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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 02:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: steering box rebuild

Fordy
I believe they are the same box, 18 to one shaft on the 40 is 49" not sure on the 47,you could cut the shaft down though ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Finally! Something to smile about

Great job ,a lot of hard work there ,thanks for posting ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 524
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Car Shakes

Greasing the front U joint of the drive shaft is another option ,I had a vibration on my 35 and this helped .Takes a pint ,this can also help the front Torque Tube roller bearing ,they have been...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Help! '36 pickup door glass/regulator mischief!

Good description by Brian ,34 is similar ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By FlatheadTed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,184
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: SPARK at COIL but NOT at POINTS - PLUGS, seeking advice.

You say you have 12 volts coming in to the coil ?and you have spark at the secondary /HT wire ?, so if the test light is grounded and the other end is touching the coil terminal/ (primary ) with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Flathead Ted Brakes

Wow Crazy, Thank you . I will put up a clip soon of the testing we have done on the lockheed , not Bendix as such but self energising ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,184
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: SPARK at COIL but NOT at POINTS - PLUGS, seeking advice.

lots of good suggestions so far ,Not sure if this will help but more on the low tension side . (single point ) pull the small coil wire from the distributer fit a test light or a bulb between it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,118
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Protection for aluminum heads

I am no expert but Most of the Chinese stuff is not that great ,I thought the Drake running boards didn't look to bad but I think Bobs watching the quality ,and he's brought the USA component...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Leakage from radiator cap 1937 85hp

I would personally run it with out thermostats and see if the issue improves ,if it doesn't then get the radiator rodded out ,I run 60s but others my have other suggestions Ted
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,018
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Winton trip in the 33

Your having to much fun Lawrie ,that road train is a 58 wheeler .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Adjusting Fuel Level in King Seeley Gauge

Karl has obviously got his sorted ,I am happy with the way mine works my last fill up was to 3/4 it seemed to read ok but will fill it up to see ,After thinking about if (apart from leaks and faulty...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Adjusting Fuel Level in King Seeley Gauge

Ok Glen , I get your reasoning on the copper ,If you add more red liquid to get half a tank then at empty you will have 4 Gal reserve ,if you displace the same amount of Red liquid by adding more rod...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 800
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Exhaust in coolant

In the past I have used a product called Kem weld with great results ,One was a Chev 52 pick up that dumped most of the water out the exhausted this completaty stoped the problem ,A more resent one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Adjusting Fuel Level in King Seeley Gauge

This doesn't answer you question specifically but I think when they designed the gauge they gave a 2 gallon reserve like any modern gauge ,you don't want to be at empty when its on O , I would use...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,213
Posted By FlatheadTed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-24-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,213
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1934 Pickup Frustration- Ready to jump out a one story building

Not sure if this will help but ,We did a mercury 39 recently were the car was like a whale on the freeway it would want to take of left or right ,normal driving requires slight adjustments of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,213
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1934 Pickup Frustration- Ready to jump out a one story building

What about drilling through the bush ,it wouldn't matter if you touched the king pin ,in fact a little pocket there could be beneficial .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2019, 03:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 33/34 steering box worm

Lawrie You can cut it parallel with a cut of wheel and split the last 2mm of it with a chisel , if you don't want to save it ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,213
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1934 Pickup Frustration- Ready to jump out a one story building

Of topic , I don't want to take over Phartmans Thred ? ,but yes whatever 35 had I think 17to 1
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,213
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1934 Pickup Frustration- Ready to jump out a one story building

Yes the gear set in the 32 is longer so the 35 spline barely clears the Chassis .I machined of some of the boss on the inside of the sector housing to allow it to come through more ,I may have more...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,003
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Fitting a divers helmet dizzy to an 8BA.....

Good post ,I have a NOS T5 cam I want to put in a 21 stud so I will be looking here for some pointers , Ted
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,309
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Thinking about selling the '34 Phaeton

I agree a great old car, good to see the detail I had the pleasure of corresponding with Mike Burch Sr a few years back a true gentleman .Ted
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,213
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1934 Pickup Frustration- Ready to jump out a one story building

When these boxes get warn they don't work so well ,I put a NOS 35/36 worm and sector in a 32 box ,I didn't drive it but the feed back was very positive .If the gears are new they can be a Ok box ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,221
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Roy Nacewicz

So sudden ,RIP ,just to add ,Very impressed with the dedication to the hobby with that photo of the 32 Delivery,
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