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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-24-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By Cheaterpete
Re: Flatty Friday: Shoving the new motor in the 33 coupe.

Super videos, thanks for sharing your work
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,679
Posted By Cheaterpete
Re: Stromberg eFire Dizzy

Just installed one on a 3.9l, with isky max 1, was running great for 10 min and died...
Stromberg still not respond to me. I use a 1.5 ohm pertronix coil, with carbon spark plug wires. wired from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,523
Posted By Cheaterpete
Re: Cam Timing question for the experts on Isky 1007B

I did have same issues with factory ISKY cams, I m now working with schneider, D&l, And Kiwil100 only.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2017, 04:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By Cheaterpete
Re: Machining Valve Guides-Viton Stem Seals

Some French flathead got this modification from factory
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,019
Posted By Cheaterpete
Re: flywheel weight removal ?

I reduce mine 35%, and it s all good in the roadster, make a significance difference
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,617
Posted By Cheaterpete
Re: 3.25 gears in a deuce

I have a 32 roadster with 255 french flathead, full ported, literio l100 cam, milodon valves, lightweight flywheel, T5 and winters quick change, my car weight 980kg, my final gear is equivalent to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By Cheaterpete
Re: Main cap studs or bolts?

I use original army french flathead bolts, never had an issue
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By Cheaterpete
Re: need advice on my cam choice for my shoe box

I know for the distributor, I already have a SBC distrib with pertronix.

For the cam, I didn t know about the duration, I should go with a 1007b in that case

Isky 1007b Duration : 256...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By Cheaterpete
need advice on my cam choice for my shoe box

Hi everyone

I'm working on our familly car, a ford 1950 shoe box with original 8ba and 3 speed transmission

I have now upgraded the 3 speed to a 3 + OD, and I m now thinkin of installing the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,440
Posted By Cheaterpete
Re: Downside to mild cam?

Thanks, very nice article
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,532
Posted By Cheaterpete
Re: Flathead Cam recommendation

Literio L100, best choice ever
Forum: Early V8 10-26-2016, 04:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 862
Posted By Cheaterpete
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2016, 02:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,803
Posted By Cheaterpete
Re: Block cleaning at home

Here is my procedure for block cleaning

1- hot water high pressure with different cleaner ( oven cleaner, or engine cleaner)
2- 3 dAYS in the tank with phosphoric acid
3- 2 days f Electrolytic...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By Cheaterpete
Re: Maybe another stupid question . shoebox door locker

Do you know how to do it for the trunk lock?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2016, 04:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By Cheaterpete
Re: Maybe another stupid question . shoebox door locker

I found it! there is a screw behind the weatherstrip!

Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2016, 02:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By Cheaterpete
Maybe another stupid question . shoebox door locker

I have to change the door lock system, by any chance any body have a clear explanation on how do I remove the old doors lock?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2016, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,265
Posted By Cheaterpete
Re: ford 1950 idler steering arm, need help

Done in 30 minutes, thanks again!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,265
Posted By Cheaterpete
Re: ford 1950 idler steering arm, need help

WOW, thank you!

I will do that tonite
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2016, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,265
Posted By Cheaterpete
ford 1950 idler steering arm, need help

Hello

Could you help me, I have to change the idler arm on my 1950 ford, but how do you do it' I can t figure out how to take it off

Any explanation or pictures will be welcome

thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,446
Posted By Cheaterpete
Re: Ford 1950 ring and pinion?

It is terrible... and getting worse every year, it kills our hobby
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,446
Posted By Cheaterpete
Re: Ford 1950 ring and pinion?

France/Switzerland in Europe
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2016, 02:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,446
Posted By Cheaterpete
Re: Ford 1950 ring and pinion?

Ok ,thank you for your help, I will check for a 49-50 overdrive


For your information gas cost 5.8$ a gallon here....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,446
Posted By Cheaterpete
Re: Ford 1950 ring and pinion?

I drive a 1932 ford roadster, with a 255 flathead engine, driving with the T5 on free way at 75 MPH with good fuel economy is a very good feeling.

Driving my ford 1950 with the original flathead...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2016, 01:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,446
Posted By Cheaterpete
Re: Ford 1950 ring and pinion?

Hello everyone, I d love to find a complete and running overdrive transmission, but most of the time, they are incomplete or non working, I have 600x16 tires and driving a 60 on the highway at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2016, 04:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,446
Posted By Cheaterpete
Ford 1950 ring and pinion?

Dear Ford addicts

Just bough a Ford 1950 tudor sedan and would like to change my ring and pinion, it is a 3.73 at the moment that was initially with an overdirve ( I think), it now have a regular...
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