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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Vacuum Wiper - Holly 4bbl - electric wiper switch

This posting may offer you an option:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?p=1236972#post1236972
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-01-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Mustang 289 thermal fan clutch question

[QUOTE=rotorwrench;1772421]I knew a fellow that had a 67 Mustang back in the day. He was hard on it. One day the top radiator hose got chopped by the fan with coolant going everywhere. One of his...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Engine paint colors

I used Dupli Color - The first picture is the original paint on half of the thermostat housing and the dupli color on the other half.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-29-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 56 Fairlane Power Steering

I think the unit in the 56' is basically the same as the one in the 53', so this might be helpful:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=214890&highlight=power+steering+seals

The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 774
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Amp test on the generator

Took the generator out, along with the voltage regulator, and took both of them down to D&D Auto Electric, Inc in Wheat Ridge, CO. He put them on his Sun 1600 machine and at 1800 RPS the generator...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 774
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Amp test on the generator

Thank you for your reply. He allowed me to go with him to the room to watch as the generator and the regulator were tested separately. I was able to read the gauge on the machine as it was being...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 774
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Amp test on the generator

Define "refresh". I am about to take it of of the car and clean and polish the communicator and brushes. Any other suggestions while I am in there. It was fully serviced about 10 years ago, after I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 774
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Amp test on the generator

Now thinking of looking for a backup generator, just to put on the shelf. You know if you have one you will never need it, but if you don't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 774
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Amp test on the generator

The original reason for the amp test was: a while back when I got up early, before the sun came up, to go to a show, the generator would not keep up with the lights, especially when they were on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 774
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Amp test on the generator

Definitely a keeper. He wouldn't even let me pay him for the testing. The owners car was parked out side when Google took the picture of the store, it is a 31'.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 774
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Amp test on the generator

Completed the test on the generator with the Sears engine analyzer, and it showed a less than maximum amperage output. So I took it out and took it to the local Carquest and they confirmed that it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 774
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Amp test on the generator

Black arrow post would be the armature, the red arrow post would be the field and the white arrow post would be the ground, if I am reading the diagrams correctly.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 774
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Amp test on the generator

Preliminary test seem to show that the battery is not charging when the rpm's are increased to 2000.

As you can see I would like to perform an AMP test on my generator with my Sears engine...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-21-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 759
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 54 Convertible Chrome Clips

Were the same clips used to install the chrome strip on the two door coupes? You might be able to find them in a salvage yard. Not too many convertibles in salvage yards these days.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-21-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 759
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 54 Convertible Chrome Clips

The Mercury number appears to be 358396-S
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-21-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 759
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 54 Convertible Chrome Clips

The parts book seems to show more than one number for the clips
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-21-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 759
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 54 Convertible Chrome Clips

Not sure if the Mercury part number will be of any help.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 954
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Checking Voltage

Any of them sold in the US?

Economy Shipping from outside US
Estimated between Tue. Jul. 16 and Mon. Aug. 26
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: 51 Merc sedan power seat wiring

When I first read the post I thought I would probably be able to assist. Admittedly, my car is a 1953 Mercury. But your post seems to say the seats were "hydraulic" in 51', rather than electric, as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,948
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: How I listen to my Ipod, Android or Iphone through the tube 53' Merc radio

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5lugnuts,

I have attached a picture of the cigarette/cigar lighter in a 1953 Mercury, with a positive ground 6 volt system. The unit is grounded to the body when it is installed, with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,948
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: How I listen to my Ipod, Android or Iphone through the tube 53' Merc radio

I know it has been awhile since the last post, but with the acquisition of a GoPro 3+Black camera, I did this video to serve as the demonstration of: How I listen to my Ipod, Android or Iphone...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,716
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Clock for a 52-53 Mercury

The video was getting to involved to view on Facebook so I put it up on youtube.

https://youtu.be/s3P-ndEv48U
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,716
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Clock for a 52-53 Mercury

Thought I would put a finishing touch on this post. Most of us have never seen just how the clocks work. The video starts out with the clock in the car and then goes to one with the cover off. You...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 632
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Its running!!! Need help posting vid

I put mine up on Facebook and then provide the address to view them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By Merc Cruzer
Re: Thought I would share a video I did yesterday

And the trick is a "dead cat" (not a real one - you can get them at Joanns Fabric store, for about $2.50, they are called Poms) over the mic and a suction cup half way down the back of the trunk to...
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