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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 714
Posted By richard crow
Re: gasoline

in the cold climet states i don,t know how maney of you guys remember adding dry gas witch was achol every fall & if you did not you wound up with a frozen fuel line .now you never hear the word dry...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 940
Posted By richard crow
Re: Painting Copper Brake Lines

i had a 1930 chrysler the car had factory copper brake lines never had a prolbem car is still driven today.chrysler never made a car with mechanal brakes
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 757
Posted By richard crow
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,100
Posted By richard crow
Re: Decarbonize engine

back in the 50s i worked for a short time in a cadilllac dealer,those mid 50s cars had high compression most of the car we serviced were driven in the city they had a product called carbasol witch we...
Forum: Early V8 11-23-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By richard crow
trade a 35 ford 5 window coupe

trade my restored 35 5 window coupe for a complet 36 ford 3 window coupe needing resteration as long as it,s not a rot box
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By richard crow
Re: Valve adjustment sequence

a very simple way . remove dist cap crank eng till rotor lines up with number on spark plug wire. adj valves number cylinder crank eng till rotor lines up with next plug wire. you adjust all the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,758
Posted By richard crow
Re: Cracked Block

at the ends of the crack drill a small hole then hammer in a piece of sorda now get a can of zotight follow instructions your problem is over
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By richard crow
Re: Where to buy 1936 Brake Shoes?

if you want good stopeing get woven lining
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,784
Posted By richard crow
Re: Ebay sales tax in place

we are bring taxed to death & no body saiys any thing the roads are shot the bridges are falling down & all that goes on in washton is this inpeachment bs
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By richard crow
mercury 4 inch crank

i just got an 8ba eng i removed the oil pan & on the crank there is writen kim barr 4 inch strocker has any one ever heard of him
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By richard crow
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 931
Posted By richard crow
Re: Matt (irontrap) did GOOD

this should be a leason to all you parts horders . sell your stuff now because when you die your widow or chrildren will sell them & get a lot less example i knew a man who had a hone over drive i...
Forum: Early V8 10-29-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 178
Posted By richard crow
1937 steering colum & drop

1937 steering colum with mounting drop lock works has two keys
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,206
Posted By richard crow
vick perno

don,t know if i got the name right he used to post what i did on my lunch hour haven,t seen any post latey
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By richard crow
Re: Carbon build up inside intake bores?

if you want to get rid of the carbon get a coffe cup fill with water. bring eng rpm up to about 1500 rpm pour the water down the carb slowe you don,t want to stall the eng do that when ever you think...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By richard crow
Re: Flathead 1951 V-8 Rotatable valves

doing away with the mushrme stem & going to split key sure made it a lot ezer to do a valve job
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 914
Posted By richard crow
Re: I broke my truck! Plus some dumb luck.

you keep using that piece of junk jack stand you will have more problems than a broken axle
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By richard crow
8 ba id

i just got an engine it,s an 8ba it has mercury heads. a cast iron bell housing . narrow belt pullys the only number on the eng is k1323 on the back of eng can any one id it it also has mushrum...
Forum: Early V8 10-16-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By richard crow
1951 mercury skirts trade

trade a nice orignal set of 1949 1950 fender skirts for a pair of 1951 mercury skirts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,781
Posted By richard crow
Re: Hershey experience

there wed thur. still the best place to find parts. my complent is a lot of people have spots but don,t show up or just use them for parking. so a lot of walking past empty spots wasting time &...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,814
Posted By richard crow
Re: Replace Flathead with Y-Block?

like it or not the small block chevy is the best choice . light small ez to install & you can buy a eng much cheaper than any other eng. ps they don,t over heat
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 746
Posted By richard crow
Re: Pulling rear hub and axle shaft assembly on 50 woodie

bolt the rear drum on back wards you can pull on it or ues a malet to loosen up the axle they are not usealy that tight
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,412
Posted By richard crow
Re: Greasing

have you ever herd of a grease pit. years ago when they were in use you drove the car over it & it was greased from below with all four wheels on the grond how quick we forget but then again a lot of...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-25-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By richard crow
Re: To seal ornot

why glue it on either side it,s a thick gasket & IT IS ONLY SUBJECT TO SPLASH NOT PRESSURE a little grease to hold it in place is all that is needed
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-25-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,223
Posted By richard crow
Re: vibration in my car

check the u joints in the drive shaft look for rust at the caps or a lot of play in the joint
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