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I had to ask my dad if he wanted to continue with the

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HI I had to ask my dad if he wanted to continue with the conversation and he said yes but I can not figure out how to get back to the pay page.
It is for the 1946 Ford Firetruck 2 ton. Its a flathead v8. It cranked in Arizona during purchase but he towed it to Florida and it will not crank. Maybe wiring came loose? Looking for wiring diagram for this vehicle. He is not getting anything to the power. The plugs are not firing.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Classic Car
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 11 months ago.

Is it the original wiring & 6 Volt battery?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
original wiring. Yes 6 v. Just bought a new battery optima red top
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
It cranked fine but two days later after towing it, it wouldn't crank.
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 11 months ago.

sorry for the delay............
Greetings...... “Hi, I’m Don (akaCustomer and I look forward to helping you!”

thanks for the added info...........
You are aware that the vehicle is "POSITIVE GROUND"....unless someone has changed it
The Positive Battery Connection goes to Ground -
The Negative Battery Connection goes to Starter
Remove Spark Plugs & Turn Engine Crank by hand
There should be a Starter Relay / Solenoid at the Firewall
Check Voltage on the LARGE Battery / Starter Connectors
IF there is Voltage at the LARGE Connectors, test for Voltage on the Small connector, while pressing the Start Button on the dash
Let me know what you find

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Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 11 months ago.


did you need more information?
please respond or rate my answer

thank you

Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 11 months ago.

Hi, I answered your question correctly & as soon as I saw it.
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