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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 847
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: What was it in its previous life?

Looking closely I can see traction bars on the rear axle a straight tube front axle tube shock absorbers in the front and a nice matched set of front tires. The dash has a very nice selection of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: new valve seats for a 53 EAC

Tim as noted by Pete and KIWinUS there's something else wrong if a flathead Ford block valve seat has gone away. My experience with my all out gas burring flatheads with the valve seat ground on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: new valve seats for a 53 EAC

If I read original post correctly the block has no removable valve seats. If that is correct then it may be the 1BA casting. If it is the 1BA casting number and the original seats are not damaged...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,671
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Congratulation Ronninroadster !!

Heres the in car video of the run


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWMbK20UOhA
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,671
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Congratulation Ronninroadster !!

All runs were made using VP racing gasoline.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,671
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Congratulation Ronninroadster !!

Just got back from the trip to Maine. Here's the numbers from the two test runs.
On my first run the mile speed was 190.708 and at the mile and a half the speed was 207.046
For the second run I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,110
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Our own Ronnie Roadster on Irontrap YT

This was the first time I meet Matt when he visited with his ARDUN project last week. Like everyone else I have watched with great interest his many videos on U-Tube. Its refreshing to know there's a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,760
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Just sent a new 302 CI Flathead Home . . .

Max cubes allowed in the XF and XXF classes there's no minimum in the class just the max.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,760
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Just sent a new 302 CI Flathead Home . . .

Dale nice build. Your helping keep this crazy modified flathead stuff alive with excellent results. We need to talk about my next adventure for the salt 325 cubes normally aspirated with a stock...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 845
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Piston opinions

Well Sealed Power certainly has other resources but not in the US! EGGE pistons made in the good old USA by American labor. :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 845
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Piston opinions

Your statement about who makes Egges pistons is Wrong!
Egge casts and makes their own pistons as well as machines everything in house. How do I know you may ask I along with a large group of Hot...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Update on Removing Broken Head Bolt

That's a really bad area to try and seal correctly. If I was trying to attempt a repair like this on an assembled engine I would first repair the damaged thread with an insert that has a tapered...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: 99-T Sleeved Engine

My post was how I remove tin sleeves on each block I have worked on all of which were the 3-1/16 bore. So far I have not had the pleasure of working on any tin sleeved 3-3/16 Ford blocks.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: 99-T Sleeved Engine

On any of the tin sleeve blocks I have worked on after removing the sleeves we simply bored it for the Ford stock size 3-3/16 piston its easy to do. To remove the sleeves I simply used my mig welder...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Do early/late distributors have different lengths?

Ford made an adapter button to take care of that problem. There easy to get from most suppliers.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Distributor for French 4,2l flathead

Having had experience with the French block having used one in my race car up to 180 MPH. What you can simply do is use any of the Ford front covers from the 1949 to 1953 V-8 engines. With the Ford...
Forum: Late V8 06-22-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 165
Posted By Ronnieroadster
AFX Powerdine Air fuel Monitor

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This Air Fuel Monitor is an outstanding tool to use for tuning any engine. If your stock or have Multi carbs a blower or any combination the digital readout will give you a true reading. Its...
Forum: Early V8 06-22-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By Ronnieroadster
AFX Powerdex Air Fuel Moniter

This Air Fuel Monitor is an outstanding tool to use for tuning any engine. If your stock or have Multi carbs a blower or any combination the digital readout will give you a true reading. Its made by...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 570
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Viscosity VS Pressure

Your pressure readings are fine. DONT even consider changing any oil pressure relief valve spring. Continue to enjoy your car and know your readings are fine.
Ronnieroadster
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,567
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Lathe set up help for my shop

I learned a very long time ago when I was interested in getting a Lath. A wise older gentlemen told me a large lath can always be made small. A small lath can never be made big. That being said I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Nostalgia Night and Reunion Monday night June 21st

A few of the cars attending Nostalgia Night some high horsepower Flathead Ford blocks.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-13-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Nostalgia Night and Reunion Monday night June 21st

A few of the cars attending Nostalgia Night some high horsepower flathead Ford blocks.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-10-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Nostalgia Night and Reunion Monday night June 21st

Once again the CSRA car club is holding our annual Nostalgia Night.
Monday June 21st rain date Tuesday June 22nd
This years event is being held at a NEW location the
North Haven Fair Grounds
290...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Nostalgia Night and Reunion Monday night June 21st

Once again the CSRA car club is holding our annual Nostalgia Night.
Monday June 21st rain date Tuesday June 22nd
This years event is being held at a NEW location the
North Haven Fair Grounds
290...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,955
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Dyno testing the Flathead for Speedweek

Heck you know we resemble that perfectly.
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