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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,694
Posted By 1930 turbo
Re: 8ba engine tuning help needed

If you have air cleaners on the carbs, see how it runs without the air cleaners. If this fixes it . try some KN filters.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,882
Posted By 1930 turbo
Re: 50 flatty idles well revs okay, but will not drive down the road.

Try running it without the air filter. Some aftermarket air filters are very restrictive and make for a bad running flathead. KN makes a good air filter. Good luck!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,580
Posted By 1930 turbo
Re: Flathead V-8 tops 200 MPH Rear engine modified 27 Ford roadster

Congratulations,I really like that you and your son did all the engine work. How many lbs. of boost do you run?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By 1930 turbo
Re: Twin turbo flathead

Hit the search link at the top of the page and type in twin turbos. I posted my homemade setup setup back in April. You don,t need larger valves, stock compression is low enough, and we usually...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,343
Posted By 1930 turbo
Re: Twin Turbo Flathead

Thanks for all the interest in my homemade twin turbo set up. I'll try to answer all the questions. This is the 4th turbo set up I've built. The first was for my dad's 28 roadster- pick-up. It...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,146
Posted By 1930 turbo
Re: 60 hp AV8 performance ?

We had a V8-60 in my sons 28 highboy roadster,and it did not like to go up hills. Changed to Lincoln rearend with 4.44 to1 gears and that helped some. Put on a turbocharger off a 2.2 Dodge and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-24-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,343
Posted By 1930 turbo
Twin Turbo Flathead

I thought Old Ron and some of the other members might be interested in my newest project. Its a 49 Ford truck block, 276 cubic inch, twin dodge turbos running 5 psi of boost. Its in my son's 28 model...
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