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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,217
Posted By jrvariel48
Re: Covid

Sorry to hear this Charlie. Our prayers are with you and your family.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,795
Posted By jrvariel48
Re: crash

This sure is sad news, sorry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 381
Posted By jrvariel48
Re: Electric Fan swap? Advice?

I love my electric fan! I have it set up with a switch overhead so I can turn it on when I need it. No T-stat needed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,152
Posted By jrvariel48
Re: Electric fan over a belted fan

My belt tensioner for the blower sits right where the fan would go. No can do!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2021, 04:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,152
Posted By jrvariel48
Re: Electric fan over a belted fan

I'm using an electric fan because I don't really have a choice. I'm running a supercharger so there's no real way to get a fan set-up in there. My 2 cents
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2021, 03:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,317
Posted By jrvariel48
Re: Oil leak

Thank you!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2021, 03:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,317
Posted By jrvariel48
Re: Oil leak

Thanks Talkwrench, I'm looking for the pictures behind the timing cover and gears where the plug is. I don't have a motor here to look.
Thanks!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,317
Posted By jrvariel48
Re: Oil leak

Can someone please post pictures of this area?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2021, 04:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,721
Posted By jrvariel48
Re: Driving season is coming soon (I hope)

I drive mine all year long as long as it's not raining and there's no salt on the road.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,509
Posted By jrvariel48
Re: Brake drums

Are the above finned drums that are pictured available? Are they a direct fit?
Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,509
Posted By jrvariel48
Re: Brake drums

V8 I was considering anything just asking a question. I saw the picture in this post of what appears to be a cast iron(?) finned drum which I believe is from MT Products. That I'd be interested in. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 05:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,509
Posted By jrvariel48
Re: Brake drums

I installed the MT Products front brake assembly including the cast drums. It's excellent and installs very easily. Speedway makes a nice aluminum Buick style drum. I asked MT if they fit their set...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By jrvariel48
Forum: Early V8 02-22-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By jrvariel48
Powermaster Powergen 82011 Alternator

I have a Powermaster Powergen 82011 that was used about a year. It works great, but has some normal wear.
It's a 90 amp, 12volt, one wire alternator. I still have the original box.
Please send me...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,004
Posted By jrvariel48
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,889
Posted By jrvariel48
Re: Gosfast Gary from NY?

Guys, I'm not 100% sure of what I read this morning.
Gary O Sharkey passed away Friday January 29th 2021
West Babylon, NY
Prayers to the family.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2021, 04:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,889
Posted By jrvariel48
Re: Gosfast Gary from NY?

It's The Performance Engine Shop in West Babylon NY 631-884-3278

That's the number I've been calling. It's the only number I have
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,889
Posted By jrvariel48
Re: Gosfast Gary from NY?

I left another message today
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,889
Posted By jrvariel48
Re: Gosfast Gary from NY?

I called Gary and left a message. I'm hoping everything is ok. I'll report back when I hear something
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 03:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,889
Posted By jrvariel48
Re: Gosfast Gary from NY?

I'll try to reach out to him today. I PM'd him last week with no response. We've been in touch with each other about once a month, but I haven't heard from him
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By jrvariel48
Re: Holiday seson

Hope you and your family have a Merry Christmas and a better Happier New Year!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,270
Posted By jrvariel48
Re: Gear ratio's and final drives

I want to give a HUGE thank you to V8COOPMAN for all his help and amazing amount of knowledge! Thank you Dick!! So after careful consideration and talking with a bunch of people, I think it's safe,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,645
Posted By jrvariel48
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,645
Posted By jrvariel48
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,270
Posted By jrvariel48
Re: Gear ratio's and final drives

Went for a ride yesterday & here's what I have for engine rpm and mph:

So the cars sweet spot is 2100-2500 rpm. 2300rpm/60mph is perfect which is where I usually drive. When I go slower with a...
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