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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,549
Posted By Ed Pitts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,149
Posted By Ed Pitts
Re: Radial tires on old rims

Radials will work fine. I have them on my 1935 wheels. Ed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,227
Posted By Ed Pitts
Re: My 29 V-8

I moved my radiator out 1 inch to use the 1946 fan. This is on a 1928 coupe. Ed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By Ed Pitts
Re: 12 volt starter rpm reduction

Do mean 12 volt battery?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By Ed Pitts
Re: Tubeless tires?

I've run them on my 16 inch wires for years. Never any problems running tubless.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By Ed Pitts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By Ed Pitts
Re: horn wire connection on a 1950 Ford steering wheel

Here is the underside of mine. No evidence of a missing connector. Yes, I knew I was missing the foam insulator. Usually you can see where the wire was connected, but not finding it on this one.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By Ed Pitts
Re: horn wire connection on a 1950 Ford steering wheel

Thanks guys. This is going on an F1 steering box and tube. I didn't know if I was missing some parts that the horn wire attached to. I'm not seeing any place on the horn ring to attach the wire and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By Ed Pitts
horn wire connection on a 1950 Ford steering wheel

Where does the horn wire connect on a 1950 Ford steering wheel. Lots of pics of the front of the wheel but have not found anything on the back side.
Thanks, Ed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,954
Posted By Ed Pitts
Re: Refitting Valve Assembly 8BA Style Valve

"Originally Posted by 51 MERC-CT https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/hamb/buttons/viewpost.gif (https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?p=1693894#post1693894)
Have in the past...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,598
Posted By Ed Pitts
Re: Anybody REALLY Know This Kiwi

Great article DD!
Ed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By Ed Pitts
Re: now to prime a model b oil pump

Pour a quart of oil down the distributor hole in the head.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,518
Posted By Ed Pitts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,518
Posted By Ed Pitts
Re: Taking the body off of 36 Delux Fordor

Here is the dolly that I made when I did my 36. It worked out really well.
Ed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,202
Posted By Ed Pitts
Re: Mitchell and 3.54 gears

That's the combination that I have in my A V/8. Works great. Ed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By Ed Pitts
Re: Replacement for oil bath filter

This was my solution to put a 10 inch air cleaner on my flathead. I had a
crusty oil bath air cleaner that was on a 39 engine. I cut the bottom
out of it and then matched it to a new air cleaner...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,842
Posted By Ed Pitts
Re: hard steering f-100

Another suggestion is to replace the top bushing with a bearing. O'Rilleys has a wheel bearing part number 7-04133 (12 bucks). This bearing has a small lip which you grind off and it fits perfectly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,108
Posted By Ed Pitts
Re: Head Studs Problem

X2 on the washers. Only used on aluminum heads.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,300
Posted By Ed Pitts
Re: Steering wheel wobble

Phil, do you have the wishbones split or are they still mounted under the transmission?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,300
Posted By Ed Pitts
Re: Steering wheel wobble

You might also check your toe-in.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By Ed Pitts
Re: Need a Flathead Ford mechanic in Fort Worth

What is the issue that you need help on?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,052
Posted By Ed Pitts
Re: Flathead V8 machine shop in Texas

Tinker's Motor Supply, Dallas, Texas
214-688-1067
They have done the machine work on 2 blocks for me and do a great job.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,274
Posted By Ed Pitts
Re: Help need a couple radiator hoses...??

Rock Auto is always my first stop to check prices. No complaints on their quality and quick service. Ed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By Ed Pitts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-10-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,460
Posted By Ed Pitts
Re: Portland Swap Meet-what did I miss?

Ralph, you need to come a week earlier for this one. Ed

https://www.pateswapmeet.com/
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