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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,776
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Now it's junk from Carpenter!

My Bob drake crab distributor cap has the contacts sticking out too far so it broke the NOS rotor, and I got a new bob drake rotor that is so long you cannot even get the cap on, have to grind 2.5mm...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2020, 04:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 996
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Hard to start when hot

Took off my new bob drake distributor cap to find the NOS Champion rotor had collided with one of the contacts because the BOB drake cap is not the same size, also the brand new bob drake distributor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,776
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Now it's junk from Carpenter!

Yep I agree, I got best gasket head gaskets in my engine, only had to re torque twice from new.

I want to buy a new fuel pump or even a rebuild kit in NZ but all the shops say bob and Dennis are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,776
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Now it's junk from Carpenter!

I made the last water pump gaskets from cereal box and they never leaked or suffered in any way, only took them off to change the leaking pumps.


Dennis makes his gaskets from compressed tissue...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2020, 01:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,776
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Now it's junk from Carpenter!

a year or 2 ago I got Carpenter water pump gaskets witch actuality wicked coolant trough them, normal paper wouldn't even do that
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Rudolph
Re: 1936 5 Window exhaust

No cross over pipe and some headers and small hotdog glass pack mufflers and it will sound sweet
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2020, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By Rudolph
Re: New Stromberg 81/97, what a beauty!

Is it a cherrybeag carb?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 996
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Hard to start when hot

Funny thing is it dosnt smell like fuel and the plugs are dry and there is no black smoke or any indication of flooding when it starts, it’s like it’s getting no fuel
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 996
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Hard to start when hot

As I sed befor every part in the ignition system has been changed when going to electronic and it still has the same problem, it dosnt allways do it.

I had a read of that other thread about how...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 996
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Hard to start when hot

Coil has an internal ballest, I tried running another one before it aswell but had no spark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 996
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Hard to start when hot

On the wires from the ignition pick up to the coil are 2 bullet connectors, I will solder them together in case it’s those connections but I am pretty sure it’s fuel related as it did it with a 100%...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2020, 12:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 996
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Hard to start when hot

yes It’s a 94 carb, I took the top off the carb 2 days after and it was still had a good amount of fuel, I have an electronic ignition, it has an internal ballist resistor in the coil,

I removed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 996
Posted By Rudolph
Hard to start when hot

Hello, I have been having hot start problems, seems to do it more when the weather is very hot, engine is a 1938 24 stud, has a bob drake rebuild kit in the fuel pump, I re kitted the carb not so...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 04:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,330
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Distributor vacuum brake question

I set my distributor up in the timing fixture and set that scale on the side witch the fixture, I am thinking I could advance it a lot more as its at half now
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 02:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 472
Posted By Rudolph
Strange wartime engines

This is about the 3rd time I have come across an engine like this, its a mercury block but it has been sleeved down to 3 1/16" and I guess have a non merc crank and rods, 2 of them had the funny...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-01-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 820
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Didn't want clocks on the dashboard so...

Thatís the problem with my 27, I donít have a USB port to charge my I phone or power the dash cam, I do have a 12 volt generator and inverter to power my laptop.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,119
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Membership dropping, interest too???

I think you are IP address banned now?





No wonder membership is dropping
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2018, 02:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,915
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Dennis Carpenter gasket problem

yip upper scenic drive, typical Audi drivers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,915
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Dennis Carpenter gasket problem

I sent an email to them and got a reply saying "thanks for the heads up I will pass the message on" and that was the end of that.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,915
Posted By Rudolph
Dennis Carpenter gasket problem

I fitted a pair of Dennis Carpenter water pump gaskets the other day only to find they are not compatible with water, it was wicking right through them and forming beads of water right round the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2018, 03:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,299
Posted By Rudolph
Re: 6 volt coil on 12 volts.

My friends XD Falcon 6 cylinder motor was running on the floor with a hose in the cooling system and the coil burst then him and his mate were fighting over the hose as they got covered in hot oil.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2018, 05:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,299
Posted By Rudolph
Re: 6 volt coil on 12 volts.

I got a better one, as I have the electronic ignition its not compatible,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,299
Posted By Rudolph
Re: 6 volt coil on 12 volts.

I have a black coil with a tan top if you want it you cam have it, I have used it on a 12 volt system with no trobble but those alloy bodied coils explode when used with out a ballast resistor,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,299
Posted By Rudolph
Re: 6 volt coil on 12 volts.

like when the ignition is on and the engine isn't running
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,299
Posted By Rudolph
6 volt coil on 12 volts.

This is what will happen if you run a 6 volt coil on 12 volts or do not have a ballast resistor in the ignition circuit, my frind was running his Ford Falcon and was sprayed with boiling oil.


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