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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By mfirth
Re: 1935 Experimental intake

Strange for sure. Maybe an atempt at fuel economy..?? Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,097
Posted By mfirth
Re: Harmon Collins build thread ...

Bubba, good to see you "at it' again. Hope you are doing well health wise.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,684
Posted By mfirth
Re: Project getting close to the finish line

W O W !!! Gett'n your kicks with that SWEET 36. Right on the money & sweeter than honey ! That engine belongs in my living room ..........
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 667
Posted By mfirth
Re: Memorial day thoughts

All good stuff here! Way to go fellas. I listened to Lee Greenwod's God Bless the U S A today. Briught tears to my eyes. Nuff said.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By mfirth
Re: Mart's Garage update 2021/Ep22. New floor for the 32 sedan. Part2.

Thanks Mart. Carpenter welder etc . You show us some neat stuff.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,548
Posted By mfirth
Re: Cosidering juice brakes

Sweet car. I have a friend with a 38 Phaeton & mech. brakes. Mild flatty which runs GR8. That car STOPS VERY WELL !!! Think twice....Tubman has it right with "the safety of steel from pedal to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By mfirth
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By mfirth
Re: window regulator

You might try this outfit : https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/Products/model-a/door/window-regulators-windows
mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By mfirth
Re: cam too big max-1

Times 2 on what tubman said. Had 2 different 8BAs with Max 1, pretty smooth idle.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2021, 06:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,757
Posted By mfirth
Re: 33 navigator

So very sorry......my deepest sympathy.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,140
Posted By mfirth
Re: Ignition class discussion on the flatspot

Flatspot or not, it's good to see you posting Bubba !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By mfirth
Re: Elgin water pumps, any good?

I think there was an Elgin outboard motor too. My last pumps came from Carpenter & are GR8.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By mfirth
Re: no advice needed, but I am curious

Fun stuff everyone. I remember my Uncle John crank starting his Case tractor when the battery was too weak to roll it. Fired on the 3rd pull.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 686
Posted By mfirth
Re: Starting an engine after almost 40 years

Ditto on what Mart said. You 2 guys may have been cut from the same cloth. Fun stuff, THANKS 4 sharing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,348
Posted By mfirth
Re: Sometimes you have to let go

Wish it was headed for my home. Really NICE !!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By mfirth
Re: 1949 Merc distributor maintenance

I would check the wire under the points plate too. They can rub the insulation away & shut you down. Took a few days to figure that out......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By mfirth
Re: Mart's Update 2021 Episode 19 Part 1&2: The 32 Sedan body goes on!

Hook up some lights & take us for a ride....after i rest. Watching you move stuff alone gave me a back ache, L O L. Thanks Mart !! Cheers !
mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By mfirth
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2021, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By mfirth
Re: Can anyone id this generator?

I'm NO EXPERT, but, looks like tractor or industrial to me ???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,469
Posted By mfirth
Re: Hate when this happens

Hang in there Charlie, surely you have lots of support from "The Barn" .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 888
Posted By mfirth
Re: dump tubes

We had scavenger pipes in Ohio and a had them on a 55 Customline I Block 6 with split manifold. Split 2 & 4, sounded like a V8 at idle. Had to be at work, no time for mufflers, so straight pipes with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2021, 06:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,324
Posted By mfirth
Re: What does this intake manifold fit ?

What a neat mill....i want one just to look at..."Got 14 cylinders and use them all, overdrive tranny, she just won't stall......." A real "hot rod Lincoln! 4 carbs instead of 3.
Sounds pretty...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 888
Posted By mfirth
Re: dump tubes

Had a set of Headman headers on a 58 non Ford product with dumps as part of the headers...rather fun to "use a wrench" cause it was cool man, if you had Headman's....
boy did it sound awesome. Ah,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 986
Posted By mfirth
Re: headers that work with original steering box

Have used Red's on two flathead fords...good product & easy to talk to folks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,915
Posted By mfirth
Re: Car wash bucket....

Good one G B.
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