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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Charlie ny
Re: A pointless thread ????

Jim,
A 'so what's your point' comment speaks volumes about the person who said it.
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,092
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Discontinuing search for .33 micro-farad capacitors.

I met the 'dry out guy' at Hershey 20 + years ago, turned he had written a couple
articles about his process. I bit and sent him 3 coils.....each worked 100% for about
30 miles, then George...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,222
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: 8ABA engine distributor?

derek,
As with Bubba's sbc conversions mine have the shaft that extends past the gear. If your timing cover does not have the lower bushing just chop off the extension. Additionally...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Third Gen Auto delays

Michael.........you're worth a little wait !!
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Model B Fuel Pump HYGRADE fp-159

Ranger and I have swapped e mails....we're only 30 miles apart. Whether the rod is staked to the diap or uses a threaded attachment is no big deal. Aside from the diap
servicing the valves is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 664
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Engine diaper

A super quality build........all the more impressive since the body and frame never parted

company. I love my stone and gravel driveway out here in the sticks, the drips just disappear.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Good coil

Hab,
When you go back to NAPA be sure to mention you want and ECHLIN COIL
6v IC 7
12v IC 14
As mentioned the primo...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,222
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: 8ABA engine distributor?

I sure agree with flatheadmurre.....NAPA still has wearable parts......Although I build
many many SBC/8BA dist conversions I don't exactly have a soft spot in my heart for

the cap, but the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,222
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: 8ABA engine distributor?

Denny,
I have some Flat Tops in the shop now to be converted from SBC to 8BA.

Hang onto that stuff.....every customer either supplied me with one of your big brass
condensers or is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,222
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: 8ABA engine distributor?

Could this be the end of the SBC/8BA conversion distributor ?
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Cleaning carbs & fuel pumps.

I use an OMEGA SONIC sonic cleaner. I like any top quality water base cleaning solution.
The tank has a heating that raises the temp of the solution to 185 and assists the high freq vibration...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: REM coated gears

This process under various names was a huge positive in heavy industry. Hardened

rails that cast iron engine blocks slid on from station to station would after some use
begin marking machined...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Used parts source

Michael Driskell....3rd Gen....is your man......Michael has shouldered Roy Nacewicz's
fastener empire and as with Roy there is none better than Michael.

...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Isky cam

Dave, Jack,
The same thing happened to me only with a Winfield cam. PERMABOND

in Nevada or Utah sells under size cam bearings . A really great resource. Once
installed I had...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 587
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: New Stromberg 97 jetting help

Don,
Per our ph conversation I'm sending you a tested known to be good #69 power valve and 43 jets. I suggest change the pv first and drive it a few miles before changing
the jets.

...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 587
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: New Stromberg 97 jetting help

An elusive culprit possibility.....a leaky power valve. Even new PV's can leak. A leaking
pv allows fuel in the acc pump well to be drawn by vacuum in the venturiis out thru
the 'J' tubes.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By Charlie ny
Denny Odoms

Denny ck your email.....I have a box of condensers for you....need your
address

Charlie ny
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By Charlie ny
Ryans help needed

Guys.........I've asked RYAN to clean up my SBC/8BA post to read just as

KIWI TONY quoted it.....it got messed up when I attempted to edit it,
Yikes.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2020, 12:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 927
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: SBC/8BA distributor specs

The sbc conversion brings mech adv into the picture but if the purchaser wishes he
can also add vac adv which comes into action at low load high vac situations.......such
as freeway driving. THIS...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 927
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: SBC/8BA distributor specs

The internals in the can will hold the breaker plate in place just fine if you for any
reason do not hook the vac to it. The vac adv can be removed from the dist but it is a slight pita . Initially...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 927
Posted By Charlie ny
SBC/8BA distributor specs

removing the cap noe removing the rotorI have had lots of interest in the SBC/8BA distributor conversions.......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: SBC / 8 BA Distributors

Michael,
Jim will always be the MAN !
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By Charlie ny
SBC / 8 BA Distributors

In mid April I'm going to start another run of modified Chevy distributors
for use in 8BA flatheads. I will keep this build to 12 as in the past unless
requests exceed 12. At Jim Linders' request...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 790
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: tach advice wanted

I guess I'm the cheap skate here.......I used a SUN tach clone that just runs off the .
coil. I blacked out the modern script logo on the dial and it looks absolute vintage.
It goes to 8 grand...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,300
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: W.C.F.B Carburetor

10-4 on the Carter sq base 4 brls.....same 50's vintage GM Rochesters great too.
Carter more sophisticated with vac controlled metering rods.
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