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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Air Cleaner Mystery!!

Thanks to all who responded. It's on it's way to TJ later this next week.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Air Cleaner Mystery!!

Thanks to all who responded! I have no current or foreseeable use for this relic!

If you PM me a mailing address, I'll box it up and ship it to you....and I'll even pay the shipping via USPS...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Air Cleaner Mystery!!

Jim, that makes sense to me. When we first got the car and before I rebuilt the engine, I put a nice chrome air cleaner on in place of this one. You needed to take a shower after each trip to get...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By RKS.PA
Talking Re: How tight is tight and how loose is loose

Tub, when I was about 12 years old, my job was mowing our lawn. The belt on the mower looked like it needed some attention. I put motor oil on it....lesson for that day.....motor oil is not rubber...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Air Cleaner Mystery!!

There is no "check valve" between the air cleaner and the breather. There is a series of fins as a baffle in the breather, but whether they are enough to be a flame arrestor is beyond me.

51...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By RKS.PA
Air Cleaner Mystery!!

This air cleaner came on the '39 Deluxe Fordor I bought in 1996. It looks like maybe it was intended for an industrial application. Seems like putting vacuum on the oil fill breather would reverse...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 781
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Alternator or not?

Luke, you don't say how important it is for the truck to "appear" original, but you are staying with the 6 volt, pos. ground.

There's been quite some talk here about problems with Powermaster...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 489
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Flathead V8 radiator

Have you considered an epoxy sealer alternative to soldering? Is that even practical? Not a lot of pressure....4lbs?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,010
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Well...this ain't good

Not to be disrespectful of your time and budget, but I'm with Ken above on fixing all 8 of your threads. After you do the current bad one, it's always going to be in the back of your mind it could...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,010
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Well...this ain't good

Heard, you really do have a "Plan B"::D

Based on the work you and DD did on the T5, this should be a piece of cake for you! And, yes, the knowledge here on the Barn is amazing....and I, too, am...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: What happens in a transmission rebuild - Part 2

Mac, this is like your book on steroids!!!

Thanks for taking the time to do this for us!!

Dick.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Good Entertainment - The Henry Ford

Jeff, did not know about this site. Thanks for the referral!! Some of us have more time on our hands now!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,010
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Well...this ain't good

Hoping you were able to "limp" it home?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,101
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: My wife hates crankshafts...

Mike, I'm in your camp. My wife loves our cars and when small hands are needed she's right there!! I bring the coffee to her!! and it's my pleasure!!:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 635
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: 39 ford

Yes, it is, but it can be done. Be careful not to over torque to get it to opened. Those gears (teeth) can strip and I think replacements are a little hard to come by.

I took mine out of my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: 59 AB Pan Removal

Thank you for confirming that I can do this with the engine in the car. Thanks, too, for the the Felpro snap up kits tip....didn't know about them. I have Red's headers, so the crossover pipe won't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: 59 AB Pan Removal

FortyNiner, my bell housing is cast as part of the block, so I don't think I should have that issue. It looks to me like I should be able to pull the starter, loosen all the pan bolts, including the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By RKS.PA
Question 59 AB Pan Removal

I want to tackle a leaking rear main seal on the 59 AB in my '47. I know it's been covered here, but I can't find the thread using the search function.

Can I get the pan down with the engine in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 841
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Radial tires on old rims

Chiming in!!...put Coker 600x16's on my '47. Love the ride and the handling, original rims and no tubes!! To each his own!!:rolleyes:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Ryans help needed

Charlie, I wouldn't worry about it. Your message ....original...is very clear. We all have trouble typing and spelling from time to time here on the Barn.

Best of luck with your new venture and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,266
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Mig wire type

Don, sounds like your new wire is getting you where you want to be!! I know what you mean by being able to see the material. When doing smaller piece work, I try to be out in the sun. I have a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,266
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Mig wire type

Don, most of the time, what are you trying to fix/build with your mig welder??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 891
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Photos of 1937 Ford Air Cleaner

I have a 91A-9600 with a hose connection at the rear of the lid. Anyone know what this could have been from?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By RKS.PA
Re: Replacing 6 volt heater motor

meric42, thank you very much. That diagram is exactly my switch and your explanation is very helpful. Yes, I am able to get heat to the windshield with the cable operated butterfly. Closing the...
Forum: Early V8 02-24-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 125
Posted By RKS.PA
'47 Original 6 volt 4 wire heater motor

Looking for a working or non-working 4 wire heater motor for dealer installed Ford hot water heater/defroster.
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