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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By paul2748
Re: Help how do I reply to a seller

Click on the seller's name (on his avatar) and a screen should come up with: Send a private message and/or send an email. Click on either one and write your message
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By paul2748
Re: Axle shipped from New Orleans to Los Angeles

Look for a freight forwarder in your area. he can make a connection with various freight companies (or a independent operator) to get your package to its destination.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-24-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By paul2748
Re: 1956 Ford front motor mount

Dennis Carpenter, C & G Ford Parts, Third Gen Automotive, Green Sales, Early Ford Store. Either one should have it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By paul2748
Re: Rusted up fuel pump again on 49 woody hot rod

I've run 10 % in my three cars for years and never had a problem with it. One car has a poly tank so that may not count. Neither tank, sending unit, carb or pump.

The stuff up here (NJ) lasts...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-14-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 873
Posted By paul2748
Re: 65 Comets

Jack Chrisman
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-13-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By paul2748
Re: Thunderbird fender skirts

I did what dmsfrr mentioned. First I used weatherstrip cement to hold it on and then used staples. I made the staples out of SS wire. I little tedious to make the staples, but it is working out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By paul2748
Re: Hood adjustment on 53' Mercury

You can't adjust it by adjusting the bolts that hold the hood to the hinges?

How does it fit in front? is it even?

Adjusting the one side will change the side gaps. If the side and the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By paul2748
Re: What temperature gauge do I need?

I did your second iteration. It worked very well.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-05-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By paul2748
Re: 64 Galaxie wrong ball joint ????

How do the new parts compare to the old parts? Did you take a picture of everything installed before you took it apart? First rule if this is the first time your doing something
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By paul2748
Re: Repairing speedo on 46

Another repairer is williamson's in Arkansas
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-30-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,004
Posted By paul2748
Re: '54 Y-Block push rods

The problem with the TBlock forum is spammers. Because of this, you have to go directly to the moderator (Ted) to become a member.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-30-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 530
Posted By paul2748
Re: Valve adjustment on 312

I think backing off all the valves is not the way to go. You want to see where the valves are (open or closed) so you can set them. I basically use Craig's method and it always works for me.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By paul2748
Re: touch up paint for the 53

Try a local auto paint supply store. They should be able to match it if you have a sample of the color. (take the car down to them).

My 54 is painted a later model color by the previous...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By paul2748
Re: Fuel filters

wrong post
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-28-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,004
Posted By paul2748
Re: '54 Y-Block push rods

Can't help on the length issue, but check how the ball end of the rocker fits into the cup of the push rod. The ball end should fit into the cup all the way. Some push rods had small cups and the...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 06-26-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By paul2748
Re: Information speedometer repair

Try Williamson's in Arkansas.

Not that this forum is for questions about the site, not car info. Post this in the Late Ford section
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-23-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By paul2748
Re: engine degreasing/fuel pump Q

Original pumps were AC. These should be rebuildable. Other brands may not be.

These are some rebuilders that I have come across. Haven't done business with any of them.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By paul2748
Re: 1942-48 Convertible top snap supplier?

You might try Restoration Specialties in PA 814-467-9842

Also Hirsch Automotive Products 800-828-2061. They sell tops and top material, don't know if they have small parts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By paul2748
Re: banjo steering wheel

Wheelskins can supply a leather cover to fit your wheel. Just give them the dimensions and they will make one up.

They made one up for my 54 Ford. I gave them the dimensions and the fit was...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-16-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By paul2748
Re: Gas tank pressure

Sounds like your cap is non-vented or is bad. Should be replaced
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 984
Posted By paul2748
Re: New baby 1953 Merc

This is what I have heard is the replacement for Type A, assuming the insides are stock.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 679
Posted By paul2748
Re: 1940 Clock Help - Merc & Ford

Williamson's in Arkansas repairs clocks. They can convert it to quartz movement if you prefer. Did two conversions for me, great work.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-11-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By paul2748
Re: Help getting MC off

That usually means that the bolt is "welded " to the nut via heavy rust. If you can heat it up you may be able to get the bolt to turn. Or grind down the bolt head.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 947
Posted By paul2748
Re: '40 Gas, Oil pressure Gauges

Correct me if I am wrong, but you shouldn't need to connect the CVR to the volt meter
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-08-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 860
Posted By paul2748
Re: KULTULZ - info on breaker plate

Yep 12151 - single plate or single point set??
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