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Forum: Early V8 07-01-2017, 09:51 PM
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Posted By buelligan
HELP Need a pair of '37-39 perch bolts

My '40 had some stubborn perch bolts that I should have been a little nicer to, but noooo,

Now I need a new set, Mine being a 2 dr. std. sedan has no sway bar and my research tells me they are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,018
Posted By buelligan
Re: Distributor cap HELP!

I have been on an adventure to find out how these units are made and what the failure mode was, Im an engineer and a little part of me would not let this go. I was able to procure a bad cap from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,018
Posted By buelligan
Re: Distributor cap HELP!

Seth, Standard #FD-34 = '32-'36
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,018
Posted By buelligan
Re: Distributor cap HELP!

Cool, that is about where I would expect it to be. Thanks for posting this up for me.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,018
Posted By buelligan
Re: Distributor cap HELP!

Didn't want to name names here but Vanpelt is where I started, fine people to deal with and they tried to make it right, The parts are junk, C&G & Carpenter, also junk. I started with Vanpelt because...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,018
Posted By buelligan
Re: Distributor cap HELP!

I have opened a can of worms, I have been in contact with three major distributors and they all have bad parts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,018
Posted By buelligan
Re: Distributor cap HELP!

Just make sure your ignition wire end is compatible with the inner cap socket. The OEM (?) ones I have require the contact at the "end" of the wire and the inner face of the socket. Seth if you have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,018
Posted By buelligan
Distributor cap HELP!

I have a bone stock 1940 ford 85hp Flatty that I am trying to do a complete tuneup on. I ordered a pair of inner caps from a decent dealer on the web, I revealed they have a manufacturing problem, as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,432
Posted By buelligan
Re: electic inline fuel pump

Carter makes one, (P4259) I am running in my '40, got it from my local NAPA store cheaper than the inner-Web. You will need a regulator.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,701
Posted By buelligan
Re: what do you think

The only thing a post like this does, is tell the temper of the page, what I mean is if you post the same thing on ten different pages, you will get replies in line with the audience that frequents...
Forum: Early V8 10-05-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 487
Posted By buelligan
Vintage Tach Cup...

Who's got a nice vintage Sun or Mooneyes Tachometer cup (3 3/8"dia.) they would like to part with? I am looking for a nice one that would have both the flat and steering column mounts. Would also...
Forum: Late V8 10-05-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 537
Posted By buelligan
Exclamation Vintage Tach Cup...

Who's got a nice vintage Sun or Mooneyes Tachometer cup (3 3/8"dia.) they would like to part with? I am looking for a nice one that would have both the flat and steering column mounts. Would also...
Forum: Early V8 08-04-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By buelligan
Forum: Early V8 07-20-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By buelligan
'40 Standard Parking Lamp Bezels 01A-13084

NIP Bob Drake Parking Lamp Bezels for 1940 standard, may also fit trucks. These are brand new in the plastic vac'ed to the cardboard card as you can see in the photo. New $60, buy these for $30 plus...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,614
Posted By buelligan
Re: 1940 Ford Rear Light question

As always, thank you for the replies.
I am grateful for your time and consideration.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,614
Posted By buelligan
1940 Ford Rear Light question

I have a "original" 1940 Ford 2dr. Sedan, Standard model with a single tail light. My question is what was the this light originally?? was it just a tail light or was it a brake/tail. The reason I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,923
Posted By buelligan
Re: Best continuous-use electric fuel pump??

"The Carter pump is mounted at the tank and I have a fuel filter between the pump and the tank."
If it is a paper element filter that could be your problem too, I am told they break down and you...
Forum: Early V8 05-10-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By buelligan
Re: Wanted 15 x 6" 5 on 5 1/2" wheels

5 1/2" width would work.... anyone?
Forum: Early V8 05-05-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By buelligan
Wink Wanted 15 x 6" 5 on 5 1/2" wheels

I'm looking for a pair of wheels locally 15 x 6 w/5 x 51/2" BP that have the hub cap nubs on the inside. '51-'56 F1 I'm told fit the bill, and some Merc . Rims fit too. Thanks in advance.
Forum: Late V8 05-05-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 719
Posted By buelligan
Wink Wanted 15x6, 5x51/2bp

I'm looking for a pair of wheels locally 15x6 w/5x51/2" BP that have the hub cap nubs on the inside. '51-'56 F1 I'm told fit the bill, and some Merc . Rims fit too. Thanks in advance.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,728
Posted By buelligan
Re: 39/40 Ford Headlight interchange

Cool thanks for the tips. I will need to take a closer look.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,728
Posted By buelligan
Re: 39/40 Ford Headlight interchange

There is a local car for sale, he claims it to be a 40 standard,2 dr sedan, it appears to have 39 head lights, or is this an early 40???? Or has anyone ever seen this before, or is it a 39 with40...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,728
Posted By buelligan
Re: 39/40 Ford Headlight interchange

right, I am talking about removing the whole 39 housing down to the bare fender and installing a 40 headlight assembly in the remaining hole?//?/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,728
Posted By buelligan
39/40 Ford Headlight interchange

I am new here and have a question will 40 headlights bolt into 39 fenders?
thanks in advance.
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