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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-14-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,685
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Off Set Crank Grinding

I've got an old CT 4 1/2" stroker crank for the flathead.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-14-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 478
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Mallory Unilite Distributor HELP requested.

I have used the Beru coil with no problems.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Thermostat for 59AB

Looks like there is no way in the world that you can use that thermostat.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,531
Posted By flatjack9
Re: What is the price of a rebuilt flathead??

As I remember, and this was quite a few years ago, the heads were numbered in the low 100's. As an aside, I also had a chance to buy Don Ferguson's 1934 Bonneville car. No one knew the history of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,531
Posted By flatjack9
Re: What is the price of a rebuilt flathead??

Over the years I've talked to several people who have indicated that very same thing. In fact years ago I had a chance to buy a complete Ardun engine and was advised if I was going to spend that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By flatjack9
Re: 390 Holley vacuum advance hose question

There is no place on the carb that will give a proper signal for a Loadamatic distributor.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,234
Posted By flatjack9
Re: oil pump

I'll check tomorrow.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By flatjack9
Re: flathead

See your other post. Dave Martin.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,234
Posted By flatjack9
Re: oil pump

Dave is an excellent flathead builder. I think he is in the Rochester area.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,980
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Help with a family issue

Life is good, eh Charlie? Congrats.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By flatjack9
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By flatjack9
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By flatjack9
Re: 8BA Low Oil Pressure

All flatheads have 2 - 1/4" pipe connections at the back of the block just as his picture shows.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By flatjack9
Re: backire through carburator on 1946 8 cylinder

I think your mechanic is blowing smoke up you know where.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Correct Head torque

What you used is non-hardening.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By flatjack9
Re: backire through carburator on 1946 8 cylinder

Dump the Pertronix. Also if the engine backfired, you might want to check the integrity of the power valve.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,160
Posted By flatjack9
Re: 8BA compression issues

You know #1 is on the passenger side and is not the forward most cylinder as in most engines. Sounds like you have them mixed up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Correct Head torque

In 25 years, I have never had a problem with 45 lb ft.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Correct Head torque

I use 45 lb ft.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 534
Posted By flatjack9
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By flatjack9
Re: help with Mallory install

I don't know that I have seen a Mallory distributor with vacuum advance.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,126
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Number of surviving 36 Fords with folding tops

One of them is mine. It is presently having the top and interior installed. All original car, except for juice brakes, and is painted Washington Blue. I know of 1 more that Jim was not aware of.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Thread sealant

I use the pipe thread sealant in all my builds. Probably 30 - 40 engines with no problems.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,114
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

I've made my decision to use spacers and one extra plug washer totaling .210. Makes for a good fit.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,114
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

An extra plug washer won't be near enough. Read above.
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