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Forum: Early V8 06-12-2021, 10:57 PM
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Posted By Brian
35 rear bumper irons

As above, thanks, Brian
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By Brian
Re: 1937 CYLINDER Heads

coop, I don't know so much....Whilst it is true V8 Pilots came from the Dagenham factory equipped with these heads, why is it, that Ford Canada offered these heads as replacements, prior to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By Brian
Re: 1937 CYLINDER Heads

I have a Ford Motor Company of Canada 'Fast Moving Parts Catalogue 1928-1949' -yes, correct spelling, which has an illustration of that very same cylinder head on page 144, with the description 77...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2021, 01:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By Brian
Re: Ford V8 crankshaft removal

Remove the clutch and flywheel ,then the crank will come
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By Brian
Re: Aftermarket aluminum finned heads for 1937 21 stud

Allard, and now there is an outfit in Britain casting Gem heads
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By Brian
Re: Flywheel bolts

65 ft/lbs...torque in three stages
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By Brian
Re: Flywheel bolts

I never run the lock wires, I just torque em up with loctite. Never yet had a flywheel come loose.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,395
Posted By Brian
Re: Can this be welded?

These photos are of an early fuel pump mount that I modified the mounting flange on, by TIG welding, in order to mount the pump at an angle, which will prove these things can be welded.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,395
Posted By Brian
Re: Can this be welded?

From 37 on they are zinc, the early ones are aluminum
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,395
Posted By Brian
Re: Can this be welded?

Yes, a good welder can Tig that up no worries, however, probably easier to find another one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2021, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By Brian
Re: Help identifying a strange door handle

It appears the end of the square shank is drilled and tapped...if so 35 open cars [roadster, phaeton etc, possibly?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By Brian
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2021, 01:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 849
Posted By Brian
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By Brian
Re: 221 rear main needed, and a question about width

That'll work, congratulations on getting it sorted
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By Brian
Re: 221 rear main needed, and a question about width

More likely, whoever ground the crankshaft, widened the thrust faces with the edge of the wheel. You definitely do not want to reassemble the engine with .025" end float! Like I've previously said,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2021, 12:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By Brian
Re: 221 rear main needed, and a question about width

Std length is 2.249" -2,251". Ford did manufacture some rear mains 0.015" longer...unfortunately I have no part number for this particular bearing.
If you can only source std length 0.040" rear main...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By Brian
Re: Rebuilt '39 Transmission quiz. How many issues can you find?

gearbox top is the earlier version, not double detent 39 style with the 3" fork
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2021, 01:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 827
Posted By Brian
Re: suicide doors and broken legs work well together

Yep...6 weeks in a cast, and you've still got the tire to finish removing!! Actually, I'm surprised you could even walk/hobble around for two days.
Look on the bright side...at least you've got the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By Brian
Re: 36 Ford 3 brush generator

Moving the 3rd brush down INCREASES the output. Adjust by referencing the ammeter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,736
Posted By Brian
Re: 33 navigator

I'm real sorry to hear this tragic news Lawrie. My deepest sympathy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By Brian
Re: 1933 Ford gearbox

But isn't the rear mount different?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2021, 11:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 927
Posted By Brian
Re: Columbia rear ratios

That's a very helpful chart, thanks!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 766
Posted By Brian
Re: Need some help identifying these hubs/drums

Definitely 32-34... 35 are similar but easily identified in as much as they are ribbed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,283
Posted By Brian
Re: 1942 Mercury rebuild vlog

I'm happy for you Rudi...enjoy!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By Brian
Re: Installing Cam Gear on 1936 Camshaft

I always use the aluminum press on gear. What I do is, after oiling the nose of the cam, is heat the gear...this expands it and allows it to drop on and gives enough time to correctly orient the...
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