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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 03:48 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Brian
Re: Need your advice for new engine

Vincent, My advise to you is to sell that old car and get a vehicle with the characteristics you so desire....
There is a reason the 34 V8's were so preferred by the gangsters in the 30's, they were...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By Brian
Re: 1939 Ford flathead 59AB help

As others have said, you don't need it. Trust me!
The very early engines 32-34, had no crank case ventilation, and slinger rear main. Crank case windage pressurises the interior of the engine,...
Forum: Early V8 08-08-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 125
Posted By Brian
255 STD pistons

Anyone got a set of pistons to sell?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Brian
Re: Why the switch to domed pistons in 36-37?

I seem to recall reading once that Ford went to domed pistons to improve 'quench'.
Forum: Early V8 08-07-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 126
Posted By Brian
1939 RHD pedals

wanted; 39 RHD pedal assembly, thanks, Brian
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 03:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By Brian
Re: C69A block

"they are good blocks"


They are good blocks if you want to bore big, on account of their thick cyl walls. However, I feel the iron they are cast from is not of the same high quality as pre war...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Brian
Re: front axle for 1934 Ford

Vincent, Are you still running rod brakes on your car?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By Brian
Re: C69A block

Lawrie, The C69A is the block to use for big bores; has real thick cyl walls. Yes, Canadian only engine. Originally, had shell rod bearings [double hole crankshaft], valve rotators, hard valve seats...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By Brian
Re: 34 tow truck ,

Cool, thanks Ted, good to see Steve and JC
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By Brian
Re: 1934 rear view mirror watch (I need Help)

Whiz, I'm sorry to hear that some lowlife[s] have stolen this. What use is it to anyone but a fellow car enthusiast? Possibly someone you know, or, at least they knew what you had. What else is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,204
Posted By Brian
Re: karma

Hoop, we have corresponded, I've sent photos, told him if he can't find better examples he can have what I've got, haven't heard back....but my offer stands.
Thing is, if he participated on here...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By Brian
Re: Clayborne model 100 engine stand

Coop, that's an interesting relief job; looks like HD style.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By Brian
Re: Stromberg carbs

Maybe they are Stromberg 48's?
Do they have the summer/winter positions for accel pump?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 12:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By Brian
Re: Stromberg 97 Issue

Run the outlet of the pump into a pressure gauge. ie remove fuel line between pump and carb, make up a line that will screw into the outlet of the pump, with other end attached to the gauge. Crank...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 12:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By Brian
Re: Stromberg 97 Issue

i dunno about S-jets, however, it is a well known fact that Strombergs are sensitive to too much fuel pressure. What pressure is the pump developing?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,204
Posted By Brian
Re: karma

"The rest of the story, please....Did the guy prove to you that he was deserving of the parts he wants that you've got? How did he prove it to you?"



Thing is, the individuals who post on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,204
Posted By Brian
karma

I've just sent a pm to a fellow fb member who's been advertising for a part for his car. Looking at his history, he's been a member for years, never done an intro, only ever posted in parts wanted. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By Brian
Re: New rubber for rod from radiator

Can you not simply use two different sized hollow punches to punch rings out of some rubber, and sandwich them together?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,583
Posted By Brian
receiving paypal payments

When receiving a paypal payment, how does one actually get the money into their bank account?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,886
Posted By Brian
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

Pete, Can you please elaborate as to why, running flattops, allows higher compression ratios? My 255 running flattops sure is a rattly thing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By Brian
Re: Original 32 lifters with 8BA vlaves

I have removed early lifters from engines that were used in conjunction with 8BA valves, and the top of the lifters are invariably quite indented from the smaller footprint valve stems. I have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By Brian
Re: C7RA heads on a '41 239" eng also C59 blocks

Yes, available in both cast iron and aluminum.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By Brian
Re: Piston ring top and 2nd. Up or down groove

Rings with inside groove are top rings, Fit with groove facing up. Idea is that compression gets behind groove and aids in forming a seal
Rings with outside groove are 2nd rings, Fit with groove...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By Brian
Re: Holley 94 question

Chances are you have it...it looks like the needle out of the fuel inlet needle valve assembly
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,731
Posted By Brian
Re: off topic barnfind

Coop; " Aussie Mosquito??" Well....not quite.
KIWI mate, kiwi lol
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