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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Mart's Crusty Flatty Teardown Pt6. Studs!. Get 'em out!

You did good on that job...i usually end up with around 3 broken studs...:o
Time for step by step rebuild video now !!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Stromberg 97 Carb Large Logo vs Small Logo

Itīs the eyecandy factor that is different...nothing else :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Carb. question

48 is actually flowing more and was replaced by 97 for fuel effiency...
What you are looking for is the 60hp carburetors stromberg 81 for less cfm.
Any 2 carb intake unless itīs "slingshot" style...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 804
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 47 generator rear bushing

Isnīt it that the oil you put in goes around the oilite bushing...whatever isnīt absorbed the re at first ends up in an oilwick below as an reservoir...if you overfill that it weeps out.
The common...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: need correct oil bath air cleaner

Adding location will help people give you advice on where to find things to...
I have a bunch of different aircleaners...but usually on the wrong shore of a big pond...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Video putting a sleeve in a flathead

Doesnīt matter if you break through to water...
If you get a poor casting with a pinhole or a crack into water the sleeve with some sealer will fix it.
What you canīt do is bore it so big that you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 768
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: New Ring Gear

Only the competition ultra speed version...an aluminum ring gear...:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 337 flathead running

They are heavy and mileage can scare you...
The same amount smaller a 60hp is compared to a 8ba the 337 is bigger...a friend bought the last i had and it still sits under his workbench in search for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Re-lining brake shoes

Itīs about primary/secondary shoe having more/less pressure....one gets added power from the rotation.
Usually you have one long and one shorter...and they wear out in the same amount of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 8ba generator mount modifications

If youīre going to run an alternator there are brackets available...
If youīre not in the mood to make something with a personal touch....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Ballast resistor question...(Bubba?)

Measure the resistance of the ignition coil you have...that will tell you if you need an external resistor or not.
And what value it will need to be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2019, 02:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: backire through carburator on 1946 8 cylinder

Take the plugs out and spin the engine while someone takes a look to see if all valves move as they should...
After that ignition or something in the carb making it run way lean would be next for me...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By flatheadmurre
What model rubber window molding is this ?

Itīs installed on a -41 car.
The original ford parts tag said 21A...
Fits nicely to the glass...middle section for the strip with the 3 holes looks the same...
But it shure donīt fit that great to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 579
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Anybody experienced cast iron degradation?

Gray cast iron sometimes show the effect of selective leaching out of iron in mild corrosive environments. The surface layer of the iron becomes like graphite and it can be easily cut with a knife....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,304
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Flathead Lifter Adjusting - "On the Bench"

The guide must be centered withing the clearance of the valvestem to guide...there are some margins there...
As long as guide to bore is less then guide to stem...
With a "modern" engine the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: help with Mallory install

The mallory flattop was vacuumbrake like in the ford crabs...not a modern style vacuum advance.
They are for manifold vacuum.
And there is a small spark advance valve you can connect in between...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 799
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Spark plug preference...Curious

I also went to NGK for 2 reasons....first they have never so far failed in mysterious ways for no reason...and i can buy them in bulkpack for a reasonable price.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,395
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Cool Clayborne Engine Stand

They are centered around the camshaft letting you remove/install cambearings and camshaft with gear attached.
The slots for locking lets you rotate it for several positions including boring each...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,241
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: For those with machining experience. Sleeve fitting??

I have melling sleeves on the shelf if you need.
How much interference fit you want depends on if youīre going to use a sealer or not...
Old style is bore leave a notch in the bottom for the sleeve...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 580
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: The Ford Books Fastener Guide

Black chromate can be real black.
The amount "brightener" in the zink aplied reflects in how shiny it comes out...lotīs of mixes in the plating to besides pure zink.
Manganese phosfate is another...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 580
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: The Ford Books Fastener Guide

If itīs not shiny or zink based itīs a phosfate conversion coating...phosforic acid and phosfate salts....then dipped in an waterdisperant oilsolution.
It should be more or less reproduced by...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 512
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 1936 Pickup Bed Questions

You need to convert the structure a bit since it originally comes up through the wood.
Contact Bruce he knows what is needed and a pleasure to do buisness with !!...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,395
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Cool Clayborne Engine Stand

Hereīs a pic of front and rear mounting to block.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 925
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Flathead Friday. New project. Rusty Crusty Flatty. VIDEO.

If everythng is real crusty and the block is basicly all you care for...
Boltcutter or plasmacutter down in the liftervalley and cut valvestems...turn it upside down...pound lifters up...get the cam...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,395
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Cool Clayborne Engine Stand

I like them...have a few here to.
Should have a drip pan instead of the plywood...real nice and easy to take out and put in the partswasher when done disassembling.
Nice design with the hollow...
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