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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By adileo
Re: 39 coupe fuel tank

Thanks I exchanged txt with a friend, who said basically the same thing. I was unaware old tank can be cleaned. He said the same place I had my original radiator cleaned can do the gas tank. That’s...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By adileo
39 coupe fuel tank

Hi

I’m thinking my original fuel tank is needing to be replaced. I’ll keep my stock sending unit.

Where have you found to be a good supplier? Both in quality, fit and price.

Car is not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By adileo
Re: Trash Can Condeners Tubman

I haven’t purchased anything from him yet. However I know, he also has a workable solution for 6 volt tacs for early Fords, with helmet coil. We exchanged multiple pm’s and was always very...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By adileo
Re: 1952 truck hood

I have 52 F1. I’m not sure what you mean by buckling. When hood is closed you want it locked in place.

When you pop it open there’s a second safety hook.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By adileo
Re: PA old time drag with question

It’s the distributor which is weird with old heads.

Either they converterd the crab / Helmet to use a later model distro or they used older heads on later model flathead. Which I doubt would give...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By adileo
Re: PA old time drag with question

Thanks guys. I wasn’t aware you could convert an early block ton this type of distributor
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By adileo
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By adileo
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By adileo
PA Old time drag pics

Old time drag pics:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By adileo
PA old time drag with question

Friend and I went today. Very cool, mostly flatheads and old bikes racing

Iíll post pics. The question is: is this a newer engine with older heads or can you convert crab or helmet to this?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,882
Posted By adileo
Re: Top three Ford Products, '32 - '53

Wow - being a proud owner of 39 coupe, I happily surprised.

Love all F1 trucks!

Add my vote;)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By adileo
Re: Thanks Charlie NY....

Been probably 4 years since Charlie did my 39 coupe dual Edelbrocks. They were returned looking like jewelry and still perform great.

Another note worthy mention, his fuel pumps are bullet proof!...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By adileo
Re: Still needing advise on 52 F1

Jerry thanks. I will pull oil bath air cleaner and see if jets are working properly then put truck up on lift and check fuel lines, later this afternoon.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By adileo
Re: Still needing advise on 52 F1

I tried this morning and when reving the timing does advance.

One other thing I noticed. The timing mark does not change, vacuum connected or disconnected and taped at idle.

Still haven’t...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By adileo
Re: Still needing advise on 52 F1

Donít think I have that under tank. Will look tomorrow. Tank looks fairly new so probably reproduction
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By adileo
Re: Still needing advise on 52 F1

Thank friends


Ross - I took the fuel pump glass bowl off and even tho clean, I replaced the screen. What other screen are you mentioning, that sticks up into tank. I have a lift and can easily...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By adileo
Re: Still needing advise on 52 F1

Jerry I didnít try that but will and let you know, tomorrow
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By adileo
Re: Still needing advise on 52 F1

Thanks all good advise. Glass bowl fuel pump, rebuilt by CharlieNY last spring. Filter just changed.

One other point I failed to mention.

When putting putting timing light on. I disconnected...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By adileo
Re: Still needing advise on 52 F1

No back fire. Just bogs down when hitting gas peddle hard.

I’ll have to google accelerator jet. I’m not verse one crab parts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By adileo
Still needing advise on 52 F1

Recent tune up on all stock engine
Plugs
Wires
New points
Rotor and cap
Did not replace condenser.
Adjusted timing as advised in other post.
Changed fuel filter
Adjusted carb mixture
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By adileo
Re: 52 F1 timing

Thanks guys
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By adileo
Re: 52 F1 timing

Thanks Jim
Curious
From front lookin in, Is btc counter clockwise to mark or clockwise.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By adileo
52 F1 timing

I misplaced my shop manual.

All stock. When timing with a timing light are the marks lined up or 6 degrees btc?

Also is btc counter clockwise or clockwise to pin?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By adileo
Re: Uncharted waters

As always great advise! Thank you!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By adileo
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