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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
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Re: Offset piston in a 59 AB

Held 20 lbs over night
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
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Re: Offset piston in a 59 AB

Cleaned out a jar of rust and clay
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
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Re: Crank has no clean out plugs

I was just thinking , do the aftermarket cranks have clean outs ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
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Re: Crank has no clean out plugs

Thanks Mart , interesting
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
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Crank has no clean out plugs

Project 59 motor the crank doesnít have any clean outs, Canít be Ford .
Who crank can it be ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
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Offset piston in a 59 AB

So a 59AB Iíve been messing with has offset piston ,( all new) The crank has floaty rod bearings. Donít know the history other then it was just rebuilt by unknown
Motor was overheating . Iíve...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
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Re: 59AB with A head

Forgot to show you guy the surprise when pulling the head .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
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Re: 59AB with A head

Thanks for everyone input . Iím all ears .
Couple thing I notice after I pulled the heads , Valve pocket weíre cut . Iím going to use the AB heads I have when I reassemble . I will mill after...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
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Re: 59AB with A head

The motor was a freebie . A Friend was given the motor from a restoration shop . He talked to the mech. and said it was totally rebuilt before it came to the restoration shop. Well after totally...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
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Re: 59AB with A head

Im glad I posted . Lots of interesting reading , thank you all .Heres picture of the A head I pulled after work today .The picture Also shows a 59AB Head for comparison that has been milled
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
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59AB with A head

59AB followed me home last week . Trying to pice some history of this motor before I start ripping into it . I noticed it has A heads on the motor. Donít know the reason
Does anyone know if there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By Step-down
Re: Aluminum radiator

Have one in my AV8 for couple years all good
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,032
Posted By Step-down
Re: Guility as charged ??!!

Is that you in front of that board track motor. Maybe a super X
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
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Re: The next Idderation of the Int

Ol' Ron I look forward to all your Post
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,180
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Re: My Ď29 V-8

Nice looking job .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
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Re: Head bolts or studs for an 8ba

I used 8 ba bolts on my 59ab with ford heads all good
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,063
Posted By Step-down
Re: What is the price of a rebuilt flathead??

I think Flathead guys know to much . I mean how many times
do we see and here about crack blocks in rebuilt motors
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,209
Posted By Step-down
Re: Thanks Charlie NY....

I second that on fuel pumps
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,036
Posted By Step-down
Re: Really old gasoline question

I always have a hard time finding a way to dispose of the
Old fuel . Oil easy old gas not so .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,436
Posted By Step-down
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By Step-down
Re: wheel cylinders for hydraulic brakes

Iíve read weíre some of the port holes were misplace
In some of the overseas versions
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,657
Posted By Step-down
Re: What year Harley?

H-D springer front Forks were either welded or the earlier forks were
Sweat fitted together
Forum: Early V8 07-30-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By Step-down
V8 K Member Vernís wanted

Want to buy for my 85 year old buddy one of Vernís V8 K member . Iíve seen them for sale , looking to save some money hopefully . Full flight is out of our range .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,294
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Re: Priming engine with oil

I bougth one of those plastic pump bug sprayer for garden store , added oil to the pump and threaded to the block where the oil sending unit would go. I pumped one Qt of oil into the block just...
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