Go Back   The Ford Barn > Search Forums

Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)

Showing results 1 to 25 of 63
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Midnightcaper
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By Midnightcaper
pcv on a slingshot

has anyone put one on a slingshot intake before? I've looked at old threads but didn't see a example or ideas as to a setup.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 41,832
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: New block

Tod another guy u could call would be Dave Tatom in mt. Vernon Washington. if u wanted ideas on how to improve the block without compromising the use of lemon and aftermarket parts that already exist.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,864
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: Gilmore car museum

I should put this on my bucket list since my last name is Gilmore lol.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,478
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: Thinking about investors.

What is it that has been lost over the years that makes reproducing these blocks so damn difficult and expensive?

the original drawings for the v8 were filed and forgot about long ago. plus there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,478
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: Thinking about investors.

edelbrock has been contacted about a flathead block all aluminum v8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,747
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: Picked up some flatheads

if your looking to sell off 2 8ba blocks with no cracks in the valve pockets let me know.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,385
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: Interesting Vehicle - What Is It?

I would totally use that as a daily driver.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,592
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: First Flathead build- need guideness

Moderndriveline makes a tail shaft that will bolt onto a mustang t5 and comes with both mechanical and electronic speedo options.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,592
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: First Flathead build- need guideness

I say build what u want. Sure u can go with a boring stocker and it will be a lot cheaper. But that's not any fun. It's your wallet no one can tell u how far to open it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2016, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,257
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: stromberg carb Q...

Maybe uncle max can shed some light on this matter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,787
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: Motor build cost.

Ah don't be scared to rebuild a stocker isn't that much but when getting into all new upgraded internals port matching, machining and of course blowers it climbs fast. Just remember it's not it's not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,257
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: stromberg carb Q...

Does this need to be done on new strombergs?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,787
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: Motor build cost.

what is all new or reused?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2016, 12:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,787
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: Motor build cost.

I think a lot has to do with where your at. I could be wrong but up here in the pnw I don't believe there is as many flathead enthusiasts as in other places. I will take the chance to apologize if I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,787
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: Motor build cost.

Agreed as good as u can get brings the cost up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,787
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: Motor build cost.

Scott that looks very nice!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,787
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: Motor build cost.

I am doing the assembly next to him. The 1-800 credit card comment cracks me up. If I wanted a stocker that's what I would build but this is far from it. My block is fully machined. I still haven't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,787
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: Motor build cost.

Exactly the route I'm going.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,787
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: Motor build cost.

A built 8ba with all new internals heads intake strombergs.
Pistons rods are new crank 4 1/8th slingshot intake custom grind cam from new blank not that isky stuff. And all the knowledge can absorb...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,787
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: Motor build cost.

Wow that all seems pretty cheap I'm at 12k. No regrinds only used part is the block.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,411
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: metal polishing Qs...

A lot of people I know clear coat the parts so the dirt and grime will come off easier
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,787
Posted By Midnightcaper
Motor build cost.

Curious as to how much money u all have into your flatheads. Whether it be stock or modified.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 24,256
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: Will all Veterans please arise.

USMC 95-99 0311 zodiac boat raid India company 3/1.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: Some flatheads on CL

Damn that looks like the place to go.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,757
Posted By Midnightcaper
Re: transporting a car

what kind of car are you shipping from seattle
Showing results 1 to 25 of 63

 
Forum Jump
Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:12 AM.