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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,974
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Model B generator

Thank you, but I won't be able to measure it as it to compare with yours.

You are right that it may be a "made" one. Just like most of these cars, this one had tons of improvised fixes that I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,974
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Model B generator

It does not touch the radiator. This pulley was in the car when I bought it. I had it refinished at a machine shop but the length was not modified. I thought it was the correct one and never took...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,974
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Model B generator

OK, it seems you all agree my generator is correct for this 33 car with 4 cyl engine. That part of my question seems resolved.

You have noticed that a modification was made to its bracket, which...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,974
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Model B generator

The reason I posted this question is that my generator has been a complete failure and I am looking for a replacement. I am trying to learn about it so I get one that is correct for the car. All the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,974
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Model B generator

Thank you all. That is helpful. These are some photos of the generator that came with my car, a 33 model B, taken some years ago. There are two issues that I would like to clarify:

1) This rear...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,974
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Model B generator

Could some of you describe the differences, if any, between a model A and a model B generator? Thank you. Manuel
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Are Reproduction gauges available for 1933's in original oval shape?

You still can fine good original ones. I got mine from Williamson's Instruments in Arkansas. Both the amp meter and the fuel gauge that they restored have worked very well since mounted on the car...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,720
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Please ID this Sedan Delivery body

This one has no fender indentation. If I understand your comment correctly that means is not 40-41 and also favors being a 42 or later model.


I think every one showed common sense. I stated...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,720
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Please ID this Sedan Delivery body

Very yhelpful suggestion. Found 2 glasses with a Ford bug. The picture shows the driver's window glass and there is also a bug on the broken windshield but it is backwards as was commonly the case...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,720
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Please ID this Sedan Delivery body

This Sedan Delivery body was hauled in to the home of a close family member who asked me to help id it. Body seems complete, I see no identifiers, and the Firewall does not look Ford to me. It has...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: 33 Grille Shell Emblim

I also had same problem. The fastener came off with minimal tightening of the nut. Put it back on with crazy glue which so far holding Ok 3 years later
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,460
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Rear transmission support T-bolts B-5098

OK, I fixed them! As JSeery suggested, the problem was a lousy quality die. Got a new one today that seems pretty solid and in no time rethreaded all 4 bolts. They look pretty good afterwards and I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,460
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Rear transmission support T-bolts B-5098

Thanks guys, I have taken notice of all your suggestions. Today spent 3 hrs visiting tool sellers looking for a good quality die but all have only cheap chinese brands. Got two more places to check...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,460
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Rear transmission support T-bolts B-5098

Yes Mac VP, thank you, I now realize that is the problem. Looking carefully at the thread it is streched in all 4 bolts and is causing the poor fit with the nut and the die. Will get a new die and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,460
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Rear transmission support T-bolts B-5098

Good point. No, I am not. The brand is Performance Tools and is a set I got about 3 years ago from a general auto parts store in the US. Of course, made in China. But this is probably the first time...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,460
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: Rear transmission support T-bolts B-5098

I used 7/16-20 (fine thread). Thanks for pointing to the right page of the Green Book. I was looking under "transmission" and could not find it because it is under "chassis". This book is frequently...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,460
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Rear transmission support T-bolts B-5098

Need to know the size of the T-bolts and nuts holding the rear transmission support to the torque tube. The 4 special bolts in my transmission have some damaged threads and I was trying to rethread...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,665
Posted By Doctor's Ford
33 Tudor finally done

Last weekend we were finally able to finish the 33. It took five and a half years of painful but enjoyable journey. We had a dinner for celebration with all the men who helped me to complete this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: 33 seat frame question

May be my question was not clear. I didn't ask if the cover was plywood or any other specific material. What I need to know if the location of the cover, on top of the frame or under the frame? There...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By Doctor's Ford
33 seat frame question

I began upholstering the seats with a LB kit. The instructions are not clear in regards to the placement of the cover board (plywood or carboard) at the bottom of the front seats. When I removed my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,030
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: 1933 Model B GAV

Randy. May be this photo will be helpful. These are all the components of the GAV system of model B zenith carburetor and in what order they are assembled. Part A is included in your choke cable. You...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2016, 11:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,030
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: 1933 Model B GAV

I restored the GAV of my 33 model B Zenith carburetor with parts provided by David Renner, at Renner's Corner, in Michigan. I spoke several times with David junior who specializes in model As and Bs...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2016, 04:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,281
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: How I pinstriped my 33 Tudor

Marvin/TN: What you describe is what the vendor recommends when using the Finesse striper and I would have done that way with the striping brush if I could find the enamel-based paint with the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,281
Posted By Doctor's Ford
Re: How I pinstriped my 33 Tudor

Thanks for all your comments! My intention was to share the complete procedure to follow using this inexpensive method, especially for those who like me don't have the skills to do signs or letters...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,281
Posted By Doctor's Ford
How I pinstriped my 33 Tudor

I did the pinstriping on my 33 Tudor this weekend. I could not find a similar process description in other posts and thought that those planning to do the same job will find the comments helpful.
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