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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By big job
Re: Did I hear this correctly???

That answers that I did not know Henry II had a son Edsel thought it was Billy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By big job
Did I hear this correctly???

On todays early news, stated that Ford is to auction two new cars being a 1946 to 48 station wagon and a Bermuda Edsel station wagon. New never
run or driven from their museum. I was deleting emails...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By big job
Re: Hole in Block???

common in the casting process to leave a thin flash (a barrier) then in the clean out
of sand and such it was knocked out rather to be machined cause it won't be seen or be fancy. Or likely for...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-25-2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By big job
Re: Abbreviations/Jargon

You had better not type a police report with all of those and when the judge reads that
oh boy. So keep it up we all going to be goblin like turkeys. Spell It Out boys..not all of us are kids...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-24-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 377
Posted By big job
Re: .Is this old "Y"block a 54 or 55 ? or what?

Sorry I think you have to pull the heads and measure the bore. I know cause I have two 1956's that have yellow blocks = a 272 But color after all these yrs don't mean too much.

Could be the first...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,775
Posted By big job
Re: Birthday present

My cabin fever lets me reply. I don't care a T a A or a new rice burner. You go to your insurance and for a fender bender its the big NOPE. So what in hell I pay you like a

tooth ache every...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 964
Posted By big job
Re: 1940's Los Angeles Dowtown !

Three Ford Transit buses
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 954
Posted By big job
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,717
Posted By big job
Re: 12 year old Coker tires, still ok?

not being wise, but most are driving these as toys. Try day in and day a class 8 new tires half worn tires and we had all rear tires 8) 11-24.5s one blew off ripped my mirror off the door so there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By big job
Re: How Many Model A's Are There Now?

Just on my street there are 6 plus two in barns that the owner drove to work each day then he passed back when and they have not seen daylight for at least 50yrs plus a 35 2dr V8.
So I pity these...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,584
Posted By big job
Re: Engine removal '38 deluxe

excuse my cabin fever; the hard part drain coolant without gettin soaked, take hood off
now those nasty exhaust pipes, sometimes its easier to unbolt manifolds & just let it hang.
wires and all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By big job
Re: Can't Find Neutral in 1940 4-Speed Tranny

I agree looks like the shift tower
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 870
Posted By big job
Re: Fumes in the cabin

Not anti freeze not exhaust just for kicks take you shop vac hose and put in on the oil
fill pipe just let it hang under the car then take off, better or the same? you sure that
somebody didn't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By big job
Re: I need to rebuild my flathead

Another R&D Machine cosa mesa Calf. John Edwards they do it all.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 939
Posted By big job
Re: New England Engine Rebuilders

Ok go to Utube type in "Leo Spinelli " then scroll to J&M Machine I think you should
watch all phases of machining process's they are not that far from you.....sam


I do not know how to put a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 968
Posted By big job
Re: Doing Work Myself - Hood Problems

Just for a fun reply; lets take the hood off a F900 two step ladders and at least
three people and maybe a chain fall.. LOL T, a A, a 32, is candy for a baby....As said
remove front clip,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,080
Posted By big job
Re: 80lb oil pump with a 50lb gauge ?

wondering: have you put a mechanical gauge on the sender port? to see what it
pressure is. So they put a later 80# pump in there in which most have the pressure
relief valve on the pump and you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 923
Posted By big job
Re: Just won't fire up.

Yes; I am not word correct; but its like drilling a hole thru ya throat, now you can not breath thru your nose ; is clear as mud, thats the problem.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 923
Posted By big job
Re: Just won't fire up.

Did you hold throttle wide open and turn engine over with your hand over the carb. you
should get strong vacuum sucking your hand. If not it will never start on its own. Lazy
valves not seating,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 889
Posted By big job
Re: Advice on restoring hub caps

I'm confused as usual.?. Why not just buff the stainless and paint the surround ? Then
use a paint pin for lettering. And second I would not use a twist drill. If you must separate the parts buy a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By big job
Re: Rust in gas tank

This works 2 quarts of 3/4 stone some water and detergent and I put it in my cement
mixer and walked away. couple hours of that turn tank up side down let it run. Rinse and
repeat . Now pure...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-11-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,412
Posted By big job
Re: Trickle charger for 1926 roadster pickup

If you need any kind of charger break out ya test light. Or take off a cable to see if you have some leak somewhere. Myself I can/t drive all these but I go in the barn two turns it starts right up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,932
Posted By big job
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,932
Posted By big job
Re: What are the advantages of upgrading to Hydraulic Braks

I thought I wrote this before: a brake rod and a brake line. Pick one. Brake rods are
solid as a rock, brake lines and hoses subject to rust. Unless you live in the perfect world.
Here we deal...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,286
Posted By big job
Re: KR Wilson Steering wheel puller

Thats the ticket I used for years you can even rent one autozone or napa
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