Go Back   The Ford Barn > General Discussion > Early V8 (1932-53)

Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-05-2011, 11:10 PM   #201
Henry/Kokomo
Senior Member
 
Henry/Kokomo's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Kokomo, Indiana
Posts: 1,731
Default Re: 1937 No start

Does anyone know "nemw001"? Should we send him a PM? The suspense is killing me.
Henry/Kokomo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2011, 06:38 AM   #202
George/Maine
Senior Member
 
George/Maine's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Mid coast Maine
Posts: 1,878
Default Re: 1937 No start

He maybe putting a Chevy motor in the car and gave up.No update since 9-7-11
Keeps saying 1/2 inch of play in gears.
Now with that said few times.
Two gear should not have that much play.
I have another guess whats wrong,
"The key may have sheared and is moving back and forth."
You would still have timing marks correct,but out of time off 45 degs.
I wonder if thats the engine out of the 40 sedan in Rockland that was for sale for $10,000 and had no dist, wonder why.
George/Maine is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)
Old 10-07-2011, 04:32 PM   #203
alchemy
Senior Member
 
alchemy's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: middle of Iowa
Posts: 338
Default Re: 1937 No start

He's too embarrassed to admit he had it wired wrong after telling us it was right 20 times.
alchemy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2011, 11:19 AM   #204
Hoop
Senior Member
 
Hoop's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Jacksonville FL
Posts: 975
Default Re: 1937 No start

I got a kick out of the thread below. Notice that both Walt and Bubba (edit: and Ken) would not hesitate to file/sand/modify a part to fit ... and nothing wrong with that.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=49928

Just MAYBE "nemw001" used the same approach? Possible? Only with the wrong caps.

(To "Henry/Kokomo": "nemw001" has a website on the internet. I don't think he's actually trying to keep his business a secret. Why he hasn't "closed the loop" on this is a puzzle.)
__________________
"Remember that when it comes to intelligence, half of all of us are below average."

Last edited by Hoop; 10-10-2011 at 02:27 PM. Reason: added Ken
Hoop is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2011, 11:48 AM   #205
JM 35 Sedan
Senior Member
 
JM 35 Sedan's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Near Rising Sun, Maryland
Posts: 9,630
Default Re: 1937 No start

Quote:
Originally Posted by Henry/Kokomo View Post
Does anyone know "nemw001"? Should we send him a PM? The suspense is killing me.
I sent him a PM early on in this post urging him to send his distributor to Bubba. At least he took that advice. I'm not sure we will ever hear "the rest of the story" as Paul Harvey would have said.
__________________
John

"Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts". Albert Einstein
JM 35 Sedan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2011, 03:47 PM   #206
Henry/Kokomo
Senior Member
 
Henry/Kokomo's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Kokomo, Indiana
Posts: 1,731
Default Re: 1937 No start

JM 35 Sedan - I, too, sent him a PM. No answer to date. I agree that we'll not hear the conclusion of this saga.
Henry/Kokomo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2011, 04:45 PM   #207
jimTN
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Powell, TN
Posts: 1,873
Default Re: 1937 No start

Here is something that might add to the confusion. If you go to the service bulletins, p422, Nov 1937, a wire diagram is shown that includes the spark plug wires. It gives 4,2,1,3 (passenger side) 8,7,5,6 (drivers side) with 1-5-4-8-6-3-7-2 firing order. In my opinion, no 1 is not the second plug on the passenger side.........
jimTN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2011, 05:13 PM   #208
George/Maine
Senior Member
 
George/Maine's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Mid coast Maine
Posts: 1,878
Default Re: 1937 No start

From front to back Pass Side 1234,
Drivers Side 5678.
You realy can,t be out of time with dist in place.
There is no need to find TDC.But the caps were wired with the notch down that would be drivers side.If wired that way it on wrong side.Number 1 is pass side if I was put on right with notch up 1234 . I think the tubes can only go one way.
So my Guess the caps are mixed.And to add to this it maybe still not working.
George/Maine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2011, 07:42 PM   #209
Walt Dupont--Me.
Senior Member
 
Walt Dupont--Me.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Gardiner Me.
Posts: 4,200
Default Re: 1937 No start

You guys have got to find something else to do. This guy don't want respond so to h--l with it. Walt
Walt Dupont--Me. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2011, 08:14 PM   #210
JM 35 Sedan
Senior Member
 
JM 35 Sedan's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Near Rising Sun, Maryland
Posts: 9,630
Default Re: 1937 No start

BUT Walt...we just can't sleep at nights wondering what the heck was really wrong....it's one of the biggest unsolved Flathead mysteries in recent Ford Barn history that we just can't let go unsolved. LOLOL
__________________
John

"Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts". Albert Einstein
JM 35 Sedan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2011, 05:14 AM   #211
Hoop
Senior Member
 
Hoop's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Jacksonville FL
Posts: 975
Default Re: 1937 No start

"You guys have got to find something else to do."

Great suggestion, Walt. At 4:00 AM I went outside to clean up some litter from the storm that just came through, cranked up the leaf blower, and the neighbor turned his dogs loose on me.

I came in the house and decided I run the vacuum a little.

Not popular.

The internet is the best way to sit back, relax and have a cup of fresh coffee. I've scanned Craigslist, a little of eBay, and posted on the HAMB.

I find this thread still interesting and the comments made by some of the guys still ... well, instructional and entertaining.

... appears you also keep peeking at it.
__________________
"Remember that when it comes to intelligence, half of all of us are below average."
Hoop is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2011, 07:23 AM   #212
Walt Dupont--Me.
Senior Member
 
Walt Dupont--Me.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Gardiner Me.
Posts: 4,200
Default Re: 1937 No start

THis guy as managed to drive us all crazy. LOL Walt
Walt Dupont--Me. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2011, 07:33 AM   #213
fourtydlx
Senior Member
 
fourtydlx's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: bloomington,ca 92316
Posts: 658
Send a message via Yahoo to fourtydlx
Default Re: 1937 No start

Very interesting?
fourtydlx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2011, 07:35 AM   #214
ken ct
BANNED
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: stratford,ct
Posts: 5,971
Default Re: 1937 No start

Maybe hes so embarrisd by what hes done hes crawled under a rock LOL ken ct.
ken ct is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2011, 07:36 AM   #215
Hoop
Senior Member
 
Hoop's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Jacksonville FL
Posts: 975
Default Re: 1937 No start

Walt, his shop is only about 35 miles from you ......

(We should have thought of this sooner!)
__________________
"Remember that when it comes to intelligence, half of all of us are below average."
Hoop is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2011, 09:48 AM   #216
George/Maine
Senior Member
 
George/Maine's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Mid coast Maine
Posts: 1,878
Default Re: 1937 No start

There is probbly more to this and wants to keep it quite.
This spring there was a 40 sedan in Rockland with no dist wanting $10,000.
I would think for under $200 the guy would have put one in.
I saw the car and its gone now.
Now did the engine get put in another car and now someone else has it.This guy bailed out 9-7-2011
Now with over 6500 hits its like a story with no ending.
With all the help you would think he would respond.
This is a very small area up here.
George/Maine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2011, 10:48 AM   #217
grumpys hot rods
Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 80
Default Re: 1937 No start

ttt
grumpys hot rods is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2011, 01:55 PM   #218
TRUCK_RAT
Member
 
TRUCK_RAT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: TULSA
Posts: 41
Default Re: 1937 No start

Are you kidding me I've just been reading this thread or an hour and the original poster won't reply..... I need a happy ending.
Umm that may have come out wrong.
TRUCK_RAT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2011, 06:43 PM   #219
George/Maine
Senior Member
 
George/Maine's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Mid coast Maine
Posts: 1,878
Default Re: 1937 No start

If you have ever noticed some stupid fixes,hurting there feeling ,and when fixed you never hear from again. The way it is.
George/Maine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2011, 05:34 AM   #220
Hoop
Senior Member
 
Hoop's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Jacksonville FL
Posts: 975
Default Re: 1937 No start

For those of you who have been waiting for a sequel to this thread, "Son of NEMW001" is playing over on the HAMB.

(George and I need help.)

http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/s...light=flathead
__________________
"Remember that when it comes to intelligence, half of all of us are below average."
Hoop is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:04 AM.