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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Off topic - Cartoon

just proves that some sins just cant be forgiven
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,529
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Risk of using old (over 10 years) tires

dumb is as dumb does Darwin's law should be applied without question
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 922
Posted By aussie merc
Re: 81ís tri power or dual 97ís

eye candy appeal you cant beat a tri power just dont over carb but its up to you and what ever makes your bell ring [but ring it long and loud]
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,800
Posted By aussie merc
Re: New Member New car

looks good just enjoy as they say drive it to the wheels falloff bolt them back on and do it all again
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Spark plug thread renewal suggestions

hey they look like the ducks n*ts any chance of Brand and part numbers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,105
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Bat piss

what is a bat best description ive heard is A RAT WITH WINGS
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,622
Posted By aussie merc
Re: How would you fix severly pitted crossmember metal?

pitting the devils curse check the depth of the pitting any thing over 25% will need to be filled with weld [bondo devcon etc are basicly all the same fillers NO STRUCTURAL STRENGTH ] it takes...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,678
Posted By aussie merc
Re: adjustable lifters

go to big mike in SA correct parts right prices and in the odd case there is a warranty drama youre dealing with some one on this side of the puddle that gives a toss not a faceless voice
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Sunday work at Bubbas

sounds and looks great but remember gently gently does it. dont need a relapse
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,362
Posted By aussie merc
Re: What are the must haves for you're shop?

on second thoughts all you need is your partner in life to have a sense of humor and a bucket load of patience otherwise its all a waste of time
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 854
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Front wheel bearings

jump on the net there is plenty of information on this subject but trust only the information from either the vehicle manufacturer or the bearing manufacturer read carefully and follow the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,362
Posted By aussie merc
Re: What are the must haves for you're shop?

similar laws came into effect here over twenty years ago and can say that it was for the better as it forced anyone who wasnt trained out of the repair industry and stopped the dodgy fly by nights...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By aussie merc
Re: temp guages sending units...

if youve got both bits any shop that does hydraulics [hoses and fittings] should be able to supply or make you an adapter to suit
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,059
Posted By aussie merc
Re: First time engine start problem (non start)

To ballast or not to ballast that is the question Answer look at the base of the coil it will be marked use with resistor or use without cant get any simpler [when everything youve tried wont...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Broken Glass Again

before connecting the lift to the glass see if you can move the window up/down by hand wont take long to find a tight spot if there is one
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By aussie merc
Thumbs up Re: installation of 12V fuel pump on 39 Ford

ditto on the original ignition switch having trouble with current loads. Set mine up with a couple of high load relays and thats all it runs about 5 amps everything else is run through the relays ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By aussie merc
fuel pump

Just an inquiry does anyone know of a mechanical pump with a priming lever that will fit a 239 flathead
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,022
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Brakes

sounds like youve done it all correct only thing is did you get the vehicle as high as practicable and level then let the axles hang [biggest trouble with under floor masters is there is no fall...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By aussie merc
Re: 40 Ford power valve & jet solution for my car

carburetors are funny things and need to be reset to suit your local fuel sometimes up one size sometimes down manufactures jett at sea level using test fuel with fixed temp and humidity and not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,278
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Future V-8er??

what a double act unbeatable
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Vapor Lock ...???

check the fuel line on the left side of the body if you have twin exhausts the left side is much hotter than standard as all factory exhausts where on the left .Try wrapping the fuel pipe in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Brake Banjo Bolt

some brake fluids over time will attack the lead and start leaking also lead free is slightly harder than solder containing lead so can stand higher pressures
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Brake Banjo Bolt

old trick tin the copper washer with lead free solder
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,448
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Warning

same the world over been in the trade for 47 years still learning yet had to explain how a flat head worked to a fellow tradey aged 35 NO CLUE cant wait till he comes across a carb
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,070
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Bubba rant ???

life time warranty theres limits he mucked with it so send him the bill and black list him THEY DRIVE ME NUTS there is some business you can do without
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