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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 791
Posted By russcc
Re: Oil pump p/up to pan clearance

Here is photo of a breather installation from Vern Tardel's book. The Offy breather has a baffle inside the oil pan. Good to hear from Ron that when used in stock car racing they had no problems with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 633
Posted By russcc
Re: Repairing frame rust

Thank you 19Fordy. the 1020 series, CR, was what I had in mind. McMaster Carr has good selection of steels.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 633
Posted By russcc
Re: Repairing frame rust

Thank you all for your suggestions. Those rust spots are on both L&R rails in the same spot. The rest of the frame is ok including the doubled up ex frame kickup at the rear.
I went through the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 633
Posted By russcc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 633
Posted By russcc
Repairing frame rust

Here is a photo of a spot in the side of the '40 frame rail I plan to cut out and weld in a oval shaped patch. The frame at that point appears to be about .125. thick. My question is what type steel...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By russcc
Re: 1940 frame patch pieces

Those parts are now made by Dave's successor by a company in Billerica MA I believe. Got the '40 fame support parts for seat from them, they worked perfectly. I believe they told me that Joe's was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By russcc
Re: 37 Don

Hi Ron


Try calling Ray Helger's at 401 635 4849, he may know Don
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By russcc
Re: Trico Viper Motor SSR 1-1

Not familiar with all the Trico W motors but my friend Ray who has a load of them for sale sprays WD-40 in the vacuum connection to lubricate the vanes. Good luck.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 791
Posted By russcc
Re: Oil pump p/up to pan clearance

Here is what the breather looks like. I saw one mounted on flathead oil pan on a stock car racing forum, but couldn't copy the picture.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 791
Posted By russcc
Re: Oil pump p/up to pan clearance

More on oil pans. I checked the 59L pan by putting 4 quarts in it when it was level, and they just filled up the sump.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 791
Posted By russcc
Re: Oil pump p/up to pan clearance

Thank you all for you insight. I looks like it came out somewhere between 3/8" & 1/2".
On another oil pan issue, I swear I read somewhere in one of Vern Tardel's books where to locate the external...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By russcc
Re: Vintage stock car

If I get around to it, it will be a simple reconstruction to replicate the "state the art" at the time when darn near every gas station in town had something they cobbled together to run on Saturday...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By russcc
Vintage stock car

Have had this retired '40 Ford stock car for years, and hope one day to put it back together. It was run by the owners of Koopman Lumber at local MA tracks like Westboro back in the late '50s & early...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 791
Posted By russcc
Oil pump p/up to pan clearance

Finally getting the pan on the 59L. The oil pump pickup screen looks like it either touches or just barely clears the bottom of the oil pan. How much clearance should there be between the 2 surfaces....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 860
Posted By russcc
Re: Two Piece Oil Pans? When were they made?

Saw a homemade one at Hershey for sale this year. Looked like a pretty simple modification. Couldn't figure why you would do that until I thought of changing the clutch.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By russcc
Re: Front timing cover rope seal on 59L

I am happy that you blessed the deal. Thank you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By russcc
Front timing cover rope seal on 59L

Using the modern version of the oil soaked rope seal for the front timing cover. All the reference books say the ends of the seal should protrude evenly. I have about .140. Is "even" all I need to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,685
Posted By russcc
Re: Junior Johnson Passes On

The HRM article is Moonshine Runners & The Cars they Drove. This a photo of Junior and his good friend Willie Clay Call who Jr. drove for.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,685
Posted By russcc
Re: Junior Johnson Passes On

If you want to hear the real story about Junior Johnson's career, read the Hot Rod magazine article about running shine. Google Willy Clay Call, and the HRM story will pop up. Running shine was a way...
Forum: Late V8 12-13-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By russcc
8BA engine for sale

Complete 8BA engine. It has been inside my barn for 30 + years because it has a broken center main bearing cap, and does not turn over. It ran fine before the main cap broke. Wire brushing all the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By russcc
F1 steering box cover

Looking for help locating a good, used, complete cover assembly for an F1 steering box, (commercial 1948-1952), including the cover #3580, adjusting screw #3577, sector washer #3579, lock #3564, nut...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,035
Posted By russcc
Re: WW II 2 gals a weeh

Hey Ron, that was great. Don't remember much of it, born just before Pearl Harbor. The part about Jack Benny turning in his car fro scrap was priceless. Thank you for posting.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By russcc
Re: Value of a 1940...

Wear your coveralls and take your flashlight under the car and look carefully at the frame, especially at the kickups in the rear, at the intersection of the X member, and the rear frame sections....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 593
Posted By russcc
Re: Reinstalling aluminum head questions

The washers are standard 7/16 grade 8 SAE hardened washers available at Fastenal or MCMaster Carr for example. Using aluminum heads, I would apply a graphite/petrolatum anti-seize to the shanks of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,580
Posted By russcc
Re: Help: Reverse eye leaf spring problem 34 Ford

Some of the responses are right on target. The simplest way is to re-arch the spring with the eyes on the top instead of the bottom. Why would anyone go to the trouble of heating & re-rolling the...
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