The Jalopy Journal
I would use the Delphi 600 box. the original Ford box is iffy at best and why speed good money on top of iffy.
One of four things when you have an idle-low speed over heat. Thermostat sticking, air pocket, water pump has poor circulation do to the impeller...
Well, most smaller items are done on a Bridgeport. I think on something that large a Styrofoam backer to hold the panel firmly mounted on some saw...
Thanks for taking us along on your trips Bob. It allows me to travel with out leaving the shop. Look forward to the rest of you adventure.
We use the ratio of one pint of kerosene to 2 gallons of gas for very low compression motors. Stuff from the 20.s and earlier, the were designed...
You could have a body mount rubber that has collapsed under the B-post. The latch/ striker could be worn out.
The plug is aluminum and will crumble if not careful and there is no replacement that i have found
3 1/2 HP briggs or a Chinese copy
Your changes will work quit well.
A 1949-53 Buick 263 straight 8. Insert bearings on the crank and rods. Light weight( for its day) casting of the block. Same size as the earlier...
Very good people.
Wow! Clean for a Minnesota car. Tail light lenses too.;)
I have overhauled them in the past. i install bronze oilite bushings in the centers and new pins. Rebuilding door hinges is 20% of my business. I...
Ford/Mercury bent the door hinges to adjust them. to raise the top of the door they would place a block of wood in the area of the lower door...
I stock the 49-50 Ford and the 51 Ford pans in limited numbers and I have a hard time getting them. The wait is worth it. The best you can buy....
I do not think it is a Binder (international) of the 345-392 size. They had a central thermostat housing and a single upper hose.
It goes like this. Top side under radiator: bolt (head), washer, support, rubber, frame, spring, thick washer, nut(locking).
X 2 Stretch the weld zone. Do not work the rest of the panel, it has not changed shape. the welds shrunk not the panel.
Richmond 5 and 6 speeds
On the Fords and the Mercurys and the Lincolns they bent the door hinges to align the doors at the factory. Put a block of wood in the bottom hing...
Yes you should and any others should too. Federal offense.
Here are a few I have done.
Engages the vacuum for the vacuum operated clutch. They worked poorly and most were removed soon after purchase. My 48 had it. I have the valve...
This latest version of Hot Rod is just a mess. Perfect for the ADD customer.
Will be right behind Parts dog
Thursday morning I believe is the surfing contest. I will not be there this year other obligations to take care of.
Saw cut it out of alum. bar stock. Use a router to soften the edges and tap and thread for studs. Buff out. At a later date she can have it...
Mike Nickols in Mich. does 40 Fords
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