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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: 8rt head milling

Find a set of EAB heads and mill them for .045 clearance. I have a set of them on my 280 engine and get 160lbs with EAB cam as well. Engine torque is unbelievable.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:03 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,940
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

In jWL book, the first 100 pages discribe the modification of a stock engine, without going into it. He never got a 100 HP from it. but, the original engine ony produced 80 HP. Something to think...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:00 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,940
Posted By Ol' Ron
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:37 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,940
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

This discussion, has not solved the problem of getting air into the engineMost stock engines of 4.2/5.0 liter engines produce more power than a highly modified fathead. WHY???? they get more air.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,940
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

Getting 14:1 CR is difficult, but not impossible. Especially with a large displacement block. However getting any HP from it would be limited by the amount of air you could get into it. Alky is not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,940
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

I used a mockup combustion chamber with a wedge piston and cylinder head made from wood the areary over the piston had an 8 deg angle and the piston a 7 degree angle. This allowed for exelent flow...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 727
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Mallory sbc to 8BA 4 lobe cam issues

Just when you've thought you've seen everything. You have to start all over again.
Gramps
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 727
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Mallory sbc to 8BA 4 lobe cam issues

Is this the wasted spark system?? How do you run a V( with a 4 lobe cam?? Must use 2 coils and a 180 plate. Not sure about the cap.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,940
Posted By Ol' Ron
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,940
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

The actual compression an engine sees is after the intake closes. It's called "dynamic CR" and is a good reason Long duration cams don't have allot of torque at low RPMs. The volume of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Old Isky Camshaft

Excellent cam, have used it in several builds. Like all Long cams likes compression.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 862
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: A few questions on a 8BA

I have alway found that a Clintom Manual from the lat 50s is the best source for information about these early cars and their innards. Made for the backyard mechanic.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: 8 ba

260 cubes, interesting intake. However without a good block the value is questionable. Sometimes known as "A pig in a Poke"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,653
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Should I be concerned?

If the radiator hoses aare all that bother you?????? Don't buy it! It's a beautiful truck, but there's gota be something else wrong with it.
I went to a care show last saterday/ There was a nice 34...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Clayborne model 100 engine stand

I've had mine for over 50 years. Mad a bracket for the front so I could degree in the cam.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: The Story of the 1935 Ford

Ye, It was a TOTAL redesign. Me too!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,940
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

It's harsd to imagine getting that much air into a flathead, to mak power at 6 or 7000 rpm. I have allot to learn, But at 87 I sometimes forgrt my name. Now with a Blower, or alittle smack, that;s a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: PCV VALVE SYSTEM for 8BA with Early Intake Manifold

Gota figger out how to copy this. Fantastic information. I think this is what Grandchildren is for.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,013
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: 59ab hard to turn over

Seal is too tight, I've seen a crankshaft nose break off from this.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,098
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: 7/16-14 thread chaser

I find that the internet, especially Amazon to have most everything I need at a reasonable price and quick delivery, Even to Vt
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,940
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

Your biggest issue is: The intake ports and manifold. It's the limiting factor in getting air into the engine. The bigger the engine the bigger the problem. That's the reason the blower really wakes...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,616
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Camshaft Movement

There are 2 typed of early cam Blanks. One has a flush mount cam drive, the other with an extendes cam drive. IF an adapter was used on the latter cam it would bove the cam out aprox 1/6 inch, unless...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,120
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

I think the car and family is absolutely beautiful.
Thake care, be safe
Gramps
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,114
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Off shore adjustable lifters

I used to buy my lifters from Collens & Lery in BP conn. One day I went into the shop and ordered a set. The counterman said"That will be 20 dollars" I said" at this rate they'll be 50 dollars before...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Fenton intake value?

If you have a copy of JWL's book you can see the performance value of most intakes. These lo rise intakes nee a 2" spacer to improve the low and mid range drivability. As a collectors item there not...
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