LOGIN
  • Post to the EFV-8 Forum
  • Post Classified Ads
  • Shop the Online Store
User Login

Not Registered Yet? Click Here to Sign Up!



(Forgot your Password?)
Remember me on this computer

Not registered yet?
REGISTER NOW!

Back to Home Page Show Forum Rules

Early Ford V-8 Club Forum

FORUM RULES: Users agree to these Rules when using Forum.

The site administrator reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of the user agreement without prior notice to the user. It is the responsibility of the user to regularly review the terms of this agreement.

The user agrees to the following terms:

  1. All information that you provide to us for your membership is correct.
  2. You will not use your membership to spam, harrass, or exploit other members in any way.
  3. Vulgar, Abusive, Racist and Sexist Language will not be tolerated.
  4. Commercial-type sales postings will not be allowed.
  5. No mass posting or flooding of the boards is allowed.
  6. No Advertising of parts or cars; no Ebay or business/commercial ads (please use the "Classified" for ads Wanted or For Sale).
  7. VIEWING MULTIPLE TOPICS ON SCREEN: You can choose to see more than 10 Topics at a time ... Log In and choose "Preferences" from the top bar on the Forum page. Scroll down and Change the "Default Topics Returned" parameter to 25 or 50, and save the changes. Since this setting is stored in your browser 'cookies' (if enabled), it seems to use that stored value even if you are not logged in. So, if you use a PC that you haven't logged into the forum from, the setting still seem to remain at the default.
  8. EXTERNAL PHOTO LINKS ON FORUM: You can still use external photo links in your posts on the new forum. They follow the rules of any link in that they have to have the URL link qualified down to the full image file name (example: .jpg). The links will open in a new browser window, the same as an uploaded image attached to a post. Since an image attachment to any post does not display inline with the post, the results are the same. You can use multiple external links within a post. This link is from photos on a site from Don Clink's 'Deuce@75' albums:

    http://donclink.com/deuce_75_1/images/dscn2950.jpg

    Using links from photo sites such as Photobucket can help in "size" issue with uploaded attachment files. For best viewing in web browsers, photos should be around the 800x600 pixel range, and probably not more than 1024x768. Most cameras today store HUGE jpg image files, as the default settings are in the 7, 8, 10, and 12Mb image sizes. The image files that are then attached are very large, and the browser can't display the full image size without using the scroll bars. Use the re-sizing functions of your photo editing software to reduce the image to 800x600, which reduces the file sixe and the image load time in the browser. Don uses Google's free Picassa3 software, which is an excellent photo management product. All of the photo albums of the Deuce, Grand National, and Auburn that are links on the NORG site were built using Picassa's web creation functions. And it's free? (THANKS to Don Clink for the info!)
  9. HOW DO I SHOW MY EMAIL ADDRESS ALONG WITH MY USERNAME? You can LogIn on the Forum, and select PREFERENCES. On this page Members can add optional information such as their City,State, Country; Occupation; Hobbies: list a Homepage; list AOL Instant Messanger Handle; Signature; "Make Email Address viewable to others;" and even change the number of Default Topics shown on a page. WHEN others click on your profile, they will see this information.

EFV-8 Club Forum / 1932 Ford Discussion / recommendations for reference books.

   Reply to this DiscussionReply to Discussion | Start new discussionNew Discussion << previous || next >> 
Posted By Discussion Topic: recommendations for reference books.

Printer-friendly Version  send this discussion to a friend  new posts last

jim5618
11-23-2010 @ 10:24 AM
New Member
Posts: 137
Joined: Oct 2010
          
I have the 1932 ford book. I was wondering what other shop type manuals are worth getting. There looks to be a lot of reproduced stuff out there and I don't want to get a bunch of junk. I am mainly looking for basic repair manual type documents. how ot rebuild a carb for example...

ford38v8
11-23-2010 @ 8:27 PM
Senior
Posts: 2381
Joined: Oct 2009
          
Jim, Ford Service Bulletins are good, and available in reprint from the usual suspects. Also excellent is MotoRs Manuals, but unfortunately, they go back only to 1935, so they would be of limited value to you. Sorry I can't help you further.

Alan

CharlieStephens
11-23-2010 @ 8:51 PM
Senior
Posts: 815
Joined: Oct 2009
          
Jim,

I can't put my finger on the name of the book (there may be a couple of them) but go to the Model A section of fordbarn.com and post your question. There is a book on rebuilding the Model A carburetors that also covers the Model B's. Any other examples?

Charlie Stephens

jim5618
06-21-2011 @ 7:38 AM
New Member
Posts: 137
Joined: Oct 2010
          
Anyone have a good source for directions for rebuilding 32 fuel pumps or distributors? The service manual doesn't have a lot of detail. For example how does the diaphram come off? do the disks seperate some how?

3w2
06-21-2011 @ 9:07 PM
Senior
Posts: 506
Joined: Oct 2009
          
Jim,

I suspect that no other source would give you as much information about the '32 fuel pumps and how to rebuild them than the 5-page treatise on the subject beginning on page 84 of the December, 1932 "Ford Service Bulletin". There are exploded illustrations of every part of both the upper and lower portions of the pump and instructions covering both the disassembly and assembly of the pumps.

Apart from thorough cleaning and replacement of obviously worn parts like the rocker arm and the pin that it pivots on, the secret to a good rebuild is a diaphragm made of modern material that will stand up to today's gasoline ingredients and a serious gasket between the top cover and the upper body of the pump.

Dave

jim5618
06-22-2011 @ 11:28 AM
New Member
Posts: 137
Joined: Oct 2010
          
Dave,

I am in the process of getting the service manuals. I am mainly trying to figure out how the diaphram comes off and goes on.

<< previous || next >> 


NOTE: YOU MUST BE A REGISTERED USER AND BE LOGGED IN TO POST (and reply to) messages in this forum. If you are a first time user, please click the CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT in the masthead above to register and Log In. After that, all you do is LOG IN to enjoy using this site.

DISCLAIMER: The V-8 Club does no independent testing of any of the opinions, thoughts or suggestions presented in the website on the Forum, in the Tech Tips section, or any section. A reader should consider the website to be a forum wherein differing solutions to a particular set of circumstances may be discussed. Ultimately, the selection of an item for an individual's vehicle must be based upon the independent study of the vehicle owner in consultation with people in the hobby and restoration experts.


EFV-8 Club Forum Home | Back to Home Page | Contact the Webmaster

Copyright © 2009 - EFV-8.org
Powered by < CF FORUM > v.2.1