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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: PCV VALVE SYSTEM for 8BA with Early Intake Manifold

I'm just getting into a C8BA using the newer Fenton intake. However, I don't like the looks of the road draft tube so is there a way to hook up a PCV valve and not use the road draft tube?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,191
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Paul Bradley Response

Thanks for explaining in more detail the "saga of Paul Bradley"! I've never heard of the guy but I'm more of a HAMB though I check out the Ford Barn on a regular basis. And yes, Wally World was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,191
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Paul Bradley Response

Just read this whole thread and I have to say after the first post I didn't my know what the hell was going on. Panel replacement morphing into a discussion on horses? What the hell??? So I'm...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,660
Posted By Fortunateson
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,094
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Been in hospital 4 Spinal Surgery

Mart, even at my age I can think of something else that would at least be number 2!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,094
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Been in hospital 4 Spinal Surgery

What, no re-build thread? No pics? Glad you're on the mend though!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Intake Valve Oil Seals

Thanks Ron and will do!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,814
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Pat McFarlane RIP

Didn't know the man but all who pass leave a gap amongst us all. But gawd, I did a double take when I saw the pic of him in the Model B roadster! He looks like the spit of my Dad
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2020, 01:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Friends

Don't really have a lot of car type friends but this forum along with the HAMB have been very friendly with knowledge and advice. That I'm am truly thankful for.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-06-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: I need help identfying this jack

Looks like the jack in my '69 LTD.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Intake Valve Oil Seals

So Ron, what you are saying is that the 8BA series of blocks don't need the rubber seal. Correct? I was looking at a parts diagram and I thought I saw that they were fitted to these blocks so I'll...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Intake Valve Oil Seals

I took a part a C8BA and a C0BA and neither had them even though I think they were supposed to. And the C0BA had been rebuilt.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Mart's update: 32 radiator mods. Rich F1 progress. Lathe job. 32 Frame recovery.

Busy busy busy! I would have loved to have be able to see the “corrupted”’video (now that sound a little naughty!). I was thinking of doing the same thing to a model B rad I have but was warned of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,254
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: NOS parts

This is VERY disappointing news!!! I just got my block back from my rebuilder who did the initial re-bore and I picked it up until my parts arrived. I talked with them a couple of weeks back and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,221
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Awesome tool ad parody

I don't get the Pontiac pic...?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 02:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,752
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Nice country drive

I'm enjoying your travels had it didn't take a long long flight to join you! Thanks...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-23-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: What are your thoughts on polishing stainless?

I enjoy colour sanding and SS polishing. Kind of a Zen thing for me. Good music on and I get to see results fairly quickly. One piece of advice... on long pieces use a pice of wood as a backer so...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-23-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,443
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: 55 crown Victoria hel0 needed

Don't use steel use brass. Easier to carve and drill for pin and the screw and brasss loves Chrome...

Some of the prices for this old car stuff is really beyond belief! And repros to boot! Hope...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Numbers on the deck of my C0BA?

Apparently for stamped the cars serial number on the deck for the last two or three years of flathead production.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,621
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Seized 59AB Engine - Solutions

Regarding cracks in th Evan rail, after checking this out I've seen testimony that as long as the crack is only on the rail and not exiting into where the crank is then it can be saved. Drill the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,555
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: 8BA Piston Removal...Success!!!

Well the engine rehab has been on hold for a month, will get back to it hopefully this week. Meanwhile I mocked up my spare block to instill some excitement /motivation...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Numbers on the deck of my C0BA?

Bttt again... "is there anybody out there?".
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2020, 02:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By Fortunateson
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-01-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Choke comes on after Warmup..?

Thanks guys. I'll try that tomorrow or Sunday.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By Fortunateson
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