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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Question for Charlie, NY

Your Honor, my cell # 716 440 8952...............
Jeff's dad Henry will always have a place in our hearts.
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,725
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: 1932 Ford Frame - "false shaped panel"

David,
An after market frame, could it be in the archives as a spurious replacement
item ?
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: fuel pumps

I rebuild and test single and double action pumps....good selection of unobtainium
parts as well.
Thanks,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Carb leaking?

!stford,
What may be occurring is ,when the motor is running, fuel is seeping past the throttle bores
and over time soaking the bowl to base gasket. This can occur when the bottom face...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By Charlie ny
Best stock 8BA camshaft

Guys,
After 11 months of thrashing my '32 pickup is on the road. As pur-
chased it had a 286 8BA installed. The story is the motor is from a 50's
circle track car and after...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
gas
Views: 403
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: gas

Hmmm, 87 oct corn gas seems to work OK for me.
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,729
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Another Huge Loss to me

Tony,
Your mechanical skills were a gift from him. More important ,your skills as a straight up guy are a more precious gift from him.

...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: 1939 MODEL 91A Hand Throttle Linkage

MCB,
The throttle shaft and base are no doubt worn...very common with Ford 94
style carbs. The solution is fitting an oversize throttle shaft very routine.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Leaking Holley 94 carbs

38,
I'll refer to the Daytona power valves...just recently available...no machining to the carb is required. This PV replicates within reason the original Ford/Holley...The only drawback...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Leaking Holley 94 carbs

I still have them.
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Gas Tank Problem

Tom,
If it is a Drake tank and is like my Drake tank it is the tank, it's too wide....the weld 'lip' won't pass thru the frame. I put my tank in from the top before installing the bed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: SBC / 8BA distributors

B&S,
To make the adjuster substantial ( it is as you describe, a threaded device ) I
mill the factory slot in the rotor plate out and weld or braze a 1/4 dia steel slug in the milled...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: SBC ignition upgrade ?

We are all deeply indebted to Jim........he's touched us all and continues to do so for
years to come. I'm fortunate that part of my one man operation is my small machine
shop so I only have to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By Charlie ny
SBC / 8BA distributors

Guys, I'm scheduling another batch of 8 BA distributors (made from Chevy

Delcos) If you are interested let me know. If you have expressed an interest
recently thru a phone conversation please...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By Charlie ny
Robert Stine from San Francisco

Robert,
Get back to me at cas5845@yahoo.com
Thanks,
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: '46 - '48 spark plug wires

Guys,
Shaking things out my fix was to mill the required eyelet holss in the appropriate locations to route #5 and #6. Both conduits drop down between the water pump/s and distributor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: '46 - '48 spark plug wires

Will,
Thank you so much...this the information I needed.
Charlie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By Charlie ny
'46 - '48 spark plug wires

I would appreciate a photo or verbal description of how the driver side spark
wires are routed. The conduit does not seem to have an eyelet adjacent
to #5 and #6 and #7 are on top of each other....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: French flat mods

Harold,
I installed a '49 Merc in my '32 pickup...I'm on the road finally. I used the '32 front mounts from DRAKE and the stamped steel adapter bell housing to mount a '39 type trans....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Ford holley 94 carbs

31,
I build a lot of 94's and use the Speedway extended shafts.....what I have found is the 6-32 Phillips head screws included with the shafts actually distort the shaft because the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,443
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Fond these in an attic

Do not shine them up, .03' s are where it's at plus os rod dia make these quite valuable.
Unless the elements got to them somehow I'd price at $50 per box. I'm an 8BA guy but I'm tempted....true...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Stromberg 48 Float setting

FUEL LEVEL>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>FUEL LEVEL
Charlie ny
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,015
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Piston to Head Clearance Input

Ron & John,
For my education where do you guys consider the transfer area to be ?

AND
How proper would it be to bore 1"...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,015
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: Piston to Head Clearance Input

Dave,
I've mention my method of matching chambers and domes & determining
valve clearance.......
I'll use alum foil balls to begin the process to determine how much to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,530
Posted By Charlie ny
Re: 21 Stud 37mod

Eddie,
Fast track to Van Pelt 513 724 9486 or
3rd Gen Auto....Michael Driskell.........844 327 5988


Get the block sonic checked for wall thickness before...
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