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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By tenniesgrandpa
Distributor

After paying for and waiting three months, then to find I was looking at another three months to get a distributor for my 8ba. I ordered and got one in two weeks all set and ready install from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,399
Posted By tenniesgrandpa
Re: Bubbas phone contact?

I ordered and paid for my distributor on Feb. 1 and have waited long enough, now I see your not shipping for another 3 months!!!!!! I want my $300 returned immediately!!
Paul
Forum: Early V8 09-13-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 732
Posted By tenniesgrandpa
Flathead to AOD adaptor

Looking for adapter to put an AOD on a 8ba. Speedway has one for $399. Hoping to do better than that. Maybe someone has one taking up space.
Thanks Paul
Forum: Early V8 04-10-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By tenniesgrandpa
Need a compression ring

I broke a compression for my 8ba and hate to order a whole set for a single ring. It's .060 over for Offenhauser pistons. I don't know if they are a standard size or their own, measures .092"...
Forum: Early V8 04-05-2016, 01:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 569
Posted By tenniesgrandpa
Distributor

Got my l-100 cam today, now going to need a mechanical advance distributor . Anyone have one?
Thanks Paul
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2016, 12:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 533
Posted By tenniesgrandpa
8BA comming togeather

About ready for assembly. 3 3/4, .060 over, .020/.020 crank. Four ring pistons using three rings. 95% oil filter mod done. Sent my cam in to Tony today for L-100 grind. All new stainless bolts...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,009
Posted By tenniesgrandpa
Valve adjusting

In all the posts I see on adjusting valves there is a lot of emphasis on turning the engine "cam" as little as possible, and that's understandable. Now why no mention about when pistons are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,107
Posted By tenniesgrandpa
Pistons before valves

Is there any particular reason to install the valve train before pistons? Only reason I ask is that I have valve parts on order and have the pistons ready to go in.
Thanks Paul
Forum: Early V8 03-05-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 498
Posted By tenniesgrandpa
Lifters , EAB heads

I'm looking for adjustable lifters for an 8ba. Also set of eab heads.
Forum: Early V8 03-05-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 367
Posted By tenniesgrandpa
Lifters needed, EAB heads

I'm looking for adjustable lifters for an 8ba. Also set of eab heads.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,152
Posted By tenniesgrandpa
Re: Do I need a coil resistor in a 8 ba

Another resistor question. My 48 truck 8ba had one, do I need one when it gets changed to 12 volt?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2016, 12:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 911
Posted By tenniesgrandpa
8ba advice

I have an 8ba from 48 truck. Machine work is done, cleaned, magnafluxed, "has hardened seats" ground, valves ground, board 60 over crank turned 20/20. Got Offinhauser pistons. I have original cast...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,983
Posted By tenniesgrandpa
Re: Cam and Head differance

Alright say it was just rebuilt stock and when I was ready then change heads. With being stock cam and 60 over what are pros and cons of Edelbrock and Offenhauser, and what models would make a good...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,983
Posted By tenniesgrandpa
Re: Cam and Head differance

I'm going to stay with stock heads and intake for now. I'm not looking for a lot of power and rpm gains. Would rather just reliable stop light to stop light
toy with a nice sounding little lope...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,983
Posted By tenniesgrandpa
Cam and Head differance

How do isky max-1, 77, and 88 compare? Building a 49 for a project, not sure what it will be, thinking a trike.
Other is heads, is there any difference between ford and merc heads?
Thinking about...
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