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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,059
Posted By Test Osterone
Re: Recently Acquired 50 Ford With A Merc Engine

The main reason for this car is to use it to cheer up my Dad. Recently his wife of 68 years suddenly died and the 50 Ford Club Coupe was his (their) very first car.

Thanksgiving was the reveal to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,059
Posted By Test Osterone
Re: Recently Acquired 50 Ford With A Merc Engine

scooder, Blu Dice, 51 Merc-CT:

Appreciate your response and knowledge on the distributor/intake manifold. If the distributor on this engine is not set up correctly, then will be (as suggested)...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,059
Posted By Test Osterone
Re: Recently Acquired 50 Ford With A Merc Engine

Yes, you are right. It is one of those with an "I" ending Marque. This one is a 456 GT. 12 cylinder front engine 2+2 car. Not an in your face Ferrari, but one with some elegance and lots of go......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,059
Posted By Test Osterone
Re: Recently Acquired 50 Ford With A Merc Engine

Thank you, Sir! Car is on extended loan and treating it like it was owned.



Thanks for your note. Have greatly enjoyed reading your many posts on this board. Appreciate your response to my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,059
Posted By Test Osterone
Re: Recently Acquired 50 Ford With A Merc Engine

Have spent some quality time on the site reading about these flat head engines. Tried to search for the differences between the 8ba (or is it b8a?) and the 59ab. As described earlier, this car has...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,059
Posted By Test Osterone
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,059
Posted By Test Osterone
Recently Acquired 50 Ford With A Merc Engine

First question: What oil filter to use in the canister?

Second: What is the oil replacement quantity in this engine?

Thanks in advance!

Test.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 57,941
Posted By Test Osterone
Re: How many of you are working on a 1932 Ford ?

This one...... Eventually.......

http://i41.tinypic.com/2yoyaer.jpg

http://i41.tinypic.com/2gwype1.jpg

Best,

Test.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,189
Posted By Test Osterone
Re: Another "What's It Worth" Thread

More pictures of the box on the '32. Looks like to my untrained eye that the box has been shortened due to the gas filler neck being removed and other "tack welds" here and there. Then, I suppose...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,189
Posted By Test Osterone
Re: Another "What's It Worth" Thread

TJ,

Thank you for taking the time to post. Seems to be the consensus on fixing the truck up and put back on the road. So, back to the mechanical brakes: Change to juice or get the OE working? ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,189
Posted By Test Osterone
Re: Another "What's It Worth" Thread

Thank you, Kahuna.

If I let mine go for $5K, think there would be a hole in my heart.



Thanks for the comments, 47 flatbed.

Good to read you are committed to keeping the history alive...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,189
Posted By Test Osterone
Re: Another "What's It Worth" Thread

Thank you, DavidG.

Good to know and personally, like the looks of the short box. Can it be determined what year the box might be from? The bed is ribbed metal. Perhaps a more detailed picture...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,189
Posted By Test Osterone
Re: Another "What's It Worth" Thread

Thanks for stopping by, Mart.

Spent some time on your long thread and enjoyed the documentation you have completed. Suspect that I will be spending more time reading about your efforts to get the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,189
Posted By Test Osterone
Another "What's It Worth" Thread

'32 B Pick-Up.

And, before I ask the question: "What's It Worth" please allow me to give you some information on this pick-up.

It has been in covered storage prior to and since 1971. The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 171,568
Posted By Test Osterone
Re: Old Ford Pictures - social group

This shot from the late 1930's along the Nile River. The photographer, was a neighbor of mine. He was a geologist and traveled the world in search of oil reserves for Shell Oil Company. Here, they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 171,568
Posted By Test Osterone
Re: Old Ford Pictures - social group

This is a shot from the March time frame of 1953. Brother outside of the car, me and Mon where it is warm. Near Paradise Lodge, Mt. Rainier.


http://i48.tinypic.com/2iar4ol.jpg

Test.
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