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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,824
Posted By fortyfords
Re: Brakes

Its a little work but try and isolate front and rear, right and left side one at a time and start with the master cyl. As you get a good pedal with the M/C isolated, then add one wheel at a time. You...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,248
Posted By fortyfords
Re: Need an electrical genius, don't know where to turn.

And there may be some new guys out there that are smart like the guys on here but I don't ever run across any fellows that are interested. When I worked at the TWA overhaul base in Kansas City, I was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,693
Posted By fortyfords
Re: 1940 Starter

Don't ever assume a battery is good just because its not very old. I've chased my tail over batteries that weren't very old and I assumed they had to be good. Your problem sure sounds like a bad...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,541
Posted By fortyfords
Re: 1939 Ford Package Tray Question

I can't wait for his book on 40's to come out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,056
Posted By fortyfords
Re: Cyl Heads-Navarro vs Edelbrock or Offenhauser

I really appreciate hearing this information as I thought the Navarro heads would be a nice addition. Thanks for your time on this.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By fortyfords
Re: 1932 ford light switch

Try Baxters in Lawrence, Ks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By fortyfords
Re: Fresh Flathead bucking

Sure sounds like one of the main jets is partially plugged or you have a condenser starting to give you trouble.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By fortyfords
Re: Loadamatic Tuesday .....

Thanks for that information, its helpful.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By fortyfords
Re: Loadamatic Tuesday .....

How much vacuum do you expect out of the 94 carb, bought a brand new made in the USA carb from Joe, doesn't seem like much suction from carb. Thanks for any help, Sonny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,226
Posted By fortyfords
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By fortyfords
Re: 40 Ford serial # location... update

That's why I don't like MII front ends, they cover up the number.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 992
Posted By fortyfords
Re: start on 12v run on 6v

I had a 12 volt battery in my 54 Ford for starting and the rest of the car was 6 volts, worked good but once in awhile I would have to charge the 12 volt battery. I would just fix the problems with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By fortyfords
Re: 1940 Ford coupe wanted ad answered

I couldn't agree more about not having to pour tons of money into the car; it cost a little more but I'm free to really enjoy the car. I love that air cleaner also. Your all right, it has all that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By fortyfords
Re: 1940 Ford coupe wanted ad answered

Its a 5 window coupe with a bench seat that the back lifts up and locks open like a trunk lid. I have no plans on ever changing the engine even though I have a nice 100hp 1942 Merc engine. I'm just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By fortyfords
Re: 1940 Ford coupe wanted ad answered

Thanks guys for the nice comments, I have enjoyed corresponding with 40 Ford owners in the past and all the advice they have helped me with. I will try and keep a good log on the car, unfortunately a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,651
Posted By fortyfords
Re: I'm Back !!!!!!!!!!

I don't know you but I want to welcome a fellow Mo. car guy back to the action. Hats off to the wife too, nothing like a good partner. Sonny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By fortyfords
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By fortyfords
1940 Ford coupe wanted ad answered

I put an ad in the wanted section on Jan. 27th 2019 and I got two hits. One was just to much of a project with no engine or trans. For a few more dollars, lowdug37 sold me a very sweet mostly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By fortyfords
Re: Distributor Vacuum brake brake parts

tubman on here has them, lives in Fla..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By fortyfords
Re: 6 blade generator mounted fan on a '32

I made an adaptor that will allow an old fan or modern fans to be mounted on the generator.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,890
Posted By fortyfords
Re: Opinion on T5 drivability

Pm krylon32 on the HAMB, he sells the set-up and can probably tell you all you would like to know.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By fortyfords
Re: old headliner cleaning

Thanks all, I won't try cleaning it now.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By fortyfords
old headliner cleaning

Has anyone ever tried to successfully clean and old 79 year old headliner?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,244
Posted By fortyfords
Re: 1940 Ford Family Owned Coupe

Congratulations, I would love to have a 40 coupe also.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,187
Posted By fortyfords
Re: Want o go highway speeds ??? Need opinions.

In my opinion, my 40 was designed to run 60 mph all day long according to the owners manual and it didn't overheat. But I always felt like it needed one more gear, it would run 70 but there was just...
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