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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 1935 16 inch wire wheel

If you were in Az I could fix you up. Look in the Ford Barn swap meet or on the H A M B ads. There is also C L & E gay. There are plenty out there it just takes time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,009
Posted By B-O-B
Re: flathead rebuild

It popped the head off one of them. I don't remember whether it was an intake or exhaust. I don't recall a keeper coming loose either. I'll see if I have a picture somewhere. They did replace...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,009
Posted By B-O-B
Re: flathead rebuild

If that were me I would let the machinist provide all the parts needed. That way if anything goes wrong he cannot blame you. Just went thru that with a machine shop on my 47 flathead. After I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Winter Storage

I had an old upright freezer for storing paint & other spray products. Worked well for me.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Shipping engine

I had mine shipped from Or to Az. The machine shop made a stand out of angle iron & bolted to the engine & pallet then made a plywood box for it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 979
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Flat 221ci - 1935 - Getting stuck after 3 weeks sitting.

Congratulations on getting the engine running. Continue to use MMO (,if available) in the gas, if you can not get MMO use regular oil. Do you have any access to an additive to combat the ethanol?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By B-O-B
Re: More Mercury Scenery

Ralph don't park it there for ever. LOL just pullin your crank. Enjoy the pictures.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,441
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Warning about c&g

The parts that I have bought from C&G arrived on time or before,fit fine & best of all,save the best for last, they were delightful & helpful to talk to & order from.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 830
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Hello

nice work ,Welcome aboard:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,783
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Valve adjusting

You guys want to adjust valves hot just come on down to the dez. It has been around 110/120 degrees lately. Just leave your engine set outside for a spell & it will be hotter'n you can touch. LOL
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,196
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Help: Reverse eye leaf spring problem 34 Ford

I made a little bench top press & did mine. Used my porta-power
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Whats the hole for?

Pete ya did it again!!! That is just beautiful.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Dual carb linkage

Look closely at the picture. You will notice that you only use ONE choke just remove the other one.
Get in touch with Charley Ny he will fix up with your project.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,368
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Roy Nacewicz's business, and it's future

Thanks for stepping up Michael.
Best wishes for all your problems (May they be few) that you will encounter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,333
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Oil leak from drain plug

Didn't some body try to sell depends for under the engine area? No it was depends but the diaper kinda thing.
I will generally use the Permatex#2 or one I make from stock gasquet material.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,429
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

Move over there bud I need a seat for this one. I'm in, Take your time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,492
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Bat piss

Turn on the lights. They do not like light.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Nice day for drive

Nice to not have to look at a cell tower for a spell. Thanks for the ride.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 8R Flathead

I will of course take it to the machine shop to freshen it up, but a little curious about the externals.
Be sure to have it pressure tested & magna fluxed to check for cracks before spending your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By B-O-B
Re: late model flathead

Mechanical aptitude helps a bunch or some KOOL buddies that have it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Oil dipstick

34PKUP that looks like an 8 to me.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 1932 Ford Vin

What would glass have to do with a vin # on the frame?
I have a 34 roadster that is all original ford running gear & frame but a glass body.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 1937 Ford Thermostat Placement

Robert this the flathead that I was referring about, notice only one hose clamp.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Trivia....

petehoovie you da man. Good read THANKS.
Be aware of jealous husbands too!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 792
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Big feet

Easy solution get one or two of your wimmin to chauffer you.
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