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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,707
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: lost my best friend today

Stan, I don't think you've lost her, she's will be within your thoughts always.
My prayers go out to you at this time of grief.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: hard start

Sorry about the drive, I meant 1/2 hour drive. The dizzy is from Charlie, the coil is from Skip, condenser is from tubman. Where should I start ?? I do have a electric fuel pump for priming.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By coolcoupe
hard start

Well I got a new problem. It starts after a little coaxing, take it for a 1/2 drive
runs fine, come back home, shut it off, it will not restart again until I crank it for 5 minutes!!. Any ideas ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,187
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: wheel balance

Could you use it with out of balanced drums ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2021, 01:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,695
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: Perhaps Another "Dumb" Question

Thanks Alan, I had heard of this years ago but thought someone was just joking with me.
Flatjack. Is there a reason you wouldn't do that to your engine ? Just wondering what the downside is. Moe
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,695
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: Perhaps Another "Dumb" Question

I have totally forgot what the benefit of the pennies was and does it need to steel pennies ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: Radios

Rotorwench, I was thinking of the volume and tuning knobs that might be at the wrong spacing. In my 47 the spacing between knobs is 7''. I thought I might able to find a complete radio with that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: Radios

I was thinking of trying to put a complete radio inside of my radio case and was wondered if anyone has done it ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: Radios

Wondered if anyone had ever installed a different radio inside the casing of a 47
Ford car radio ? It wouldn''t matter if it was 6/12 volt. Is it possible ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By coolcoupe
Radios

Wondered if anyone had ever installed a different radio inside the casing of a 47
Ford car ? It wouldn''t matter if it was 6/12 volt. Is it possible ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 17,915
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

I refused to have my seventyth birthday last month.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,071
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: Flathead timing

I have a stock 47, 239ci engine that gets for lack of a better word, soot in the tail pipe. Wondering what the cure is ? Thanks, Moe
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2021, 05:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: rear drums

Thanks for the reply Kube. Would that include the trucks also ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By coolcoupe
rear drums

Would anyone know (silly question) what years the rear drum/hub assembly would fit on a 46/48 cars ? Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,449
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: Canadian 1946-1948 Mercury 114

I thought some might like a few facts about my car. I could add that it is a numbers matching car and that I painted the car its correct Parrot Green colour. It also has these options, radio, heater,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,449
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: Canadian 1946-1948 Mercury 114

Don't know how to enlarge a picture from my avaitor but I can't help but wonder how the workers felt about the different models looked so much alike. There were likely some mistakes made on a Monday...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,583
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: Westach 6 volt tachometer

Could you show the tach installed ? Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,592
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: Scam alert

Great work Ryan. Your're the best.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,015
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: distributor

Hi Frank, are you still on 6 volt ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,750
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: Condenser

It is a Skip's coil.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,750
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: Condenser

In your recent post you mentioned that since most are using modern coils with your condenser it would work fine. If I was to install your condenser and using my original type
coil would it work...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,412
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: Skip's rebuilt coils

Most would myself not so sure.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: 1947 back up light switch bracket

I have a 49/50 backup light bracket and switch that I installed and works on my 47 car.
It just took awhile to figure out how to mount it so it works !!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 73,817
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: New Poll, What Year Fords Do We Own?

1947 Monarch Coupe. It has the original paint colour of Parrot Green metallic.
and is brought back to near factory specs.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,125
Posted By coolcoupe
Re: drum puller

I tried one of these,it was really scary when it flew off !!! Never again.
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