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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:56 AM
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Posted By Lawrie
34??steering wheel

I have in my spares a black steering wheel ,that looks very near to the 33 and 34 ones ,BUT ,it is about 1/2 inch bigger in diameter and has a thicker rim.
to fit a tapered shaft and has two keyways...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 33 steering box and lube

I gave the new shaft .001 clearance on the new bushes.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 33/34 steering question

Thanks Ron,
Then I wouldn,t be able to use the stock light switch.
good info though.
We had two good results yesterday,one the 33 steering worm and the other was to get the spark plugs out of our...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 33/34 steering question

Ok ,thanks, Will order some new ends.
I just fitted the new worm to my old shaft, I made a collet and holder for the shaft ,worked great.pressed it on in the press,took a few tons though.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 33/34 steering question

Ted and Deuce L
Is the 40-3311 stud thats in the 33/34 a taper fit in the arm, not straight
Its looks like a straight shaft into the arm, not a taper in my parts books.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 33/34 steering question

Thanks, Ted and Deuce lover,
My thoughts are to make up a spare drag link from a 48 one I have using new modern ball joints ,
Keith come over some time and we will look at your one I have here to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By Lawrie
33/34 steering question

Would any one know if the taper on the 40-3311 drag link stud is the same taper as the later 11A-3290-A drag link end.
that is would the later 11A -3290-A end fit into the 33/34 steering arm....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Lawrie
33 steering box and lube

Our 33 had got a little more play in the steering than I liked , so after a good look at it found the sector shaft bushes had play in them allowing the sector shaft to move around.
so thinking it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,428
Posted By Lawrie
Re: The Bubba plan for now ......???? Jim Linder

Jim, I dont know what sort of dialysis your on ,or if you have an option ,But, my wife Carol is, we were all set for the hemo dialysis but opted for the PD dialysis.best thing we did.
She has been...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 910
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 39 Coupe Broken Axle Removal.

And if you end up changing the axle tube,make sure you measure from the gasket face down to the bottom of the carrier bearing recess to make sure they are the same,if not (mine were not) adjust the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By Lawrie
Re: steering box rebuild

I have just done one on our 33, a bit of machining involved if you replace the bushes, but for sure not an in car job.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Old Herbrand Tool for pulling heads off Flathead V8's.

BY the looks of it you have the whole set minus the box.
I have the same set in its orig box,it works well
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 916
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Air/Fuel Meter/gauge

I nave the weld in bung on my 33 .34 and 28 A, an easy way to het the mixture right. we use an inovate setup .
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2019, 01:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By Lawrie
Re: tool help

Brian ,the front roller bearing sleave next to the speedo drive.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By Lawrie
tool help

Would any one have a KR wilson or similar tool that you use to get the driveshaft bearing sleave out.
I need the outside diameter of it so I can make one.
thanks Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 637
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 53 Mercury Intake Guide Seals?

If you dont put them in, they will suck oil in,Then the carbon will build up on top of the piston and head and then the next thing you will have a noise like hammers tied to the crankshaft,ask me I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Universal Joint different sices?

we are lucky to have barnfind 08 here,
to fix up our 33 using genuine ford parts is great.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,018
Posted By Lawrie
Re: stuck rear hub help

Well , three days ,and two pullers, and finally its off.
The best KRW pullers just would not get it loose, tried heating along the keyway but no go,
I have pulled lots of these hubs off using my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,018
Posted By Lawrie
Re: stuck rear hub help

Will keep you informed, yesterday ,after buggering two pullers, we have made up a setup that we can fit in a 10 or 20 ton porta power cylinder,
I have a grand parents morning at school this morning...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,286
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Cyl Heads-Navarro vs Edelbrock or Offenhauser

You are right about the blower,our old hilborn injected engine in the dragster only went about 115 mph, built the new engine with a 471blower and best so far is 142 mph.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,018
Posted By Lawrie
Re: stuck rear hub help

I have the KR wilson puller, It wont break free.
It just started to swell the steel tube that holds it all together.
Brakes are not hung up as the wheel turns easy.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,018
Posted By Lawrie
stuck rear hub help

My mate has a 48 that the rear wheel cylinders are leaking ,so he tries to remove the rear hub,we have the car on the hoist, proper puller on the hub ,no luck, tried every thing ,heated the hub ,no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Cold this mornin'

Rob ,you need t/stats in that thing.
They are way better than covering the rad.
we are back home and just need to wash the 33 clean of bugs and grass hoppers,
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2019, 01:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By Lawrie
Re: checking rod and main bearings

Get the books by Ol Ron and JWL, they will tell you all you need to know about setting them up, and Yes, you need mikes, to measure the journal, rod ID and bearing thickness.
Floaters set up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 789
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Crankshaft Timing Gear Install

If you have acess to a lathe,its an easy job to machine up a stud to screw into the front of the crankshaft and with the other end of it threaded as well us a nut to pull it on,do drama or damage to...
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