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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,072
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Timing gear oiling?

Well at least all those worn out gears at the front of the Canadian flatheads will now be a thing of the past. And think about all the other worn out stuff found in the front of the engine the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Ct Street Rod Assoc May Swap Meet Canceled

Its official the Ct Street Rod Associations 51st annual Swap Meet to be held in May is canceled for this year. This of course is due to the on going virus problem. Please everyone stay safe and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,072
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Timing gear oiling?

The valley and crank shaft areas on old engines will be visually wetter this is caused by the windage of oil. Question how is it the lifters do not wear the cam lobes since they have no oil feeding...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 633
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Seat springs: paint or no?

Considering paint will add to the overall weight of the car a slight reduction in economy will take place. However having two carbies on that big cube power plant and how hard it will be to not use...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 287
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: 1932 air filter

Certainly unusual for sure but wonder why?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 287
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: 1932 air filter

Tubman i bet the K&N filter was not restricting the air flow but actually giving the engine more air. More air would then crate a lean situation thus causing the hiccup which was a symptom of a lean...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 633
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Seat springs: paint or no?

Paint is the way to go especially in a roadster.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,158
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Low oil pressure solved

My thoughts exactly
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,072
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Timing gear oiling?

A Ol' Ron read post #25 above its mentioned!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 599
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Isky cam

You can use any degree wheel available all thats needed is the center hole in the wheel needs to be large enough for the crank bolt diameter. You may need to make some type of adapter to hold the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,072
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Timing gear oiling?

Its not needed that area of the engine sees plenty of oil not only from the original design. But also from additional windage due to the oil flowing out of the front main bearing thats now covering...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 599
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Isky cam

Finally there getting it right. The last one i worked on a few months ago was off by 9 degrees.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 599
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Isky cam

Cam specs are one thing put it in the block and check timing events then let us know what you find. Good luck
Ronnieroadster
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,072
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Timing gear oiling?

While the early cam gear tooth pitch will in effect put the thrust towards the block this changes once the oil idler gear comes into the equation driving the oil pump gear. I have found the early...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,244
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: 1938 Flathead V8 Race Motor-What’s it worth?

Sadly that engine will be to little for the three window idea and as others have posted be way to expensive. In other words the most money you will spend for the least amount of horse power.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: How to properly use Glyptal

Read the shipping info Local pickup only no deal there!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,331
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Cam Timing question for the experts on Isky 1007B

A timing card is included for a reason with all after market cams. The reason this information is supplied is due to the fact theres no way the cam profile will be spot on when the grinding takes...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Trim Ends of Cork Pan Gaskets?

The answer to the question is yes trimmed around the seal. It not only works on a stock build it also works at 200 MPH plus. Oh and at well over 6500 RPM for extended periods of time.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Trim Ends of Cork Pan Gaskets?

Theres a number of ideas on why the gasket is long but what I have been doing for a very long time is simply trim the gasket so that it sits it sits around the seal. In effect a thin section of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,391
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Is this Interesting?

Tim if i was doing this type of system i would use compressed air to get the turbo spinning then the free power would become a reality. This way near instant boost would also be achieved plenty of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,391
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Is this Interesting?

Heres my Two cents on the turbo idea.
Using a turbo on the Flathead in this application to run all out top speeds would not really be any better if the boost was progressive. If anything the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,011
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Fuel pump collision switch

Very good idea. One suggestion put the switch in a location you can easily get to so you can reset the push button when needed. You may find if you hit a bad bump or if placed in the truck and you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-29-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,011
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Fuel pump collision switch

Goody for you no electric fuel pump however You missed the point of this post! The inertia switch is the easy solution they can be found in most wrecking yards in the trunk of older Fords that use...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,867
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: 1937 Flathead lost bolt... Help!

Actually there is a hole in the rear of the block that allows the oil that fills the oil pump idler gear cavity to drain down into the pan. Its a stretch that the missing bolt might be in that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Valve Guide Seal Installation The Easy Way

The Best brand Flathead Ford gasket sets include the round valve guide seals your looking for. Another source for the round seals is Gotham Auto Parts you can purchase any of the valve train parts...
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