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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 495
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: oil pump

The feed would be from the rear of the block out of the original oil sender location. Im not sure how the oil line would connect to the housing however if its like the original flathead set up the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 753
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Engine teaser: Getting closer

I believe your going to have an economy problem using your choice of intake manifolds. Especially when using the 4 deuce setup! And thinking about this Im a bit concerned about the rear axle...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 495
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: oil pump

Question do you have the external oil filter conversion on the engine? Reason i ask if the oil lines to the remote filter are installed incorrectly the engine will become toast in short order.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,933
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Early V8 Dyno Work

Ron I just talked to Bob Counio yesterday hes the proud owner of a Flathead I built. Getting ready to fire the monster up. Small world for sure. Hes now getting some of the modern era Flathead...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 786
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: 32 sedan patch panels any good ones made?

No worry's you had no idea this would be the outcome and in the end Im getting more time working with my son on something were learning to to do together. Heck maybe after this i might feel better...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 786
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: 32 sedan patch panels any good ones made?

When ordering these parts as i wrote he was told about the junk we already had his words were ours are better there not the same that was not true. Im not wasting my time telling him about the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 786
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: 32 sedan patch panels any good ones made?

Hi Dale I might be able to take some pictures to show how bad these panels are my son is actually taking the lead on doing the metal work with my help along the way. Heck I actually machined a two...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 786
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: 32 sedan patch panels any good ones made?

Heres the follow up on the patch panels for our sedan project we just received. The panels were purchased from Tom Bay R&J enterprises Arkansas city KS so heres the report. What we received is the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,933
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Early V8 Dyno Work

Whats needed is a competition run similar to the Engine Masters Competition. Builders square off following a set of rules who then build Flathead engines their way then all engines are tested at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,933
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Early V8 Dyno Work

Pete not to worry some of us are reading and listening and looking forward to gaining more HP. As well as passing this on to those who can continue developing what you and others have proven works....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Flathead domed pistons and 21A rods

We learn something new every day sure glad Im reading all this so i can learn how to do this high performance stuff with the Flathead!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: 337 flathead running

Hey if anyone needs a really nice set of original Edelbrock aluminum heads for the 337 send me a PM I also have nice Edmunds Custom two deuce intake available obviously these parts are rare to come...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: New Ring Gear

Super rare race part a secret has gotten out! This fellow should charge a little more for the parts so he can buy some nice work shoes.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,933
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Early V8 Dyno Work

Lawrie all of the supercharged street Flatheads i build easily see 300 HP at the 276 cubes using modern ideas. Im sure your numbers are pretty accurate possibly maybe a touch conservative. One...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Flathead domed pistons and 21A rods

Yes they are for the ARDUN heads. The price for a set of Ross ARDUN pistons is usually about $80.00 per piston including the pin and rings. The stock Ford flathead rods included in the deal would be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,933
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Early V8 Dyno Work

I have had my engines on the rear wheel dyno a number of times however the results must remain a secret. All I can say is more than one HP per cube at the wheels and over 200 MPH on the race surface....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 845
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Turkey Day but The Hawks Are Out There

Im shocked a seller is offering an item for sale and has no idea what its worth. REALLY Were actually going to believe you the seller did not search Ebay prior to offering it to see what they have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: 1935 torque tube

Frankie not sure about the outer tube dimensions but to determine the amount to shorten would be the difference in wheel base length between the 34 and 35. Since the tapered 35 drive shaft has a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 806
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 806
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Spark plug preference...Curious

Never use a resister type plug with a 6 volt system their design is for much more modern ignition systems the original flathead systems do not fall into that category. In other words not enough coil...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 806
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Spark plug preference...Curious

The best choice of plug for your Flathead as others have mentioned is the NGK B4L or B6L the NGK plug works perfectly for stock as well as modified applications being 6 or 12 volt neg or positive...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,315
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Flathead Lifter Adjusting - "On the Bench"

The nice thing about threads like this Tim is your learning form guys who actually use the product we speak of and do this stuff pretty much full time. Not like some builder who spends most of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,315
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Flathead Lifter Adjusting - "On the Bench"

Tim when I do the locked in place guides I add a slight knurl to the them this will lock them nicely. As Dale wrote its an important aspect to getting the valve exactly in a permanent location in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,315
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Flathead Lifter Adjusting - "On the Bench"

Pete were going to be taught how it should be done lets see if we can learn anything. LOL
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,315
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Flathead Lifter Adjusting - "On the Bench"

GOSFAST SAID
It has to do with the very same reason why it's bad practice to anchor the guides "solid" in the guide bores, I've been asked many time over the years to do this procedure, I flat out...
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