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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-19-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By Steves55
Now that it's strating to really warm up in...

Now that it's strating to really warm up in Florida, I will take her out and see how it goes. Between the 1/2 inch carb spacer and the float adjustment, I think I will be good to go. I also drive a...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-18-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 851
Posted By Steves55
Although my 55 has 6 volt electric wipers which...

Although my 55 has 6 volt electric wipers which really work good, my 46 Ford coupe has vacuum wipers and at first, I was lucky if they made one revolution. I injected some 3 & 1 oil in the wiper...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-18-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By Steves55
Update

38 Coupe's recommendation of adjusting the float level sure made a difference. I lucked out and got it adjusted right the first time (which usually doesn't happen):D Here is a new photo with the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-18-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By Steves55
Here is a photo of my carb; from what you have...

Here is a photo of my carb; from what you have shared it sounds like the float may be set too high. If so, is there a way to adjust without removing from the manifold?
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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-17-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By Steves55
No problems during running so it doesn't seem to...

No problems during running so it doesn't seem to be a coil/condenser issue. I'll try flooring it before cranking and see what happens. Once she fires-up, everything is good to go.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-17-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By Steves55
I have a Holley 1904 glass bowl carb and since...

I have a Holley 1904 glass bowl carb and since there is fuel already present, would an electric pump benefit? It pretty much behaves the same way once heat sink sets-in.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-17-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By Steves55
Stubborn 223 Start-Ups

When cold, my stock 223 I-6 fires right up and runs great at normal op temp of 160. However after shutting down and trying restart after 10 minutes, it sometimes takes several to a whole bunch of...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-14-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By Steves55
Pertronix for 223 Six

Is there anyone that has converted to the Pertonix electronic ignition on their 223 I-6 with a 6 volt positive ground? If so, any improvements? Thanks. Steve
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-13-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By Steves55
Good for you-that's what they are meant for. ...

Good for you-that's what they are meant for. She's a real beauty and quite rare. Have fun and hope you find all the parts you need. You may want to also post want ads on the HAMB and Fordbarn as...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-13-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By Steves55
Update...the leak stopped.

Good news, I was able to resolve the leak. It kept troubling me thinking why all of a sudden the cannister was acting up so I retraced all my steps and came to the conclusion that when I switched...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-12-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By Steves55
No problem. I "think" P/N FIL 4124 is the one...

No problem. I "think" P/N FIL 4124 is the one but will confirm with Napa tommorow.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-12-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By Steves55
I found many varations in their website-now to...

I found many varations in their website-now to narrow it down.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-12-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By Steves55
I think I will pay NAPA a visit. I checked their...

I think I will pay NAPA a visit. I checked their website but couldn't locate it; anyone recall the P/N?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-12-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By Steves55
On the bottom rim. No double gasket-just one...

On the bottom rim. No double gasket-just one against block. Every other time I have done this, no problems. I'm a bit stumped here. Thanks.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-12-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
Posted By Steves55
Also make sure the nut that secures the glass...

Also make sure the nut that secures the glass bowl is tight. Ask me how I know? :)
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