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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By F.M.G.
Re: Engine mounts

So far all I find are made overseas (JUNK) I will keep looking.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By F.M.G.
Engine mounts

Where can I get some good front engine mounts for a 1950 ford car. They mount to the bottom of water pump. Speedways last about 1 year. Thanks, Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-10-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 791
Posted By F.M.G.
Rebuild

Any one know of a good flathead rebuilder in the Houston, Texas area. The shops i have called dont work on them. Thanks, Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By F.M.G.
Re: C-4 Auto

Looks like I will call Flat-O-Matic this week. Thanks guys !!!! Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By F.M.G.
C-4 Auto

Ok guys I am tired of shifting,clutch chatter, I now have a 3 speed 1950 trans. I have a C-4 core that needs a rebuild, where do i get a adapter for a 1950 8ba? It has a stamped steel bellhousing,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,030
Posted By F.M.G.
Re: Dicks hot rod place

He lives in Tomball, Texas and uses his cell phone.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,030
Posted By F.M.G.
Dicks hot rod place

I bought me a fresh Holley 94 this week from Dicks Hot Rod Place. Fast service,great carb,price great,and best of all close to my town here in Texas. Check him out at WWW.dickshotrodplace.com...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,817
Posted By F.M.G.
Re: Speedway c-4 kit

Thanks Guys !!!!! MG
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,817
Posted By F.M.G.
Speedway c-4 kit

Anyone try speedways C-4 kit for the flathead 1999.00 for whole kit? Tired of shifting !!!!! MG
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,793
Posted By F.M.G.
1949 or 1950 wheels

Does anyone know the spec. on a 1949 or 1950 car wheel. I know they were 15, 5 0n 4.5, but dont how wide are and what the back spacing was. Thanks , Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,748
Posted By F.M.G.
Re: Alignment specs.

Thanks that just what i needed. Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,748
Posted By F.M.G.
Alignment specs.

Does anyone know the alignment specs. for a 1950 ford car. I need to get the front end done but they dont know the specs. (caster,camber) Thanks, Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,976
Posted By F.M.G.
Re: Problems with 6V Optima battery

Sounds like you need to check the voltage while you are cranking your car, are take the battery to get load tested. Should drop to about 5 volts when it is cranking. I had this same thing happen and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,002
Posted By F.M.G.
1950 ford car coil springs

Any one know a good source for coil springs? I need a pair for a 1950 ford car.The last set i bought i think came from somewhere in the northeast,i just cant remember.Thanks Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,700
Posted By F.M.G.
Re: 6 volt headlights

I will get some fresh bulbs and check my grounds this week. I think it may be the grounds that need cleaning. Thanks guys and i will report back. Thanks Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,700
Posted By F.M.G.
6 volt headlights

Anyone found any 6 volt sealbeam that are bright. I am not ready to change to 12 volts yet,my truck starts great. The tail lamps are bright enough,but i have are hard time driving at night with the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,349
Posted By F.M.G.
Re: Strong gas fumes at idle

The fumes are out the tail pipe.I think it has the wrong spark plugs(ngk b6L). i will change the plugs and see how it does. Thanks Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,349
Posted By F.M.G.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 826
Posted By F.M.G.
Gas fumes

I have a 1953 Merc. in a pickup. It is stock, with holley 94,with a chevy dist. Runs great but has strong gas fumes at idle. Is just normal for a older flathead with holley94? Thanks Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,349
Posted By F.M.G.
Strong gas fumes at idle

I have a 1953 Merc.flathead in my truck,it has stock holley 94 with 4.5 power valve,51 jets.It has a chevy dist.set at 25 deg.total. It runs and idles great,but the gas fumes at idle are strong. Is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,372
Posted By F.M.G.
Re: Generator

Well if my starter will work and now i find out my generator will work this may be easy.Anyone else try this? Thanks Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,372
Posted By F.M.G.
Generator

I took my 1950 ford generator in to my local alt. and starter shop. I wanted change it to 12 volts.The owner told me to just install a 12 volt regulator and just run it that way. Will this really...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,946
Posted By F.M.G.
Re: Flathead to c-4

Thanks guys i will check them out. Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,946
Posted By F.M.G.
Flathead to c-4

Who makes the best kit to put a c-4 to my 53 Merc. I have a c-4 trans.and stock conv. I would like to keep it 6 volt if i can. Thanks Mike
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