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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,806
Posted By Vergil
Re: 8BA Oil Filter Options

To bring into perspective the size of a micron I found the below info on Parker Filter site .... I wouldn't get to carried away on too small of micron filtering unless you have the pressure to push...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,130
Posted By Vergil
Re: Best continuous-use electric fuel pump??

I forget what Ford van I got mine out of, but a picture of mine and the relay's


http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/media/relay.6592/full?lightbox=1&update=1399675334
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,130
Posted By Vergil
Re: Best continuous-use electric fuel pump??

I use a relay and an inertia switch that will shut off the fuel pump in an accident ..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,130
Posted By Vergil
Re: Best continuous-use electric fuel pump??

I am using a fuel regulator with a return fuel line back to the gas tank and a Carter low pressure pump ... no problems and with the return line it gets rid of the head pressure at the regulator and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By Vergil
Re: cam ideas for fuel injected flatty

I called and talked to Jerry at Schneider's Cams, told him what will be in the engine and what fuel injection, how it will be used, what it will be going in and he told me the cam he would use....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By Vergil
Re: Head Clearance Results

A job well done Bill ... thumbs up on the pictures ...

Vergil
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,079
Posted By Vergil
Re: Rear main leak

Thanks Walt, the stainless was a killer to bend, and good info you are sharing ....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,079
Posted By Vergil
Re: Rear main leak

On the early 8ba's there is an oil galley plug over the rear cam idler gear cover which may be leaking ... the later 8ba's do not have it ...
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,482
Posted By Vergil
Re: Need some head clearance advice

Ron everyone would sure enjoy any picture that you post ... like this picture of the exhaust port you modified ...

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=560&pictureid=3517
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,482
Posted By Vergil
Re: Need some head clearance advice

Bill This shows what part of the valve will be hitting the head ...

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=560&pictureid=9192
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,451
Posted By Vergil
Re: eastwood carb paint

I didn't paint a heavy coat on my carbs and this is what they look like ... I like the paint

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=358&pictureid=5513
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,461
Posted By Vergil
Re: Spark plugs in aluminum heads

Found this on NGK site but I still use a small dab of anti sieze ...

http://www.ngksparkplugs.com/pdf/TB-0630111antisieze.pdf
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,929
Posted By Vergil
Re: 49-53 minimum cast iron head thickness??

If you look close you can see where the valve will contact the head first ... (the far side of the valve)

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=560&pictureid=3364
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,652
Posted By Vergil
Re: Connecting Rod Installation

My Canadian rods have the hole...

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=560&pictureid=25247
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 880
Posted By Vergil
Re: Temp sensor location

I mounted the sensor's under the thermostat ....


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=560&pictureid=24911
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,580
Posted By Vergil
Re: Port Plugs ( lack of other name )

Walt when I got the engine it did have studs in it, didn't have cylinder heads but a very clean engine inside. It had been on propane but had been stripped of everything. Another thing to mention is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,580
Posted By Vergil
Re: Port Plugs ( lack of other name )

The early 8ba's did have an oil plug in the back of the engine, right above the camshaft gear cover plate, also they did not have a fuel pump rod bushing... picture below shows the plug ...
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,170
Posted By Vergil
Re: tuning again

Matt with the control the computer gives me for changing for any conditions and load I was hoping for a little more than that. It does have the T5 overdrive with 3.78 gears in the rear end and 820-15...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,170
Posted By Vergil
Re: tuning again

Thanks Ron, during the summer when it was hot I was having a problem going up long grades with detonation even when retarding the timing, adding more fuel, using higher octane and octane booster. It...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,170
Posted By Vergil
Re: tuning again

Ron you mentioned JWL's testing, I have his and your books, have read them cover to cover and still reference them. I have an av8 '30 pickup and I put the fuel injection under the intake manifold on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,620
Posted By Vergil
Re: Dayum.. Just found a pan rail crack.

That crack is history Mart ... nice job and thanks for the update ....

Vergil
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,620
Posted By Vergil
Re: Dayum.. Just found a pan rail crack.

This won't help with your crack but I found interesting, a 1939 patent for engine block crack repairs. You can click on one of the pictures and a window will pop up with the picture, at the top click...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,278
Posted By Vergil
Re: Reading Spark Plugs - Long Post

I use the PLX wideband as shown and Sanderson center dump headers and mounted the 02 sensor as shown in the picture below. Have the same setup in the two av8's I drive. Once you start using the AFR...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 810
Posted By Vergil
Re: Throttle plate position

http://www.popularhotrodding.com/enginemasters/articles/hardcore/0510em_carb/photo_05.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 19,318
Posted By Vergil
Re: 8BA block leaking water from exhaust port ?

Thanks for the update Bob ......

Vergil
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