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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,285
Posted By lafarm
Re: Chevy/8BA distributors

private message sent
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 14,160
Posted By lafarm
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

84 Same age as my first car 1937 Ford 60 2dr
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 802
Posted By lafarm
Re: Distributor

Tubman Thank you for the generous offer I will try to find one if not I will let you know thanks again.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 802
Posted By lafarm
Re: Distributor

Too bad I do not have an extra chevy distributor My 64 El Camino has one but it needs to stay where it 's at.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 802
Posted By lafarm
Distributor

52 Victoria has dual two barrel carbs original vacuum advance distributor
six volt vintage Mallory voltmaster coil Looking replace with mechanical

advance distributor, See some different choices...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,896
Posted By lafarm
Re: A little eye surgery

Had both of mine done last year right one very good vision now, Left one vision is good but anything with a straight line has a bow or curve to it doesn't match up with right eye so have some double...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By lafarm
Re: 52 Victoria overdrive

Do have stock distributor coil is Mallary voltmaster mark 2
Is there a better on available?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By lafarm
Re: 52 Victoria overdrive

40cpe Thank you for helping me understand this it will be it will help much.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By lafarm
Re: 52 Victoria overdrive

It seems the pull in coil doesn't go to hold the amp meter stays at 0 as long it has not gone into overdrive even when the over lever is off. can the governor be cleaned or fixed or does it need to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By lafarm
52 Victoria overdrive

Drove it to town today at around 26 mph when the overdrive governor kicks in the generator stops charging gauge goes to center let off accelerator goes into overdrive generator starts charging again....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By lafarm
Re: No fuel pressure at normal engine temp

The liquid filled gauge did start working when I pulled the rubber stopper out some liquid ran out just left it out for now, Drove a few miles warmed up good with the electric pump off no sign of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By lafarm
Re: No fuel pressure at normal engine temp

Do have liquid filled gauge so that could be part of the problem thanks drolston haven't checked it yet, But it still starves out of gas when warmed up with the electric pump turned off, Wonder if...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By lafarm
No fuel pressure at normal engine temp

Have mechanical fuel pump and electric pump on toggle switch have dual 97 type carbs a fuel block with pressure gauge all braided stainless lines fuel pressure is good when cold with just the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,552
Posted By lafarm
Re: Overdrive experts I need some help.

I have a 1950's motor manual that has a good schematic of the circuit and trouble shooting charts, I normally only drive this car a couple times a months when the weather is good seems like I spend...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,552
Posted By lafarm
Re: Overdrive experts I need some help.

checked the wiring today looks good except eye connectors on the solenoid have no insulation and one of them may have been in contact with the solenoid case, Fixed that and tested it in the garage...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,552
Posted By lafarm
Overdrive experts I need some help.

52 Victoria overdrive was working fine when I starting out cold but after parking a few minutes restarting at 27 mph when the Governor kicks in the amp gauge goes to minus charge and stays that way...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,885
Posted By lafarm
Re: What those things next to the speedo are for

Thanks for the reply. Fixing the bad ground cable seems to have fixed it took it for a drive and everything worked as it should, Still starts real slow until cooled down after driving, Tried a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,885
Posted By lafarm
Re: What those things next to the speedo are for

Have something of an overdrive problem with my 52 vicki, 50 mph in overdrive floor it overdrive kicks down amp gauge goes to 0 engine starts to miss let up and amp gauge shows charge again and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By lafarm
Re: Testing fuel pump

Filled glass bowl with fuel even pushed some fuel thru pump with a syringe still cannot get it to pump, The arm only moves about a quarter inch not too hard to do by hand.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By lafarm
Testing fuel pump

I installed a a new airtex dobule action fuel pump on my 52 Victoria it didn't work pulled it off and ran a hose from the intake to a can of fuel and operated by hand still didn't work so returned it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By lafarm
Re: 52 Vic fuel pump

I don't know how much the fuel pump push rod should move this one appears to move about a quarter to three eights inch, Should I be able to test this pump by running a line from the input to a fuel...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By lafarm
Re: 52 Vic fuel pump

I checked the electric pump it does flow thru OK got to be something with mechanical pump.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By lafarm
Re: 52 Vic fuel pump

Federal Mogul pumps has been taken over by Carter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By lafarm
Re: 52 Vic fuel pump

It is a Federal Mogul pump, I will need to check that. Thankyou
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By lafarm
52 Vic fuel pump

Electric fuel pump only dual Stromburg 97's so I decided to install mechanical fuel pump so I could shut off the electric one, ran line from electric to mech pump from that pump to the fuel block,...
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