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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,172
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Re: got a hole in my water jacket

Please don’t laugh but try the old plumbers trick . Stuff lots of white bread in the hole so it can hold the water back then JB weld

Can’t hurt
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Step-down
Re: old or new motor

Figure your budget first so your not surprised $$$.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By Step-down
Re: Stromberg 97 adjust

Offset driver
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By Step-down
Re: Letís talk about V8 flathead head gasket

Do you think Best head copper gasket would gain 10 tho over the Standard sandwich head gasket compressed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By Step-down
Re: Letís talk about V8 flathead head gasket

Yes big $$$ , I’m just thinking out load . Be nice to use those very cool Org EM heads
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 823
Posted By Step-down
Re: steering gear leaking

I’ve seen the sector almost dry on some and the box packed with grease . Worse is as mentioned about no groove in the bush
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By Step-down
Letís talk about V8 flathead head gasket

I see I the ole web thereís companyís that make various thickness composite head gaskets .
Anyone have any experience using them ? I see there gasket thickness over .100

Could be away to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 995
Posted By Step-down
Re: Early Ford Hydraulic brakes in 1931 Fordor

Like Kurt mentioned some of these repop wheel cylinders have the hole in the wrong .
I also notice some of these repop drums are heavy and worse is the ark doesn’t match the shoes . Easy way to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Step-down
Re: remove surface rust on transmission gears

I believe a 39’ case would be stamped on the bottom back “78” if not maybe “48” would work .
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-07-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 457
Posted By Step-down
Forum: Early V8 09-06-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By Step-down
Flywheel 59ab

Looking to buy outright a 59ab flywheel in the SW CT area only . For pick up ...
Anyone holding ... Thanks again Ford Barn ....
Forum: Early V8 09-06-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 84
Posted By Step-down
Trade 8ba for 59ab flywheel

I have a recondition 8ba flywheel
New ring gear and resurfaced .
Looking to trade for a lightened 59ab in same condition . new ring gear and resurfaced and lightened . In south west New England...
Forum: Early V8 09-06-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By Step-down
Re: 59AB oil pan

Thank you Ford Barn , great People . Thank you for everyone’s reply ....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By Step-down
Re: Flat Head Ignition Parts - On Long Island?

Helmet points CS47
The FA49 condensor is for a 37-41 helmet

Think I got this right , maybe someone will confirm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 712
Posted By Step-down
Re: Mart's 32 takes on Prescott Hill! VHRA GOW! 2021.

Thanks Mart
Nice group of cars. Keep us posted on your finding on your flat motor miss.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By Step-down
Re: New England Meet In Newry, Maine

You driving around and throw the jungle or way of Port Jeff
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By Step-down
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Step-down
Re: Steering Box Lubrication for 1946 pickup

The only lube I had was GL 4 , I think 85 -90 w. Seems to have lube it up good . PO had grease it it so I cleaned it out well . I don’t think grease was getting into the sector bushing well . Box...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,557
Posted By Step-down
Re: Bad rebuilt starter from NAPA

Your 51 is still 6 v positive ground just a thought did NAPA convert it to 12
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,178
Posted By Step-down
Re: Are most repro parts too small?

Will we were building a 39 type top loader and my buddy ordered some repo replacement parts
Will long story short the fit and finish was trouble so we used most of the wore out OEM parts and the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Step-down
Re: oil leak

I watch my buddy (89) pick away at his ford project and Iím amazed . Itís not that he's blessed with good health and sound body but his attitude to press forward and not be beaten.
He picks away at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By Step-down
Re: throwout bearing

My 2 cents is pay attention who mtn the bearing . I’m not saying ones better then the other but I’ve learned the hard way and there’s lots of labor to replace theses bearings
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Step-down
Re: I request info on Flathead Ted '33/'34 steering box.

Last I looked back ordered
Could be wrong ,seems everything is back ordered

Order new ice box from JP Richard (12) weeks 🤪
Forum: Early V8 08-24-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By Step-down
59AB oil pan

No laughing , 😊 looking for a mint oil pan for my budget build 59AB
Pick up in southern New England .

Donít know if you donít ask . I hear tell about all these cracked blocks, , should
Be lots...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By Step-down
Another 53í F100 steering box question

Evening folks , been searching for information on F100 steering box .
Are the worm gear keyed ,if not Iím assuming just press fit . I guess I can cut the old one off with grinding cut...
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