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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By Tinker
Re: Extremely Frustrating Change in Fuel Consumption

Going on vague info. Rebuilt does not rebuilt right. Best of luck!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 660
Posted By Tinker
Re: Where to buy 1936 Brake Shoes?

Don't forget the lost art of arcing. Sometimes you can get old delcos machines on craiglist.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By Tinker
Re: Extremely Frustrating Change in Fuel Consumption

Low compression will effect efficiency. I'd look at the fuel jets also and the 94 power valve.


If you feel confident on the parts and ability rebuild it yourself. Think charlieny is the goto for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:56 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,266
Posted By Tinker
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 860
Posted By Tinker
Re: 1937 Ford coupe. Bill of sale

David, I'm not saying anything. But you are asking people to send you their vin number. Harmless i know but still weird. Sure it's just me... (a gift horse has always had a kick for me)

Still...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By Tinker
Re: Popping out Passenger side Exhaust

So don't do that!. Lots of ways to skin the hypothetical cat.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,808
Posted By Tinker
Re: Ebay sales tax in place

Life is a series of truths and some luck.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2019, 03:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 694
Posted By Tinker
Re: Rhythmic smoke puffing out of oil input breather cap

Well on a new engine I guess you could have a ring broke. or bad install Also if you just bench run this you could have glazed the cylinders. Interested in the results.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,808
Posted By Tinker
Re: Ebay sales tax in place

We can compare in private on pm, I lived there 20yrs. But I disagree.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2019, 02:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By Tinker
Re: Popping out Passenger side Exhaust

A combustion engine is just a air pump. Well with a bit of fire! But if you pull a plug wire and it doesn't do it. well......


Best of luck!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By Tinker
Re: Igniton gureu's...next step/questions

To the op. I'd start on your thought of spark and there lack of.


Bubba is the go to guy to set it up timing wise and spark.


Now:
Clean grounds make good connections (it's a old car out...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,808
Posted By Tinker
Re: Ebay sales tax in place

Minnesota is 4th highest, but we have some great programs.

Not sure if this is accurate....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 623
Posted By Tinker
Re: Honoring our veterans

Thank you all!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By Tinker
Re: Popping out Passenger side Exhaust

As Flatjack mentioned, a compression check should check it. Don't make it harder then it might be. Granted sticky valves can show up under load and speed also. But at speed I'm not sure your pulling...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,808
Posted By Tinker
Re: Ebay sales tax in place

That is a good point. Agree totally. And for local businesses it's fair.



But to play devils advocate, it's like back in the day when banks gave out debit cards and they were free to use as a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,808
Posted By Tinker
Re: Ebay sales tax in place

too be fair also. Brick and mortar is overhead. Most of startups fail to realize the cost.


Have at it. A world junkyard. Crazy sometimes. If a door handle goes for 1k great, most of the time...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Tinker
Re: BIG truck guy's, were these legit period Accessories??

Never know.. but One-off. Somebody had some time. Not a fan of spiderweb stuff.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,341
Posted By Tinker
Re: 8BA compression issues

Might be time for new block seats.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By Tinker
Re: XXXX it !!!!!!! Crabs ????

If anyone has a front seat to all the flathead weird dizzy stuff. It's you. And also can fix it!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By Tinker
Re: 32 ford frame stamps

Never seen that one. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,808
Posted By Tinker
Re: Ebay sales tax in place

Thanks tubman...

mote, like "a mote(small) probability". moot would be "no probability".
https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mote




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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 694
Posted By Tinker
Re: Rhythmic smoke puffing out of oil input breather cap

Typically a blowby issue.... but chastise me...

MMO it. Sticky valve from sitting. Simple, cheap, and if it doesn't work. well your out $6.

You need to run it hard for a bit, so... maybe when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,808
Posted By Tinker
Re: Ebay sales tax in place

I think it's a mote point really. Someone would have to care about your boat motor and pull your records for the $100 profit. Bigger fish.


On a vehicle sale you get to pay the taxes when you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,808
Posted By Tinker
Re: Ebay sales tax in place

Probably why ebay charges tax is that a lot of retailers, big and small, sell items there. I believe as a individual you only have to report year end sales over 10k on ebay to the government.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By Tinker
Re: 32 ford frame stamps

Pretty neat ad/bulletin David. Thanks as usual!
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