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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: New Motor Overheating

put two bottles of "water wetter" in with the 50/50 cooled my 51 Merc about 15 degrees
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,868
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Jack recall, chinese junk from Harbor Freight

I was in the Navy in the late sixties and was assigned to a relatively new ship, all of the tools on board were made in Spain-you could literally bend a wrench around a bolt with out loosening the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,221
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: white steam from breather and water tailpipe

do tell us the year of the engine and your general location
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,221
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: white steam from breather and water tailpipe

well it is not that cylinder, water will wash off all the carbon. we had a 40 engine which the owner insisted on changing to aluminum heads, had leak problems on one side-we used best gaskets and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,221
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: white steam from breather and water tailpipe

copper gaskets on aluminum heads?? do as Ggmac stated and see which one is leaking. are the head gaskets made for big bore?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,164
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: RIP: Eddie Haskell (Ken Osmond)

who could forget Maynard G Krebbs, aka Giligin, engine impersonation while under the hood of Dobie' hot rod
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By alanwoodieman
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,164
Posted By alanwoodieman
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 265
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 35 ford brake adjust screw?

just to clarify-I don't care what way you refer to yourselves just as long as Flathead Ted keep making the floaters. If clarifying it made you feel better then that is OK also
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,288
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Stuck brakes on BB

pictures are worth several thousand word to Ford flathead nuts!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 265
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 35 ford brake adjust screw?

just adjusted a 36 with mechanical brakes converted to floater using the 'Australian" version of floaters and they work great will slide all four wheels when you try to
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: An interesting journey...

got to love those four door 39's and 40's. what is the color?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Is this oilpan protector original or not ?

must have worked-look at the sratch's
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,933
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: New toy....

slip a small piece of metal into the rubber bushing that the throttle knob shaft goes thru-that is what I did for a quick fix. pictures are of speedway lights used as turn signals on 40 coupe
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By alanwoodieman
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Engine Rattle

stick a scope down the oil fill pipe and remove the fuel pump stand and do the same, this will tell if it is something loose and rattling around the valves and while you have the stand off look for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,729
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: New Guy Old Truck

37 or early 38 pre 24 stud engines. I have put a couple of these engines in 35/36 cars, there were block off plates available to cover the block holes and use 35/36 heads with water pumps mounted on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 824
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Egge Pistons and Aluminum Heads

have the heads been decked? every time lately that I have used old aluminum heads there has been a problem because of decking, we have manually removed some dome from these heads with good results. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,559
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: engine photos

pretty, but show me one with a little dirt/oil/grime and I know it is used for fun!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Wide Five Spare Tire Holder

knock the two lower studs out and put them back into the lower two holes-how close does this come to fitting the wide five?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,506
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Prewar Ford V8 pickups

know where a 3/4 restored 40 pick up is in NE for sale. Owner lost interest about 5/6 years ago. knowing him it will be expensive but it is being done correctly. pm if interested
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: oil leak

so on the lift you cannot see a big leak but driving the car results in a big noticeable leak? if this is the case the oil is climbing the back of the pan and going out around the gasket
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Antifreeze leak

ritzy 1 look into the leak coming from the exhaust manifold bolt above the starter. too long of a bolt and the end of the bolt will go thru the water jacket. I fixed such a leak with Teflon tape...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: oil leak

sounds like rear of pan gasket did not get into it's proper place
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,105
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Help Me -before I go mad

remove/change the rotor, while you are at it insulate the shaft with shrink tubing or electrical tape
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