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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Would you run this oil pump?

That rod bearing has worn through the tin overlay bearing material into the copper underlay, time to replace it. How is the crank journal ?

Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Would you run this oil pump?

Gear teeth are worn through the hardening.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 755
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: How bad is this crack?

I would take the other option, cut out the damaged section and replace.
My experience has been that those fatigue cracks tend to spider web and the
metal in that area is fatigued and will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,069
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Parasitic Drain?

I have to disagree with " a well functioning unit will have no draw at all."
A brand new alternator will have a minimal draw.

Diodes do not resist backflow 100% nor do they conduct current...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By bbrocksr
Lawson, How are you doing?

Hi Lawson ,
How's the progress on those shackle bushings?
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Flathead Machine shop in Kansas City area?

They are just going to bore the existing cylinders oversize unless you tell them to do something different.

Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: King pin

No problem if you have access to kingpin reamer.
A kingpin reamer is a precision reamer that is long enough to go through both bushings at the same time. They are kind of expensive but nice to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Battery Switch Wires

I have to disagree with " it will make no difference which side is disconnected ". If you put the switch in the cable to the starter when the switch is off the cable to the switch and the switch...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By bbrocksr
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2021, 02:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: KR Wilson spring spreader continued, sort of

Lawson, You've got too much upward pressure on the shackles. Leave the stands under the frame, put a wheel jack under the front axle and remove those stands and then slowly lower the axle until the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 801
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Flexible Metal Brake Line

You are not alone, I just finished my 36 pickup in plain steel. The easiest way is not necessarily the best way.
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: front brakes

The ID of new drums is 11"". New cast iron brake drums should be turned no less than .090"" or to a diameter of 10.910""

I wonder who is writing the catalog for Snyders?
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,325
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Columbia vs Mitchell overdrive

Depends on what you want, Mitchell is probably better, Columbia is probably more original.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 6V boost from 12

If the bumpers touch both car frames become one frame, the 6 volt is positive ground and the 12 volt is negative ground and you've grounded them to the same frame. So in reality you've hooked a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 6V boost from 12

I think he means don't let the bumpers touch when jumping battery to battery with different polarity. It would definitely cause big sparks.

Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Just curious x 2

I'm going to have to disagree with the statement " there is not enough material to mill off to make a difference " The counterbore over the piston is about an 1/8" deep , You can mill about .100 ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,334
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: KR Wilson spring spreader

Yes, if you spread it far enough to change the angle of the shackle the pressure is reduced. Spreading it farther won,t help much.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,027
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 1933 transmission tower plunger

Doesn't that plunger and spring setup go between the shift rails ? you have to
slide one shift rail out to install.
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,089
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Mystery Engine Knock

After you've been on here a few years and you get tired of the "professionals " picking your posts apart you'll be sending private messages too.

Marshall has more Model A experience than most of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 573
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: difference between 1936 and 1939 frames

They are similar, Anything to do with brake mounting holes are different, rear transmission mounting holes are different, lots of little things.
A lot of people say they're interchangeable and they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2021, 12:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: block stamping ID

Could still be rebuilt, the steel sleeves were replaceable.

Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,710
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Economical and effective hydraulic brake conversion.

This is the best advice you're going to get!
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 877
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Wilson Welding backing plates

That elongated hole was the deciding factor in my decision to use Boling Bros backing plates. The shoes center up nicely.

Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 646
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 1939 Ford exhaust options

Get the headers and complete kit from Red's. Very close fit, minor trimming.

Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Update on Removing Broken Head Bolt

Good plan, and then i would use a stud and nut with loctite or sealer instead of a bolt making sure to engage all the threads.
Bill
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