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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 500
Posted By KGS
Re: Rough measurement to start with "toe" on a '32 front end

Tim, Are going to use bias ply or radial tires?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By KGS
Re: rear gear 3.08-1

Unless someone has changed your rear gear, you should
have a 3.73 to 1 gear ratio. Why not look around for an

over drive trans. The reduction will be about 30%. If your

ultimate aim is to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 641
Posted By KGS
Re: New Member

Hey Chris, Welcome to the Ford Barn. The"finest kind" of old Ford knowledge available on the worldwide net today! You have a great start
there for one of the nicest examples of Ford design ever....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 680
Posted By KGS
Re: What color was the 1946 Mercury engine.

This is from The 1949-50-51 FORD Book published by the EFV8 Club.


"The early 1949 engines were finished in the same manner as the engines were on the 1948 models. The engine was blue and most...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,932
Posted By KGS
Re: Airtex E8902 Debacle

Aren't those Airtex electric pumps polarity sensitive? The directions I've seen direct you to reverse the wire and ground when installing on a positive ground car. If installed with the wrong...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By KGS
Re: 35 Coupe oil pan removal

If what you suspect is the problem, then I would go ahead and pull the motor to repair and check to make sure that everything else on the bottom end is OK. Besides that, it's a PITA to mess around...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 598
Posted By KGS
Re: Brake fluid gone..

The other side of the coin. I don't use Silicone brake fluid in my wheel barrow either. However, I've had it in my '39 coupe since 1991. Never leaked, always a hard pedal and will slide the tires...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 650
Posted By KGS
Re: FORD/MERCURY 1939-1948...Differences (Re-Boot)

Hey Brudda, Don't give up on us now. I for one always appreciate the knowledge that you have and your willingness to share it. I know that you have a limitless amount of info and photos and I always...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,364
Posted By KGS
Re: Rear exit manifolds for flathead 39 Ford

I have an original Douglas "police" left side manifold used on the '51 and later flatheads. If you can use it, PM me.
Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By KGS
Re: 1941 Ford tailgate paint

Mike, On the '40 p/u I had years ago, the tailgate was the same color all over.
It had original paint although not in great shape.
BTW, do you still have ole number 29?:)
Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By KGS
Re: Loose condenser bracket

On an early flathead (ie. 39), what problems would we have with lengthening the condenser wire and relocating it to a cooler mounting location?
Would it change the electrical value of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By KGS
Re: Radiator repairs and strengthening for pressure. Mart's 41 pu get's it's Rad fixe

Mart, Nicely done!
Always enjoy your en devours in the garage.
There's an old Pennsylvania Dutch saying that I think applies here;
"She ain't much for lookin', but she's hell for stout"!
Keep up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 786
Posted By KGS
Re: To be or not to be a 1936 club cabriolet

The 1936 Ford Deluxe Club Cabriolet was a brand new addition to the Ford line-up of fine automobiles. The fact that it was the first for the Ford line makes it a unique car. Ford only produced 4,616...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,007
Posted By KGS
Re: Re Shipping ARDUN 8BA with Sound and Car

Ronnie thanks for posting. Great looking race machine! Interesting cooling system arrangement.
Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,007
Posted By KGS
Re: Another one shipping ARDUN 8BA with Sound

Ron, Nice ride! Thanks for that.
Are there any pictures or videos of the car from the outside?
Does he use a "chute" to help stopping?
Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By KGS
Re: 1932 Ford dealer album photo needed

Just my opinion, the 1932 "Vicky" is the most beautiful of all the "32 models.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By KGS
Re: Thermostats?

Ok, I've got my big tub of popcorn...:rolleyes:;):D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,174
Posted By KGS
Re: An interesting journey...

Or, it looks to be Auric Goldfingers first car...:eek:;)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By KGS
Re: 1939 clock face

Smith clock in or near Denver has had some bad write-ups.
I'd check him out thoroughly before using.
Check these threads:

...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,174
Posted By KGS
Re: An interesting journey...

30% reduction in RPM''s.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,885
Posted By KGS
Re: Question: 1940 Ford Radiators.

Maybe I should have been a bit more clear. What I see in that photo is a piece of frame webbing (term?) that has been wadded up or folded over a couple of times. Maybe there was one on the other...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,885
Posted By KGS
Re: Question: 1940 Ford Radiators.

Radiator mount pad. Goes between radiator foot and frame. Usually one per side. C%G has the kit (1165A). Yes, 85 HP uses this pad.
Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By KGS
Re: Brake system flushing

I use denatured alcohol to clean out the system if it is a new or clean brake system. Then thoroughly bleed with DOT5. If it's an old cruddy system, I do as you have done and replace everything. Be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 948
Posted By KGS
Re: Columbia tube routing beneath hood '36 Ford

According to the specs I have on the Columbia, AT 55 MPH, with a 4:11 to one ratio in direct drive, you will tach approx. 2827 RPMS. In overdrive, you will tach approx. 2042 RPMS.
I have a 3:78 in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,994
Posted By KGS
Re: 1 Fly wheel 2 PP thread bad

The man knows from whence he speaks, as do I. Fortunately for me, unlike Kube's experience, every piece missed me completely. Do yourself and the next owner of your car a favor and get another...
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