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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-10-2020, 12:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 973
Posted By ookpik
Re: Pertronix Coil

I sold petronics for years and never had a problem. When I shut down the business, I kept all the units I had in stock to use on my projects. I have a few projects left to complete and several...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,784
Posted By ookpik
Re: 49-53 distributor

Charlie NY and I have made contact and we will be doing business. I thank you all for your input. I feel confident I have chosen wisely as a result.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,784
Posted By ookpik
49-53 distributor

Has anybody used an electronic distributor , such a the units found on e-bay? I need to replace the one in my 255 or rebuild what I have. I am running a Holley 4 barrel. Any feedback would be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 875
Posted By ookpik
Re: Igniton gureu's...next step/questions

I see the word emery and I get bad thoughts. I have had problems there. I now use a file.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-16-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By ookpik
58 custom 300

I picked up a parts car today , needing the windshield and dash. A very solid car and if anyone needs some of it they can have. Problem is I am in Whitehorse Yukon. Shipping would be yours. Is a 4...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-19-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,126
Posted By ookpik
Re: Badger Pistons

Used and sold 100's without a problem. I would use a set on any rebuild on a stock engine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,124
Posted By ookpik
Re: turbo with a carb

Have run a Martin Turbo syst on brandx a few times. It is a suck through system and worked great.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,984
Posted By ookpik
Re: Serious question

On the welded- make sure feed cable is all the way into the mixer block, had that problem.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,277
Posted By ookpik
Re: June 7-11 V-8 Club, Chantilly VA National Meet

V8 Man and myself are starting out tomorrow. See you there.
Forum: Early V8 04-17-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 443
Posted By ookpik
Wanted a car

I am looking for a 49 or newer flat head vehicle, prefer 2 door with o/d. Looking for a good driver , not a silk purse and have a sow's ear. What's available?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,250
Posted By ookpik
Re: Flathead coupe issues

I see everybody is guessing, do here is mine. The engine is too lean, vacumn leak or too small a jet.Surge is caused by the power valve opening when the vacumn falls off and closes when the vac...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By ookpik
Re: ace haulage

I have not bought the car. Too many flags were flapping. I was wondering if anyone had used them.I am trying to get the address to view the car and go from there.You all seem to have similar flags...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By ookpik
ace haulage

I am about to buy a car of the cars.oodle site and it is at Ace Haulage. I have never done this before , Does anyone have experience at this?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2016, 11:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,046
Posted By ookpik
Re: 35 3 window barn find

Love it.Can't wait to hear the story. Dale and I are planning on the East meet in the summer.Phil
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-11-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,191
Posted By ookpik
Re: 390 stumbles, misses and dies in gear

Only 60 years of experience. Bad coil.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,205
Posted By ookpik
Re: '39 Truck with hard steering

Sounds like tight, siezed king pins. Disconnect the drag link and try.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,399
Posted By ookpik
Re: Help Needed Finding brake part for 53 Victoria

I found the part you are looking for at a Ford dealer by description and the vent bolt.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By ookpik
Re: Another Mercomatic Question

I suspect you have oversize tires touching on the frame? or other part on a tight turn.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 49,310
Posted By ookpik
Re: Alaska attempt daily report

I you need , you have a friend in Whitehorse.
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