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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By oldford2
Re: Headbolts

Kirk, you need to be a little patient before you rip the Barners.
You got your answer
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By oldford2
Re: Shipping engine

That is another option but you have to spend $200 dollars for it and need to secure it on a pallet. Also mighty inviting for a shipped to put another pallet of unknown wt. on top.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By oldford2
Re: Shipping engine

Fastenal advised against boxing it to prevent stacking another pallet on it and leave the breather pipe to further deter loading anything on it. I have had Good luck on a few shipments with them....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By oldford2
Re: Shipping engine

Here is how I have shipped engines. Used Fastenal for transport
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,016
Posted By oldford2
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,061
Posted By oldford2
Re: Mitchell Overdrive

Westach makes a 6 volt tach. Very reasonable and a cinch to hook up.
John
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By oldford2
Re: Tie Rod End Removal

I made one long ago before HF.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 816
Posted By oldford2
Re: Thermostat

I think all thermostats will open in a pan of boiling water. Need to put in a thermometer to see when they actually open.
John
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By oldford2
Re: Holley 94 carb jets

OK, so question: what is the size of a 51 jet? decimal .051 or 51 drill size .067
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By oldford2
Re: Got the call

That's what I did when I installed mine. Take the tires off. What shift did you get? Cable or lever. Also don't forget clearance once installed. What year is your car? A lever would not work on a 46...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By oldford2
Re: Relocating condenser

Well, I admit I don't understand mf. And will have to check which condenser I have now that has run perfectly for 8 years.
But when I first got my 46, 42guy (Richard) nursed me thru carb and dizzy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By oldford2
Re: Relocating condenser

Here it is.
A good solėd ground on the condenser holder and connect the lead from the condenser to the coil terminal that heads down to the dizzy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By oldford2
Re: cleaned fuel bowl=no start?

Sounds like you found your problem "lots of debris in the bowl. So, your jets may be clogged again. Only takes a piece the size of fly sh#t to do it. You definitely need a filter before the pump....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By oldford2
Re: 3 3/4" crankshaft clean out plugs

Well, you don't list your location but if you are in the states just go to your advanced auto store or napa and order them. Dorman makes them. I have 5/8 plugs for Mercury cranks. Dorman #555-010. If...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By oldford2
Re: tappets

Never heard of a stem breaking thru ANY lifter face. Where are you getting this info from?? Please explain
John
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,060
Posted By oldford2
Re: How hot is too hot?

70 at 1700 rpm. What rear end do you have? Overdrive?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By oldford2
Re: Replacement Ignition Key

pm 32phil
A great ford locksmith. He will send you his phone # and talk to you.
A real Ford guy
John
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By oldford2
Talking Re: method for verifying fuel pump output volume

Yup, that happened to me after my prostate treatment. Except they had 2 nurses do the test:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By oldford2
Re: Ardun v8 60 heads?

checkout this flathead

Emi-Sul heads ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AmRgGuXAzk
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,289
Posted By oldford2
Re: radio repair?

One my best old fiends (passed now) restored his 54 Merc to exact original condition. 8 years of tedious work/pleasure. Anyway he sent his radio to a fellow down south for restoration. The fellow...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By oldford2
Re: high rpms breaking up

I don't know anything about Bubba's dizzies. But as GM says that on original distributors, weak springs will cause "points float". Skipping/missing at high RPM
John
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,987
Posted By oldford2
Re: What are the must haves for you're shop?

I have a small shop (18x 26) insulated, but good for an engine rebuild every year. I have a pellet stove, window a/c, engine hoist, grinder, and a valve grinder (yes, I still butt grind valves, no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By oldford2
Re: 50 Ford 8ba spark plug fouling problem

I have been using Champion H12's for many years and engines.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By oldford2
Re: ford transmission?

Thanks for the quick reply. No good for a 46 v8 pickup then. Don't know why he had it but he was a hoarder for parts. Just helping his widow clean out the shop. If someone can use it you can pick it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By oldford2
ford transmission?

Anyone know if this is a Ford truck transmission? Thanks
John
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