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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 328
Posted By Tinker
Re: 1936 Ford flathead - is a fuel additive required

Emmit, a lot of marine and boat guys use Startron.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Tinker
Re: Wanted: Ford Script version battery cable 40-14313-B

Well that is really hard to follow merc. ha ha .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By Tinker
Re: 1933 34 colors

If you have good chipcharts and books, its a good start. It's mix of paint store working with you. Best if you have a part they can scan. Pictures off the web are not accurate, in my opinion.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By Tinker
Re: Carb Spacer

Being that most modern vehicles have a complete plastic intake. It makes sense. Probably could do the same with aluminum, plastics are cheap and better suited in a way, hell you might be able to make...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By Tinker
Re: 1941 Pickup Cowl vent: A video from Mart.

Great video Mart. For anyone needing to put together a 41 cowl vent "air conditioning" this should do it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By Tinker
Re: Flathead Fan Oil

Ya most it's mentioned is your year service lube and maybe oil. Is to put some oil (engine oil) in the cup really. 30w then
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 691
Posted By Tinker
Re: Backfire

These flatheads are so simple they are complicated. One simple thing complicates the system. Once fixed it'll run for a long time. Good thing is it just might be ignition and fuel :)



Super...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 655
Posted By Tinker
Re: Lifting a 8ba engine

i just use head bolts and a leveler.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By Tinker
Re: The Defiant One.....at the transmission shop

Guess the lesson is to when storing don't keep it out side or fill it with oil and spray the sh!t out of it ever season. Maybe inside also.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By Tinker
Re: The Defiant One.....at the transmission shop

Or a tub of used oil for a yr. I've had decent luck with the new pb blaster stuff, as getting kroll isn't easy for me. This one would take a lotttt of soaking.



Even if you free it maybe too...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 951
Posted By Tinker
Re: Running without a torque tube center bearing ?

Not sure I'd ever run with out the bearing. Although the shaft is strong it covers a distance that I wouldn't want to let slap around.


Torque tubes have made a come back with modern chev vettes....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By Tinker
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,151
Posted By Tinker
Re: Replace Flathead with Y-Block?

Had a chance of buying a running Olds Rocket 88 10yrs ago for $300. I didn't. Also had a nice 61 caddy 390 that I sold and the guy let it rot outside. Regret both decisions. :(


Couple google...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,151
Posted By Tinker
Re: Replace Flathead with Y-Block?

Might want to check out Tim's page

http://yblockguy.com/


If you want to watch videos

https://www.youtube.com/user/mctim64
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By Tinker
Re: Cutting domes in 21 stud aluminum heads?

Being that the original poster said he has aluminum heads but want's to cut down iron.

Aluminum 21 stud heads aren't dropping out of trees. Well not any trees I know anyway.

h&h did a few...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 02:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Tinker
Re: Running 2 carbs on a 3x2 manifold

Probably okay. There also voids from the block off. Not bad, but could be better.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,035
Posted By Tinker
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By Tinker
Re: Trying to save a "raised deck" v-8 !!!!!!! UPDATED!!

Yep, you might of caught it at the right time at the scrap yard. Looks like it wasn't outside that long.

All in what you need. Maybe rebuild, maybe run it. Many get into the good intention trap...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,151
Posted By Tinker
Re: Replace Flathead with Y-Block?

Skip the 1 year y-block, lot of one off stuff. At least get the 272. 292 is great. But they are all 312s, it just depends on whom is selling. Yblocks are heavy (think the "average" is about 200...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By Tinker
Re: Reconstructing History

With this "new" computer system here and how that has turned out. Even if you are licensed it might not show up... :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By Tinker
Re: Young guy driving '36 sedan video no music

Mart if from the same guy. it's a nice setup. Looks like a 40s electronic update. Nice stuff, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,279
Posted By Tinker
Re: A Dennis Carpenter Complaint?? UPDATED!!!

Not the first time. You ordered and get what ya get. I've bought got parts from the later and been happy. But really you cant complain knowing... or can you
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By Tinker
Re: Young guy driving '36 sedan video no music

tubman just go fast. I guess... I know you like to restore stuff.


Sweet car. Very cool video!!!




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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,147
Posted By Tinker
Re: Who sells frame bolts that look like rivets

I bought a rivet gun and bucks needed. Have the rivets also from roy. Someday when I finish the few metal work spots on the bed I'll get to it.

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,185
Posted By Tinker
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