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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By JSeery
Re: flathead quearion

And then it was an option.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By JSeery
Re: Covid19

His profile says his last activity on the Barn was 12-1-2019. So, about 4 months ago.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By JSeery
Re: Who lightens flywheels? Looking for a shop

What rear end gears are you running?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 643
Posted By JSeery
Re: Brake flaring tool & tube straightener suggestions

I use a flare tool similar to the one Eastwood sales. Love it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By JSeery
Re: 1949 6 volt coil

Would depend on the resistance of the coil. They sell different ones, I just checked and some are .6 ohms and some are 3.0 ohms. They also have a .32 ohm coil. If it is the 1.5 ohm coil (which is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 884
Posted By JSeery
Re: Still vibrating but better

You never posted how the rear axle is installed, what supports it?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,364
Posted By JSeery
Re: Need for early condensers?

Agreed, and that would be the spec's I would be looking for in a reproduction.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By JSeery
Re: Good coil

It somewhat depends on how everything set up. With a by-pass wired up when the starter is energized full voltage is applied to the coil. Cranking the starter lowers the voltage to the coil and the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By JSeery
Re: Good coil

Bosh coils seem to have a good rep.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,364
Posted By JSeery
Re: Need for early condensers?

That's what engineers are for, if it was simple anyone could and would be doing it! The best reference point is to look at what the factory engineers did. They spent a lot of time, money, effort and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,364
Posted By JSeery
Re: Need for early condensers?

There is more to this than protecting the points. The condenser and the coil form an LC circuit.

"The LC circuit produces a damped, oscillating current which bounces energy between the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By JSeery
Re: How tight is tight and how loose is loose

The belts only need to be tight enough to prevent slippage.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By JSeery
Re: Electrical question on horn on 36

Just a better way to do it, same reason Ford started using them. BUT, it will work as well as the original 36 horns do wired direct.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 850
Posted By JSeery
Re: Alternator or not?

That should answer the question, go with a generator.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By JSeery
Re: Electrical question on horn on 36

Sure you can hook up an auxiliary horn, but there are a number of considerations. Is your car 6v or 12v for one. The original horn(s) were direct wired from the starter switch hot terminal. You...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By JSeery
Re: gear ratio

Look at a speed vs rpm calculator. You can change tire size or rear axle ratio.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 755
Posted By JSeery
Re: Timing procedure on 59AB?

Several threads on that topic and a video (Mart).
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 884
Posted By JSeery
Re: Still vibrating but better

So how is it mounted?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,095
Posted By JSeery
Re: Well...this ain't good

Need to be careful with the torque values if using a lubricant such as anti-seize. Most torque values are dry and it is easy to over torque when using a lubricant! As a kid I torqued spark plugs...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,340
Posted By JSeery
Re: Incorrect timing on pulley of 53' Mercury

As I remember, the distributor miss-aligned and plug wiring. Believe there were multiple threads going on the same topic.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By JSeery
Re: Alternate to MAC Gas Tank Sending Unit

You don't need a separate reducer for each gauge, that is one way to do it. Or you can use one reducer for all the gauges like Ford did. Many do prefer the separate reducers, but not required.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,095
Posted By JSeery
Re: Well...this ain't good

Some of the early 4.6s had a sparkplug issue. I have put inserts in several of them with the engine in place. Fairly simple to do and great results.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 385
Posted By JSeery
Re: 21 stud timing marks ?

Sorry, I'm not much help. Someone will post that knows what's up! :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 385
Posted By JSeery
Re: 21 stud timing marks ?

The gear should be marked. Sometimes it's a small dash mark. Any chance you put the gear on backward?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By JSeery
Re: All power all the time ?

I would refer to it as a path to ground, but whatever. You should be able to check the horns in place using a jumper wire. Jumper the wire that goes to the lighting control switch to ground and see...
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