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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 856
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Re: Joe’s Antique Auto

Always a pleasure!!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-11-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: 1955 Ford Fairlane rear leaf springs

Does the 56 convertible require a heavier rear leaf spring???
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-18-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,965
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: 292 312 Ford Engine

What is a ECZ 9425B intake manifold?
Forum: Late V8 07-09-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By svmsr1044
56 Power Brake Booster

Need power brake booster, bracket, and related parts to convert from standard to power brakes 56 Ford Fairlane, original, useable parts only. Thank you
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-29-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By svmsr1044
56 Fairlane Power Steering

Is there a filter in the power steering fluid reservoir? If so, part # ? Is ATF type F correct for trans and power steering?
Thank you
Steve
Forum: Late V8 06-27-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 344
Posted By svmsr1044
Air cleaner

WANTED: correct air cleaner for 56 Fairlane 292 4 barrel
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By svmsr1044
Mitchell in 46-48 car

If you have a Mitchell overdrive in a 46-48 car, are you using the 26.6% or the 36.6% unit? What is your differential ratio? (mine is 3:78) What do you recommend? Anyone know what the overdrive ratio...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,118
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By svmsr1044
47 Super Deluxe Dash Color

I know that the 47 Super Deluxe closed car dash color is gray metallic and the formula reference no. is 35861KM. My questions are these:

1.What should the gloss level be?? (gloss, semi...
Forum: Early V8 03-28-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 365
Posted By svmsr1044
Windshield divider

Need a stainless steel windshield divider for a 42-48 Ford car. Must be in good useable condiction.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By svmsr1044
Words of wisdom

Does anyone have some words of wisdom from first hand experience on installing a windshield in a 47 car with stainless trim?? I have new glass and new rubber seal. I have never done a w/s that has...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By svmsr1044
Highway Speed

Can any of you that have a stock flathead V-8 with a Fordomatic (51-53), tell me what a comfortable highway cruising speed you can get is?
Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By svmsr1044
Vacuum Reading Revisited

I have an 8ba with an Isky 77b cam (not my choice), otherwise stock. It is tuned properly. At idle, it pulls 16 with a slight flutter on the vacuum gage. Is this reasonably normal for a mild cam...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,569
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: Vacuum reading opinion

What effect on vacuum reading and/or timing would a mild cam such as an Isky 77B have on an otherwise stock 8ba?


Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,360
Posted By svmsr1044
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: Flathead Spark Plug Wires

I’m asking because I am using suppression wires on the 8ba in my 47 coupe because of radio interference. BTW, it has been converted to 12 volts if that makes any difference. The suppression wires did...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: Flathead Spark Plug Wires

Is there any reason noise suppression spark plug wires shouldn’t be used for a stock 8ba engine???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,136
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: 1948 Super Deluxe Ignition (?) Woes

Ground cable to firewall connection??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,021
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: Which flywheel ???

Thank you all for the helpful responses. This morning I ordered a new flywheel from Mac VP, hopefully this will solve my problem. Again, thanks to all!!

Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,021
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: Which flywheel ???

Mac, sounds good, check your email
Steve
Forum: Early V8 07-13-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 431
Posted By svmsr1044
Flywheel "long shot"...

Need an 8ba flywheel with good ring gear, and drilled for 10" clutch
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,021
Posted By svmsr1044
Which flywheel ???

I am installing an 8ba/8RT engine in my 47 Ford coupe. I will be using the original 47 transmission and 10 inch clutch. I have all the necessary parts for the conversion except a correct flywheel....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 380
Posted By svmsr1044
Shout out for Barn member/vendor

I recently purchased some delicate items from the “Rod Father” who advertises in the swap meet section. What a pleasant experience! The parts were as described, they were packaged with care, and were...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By svmsr1044
Fenton headers in 47 coupe

Anyone have Fenton headers in a 46-48 Ford car? How well do they fit? Any steering box clearance issues? Any modifications needed?
Thanks, Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 977
Posted By svmsr1044
Re: Fan To Hose Clearance On 40

Maybe the hose that is close to the fan is installed upside down. The 40 lower rad hoses have a top and bottom.
Steve
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