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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 686
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Best way to fix this header

Ronnie Roadster has a repair that can be done with a patch.If it was mine that is what I would do.This is a repair that silicone bronze would help with a tig. The patch has to be a good fit.



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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,735
Posted By Ronnie
Re: off topic barnfind

Here is a good collection of Merlins I have been inside that Lancaster at a visit it did to our museum watched it take off pretty cool. That mosquito in Pete's post is kept with that Lancaster in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,356
Posted By Ronnie
Re: 8ba block decking

https://www.innomach.com/cylinder-head-shims


Give them a call


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 561
Posted By Ronnie
Re: 8BA 12 V Starter?

Removing screws that hold in the coils is easier said than done.



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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,570
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Rear exit manifolds for flathead 39 Ford

AA Ford needs to buy JWL's book to know why he should spend his money elsewhere on his project.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Source for valve spring shims

Check with your local machine shop they may have them but can order them for you.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Getting on Fordbarn

Good to see another old dude working with win 10 .
Chrome does work no issues here I just like Firefox,see no reason to change.
was win 10 a clean install or the upgrade?


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Getting on Fordbarn

Explorer has been replaced with Edge in win 10. I use Firefox because it has been good for 10 years +. Ask some of your buddies how they like 10. When 10 first came out it was a tough one but now its...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Getting on Fordbarn

Win 7 reached its end of life and things weren't being updated and no support. Then banks required a win 10 upgrade as some of their offers weren't able to be used. I have run Firefox forever and it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Getting on Fordbarn

You should also consider win 10 it is really easy. I went from win 7 to win 10 seamless works well. Not a steep learning curve at at all.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 996
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Torque tech.

https://www.tekton.com/torque-wrench-accuracy-and-calibration


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,561
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Relieving 8BA Block

2015 thread ???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,191
Posted By Ronnie
Re: 1 Fly wheel 2 PP thread bad

Hope you don't fly,aircraft are one of the largest users you can find with heli coil approved repair scheme. On a side note welding cast iron and drilling and tapping will be another venture you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,010
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Same Clutch noise problem after third assembly and a lot of archive searches

Loctite 680 could also be a thought. Would certainly make a removal easier than spot welds. It has the properties that will work.



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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 974
Posted By Ronnie
Re: valve seat cutter

You order Neway cutters with a .385" hub for Sioux.Or order with a .375 hub for for non Sioux .375" pilots. I have been associated with Neway. The hubs are not to be removed. They won't sell a hub...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 974
Posted By Ronnie
Re: valve seat cutter

Hey Tub The job can be done with 1 pilot and 2 cutters at a reasonable cost. Can post info if desired. I have done 100's of seats for 25+ years with great sucess. You have to get a Snap on or Black...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,703
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Resperator Production

We also need a chuckle now and then Ronnie





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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 756
Posted By Ronnie
Re: 1946 59a Mercury standard bore 3 3/16 pistons

Take that same ring and measure end gap at the bottom cylinder where the rings don't run.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-29-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By Ronnie
Re: 8BA Crank Grind Size Limits?

Confirm bearing size with the machine shop before you order bearings. Bearings are under size not oversize. Any machine can order them no problems.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,695
Posted By Ronnie
Re: I Don't Like Palnuts

Chevy is the answer no loc tite.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Remote filter base.

How did you arrive at a wix 4770?


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Remote filter base.

24762 wix remote mount for a 3/4 x 16 filter any brand a 51515 wix will work

list of bases https://www.wixfilters.com/Speciality/Conversion.aspx

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,034
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Installing replacement pistons

Yes you should hone it isn't easy to not contaminate the rest of the engine.


My first post explained why the no hone was stated. Not my belief that honing must not be done. I myself haven't seen...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,034
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Installing replacement pistons

Yes all that can be correct in many cases,the cautionary statement exists because the average shade tree fixer either doesn't know what is required to get a acceptable job done or is following 50...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Liner/bore question.

its a 3/32" wall not 3/16"



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