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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,380
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: What to check on a 46 Mercury

Good catch. I missed the fender dip but I saw the hood gap and asked for one more picture which confirms this problem. The seller knows nothing about the car, is a used car dealer. I learned that car...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,380
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: What to check on a 46 Mercury

[QUOTE=Doctor's Ford;1966392]The ID plate is partially covered by an electrical component (fuses?). These are the numbers and letters that are visible, arranged in 4 separate lines:

ENGINE -...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,380
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: What to check on a 46 Mercury

The ID plate is partially covered by an electrical component (fuses?). These are the numbers and letters that are visible, arranged in 4 separate lines:

ENGINE - 6D-2437 (the rest is covered, not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,380
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: What to check on a 46 Mercury

The number stamped on the body is better seen in my computer.
It is 24G 21452. Is not the ID plate which I show in a separate picture. Meaning??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,380
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: What to check on a 46 Mercury

Can anybody decode these numbers on the firewall? Just sent to me by the seller. Do they confirm is Canadian?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 01:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,380
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: What to check on a 46 Mercury

Thank you! Had to leave it in South America but in good hands. A daughter who likes old cars is taking care of the 33, fires the engine once per week and takes it for a short spin once a month. Has...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 01:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,380
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: What to check on a 46 Mercury

Knowing that is Canadian, can anyone help decoding the serial number 24G21452? Not even sure if is a correct number but need to give a try.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 01:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,380
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: What to check on a 46 Mercury

Good point. I searched more and I think this is a Canadian model, the so called Mercury 114 (for the 114" wheelbase as oppossed to the 118" of US model).It is a Ford with a Mercury Grille, but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,380
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: What to check on a 46 Mercury

I live in Western SD at the foot of the Black Hills. Climate here is very dry and minimal use of salt in the winter. Very different than Eastern South Dakota at the border with MN. Car is in northern...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,380
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: What to check on a 46 Mercury?

These are the available pictures. Talked to seller today, a used car dealer, and he promised to send me photos of the engine tomorrow. Does it look stock and correct for a 46? Is this an original...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,380
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: What to check on a 46 Mercury

Yeah, your memory is sharp ! considering Paraguay is not in my Avatar anymore. I am back in less tropical land in South Dakota. Still own the 33 model B which - in my biased opinion - is a car with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,380
Posted By Doctor's Ford
What to check on a 46 Mercury

Hello FordBarners. Some of you may remember me from a few years ago when I posted all the restoration process of my 33 Tudor. After a pause of nearly 4 years I am now ready for a “new” FOMOCO car and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,732
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Model B generator

Thank you, but I won't be able to measure it as it to compare with yours.

You are right that it may be a "made" one. Just like most of these cars, this one had tons of improvised fixes that I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,732
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Model B generator

It does not touch the radiator. This pulley was in the car when I bought it. I had it refinished at a machine shop but the length was not modified. I thought it was the correct one and never took...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,732
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Model B generator

OK, it seems you all agree my generator is correct for this 33 car with 4 cyl engine. That part of my question seems resolved.

You have noticed that a modification was made to its bracket, which...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,732
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Model B generator

The reason I posted this question is that my generator has been a complete failure and I am looking for a replacement. I am trying to learn about it so I get one that is correct for the car. All the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,732
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Model B generator

Thank you all. That is helpful. These are some photos of the generator that came with my car, a 33 model B, taken some years ago. There are two issues that I would like to clarify:

1) This rear...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,732
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Model B generator

Could some of you describe the differences, if any, between a model A and a model B generator? Thank you. Manuel
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Are Reproduction gauges available for 1933's in original oval shape?

You still can fine good original ones. I got mine from Williamson's Instruments in Arkansas. Both the amp meter and the fuel gauge that they restored have worked very well since mounted on the car...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,149
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Please ID this Sedan Delivery body

This one has no fender indentation. If I understand your comment correctly that means is not 40-41 and also favors being a 42 or later model.


I think every one showed common sense. I stated...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,149
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Please ID this Sedan Delivery body

Very yhelpful suggestion. Found 2 glasses with a Ford bug. The picture shows the driver's window glass and there is also a bug on the broken windshield but it is backwards as was commonly the case...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,149
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Please ID this Sedan Delivery body

This Sedan Delivery body was hauled in to the home of a close family member who asked me to help id it. Body seems complete, I see no identifiers, and the Firewall does not look Ford to me. It has...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: 33 Grille Shell Emblim

I also had same problem. The fastener came off with minimal tightening of the nut. Put it back on with crazy glue which so far holding Ok 3 years later
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,773
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Rear transmission support T-bolts B-5098

OK, I fixed them! As JSeery suggested, the problem was a lousy quality die. Got a new one today that seems pretty solid and in no time rethreaded all 4 bolts. They look pretty good afterwards and I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,773
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Rear transmission support T-bolts B-5098

Thanks guys, I have taken notice of all your suggestions. Today spent 3 hrs visiting tool sellers looking for a good quality die but all have only cheap chinese brands. Got two more places to check...
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