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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By richard crow
Re: I broke my truck! Plus some dumb luck.

you keep using that piece of junk jack stand you will have more problems than a broken axle
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By richard crow
8 ba id

i just got an engine it,s an 8ba it has mercury heads. a cast iron bell housing . narrow belt pullys the only number on the eng is k1323 on the back of eng can any one id it it also has mushrum...
Forum: Early V8 10-16-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 64
Posted By richard crow
1951 mercury skirts trade

trade a nice orignal set of 1949 1950 fender skirts for a pair of 1951 mercury skirts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,496
Posted By richard crow
Re: Hershey experience

there wed thur. still the best place to find parts. my complent is a lot of people have spots but don,t show up or just use them for parking. so a lot of walking past empty spots wasting time &...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,289
Posted By richard crow
Re: Replace Flathead with Y-Block?

like it or not the small block chevy is the best choice . light small ez to install & you can buy a eng much cheaper than any other eng. ps they don,t over heat
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 582
Posted By richard crow
Re: Pulling rear hub and axle shaft assembly on 50 woodie

bolt the rear drum on back wards you can pull on it or ues a malet to loosen up the axle they are not usealy that tight
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By richard crow
Re: Greasing

have you ever herd of a grease pit. years ago when they were in use you drove the car over it & it was greased from below with all four wheels on the grond how quick we forget but then again a lot of...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-25-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By richard crow
Re: To seal ornot

why glue it on either side it,s a thick gasket & IT IS ONLY SUBJECT TO SPLASH NOT PRESSURE a little grease to hold it in place is all that is needed
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-25-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,017
Posted By richard crow
Re: vibration in my car

check the u joints in the drive shaft look for rust at the caps or a lot of play in the joint
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 979
Posted By richard crow
Re: Coolant Drain Pitcock Brokern Off

do not use an ez out when you turn it it expands the broke piece. take a bolt that is the same dia as the broken piece now grind a taper do four sides so the end of the bolt looks square. hammer it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By richard crow
Re: signing in

i do hit the remember box still have to sign in every time
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By richard crow
signing in

all of a suden i have to sign in every timei go on ford barn why
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,295
Posted By richard crow
Re: Warning about c&g

most of us are old & in our day things were a lot different. people were help full & careing it,s a lot different today. the america we grew up in is gone.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,710
Posted By richard crow
Re: Valve adjusting

any one who thinks you can adj the valves on a flathead while running has never adjusted them. even with adjustable lifters how are you going to hold the lifter from turning while you turn the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,645
Posted By richard crow
Re: dual master cylinder conversion for 1941 Ford

do you get the same pedal feel or is it different. also is the pedal stroke to long enought to work the rear chamber if the front fails. i have read that the leverage is different
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By richard crow
8ba mercury flathead

is there any way of telling if an 8ba flathead is a mercury eng with out taking it apart
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By richard crow
8ba flat head

how can you tell if it,s a mercury eng with out taking it apart
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By richard crow
1935 ford wire wheels

today i had a 35 ford in for brake adj. i noticed all the valve stems on the rims were on the inside faceing the center of the car has any one ever seen this i sure havent
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By richard crow
Re: Rack & Pinion Steering for 1947 Ford

why did you install the rack you would have been better off rebuilding your box or installing a good used one the orignal 47 ford steers very ez
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,124
Posted By richard crow
Re: first drive after a loooooong slumber and shes making a bad noise.

jack the car up put on horses. now start car put in speed. now put your hand where the torque tube meets the diff. housing. you can use a steel rod or a long screw driver. agenst your ear some times...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,349
Posted By richard crow
Re: Bat piss

if your shop has doors would not closing them keep them out
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By richard crow
Re: heck of a time bleeding brakes.

brian is correct when you put the filler cap on just make it hand tight. most caps are made of alm. or die cast two different metals fuese together. i cant count how maney caps i...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By richard crow
Re: Heat Frustration??

i work in a restro shop on long island i am in my 80,s are you kidding no air cond open 6 day.s a week
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,298
Posted By richard crow
Re: options for electronic ignition conversion on my '41

put a crab on it forget that electronic stuff you will always get home with points
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By richard crow
Re: converted generator

back in the day when all this stuff was not avalable we just used a 12v regulator on the 6v gen never had trouble
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