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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 218
Posted By rockfla
Re: Charging System Will Not Work Under A Load

To properly test your battery you need a hydrometer and a good battery load tester. From here on always take a hydrometer with you to check any battery you buy new for dead cells. We went through 6...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By rockfla
Happy Thanksgiving to the Ford Barn family

Wishing all the Ford Barn family a Happy Thanksgiving!!!! Thanks to all who are so gracious to support all the questions, advice and knowledge we post daily here in the Forums. THANK you ever so...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,254
Posted By rockfla
Re: New car in the garage

Glad you were able to get your Granddad's car back. Happier to see that you didn't have to fight another bidder to get it (The buy of the century for that car by the way)!!! Enjoy as it is a fine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,344
Posted By rockfla
Re: Another Huge Loss to me

Prayers and condolences to you and your family, and as Charlie posted above, you are the extension of your Father and what values, skills, knowledge and personality you have provided many of us here...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 883
Posted By rockfla
Prayer's for one of our fellow "Barner's".

Please pray for a fellow long time "Barner".....found out today, very very sadly, he has stage 4 cancer and has metastasized in his liver......IT is NOT good!!!! ALL very quick and sudden. To...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1939 Mercury

I assume you're talking about what we here in the US call fender skirts???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1939 Mercury

NOT a "Authorized Mercury" accessory!! Here is the pictured "Authorized" accessories for the 39 Mercury!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By rockfla
Re: Carburettor storage.

[QUOTE=rockfla;1953931]Invest in a vacuum sealer and you can get the desiccant silicon gel packs from amazon 120 of them is like $ 8.00. Two for a carb, one for a fuel pump and one for 20 rounds of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By rockfla
Re: Carburettor storage.

Invest in a vacuum sealer and you can get the desiccant silicon gel packs from amazon 120 of them is like $ 8.00. Two for a carb, one for a fuel pump and one for 20 rounds of ammo. two for 100...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 880
Posted By rockfla
Re: 40 mercury flathead with columbia 2 speed

Hey Swarm, IF you have your 81T heads handy would you mind posting pictures of the temp sender tapped holes (inside the tapped hole) in the heads on each one since you say they are the originals????
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1934 ford Toe In Setting

IF you are going to use center of tread, I used my mag base on a piece of railroad iron and put a dial indicator on the outer edge of the rims to see just how straight my rims where, then on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1934 ford Toe In Setting

IF the 34 is anything like my 32......Jack the front end up off the ground and put it on jack stands. Pull the cotter pins from the nuts on the inner part of the tie rod, then loosen the nut on each...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 31,241
Posted By rockfla
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

Hey Kube


Do you do the interiors NOW that LB is no longer???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,025
Posted By rockfla
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,046
Posted By rockfla
Re: Today's Observations

I for one have been following this post from the start and I am "STILL" trying to figure out what you are looking for!!!! I "think" your positive that your car "Doesn't" have thermostat's????? IF...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By rockfla
Re: 32 headlight Lens

Thank you!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By rockfla
32 headlight Lens

Anyone have a 32 headlight lens handy that could give me an outside diameter of the lens???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,237
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1932 Ford Locking Hubcap

Here is the one shot product
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,237
Posted By rockfla
Re: 1932 Ford Locking Hubcap

The color DavidG is reffering to is by One Shot and is Reflex blue 155L!!! I just completed a set of locking caps for our 32. Here is the "reflex" blue from One shot also compared to the latest 32...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,046
Posted By rockfla
Re: Today's Observations

Though not exactly for a Flathead, the look is almost exactly the same. Here is a "general" look of a thermostat. It is pictures as it would sit in the hose/water pump outlet!!!! I.E. as you look...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,046
Posted By rockfla
Re: Today's Observations

IF your hoses are supple enough you "might" be able to feel around the bottom of the upper hose where in goes into the water pump and squeeze enough to feel it BUT IT is entirely possible doing such...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,046
Posted By rockfla
Re: Today's Observations

IF you plan on draining the "current" water that is in it now for more flushing, remove ONE of the upper radiator hose...... at the point you drain the "current" water and you will KNOW for sure IF...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 497
Posted By rockfla
Re: Carburetor Adjustment for 33 Ford

It is NOT a Detroit Lubricator. Not familiar with that carburetor!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 497
Posted By rockfla
Re: Carburetor Adjustment for 33 Ford

IF the Detroit Lubricator is set up/rebuilt correctly there should only be two adjustments...ONE the metering rod via the top of the carburetor and TWO the idle adjustment screw once you adjust the...
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