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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: 1937 85hp cylinder sleeve possibly leaking water into the pan?

Not an expert, check with Flatjack9 who pressure tests my blocks but all he needs is heads off to pressure test. Your oil must be milky with leak to oil pan? Did you say your engine is on a stand? ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: 1937 85hp cylinder sleeve possibly leaking water into the pan?

I would pressure test the block. Shows cracks inside exhaust ports that can't be seen. Dave/Green Bay
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: Flathead Engine Shops

Contact Flatjack9 here on the Barn drive to Wisconsin and get exactly the Flathead motor you want. Dave/Green Bay
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 981
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: overdrive

Check with G.M. here on the barn. He used a 1990 Ford fuel tank switch for dual tanks to control the Columbia. Not quite sure what he does. Dave/Green Bay
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: 2019 Iola car show

Slowforty: You are correct about the weekend having less vendors. Wednesday is setup day so there is not much selling going on. Later Saturday afternoon there are some of the vendors leaving. Get...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: 2019 Iola car show

We will be in AL4 thru AL7. Will have 35-36 and 46-48 Ford parts. 35 & 46 coupe doors 46-48 front clip and much more stop by and say hi. Buddy has MoPar stuff Dave/Green Bay
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: engine rebuilder in Milwaukee / Racine, WI. area?

I'd put a third recommendation for Jack Meyer aka flatjack9 in Oshkosh. Dave/Green Bay
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-24-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,185
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: Nuts! Head nuts.... Acorn? Stainless?

Jaguar XKE head nuts work. Not Cheap. Dave Green Bay
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-24-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: 21 stud motor rebuild, beginner questions

Don't know how far you want to go with rear oil leak or if Red's headers even sells the kit any more but the link below shows pictures of what we did on my 35 21 Stud. Dave/Green Bay
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,817
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: Ford ran 2/3 cars at the 1035 Indy 500?

There is an annual event at Milwaukee called "Millers at Milwaukee" where these and several other cars run on the track. The owners are very good about opening hoods and talking about their cars.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,336
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: Columbia Differential Rebuild

Johnny rebuilt my Columbia for me. I made arrangements with him drove it down visited Tennessee attraction and picked it up 2 days later.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: Shout out to Ken/Alabama

I bought bearings rods and mains for a 221 from Ken. Fair price and exactly what he described. Dave/Green Bay
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,130
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: elling my stash

My wife tells me that if I were to die with all my junk she would dig me up and kill me again. Can you feel the love of old Ford parts. Dave/Green Bay
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: 1934 speedo rebuild

Williamsons did the speedo in my 35. Beautiful work. Dave/Green Bay

http://www.williamsons.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 952
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: Looking for a great Chrome Shop

Farther away but The Chrome Shop In Menasha Wisconsin does outstanding work. Not cheap. Dave/Green Bay

http://www.thechromeshopinc.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,830
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: 34 stock looking alternator

Isn't the casing a little larger that a stock generator? Dave/Green Bay
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,315
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: Unique bearing install

Buy Ol' Ron's book and you will understand how the bearings are fitted. I think Mac Van Pelt Sales http://www.vanpeltsales.com/ has the book. I would agree time for a new re-builder. Fitting full...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,173
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: Thanks to RonnieRoadster

Any pictures of your "blower motor" Thanks Dave/Green Bay
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,178
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: Optima 6V batteries production

Checked out Optima site:

"Because of the high-purity lead grid in the OPTIMA battery, it has a self-discharge rate much lower than conventional flat-plate batteries. This means the OPTIMA battery...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,178
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: Optima 6V batteries production

Thanks duce_roadster. Will hook it it up Dave/Green Bay
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,178
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: Optima 6V batteries production

Sorry to jump on this thread but does anyone know if I need to put new red top on battery tender for the winter? Thanks Dave/Green Bay
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: Wanted 39 Merc Mcculloch supercharger manual

Not many manuals other than the installation manual. I have scanned the installation manual and could send the pdf files to you. The 2 part article is one of the best information sources. PM me...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 880
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: Leftover flathead parts

I tried several years ago to give 5 59ab crankshafts away for FREE and no one wanted them. Ended up feeling very guilty and scarped them. Dave/Green Bay
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: Anyone using a powermaster generator ?

Luke: Is this going on your hot rod that you are working to put the McCulloch on? If so the generator mounts behind the supercharger and the fan is not an issue.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,512
Posted By Dave/Green Bay
Re: 1935 babbitt block

Where are you located? There is a shop northwest of Chicago that can re-babbitt or line bore for inserts They do a lot of Model A stuff. If you're close let me know and I can get the name. ...
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