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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By tubman
Re: Wheel/Tire Fitment 51 Vicky

Thanks, Ken; that saves me a lot of crawling around with a ruler. Look in the manual? Duh! Why didn't I think of that? A positive offset of .62 gives a backspacing of 3.12".

It looks like the OP...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 443
Posted By tubman
Re: Speed bleeders for 1949 F1

Another vote for "Speed Bleeders".
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By tubman
Re: Flat spot that just won't go away

Or perhaps a bad vacuum gauge; can you check yours out on another vehicle or perhaps borrow another?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By tubman
Re: Wheel/Tire Fitment 51 Vicky

Are you still interested in the measurements of the stock wheels and the later ones I have on the rear? Since you are looking at 16's, the measurements of the stock 15's may not apply, or even be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 590
Posted By tubman
Re: howdy from mrmoose

I agree with everyone; that is one great looking truck. I think about getting something like that from time to time, to replace my '99 F150.:) Then I realize that I'd still need the F150 for dump...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 31,461
Posted By tubman
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Man, you work fast! This, finishing your shop AND tractor pulls? Amazing!:eek:

Everything looks great, too!:cool:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By tubman
Re: New guy with a 1952 Flathead

You know, I don't actually know. However, when I measured my engines, the valves always had a bunch (.040-.060"?) more clearance over them than the pistons, so I didn't worry about them.

How's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By tubman
Re: Thanks for adding me

Welcome! How about posting some pictures; we all love pictures!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By tubman
Re: swap meet find

So it must be the condenser then, eh?:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By tubman
Re: What is the Application of these OS Valves?

Win, I agree with you. Give me a few days and let me go through my "stash" and see what I have, as I try to save all of the original parts I can. No promise, but I'll look.

Perhaps a bunch of us...
Forum: Early V8 09-12-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 52
Posted By tubman
Wanted : Passenger side Edmunds 8BA head

The title says it all. I am looking for a passenger side Edmunds finned aluminum head for an 8BA. I have a good drivers side, so the head I need should be usable, not a "wall hanger". I would prefer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By tubman
Re: Western WA shops

I swear your location said "NC" when I posted my response. Oh well, maybe I'm just losin' it; not uncommon at my age.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By tubman
Re: New guy with a 1952 Flathead

If you are going to rework them, I think 8BA's would be as good as EAB's. It costs the same to mill .020" as it does to go .040", and after that the effort is the same. EAB's are going way up in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By tubman
Re: Western WA shops

"WA"? Isn't that the abbreviation for Washington state? Or do you mean Washington DX? Maybe "Western VA", given your location?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By tubman
Re: 39/41 rear wheel spats

Now I am getting confused; I thought "wheel covers" were those fancy "hubcaps" that snapped into the wheel rim and covered the entire inside of the wheel.:confused:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By tubman
Re: old or new motor

If it has been running like this for a while (months, years with no water in the oil or coolant loss), I'd bet that the block is good. That being said, it will have to be torn down and checked, but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By tubman
Re: Stromberg 97 adjust

I've got a special screwdriver designed just for this purpose somewhere. It has a cylinder shaped piece over the slotted part that holds it on the adjusting screw so it doesn't slip off. It is on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By tubman
Re: New guy with a 1952 Flathead

If we knew where you are (at least the general location), I'll bet there are bunch of guys in your neighborhood that have the same situation that I do.

Adding your approximate location to your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By tubman
Re: swap meet find

Coop, I will remind you that the one in the second picture is a Harmon-Collins; I think that will make a difference.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,715
Posted By tubman
Re: Local Estate Auction 1935 Roadster Sells for $53,925.00

My cardiologist says there is. I'm limited to one cup a day (sometimes, I cheat).
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 424
Posted By tubman
Re: 45 Truck parking brake problems

Maybe the parts are swapped side to side?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By tubman
Re: New guy with a 1952 Flathead

I am a firm believer that the quickest and easiest thing you can do to improve performance on a flathead is to modify the heads (either stock or aftermarket) for optimum quench and increased...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By tubman
Re: '37 Touring bus

Now there's one I DON'T have room for.

I like it, though.:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,049
Posted By tubman
Re: 1951 8BA Flathead

I'll do some measuring when I get to my shop next week.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,028
Posted By tubman
Re: Rear Axle Shock Mounts

I seem to remember that the ones I had "back in the day" had larger holes in the brackets to accommodate internally threaded pieces with a hex head that screwed on to the original square headed bolts
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