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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,145
Posted By trentclark
Re: Looking for a new job-maybe...

Lots of good thoughts here and Mart and youtube might be one of the solutions except it does take doing it with others to really learn. im going to start doing youtube vids so any tips are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By trentclark
Re: Dipsticks-no, not my kids

Thanks, plenty of help here.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,321
Posted By trentclark
Re: Coolant additives

Anyone looking at the "waterless" products? I see Jay Leno speaking it up on his older cars? its expensive but is supposed to be worth it. its glycol based instead of water. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By trentclark
Re: Dipsticks-no, not my kids

Does anyone know the length of an actual 8BA dipstick for a Truck 8BA? I could always measure before I put it all together or drop the pan and make sure the stick full mark is out of the crank path....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By trentclark
Dipsticks-no, not my kids

I have an 8BA with an 8RT dipstick. I have two dipsticks (no teenage kids intended) the other one doesn't have a stamp of which motor it goes with. I cannot find anything on about which one might...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,145
Posted By trentclark
Re: Looking for a new job-maybe...

I am glad that we received some good comments on this topic. sounds like there are plenty of folks who will keep it going. I am up for any weekend training on any topic. Its just good to get to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2020, 12:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,145
Posted By trentclark
Thumbs up Looking for a new job-maybe...

Hey, I've been on this forum for a year or so figuring out my 47 ford truck that I have owned for 40 years and have found everyone to be incredible with their help. This forum and site is worth...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2020, 11:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,064
Posted By trentclark
Re: 8BA doesnt have power

one more somewhat unrelated question. I have an 8BA with an 8RT dipstick. I have two dipsticks (no teenage kids intended) the other one doesnt have a stamp of which motor it goes with. I cannot...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,064
Posted By trentclark
Re: 8BA doesnt have power

Update, found a few things out. I decided to rebuild one of my 94 cores, tore two apart and one had an extra part I didnt know existed. looked at the rebuild diagram and item 42-pump discharge...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,064
Posted By trentclark
Re: 8BA doesnt have power

I pulled all the plugs and all a re black so i am running rich, some were black-wet. I have black residue below the exhaust pipes on my drive. I have the 94 adjusters out only 1 turn and still...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,064
Posted By trentclark
Re: 8BA doesnt have power

I have a goodguys event comeing up in March. I have to drive this to the event regardless. ill push it if I have too. God Bless. thanks for your help.



I have not heard from CharlieNY or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,064
Posted By trentclark
Re: 8BA doesnt have power

mart, flatheadted, no heat riser hole. stock manifold doesnt have one. something stupid is going on. ill keep tinkering.....

BTW, I dug up the old 94 that I had on it as a teenager and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,064
Posted By trentclark
Re: 8BA doesnt have power

Hey it worked. nothing to see here just testing. Thanks Tinker!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,064
Posted By trentclark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,064
Posted By trentclark
Re: 8BA doesnt have power

can someone help me post photos? thanks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,064
Posted By trentclark
Re: 8BA doesnt have power

Mart, thanks! ill check it out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,064
Posted By trentclark
Re: 8BA doesnt have power

Flathead Ted, what does "check that you don't have the early inlet manifold were the heat riser hole lines up with the 94" mean.

I did swap intake manifolds with this rebuild but still have the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,064
Posted By trentclark
Re: 8BA doesnt have power

Art, I have a Napa IC14 coil which is internally resisted. I have a flamethrower that I might put on it just to see if the coil or its internal resister is bad. thats something I have not checked...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,064
Posted By trentclark
Re: 8BA doesnt have power

ill be checking back in when weather gets better to do more work. I did pm CharlieNY to see about a carb rebuild.



I have (4) 94 carbs but only one is rebuilt. All have the same base with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,064
Posted By trentclark
Re: 8BA doesnt have power

Mart, the carb base doesnt have the valve. the ball in the accel pump is free. when I timed the engine with the vac advance plugged then unplug it the timing does change so the pull off does work....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,064
Posted By trentclark
Re: 8BA doesnt have power

video of engine running. when I accelerate it sucks thru the carb loudly and wants to die. audio doesn't demonstrate this well

https://youtu.be/taB7EqcCGmM
video of carb vaporizing when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,064
Posted By trentclark
Re: 8BA doesnt have power

Okay, pulled the dizzy, I had #1 at 12:00 so i reworked it at 6:00 and it now starts cold without choke or pumping the gas. not sure why that would matter but it surely did. set the timing at the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,064
Posted By trentclark
Re: 8BA doesnt have power

Thanks for all the help. ill let you know what I find out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2020, 11:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 823
Posted By trentclark
Re: 47 pickup tranny

ill dig into the carb again. thanks for the help.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,064
Posted By trentclark
Re: 8BA doesnt have power

good advice on the carb. ill check the accel. pump connection. been a while since I rebuilt it (three times) and cannot remember its position.

help me find Charlie. might need his magic touch...
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