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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,002
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: timing advance how much is to much

Yes, the engine in my truck is a "stock" 280ci engine, a former 276 with rusty cylinders. I put a stock cam in it and bored it .020 with new Egge pistons. Now with the milled EAB heads I have aprox...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Atlanta area Barners

Unfortunately, I'm not. I should be, but since i gave up driving back in 08, I see no reason. But it's a great bunch of guys, and Gals
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: 1953 f-100 ,disc brakes

That's why I use the 73 MC, it's made for non power.???? But your right. I'll go to different pads next.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,002
Posted By Ol' Ron
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: L100 cam timing question

when I started using the L-100 cam back in the early 90's.At first I was concerned by the Long duration of the cam (246* in, 235*ex) Would kill off too much low end torque, and reduce the MPG of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: L100 cam timing question

No, for a street engine run the cam straight up, lik the stock cam. Advancing the cam will improve low end torque,but you can open ou a can of worms here. The most important thing you can do when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: 1953 f-100 ,disc brakes

I did this to a 42/48 front axle, with a Speedway kit. I used a 73 ford truck MC that was used when Ford first came out with un powered disk brakes as an option. But the pedal pressure us still quite...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,910
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Power steering pump on a flathead

If I had it to do over again, I'd go electric. Easier and cheaper.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: 35 intake manifold

The early "Smoth" intakes were sometimes referred to as "Camel backs" an were modified to run on stock cars. I have one that was hollowed out and bored for the 2GC carb. When the rules say "Look...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Atlanta area Barners

Not a bad idea
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,002
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: timing advance how much is to much

Sounds like one of the old stock car/ drag engines. 13.8 is alittle lean for a full power run, but 18/20 would be close. I had a fixed advance of 17 in the stock car, where it ran bett on the track....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Atlanta area Barners

Well it's like this, I lov these kids and If I can come up with something, JUst an Old 30's car would do. Might even get invited to the reception.??????
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Atlanta area Barners

I was just informed that the wedding is in Cleveland, GA. Have no idea where that's is. bou, a 40 wagon, now that's the cats Meow.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By Ol' Ron
Atlanta area Barners

My Grandson is maring one of your southern bells. And she would like to have a beautiful old Ford as their getaway vehicle from the church. iT's sometime in late Oct. anice big LIncoln would be nice....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,002
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: timing advance how much is to much

Most engines will run "Alright" when the timing is off and the AF readings alittle rich. Unfortunately, most people accept this if the car does what it's supposed to. I consider myself quite capable...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,002
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: timing advance how much is to much

Timing is determined by load, and RPM. To start it should be around 2/4 degs. Idle is around 10. Cruise at 200 Plus is around 26 and under load 20. Thear are only ball park numbers and the stock...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: 8BA Edelbrock head clearance

When considering air flow in the combustion chamber, a flow bench is a handy tool. Back in the late 80's I did some extensive test to determine the best combustion chamber design, along with port...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Early V8 Dyno Work

You cab buy it from Max VP.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 922
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: The "W" Block

I've built several blocks this size, one was the "Paris" engine. 3 7/16x 4 was 296ci. One was built back in the 90's and is still running in a 40 coupe.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,187
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Fenton 2x2 intake. Good, bad, or ugly?

I'm very old, but I do try to play with words. To old to play with anything else.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,187
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Fenton 2x2 intake. Good, bad, or ugly?

Excellent intake, and so are several others of the same ilk. A 1/2" riser will make it even better. In JWL book he goes through all this with an excellent chapter on tuning the 94/97 carbs, that's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Grand Cherokee rear to 1935

The 44a has disk brakes and posi from 96 through 06?? not sure if they were used after that date. THey come with 5 on 4.5 bolt pattern, except for 99 thru 02 when they switched to 5 on 5 bolt...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: 8BA Edelbrock head clearance

The Edelberock heads have a CNC machined combustion chamber that provides aprox .450" over the valves.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: What kind of heads are these - 49 Merc flathead?

You must have a reason to modify something. When your missing something, you find anothe rway to do it. Not having a hold down clamp is a problem, so the buy used a grub screw. Problem solved. Some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Water Pump Flow Rate

The Bob Drake pumps I have. Have a curves impeller. Much different than stock. I only bought them because of the price, I didn't have any 8ba pumps to have rebuilt, looked for used ones but nobody...
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