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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By A bones
Re: Help me identify these holes in my dash

In our work a day we had to have the fan there to see, without wiping the inside windshield.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By A bones
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 450
Posted By A bones
Re: Cam Degreeing/Checking Important

Thank you for taking the time for us,,, and them. I've had experience with off timed cams. Several in fact. It is the entire ball game.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By A bones
Re: 8CM or EAB cam for 260" Merc?

The OPs goal is "99 percent low rpm driving" in a '41 town sedan. The word from Ol'Ron has claimed that low end torque is never improved with a reground cam.:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By A bones
Re: Help me identify these holes in my dash

Perhaps one of those rubber bladed defroster fans. Pop had one on our '53. He got it at the Pep Boys.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By A bones
Re: Shipping engine

Straps and bolts good job.

I hope the cap was secured and or the tube sealed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By A bones
Re: Carb Spacer

The other aspect of the spacer is the slight but real increase of the manifold plenum volume. As RPMs go up this slightly larger charge is being pulled at the same rate ( the piston travel ) but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By A bones
Re: Carb Spacer

It works because it is made of non-conductive material. This gives it insulating property.

There are three ways to transfer heat. Conduction Convection Radiation.

Conduction is the process of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By A bones
Re: Shipping engine

I used to be involved with long haul shipping, machinery and the like. I would prefer bolts as mentioned above. Although I see no harm in using both.

The problem with banding or strapping is one:...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,175
Posted By A bones
Re: Replace Flathead with Y-Block?

Hi DougE, no regret I spoke without realizing that I never surrender my dreams to others whim.

Glad, really glad, that answers were given. Good Luck sourcing the parts you need.

#28 said well...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,175
Posted By A bones
Re: Replace Flathead with Y-Block?

Here's the thing..... While we all come here for flathead information, a lot or, maybe even, most of us evolved through decades of devouring the available machinery. Certain things we prefered...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,607
Posted By A bones
Re: UPS loses Package !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

When ya got an itch ya gotta scratch. Terrible event, Hoping you can get a replacement.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 709
Posted By A bones
Re: Just a little nostalgia

Thanks Ron, took me a while to get through it.

Hey ursus, have to smile I had a couple of 'rope cars'. One cabriolet and a coupe
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By A bones
Re: Rejuvinate script battery

Yep years back my pop gave me a six volt 30 year old, new old stock battery. It was never activated ( no acid ). I filled it with acid tried a slow charge, nothing. Then gave it fast charge, nothing....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 740
Posted By A bones
Re: Test fired my flattey!!

Bet that MG will sound nice when you get it in there.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,225
Posted By A bones
Re: Seat Belts ?

An interesting occurence of not using belts, with two parties, in a rollover. The weight of party #1 falling, and slamming on top of party #2 makes for devastating injury.:eek:

By the way, the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 593
Posted By A bones
Re: All Ford Day 2019 Perth

Hey Talkwrench, thanks a lot for posting these attractive pictures. I like your Pegasus. Glad you have your p/u on the road.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 404
Posted By A bones
Re: 36 Ford steering box question

Have you tried Joe's Antique Parts? Nice folks very knowledgeable.

Uxbridge Mass. open Mon to Thur 8:00-4:30.

1 800 508 3980 for orders, 1 508 278 3980 for orders and support.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,175
Posted By A bones
Re: Replace Flathead with Y-Block?

Doug this is good to know. Since I came off strong I apologize. You are getting a load of good input here. I'm sorry to say I'm in the agin camp.

As well, I have in my growing years committed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,175
Posted By A bones
Re: Replace Flathead with Y-Block?

Yeah Yeah this whole mess, good choice bad choice, needs to be addressed on the H.A.M.B. This ain't why were here.

True enough many of us have vast experience ( myself included ) with transplants...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By A bones
Re: not a Ford flathead but from that era

As a whipper snapper I had about a 1/24th scale metal toy of that equipment. Great for playing in the dirt.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,175
Posted By A bones
Re: Replace Flathead with Y-Block?

So what is the state of your current Motor?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By A bones
Re: 36 Ford 4 door sedan drag link question

Several Photos ( differing views, parts, and turn positions ) may bring some accurate assessments.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 842
Posted By A bones
Re: T5 Shift Problems

Full of fluid and not leaking does not guarantee the workings of either the master, or the slave.

Typically a failing of either cylinder will show up as you describe. A gradual loss of service...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By A bones
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