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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 02:28 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By aussie merc
Re: nasty odor

if that smell is similar to a bad curry its coolant [boy its off ]
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 443
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Disc Brakes V Bendix Brakes-Which performs best??

not denying that discs have taken over for several reasons cost being one reliability being another since they self adjust but again if they aint maintained as needed they aint worth s##t so our...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 443
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Disc Brakes V Bendix Brakes-Which performs best??

softer material maybe not however booster and slightly harder material possibly the booster will reduce the pedal effort for the same brake pressure so in theory you should be able to generate higher...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 443
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Disc Brakes V Bendix Brakes-Which performs best??

ps me again! check with your local authorities changing brake systems can require you to totally reengineer the vehicle and cause dramas with getting the vehicle registered for road use here in Aus...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 443
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Disc Brakes V Bendix Brakes-Which performs best??

which ever way you go you will need to do a total system change front and rear as brakes are a balanced system [front and rear] you need to do the sums which often have hidden costs such as new...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 670
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Flat spot that just won't go away

11 inches of vac is a major indicator you say its been there for ever sounds like someone stuffed up on the build personally i would remove the timing cover and the heads then check cam timing and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By aussie merc
Re: 39/41 rear wheel spats

Muskegon Fan Thanks heaps looks like im only missing the thumb screws in photo 1 shouldnt be to hard to remake THANKS AGAIN
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By aussie merc
Re: 39/41 rear wheel spats

hey 42merc spats/ skirts same thing depends where you are otherwise known as rear wheel covers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By aussie merc
39/41 rear wheel spats

wondering if anyone has photos or set of instructions to fit these made by Fairlane company Fiberglass reproductions from St Johns Mich with the name of
Kieth g Ashley Need to check...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,430
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Running cooler - does this make sense?

as i say henry was the quintessential tight wad if it wasn't needed you didn't get it yet he fitted thermostats and if you take a look at one its little more than a washer with a valve that's temp...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By aussie merc
Re: 39 Shifter Question

not sure what your after but any transmission parts defiantly talk to Van Pelts
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,430
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Running cooler - does this make sense?

here we go again the base of this is thermal transfer ie heat travel's hot to cold and the problems begin as different materials move heat at different rates water is used as it does this fairly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,447
Posted By aussie merc
Re: wheel balance

yup spin balancer's do work and work well if you can find one and the operator knows what the are doing but if you remove the wheel it must go back in the same spot so you cant rotate and keep the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,447
Posted By aussie merc
Re: wheel balance

I was the perpetual sceptic about balance beads used them as a last resort now wont do it any other way THEY WORK and they balance the whole rotating assembly [wheel /hub/drum] whats more if you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2021, 05:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,503
Posted By aussie merc
Re: At wits' end

i think this needs to be pulled apart but i wouldnt be surprised to find the valve stem seals damaged you know them little cows on the outside of the guides ..when they leak they leak bigtime and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2021, 02:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,159
Posted By aussie merc
Re: mice prevention?

simple dont give them a reason to be there [no food no point] and back it up with one of those plug in repelers if youve got mains power in your shed and bait stations out side protected from the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Mallory YL springs

well then its time to get creative and make a set out of steel [use the weights as templets] done it before but it takes time lots of time
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Mallory YL springs

someone somewhere will have the remains of a set but good luck finding them summit raceing do a set that will fit yl/ym dissys but dont know if they will be right for you otherwise it back to old...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Mallory YL springs

been chasing them for 5 years MSD dumped all stock when they took over
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Total resistance for ignition coil 12 volt system

again talk to the supplier the manufacturer will tell you if and what rating resistor you need just don't slap a resistor in regardless as that causes more problems than it cures also ask what...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2021, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Total resistance for ignition coil 12 volt system

easy check the specs by part number with the coil manufacturer bosch /lucas/nippondenso/ marterelli all vary they will give you the readings and whether you need to run a ballast resistor or not
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2021, 05:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,472
Posted By aussie merc
Re: This just in, Bonneville info

well done to all and as Ronnie has stated on many occasions He may be at the top and receive the honours there's a whole pyramid of people that work tirelessly to support the racers and see that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Sherryberg carb

Chinese copy not much else you can say out of the box? well you get what you pay for take the time go thru it and blueprint it their close but not quite there but neither is the price tag ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2021, 05:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By aussie merc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By aussie merc
Re: My 1941 Ford isn't running right

all good responses but without any further information at this stage a vacume reading will give a lot of insite as to whats going on
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