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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Oil to use?

You will find olis with very low detergents but with zinc. Pentrite Shelsley for example.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2020, 12:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Consensus on best Throwout bearing

I would not recommend Aetna bearings. The one I purchased here just recently spun far to easily, I dont think it had any grease in it, it looked rather cheap . I even sent an email to them - no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Oil to use?

What climate are you in ? If its like California or similar a 20-50 wt mineral of good quality and some level of ZDDP will be fine and non detergent would be better if no filter . Dont get to carried...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 700
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: U-joint Play (again!)

when it does get bolted up and it should be tight, you should check the position of the baffle too. Should be the tiniest gap.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Brake flaring tool & tube straightener suggestions

Spend your money right the first time, nothing short of the Eastwood turret type and upwards from there...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,835
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: This AWFUL Bug...Explained!

Agreed.. Denial is not a river in Egypt on this one..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,835
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: This AWFUL Bug...Explained!

Yes I think the time to act is now and even then its two weeks to late. Im the biggest skeptic, but this I have a bad feeling about and I dont believe we are being told everything. I am still shocked...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Flathead V8 radiator

Maybe take out the radiator go to a shop and have it serviced anyway that way it will be soldered up again . After that arrange with them to come back and have it pressure tested and see if you have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 59a Main bearings replacements

Bra!
[if I got that correct]
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 21 stud timing marks ?

Should be a mark...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,320
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Engine repaint

Cant remember but its probably the flash, its a little darker than that.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,320
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Engine repaint

POR make engine paint "Ford green" which you can brush on, you'd never know on the cast block but the pan you may have a few streaks of that worries you, probably depending on the brush etc .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,225
Posted By Talkwrench
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2020, 01:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By Talkwrench
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Stock or later oil pump?

"Thanks for this. Will the M19 pump and the truck pickup fit a stock 36 oil pan?"

No you may have to cut the baffle in the pan so it fits , also you may have to adjust the height of the pick up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,678
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Timken Throw out bearings

" However, in order to minimize any defective bearings reaching our customers, we inspect and test rotate EVERY SINGLE BEARING before it is allowed to go out the door to a customer."
This is what a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,678
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Timken Throw out bearings

If you have information on where these plants are in the U.S.A. I'd love to know.. Are they MANUFACTURING plants?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2020, 01:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,678
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Timken Throw out bearings

Yes Phil a local statewide bearings store in Western Australia.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,678
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Timken Throw out bearings

Ive just been through this. And the Aetna bearing spun easily . I Did not use it, it wasn't right. I even sent a email to Aenta , but it seems I have been ignored. I used a National bearing in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 580
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Throw out bearing

I just did all that with mine. It was a Atena brand [American?] It spun far too easy for a throw out bearing. I returned it and got a National one.. You really shouldn't be able to spin them as they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Valve clearance for 38 21 stud

If a standard cam I went ; int .010 -.012 exh .012 -.014 , Its been 18 months now daily driving , quiet , no problems. Spring were progressively wound and slightly heavier than stock [ Gary's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Hub Puller- Thoughts on M.A.C.S Fabrication unit

Get the Vintage Precision one. Well made and it works!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 887
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: installing electric fuel pump in'39 piccup

I just rigged mine through the start switch on the column. Priming only , but if needed I could leave it on.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 39 gearbox thrust bearing

Ok Thanks Mike . yes and at 65c to the USD.. its not easy..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 39 gearbox thrust bearing

Ok Mike if you find another one let me know and I'll pass it on as its not my box Im just helping someone.
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