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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Re: 1939 engine transplant to an 8ba

i have a 39 PU barrel nose with a 59AB engine With double pulley set up . However trying to put the 8BA in a 39 standard coupe. Wonder if the double pulley would work as I have that set up in my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By FRANK PKNY
1939 engine transplant to an 8ba

I have a 39 coupe with a 59ab engine that's shot. I also have a Merc 8ba style engine that's rebuilt and ready to go . I would like to put it into the 39. what issues will I have regarding this...
Forum: Early V8 07-26-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 93
Posted By FRANK PKNY
ISO 39 coupe rear fenders in very good condition

need a set of metal rear fenders for a standard coupe in very good condition. casdiesel@aol.com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Fuel gauge polarity

Are resister type fuel gauges polarity sensitive? Can I use a newer style gauge on an 8 volt positive ground system? They are designed for 12volt negative ground.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,765
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Re: New Tires

16" 35 Ford wheels get cheap readily available radials. you'll never look back and regret it. Your car will drive and ride a lot better. JMHO
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,765
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Re: New Tires

16" 35 Ford wheels get cheap readily available radials. you'll never look back and regret it. Your car will drive and ride a lot better. JMHO
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,176
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Re: Ignition switch question

Thank you sir for the lesson . Would this be true on any vehicle with a coil or just on a model a that was designed for a pop out switch ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,176
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Ignition switch question

On my 31 A I Have an aftermarket switch IE on or off position. I wonder how this is working? When the switch is off (OPEN) I still get voltage to both sides of the coil. When the switch is on I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Re: 1932 transmission prefix 18-oooooo question

Thanks for the information. I thought it would work with a nine inch clutch set up. I love these old Fords. FrankPKNY
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By FRANK PKNY
1932 transmission prefix 18-oooooo question

I'm putting a 36LB V'8 engine in a 32 with it's what appears to be a 32 stock
V-8 transmission. The 32 clutch appears much different and the flywheel is indented . Will the 36 engine fit without...
Forum: Early V8 04-11-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Searching for a 32 v8 radiator

Iso for a 32 v8 radiator in good udeable condition . Frank 914 474-1017 or email casdiesel@aol.com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Re: Comments on Stromberg E-Fire Distr on 59A

Have one on my 59A engine in my 33 . don't have any problems, engine runs strong.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,945
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Re: My first dumb question

Welcome aboard, this site has a intense amount of knowledge, lot's of helpful people here.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,481
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Re: Flathead Adjustable Lifter question

I drill the holes and use a tappet wrench. All us old guys have tappet wrenches.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,051
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Re: Helmet Distributor Rebuild

Nice job I just set the points at .015 seems to work for me well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,212
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Re: Is it normal to build an engine test stand?

Thanks GB I run it in my shop, using two ten foot exhaust hose under the garage door, I think that should give me enough back pressure. I'm a firm believer to run on a test stand, not to break in,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,212
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Re: Is it normal to build an engine test stand?

My test stand built from scrap, and a Flea market fuel tank. purchased new gauges only.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,377
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Re: Remove this bolt?

Find a nut that will fit over the messed up one then weld it on . when it cools it will come right out . No problem. If you don't weld find someone who can. It's an easy fix just shield the fuel...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 712
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Re: Adapting An OE Gas Tank Sender Unit

Back many years ago I had a PU truck that the previous owner used RTV gasket sealer on the fuel tank hose. The truck would shut down suddenly. after a few minutes it would start only to do the same...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 791
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Re: cam gear timing 1936 LB engine

I went through the entire engine, the crank was plastic gauged pulled four pistons checked all specks retourked all bearings checked valve lash et. I never thought to pull the cam cover , go figure...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,212
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Re: Is it normal to build an engine test stand?

I like to run the engines prior to installation. Checking for all vitals. No need to over do it but I go through two heat cycles in order to re-torque the heads. much easier on my test stand.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 791
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Re: cam gear timing 1936 LB engine

Used a vacuum to grab the chips and also used paper towels to keep chips out of engine, a paint marker works great for marking drill holes and timing marks. keeping the holes close to the inside...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 791
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Re: cam gear timing 1936 LB engine

UPDATE I made a templet from a circle drill, that had three holes at the perfect spacing to mark and drill and tap the cam gear then used 1/2 13 bolts to go through the gear and push against the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 791
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Re: cam gear timing 1936 LB engine

pressed on, wondering if I can pull it off and install it after I correctly line up the crank and cam?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 791
Posted By FRANK PKNY
Re: cam gear timing 1936 LB engine

At TDC the intake valve is open indicating to me the cam gear is not in time. The crankshaft gear has no dimple on it I wonder if it's installed backwards? I thought all crankshaft gears had a...
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