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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,743
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: lowest oil pressure for engine to survive

40 deluxe you need to go back and reread oil pressure we have now. 12/15# at 55mph about half what it should be, idle 2/3 # as the song says "those statistic for a modern engine, don't impress me...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 1940/41 truck hoods

no they appeared about mid production and yes made hood floppy at best
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Ampmeter bouncing

yeah the power used by the turn signals causes the changes in the amp gauge
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 1940/41 truck hoods

T is big truck 3/4 ton and up and the big panel trucks

C is commercial 1/2 ton pick ups, panel trucks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,743
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: lowest oil pressure for engine to survive

GM how did that 3/8" spacer affect the oil pressure?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,743
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: lowest oil pressure for engine to survive

well we changed out the relief spring under the intake to NOS and also added a 1/4 washer this helped with the initial oil pressure but about the same running down the road, think we need to rebuild...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Will 59 A-B flywheel fit an 8BA ?

putting it in freezer didn't upset her?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Brake bleeding problems - stock '40 Ford

bench bleeding is the easiest way to get started otherwise it takes a lot of work to bleed MC on car. remember the MC is below the wheel cylinders-modern car MC's are above the wheel cylinders which...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Coil for flathead

napa is reboxing bosch coils in there box
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 1940 Woodie dash .....

Bordeaux Red and Silver Sand Metallic for V8 deluxe wagon dash, wood grained windshield garnish.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 425
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 59 a Crankshaft front seal

what year engine are you putting it on? I shortened a 40 pully to put on an 8ba so I could mount the crankshaft fan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,915
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: LeBarron Bonney name bought by Ekler's

about the time all this blew up, I had an interior kit for a 40 wagon that the ship date kept getting pushed back. I call the credit card company and had them back charge LB-low and behold they sent...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 425
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 59 a Crankshaft front seal

one brand is a speedi-sleeve, thin ss, been used in industrial pumps for years and yes not cheap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 668
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: distributor questions

my only question is why? loadomatic distributor's can be a pain, some run perfect. I have a 49 F1 and it runs good, but I have seriously considered changing to a chevy conversion. My 51 Merc...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Compatibility of brake parts rubber

YES it is and I have had Dot 5 in my 40 wagon since 1990 when I had to buy it at the honda motorcycle dealer. got curious last year and pulled the wheel cylinders/master cylinder and they were as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 900
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Cornhead grease in steering

common sense is a foreign idea to an old Ford nut--just my two cents worth
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 734
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Mercury Block - Is it Too Far Gone?

anything is savable, but putting too much energy/time in this block in my opion would be a waste of these. Make a nice grill/planter/boat anchor
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Fuel pump pushrod won’t come out.

I have seen them peened over but also with hardened sludge build up--try running acetone down the shaft while turning and pulling
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,743
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: lowest oil pressure for engine to survive

there is a mechanical gauge on engine and the old electric gauge ran about the same pressure at the same time frame. think we need to pull oil pan and inspect the pump for wear and plastigauge the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,743
Posted By alanwoodieman
lowest oil pressure for engine to survive

1942 Mercury engine, starts out with good oil pressure 50#, slowly decreases to about 15# as it is being driven, 20w50 oil, added some lucas extender and op went to 18# driving. Worn bearings? bad...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 989
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: flathead head engine leak Help

does it still have the draft tube? does it have a PVC vale system?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 3/4 or 1 ton -1940

the wide fives are like artillery wheels or 36 to 39 car wheels but are wider 5" these were used on 3/4 ton up thru 47
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 3/4 or 1 ton -1940

sometimes nothing works
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By alanwoodieman
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 3/4 or 1 ton -1940

well I'll be another stake bed! I have a 41 3/4 ton stake bed and a friend had a 39 one ton stake bed. the 3/4 tons had 16" wheels all around like a 39 car wide 5's. One tons had 17" tires/rims on...
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