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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Supercharger Spark Plugs

May seem obvious, but besides feeling the contact, what do you put on the plug to check for contact? Blueing?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 796
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: NEW products available thread

Michael from Third Gen will be coming out with it soon.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 112
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: 750-16 on 1932 Ford

Is the car lowered, etc. Is this for the rear or all four?

A 7.50 X 16" is a very big tire and, in my opinion, would look really odd on all 4 corners. Have you compared a 7.00 to a 7.50? ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,467
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: What is the price of a rebuilt flathead??

The motor I posted in my build thread would have been around $9-10K if I added up all the parts I already had for it. No shortcuts and all premium parts and the best machine work and person putting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Still Amazing how things happen

I really appreciate your enthusiasm for finding cool stuff. I'm sure these were like finding a needle in a haystack.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,084
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: New products thread??

Love it and I hope it works out.

I hope you are able to make the '32 trans mount "L" bolts and nuts part of these new products!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,222
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: oil pump

Hi Gary:

What ever came about that issue with the Navarro heads from CA?

So glad I still have mine that I go from Barney directly.

Thanks,

Tim
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,222
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: oil pump

Tommy,

Thank you for the kind words, but I am with you. I'm just here to learn and pass along the little I know. I'd always defer to the big guns here.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,222
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: oil pump

Very true. I meant to ask the OP. When you said you had oil pressure, are we talking for a few minutes or for a while, then you heard the sound and then nothing?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,222
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: oil pump

Gary,

Somewhere in the thread the OP mentioned that the builder has since passed away, so the OP is on his own unfortunately.

I'm also curious if the Offenhauser parts that Speedway sells are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,222
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: oil pump

Also, it is weird that you originally saw oil pressure??? Where was the gauge plugged into the system?[/QUOTE]

This is what got me about the original post. He said he had oil pressure, heard a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Engine teaser: Getting closer

Not initially, Dale. I need to save up a bit more. Maybe next year.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Engine teaser: Getting closer

Haha. Thatís where that 201 you are holding for me comes into play. Slip in axles and a quickie. Looks like Iíll need a differnt trans as well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,128
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: 32 sedan patch panels any good ones made?

So crazy these crap parts are still out there. I wonder if someone would contact guys Bobby Walden or Flop if they'd be interested in making some.

The metal work these two and many others guys...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Engine teaser: Getting closer

It is a Regular. I have a new Slingshot that I was going to use, but it just looks out of place since it is so new. I need to figure out a way to “age” it.

At some point, I do plan to run a 4x2...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,222
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: oil pump

Number #3 can also be checked by taking motor out and removing flywheel/PP and clutch. Doesn’t need a total tear down to figure it out. It’s odd, not all cams have this and the new replacement...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Engine teaser: Getting closer

Hi Ralph,

Yes, that's correct.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Engine teaser: Getting closer

I agree. Metric rings are the way to go. I was amazing how easily the motor can be turned over. I'll have to ask Ronnie to confirm the exact details, but originally Ross sent us the wrong-sized...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 800
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Engine Made in the Stand

I'm pretty sure no. Same angle, but not the same exact plate. The starter plate in the picture is for a truck.

I do not think the stamped steel starter plate has the large dimple in the center...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,863
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Help with a family issue

Well, there you go. It will work.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Engine teaser: Getting closer

Not sure. I haven't gotten that far and may do the same for I can see them getting in the way.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,863
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Help with a family issue

Thinking about it, Charlie, the bed and torque tube seem to complicate things. The floor of the bed is pretty close the torque tube. Not much space to mount something across the frame, but maybe...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Engine teaser: Getting closer

Dale:

I didn't get it from Pete, but I wish I had. I got it from Bill Jenks @ Moon about 15 years ago.

It took quite of bit of work to get it timed right. Ronnie had to redrill and plug...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Engine teaser: Getting closer

Cyclone Kevin @ Cook's Machine in CA.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Engine teaser: Getting closer

Cyclone Kevin @ Cook's Machine in CA.
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