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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,519
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Radiator for my 1939 Ford

"Flat jack" may have misunderstood Fan shroud with a crank mounted fan [39] sounds interesting any chance of photos/drawings having similar dramas but dealing with Sydney aus temps
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Rhythmic smoke puffing out of oil input breather cap

sounds like classic sitting syndrome you leave it sitting and it will seize up [ nature of the beast] valves will be open and air gets in causing the rings and valves to start to seize leave it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 676
Posted By aussie merc
Re: 1934 Missing -Covering My Bases

Just a wild guess but sounds like you've got a coil or condenser on the way out
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By aussie merc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By aussie merc
Re: XXXX it !!!!!!! Crabs ????

everyones due a blonde day now and again I have some beauties like the day i mixed up the left and right brake cams
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By aussie merc
Re: factory fan cfm

there are several options but its a 39 crank mounted fan twin diameter 6 blade mounted to the drive hub by vulcanized rubber single belt, crab dissy yeh all the good stuff so most options just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Triple Carbs + alternator

this is easy offenhauser actually can supply an offset bracket and new studs to suit there are two to choose from left or right head and they will work even with stockers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Help bearing race removal F1 hub

check the tool cataloges many mainstream tool brands actually supply bearing drifts which are the correct length and shape
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By aussie merc
Re: factory fan cfm

and heres why the concern with cooling just heard the weather report next few days can expect temps of 35 deg C or higher not bad for spring cant wait for summer
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By aussie merc
Re: factory fan cfm

cooling is only effective if you can get the balance between air flow and coolant flow correct . since an electric fan runs at a set speed there is no increase in cfm as engine speed/load increases ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By aussie merc
Re: factory fan cfm

you ain't wrong that its not that effective at idle everything i learnt in trade school not to do they did how times have changed 1 fan is that low 1/2 the blades hang below the core 2 its...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By aussie merc
factory fan cfm

just a curiosity question dose anyone know whats the cfm at what revs for the factory 6 blade mercury fan [ crank driven ]
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,737
Posted By aussie merc
Re: advertising to sell, but doesn't seem to want to sell????

yeh you dont have to tell me about shipping im paying it but it still dosent excuess the earth shattering silence
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,737
Posted By aussie merc
Re: advertising to sell, but doesn't seem to want to sell????

aint nothing new here love the ones that just go quiet and appear to drop dead and dont have the common courtesy to reply to a PM ok so you cant agree to a price thats life still doesn't excuse...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By aussie merc
Re: 1940 ford coupe headers

cast or tube ??? i run fentons runs great and the cast headers dont dump excess heat into the eng bay
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 765
Posted By aussie merc
Re: block quandary

on a dyno maybe but to drive it around dont think so and as you said why waste further rebores my thoughts go the .040 and save the rest for a later date
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Trying to save a "raised deck" v-8 !!!!!!!

dont let it sit drown it in WD40 or similar or even drop into a 44 or similar full of diesel just " dont" let the air at it untill you can do something with it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By aussie merc
Re: trans oil

i went to a full synthetic [syntrans 75/90] cold shift much improved and no inication that theres any wear again you use what works for you
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,463
Posted By aussie merc
Re: timing advance how much is to much

yes Phil much improved now have 18" at idle 550rpm again no off idle stumble and it just drives much happier will try again when i can locate a set of YH keys and springs as mallory/msd say they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,463
Posted By aussie merc
Re: timing advance how much is to much

yes and done by educated guess work and checked with only a tacho and a advance check timing light not a bad effort considering the parts sent where for a different dissy not a yh series but its...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,463
Posted By aussie merc
Re: timing advance how much is to much

parts arrived on Friday so Saturday spent reworking dissy reinstalled at 4 deg with 18 deg at 3500 just back from a 450 klm day run today ran like a swiss clock never mjssed a beat THANKS TO...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,283
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Greasing

there are 2 reasons to raise vehicle 1 lifting the axle will take the weight off the thrust race and allow it to take grease correctly 2 raising the vehicle will take any side load off the upper...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,103
Posted By aussie merc
Re: A good start today.........

good to see you cant keep a good man down
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,463
Posted By aussie merc
Re: timing advance how much is to much

thanks to all i asked the question and got several answers and as for them 4 big holes thats how i got it a typical buy and bolt[ looks cool who cares how it runs ] also have checked the advance...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,463
Posted By aussie merc
Re: timing advance how much is to much

not a lover of avgas seen to many problems like bore washing but the i guess to some extent were spoilt here in aus as we can get 98 no ethanol out of the pump at just about any service center
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