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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Honoring our veterans

EN2
Navy
River patrol boats (PBR's) Vietnam 67-68 TET offensive.
Charles S Sperry DD697 69-70
Thank's to all you folks and a special prayer for those who never made it home.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,044
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Mitchell Overdrive

Thank You Kevin I'll keep that in mind.
A columbia my first choice, is hard to find and then it has to what they call "bullet proofed"
If my floors weren't original and replaced at one time,then I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,044
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Mitchell Overdrive

Thank's guys for all the response and suggestions. Changing ratio is an option, but setting up a new ring and pinion requires a lot of work, with adding and removing shims to get the mesh just right...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,044
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Mitchell Overdrive

Thank's Kurt.
I'm using a 4 blade stock fan. At about 45, I'm only at less than half throttle with plenty to spare. I'll try and hook up a tach. to see what my rpms really are.
Thank's
Frank
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,044
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Mitchell Overdrive

Thank You Bruce.I will be in touch.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,044
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Mitchell Overdrive

Hi folks.
I have a 36 coupe with stock running gear and a 4:11 rear.I'm not comfortable driving more than 40 mph, because of the excessive rpm.I have no plans on running any major highways, but it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Air filter

I am a little confused about the oil bath verse the paper type filters.Years ago mechanics would tell me that when cars started to use the paper type elements,much less damaging particles were...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,548
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Model A fuse.

Amen to that Mulletwagon!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,548
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Model A fuse.

Thank's very much guys for all the helpful replies!I just wanted to make sure his system was wired correctly.I will relay all your replies to him and make sure to tell him to carry extra fuses....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,548
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Model A fuse.

I drive a 36 ford now,but I have had a number of Model A's in my past.I was at a car show recently and a gentleman with a newly acquired 30 A, could not get it to start.He thought his battery was bad...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Alternator to generator conversion

I installed a one wire pos. ground alternator a number of years ago,the advantage was the alt. has an internal regulator and I didn't have to keep adjusting the third brush to match driving...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 926
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Who rebuilding shocks now

Andy did mine last year. Not cheap,but I am very satisfied.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Coil question

Years ago I used the coil off my Dads 55 ford to get my 30 model A started.I had to give it right back,the 55 was our family car at the time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By frank d kirkstad
Re: Coil question

Years ago I used the coil of my dads 55 ford to get my 30 model A started.I had to give it right back the 55 was our family car at the time.
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 06-03-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By frank d kirkstad
voltage regulator

Hello,first time using the forum!A number of years ago I replaced the three brush generator on my mostly original 36 coupe with a one wire 6V pos.ground alternator,because I was tired of adding water...
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