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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By JJOHN
Running Board recovering

Has anybody seen or heard of running boards being coated with the substance used to coat pickup trucks bedliners? Would it work?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,424
Posted By JJOHN
Re: We Must Have Been Tougher Back Then!

Was out for a summer drive in 86 degree heat, windshield open and cowl vent open and the car running great. Stopped for some ice cream and as usual some of the people at the ice cream stand came over...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,444
Posted By JJOHN
Re: Title Question

Most of the interest shown in the registration of vehicles bought in NYS is that they collect their fair share of the sales tax when a dealership is not involved. I have been told by owners who have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,444
Posted By JJOHN
Re: Title Question

My 1935 came with an out of state title, I went to the DMV here in Albany NY where I live and presented it along with a bill of sale for the vehicle(so they can get their fair share of sales tax) and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,873
Posted By JJOHN
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,230
Posted By JJOHN
diode cutout installation

Just received the Diode Cutout for my 1935 generator. How should the wire from the generator be attached to the diode. There is just a U shaped with no hole for a hookup to the generator wire.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,010
Posted By JJOHN
battery

Just had the generator rebuilt with new cut out. Replaced the fan belt and charged the battery. Car fired up right away and the Amp guage showed the generator charging. Shut off the engine and the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,699
Posted By JJOHN
Replaceing a Fan Belt on '35

:confused:Had to replace the fan belt on the '35. Ordered and received a 40-8620 belt. Having a bear of a time getting the belt on. It seems a bit tight--any ideas or similiar problems with this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,339
Posted By JJOHN
Re: reds headers

On my 35, I spent the better part of the afternoon getting the drivers side on but they did finally fit.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,552
Posted By JJOHN
Re: Best engine replacement for a 1935

Thanks for the info...original is not a concern as I don't care to be "judge correct" I would rather just drive it and enjoy it along with the family. Thanks again for the helpful information guys.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,552
Posted By JJOHN
Best engine replacement for a 1935

Now that my garage has been cleaned out and there is plenty of room, I would like to pick up a spare engine to rebuild for later use in my 1935 Ford sedan. I would like to get one that is somewhat...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,679
Posted By JJOHN
Re: I wish i still had it!

In 1963 I bought a 1948 Plymouth Business Coupe for $75.00. Had it for for 3 years on the road then put it up on blocks in 1966 when I bought my 1965 Mustang. When I went to Vietnam in 1969 my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,960
Posted By JJOHN
Re: Thing's happen for a reason...

At the end of my semi-annual garage clean out-6 rolls of duct tape and have located all but one socket thats been missing ssince the fall. Hard to figure how you can lose 6 rolls of duct tape in a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,063
Posted By JJOHN
Re: phone use OF topic

use a cheap set of radios if you are only going to talk car to car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By JJOHN
Rear shock removal 1935 Ford

Having a problem removing the rear shock of my 1935 Ford. I Got the two bolts that go thru the frame out, removed the shock arm clamping bolt but am now having trouble getting the arm off. I don't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,258
Posted By JJOHN
Re: Headlight wiring

Had a short under the dash from an old dried out wire insulation, dam near had a major fire. Called Tyree Harris for new wiring harness from front to rear and took my time replaceing the wires with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 873
Posted By JJOHN
Re: License Plates

If you go to the NYS DMV website they describe the method of their madness. The plate must be ledgiable and not repainted. A picture must be presented for proof. I have had several plates for my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,408
Posted By JJOHN
Re: Propane for fuel in flattie

Back in the late 80's when I was a Police Officer in Albany NY--The city of Albany converted their fleet of Dodge ASPENS(yes Aspens) to run on both propane and gas. The propane bottles were located...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,446
Posted By JJOHN
Re: Generator Cut Out problem

Stock-did find it to be loose, but the fiber insulator was damaged and fell apart
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,446
Posted By JJOHN
Generator Cut Out problem

Just noticed that the rear screw on the Generator Cut Out was red hot-what may be causing this. I had only been running it a short time. It is a 1935 with 21 stud engine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By JJOHN
Re: Electric fuel pump

put it on a toggle switch-just use it to start the car then turn it off. However if you just plan on using the pump all the time, most if not all have a somewhat loud sound.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By JJOHN
Re: brake light switch

I removed the new switch and relaced it with the old. Same result-it appears that the position of the switch is the problem. It's mounted in the same holes but the plunger does not get pushed in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By JJOHN
brake light switch

added a new taillight harness over the winter and removed the old switch with harness and replaced it with a new switch. The problem that I have now is the brake light stays on and I have narrowed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By JJOHN
Re: Filler neck on 35 ford not tight enough

Well with all this information I should be able to get this thing working. As I get older the extension pipe that fits over the ratchet and wrench handles get longer-this is my assistant. Thanks...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By JJOHN
Re: Filler neck on 35 ford not tight enough

The spanner wrench is an 34-219 Armstrong ordered from Sears on line-abou $6.00 or so.
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