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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 274
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Serpentine System for Flatheads

The March website says they are using the power steering pump to tension the system. I think that is the pulley in the middle where the fan hub is usually located. One of those idlers should...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 180
Posted By Zeke3
Re: NOS 48-7006 Transmission Case

I think that is a stamped number, not a cast number. I don't think you could get that resolution from a sand casting.

That doesn't address why that number is on there though.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Traded for a French Flathead Block

George McNicholl documented the build of a blown French flathead in his book, "How To Build Ford Flathead V-8 Horsepower", if that would be of any help.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Which way does this go?

I have a '37 coupe and the trunk seal goes on the body, not the trunk lid. I think it goes in like you are holding it, the right side goes toward the trunk opening and the left side toward the body,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 789
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Maiden voyage accomplished!

Beautiful car, I enjoyed looking through your album on this project. Fantastic!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Bead roller stand

Looking good Ralph. Be sure to update us as you progress.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 822
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Need encouragement head replacement

You will need hardened washers for the aluminum heads. The washers aren't needed with the cast iron heads.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By Zeke3
Re: 30s Ford plant video

Thanks for posting the link to this great video. I especially like the section that shows the train cars stacked with frames being moved to the assembly line.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By Zeke3
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 13,183
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

TJ, I will follow up on that tip.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 13,183
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

Kube, thank you for the additional information. I remembered you had said earlier in the thread about plastic bead blasting the sheet metal. I was not aware of the limitation this process not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 13,183
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

So, how do you treat the small rust spots, spot sandblast or chemically?

I would also like to see more pictures of the tailpan and toolbox replacement. I have that repair to deal with on my '37...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,721
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Wrecked 34 phaeton

Yeah, but I can't tell if he is signalling a right turn or a left turn.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Cleaning running boards

Hmmmm, this sounds like a scene from the movie, "World's Fastest Indian", about another Kiwi, Burt Munro. Burt supposedly used shoe polish to get his old tires past the tech inspectors. I really...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By Zeke3
Re: 02022020

I think that calls for a beer to celebrate. I know the "Big" game hasn't started yet, but what the heck.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,958
Posted By Zeke3
Re: What in Tarnation?

Cummins bought Onan in the late '80's and the 6AT engine was part of that deal. I worked on 4BT automotive applications and knew some of the Onan engineers well at that time. I think the 6AT was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,270
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Broke down

Looks like Bonnie and Clyde left it there. I thought the burro broke down. Your plan sounds solid to me, good luck with getting the dwell set correctly.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By Zeke3
Re: 1933 transmisson floor cover

My 1937 passenger car trans cover measured 0.0435 thickness. I used 18 gauge to repair the top of it where it had been modified and it worked great.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 830
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Allen Syncrograph Model E-316 Looking Info & Parts

Ziggster, I have not seen one of these and probably never will, but have enjoyed the information. Thanks for taking us along as you become more familiar with this machine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 909
Posted By Zeke3
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 909
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Large axle nuts

I didn't know there should be a gasket under the washer. I think I see it in the 1937 Chassis Parts List, but it is not identified with a part number. What type of material is it made of?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,152
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Vibration - rumble

I have never seen a clutch hub loose by design. It looks like the center of the clutch plate may have failed also.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,552
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Which Cam

Kiwi, that is a sweet sounding engine and the cars looks great also. I was thinking that would make some inspirational background music for the shop.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 914
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Problem with front axle made of a mixture of parts.

Matt on Iron Trap Garage shows how to drop the steering arms on the 1939 Forgotten Hot Rod project episode 13. The steering arm work begins at the 8:25 mark....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By Zeke3
Re: Turbo encabulator(might not be a ford product)

A little snow helps you meet the neighbors.
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