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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Don
Re: Need a piston

They were all ford pistons 4 ring,,,, domed. Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Don
Need a piston

Working on a 38 21 stud engine .060 over 4 ring dome pistons,one has a burned spot in ring gland,,,, have searched the adds and no one has one but did find a set of ring but no piston so thought I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 743
Posted By Don
Re: Flathead Friday: Cam, Lifters and Valve Lash. Progress!

Just took a 38 21 stud apart ,don’t believe the valve train had ever been out and all the valves were flat
Was the dished out valves a later thing?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Don
Re: Valve assembly keepers

Thanks for idea Mart,I’ll give it a try..got all ex valve out no problem.,,I would think it would be other way around ...to get the ex valve out I removed spring keepers ,raised valve and using the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Don
Valve assembly keepers

38 engine 21 stud whatís the secret to getting the keepers out to remove the assembly,I have all the tools but no go,ex valves came out no problem but intakes are all stuck,would like to save the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 825
Posted By Don
Re: Need encouragement head replacement

Check post no 5,make sure heads are compatible with pistons first!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By Don
Re: Flathead Friday. Crank. Rods. Bearings. How bad are they?

I think he ought to invest in some kind of heat for his shop!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,152
Posted By Don
Re: Barrett Jackson

The picture I saw lot 416 sold for $95:700!are we looking at same car,?..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 795
Posted By Don
Re: Can't find thread on distributor timing

While talking about Sun machines,I have a older one that requires a 6 volt battery that I would like to eliminate, I have a substitute dwell and rpm that has a high resulation ,makes it easy to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 841
Posted By Don
Re: Point bounce RPM

What’s the solution to prevent bounce???? Increase spring tension???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,184
Posted By Don
Re: Shipping engine

Got a note from buyer !said to deliver to fastenall ,they would use fork lift to remove from truck and take it from there,pretty simple,,all I have to do now ie get it fastened to a pallet and shrink...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,184
Posted By Don
Shipping engine

Anyone have a pic of bolting a engine on a pallet,might have to ship a complete engine, ,guess just use common sense, use bolts or banding
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,418
Posted By Don
Lifting a 8ba engine

Is it safe to lift engine by removing carb and bolting lifting device at the3 bolts ?? Have seen it done on some newer engines on the shows ..seems like a lot of weight for the small bolts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Don
Posting a video

Can I post a pic or video on a pvt message if not I canít get the video to post on post here either Don
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,697
Posted By Don
Re: Amount OF TIME TO BUILD YOUR CAR

After about 10 years getting my 36 5w rebuilt and ready for paint I sold it to some else to finish,at 84 I didn’t want to leave a mess for the kids to deal with,still have a couple to play with that...
Forum: Early V8 09-26-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By Don
8ba engine

Nice running 8ba engine ,on a stand right now ,need to keep stand,also have the bell housing adapter for the early transmission,engine is complete ,starter ,carb exhaust ,dist,etc,,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,468
Posted By Don
Re: Weak Spark

Just a thought,is the capacitor on the point side of coil! You said it hasn’t run after changing wires on the coil,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,638
Posted By Don
Re: A good start today.........

Bubba,how do you determine if bushings need replacing or do you always replace them???
Don....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,191
Posted By Don
Re: 1950 Ford Tudor 8BA Flathead will not start.

Had same problem ,I know you said you have checked timing ,but make sure you are on compression stock when dots line up,had mine out a180. ,,,easy to do
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By Don
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By Don
Re: split pins usage

What do they call a pli that looks like a nail but with a split down one side that’s under tension when driven into a hole!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By Don
Re: 36 dash light knob replacement-need help

Have you tried to screw it off body???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By Don
Re: 1936 Steering Box

I drilled the 38 steering gear to fit the 35 bracket rather than trying to change out the mounting bracket
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By Don
Re: 1936 Rear window gasket question

My 36 has trunk and roll down window,,,,,all .org.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By Don
Re: Have to close one air adj

He got it off today and working on it,,,,hope he finds something!!!
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