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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By Brian
Re: 37 steering box

Drezin, The info I gave you is relevant to RHD 35-36. Virtually a direct bolt in... I understand, from reading other threads on here, that with LHD configured cars, fitting a 37-39 s/box into a 35-36...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Brian
Re: 37 steering box

The top hole, you will notice the two bottom holes line up with the early mount, you'll need to drill a new top hole through ear on steering box and through the mount. Fit it all up and you'll see...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-10-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By Brian
Re: Comments on Stromberg E-Fire Distr on 59A

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=261218&highlight=stromberg+fire
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2021, 12:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,142
Posted By Brian
Re: New Car- New Member- LOTS of questions!

Hmmm, Kelsey Hayes wires; nice! Interesting looking gas cap, can you please put up a close up photo of it?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By Brian
Re: Rod bearing help

yes elwood, the prefix of what ever you get may be slightly different, but it should have a 9 in it, ie 99T, which denotes 239: 6211 is the part number for rod bearings: and U is the code denoting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By Brian
Re: Rod bearing help

09TS-6211-U is .030/.008
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By Brian
Re: Welding a bumper

Eutectic 680
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,947
Posted By Brian
Re: Flathead Cams

Good choice!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2021, 01:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By Brian
Re: stage fright with my 34 jalopy

When I had a T, I had the opposite problem; when trying to demonstrate how to start the Model T to people, the bloody thing would always start as soon as I turned the ignition key on, repeatedly! It...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,349
Posted By Brian
Re: Inner Tubes for Radials?

When using the air gun to blow the beads in, don't give it a continuous burst, rather a puff, puff, puff, suddenly they'll all just disappear into the tube!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,349
Posted By Brian
Re: Inner Tubes for Radials?

Yoyo, It's been a while since I did it; I've had zero issues since, so I am unable to tell you how much I put in, however the website told me. The filling is the fun part; I followed the instructions...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 990
Posted By Brian
Re: Best graphite thickness

Rob, I can't answer your question...these things disintegrate upon removing the head[s]....That is why, when I build an engine, i fit the heads with no gaskets in place and rotate engine at least two...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,064
Posted By Brian
Re: ARP bolts

So, I guess the bolts in this thread; https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=295953
weren't ARP? lol
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2021, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Brian
Re: 1935 5 window coupe radio speaker holder

Years ago, a fellow 35 owner, approached me, wanting to buy my header speaker housing. What I did instead of selling it to him, was lend it to him in order he could use it to make a mould to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,947
Posted By Brian
Re: Flathead Cams

I too, am a fan of the 88
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,349
Posted By Brian
Re: Inner Tubes for Radials?

Actually...it was my local [professional] tire dealer who recommended the tractor inner tubes!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,349
Posted By Brian
Re: Inner Tubes for Radials?

I've run radials on Kelsey Hayes wires on my 35 since the mid 80's. Because of the construction of these wheels, I've had to run tubes. The problem with 'radial tubes' is that they have a smaller...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 01:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By Brian
Re: 59 Camshaft oiling

the extra slot in the OP's question, why?
I dunno, every camshaft I've ever seen has both grooves. our stuff down here is Canadian. Do the American cams only have the one rear groove?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By Brian
Re: 59 Camshaft oiling

I dunno; I tend to be a bit anal, but whenever I get a camshaft reground, I, or the camgrinder, needs to put a centre in the nose of the cam in order for him/her to be able to grind the new...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 12:50 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,973
Posted By Brian
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

I'm putting Lincoln brakes on my 36 pickup. It takes a lot longer now.
Yeah, but it won't take so long to stop!!
I'm only a young fella aged 65, still got the first V8 I bought when I was 16 [35...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,244
Posted By Brian
Re: Opinion please

38 Std coupe would have to be one of the best early Fords. I'd love one
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,337
Posted By Brian
Re: What clutch would you use?

I have seen them listed in a clutch catalogue at my local tractor spare parts department, however, with the exception of one nos I bought on eBay, I've always purchased them in used condition from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,337
Posted By Brian
Re: What clutch would you use?

Sorry, I can't really add much about Auburn clutches...there is plenty of info circulating on the 'net. The late, great Rumbleseat raved about them, so I tried one, and I am sold on them. They are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Brian
Re: C59A bearings questions

Rotor, C69A main bearings are the regular 81A 6331/6333 as used on all V8's 39-49.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,337
Posted By Brian
Re: What clutch would you use?

A bit off topic, but an old hotrodders trick was to use an Auburn clutch. I use 9" Auburn clutches in all my builds, they will not slip: [I have backed up a 284 with one with no issues], and they are...
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