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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,110
Posted By 34 GAZ
Re: Cast iron 2 groove wide belt crank pulley

German V8 flathead ( Ford Keulen ) has a cast crank pulley for three belts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 915
Posted By 34 GAZ
Re: 59 Engine bolt torque

Is there a difference between 59 & 8BA torque specs.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By 34 GAZ
Re: C59A - Purpose of threaded holes on block

Heres mine. Also those four holes can be used for making your own engine stand if you have no waterpumps fitted.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,483
Posted By 34 GAZ
Re: clutchplate just fits the flywheel, or not ??

Flywheel has,nt been used after the polishing. That blueish colour is thin coat of hamerite to protect from surface rust where there is no contact from the disc.



Lots of good answers from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,483
Posted By 34 GAZ
Re: clutchplate just fits the flywheel, or not ??

G'day Mart, I,ve just checked a few of my other flywheels and they are pretty much all the same depth where the four bolts go. No drastic differences. I believe Cadillac512 has the answer. Those...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,483
Posted By 34 GAZ
Re: clutchplate just fits the flywheel, or not ??

I can,t flip the clutch disc as the centre boss /spline protrudes at least a half inch more on the other side. I suppose i could use self-locking flywheel bolts as they have a smaller head ( no holes...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,483
Posted By 34 GAZ
clutchplate just fits the flywheel, or not ??

For my 99 Merc flathead i have a re-surfaced flywheel and new clutch plate. I think the springs in the clutchplate are to high. They are almost touching the four flywheel bolts. Then there is the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,724
Posted By 34 GAZ
Re: Ford "wide five" Brake Drums

Don,t forget the drums with the ribs look racy too
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,705
Posted By 34 GAZ
Re: Delivery problem for parts

Things must work beter over here. Posted a large parcel with two headlights Monday afternoon 5 PM to a guy in Wales, UK and he recieved it Friday 9.15 AM.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2020, 03:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,544
Posted By 34 GAZ
Re: Is this oilpan protector original or not ?

That,s a idea. Speed bumps are getting higher too ;).
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2020, 03:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,544
Posted By 34 GAZ
Re: Is this oilpan protector original or not ?

G'day Mart. That,s the one :). It was an American import. Must have been at least 25 years ago. Car became a street-rod and ARP conversion parts went to Skandinavia. All long gone but just recently...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,544
Posted By 34 GAZ
Is this oilpan protector original or not ?

This oilpan protector was under a 1937 Ford sedan. Original or special made ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 508
Posted By 34 GAZ
Small parts ID please

Found in my pile of flathead parts, cleaned them up but what are they ? Part A screws together with the round grooved steel piece that jigles around when put inside. Part C has a adjustable thread...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,312
Posted By 34 GAZ
Re: Ebay sales tax in place

^^^^^^ It was sales tax, i went and read all the small letters and they have it covered real good. With the fees on top of everything including PayPal the fun is gone. Back to local swapmeets and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,312
Posted By 34 GAZ
Re: Ebay sales tax in place

I had,nt sold anything on Ebay for quite a while until about 2 months ago. Then on a whim i posted a nice 1934 style Citroen grille on Ebay U.S.A. End price was much higher than i would ever get here...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,134
Posted By 34 GAZ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,800
Posted By 34 GAZ
Re: Jensen S1

Nice unique project. First time i,ve actually seen those heads with the small bulge on the end. ( other than the pair i have ) Do you have a number 99 cast in the front of the block just infront of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,636
Posted By 34 GAZ
Re: Mercury crankshaft inspection before grinding

So what does a balanced crank look like ? Would you actually see tell tale grinding marks on the counterweights or are they polished and smooth with all casting blems removed ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,177
Posted By 34 GAZ
Re: saving my speed o

Vinegar and that old greyish potmetal don,t get along. Disolves.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,876
Posted By 34 GAZ
Re: Stolen model A coupe in the drink.

^^^^^^ I just read it today with todays date , stated Florida. ^^^^^^ Never know whats what anymore.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,876
Posted By 34 GAZ
Stolen model A coupe in the drink.

Have,nt seen this here or on the h.a.m.b. Came across a news item by chance. 79 year old owner went to church on Sunday in Prineville FL. Car was stolen by a drifter who was arrested at the scene. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,120
Posted By 34 GAZ
Re: Heater Restoration

I,ve done about 20 art-deco style heaters . What you have there is minimal ageing. Don,t take the heater all the way apart for that little bit of blemish on the inside. The vinegar bath is a good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,125
Posted By 34 GAZ
Re: Help identify these lights

Those are the depressed beam style. You push the glass in a little and then give a small turn. If i remember correctly the glass is not 100% round. If they are full of crud between the glass and the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,027
Posted By 34 GAZ
Re: *37 Pickup Repaint Needed*

Maybe the last owner did a cheap respray as well. Who knows whats under the green ? Looks good from here though. I would be driving that and worrying about painting in about November.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,781
Posted By 34 GAZ
Re: Spotlight For A Model-A Open Car....

It,s AutoReelite , The older ones had a curved glass lens , a rear view mirror and a steel ball attached the size of a tennis ball. There was about 48 inches :cool: of wire in the ball. If you had...
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