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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-19-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 855
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Re: Tuning For Speed-Major Tuning (Blueprinting)

In the slots in the penny loafers I had sometimes Lincoln pennies and sometimes Mercury dimes.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-19-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 855
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Re: Tuning For Speed-Major Tuning (Blueprinting)

What you left out is what applies to steering components like knuckles and even tie rods and things made of iron or steel is --Magnaflux, and for pistons made of aluminum Zyglo. In today's world...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 175,666
Posted By badassfrombadaxe
Re: Hey Fellas... Some Clarification...

I only came to clarify something in Mac Van Pelt's book. If that leads to my information being disparaged and called SPAM then I think you are using extortion to keep something of value. Leaving...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By badassfrombadaxe
Re: 36 ford transmission shifter very slopy

I had asked about the 7206 Housing guide pin over in Early Ford group and they referred me to Ford Barn where they said you occasionally post. I think this pin guides the second and high shifter fork...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-17-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 964
Posted By badassfrombadaxe
Re: How To Hop Up On A Budget No. 1 Ignition

This is not about the points or plugs but takes off from your Sears Analyzer. In the day, the hot Carburetor and Ignition shops had Oscilloscopes or just "scopes."(get a yellow pages from the day to...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-17-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By badassfrombadaxe
Re: Full House Ford OHV V8

I have been "shown". Across the street from me in Seal Beach, California, the young son was building an Econorail and I saw him tacking welds on the chrome moly tubes. I had been to Fullerton JC and...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-17-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,547
Posted By badassfrombadaxe
Re: Harmon and Collins

I made a digital model of a Packard/Rolls-Royce camshaft for a Merlin V-12 from a drawing supplied by John Fall Of Quinn, Ireland for him the members of GrabCAD. I made it in SolidWorks and then...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-17-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By badassfrombadaxe
Re: Hot Rodding Methods

The Mallory Magspark is a transformer made by Mallory that had two sides primary and one side secondary. It also had some large external capacitors available separately. "Boots" Mallory had a...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-17-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,068
Posted By badassfrombadaxe
Re: Paxton and McCullough Superchargers

Blower, supercharger, two different things. The Pontiac "Banker's Specials" sold by Royal Pontiac in the mid'60's had an airbox so the carburetor did not have to be a pressurized one and used the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-16-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By badassfrombadaxe
Re: Hot Rodding Methods

My father simply said, "Your car can only use stock parts." That was the end of "How to Soup Up Ford and Mercury Flathead V-8's by Floyd Clymer. My friend sold me Chevrolet V-8 out of a farm to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,535
Posted By badassfrombadaxe
Re: V-8 Hardware and Fasteners

I wondered about this as the Early Ford books I have only have finishes and the Parts green book list all fasteners as s1 finish. So, I looked up the founding date of the SAE which is one thread...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By badassfrombadaxe
Re: installation of 12V fuel pump on 39 Ford

I used an AC motor driven pump on my 1948 in 1956. I mounted it so the diaphragm hung down. (Of course that is right it's just like the mechanical one!) Nope! It crushed the float on the carburetor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,127
Posted By badassfrombadaxe
Re: Calling all Transmission Gurus

The central shifter early floor shifts have the cluster below the mainshaft. The side loader column shifts have the cluster up on the passenger's side sort of on an arc so the pre-48 side loader...
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