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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-10-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By 40cpe
Re: 64 xl

Are you asking about standard or automatic transmission?

anyone who ordered a standard or overdrive got the column shift.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By 40cpe
Re: Setting up Timing and Points with Chevy Dist

There are inexpensive "remote starter switches" that connect at the starter solenoid and solve the engine rotation issue. Yes, the distributor rotor should be pointed to the location of the #1 plug...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By 40cpe
Re: It’s a thing of beauty! But now some questions…

In stock form I remember that the rotator valve keepers utilized a shorter spring than the non-rotators, but i don't remember how much shorter. I might be enough that you don't need shims. Or maybe...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By 40cpe
Re: It’s a thing of beauty! But now some questions…

About your valve question, This is one man's opinion: I used the Hi flow undercut stainless chevy valves from Red's Headers because of the smaller base of the reground cam. To keep seat pressure...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By 40cpe
Re: Stock 8ba distributor?

Like you, I had the load o matic distributors on all my flatheads back in the '60s. They had the 94 carbs, too, and the engines ran great. As long as the engine achieves its potential, why change?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By 40cpe
Re: Old Isky Camshaft

Stick around, you'll understand.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-01-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 616
Posted By 40cpe
Re: 55 Ford Ranch wagon Door latch Question

Can you install a '56 latch and striker on a '55 car/wagon?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,784
Posted By 40cpe
Re: 1951 Ford overdrive

I'm glad you stuck with it to the end. Congratulations!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-28-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By 40cpe
Re: Door Striker Plate

I don't know the number of the driver head, I just call it "the big one". My car came to me with black shims that would separate and let the striker move. Then If found these shims.

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 771
Posted By 40cpe
Re: Water pump comparisons

If you plan to stay with flatheads for the long haul, you
had better grab it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By 40cpe
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By 40cpe
Re: SBC/8BA distributors

I have one of your very early distributor conversions. Who makes the best points for the distributor?
thanks,
Gene
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-12-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By 40cpe
Re: Fuel pump / vaporlock

Just thinking this through, but if the vacuum wipers are in the off position isn't it the same as the hose being plugged? There is no vacuum being circulated.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By 40cpe
Re: 1950 Horn Button

Bezel was an accessory, aftermarket
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By 40cpe
Re: 1950 Horn Button

Yours is for a Deluxe model. Also, there are no chrome caps on the pointed ends of the dash on a DeLuxe model.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By 40cpe
Re: 1950 Horn Button

this is the correct color of the '50 horn button.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By 40cpe
Re: 1950 Horn Button

I think the second picture by petehovie is from a '49 custom deluxe.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By 40cpe
Re: 1950 Horn Button

The Custom Deluxe cars had the chrome horn rim, the Deluxe did not have them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,051
Posted By 40cpe
Re: Copper coat gasket spray.

FYI, I was looking for the exhaust sealant and found the correct name to be Walker acousti/seal. Autozone shows it for about 1/2 of NAPA's price.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-10-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,085
Posted By 40cpe
Re: generator technical

Good for you for thinking it through. Some of the one-wire alternators have to be revved a little to charge after starting the engine every time, some don't. Don't be alarmed if you have to rev it a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,288
Posted By 40cpe
Re: Posting pictures

As paul said, but after number 6 above, click on "preview" to see that the pictures loaded.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,530
Posted By 40cpe
Re: drum puller

That looks like too nice of a floor to be doing mechanic work on.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By 40cpe
Re: 59 AB camshaft install Help

Maybe put the oil pump back in to provide a little resistance on the idler gear so it won't turn as easily with the cam shaft as you try to align the gears.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,784
Posted By 40cpe
Re: 1951 Ford overdrive

Thank YOU for keeping us in the loop! Let us know when it is back in the car and operating.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By 40cpe
Re: 1952 customline ignition key and lights

The switches don't care if they are switching 12 or 6 volts. Find original switches and replace the aftermarket switches.
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