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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,724
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Can the TDC pin be off by 90 Degrees?

Did you bolt the new manifolds together and straightedge the gasket surfaces for alignment? If they are not it will suck air and backfire, Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Wide 5 Artillery Wheels

I think 35 is your only option due to spindle design.

Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,593
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Lower rad hoses

The 8BA hoses worked perfect on my 36 Pickup.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Cowl drain tube

There is a hole in the upper middle of the fire wall, Don't know about a kit.Maybe Bob Drake.
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,209
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Can anyone help me determine value on a few early 1928 pieces?

Open end bumper was very early, First 200 models.
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,448
Posted By bbrocksr
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,448
Posted By bbrocksr
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,448
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Cylinder leak down test

80 pounds if you are using an aircraft style leakdown tester, dual gauges with an orifice between them.

If you are just checking for leaks line pressure is okay.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Generators with screw on pulleys

Have you got any of these pulleys?
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Correct Distributor Shaft Lengths

Shorten the lower shaft by grinding and filing or milling if you can until the dist. sets down flush with a little end play in the upper shaft.
If you buy a new shaft it will probably be too...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,425
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: cylinder sleevesMachine Shop question.

.0015 to .002 press fit with a shoulder at the bottom. Freeze sleeve, warm block and drive in with a Hardwood block then file flat or mill deck.
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,261
Posted By bbrocksr
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,717
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Generator pulley swap

Use a 56 ford 12 volt generator, Put your front plate/mount on it and screw the pulley on. It has a small rear bearing so use the small bearing end plate.
This all fits. I think I had to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Bearing removal from differential carier

Run a bead around the bearing surface with a arc welder and let it cool , it will shrink and fall out.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,117
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Did early ford engines have cylinder sleeves?

I don't know for sure what year they started but 40 and 41 Ford and Mercury had them. They were thin wall steel. The block was bored about .0825 over and the sleeves were pushed in. this brought the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Oil filler tube

Yes ,you need the tube for the ventilation system to work properly.

Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,005
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 40 Rear Axle Wheel Bearing Races

The bearing doesn't run on the axle it runs on the axle housing. Dah!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,358
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: CONNECTING A Electrical Disconnect Switch

When you disconnect the battery which terminal do you disconnect first to prevent arcing your wrench?

Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,358
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: CONNECTING A Electrical Disconnect Switch

Really? Most cars aren't finished because of wiring disagreements?

Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,358
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: CONNECTING A Electrical Disconnect Switch

It does matter!
If you put it in theHot/ungrounded cable the hot post of the battery and the cable to the switch will still be hot with the switch off.

If you put it in the ground cable nothing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,923
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: school me about diodes

Mart's way, Simple and will work.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,157
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: How To Tell if My Engine is a Mercury?

Counterweight width Mercury over 6" about 6 & 1/4" Ford under 6" About 5&3/4" Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,764
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Spring Spreader, Rear, Home Made

I built one of these from Larry,s plans and it works great. The only improvement I could see would be to use Acme threaded rod in Grade 8.
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,764
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Spring Spreader, Rear, Home Made

How do you stick weld with wire?
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Are these parts for a frame for 35 thru 40 ???

Yes, Probably 35/36. Flatheadmurre is right on the little bracket.
Bill
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