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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Need your advice for new engine

How do you intend to stop at 65mph with a trailer? You do have things to consider...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 905
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Motor and trans installed today

"but worried about leaking" You'd better find another hobby....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Scraping noise when turning

I take it you have standard wheels on? Mine does similar after I swapped to radials using F150 rims [6" wide] just touches the lower shock mount RHS .:rolleyes:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,493
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Oversized Brake Drums

just be careful if youre oversize , you'll need oversize linings to match, dont just buy off the shelf and expect them to work.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Strange "Clanking Noise" at Idle

Yes if its an early air cooled there should be a plate at the front unbolt it and you can check each bolt as they'll be a few as the torque converter is bolted together. you'll have to turn the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 818
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Filling a brakes system

I just used speed-bleeders and never had an issue with bleeding when I replaced brake parts. Do it yourself .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Johnson Lifter Issues??

I know times are tough but it sounds like they're shooting themselves in the foot Gary..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Strange "Clanking Noise" at Idle

It may have dropped a push rod [its not uncommon for a Y block] get a vacuum gauge and start from there.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: day at the drags report

Great work Lawrie [and sons ] !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,228
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: karma

You are now officially a grumpy old age pensioner ! :D:D:D
Pretty common these days to feel ripped off, it seems too be a very selfish world. :rolleyes:
Dont forget to send me your address for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Trans install help

Just a little heads up, sometimes its very difficult to install the trans [if fitting on its own] with the bearing retainer / mount in place. I have a 35 pickup and I have to install once the trans...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: No more gallivanting - temp question

Sounds fine too me if its not doing anything else. Check your timing .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,755
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: off topic barnfind

how good is that !!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Someday this engine will run right.

There's nothing wrong with either electronic or the original . Its most important to understand that you dont put in parts on a dizzy thats flogged and expect it to work well especially electronic...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,272
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Off shore adjustable lifters

Looks like you missed Gary's post by a minute.. as above ^^^^
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2020, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Handle escutcheon installation

Sometimes ya gotta do what ya gotta do!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 748
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Pressure plate finger adj

"Fort Wayne Clutch that was WAY off" you wouldn't be the only one Mike.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 47 pickup second gear pops out

Jumps out of second hey ... Sounds normal to me..:p
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Starting The Flathead

Run it hard , drive it with plenty of load and varying speeds. Dont stand back taking videos of it of it idling ! run it in..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,143
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 1936 Ford pickup restoration

Yup you can use them too..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Friends

I couldn't agree more Brian.. Ive felt like a true "hotrodder" is a person that would [just as you say] would be happy swapping or even giving parts and time for others to help.. I'm finding it more...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 790
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 1936 ford pickup

And you can use them too... :p
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 790
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 1936 ford pickup

you're going to fix it up and drive it ......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,220
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: radial tires

You're talking about their Auburn ones.. Go for the whole set.
Ive had the Diamondback w/w radials on my 56 fairlane for years and they have been fine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Brake bleeding problems - stock '40 Ford

Speed bleeders are your friend. Dont push the pedal to full stroke on a single circuit system, its not good. Slow and steady strokes and every so often lock off the bleeder and give it a few pumps...
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