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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By Lawrie
Re: gearbox thrust washer

OK Ted I will shoot him an e/mail
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By Lawrie
gearbox thrust washer

Any one seen one of these thrust washers and know where to get one.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By Lawrie
fuel economy

I have noticed these last few trips away in our 33 the fuel usage has gone up,
it used to be able to manage 18 ltrs per 100 klms easily,but has lately been all over 20L / 100.
So I did a bit of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Relocating condenser

Lawson, I use a Malory one mounted on a little bracket I made on the top front cam gear cover bolt just behind the dist,
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Why use hammer on full floating rod inseerts?

I too ruined a set of 020x004 floater way back by just fitting them and then wondered why at 7000 miles some knocked,lucky I had bought two sets,then read up on how to install them,the spare set has...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Made for 33 Fords

Yes Keith,we are at Winton for a few days,
How did you op go.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By Lawrie
Made for 33 Fords

The roads out here are just made for our old 33,
We have been away to the Mt Isa Rodeo, the biggest one outside the USA.
After a week there we are heading home on roads like these,
Today 307 miles...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By Lawrie
Re: scissors lifts

I agree with not buying an off shore one,Aussie made are first class ,mate bought an offshore one from chxxx,first lift it came unstuck and tipped his F100 off it ,my son bought an Aussie made Molnar...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Rear wheel bearings

Kevin, I have made up a modification to the rear bearings that use two NU 1010 roller bearings, a fair bit of matching ,but at least there is an alternative when the old ford bearings dry up.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Roy Nacewicz

Micheal,hope you are right,
Your 3rd gen supplied m with a new RH gearset for our 33 steering box,it’s a pleasure to drive now,1000miles out west in it at the moment on some rough roads and lots of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Rear wheel bearings

Kevin,the ones with soft end plates WILL let the rollers eat into the end plates,then the little pin part of the roller will eat into the hub and generate a pile of hard filings that will turn the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Rear wheel bearings

This is coming out of Mary Kathleen, the old urianium mine the other day.a lot of low gear work driving around there
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Rear wheel bearings

Also, the early v8 used the same roller as the A,
If you look in the green bible you will see when the V8s went to the smaller roller brg,they uses a sleave in the hub,and the same seal as the A ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Rear wheel bearings

Arnold, the hubs on the 33/34 are as hard as the bearing on the trumpet,
If I was home I could shoot you my drawings to use the nu 1010 rollers,
But we are at Mt Isa for the rodeo in the 33
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Coolant drama

Wild life outside our van this morning,love ly fine day here in Longreach,rest day today,
local copper paid us a visit,he was doing a drive by in the caravan park and saw the back of the 33...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Coolant drama

Will get some pics later when we head off again on Monday
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Coolant drama

The roo,s are often in plague numbers,the meat is suposed to be very healthy and the hides make nice stuff.
The mirrors sit on a little angle bracket that slips down beside the glass and the strap...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Coolant drama

Rob,about 50ks east of longreach.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Coolant drama

Keith that’s the roo shooter
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Coolant drama

We left our overnight spot this morning,car ran great,but at a road works stop sign it stalled and tOok a good crank to restart, this was unusual, so later when looking for a good photo...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 781
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 1934 v8

Blocked breather cap
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Coolant drama

Rob,to the Mt Isa rodeo,about 3500klms round trip
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By Lawrie
Coolant drama

We are away in our 33 for 3 weeks, it has been going great these last months,
But the day before we left I had the bright idea of dropping out the water and replacing it with the green coolant that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 552
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 32 stock v8 tudor steering very hard

As well, take the tie rod and drag link ends apart,check the balls are round clean and grease all parts,as the others said,jack the car up and grease the king pins while turning from lock to lock,and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 552
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 32 stock v8 tudor steering very hard

Also use corn head grease in the box,it made the steering easier than when I filled it with gear oil in my 33
Lawrie
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