,go to put it all back togeather and only have 5 screws,!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,243
Posted By Don
Re: It RUNS ....and then it DIES....

Check current draw thru ign.circuit,should be around 2.5 amps, to much and coil will run to hot,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By Don
Re: Happy Veterans Day

Amen
Sgt USMC
55-59
Forum: Model-A 10-30-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 287
Posted By Don
29 roadster pick up

446067
Very nice pick up,completely rebuilt from nice wester vehicle,would go high in a points judging show,,
Pdonjan@aol.com
Forum: Early V8 10-26-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 180
Posted By Don
29 roadster pick up

445751

445752

445753

445754

445755
Forum: Model-A 10-26-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 268
Posted By Don
29 roadster pick up for sale

445708

445709

445710

Excellent little pick up for show or go! Needs nothing, rebuilt from ground up from western car,
1-606-325-3538
Pdonjan@aol.com
$22k
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 938
Posted By Don
Re: connector sleeve for choke rod

Drill and tap a set screw in sleeve!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 960
Posted By Don
Re: '36 Pickup electrical issue

Points are either closed or a bad component or ground ,should not have 0 volts at condenser
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,112
Posted By Don
Re: new engine start-up problems

Change out rotor,,easy to do,,had same problem but using single carb,,,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By Don
Re: 41 ford Helmet Distributor Rotor question - color orang

Had same symptoms!,put a original black rotor in and problem went away!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By Don
Re: Engine stops when it is hot

I think people should check the current draw of ignition circuit more often when a coil is suspect or getting hot, or the resistance in circuit is in question,I think about 3 amps give or take a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Don
Re: Low comp on one. Yl

Got engine all back and running after freeing rings in number 7 ,,new piston,,after running a short time started missing !,changed carb same thing,changed dist and cond, same thing,pulled plug wire...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 840
Posted By Don
Re: Optima battery will only chug to 50%

Thanks for info Paul,think I’ll parallel a 6 volt optima with the bad one and try charging to see if that works,if not might go for the charger you mention,sure cheaper that a new battery at $185,,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 840
Posted By Don
Re: Optima battery will only chug to 50%

Battery charger is a scheaur(spelling) that has a percentage meter also has settings for agm settings,
I also have optimum batteries in my roadster and model A ,at least 10 years on both and very...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 840
Posted By Don
Optima battery will only chug to 50%

Optima red top 6 volt will only charge to a little over 50% ,then charger shuts down,l just use it in shop for engine stand,trickle charge it when I think about it,,never leave it more than a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Don
Re: Low comp on one. Yl

Got piston out a few minutes,second and third ring were stuck in grove,,these are four ring pistons ..top ring was loose ,,,
I was very careful when installing rings. so sure there on correct,
I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Don
Re: Low comp on one. Yl

That’s today’s project,take it apart to find problem,oh well keeps me out of the house!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Don
Re: Low comp on one. Yl

Did that and hear air in crankcase!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Don
Low comp on one. Yl

After rebuilding a 21 stud,doing a valve job !new rings and everything else,,put on engine stand,bad miss!rechecked everything!dist ,wires took off intake ,recheck valve clearance,everything good but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By Don
Re: Steel head gaskets

Coctacted fel pro tech line! Also ,,,guy said copper coat or there was another sealer I forgot,!,,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By Don
Steel head gaskets

What do I put on a 21 stud steel head gasket with cast iron heads to get a good seal?? Copper coat,grease,or silver paint or nothing
I used copper coat on a composit gasket the other day,had a stuck...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By Don
Re: Master cylinder fill cap

I took cap from old MC or even new one and drilled a tap for 1/4 pipe,then used a compression fitting to apply air and fluid,,when done ,just removed the comp fitting and put a 1/4 pipe plug in BE...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Don
Re: Brake pedal clearance desapears

Shortened the MC rod and that fixed the full pedal problem,good hard pedal and down to normal position,,,always good to get a second opinion!!! Tks,,
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