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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 955
Posted By A bones
Re: Ignition timing

Hey big job, so one question. What is a matchbook? :D

Never mind I found them on ebay, used.:D:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 547
Posted By A bones
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,177
Posted By A bones
Re: Warning about c&g

I just had to know.

So I did a count of the 39 replies so far.

Outside Expectations or Experiences with Outside purchases 13 posts.

Positive comments of C&G experience 22 posts.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 637
Posted By A bones
Re: Hello

Very nice, I just checked the Model T board ( I don't go there often ) To see if you posted your work there. They would happy to see your wheels.

It is not as active as here, but if one has a T...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-11-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By A bones
Re: Rewooding '24 = Frustration

Correct me please, if I'm wrong. I read long ago that Ash and was used for wheels. Interior structure was Maple. I would look for the reference, but it's been too long ago.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,209
Posted By A bones
Re: Flathead city, Gary Howard, Grants Pass, Or

Nah Not possible. Probably getting satisfied because he lives close. Would not make a good G. Howard.

My thoughts align with The Ponzi scheme. Unfortunately I have encountered more than my share...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 713
Posted By A bones
Re: 1950 Ford Tudor 8BA Flathead will not start.

Just to wake a few memories, there is the approach we used in our teens. Get a pal with a push bumper. Then ride around town.:D:D:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By A bones
Re: NJ race of gentlemen 2019

What date? I'd like a look at that too.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2019, 02:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By A bones
Re: split pins usage

They are available in different lengths and thicknesses. Usually to prevent things from coming apart, as you said. Not however where thrust is or friction is a factor.

Usually there is a washer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By A bones
Re: German Flathead Ford V8 Engine

In 1971 I rode on a rural trolley going ro Westfalia. The man at the controls had to shift gears as we accelerated up and down the hillsides. At the first rumble my ears perked up, after a few stops...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 573
Posted By A bones
Re: Whining noise from my 8BA

Before attacking anything, use a hearing enhancement. Say a wood dowel, a large screw driver, or socket extension. Best though, see if your friendly neighborhood nurse will loan a stethoscope. Best...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 893
Posted By A bones
Re: 1939 Ford Transmission DON'T......

Well I for one am happy it is now in your hands. I appreciate what you do.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By A bones
Re: What Car Skates work best?

When they first came out my wife presented me with a set that cost near four bills. The label says Atlas Equipment USA made. Unfortunately I just checked online and they go for $570 with shipping. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By A bones
Re: exhaust pipe wrap

Second the use of header wrap. I used it on my Avatar after hearing complaints from my Mrs. The wood boards don't seal out the heat.

Follow directions. I did loosen, and drop the pipe ( less work...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By A bones
Thumbs up Re: exhaust pipe wrap

duplicated mis-step.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,258
Posted By A bones
Re: Help with transmission selection

Think I'll keep this thread. Whole lotta good ideas here. Any Minute we might hear from renobill.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,573
Posted By A bones
Re: Risk of using old (over 10 years) tires

Yeah not to call anyone out,,, but,,, it ( tire failure ) happens all the time to regular cars.

I used to teach safety courses. One thought that I came up with is simple, 'Some injuries last for a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 759
Posted By A bones
Re: Is There Any Epoxy That Will Stick To Brass???

Check this Hudson from H.A.M.B.

Hold on, trying to attach picture of top tank repair with JB weld. Until I get it right, should also mention, JB makes a product in a stick, called Wet Weld.405108
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 773
Posted By A bones
Re: 1950 f1

Congrats on receiving a treasure, and the new tank.

Before I play with gas, indoors, I always check the exits, check my extinguishers, park those old fashioned drop lights, and think about a plan...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,797
Posted By A bones
Re: Roy Nacewicz's business, and it's future

All of that goes for me as well!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 500
Posted By A bones
Re: Air shocks ?

I can say you must satisfy your need. One of my vehicles has air shocks. Just want to point out that while you can control ride height, you cannot ride comfort. Down is soft, up is hard.

Sorry I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By A bones
Re: 37 aluminum intake stud replacement

Have you ever used your big finger, channel locks to close your vise grip?

Yes I am an animal.:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,734
Posted By A bones
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

Both hands up. Both eyes and ears open.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By A bones
Re: Scat vs Merc crank

No the problems came from Scat and Scat was not responsible to the issue.

The thing about the rods is clearance. Eagle required massaging.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By A bones
Re: Scat vs Merc crank

I can't speak about Merc crank prices. They work great if not damaged. However the word here, ( I'm sure someone else will speak up. ) is Scat cranks are problematic, a better choice is Eagle....
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