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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: Newly assembled Flatty cranking force??

Rope seals front & rear I’m guessing. Oil has them swollen. Once it has run you will be fine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: hammer size

There is a nice plastic tool for holding stamps on the auction site
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,102
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: Don Orosco,RIP

Great guy. RIP Don
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 560
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: Wheel bearing grease

Tim recommended to us by Mobil for higher loads every other aspect the same.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: 226 H parts suppliers

Bob had H lifters
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 560
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: Wheel bearing grease

We have used Mobil synthetic first 220 & now 460 in our race cars for 30 plus years. Consequently I have used it in every road car/ truck of my own for that long also. It is an amazing product & the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: 226 H parts suppliers

I purchased every part you could replace in my H engine except crank rods & cam from Bob Selzan @ 1/2 Ton fun or NJparts on eBay (same) My cam was completely junk so that came from Egge. Most parts...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 571
Posted By KiWinUS
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,881
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: Eagle 4" 8BA Crank?

I’m with FlatJack. Having driven many stroker flatheads some built by me some by others. There’s no comparison. Strokers rule.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: 52 Flathead rebuild

I use a "Torque plate" & recommend. As times moves on we find better processes for all engines , or many things in life.
Old Redneck for sure would be a great person in the area to advise , Gary...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 571
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: Source for valve spring shims

Murre nailed it , or go direct to Goodson , shims cheap S&H will hurt though.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: Almost a fire in the 36

Look like still on backorder per their website
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: Almost a fire in the 36

Check you generator. It maybe fried also. The Fun Product replacement had been on back order for some time. I hope there back in stock as I need a couple.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,246
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: Jack recall, chinese junk from Harbor Freight

Chinese
I have worked on many of these as I have purchased them cheep most leeked or has an issue all near new. I am completely done fixing these as I have more than will last me if I lived to 100....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,246
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: Jack recall, chinese junk from Harbor Freight

This is a brand new Hein Werner jack I have. Copy of Lincoln or NAPA
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,246
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: Jack recall, chinese junk from Harbor Freight

G’day Lawrie. Yes that’s exactly what we use. But who can afford them for hobby use.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 516
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: New Motor Overheating

I’m with Cbx break in is minor.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,246
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: Jack recall, chinese junk from Harbor Freight

So awesome. Your a hero seriously. Unfortunately all new floor Jacks I’m aware of are Chinese make. It is also getting harder to find good jack rebuilders as the cheap Chinese junk & people willing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 516
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: New Motor Overheating

8BA or 59Ab block ? Heads 8BA or 59Ab? Head gaskets?
Joe does it have any power? How’s it sound.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,246
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: Jack recall, chinese junk from Harbor Freight

Where do you purchase your floor Jacks from that are American made?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: 32-36 Heads Puzzle

Canadian heads had made in Canada cast right on them. I would suggest aftermarket.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: 35 ford brake adjust screw?

Who makes the “Australian” ones?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: Coil adapter (home made)

My dad showed me how to make that same conversion when I were a young teenager. Only difference he used to solder in the new coil wire@ then melt “pitch” on top of it to insulate & hold it together....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,172
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: Center Exhaust Port Crack

Tim we have used sodium silicate for many years in race blocks & heads. It will destroy a radiator for long term use
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By KiWinUS
Re: '41 Merc Woodie Column Drop - Picture

Is it the same as coupe & weren’t there 2 different through the year on 41 merc
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