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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Cleaning fasteners

Evaporust in a ultrasonic cleaner works great !
Itīs like doing a timewarp on the process.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Installing replacement pistons

If you have cast iron rings...not moly or something exotic like low tension...that brush wil get the job done !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Installing replacement pistons

The flexhones removes a minimum amount of material to achieve the correct wall finish compared to an oldfashioned ridgid stone.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 640
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Liner/bore question.

You can install a bigger liner...and maintain the wall thickness...but somewhere you get to the point where there isnīt enough material left to keep block and deck together.
To go beyond that point...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Installing replacement pistons

Since you have a correct size and just want the surface for the rings a flex hone is the easiest way to get the job done correctly,
Brush research flex hone...any ridgid hone or glace breaker needs...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 640
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Liner/bore question.

Thoose liners are 1/8 wall and half would be left after going to .125 so why not...
If you have a throughspot from rust...only way to know what you have for thickness in the block is sonic testing....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: It's Friday. Time for a Flathead video. Crusty Flatty Pt.11.

Sleeves arenīt that badly priced...think i pay just north of $20 a piece...itīs the work involved that ad up to the final pricetag...
So if you can bore it yourself it will be a nice project with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: It's Friday. Time for a Flathead video. Crusty Flatty Pt.11.

A -35 engine wonīt take .125 without walls being to thin or even hitting water...
.0825 is over factory recomended size already...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2020, 02:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: How do I get pressure plate out.

The 9.5" inch is for the newer gearbox so for a smaller inputshaft to.
Not a very easy part to mix with older stuff.
And would be an easy thing to drop in a 9" frictionplate and be done...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2020, 02:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,522
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Colorado Flathead Rebuilder

Be careful about taking parts out of a shop thatīs not yours !!
If they are owned by another person and he can prove it when you have mounted them to your new and fancy engine...it can end up bad !!...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2020, 01:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: How do I get pressure plate out.

Not on an early engine...Late 8BA car engine only.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Flathead Engine Type?

The later car oilpans has thoose reinforcements...started maybe -51...
Has the later car narrow belt pulleys.
Long breather tube and manifolds look like truck.
Maybe a car/merc engine that has...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 02:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: How do I get pressure plate out.

Iīm with Jseery if the angle makes it hard to get to the bolts...maybe an 11" clutch and the pan has to come off.
Take some time and do an estimate with a ruler of what size you actually got...kinda...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 02:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 21 stud Flathead pistons

The early engines didnīt have the pistonpin offset so no marking for direction on the pistons.
If they are aftermarket pistons who knows if they are offset...some only had a cut expansion slot and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2020, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 8-BA Connecting Rods Oil Hole

Facing away from each other would give the widest pattern i suppose...
Cam and pistonpins would gain...more oil for rings to handle can be debated...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2020, 02:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 8-BA Connecting Rods Oil Hole

Both front and back...
Stamped numbers on rods towards pan rail.
Drivers side oilholes then goes to front and passenger to rear...if i didnīt mix it up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Beware Scammers

The pics are from https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/1940-ford-deluxe-4-door-sedan-all-original.973469/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,112
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: LED shop light follow-up

The new ledfixtures for tubes are funny...i installed some and non worked...triple checked my wiring...
Then read the manual saying only one side of fixture is wired...so turned all tubes around and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,522
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Colorado Flathead Rebuilder

Iīm s bit curious how theese guys survive...some day the wrong guy with a real bad temper must get them...10k buys a small army from former yugoslavia if the law canīt fix it :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,558
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Incorrect timing on pulley of 53' Mercury

The OHV 6 cyl have a bit different style of pulley.
With some mass closest to timing cover.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,297
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Christmas in the shop with a project

Great looking car...my bad conscience reminds me about mine sitting under a tarp..
Nice to see a bit of history kept alive.
I have the quickchange/spool/fullfloater/widefive setup on mine but itīs...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,558
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Incorrect timing on pulley of 53' Mercury

Do the ziptie test....that will narrow down the investigation !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,558
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Incorrect timing on pulley of 53' Mercury

This is the correct pointer setup for your car.
You can see a circle in the casting where the pointer is mounted when used with a widebelt pulley.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,558
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Incorrect timing on pulley of 53' Mercury

And the timing pointer if you have a wide belt front cover with a small belt pulley would be sitting away from the pulley.
That would tell you if you have a mismatch there.
And you shouldnīt have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Whizzernick's Wicked Lift?

On a perfectly leveled slab of concrete it may work just fine...but since Murre`s law says Murphy was a damn optimist...to many variables that can go wrong...
Very cool lift though...still have a...
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