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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 512
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 1936 Ford flathead - is a fuel additive required

If like Australia.. 91 is fine and yes a little additive, if it doesn't have hardened seats.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 1936 Ford Pickup - Electric Radiator Fan

I run one in my 35 pickup. Its a cheap brand but does pull amps tho'. If I was in the U.S. I'd go a Spal. 16" I use a Davies /Craig digital thermo fan switch [very easy]...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 585
Posted By Talkwrench
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 585
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: All Ford Day 2019 Perth

For you Mercman!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Dad's secret (sorta) project coming together

Brings back some memories, my brother bought a mint CJ3A off an aircraft engineer all rebuilt we had it in our teens, rolled it out come summer top off and we abused it .. fun vehicle, years and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 585
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: All Ford Day 2019 Perth

Hi Merc heres some more pics of later stuff, mostly our club.
Unfortunately the sun wasn't out for most of it. But I assure you the paint on the Mercury is unreal!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 585
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: All Ford Day 2019 Perth

Dont quote me on this but Im sure that I read there was 6 GTHO phase threes there , I saw a couple but thats some serious money there ! Ok Merc well I'll post some of our club cars [49 -59 Ford V8...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 585
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: All Ford Day 2019 Perth

A bones.. every day unless its raining ! :D Pretty sure Im up to 6 years now :eek:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 585
Posted By Talkwrench
All Ford Day 2019 Perth

A few pics from this year's show. Over 500 cars, great weather. Just the relevant pictures.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 906
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: The Defiant One.....at the transmission shop

Original counter shaft tight fit :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,040
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Australian 1934 Ford Coupe Ute plus Video

I snapped this one at the nostalgia drags on the weekend.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,106
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Greasing

this has been an interesting one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 536
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: trans oil

So its Castrol stuff hey.. Axle EPX 85 -140?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 536
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: trans oil

What brand of oil Lawrie?

Seems the only one we have here is Penrite mild EP. GL4 the tech said too me it sits just under a 140.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Torque

A Lot! You'll pucker its over 200lbs...
This is what I do. Make sure your taper is clean, no grease or anything between the surfaces [others may go into detail about matching the surfaces] nice...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,212
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: timing advance how much is to much

Carbs should be .043 mains and 69 pvs sea level up to 5000ft.
If the cam is stock you should be able to get it closer to 600 rpm.
Just vacuum time it to best and back off 1" Hg and try it . ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,305
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Fenton 2x2 intake. Good, bad, or ugly?

I have a slingshot on my 21. I drive with it pretty much daily. The only thing I'll say about those is they need heat. It takes way longer to heat up and run well over stock. You have to learn how to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,266
Posted By Talkwrench
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 681
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Early Ford Suppliers- Positive Comments Welcome!

There are many good suppliers, Mike , Mac , Gary [on here] even Macs or C&G Ive not had a problem with but the one that stands out for me is James. If I send him an email he gets back to me straight...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 674
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Grill screen air flow

Plausible.. or busted... as the busters would say ? :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: bleeding brakes

Yeah tried one of those pumps... But the simplest thing Ive ever done was put speed bleeders in. If its a single circuit system dont push the pedal all the way to the floor! I found just slow steady...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Off Set Crank Grinding

You could give Tim a call at Hanford Auto Supply, He might

Hanford, California 93230-4650
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,116
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: STREET MACHInES, Engines, gearing and etc

Indeed it is. You really have to understand how remote the areas Lawrie travels too as well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 962
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 1939 Ford Transmission DON'T......

Its what I was going to say.. People seem to pay a lot of money for these old transmissions and yet dont even look at one of the most important aspects and thats the thrust faces..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Mart takes Old Rusty to Prescott. FULL VERSION.

Jolly good show ol' chap! Loved it..
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