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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By STEVE O
Re: 39 door adjustment

I'm with Paul in Ct. Its the easiest and maybe the only way to correct it. Just slow and easy. A friend had a photo from the Ford assembly plant where they had 2x4 s under a trunk lid of a 40 Ford...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2021, 06:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,942
Posted By STEVE O
Re: 6v Battery negative ground

Crankster I do agree. A couple years ago a friend ask which terminal do I connect my hot ign wire to on his 50 Ford. Well after much research I found out it most definitely depends on the coil...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2021, 05:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Add Turn Sigs to My '41?

Hi,
You can remove original socket in the front and install NAPA LS6428 sockets that will accept the staggered side pins for the 1154 bulb. I think you have to enlarger hole. If you have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,894
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Jailbar Ranch

Love Them!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,163
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Patina or Paint?

Never tried it but sounds good. Does it turn white in rough areas where you can't rub it off? Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,297
Posted By STEVE O
Re: one wire alternator

Hi,
I have run and also installed one wire alternators and changed the regulator in them to make them one wire. A friend at work swapped regulator in a gm alternator and installed it on his WD...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 17,939
Posted By STEVE O
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Love your truck and this thread! It sure got in the right hands. I 2nd at least pulling the pan. The last 3 engines that had not been run for years of course has the 1 1/2" of the sludge and the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,912
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Inner Tubes for Radials?

Curious if they have the ribs on the inside that would rub a tube?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,912
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Inner Tubes for Radials?

Sort of a stupid question, but do they make tube type radial tires? I've never seen them, but they may exist. If there is no tube type radial tires then what are radial tubes made for if not to be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 15,630
Posted By STEVE O
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

I'm 58 and sure do enjoy reading here everyday and certainly respect my elders for giving their advise from the experiences they have done or how they can think things thru.
Stay Safe,
Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,581
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Grease fitting size for 1937 ford spindles

What is confusing most people is the commonly used 1/8 npt grease fitting is larger than the commonly 1/4-28 grease fitting. although there is a 1/4 npt that is larger but not seen as often. I have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,995
Posted By STEVE O
Re: shipping frustration

Thought I would drop a note, my bellhousing adaptor that got shipped on Dec 4 going 244 miles finally made it today. It was getting close to where I was going to have the shipper file a insurance...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 05:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,995
Posted By STEVE O
Re: shipping frustration

I'm still waiting for my bell housing adaptor mailed on Dec 4. Moved Dec 8 then again on Dec 24, once again on Jan 8 and stalled again. WOW this is crazy! Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,558
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Generator Pulley Missing Coolaing Vanes

Or to hold the pulley from turning when taking the nut off during disassembly? Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,996
Posted By STEVE O
Re: 32 Ford door lock cylinder

2nd John McClure. Excellent work & reasonable
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,729
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Misery loves company

YES! Hate that. The older I get the more often it happens. Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,699
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Cruisin' the for sale ads

A little off subject but I bought 2 1940 Ford convertibles disassembled. Only one engine with them that he said he pulled in 1962 and it smoked then. It was upside down on the dirt floor of a dry...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,076
Posted By STEVE O
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Old Gaskets

Hot water they will go back
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,943
Posted By STEVE O
Re: BorgWarner Overdrive Questions

Hi,
Maybe a sort of different animal but the 50 Plymouth I owned for 37 years had the org stock 6 cyl. I had switched to 3.55 gears then added overdrive. I was very pleased with it. I sure you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Radius rods ball lube

Hi, I personally have never worked on a Model A but a friend stopped by week before last with his Model A and said it has a little trough for trans/engine oil leaks to lube the ball?? I was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Torque wrenches

Hi rotorwrench, Some years ago the rachet head started slipping. At that time Snap-on did put a kit in it and I had it calibrated. Only used one time for a small job not high ft lbs. Next time...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Torque wrenches

No more Snap on torque wrenches for me. The ratchet head is bad on mine and the head is no longer made so I am out of luck. They will sell me a new complete one. Yea I bet they would. So much for the...
Forum: Early V8 10-21-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By STEVE O
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By STEVE O
Re: '40 coupe trunk handle lock

Hi,
Yes that is the way the org. cyl works. FlatHeadCoupe here on the Fordbarn does a excellent & reasonable job converting the cyls to open without the key. Steve
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