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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Replacing rings on 1 piston on 8ba

Fast check of bore w dial calipers is 3.310”-3.314” for tings
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Pulling engine

Im will be buying a new Thrust bearing from Vsnpeltsales.com I’ll call first& get their recommendation for best one! Have played w my ‘35 for 5 yrs now & been on the Barn about the same I know I can...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By AnthonyG
Angry Re: Pulling engine

Fyi, even though still aggravated having to deal w bad ring in a cyl on an engine a professional builder built 2000 miles ago, Iím glad I pulled the engine now. As I noticed centrifugal grease...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Pulling engine

Got it out no prob. Hydraulic jack under bell side of Tranny. Slight upper move aligned & slid right out. Hanging on cherry picker 4 now. Pulled off starter & Bell housing. Need longer 7/16” bolts to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Pulling engine

Engine got stuck coming out on spline, gave up tonite but will loosen Tranny mount a bit tomorrow & Jack Tranny front a bit.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Pulling engine

Edited after reading V8COOPMAN
Thx, got it. The starter & starter plate was the area I was concerned about.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By AnthonyG
Question Pulling engine

Hey all, question of convenience, Pa. guy, itís cold & no heat in garage so wanna be out there at a min, lol! Iím ready to pull engine in Ď35 w Ď49 8BA While putting engine in no interior w floor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Replacing rings on 1 piston on 8ba

Hoping itís obvious!!! Iíd hate to see again after this effort:eek:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Replacing rings on 1 piston on 8ba

I thought Oil pressure was always weird but been told it’s normal for a Flatty. Runs from 15psi up to 45psi w higher rpm’s
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Replacing rings on 1 piston on 8ba

Initially thought it was spark plug knock as engine runs rough when it occurred. Increase revs a bit it diminishes. Comes & goes. When audible engine puffing smoke increased. Didnít want to keep...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By AnthonyG
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Engine Made in the Stand

Will b interesting 2 follow. Ur Flatty has bell housing is cast on engine type as all pre ‘49’s R, Ur pic’s made me think I might be able to mount my 8BA the same using mounted bell to bolt to my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Engine Made in the Stand

Will b interesting 2 follow. Ur Flatty has bellhusing cast on engine as all pre ‘49’s do, Ur pic’s made me think I might be able to mount my 8BA w use mounted bell to bolt to my indexing engine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Replacing rings on 1 piston on 8ba

Hereís the story on the engine, purchased from United Specialists Engines in Wichita Ka. In 2013 w 12,000 2yr warranty. I have approx 2000 miles on it, I know a lot of u guys driveíem a lot more but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Replacing rings on 1 piston on 8ba

Thx Ggmac & kjvma131, I'll let u know but right now I haven't got far enough to check. I know its an 8ba w a Merc crank so think it's 255ci which should put bores at min 3.1875"-Max 3.2775. I had...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By AnthonyG
Question Replacing rings on 1 piston on 8ba

Anyone know if I can get the rings and rod bearing for one piston any where? C&R & Speedway only sells as sets for all 8.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,059
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Rhythmic smoke puffing out of oil input breather cap

After checking cylinders from top side (Suspect cyl looked fine as did all on right side) replaced head gasket reassembled ran a few times & issue remained the same. Still had odd compression...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 511
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Happy Thanksgiving to all!

��thx back at u all
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,074
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Making an old radiator grill look good

Iím sure it was just sarcastic humor from Tom:o
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Correct Head torque

I’ve had a loose nut behind the controls for years, can’t figure out how to fix it, :eek: :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Intake reinstall?

Goood reply as usual Olí Ron,:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Correct Head torque

Thx Flatjack9 & Terry, again sorry to change direction of thread:o
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Correct Head torque

Not meaning to steal thread but recently installed the right bank head on an 8BA. Thought about the sealant hardening & Ole Ronís instructions to torque then heat cycle 3 times & retorque. I used the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Intake reinstall?

Thx, done deal. Did dry. Surfaces were clean & flat. Will fire up tomorrow.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By AnthonyG
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