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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 02:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Full shed of ford v8,s

Keith , the modern one would have to go outside.
Did you try the gearbox top ?
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 560
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Getting on Fordbarn

I have a Mac in the shed, it all of a sudden just stopped getting onto the barn it says can't establish a secure connection, it will get onto e/bay tube etc but not the barn.the Mac upstairs has no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Full shed of ford v8,s

Yes, ,Trevor , but it is nice up here,
Jimbo, I'm going to crawl under it this morning and have a look.
I have often thought about an OD for the 33 but as its main job is towing the caravan around...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By Lawrie
Full shed of ford v8,s

I have a mates 39 coupe in the shed today for a small problem ,got it sorted so it ,s in my shed till tomorrow, with the other Ford V8,s.
I took it out for a drive today with wife Carol, she was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,157
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Jack recall, chinese junk from Harbor Freight

I had a mate who had a boat that had a chi+++ engine in it, It was called a dungho
My mate and son were doing a service in the engine room and the sons job was to clean the dungho,s oil bath air...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,157
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Jack recall, chinese junk from Harbor Freight

My Dad was in there Air Force during the war,I have some of his snap on tools, one a 1/2 ratchet I gave to the snap on man to give it a clean up, he said that style was last made in 1945, so I know...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,157
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Jack recall, chinese junk from Harbor Freight

My jack is a Brunnhoelzl alloy one,
I have had it for 9 years(got it for a birthday prez), never missed a beat.
Used most days in the shed.
Tony, I bet they use these at your shop.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,157
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Jack recall, chinese junk from Harbor Freight

I have a great USA made floor Jack, Its a treat, I will get a pic and brand for you today.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By Lawrie
Hard to find misfire.

I had made up a spare distributor for the 33, just to try out with a different 11a advance, before I fitted the nice new set from Bubbas,
I ran it up on my machine and it was fine, took it for a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 728
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Oil gallery plug

The oil gets to the timing gears via the flat in the relief valve seat,
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Rod Clearance

OK , the originals would be better though if using the floaters ?.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By Lawrie
pain in the but job on the 33 today

Any one who does a heap of miles in their old Fords and need to grease the U/J cavity will know what a job it is, getting the grease gun onto the nipple amongst all the brake rods, speedo cable and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 01:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Rod Clearance

Gary, what if you used the 21a rods,
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,336
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Delivery problem for parts

Thanks For that freight info, at least now we know roughly how long and why.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,512
Posted By Lawrie
Re: A Fairy tale Crab Build from Bubbas

Nick and Jim, looks like you are both on the Hemo dialysis , hence the good and bad days.
We are very lucky ,Wife is on PD dialysis every night, 1-1/2 years to date and no bad days.she is actually...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,336
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Delivery problem for parts

Dave my delivery is up to tomorrow, so will wait a few days and check,
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,336
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Delivery problem for parts

Same in Australia
I,m waiting for cam followers from the USA shipped on usps, by the tracking number took 3 days to get out of the USA on 5th April , tracking now just says its on its way , still...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Driveshaft spline wear

And if it doesn't work it will bugger the pinion bearings as it migrates to the rear end.
I know.I never cleaned out a machined driveshaft and the swarf did them in
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,487
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 59a with Scat Set Up Your thoughts please.

The 21 stud engines in my lot are the smoothest engines,
Maybe its the low comp
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Stromberg e-fire worth it?

What would be the difference over the MSD unit, I have two of them one a ready to run and the other drives the 7al series IGN unit on the dragster, the ready to run unit is just in the drawer.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2020, 01:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,369
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Corn head grease

From the JD specs
NGL1 GC LB certified says its thrixotropic
stable at high operating temps.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2020, 12:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,369
Posted By Lawrie
Corn head grease

I see by my John Deere grease guide that the corn head grease is good for low speed up to 1000 rpm.
They list a SD polyurea grease that flows into all areas of the bearing when working,and thickens...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By Lawrie
Re: oil leak

34 pan has no vent.
the pan gaskets are different on an early pan with no vent to a later one with the vent, they are different in the area that the cork main cap gasket goes onto the pan gasket....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,055
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 33 Harsh noise

OK that means both were 11a. that was what was in there from the start.
I will knock one up with the 68 and also you can try a 40b one from the spare 34
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,055
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 33 Harsh noise

Danny, when are you next down to Brisbane, I have some stuff that some one in the V8 club might be able to use, later generators ,and manifolds, I can't throw them out and I won't use them,
Lawrie
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