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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By Fordestes
Re: advertising to sell, but doesn't seem to want to sell????

send me a pic of the air cleaner you are needing , I have a couple of nice ones , I am not married to any of this stuff. I think these are around the 1936 year not sure.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 540
Posted By Fordestes
Re: block quandary

Use the .040 pistons now and use the .125 on the worn engine you replace now in your car as a spare .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,308
Posted By Fordestes
Re: 8BA compression issues

When you check the timing marks make sure someone didn't add their own set of marks on the gears , I seen this happen when a person un familiar with the engine tried to do the right thing and put...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Isky 433 education

Thanks Pete, I kinda had that impression it would be a door rattling sort for sure , I never ran one nor ever remember hearing it alone trying to drive a vehicle with this wild grind. not my first...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 495
Posted By Fordestes
Re: 40 Ford Pickup ID Numbers

Also check on the very top left rear frame rail at the kickup point, just above where the rear axle centers the frame.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Heater Core

Check with Maine radiator in Lewiston . they can build you a new one. 204-784-0189
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Fordestes
Isky 433 education

I need to be educated on an Isky 433 cam, does it require radiused lifters ? How streetable is it ? I found one and don't know whether to shelve it for the next hundred years or put it to work ,how...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 851
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Potvin cam specs

61klassic, see your p .m.
there is one available here local ( Oklahoma U.S.A ) ,still in the moon speed equip. box.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By Fordestes
Re: 292 V8 carb alternative

If you carb is a two barrel check out a Rochester 2g 4 bolt pattern, as for a four barrel you may have to go to an adapter, a picture would help .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By Fordestes
Re: flex fan

19Fordy , I checked my p.m. ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By Fordestes
Re: flex fan

When you buy an aftermarket fan, make sure the rotation is correct , I had a customer com in with a cooling problem ,it seems he bought an aftermarket fan that was for a later model ford that rotated...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By Fordestes
Re: V8 flathead valve adj jig

Cheaters Pete in Switzerland makes and sells a nifty valve adj. tool ,it works for the late and early engine. about 68.00 on Ebay. I still do it the old way .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Electronic distributor 47 pickup

I think Pertronix 12 volt is one of the most suitable , not very sold on the six volt Pertronix, I went back to points ,the points seem to last quite a while ,talk to some of the other Barners on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Master Cylinder Geyser

Sounds like a bypassing master cylinder , when the brakes are applied the compensating port is blocked and pressure is applied to the wheel cylinders, and when the brakes are released the fluid...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Some photos of my '41

My 41 , my 46 half ton and 46 1- 1/2 ton all have the mirror at the top of the windshield molding , I like the way yours is mounted ,probably easier to see out of.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 701
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Oil Leaking from fan hub

If the rivets are loose , it needs attention , I had one that was cracked across the rivet holes and one blade flew off at 60 miles per hour it was a very nasty situation .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Shoe Box Central

I agree, I have dealt with those folks for quite sometime as far back when Mr. Marler owned the business, we are practically neighbors, always positive results. we here in Okla. have many good...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Stumped on my first Flathead Build

You may want to compare the crank shaft mounting face with the old flywheel , there is a difference in the early and late flywheels, sometimes causing problems with the starter engagement . some say...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Overdrive Quandary

Have you considered the 3 +1 ford trans used in the 80's ford pickups ? might be an easy bolt in , they look similar to the ford mustang 4 speed from the sixties with 4th gear overdrive. the ratio...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Stumped on my first Flathead Build

No problem, Many thanks , "Speedway " tells me a lot , I didn't know who made speedway flywheels , I ruled the heavy speedway out a while back , I about decided a Centerforce or a Ram Clutches brand...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Stumped on my first Flathead Build

I was just wondering the weight , I tried to find it on the web but they don't show a part number for that flywheel , Their catalog just goes back to 1955, do you have a listing for the different...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By Fordestes
Re: 1950 f1

Do not use alcohol gas in these old vehicles ,unless the fuel system parts are alcohol safe .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Stumped on my first Flathead Build

macdonge, what is the weight of that flywheel ? I am going to a lighter flywheel and I am shopping around to see what is available.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Drive by in the 48 F1 ( Video)

Sounds good looks good too , it looks like nice weather for a country cruise, better than this 100 plus degree rainy weather we have to endure .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Stumped on my first Flathead Build

Check your flywheel . from the pic it looks like maybe a late aftermarket flywheel and early engine ?
I have not ran into any no turn problems due to a flywheel being mis- matched but nothing...
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