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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By Brian
Re: Right hand drive steering worm advice needed

I bought new [repop?] RHD 37-39 worm off of James at Gotham Auto Parts..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 562
Posted By Brian
Re: 1935 Ford Mechanical Brake Parts Availability

Michael Driscoll; [35fordtn] on here
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Brian
Re: Sticky throtttle shaft

Yet another example of Charlie's impeccable work ethos..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 533
Posted By Brian
Re: What bore for Ford steele sleeves?

Don't do it- read my post...I am speaking from experience. The thin wall sleeve needs to be fully supported. Find another block.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 533
Posted By Brian
Re: What bore for Ford steele sleeves?

Another problem is that fitting a sleeve into a cracked cylinder, particularly a 'thin wall' sleeve, is that the sleeve is not fully supported, due to the cracked cylinder flexing under use, which...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 869
Posted By Brian
Re: Oil change

I run a 95% oil filter setup and still change oil at 1000 miles or less. I grease the steering components at half that. In my opinion oil and grease changes are cheap preventative maintenance.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,643
Posted By Brian
Re: Anybody REALLY Know This Kiwi

Kiwi Tony is okay in my book!

I agree- kiwitony lives in Whangaparoa, Auckland, New Zealand, and drives a 284 cu in 37 pickup!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By Brian
Re: 1935 Hood Ornament

Several aftermarket manufacturers/suppliers made greyhounds for 1935 cars. Stant, Franklin to name two
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By Brian
Re: Flathead Connection Rods

As above...with lock in shells originally, but can be used with floaters too.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Brian
Re: Canadian crank indentification

Major difference in Canadian blocks is that they cast the series number on the bit of the block between No 1 cyl and the water pump,eg 81, 99, 01, 09, 19, C59A etc. Helps identify exactly what year...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Brian
Re: Canadian crank indentification

Rotor, Note the details in my earlier post; the C69A was not the only Canadian engine to have lock in shells, both 221's and 239's were available from 1945 so equipped. Quite common down here in NZ;...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 684
Posted By Brian
Re: Scoop Style Crankcase Vent

'That pan was modified in the back for an industrial application but the vent in the front may be just OEM for a Canadian engine.'

That pan is not modified...it is standard factory C69A pan for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Brian
Re: Canadian crank indentification

I dunno Chris, A lot of Canadian motors, both 221 and 239 used lock in shells. According to my Canadian 'Fast moving Parts Catalogue' rod bearings 1939-45, 221 floaters, have basic part number...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By Brian
Re: Adapting a LHD Columbia valve control to RHD

James, I'm in Masterton. I set mine up using a Pollock fuel valve, an on/momentary on rev polarity switch wired through a brake light style switch hooked up off of the clutch pedal, and an Eaton...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Brian
Re: Canadian crank indentification

Canadian C69A block is 239, 100 HP, has the large dia crank, but two oil holes per journal. Originally ran lock in thick wall shells, you can run regular 99A floaters as those original shells are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By Brian
Re: Adapting a LHD Columbia valve control to RHD

Nah, I used the fuel valve as described by GM on here. Rigged up a switch off the clutch pedal, and used an electric speedo gear changer. Works slick; probably better than the original early...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 580
Posted By Brian
Re: pinion deph shims

Lawrie, You've got me all worried now...I just built a diff for a mate this weekend. I've never ever checked the pattern when setting up a banjo, used genuine Ford parts, and followed the prescribed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By Brian
Re: ID 32 V8 camshaft?

yes, the fully machined one is a steel billet cam. Try this; hang it off of the rear oil pump drive gear with your fingers, and tap it with a wrench. It'll ring like a bell. Beautiful!! All cast iron...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By Brian
Re: EAB heads on 59ab engine?

Lay a 59 style head gasket on the EAB heads, and you'll see a coupla extra holes at the front of the heads that need plugging
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Brian
Re: Which antifreeze or coolant will keep flathead coolest? Suggestions for

I have read on here about water wetter [I think it was Royal Purple brand?], possibly used in conjunction with something else, can't remember, however, it left some sort of sludgey build up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 848
Posted By Brian
Re: Miss and Solution

Karl, You have checked your plugs-right?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By Brian
Re: 35 ford four door

And the front section [the bit that runs down the pillar], is a channel section
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By Brian
Re: 35 ford four door

Withrick, For the rear quarter windows in my 35 fordor I purchased lengths of fuzzie strip from Steele Rubber Co, look here; https://www.steelerubber.com/window-felt-weatherstrip-inners-only
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,314
Posted By Brian
Re: what's a period type super dual for a 8BA?

Tinker, that's a 37
Gavin, yes, 32
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By Brian
Re: New 37 temp gauge failed

35-36 temp gauges are longer than 37-39. RHD versions being longer again than LHD. As I found out after spending big money buying a NOS one from a barn member, only to find it was too short to fit my...
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