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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 910
Posted By big job
Re: What Electric Pump do you recommend?

My F8 fuel pump one of those duel vac and fuel took a dump. Those on the net you have to take a loan. Napa 6vt pos or neg grd. for like 30 bucks. silent I just left the dead
pump there and by...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By big job
Re: Built a louver press

Excellent ; I tried and tried, I die ground male and female's for a week. Intent was my
20 shop press. It did work, but, not, no- where as Sharpe for what I need. So in the
junk pile it all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,760
Posted By big job
Re: Why do Flathead V8 Blocks Crack?

Fact fiction or a myth. Back when these were the top guys class A divison, oval track racing. No body ran a late engine. All were the 239 AB's with 42 to 48 bodys. So the
race track gossip was,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 502
Posted By big job
Re: time for new starter brushes I suppose

Bingo Katy thats it........
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By big job
Back in the day question ?

First I will say I grew up in my fathers full service shop. Steady repairs on
all make cars and trucks from the 30s & 40s so I remember all of those like
my children. So this customer, every day...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By big job
Re: Is this a bad idea?

My pennies, its not a question of age its the miles, its the neglect, and who knows. Case
example a relative next door talked my father into that motor flush snake stuff. Its a used
can't think of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 502
Posted By big job
Re: time for new starter brushes I suppose

I grew up on 6 vts. If all is well it should be running as fast as you step on the starter.
My sons Murray whips like 12vts. My only transport is 6vt V8 46 coldest days haft turn
its running and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 974
Posted By big job
Re: 8BA doesnt have power

Big sucking sound? Like an old man running, mouth open sucking for air. thats starving
for fuel . Must have grabbed dirt or something, main jets venturies plugged or the power valve took a dump. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,181
Posted By big job
Re: What were the chances!

Not yet Peter. Just now junk yard Stevie called me. William Gell born 1905 to 1997 died in the Swansea nursing home. He had two sons 'gone' one daughter now in her 80's.
The twist is, the owner...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By big job
Re: Engine era ID.

Tough call they all look the same. EAB heads seemed to be the choice. Paint colors,
forget that. These engine rebuilds came from Sears, local and factory rebuilds in those
days for unreal cheap...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,181
Posted By big job
Re: What were the chances!

Things are slowly coming together. My friend made a call and old George is well you know
memory loss. So my friend spoke with his son 70yrs old. All coming back to me. My father did business with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,181
Posted By big job
Re: What were the chances!

I'm getting a little hot, told my good friend owns a junk yard he will call his friend that
use to work for him. I know this man now in his 90's he lives on Marvel St same house
since he was born...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,181
Posted By big job
Re: What were the chances!

If you could come up with a house number thats the best bet. Marvel St. is a long street
which is my direct route to the Swansea Mall Home Depot Lowes etc. No reason why
the police dispatch; tell...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By big job
Re: Putting Electric Fuel pump in the tank of my 42

So put the fuel pump where it belongs . To me in tank pumps is the stupidest ugg.
now pickups do you know you have to take the body off for most newer trucksl. We just did one yesterday good thing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By big job
Re: Lincoln V12 a crap engine?

How many V8 59s my father replaced in those I couldn't count yet in 1rst grade 8BA not
invented yet only in trucks..... LOL
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,081
Posted By big job
Re: 1933 essex terraplane. John Dillinger's favorite car

First look at that picture I thought 1933, 34 Plymouth Dodge; look at the cowel to the
back. My thought says, 'Briggs Body Co.' all over.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By big job
Re: Tube nuts for the vacuum line for a 53' Mercury

NAPA a Dorman product I believe....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By big job
Re: 40 Heater Fan Motor Draw??

Again just curious; engine running showing amp meter charging. Turn on heater and
test the plus side of the heater switch and test the 'out going to the motor' heater on
full or high- with a volt...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-02-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By big job
Re: Make a model T a little more safe

I guess no one watches the news. Every day there is a crash and yes these crashes have
air bags seat belts warning mirror lights, cameras, and yet three fatal's this week. Good one, a pickup truck...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,154
Posted By big job
Re: What gloves are best for working on car

toughen up, man up gloves are for snow shoveling
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,521
Posted By big job
Re: 41 Ford engine help

curious; when you give it full throttle and its dying. give it that 1/4 throttle
put your hand over the carb is it sucking good -it should, it should whip right
up if not carb gasket intake...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,056
Posted By big job
Re: 8BA in 1937

Maybe I bolted the fan on the generator??????
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,056
Posted By big job
Re: 8BA in 1937

I know this is of no help just for conversation; but early 1970s I put a 8BA in my 36 4dr
didn't use chatter rods Those days I only had basic tools I do not remember any problems
sliding that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-18-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By big job
Re: 40 Heater fan motor disassembly tips??

You may have tap the housing carefully while trying to remove screw /bolt, because the
threads are hanging up where they go through the field core. Don't worry It will come out.
I have taken many...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By big job
Re: bmw woes

BMW v/s D8 cat dozer.......... sorry
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