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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: storage

The sonic devices work for me...2 small ones in each truck....windows up and no cover.
plus
A winter home for a mean nasty ferel cat in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: A-team performance distributor issues

SBC distributor converted to 8BA seems to me an easier way to go....all wear parts
at NAPA.....5000 rpm capable.....total adv and rate of adv adjust w/o removal (no
goofy bushings)
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 852
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: 32 Model Y in France

A good friend has one of these gems...his reg says '35. The car came here after WWII
and passed thru many east coast owners. Bill has owned it for 25 + years and rather
than rebuild the tiny 4...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: 47 pickup transmission

Unless you use parallel leaf springs w/the 8" you'll need radius bars....lots of kits out there for this....for fore and aft location . A panard bar for side to side is good to have as well. The...
Forum: Early V8 10-15-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 115
Posted By Charlie ny
Late 1932 rear axle assembly

Need a LATE 1932 Ford rear axle assembly...anyone have one near Buffalo,
N.Y. ? Charlie Schwendler 716 440 8952 cas5845@yahoo.com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,274
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Marvel Classic Motor Oil

MMO not magic ? I have some really old MMO my dad bought a long time ago....he passed in '56....A tin can of it and a glass bottle of it. The magic in this case is he touched the containers. Dad...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,274
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Marvel Classic Motor Oil

Shell Rotella 20-40....sourced at Walmart + a swig of MMO.
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 978
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Use of a Big 97 Stromberg Carb.

Phil,
Rule of thumb from a long time ago is go up no more than two size or ' risk '
upsetting a/f numbers. I slipped a 48 bowl between 97 air horn and base and used #50
jets and a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,423
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: ANOTHER Fake '40 Coupe....Mart Was Spot-on!

What garbage....the driver must have a 3rd hand for shifting as both hands remain on steering wheel ,shift lever remains at all times in rev or 2nd.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Correct float setting

1.350 has always worked for me......good for slight variations in engine angle
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Extended throttle shaft

I make them. As far as I know not available commercially.
The standard 94 extended shafts are available from Speedway or Charlie Price.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 825
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: 1941 convertible backfire to carb, with video

The easiest first..spark plugs must not be sooty and be gapped at .025....I like Autolite 216's or a little hotter for tired motor ...437's. If the distributor was not set up
correctly , dwell most...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Pic from Carlisle

Tom,
I'm sure happy for you and your bud's...perchance was Tony in the group.
I wonder if the AACA and Herco are taking notice.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Changing stock '34 pitman arm -source?

Tom,
I just went thru this scenario only '32 Ford w/ F-1 box. I matched up the '32 arm with one from my stash that had the tapered hole for a conventional tie rod end.
I relieved the 3...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: 41 mostly stock 6v posted ground - adding a fan

Someone may have a source for an elec fan that can do the job on 6 volts but at the
urging of Flatjack Meyer I installed a shroud on my '41 p'up ,when it was still 6v, instead
of an elec fan....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Charlie ny computor

Yes and Yes !
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By Charlie ny
Charlie ny computor

My computer is healthy again .
Thank you all,
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 865
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Locked up!

Ric,
There were two variations of shift towers in the '34 era. One had an additional sheet metal selector, shall I say, the other did not. The 'selector' I believe reduced the
likeyhood of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Delco distributor on my flathead now

Thank you Larry......that is a HAYES electronic unit. It ran a sbc for a while now it's all 8BA.
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: She looks good but she doesn’t run so good

P'up......With the air horn inverted and the gasket removed the dimension from the gasket face of the air horn to the top of the float should be 1.350. Also check the
float drop, very important.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: EAB Heads & their Piston Reliefs - Is this right?

JJseery & Jack have it.
The EAB's on my big bad 286 were warped.....that's what those heads do. I did
some simple calculations and had the heads milled to my numbers. I ran 3 studs in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 994
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: diamondback tires

Be absolutely sure you are talking with the factory rep. There is a tire re-seller that
has fashioned his site to appear like the factory.....Took me a while to shake loose of
this re-seller....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: How to use a holly model 59 carb on 8BA engine

dono,
e mail me your address and I'll send you the correct BOWL AND BASE to
make your Ford Load a matic distributor happy. Vac source must be from ABOVE the throttle plates. We can...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,014
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Which is easier

Unless you just love lining up the grill and rad again I'd remove the rear and go that way.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Question about a "Helmet" distributor

Denny,
I'm guessing the goose neck bend in the strap was to accommodate various thickness's...Why not let me send you some in various thicknesses and material.
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