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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Charlie ny
Re: NAPA MA9 replacement for Mallory cap

51,
Cap came in a sturdy NAPA Echlin box with the Echlin bear logo (haven't seen
that for awhile )
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 592
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: '36 rear end in my '32

WOW...........Many thanks.....now to rummage thru my stash of springs. This project
is getting clearer thanks to you all.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By Charlie ny
NAPA MA9 replacement for Mallory cap

Guys,
The "I did not know that" thread is getting old so here is the refresh...
The NAPA Echlin dist cap....MA9....came in and it is a direct replaement
for the 2 pc Mallory cap. It is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 592
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: '36 rear end in my '32

Thank you thank you thank you ! Great info every where. Based on the above and
some personal council from Mart I think I will modify the '36 spring so I am able to
retain the '36 spring mounts. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: NAPA pt # Unilite points

Thanks guys, much appreciated.
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Camshaft ideas?

The L 100 has a LOPEY idle at 700 rpm and you'd swear it would take up to 1800 to clear, but that is not the case at all. Off idle the truck pulls fiercely when my foot tells it to. The LOPE seems...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2021, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Charlie ny
NAPA pt # Unilite points

Anybody have the NAPA # for Mallory Unilite replacement points ???
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2021, 05:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 592
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: '36 rear end in my '32

I was hoping to use the '32 spring and install it on the '36 rear. My axle has the round
collar and no straddle mount. My motor quickly did away with the 4:11 rear the truck came with so I gathered...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 592
Posted By Charlie ny
'36 rear end in my '32

How much do I shorten a '36 torque tube and drive shaft for use in my '32
p'up. The stock 4 cyl rear end won't take much more 286 cu in abuse.
I'm lazy on this one...just need the number.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Carb follow up 53 Merc

bigd,
MacVanpelt has them....he is my source 513 724 9486
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Shift fork

To support my 91a fork habit I purchase whole transmissions......usually open drive
'42 - '52 truck. As is at a swap meet, take your chance $75 -$100. Over time 8 out
of 10 yield good 78 series...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Carb follow up 53 Merc

bigd,
Send the carb and what's left the kit to Sal, While he's doing his thing change the points and condenser in the distributor....be sure to set the gap correctly. Too wide a gap can...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 378
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Who carries a 1953 Mercury carb rebuild kit?

bigd,
Times 2 re: Sal Scicala is the guy. He'll supply the kit and the know how,
end of story.

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Helmet distributor bushing lubrication

Porous bronze bushings, invented by Walter P Chrysler, absorb and transmit lubrication.

Even mild heat causes the 'cast in' lubrication to flow from the bushing to the rotor
shaft.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,056
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: looking at a restored 36 ford coupe

Len,
You'd be in dangerous territory at $28,000. It probably took all of $38,000 to build the car but the brutal fact is....that's not where the market is.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,854
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: I did not know that......

My sleuths at NAPA confirm the $26 MA 5 cap is no longer available, here's the shocker Echlin will still supply the $67 MA 9. Echlin photos of the 5 and 9 indicate....from a distance...the 9 has a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,854
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: I did not know that......

Hi Tim,
This is new to me, The cap came on a customers Mallory, I'll dig deeper today.
Charlie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,854
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: I did not know that......

Thanks guys....this cap has the index 'slot' and drops right in place on the Mallory's in my stash. My NAPA guys find needles in haystacks all the time for me, this time they'll
pinch...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,854
Posted By Charlie ny
I did not know that......

A long time customer sent me a Chevy Mallory to convert to 8BA. In
place of the typical 2 pc dark hued cap is a more conventional cap. The
cap is coffee colored and works with the same rotor as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: spark plug recommendation

Hi Bill,
The motor is a 286 cu in 8BA......L-100 cam.....max comp EAB heads. The rule
of thumb is no more than 2 #'s over stock so there's where I stopped. I will definately
check the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: spark plug recommendation

It's close to Hershey chocolate.
Charlie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: spark plug recommendation

Thanks Ronnie......
NGK's on the way, very eager to file a report.
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: spark plug recommendation

What does the reddish brown color on the insulator tell me ?....I'm thinking lean. ?
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By Charlie ny
spark plug recommendation

Guys,
I'm running Autolite 216's in my 286. Under sustained highway driving
I think the 216's are breaking down, the motor begins to run rough. The rough

running gives the effect similar...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Fuel Pump rebuilder

Paul,
My issue with rebuilding non flathead V8 pumps is I cannot test them. Let me
if no one steps up.
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