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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Changing stock '34 pitman arm -source?

Tom,
I just went thru this scenario only '32 Ford w/ F-1 box. I matched up the '32 arm with one from my stash that had the tapered hole for a conventional tie rod end.
I relieved the 3...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 288
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: 41 mostly stock 6v posted ground - adding a fan

Someone may have a source for an elec fan that can do the job on 6 volts but at the
urging of Flatjack Meyer I installed a shroud on my '41 p'up ,when it was still 6v, instead
of an elec fan....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Charlie ny computor

Yes and Yes !
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Charlie ny
Charlie ny computor

My computer is healthy again .
Thank you all,
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Locked up!

Ric,
There were two variations of shift towers in the '34 era. One had an additional sheet metal selector, shall I say, the other did not. The 'selector' I believe reduced the
likeyhood of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Delco distributor on my flathead now

Thank you Larry......that is a HAYES electronic unit. It ran a sbc for a while now it's all 8BA.
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 561
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: She looks good but she doesn’t run so good

P'up......With the air horn inverted and the gasket removed the dimension from the gasket face of the air horn to the top of the float should be 1.350. Also check the
float drop, very important.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: EAB Heads & their Piston Reliefs - Is this right?

JJseery & Jack have it.
The EAB's on my big bad 286 were warped.....that's what those heads do. I did
some simple calculations and had the heads milled to my numbers. I ran 3 studs in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 925
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: diamondback tires

Be absolutely sure you are talking with the factory rep. There is a tire re-seller that
has fashioned his site to appear like the factory.....Took me a while to shake loose of
this re-seller....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: How to use a holly model 59 carb on 8BA engine

dono,
e mail me your address and I'll send you the correct BOWL AND BASE to
make your Ford Load a matic distributor happy. Vac source must be from ABOVE the throttle plates. We can...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 984
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Which is easier

Unless you just love lining up the grill and rad again I'd remove the rear and go that way.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 615
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Question about a "Helmet" distributor

Denny,
I'm guessing the goose neck bend in the strap was to accommodate various thickness's...Why not let me send you some in various thicknesses and material.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 615
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Question about a "Helmet" distributor

Denny,
Refresh my memory....address please..........six coming your way various thickness's.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Distributor Cap Alignment Tab Missing

Careful , not just key stock.....there is an integral 3/16 diameter on the back of that

key. I'm sure Michael has NOS keys...if not I have some used....for the cost of shipping.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,324
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Mercury Flathead on Craigs list MN

Looks like a Merc that ended up in a big truck...11"clutch.....If I needed a 4" crank and
that motor was nearby, 50 mi or less, I'd offer less then meet in the middle. That guy
knows scrap price...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 559
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Fuel line connectors- AN/JIC to IFF Questions

Bob,
Same everything...same Ford nut and ferrule used for Ford carbs and Strombergs....
trust us !
Charlie...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 559
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Fuel line connectors- AN/JIC to IFF Questions

Bob,
Why not cut the flare off the end of the tubing, remove the flare nut then slip on a Ford nut ( Edelmann 108400 ) and a 1/4" ferrule and connect your flex line to it....
the way Ford...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,142
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Mallory sbc to 8BA 4 lobe cam issues

Chris,
You should receive the Mallory today or Friday. Eyeballing your distributor is

what got me going here. I did install yours in my big cam stroker motor....286...and
it fired...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,142
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Mallory sbc to 8BA 4 lobe cam issues

Solidaxle...........in my inventory of Mallory breaker plate I have a bunch of the 26017
plates as shown in your post.....the plate that got me in trouble is 24878. I'd sure like
to know what...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,142
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Mallory sbc to 8BA 4 lobe cam issues

My recall is not what it used to be but I do remember my '53 Olds coupe with a LaSalle trans and '57 J2..........Coming off the line at about 6000 the clutch and pp blew up and

grenaded the rear...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,142
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Mallory sbc to 8BA 4 lobe cam issues

Denny,
Some years back Skip Haney rebuilt a Mallory 'square' coil for a buddy,

perhaps he still does.

Ron,
Alice and I will always cherish the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,142
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Mallory sbc to 8BA 4 lobe cam issues

I went thru my inventory of Mallory parts and found that I had initially used the only

non DOUBLE LIFE plate to build the distributor that started this post. I had eight
DOUBLE LIFE breaker...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,142
Posted By Charlie ny
Mallory sbc to 8BA 4 lobe cam issues

I have some sbc Mallory's in the shop to convert to 8 BA. These are the
2 piece vintage cap styles. Here's the problem all have 4 lobe cams, all
are dual point using the Ford style Mallory...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Stock 8ba distributor?

The Load a matic is fine for a stock 8ba, the vac cans are still available but are generic.
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,899
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Should I be concerned?

I like it....I really like that the owner installed a fan shroud.

Charlie
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