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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,604
Posted By HCO41
Re: lowering rear 2" 47 deluxe coupe

19Fordy, after I posted above, I went out to the shop and found my large turnbuckles. Turned out they are 5/8-11 and pretty long, should be enough adjustment for any transverse setup. I also...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,604
Posted By HCO41
Re: lowering rear 2" 47 deluxe coupe

19fordy, nice job on spreader. I have a couple of large turnbuckles and wondered what size the threads are on the ones you used. Thanks,
Howard
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,756
Posted By HCO41
Re: 84 birthday today

Sorry I missed your birthday post last Saturday. Happy belated birthday. I'll be in touch soon, time for another lunch visit. I have something for Rob and I need to get a better idea of just which...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 467
Posted By HCO41
Paul Bennett

Sent PM, sorry for delay,
Howard
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By HCO41
Re: 6volt fuel pump

The Airtex has boiled to the top in most of the previous threads on this subject. The July/August V-8 Times has an article written by Randy Rundle describing a gear type pump (available 6 or 12...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By HCO41
Emergency Brake conversion?

Recently I saw an ad for a '37 on Ebay. Parts listed as going with car included a "hand brake" conversion. The service brakes on my car have been converted to hydraulics ('39), the emergency brake...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,607
Posted By HCO41
Re: car dolly

I have a '50 shoebox up on 4 OTC Stinger Easy Roller units, PN 1580, rated at 1500 lb. each. They roll easily, on smooth cement floor, by just leaning against the car. I purchased them from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,472
Posted By HCO41
Re: 1937 ford radio help

Jumping this thread because I just picked up a nice '37 radio, complete, but w/o speaker, at Rhinebeck this weekend. Leads in excellent shape and clean dial that works . I may need repo knobs...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,842
Posted By HCO41
Re: Bypass oil filter restrictor fitting

An option when using the Ford or Mercury "T" fitting, with restricter, is to put the sending unit at the rear of the engine, (as '50 and earlier), and put an oil pressure gauge in the "T" fitting. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-20-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,894
Posted By HCO41
Re: 5000 Posts

Happy birthday Ron. Now that it looks like we're going to have some Spring weather I've had thoughts of taking a friend out to lunch. Since you're celebrating these incredable milestones in years...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By HCO41
Re: Hood Release Cable

Here's one. I'll post another through edit.
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=135334&highlight=Hood+release+cable

And this:...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By HCO41
Re: led dash lights

Looks like two threads going on here. IED makes me nervous. I prefer LED.
Good luck with your install. I put LEDS in a couple of our modern vehicles and they work great. Reversible bulb mounts...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By HCO41
Re: led dash lights

Try here to start:
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By HCO41
Re: Spark plug tubes

Plug wire brackets for '49-'50 were round loops with a rubber insulator. Four hole brackets were used starting in '51 but since they're a little neater many were used to replace loop type on earlier...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By HCO41
Re: Firewall mounted brake MC on 49

Does clutch linkage have to be converted to hydraulic? I've considered this conversion for my '50.
Howard
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,898
Posted By HCO41
Re: Beware of Colton Amos

I didn't think there was anyone on the Barn that WOULDN'T remember Amos and Andy!!
(75 today).
Howard

P.S. 1939 Plymouth?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,904
Posted By HCO41
Re: Valvoline VR-1 Racing

Unfortunatly Vermont is also a nanny state. All these new regs. are the work of those who never created anything or had the pleasure of starting up an old engine or knocking out a dent in a 16 ga....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By HCO41
Re: 37 flathead v8 60 hp fuel pump

Check with charlie n.y. He did one for me and, the last I knew, he had the correct housings , in case yours isn't original.
Howard
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,436
Posted By HCO41
Re: pickup quiz

36 out of 42------86%
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,568
Posted By HCO41
Re: Some really great photos

Great picture Gary. Got any more??

SUPERDAVE, sounds like you and I were in the AF about the same time. I was stationed on a Radar site in northeastern Vermont in the early 60's. Got out in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By HCO41
Re: 52Merc Brake Cylinders

Ralph, sorry to confuse you and others. I don't have a Mercury but have the catalog to reference parts used to convert 8BA engines to earlier cars. Now that 51 Merc. has informed us that the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By HCO41
Re: 52Merc Brake Cylinders

Ralph,
This is what I found in the '49-'53 Chassis Parts Catalog.
The following are PNs listed for the housings used on '52-'53 Mercury cars:

Master Cylinder (less push rod): B2 2140-B
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By HCO41
Re: Shoeboxford

As I understand it, there was a partnership that broke up called Shoebox Ford. Chris was one of the partners. He and his wife left that business and started Shoebox Central. Chris is a good man to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,627
Posted By HCO41
Re: Start the "happy birthday" wishes for walt dupont !

Happy birthday Walt. I'm proud to know you. I'm five years behind you in age (75 in March), 84 years behind you on flatheads. Have a great day.
Regards,
Howard
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,794
Posted By HCO41
Re: Jonas

I wonder if the candidates will change their rhetoric to "global cooling" for the Winter campaign?
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