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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 101
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: '32 steering box questions ?

The bottom plate has a circular cork gasket/plug. Could be this was all dried out and is now leaking.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 451
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: block quandary

Cam grinder Pete recommended one he gets on EBay for cheap. Send him a PM and see what he says. He’s a great resource.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 451
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: block quandary

I think to reduced it's weight.
Forum: Early V8 10-16-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 88
Posted By Tim Ayers
M.E.C. '32 Ford lower radiator hose "S" kit-aluminum

'32 Ford cast aluminum "S" bend lower radiator hose connections. Made by M.E.C. in Ohio. New, never used. Not sure if he is still making these. Have cast in nipples to add temp senders or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 451
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: block quandary

Agree 100%
Forum: Early V8 10-16-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 55
Posted By Tim Ayers
'33/'34 Anti-chatter or steady rods

Pair of '33/'34 anti-chatter or steady rods. One side of one of the threaded portions is worn where it rests in the block. Should not effect use since their is enough thread on the top part for the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 451
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: block quandary

I'll add some more food for thought.

On my 296 ci build, we wanted to try and reduce friction and wear as much as possible. Went with Ross pistons with metric rings. Since the bore went 3 3/8"...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 888
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Cam Degreeing/Checking Important

Haha. It is pretty crazy all the details that go into doing a engine dead nuts correct.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 888
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Cam Degreeing/Checking Important

As I've mentioned before, I have learned quite a bit having Ronnie build my engine. I was quite surprised to hear that the Potvin cam, as marked, would have been at 119 degrees v. 110.

Just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By Tim Ayers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By Tim Ayers
Boling Bros. drums- Any issues?

Hi All:

Trying to figure out the best way to do up the brakes for my AV8. I have both '40 & later '46 style brakes.

I'm tempted to get their front drums and mount them on the '40 hubs I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Miller Overhead

You need to speak to Joshua Shaw. He is an expert in all things Miller and can set you straight.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Flathead Storage?

Michael from ThirdGen posted some information about a CRC product used to protect metal surfaces during storage.

I've used their SP-400 and it's some heavy duty stuff. Parts needed to be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,362
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Where are you at HERSHEY

Folks,

I'm like a kid waiting for Christmas morning. I can't wait for Hershey!!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 744
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Trying to save a "raised deck" v-8 !!!!!!!

A baseball bat blank cut into the 1/3’s and a BFH are the perfect ram for removing stuck pistons.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,976
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Amount OF TIME TO BUILD YOUR CAR

So true. Never again will I do a project to this level.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,976
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Amount OF TIME TO BUILD YOUR CAR

Too long as well. I think I'm at 15 years on the roadster. Should be done this winter.

New jobs, two children being born, moving and helping out with sports, we're heading towards the home...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,114
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Hershey Weather forecast

Great tips. Car Corral is best left for a night time cruise unless you are looking to buy a specific vehicle.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Bearing dimentions

This is what I was thinking. A work around the problem.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Bearing dimentions

I mean this will all due respect. Have you considered going to digital read out mics? There are some really good ones out there now.
Forum: Early V8 10-01-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 93
Posted By Tim Ayers
BLC 904-A "peculator" headlights- great shape

Pair of BLC 904-A "peculator" headlights for sale. Super nice shape. A few dings in the buckets, but no rust out at all. They appear to still have their original black paint.

From the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,163
Posted By Tim Ayers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: '39 LZ transmission case- Any better?

Thanks, Mac.

Interested about the shorter throws. I would be putting 26 tooth LZ's in this case so that may be an advantage. Are there any known issues with the side shift mechanism that I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By Tim Ayers
'39 LZ transmission case- Any better?

I thought I remember reading something about how a '39 LZ trans case (Side shift with the wacky long stick) was stronger than a conventional "78-style" case.

Is this accurate?

It may also...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: 2x2 carburettor adaptor

Very cool. How much are they going for?
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