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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Supercharger Spark Plugs

Joe the only plugs to use in my opinion as well what Solidaxle posted would be the NGK your Edelbrock heads will need the long reach plugs so that gives you a huge verity of heat ranges to work with....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,460
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: What is the price of a rebuilt flathead??

Hi Dale the reason the head numbers are all over the place was due to the fact when a set was sold at the New York office a call was then placed to England where the foundry was located that made all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,460
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: What is the price of a rebuilt flathead??

Not really true the Ardun engine in my roadster is all original to date its the highest mileage set of original Ardun heads out there. Been to the West coast twice last round trip over 7000 trouble...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Specific questions re using a boring bar (Old school)

I agree works for me perfectly every time no more than .002 if your able to make yourself a torque plate the final results will be even better. The first torque plate I had was simply made from an...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,460
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: What is the price of a rebuilt flathead??

And all he gets are reproduction heads not originals Ardun heads.
Ronnieroadster
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,210
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: oil pump

I would hope the builder you have doing this is not doing honda and toyota heads all day long or chevy stuff {causing the delay} and actually knows what it takes to build a Flathead correctly. Good...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,210
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: oil pump

All of that is fine so the oil system is not modified and unfortunately you need to get in the engine to see what may have happened. When it comes to the oil pump I have seen pumps which are a copy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 633
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: White wall care

I tried the Westleys bleach white years ago big mistake I discovered it destroys the whitewall after a short time. Found small surface looking cracks. So I stopped using that stuff. Now I use is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,210
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) 12-08-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
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) 12-08-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,210
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) 12-08-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,159
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: 28
Views: 1,095
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: 28
Views: 1,095
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: 28
Views: 1,095
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: 28
Views: 1,095
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: 3,159
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: 3,159
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: 553
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: 653
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: 788
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: 3,159
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: 553
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: 3,159
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: 867
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...
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