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About c49er

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    Mechanic/welder do it all-er
  1. signal flasher

    You are using #1158 bulbs correct? These dual filament bulbs can be installed either way. They are not indexed so they can be installed in the wrong position... park or tail lamp position instead of T/signal position. The park and or tail lamp bulb would be super bright... which it should not be. Only the turn signal filament will be bright. The sockets are real clean... no rewiring done... IE plastic covered wire or poorly done rewire? A weak ground to the light housing can cause this or a weak new chinese replacement flasher. I would carefully jumper ground each light socket/housing with the turn signal on to check for a weak light housing or light socket ground issue. The light will immediately get brighter and a fast strong blink if it's a ground issue.
  2. The C39 NewYorkers didn't use a remote mount booster... in fact none was used till 1949 straight "8" cars. The firewall mounted booster looks to be a 1954-57 Ford product. T-Birds used that booster too.
  3. 1948 Dodge brakes

    If the fluid level drops down slightly when pushing the pedal down and comes back up when releasing said pedal there is either air in the system or... the shoes don't fit the drums 100%. The shoes might be not be centered in the drums too. The shoes will flex to try to fit tight against the drums causing a soft pedal.
  4. Some of the internal gears interchange. The oil pump design is different between 1946-48 and 1949-53 transmissions. That is the reason for some internal parts interchange issues.
  5. 1948 Dodge brakes

    Special Bubble flare tube ends are used on some Japanese and European cars.
  6. 1948 Dodge brakes

    Almost look like crushed "Bubble Flare" ends. I've made up many brake lines for all Mopars 30's thru 60's. All 45 degree flare in steel and stainless. No issues.
  7. 1948 Dodge brakes

    That seller did you a lot of good selling bunko brake lines.
  8. Those are the cars he supply's NOS and used parts for.
  9. Call Neil Riddle.......... (206) 285-6534 Please give me an A+ after purchase!
  10. big cube flathead sixes

    A line up of several of the Mopar flatheads from a 230 six cyl. 23" engine to the biggest 413 six cylinder 30" flathead. #1 Front 230 plymouth 23" engine #2 Chrysler 265 Six 25" engine #3 Chrysler 323 Eight cylinder engine #4 1953 Dodge truck 413 six cylinder 30" engine.... bigger and heavier than any Mopar flathead ever built.. over 1000lbs.
  11. The 1948 deSoto uses an M-5 transmission..... completely different than your 1950 M-6 transmission. Externally/ dimensionally and electrically different. Two pics of the early M-5 and a pic of later styles of 1950 M-6 transmissions external and internal E-Brakes.
  12. Ever hear of this stuff?

    Course valve grinding paste does the same.
  13. Fluid drive transmission for 1950 Desoto

    Here are pictures of two "late" serial # 1950 desoto S14 and a late C48 1950 Chrysler M-6 transmission. The late serial 1950 DeSoto and Chrysler cars switched to an internal two shoe E-brake on the transmission.... shoes are inside the drum. Early 1950 cars have the external E-brake band on the transmission brake drum. Each type requires a different E-brake cable. Generally to tell an early serial# car from a late car look at the fan belt...early cars use a 3/4" wide fan belt.....external E-brake band and drum Late cars use a 1/2" fan belt..........Internal two shoe type e-brake... Then the drum also has attached the U-joint companion flange.... DeSoto and Chrysler use different type U-joints! Cheaper and easier to fix your trans or what ever your problem is than just hunt parts till you know for sure what the trouble issue is.
  14. Fluid drive transmission for 1950 Desoto

    Take a piece of garden hose or a long screw driver or stick and touch the end to what you want to hear... have the other end against your ear. It will make the noise very pronounced when you are close to the problem area.
  15. Input shaft bearings or countershaft bearings. Trans will have to come apart and all bearings including free wheeling countershaft bearings and roller bearings.