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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,048
Posted By Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,048
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Basic trouble shooting 32 generator

Would the generator fitted to the 4 cyl engines be the three brush type?
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 683
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Ford Holden

Also , are they not building the 500 hotted up mustangs in the old factory.and what about the mustang engined rangers that will go on sale at the end of 2020.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 1934 FORDOR question

I think its for the door pillar on a 3w coupe.
Lawrie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 97 stromberg on a standard 28 -possible?

I run a 97 on my A ,no fuel pump ,it will run up hil,l on the flat, and full throttle right down to empty.
Do a search under my posts and see the float valve mod I did,
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,780
Posted By Lawrie
Re: I guess its time ???

Jim thanks for the parts you sent , they will get lots of miles in the 33.
Dont stress about the heart opp.
As you know wife Carol is on dialysis, and last week had a new aortic valve put in made...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2020, 01:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 683
Posted By Lawrie
Unhappy Ford Holden

Even though I,m a Ford man through and through, sad news today in Australia that Holden will cease to exist later this year,
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,327
Posted By Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,110
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Attention distributor rebuilders!

Man , that must be the problem of the last two spare dist I ran up on my machine,they would miss fire above 3000 rpm ,I will now strip them and check the spring pressure on the points.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2020, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 1936 pickup changing motor to a mercury motor

The smoothest engine we have used in the 33 was the stock 33 babbit engine ,would pull 75 mph up a hill .
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 524
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 1936 ford diff gear change

A spring balance and little pulley that is 2 inches in diameter to set the pinion preload.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,147
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Vibration - rumble

Rob I sent you some diff noise info
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,147
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Vibration - rumble

I can tell from experience that you will need a really bad rear wheel bearing to make a noise,I had to run one one in the 33 far worse than that ,I think from memory did two big trips total of about...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 535
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Steering box adjustment

Also , an easy job to make an adjustable drag link using tie rod ends, just machine up a threaded rod with L and R threads ,then its an easy task to get the wheels straight ahead with the steering...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,147
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Vibration - rumble

If it had a broken axle ,it would, nt drive ,unless it has a locked rear end.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Simple DIY distributor/ignition bench tester

I have made one ,I,m flat out redecking my verandah at the moment, and will be for a couple of weeks,
But it was an easy job, main thing was to make an electric motor to drive the dist, I used an...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Lawrie
Re: oil pressure light

Thanks, I tried to ring the help line but was waiting for ages,
I have emailed an enquiry so will see in a few days.
I have to wait now, as I just buggered the lithium battery we were using,it haf...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2020, 12:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,296
Posted By Lawrie
Re: What were the chances!

I have the original ownership papers for both our 33 and 34, they list the first owners details and every owner after that, date and mileage at time of owner changes.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2020, 03:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Lawrie
oil pressure light

Any one know how you can turn on an oil pressure light using a racepac v300sd,
I cant seem to find it on their site
Thanks Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,721
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Flathead "spark knock" ???????

Brian , if you look in the service bulitens under electrical there is a great lot of info on all the dist,s, adv rate where and when etc,from model18 ,40 and 40b onwards , there you can see the diff...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,458
Posted By Lawrie
Re: KR Wilson Essential Tools for Flathead V8's

I have just made my greasing job a LOT easier, a good friend works gave me a couple of connectors for the grease gun hose that have a little trigger on them and actually lock onto the grease nipple,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By Lawrie
Re: classy ford ad 1933

season of peace and prosperity .
Hitler came to power that year.
I often think what our 33 has been through since then and how it survived.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 491
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 34 Brg retainer

It also has the metal slinger thing as well, I thought they were maybe to stop bits of the gears getting into the bearing,like bits of teeth etc.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,210
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Broken stud removal. It's ugly. Really ugly.

One way if you cant get the stud out is to drill it out and then tap to 12 mm ,as you will find often after you get the remains of the thread out the thread in the block is buggered.
One great way I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,941
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Need some barn HELP for my 36...

Look in the service bulletins ,they show how to make a high tension checking tool ,so you can check all the HT parts in the dist.
all you need is a Model T coil and a battery.
Lawrie
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