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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By my4dv8
Re: B4 with Cragar ohv and what rotating assembly choices

Thanks for the reply Jim.
As regards the 55 Buick pistons ,is that the 322 pistons with the raised dome top?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,710
Posted By my4dv8
Re: Mikesspeedshop NC-Shock Rebuilder BEWARE

I have used Mike , great service , perhaps a little abrupt in his communication. But a bit of patience on my part got exactly what i asked for and a great functioning product. If you are patient...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By my4dv8
Re: Get cogs on initial 1st gear engagement

No @deuce roadster gave it a try though.
Found 2 and 3 were also a little stiff to get into today. Don’t know what’s up but found too much free play ( its only done 20 miles) clutch adjustment...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By my4dv8
Re: Get cogs on initial 1st gear engagement

EP 90w oil. Good thought Paul.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By my4dv8
Get cogs on initial 1st gear engagement

Ok not sure if this should be on the V8 or model A forum.
1932 B4 pickup. The original B4 transmission internals were pretty rough ,2nd gear being very very angry, but from memory engaging 1st gear...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By my4dv8
B4 with Cragar ohv and what rotating assembly choices

We are still on a steep learning curve to 4 bangers ,( know our way around V8s well)
We want to build a B4 into a decent runner to give the banger knockers a fright,and give us a big smile.
We...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,294
Posted By my4dv8
Re: Right hand drive steering worm advice needed

Ok ,it does seem the ford gods are not looking after you. Kiwi vendors do not seem to list one ,unless Aussies do?
Had you considered fitting a 37 to 39 steering box , yes not original but nicer to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,294
Posted By my4dv8
Re: Right hand drive steering worm advice needed

O’Neil vintage ford in the UK ,say they have worms and sectors RHD at 17 to 1 ratio for 1936.


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Forum: Early V8 03-19-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By my4dv8
50 merc crank pulley

I think we are Ok for now as we have tig welded up the present pulley and done several 100 miles and it looks good.

We are seeking a ( I think 1950) or 49 or 51 crank pulley with the two wide...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,200
Posted By my4dv8
Re: Do dual carbs both need a choke?

ok to be different , on all the flatheads I have built over the years all had twin carbs and or superchargers with 97s on top all had and have chokes on both carbs , it only takes a brief moment with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By my4dv8
Re: B4 choke assembly source for new or good used.

Thanks Paul , have already looked there ,but $500 US $ convert that to NZ dam $737 plus shipping duty and customs . probably looking at $900 for a jolly choke cable.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 35,447
Posted By my4dv8
Re: 1932 Ford Deluxe 3W, Murray Body # informal registry, how many are still around?

Two of 17 3W brought in to NZ the original one has been in the same family since 1937 and the hot rod has been a hot rod longer than it was original , sorry no numbers on these. lots of history right...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2019, 02:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By my4dv8
B4 choke assembly source for new or good used.

Our 32 B4 choke has been worn through on the outer and missing the C clip plus seems too short to completely close or open and is very close to the exhaust manifold.
Apart from Brattons seemingly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,547
Posted By my4dv8
Re: Hmmmmm

Dunno, I think he trying to sell stuff. Maybe??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By my4dv8
Re: New 37 temp gauge failed

Thanks rotorwrench, so thats the bad news. I know who we purchased it off , a kiwi who lives in the US most of the year and it was built for a project that changed direction.
I do know there is red...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,623
Posted By my4dv8
Re: .100 or .125 bore without sonic testing the block? How Safe?

I have two both at 3 5/16” bore but one has 4” crank and the other 4 1/4” crank ,4”one with electric fan and the other 4 1/4” crank a mechanical fan . Stuck in stop go traffic crawling in summer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By my4dv8
New 37 temp gauge failed

I am sure this topic has been covered before, but..
Ok so its a new 37 gauge purchased at a swap meet ,but it was custom made for extra length . My buddy needed the extra length to suit the 57...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 853
Posted By my4dv8
Re: Boling Brothers Brake Conversion

Dual M/C doesnt necessarily mean that in some cases. We had a factory ford from the 90s Dual circuit Master on our 49 coupe . 7 hrs from home the brakes went away for the most part as we had a small...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By my4dv8
Re: T5 Speedo question

Abbott industries make a speedometer adapter electronic in to cable out .http://www.abbott-tach.com/cablex.htm
I think these are USA made . Great unit , but a PIA to calibrate but once you are done...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By my4dv8
Re: Hershey 2019 Hotels...going, going...

Coming from down under we booked last year sometime at Days inn Hershey,a couple of miles away. Think it was $200 a night ,but when you look at the peak period July August it can be up to $400 , talk...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,504
Posted By my4dv8
Re: Third Gen Auto

Thumbs up from here also.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 719
Posted By my4dv8
Re: 32 PU steering box tilt adjustment ?

Exactly what Seery says.
They have not failed- - - Yet.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 719
Posted By my4dv8
Re: 32 PU steering box tilt adjustment ?

If you elongate the frame holes and tilt the column up you may alter the angle of the column drop in relation to the dash and have issues bolting the column drop to the dash.
I would be uneasy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 858
Posted By my4dv8
Re: 35/36 headlight wire fabric cover

Because I only just found it thanks to Mr Google. I am still hoping to find some local as its NZ$ 29 for 6ft and $41 shipping. I just felt $41 is a bit excessive as they want to send it first class...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 858
Posted By my4dv8
Re: 35/36 headlight wire fabric cover

This is the product i am talking about. Sacramento vintage ford has it and others probably.
Though it says 1/2” diameter when you click the link it says 1/2” ,it also mentions a 6 foot roll of 3/16...
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