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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By big job
Re: Canadian Weiand heads

Going strong as ever, run by Irene Vendetti the wife, she gotta be in her 90's
but she is sharp as a tack. I haven't been there for 20 yrs can't afford it no
more. In my day imagine 50 cents...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By big job
Re: Canadian Weiand heads

Ron us Seekonk Speedway class A car 93 it was painted old nick candy
bar color.....sam
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 400
Posted By big job
Re: solenoid

Absolutely yes... same thing happened to me. John nothing to loose take it apart
I bet it looks like asphalt pavememt. I too got one from the 'great Joes' starts
like its got 12 volts now..sam
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By big job
Re: Info on this truck transmission

does it have a clip on the shift lever for reverse? that would date it looks like a run of the mill T9 to me.....................
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By big job
Re: Canadian Weiand heads

Around here you get the checker flag= get ready break out the tool box.
Cheater's you got suspended for couple weeks, don't remember. then a couple ohv chevys we dusted them in a 100 feet But...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,517
Posted By big job
Re: flathead engine stand

My way without buying cheap stands and driving your brain and taking up shop room.
A good bench with casters. Factory engines were built up vertically not on a engine
stand. All operations were...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By big job
Re: Another gear ratios question

No I didn't go by speedometer more like the feel and sound and the trees
going by LOL
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By big job
Re: Need help balancing wheels

Again I misread the post. oh so its the cross hair bubble. How did that happen ?
Maybe the glass seal dried up don't know. can't think of the name but I bet its the
same fluid used in gauges...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By big job
Re: Need help balancing wheels

Looks like a Micro Precision. I have no idea about drilling any holes, the oil goes into
the top. You don't want light oil in there we stayed around 80 or 90 gear oil so the
hub with the bubble...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By big job
Re: Another gear ratios question

3:31's thats a thought last time it was up on the lift I didn't even think
to look for a tag because we haven't driven it yet but when we did it was
a wow factor......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By big job
Another gear ratios question

as you all know I have a super deluxe new engine goes perfectly and quiet.
My son bought a 1950 custom 4 dr. another silent V8. My 46 rides like a
town car No rattles at all. The last time I drove...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By big job
Re: 46 Stake truck rebuild

Dad says the speedometer would change when shifting the axle. Then you are missing
the little vacuum transmission back of the speedometer that keeps the speedometer
constant reading. Then later on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By big job
Re: Valve removal

3 valves ? I'm still confused. Don't you have a valve spring compressor to collapse
the valve spring remove keepers and retainers remove valve then spring the valve
spring out with screwdriver...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 431
Posted By big job
Re: 59AB bearings

You need a "ball" end anvil quality Micrometer to measure rod bearings hundreds on
ebay for not much money then invest in a inside mic. for the rods. Why not, cause
you will always have those in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,309
Posted By big job
Re: What kind of jack do you carry

I no longer can get pictures from my phone to the Computer It worked before
I have no clue. As far as getting a mix from compression I imagine it does,
but you are only pumping the tire which has...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,309
Posted By big job
Re: What kind of jack do you carry

The best invention ever. Many years ago I bought a 41 2dr & this was in the trunk. So simple take any spark plug out screw this some kind on one way valve in the hole. comes
with enough air line...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 993
Posted By big job
Re: Flathead V-8 Starter Rebuilding

We also get those from Napa #1 they are local no fooling with online or shipping. #2 if
it fails they give up another
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 809
Posted By big job
Re: new battery goin dead

woh hold on; you have only the Ign wired for now, then why does the amp meter show a charge??? you have to have the generator wire hooked up only way it will show a charge.
if so take that wire...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Posted By big job
Re: 8BA lifters noisy

That will not work you have to get in there with a feeler and find who is loose.
Whoever is loose then off comes the heads. I'm really not fond of adjustable
lifters either. I would find the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,973
Posted By big job
Re: What am I missing? 1930 Model A

My 2 cents, go back to reply #21 pull throttle down key off put hand over carburetor you have to have some suction there. If not forget the carburetor. The intake has to suck and the suck which...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 11-17-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,096
Posted By big job
Re: I am leaving Fordbarn

Steve relax it is not you. Your not alone, and I do not blame the ford barn its this age
of stupid computers which can not be trained. I try to help take an hour to help somebody
and load a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By big job
Re: Valve lubrication question on 8BA

Oh, Its not raining but its misty out, so you need ya wipers, and ya face gets wet: So
thats how it works with all makes , valve in block engines for a 100 yrs.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 792
Posted By big job
Re: Hole saw

Its called 'annular' Maybe not spelled right available from any industrial tool like Victor
Shars maybe ebay. Then way back with a spark plug adaptor they pumped grease
in there "valves closed" ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,344
Posted By big job
Re: 4 post lifts

My thought is there will always be pros and cons with any tool. 4 post good for oil and
grease jobs and storage underneath. We went with a 15000 # bend pac two post. the
pros brake jobs...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,659
Posted By big job
Re: Rust

Bottom line "rust never sleeps" I think we all do the common, wire brush air descalers
acid etch soda blasting grinders POR junk you should see my truck looks like it been
in the ocean; two 3yr...
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