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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,201
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,201
Posted By uncle max
Re: Warning about c&g

^Chinese Checkers!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 774
Posted By uncle max
Re: Hello

Good golly!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 889
Posted By uncle max
Re: 1950 Ford Tudor 8BA Flathead will not start.

Distributor could very well be 180 degrees off.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 612
Posted By uncle max
Re: Stromberg S-jet

The S-jets are just fine IF the car is driven regularly.
If the car is dormant for weeks or months, sometimes the S-jet can become susceptible to varnish, additives or other contaminants in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 612
Posted By uncle max
Re: Stromberg S-jet

The struggle is real.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 612
Posted By uncle max
Re: Stromberg S-jet

Now, stand by for your next issue.
Spray carb cleaner will attack the leather of the accelerator pumps and cause them to swell up like your big toe. After they sit for a while and dry out, they'll...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 910
Posted By uncle max
Re: Stromberg 97 and Holly 94 core prices

All I need is an address. Free w/$3 postage.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,164
Posted By uncle max
Re: 81ís tri power or dual 97ís

It's hard to beat the throttle response of three 81's on a rascally flathead!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 910
Posted By uncle max
Re: Stromberg 97 and Holly 94 core prices

I must've missed the memo. 97 cores are going for $100 and up, hereabouts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 990
Posted By uncle max
Re: Motor City Flathead Oil Pump

Been using one for 18 years; no worries!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,941
Posted By uncle max
Re: How hot is too hot?

Some .043's or .044's would absolutely cool it down.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,445
Posted By uncle max
Re: Identifying carburetors

Behind the choke kicker linkage - on the passenger side - you'll see a small raised circle on the main body. 1-1/32 indicates a model 48. A model 97 reads 31/32. There are also differences in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By uncle max
Re: 36 ford stromberg manual hand throttle links

I have at least 100 assemblies: Lever, spring, cap and pin.
All in very good condition.
PM your info.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,372
Posted By uncle max
Re: Walt dupont

Someone tell Walt there have been 1300 views to this post, which translates roughly to 1300 people who care about him and wish him the best!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,187
Posted By uncle max
Re: Brakes

Leo - From what I remember, meeting you at Bonneville umpteen years ago, your passion and determination should/will see you through this little brake situation!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By uncle max
Re: fuel tank float question

Float is pointed toward passenger side.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 999
Posted By uncle max
Re: Stromberg 97 or holley 94

If your friends are buying Speedway carbs, get new friends.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By uncle max
Re: Uncle Max

Alive and swamped.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By uncle max
Re: Stromberg 97

Charlie knows.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By uncle max
Re: Emulsion Tube Removal

Actually 6-32!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By uncle max
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,878
Posted By uncle max
Re: cooling system

Bump the timing a degree or two.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By uncle max
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By uncle max
Re: Stromberg 48 Float setting

Float level: Measure down 9/32" from the outside body gasket surface to the top of the free end of the float, just adjacent to the hump. Bend the tang accordingly.
When finished, it will be slightly...
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