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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By Karl
Re: 6 Volt Flasher

Thanks Kevin I've always wondered why my indicators flash more rapidly than I want -I will check the wattage is balanced -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 907
Posted By Karl
Re: 1934 Tudor needs a little hop-up

Kevin is right -when they were new multiple independent Road tests quoted a max speed of in excess of 80 mph ( I seem to remember 82 mph on one road test ). I suspect it took a while to get there...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 907
Posted By Karl
Re: 1934 Tudor needs a little hop-up

I have 16 inch wheels on mine and everything else is standard and like Kevin cruises comfortably at 50 to 60 mph (80 to 100 km/h ) would do more but not best for safety or longevity. I have a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 805
Posted By Karl
Re: 34 Issues Ongoing -Video

Sorry Brian tried it still did it
Plumb out of ideas so off to my mechanic this afternoon ( on a tow rope )
Will keep you posted -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 805
Posted By Karl
Re: 34 Issues Ongoing -Video

Sorry Michael don't know -Uncle Max rebuilt it

Will keep you posted

Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 805
Posted By Karl
Re: 34 Issues Ongoing -Video

Thanks David As previosuly can't find my vaccum gauge .

I did think about intermittent spark because I did take the conduits off when I replaced the manifold But checked that and despite...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 805
Posted By Karl
Re: 34 Issues Ongoing -Video

Fuel pump is a Michael Driskell rebuild so should be good however i did try my old one which I replaced as had some slight weepage and same issue

Can't find my vacuum gauge/ fuel pressure ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 805
Posted By Karl
Re: 34 Issues Ongoing -Video

Yep done that have a known good 97 that I tried and same issue -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 03:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 805
Posted By Karl
Re: 34 Issues Ongoing -Video

Yep I thought that had fixed it - But it didn't . Because it was intermittent then it would be good for a little while and I would think it was ok then it would play up. Definitely no air fluid...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 02:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 805
Posted By Karl
Re: 34 Issues Ongoing -Video

Sorry Brian I must have messed up sending you the email -I thought I sent one to Charlie NY and one to you as both of you posted about an inlet leak being a probable cause . I was really...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 02:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 805
Posted By Karl
Re: 34 Issues Ongoing -Video

Thanks Michael Yep same thing with choke in - however is slightly better with choke out. Again comes right for a while after reved up and then problem returns . Plugs a bit of carbon (Black)...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 01:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 805
Posted By Karl
Re: 34 Issues Ongoing -Video

Actually Brian I didn't disregard your advice or any ones on here - I listened to what you said and sent you an email last week requesting more information, When i didn't hear back from you i ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 805
Posted By Karl
34 Issues Ongoing -Video

Further to my previous posts and multiple attempted fixes on my 34 missing with no success . The problem has only got worse Previously seemed to miss and buck around under load now doing it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,606
Posted By Karl
Re: Nice country drive

The stuff they is taking about is not this stuff -They're talking Rum -Very good rum!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,606
Posted By Karl
Re: Nice country drive

Its the Dinky die stuff alright -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By Karl
Re: Coil wire

Having just spent the last 5 months trying to fix a similar problem make sure that the fuel bowl on the pump is not sucking air that was what mine was doing and exactly the same symptoms
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By Karl
Re: Suggestions for rattle can base color 34 woodgraining?

I used the Grain-It Burl plate . Because they can't ship spray cans internationally I matched the base coat off their colour charts and got the dash sprayed at a paint shop After I had done it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,346
Posted By Karl
Re: Help Me -before I go mad

I found you -you little #%#%# !

Update form my last post I drained the tank and found some thin membranous stuff in it ? POR 15 tank lining or perhaps vanish -I fiqured it might be blocking...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By Karl
Re: Spark Plug Leads Change 34

Yep Don't let me operate on you! -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2020, 12:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By Karl
Re: Spark Plug Leads Change 34

Thanks that was my plan- I have the good wires from Michael Driscoll
I did the Right side this afternoon. Have just come in for the garage In the interest of seeing if I have fixed the miss I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By Karl
Spark Plug Leads Change 34

Whats the easiest way to change the Spark plug leads on a 34? On the Right side bank i think the easiest would be to remove the conduit and do in the bench . On the left side What do I do with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By Karl
Re: Jackson III 2nd Condenser -How

You can of course make a temporary condenser by sticking two wires into a potato.
I read about some guy doing it with a Landrover in 2015. Didn't really believe it but it got me home when my 1910...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,923
Posted By Karl
Re: Timed my roadster - now runs worse

I must admit I have used the Nurex and have never been particulary impressed with it.
I normally time mine by finding TDC set the rotor up on number one then rotate the cam counter clockwise (...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By Karl
Re: Change to 12 volt negative ground

I agree -Optima 6 volt, Decent generator or alternator if you are not a purist, Good cables and Good grounds and there is no need for anything other than 6V-The only benefit I can see with 12V is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-02-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,445
Posted By Karl
Re: Hershey cancelled

I guess the issue is that the actions of the free thinking will impact on other people. You may decide that you are prepared to take the risk and attend . Personally I wouldn't but fine it's your...
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