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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 590
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 1936 ford pickup

And you can use them too... :p
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 590
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 1936 ford pickup

you're going to fix it up and drive it ......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: radial tires

You're talking about their Auburn ones.. Go for the whole set.
Ive had the Diamondback w/w radials on my 56 fairlane for years and they have been fine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Brake bleeding problems - stock '40 Ford

Speed bleeders are your friend. Dont push the pedal to full stroke on a single circuit system, its not good. Slow and steady strokes and every so often lock off the bleeder and give it a few pumps...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,743
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: lowest oil pressure for engine to survive

are you talking at idle and hot? you should be closer to 60 on start up but its not bad, I think the main thing is when you rev you see the oil pressure go up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,810
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Airtex E8902 Debacle

No you have to turn off.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,810
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Airtex E8902 Debacle

Geez mine is just mounted on the firewall as a priming pump , Ive had no problems with it .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 603
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Greasing the Front U Joint

Oil also migrates from the open bearing at the back of the trans. If a uni runs completely dry the chances are the oil baffle is hard up against the bearing in the trans. I check this when...
Forum: Early V8 06-15-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By Talkwrench
WANTED; floating flanged bearings size....

Im chasing a set of floating flanged rod bearings [full set] either .020 or .030 and standard on the rod.
Thanks, Rob Perth . Western Australia.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By Talkwrench
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By Talkwrench
Conrod spec for floating bearings/ finish

Just a quick one guys the torque spec for a 37 engine with floating flanged bearings [pretty sure it 40 lbs of the top of my head] Also the type of finish that should be on the rods after sizing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Tyres are getting expensive.....

The only thing is they are small diameter Brian . they would be about 700mm compared to 800mm ..
Maybe I could reband the rims to suit a bigger radial tyre and still be in front? Damn I had some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By Talkwrench
Tyres are getting expensive.....

Just got a quote to replace my 7.50 x 16 Firestone blackwalls on the rear ... $992 AUD . Yup thats two tyres...and doesn't include fitting :eek:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 945
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Drive you V8 Day, how many would be intereted

Im just driving to and from work as I do...;)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,588
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Nice country drive

Amen to that Danny... :rolleyes:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,588
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Nice country drive

The Ol' Queensland diesel.... :rolleyes:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,588
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Nice country drive

I think you need to swap for the "ute" Lawrie for all the bits you find!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,317
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: brake problem

Yes its happened to one of our Ford Barn members and a friend who just lives around the corner from me. I'll let him tell the story , but to add insult to injury he also received a fine, let me tell...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,302
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Drive shaft lock pin

Yes its just the last bit thats hollow in the pin. All I did was have a solid piece of steel on the other side and peened it over with a ball peen hammer. But you have to be careful not to hit it too...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,317
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: brake problem

Fingers crossed thats it Brian! ;)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,474
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Installing Starter motor

Just put gaffa tape around the outside of the assembly so it doesn't come apart, bolt it all up and then peel tape off. Usually I have no problems, I remember putting on a standard pan on the pilot...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Noise in 2nd gear 39 Transmission

Do you have a torque tube with center bearing? Dont discount that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 516
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: oil pan modification

Its all I do. Also there is an advantage of having the larger hole, you can stick your finger in there for a good feel around.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Hard to find misfire.

not sure what glasses I need for that one Lawrie.. :eek::D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: pain in the but job on the 33 today

OK there are some joys of having a pickup, just lift the floor and you're there.:D
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