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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Universal water temp sensor

Mart, any issue with leaking?

Thanks guys for info.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By 3739ford
Universal water temp sensor

Just wondering since I already have this set of gauges if there is a fitting out there to install this temperature sensor in the 8ba head. I am getting closer to being ready to fire the motor up for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 752
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Portland (Oregon) Roadster Show and Portland Swap Meet Reportedly CANCELLED

I work for janitorial company we clean Malls, Stadiums, Hospitals, Airports, etc. What ever spooked everybody this morning really shook them to the bone. They got back and took a running start and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Metermatch

With a lot of coffee, and ton of patience making adjustments will this one work?
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Metermatch

I have not seen a "KIng-Seeley" sender unit for sale at all the past couple of years.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Metermatch

My original sending unit had Cancer so bad it cannot be repaired. I am thinking ahead since I am not close to getting my project on the road. My thought was use newer sending unit and this metermatch...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By 3739ford
Metermatch

Anyone using this product, and does it work accurately like the manufacturer claims.

https://www.tanksinc.com/index.cfm/page/ptype=product/product_id=748/category_id=-1/mode=prod/prd748.htm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,642
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Looking for a new job-maybe...

Take a quick look at G503.com site with the permanent sticky's and Jeepdraw and how it is laid out where people across North America and around the world post "How To". I had no one around that had...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By 3739ford
Off Topic Photos

Wanted to share what I ran across yesterday. There are 2 to 3 Fords in the second row I have no idea what year. I'm no spring chicken and have never seen some of these vehicles before now did not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By 3739ford
Smile Re: Internal Breather Tube

I was hoping someone had couple dozen laying around and would depart with one. :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By 3739ford
Internal Breather Tube

My internal breather tube for the road draft vent is missing and I need to make one. Is this pipe 1 5/16 diameter and 5 1/2 inches long? This is for 8ba motor and does anyone sell this item?
Forum: Early V8 01-18-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 128
Posted By 3739ford
Internal breather tube

Wanted internal breather tube for 8ba engine. The short pipe that is part of road tube breather system inside the motor.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,463
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Install oil filter

I'm building a 276 cu in and plan on using stock oil filter. I have a 1942 Ford GPW jeep all original and oil stays clean.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,041
Posted By 3739ford
Re: 3 blades verses 6

One thing for sure there are as many variations of fans being used as there are stars in the sky. Kinda like motor oil use what makes you feel good. Lot of good fan info here and gives me something...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,041
Posted By 3739ford
Re: 3 blades verses 6

Mfirth, this is all going into a 1939 Ford Pickup 1/2 ton. It has taken 2 years to get this far, and another 2 to 3 to get the body ready. I have to cut out some rust and weld in new panels. The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Fan, Radiator, Shroud

I like the looks of the WS-40 I think is the number. Just not positive yet my fan will go that high up on the radiator.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,041
Posted By 3739ford
Re: 3 blades verses 6

Had the water pumps done a year ago and don't remember getting instructions with them. Great info, thanks guys. I will use the 3 blade fan with a longer belt to raise the fan up to hit on the core of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,041
Posted By 3739ford
Re: 3 blades verses 6

I have no idea what the 6 blade fan fits it is in my pile of "don't know" flathead parts. I suppose I could go with electric fan, or leave it like it is.

http://www.griffinrad.com/tips.php
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,041
Posted By 3739ford
3 blades verses 6

Hey Guys,

Wanted to see if there would be an advantage/need of putting the 6 blade fan in place of the 3. I have no idea if the 3 blade would be just fine that is why I'm asking. This is a 276 in....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By 3739ford
Fan, Radiator, Shroud

Hey Guys,

For my 39 pickup am I looking for 1 inch for the fan blades from radiator, and 1 inch clearance between end of fan blades and shroud.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Chrome repair

It is on top of a 39 pickup grille and very visible. I seen it tonight as I was getting the splash guard down. I would like to try something to tone it down.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By 3739ford
Chrome repair

Are they a way to repair this chrome piece at home without sending it off.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By 3739ford
Second Best Christmas present ever

I want to thank everyone on FB for your help and those selling me the parts I needed. This was what I wanted for Christmas to have the engine together and setting in the frame. I have taken several...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 870
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Bren carrier engines

Have you looked here for info there is a guy listed as technical advisor for T16 Universal Carrier.

https://www.mvpa.org/resources
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,321
Posted By 3739ford
Re: 8ba generator mount modifications

Is that the Ford alternator with external regulator you are using? Been looking at different alternator designs last night.
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