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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Kwik Way brake shoe arcing machine

Try DBensavage on ebay, I use a Shepard and Thomason, the setting up is a little different but the operation is the same, there is an on line vendor who sells the sleeves I think it is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By Fordestes
Re: How to find mechanic

Check with a classic car club, possibly the early v-8 club in your state. I sent you a private message.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Engine Builders Question

Will there be any sharp edges to worry about causing a hot spot if left not chamfered ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Wheel stud replacement help: '42-'48 hubs & drums

Be careful removing the hub from the old drum, I drilled mine out and there was a left over bit of metal on the outer edge where the swedge rolled the shoulder against the drum , I cracked an old...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Machine maintance !!

I agree with you on the Fluke , I decided many years ago when working with high voltage that a cheap v.o.m can lead to death, I had a friend who bought the Chinese junk and almost got zapped due to a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,088
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Still vibrating but better

Check to see if the driveline shop got the u-joint cap eyes in a perfect alignment or (shaft could be damaged or twisted) on the tube, if not aligned this is an out of phase condition ,being out of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Used parts source

Try 3rd generation ford parts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 819
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Still sober

Thankfully you realized the problem and have the desire to overcome it , I have friends that fought the demons of addiction and now are living a much better life . Keep up the good work !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By Fordestes
Re: How to properly use Glyptal

I already have it so I may as well use it or toss it out in the disposal site. true Probably not needed but it may help keep the sludge from sticking.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,088
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Still vibrating but better

Google the Spicer drive line operating angle calculator. you will need the output yoke angle ,the driveline tube angle and the pinion yoke angle, I sometimes use the crankshaft snout as a reference...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By Fordestes
Re: How to properly use Glyptal

That sounds do able and a lot less equipment to deal with. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By Fordestes
Re: How to properly use Glyptal

Thanks Newc for the heads up , I have spray cans ,I wouldn't have thought anything about it being so toxic, I will make sure I use a respirator. will this stuff work ok without baking it on?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,134
Posted By Fordestes
Re: What do i have here...21-stud hybrid ?

What is available as for gaskets with a extra large bore 21 stud?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By Fordestes
Re: chickasha canceled

Fuel was down to $1.20 today ,right after I filled up for $1.70. Just my luck.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By Fordestes
How to properly use Glyptal

I have a couple cans of Glyptal , Is it really necessary to bake it at all or is it suitable to apply to the internals of a cleaned engine and not be concerned about it turning loose and causing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By Fordestes
Duncan Oklahoma Swap meet

The Duncan Oklahoma swap meet has been cancelled , I just learned of this today. I hope it is re-scheduled along with the other events we attend this time of year.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,809
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Winch Battery-Deep cycle vs Reg.?

If the optima requires a trickle charge and not a very high rate of charge, how does this stack up against a normal charging system with a high output alternator and not cause damage to the battery?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,831
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Cam Timing question for the experts on Isky 1007B

Was this problem ever rectified by isky? I still have a 1007 and a 1007B never tried to use it after I read this, It is a Re-grind from Isky, I remember talking to Ron Iskenderian when I had it done...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By Fordestes
Re: chickasha pre war swap next week

I just got off the phone and the meet is still on, hopefully the rain will let up. The south building is full up and the north building some spaces are still available, Rain is in the forecast for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By Fordestes
Re: chickasha pre war swap next week

I may call Joe, Mike or Ryan Ersland and see what is up, just in case there is mis-information somewhere.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By Fordestes
Re: chickasha pre war swap next week

Glad to hear they are still having it , I was told last year was the final meet, it shure was sad news, must be like the weather in Oklahoma , as Will Rogers said "Just wait around a minute and it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By Fordestes
Re: Engine oil

I agree with flatheadmurre, I go a bout 10k miles and then switch to synthetic, every gas engine I know of that has used Mobil 1 has ran over 200k miles before a rebuild and has shown less wear than...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By Fordestes
Re: New alternator install

I use 45 amp 10 s I Delco alternator converted to a 1 wire, no problems for 20 plus years . There are wide belt pulley conversions available for about $12.00 they come with special nut ,pulley and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,618
Posted By Fordestes
Re: W.C.F.B Carburetor

I was thinking about sending the clean one ( rebuilt but not used) of three out for rebuild from what I can gather two of them were a pair ( primary and secondary) , I have some special carburetor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,618
Posted By Fordestes
Re: W.C.F.B Carburetor

I have some gaskets but no valves ,I am kind of partial to the brass valves , it looks like quite a chore to rebuild one , That is why I want a solid needle, I have had issues with some of the softer...
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