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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,963
Posted By petehoovie
Re: lowest oil pressure for engine to survive

Good info in these PDF's from Melling >

https://www.melling.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/pressure-vs-flow.pdf

https://www.melling.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/high-volume-pumps.pdf
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 840
Posted By petehoovie
Re: Walt Dupont

The only clue that I see is the years of the cars in the background....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 840
Posted By petehoovie
Re: Walt Dupont

http://vs57.y-block.info/the_30s_pinups/40ford.jpg
1940 Ford Coupe
Walt Dupont,s 1940 Ford with a later McCulloch Supercharger. To quote Walt “40 ford with a full...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,963
Posted By petehoovie
Re: lowest oil pressure for engine to survive

From 'Roadrunner Engineering' > http://www.roadrunnerengineering.com/TechTips.html

"As many flathead owners have observed, the idling oil pressure for a warm flathead is often 10 psi or less....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,019
Posted By petehoovie
Re: Pat McFarlane RIP

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,019
Posted By petehoovie
Re: Pat McFarlane RIP

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By petehoovie
Re: Compression tester

Yup! My '34 has 18mm plugs....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By petehoovie
Re: Compression tester

Aren't all spark plugs metric thread? According to Machinery's Handbook (24th ed pg 1650), there are four standard SAE spark plug threads, all metric: M18 x 1.5; M14 x 1.25; M12 x 1.25; and M10 x...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,014
Posted By petehoovie
Re: Latest bubba report

"For therapy i started building a Model T speedster from spare parts aquired etc." - Bubba

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By petehoovie
Re: Double-Action Fuel/Vacuum Pump

1951 1952 1953 FORD CUSTOMLINE V-8 FUEL PUMP REBUILD KIT FOR MODERN FUELS 9601 US $76.99
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,140
Posted By petehoovie
Re: Antique Insurance a little off Topic

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,140
Posted By petehoovie
Re: Antique Insurance a little off Topic

Several years ago, while with J.C Taylor, I decided it was time to increase the insurance coverage on my three cars. To do this, Taylor demanded that I have the cars reappraised. Rather than to go...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 02:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,717
Posted By petehoovie
Re: Old Henry

Yes, a Gentleman....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 579
Posted By petehoovie
Re: Disc brakes swap/old advertisments

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=434473&d=1593188678
The '38 'Standard' is so much more beautiful than the '38 Deluxe!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By petehoovie
Re: "Cruzin"

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,717
Posted By petehoovie
Re: Old Henry

Yeah.... Some who post here regularly were very critical of Craig and bashed him hard in responses to some of his ideas and tips. I'm sure it's one of the reasons he stopped posting here....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By petehoovie
Re: Oh no! Not another thermostat thread! Or my solution

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,717
Posted By petehoovie
Re: Old Henry

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By petehoovie
Re: 37 Taillight Lense Removal

Yeah, you guys are correct....Makes sense to prevent water intrusion....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By petehoovie
Re: 37 Taillight Lense Removal

Remove the screw on top of the housing and the lens and its bezel/rim will come free....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By petehoovie
Re: Short Trip In The Merc

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 922
Posted By petehoovie
Re: Vapor lock or not ?

Check/clean your battery connections and all ground connections....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,154
Posted By petehoovie
Re: 36 LB. temp ranges, thermostats?

Lookin good!

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=434356&d=1593043189


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=434357&d=1593043212
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 781
Posted By petehoovie
Re: 34 Issues Ongoing -Video

How old is the fuel pump? Are you able to take a pressure reading from it? Many of the new replacement pumps (China made) have been plagued with excessive pressure problems.


I like Mart's idea...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 02:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 781
Posted By petehoovie
Re: 34 Issues Ongoing -Video

Karl,,,,this from your previous posts > "Looking under the hood and there you are an air fluid level in the fuel pump bowl. Its sucking air at the fuel pump bowl -Just as one of the early posters...
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