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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Voltage Regulator Replacement

I have American Bosch generators...they are the size used for Lincolns...
Using a regulator with a 40A current limitation on a 30A rated armature isnīt the best choice...
My solidstate regulators...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 120
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Throwout bearing replacement

The pressfit ainīt to tough on them usually easy to knock out the old and press on the new.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 238
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 226 H parts suppliers

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1948-51-FORD-H-SERIES-226-254-6-CYLINDER-NEW-ADJUSTABLE-VALVE-LIFTER-SET/184256544170?hash=item2ae68bbdaa:g:V3gAAOSwQTdcsSyG

There you have 12 fresh sets...so not total...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 163
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Wheel bearing grease

The rollers take a heavy duty grease...same as a heavy truck...look for NLGI 2.5 specification.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 238
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 226 H parts suppliers

Are we talking G or H series ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 238
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 226 H parts suppliers

The parts for the 226H is available...Egge,Kanter,Falcon and others still have the rebuild kits available.
If i remember right the oilpump and camshaft is whatīs not available off the shelf from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 478
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Source for valve spring shims

Measuring to verify is good...then comes the question of how good between springs is enough...i have never ever installed a balancing shim on a flathead at this low springpressures itīs not a hair...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 272
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Which is the thrid brush ???

Got so tired of the poor quality regulators available today that i have designed a solidstate version. It puts out 30A in Std 6v Pos Grd version. It will be marine grade potted to make sure it will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 272
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Which is the thrid brush ???

You set the brush for the desired max output even when using the fun regulator...for 2 reasons the fun regulator donīt have current regulation and canīt handle more power...and the armature on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Unshielded wires

When running a more powerful ignition...lets say 12v and a can coil togetter with solidcore wires the transmitted interference getīs real bad...
As soon as you leave the original system with a low...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 478
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Source for valve spring shims

Go to your local machineshop and ask for A-101 B-101 or C-101 valvespring shims...not sure i ever used a .015 balancing shim on a flathead though.
They cost $20 for a box of 100 so even if they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,687
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Eagle 4" 8BA Crank?

I have no idee what plant that crank came originally from...but sold here in sweden as a replacement back in the days.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Can a cracked block be fixed?

Stitching and a sleeve is the usual fix for it.
As long as you can drill the end of the crack down in the valvebowl itīs repairable.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,687
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Eagle 4" 8BA Crank?

Donīt think itīs location related...itīs more time related...
All iīve seen is late with the big rear bore to take the automatic transmission.
And they are cast in the same process as the Y-block...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: My little red Ford Pickup

Read up on juicebrake conversion...identify the parts you have...take it from there.
Post pics of what you have and we can sort out what you have on it now.
Hopefully you just need to service it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,376
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Would You Use it?

Head gaskets kinda evolve during time...manufacturers change the sizes of holes to maintain a better distribution of the coolant in the heads as they learn from issues.
I usually go for the latest...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 53 Flathead Gen/Fan

Usually just a thick washer and a lockwasher...all on the outside of the fan bracket.
Big washer there because of the adjustment slot.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Testing generators

An old lathe usually just go fast enough to emulate a raised idle if original crank pulley is used...get a late pulley and use the larges sheeve on it.

The so far slickest cobbled together...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 573
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Mart's Sparks: A turn signal tip from Mart's Garage. Easier than I thought!

I wish the law was like that...

It says turn signals should be amber...86- with side turn signals...

On a -75 car or car imported as "moving item" you are alowed to run white front and red...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 573
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Mart's Sparks: A turn signal tip from Mart's Garage. Easier than I thought!

You are not alowed to run hazard or even have the option if white/red here.
You probably get away with it if you donīt cross the path of mr Grumpy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 818
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Open 1951 trunk without a key?

32phil how do you get the trunklock out of say a -46 without picking it ?
Trunklocks arenīt high on the prefered job list...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 573
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Mart's Sparks: A turn signal tip from Mart's Garage. Easier than I thought!

Do you have amber turn signals in the rear or using the brakeligts ?

Usually you can run white front and red rear with no emergency flasher or amber all around with emergency flasher.

Amber...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,376
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Would You Use it?

When mixing and matching...using older heads on new block we use the gasket that match the heads...not the block...just my 2c.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 48-52 Ford Pickup Clutch Linkage

Basicly follows the cab style...with the new 53-55 and introduction of OHV 6-cyl -52 the introduction of the new gearbox setup came into the picture...

Take a look at a car diagram they are online...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Testing generators

Do you want to check how it performs as in how much it can put out like we do after a rebuild or do you want a quick way to find out if it works at all ?
A known good voltage regulator and a battery...
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