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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Noise in 2nd gear 39 Transmission

And you can file them they are so soft,
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 33 engine noise

Brian, the mechanical advance does,nt start until 400 eng rpm,
All my engines have a tic marked on the pulley and a pointer.
I used to use the timing light and check the timing at 400 rpm, then up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 33 engine noise

So today I made up a little tester to set the timing staticky.
I put a 9v battery in and a pizza buzzer and light,
so now its very easy to do.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By Lawrie
Thumbs up 33 engine noise

Over the last year or so our 33(99a engine) has had this harmonic type noise creep in, mostly on acceleration or power on,
I looked back through the log book for the 33 and see that it was more than...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Full shed of ford v8,s

No not yet ,Im checking the diff ratio on the 39 this morning
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 02:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Full shed of ford v8,s

Keith , the modern one would have to go outside.
Did you try the gearbox top ?
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 675
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Getting on Fordbarn

I have a Mac in the shed, it all of a sudden just stopped getting onto the barn it says can't establish a secure connection, it will get onto e/bay tube etc but not the barn.the Mac upstairs has no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Full shed of ford v8,s

Yes, ,Trevor , but it is nice up here,
Jimbo, I'm going to crawl under it this morning and have a look.
I have often thought about an OD for the 33 but as its main job is towing the caravan around...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By Lawrie
Full shed of ford v8,s

I have a mates 39 coupe in the shed today for a small problem ,got it sorted so it ,s in my shed till tomorrow, with the other Ford V8,s.
I took it out for a drive today with wife Carol, she was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,500
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Jack recall, chinese junk from Harbor Freight

I had a mate who had a boat that had a chi+++ engine in it, It was called a dungho
My mate and son were doing a service in the engine room and the sons job was to clean the dungho,s oil bath air...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,500
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Jack recall, chinese junk from Harbor Freight

My Dad was in there Air Force during the war,I have some of his snap on tools, one a 1/2 ratchet I gave to the snap on man to give it a clean up, he said that style was last made in 1945, so I know...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,500
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Jack recall, chinese junk from Harbor Freight

My jack is a Brunnhoelzl alloy one,
I have had it for 9 years(got it for a birthday prez), never missed a beat.
Used most days in the shed.
Tony, I bet they use these at your shop.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,500
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Jack recall, chinese junk from Harbor Freight

I have a great USA made floor Jack, Its a treat, I will get a pic and brand for you today.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By Lawrie
Hard to find misfire.

I had made up a spare distributor for the 33, just to try out with a different 11a advance, before I fitted the nice new set from Bubbas,
I ran it up on my machine and it was fine, took it for a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Oil gallery plug

The oil gets to the timing gears via the flat in the relief valve seat,
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Rod Clearance

OK , the originals would be better though if using the floaters ?.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By Lawrie
pain in the but job on the 33 today

Any one who does a heap of miles in their old Fords and need to grease the U/J cavity will know what a job it is, getting the grease gun onto the nipple amongst all the brake rods, speedo cable and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 01:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Rod Clearance

Gary, what if you used the 21a rods,
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,368
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Delivery problem for parts

Thanks For that freight info, at least now we know roughly how long and why.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,529
Posted By Lawrie
Re: A Fairy tale Crab Build from Bubbas

Nick and Jim, looks like you are both on the Hemo dialysis , hence the good and bad days.
We are very lucky ,Wife is on PD dialysis every night, 1-1/2 years to date and no bad days.she is actually...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,368
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Delivery problem for parts

Dave my delivery is up to tomorrow, so will wait a few days and check,
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,368
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Delivery problem for parts

Same in Australia
I,m waiting for cam followers from the USA shipped on usps, by the tracking number took 3 days to get out of the USA on 5th April , tracking now just says its on its way , still...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Driveshaft spline wear

And if it doesn't work it will bugger the pinion bearings as it migrates to the rear end.
I know.I never cleaned out a machined driveshaft and the swarf did them in
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,533
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 59a with Scat Set Up Your thoughts please.

The 21 stud engines in my lot are the smoothest engines,
Maybe its the low comp
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Stromberg e-fire worth it?

What would be the difference over the MSD unit, I have two of them one a ready to run and the other drives the 7al series IGN unit on the dragster, the ready to run unit is just in the drawer.
Lawrie
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