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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2019, 09:53 AM
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 10:46 PM
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Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Rhythmic smoke puffing out of oil input breather cap

Got the new Felpro composite gaskets will install head w new Spark Plugs after clearance check, put MMO thru it & in the gas tank & run it as much as possible thru the winter. & hope she straightens...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 489
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Rhythmic smoke puffing out of oil input breather cap

So u think put the head back on and just run it?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 04:46 PM
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Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Rhythmic smoke puffing out of oil input breather cap

The Rhythm of the puffs indicate one cyl. causing, assuming #2. Not sure I’ll see anything from underneath but at a loss what else to do?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 04:41 PM
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Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Rhythmic smoke puffing out of oil input breather cap

Ggmac, sorry I didn’t realize that thread continued. I went & saw ur post & posted again “AnthonyG's Avatar
Re: PCV process
I have an electronic dist w no vac advance. Which is why it doesn’t...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 489
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Rhythmic smoke puffing out of oil input breather cap

Ggmac, sorry I didn’t realize that thread continued. I went & saw ur post & posted again “AnthonyG's Avatar
Re: PCV process
I have an electronic dist w no vac advance. Which is why it doesn’t...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: PCV process

I have an electronic dist w no vac advance. Which is why it doesn’t notice the vac loss I guess. It is an 8BA, sorry should’ve said in 1st post.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 04:29 PM
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Views: 489
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Rhythmic smoke puffing out of oil input breather cap

No, the question about the PCV was a question on why the PVC one way valve was needed. Answers made sense, to prevent backfire igniting fumes in crank case. My pcv was not working when testing to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 02:01 PM
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Posted By AnthonyG
Rhythmic smoke puffing out of oil input breather cap

About a month ago Rhythmic crankcase smoke puffing out the oil neck intake tube started after I brought the rpm's up on a ride to blow out some carbon as I rarely drive the car very fast or hard so...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,347
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

Got it tubman & Thx again 4 the great work!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2019, 01:07 PM
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Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

I got 8 coming in a couple. I’ll let all know, looks good in tubman’s pic! Great thing about Amazon as a Prime member u can return no cost��
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2019, 12:47 PM
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Posted By AnthonyG
Talking Re: PCV process

Got it! Thx. Hind sight 2020 & makes sense now that I learnt better��:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2019, 09:37 AM
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Posted By AnthonyG
PCV process

Probably a dumb question but somebody said even dumber is not asking:) I had an unrelated issue and no good PCV valve at hand so connected PCV hose direct to vacuum from crankcase and did what I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,347
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

Good job tubman! Looks good in tubman’s pic. Is this the item# & plug on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000CSNO44/ref=cm_sw_r_oth_api_i_g8wXDbAYCK036
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2019, 03:20 PM
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Views: 2,347
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

This conversation has been very enlightening! P I’m pretty sure it’s convinced me as Bored&Stroked statement indicates, too much to do when I can put some lipstick on these pigs then sell the Offy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2019, 10:28 AM
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Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

Thx Bored&Stroked, I’ll go w ur experience, it looked a little colder than mid range but thought I’d ask.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,347
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

I see a Champion spark plug that has a 14mm thread 5/8” reach on Summit Racing site. Posted as Racing Spark plug but looks midrange for Heat, thoughts? https://www.summitracing.com/parts/cpn-1001/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,347
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

When engine procured I was s total novice on all things Early Ford Flathead, did research on builders, chose one who had reputable standing, Jerry Livingston United Engine Specialists, spent...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,347
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

Tubman, no I tried to take a picture w s scale next to plug threads showing the 3/4” reach mounted in mine. Fully inserted the thread face protrudes .25” past the inside surface. Bad pic but it’s...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 05:25 PM
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Views: 2,347
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

Picture is tough to get clear. I’m a Tool & Die Maker Machinist, believe me it’s within .01” of .25”. The angle w the phone came distorts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,347
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

Gary, not sure u can see scale but it shows 1/4” deeper than head surface to face of thread dia.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,347
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

Tubman, I kinda thought the same thing but being a relative novice on the inside of flatty’s & my 7/16” reach seem really short w 3.5 internal threads exposed I’m trying to learn? Even w 1/2” reach...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,347
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

Gary I’m in Stroudsburg Pa. where r u & if I get the heads to u what’s the cost to set up in ur shop?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,347
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

First pic in last Post is .750 reach almost no clearance 2nd pic here is .437 w .25 plus spacing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,347
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

Put a NGK BPR7ES .750 reach has same extension from end of thread to full extension of anvil as the Autolite, 7/32”. The space to the heads gasket surface of .437 reach is .26”. The space to the...
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