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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,045
Need help finding a SIMCA V8-60

I'm looking to buy a complete Simca with the overhead valve heads. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated!!!! It's for a Bonneville Belly Tanker build :)
Forum: Early V8 06-18-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,683
Re: Early Ford Parts in TN list #4

Can you please call me or message me asap?


Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,731
Re: Flathead block dimensions

Thanks for the help guys.....I'm gonna message JWL :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,731
Flathead block dimensions

Can someone help me out? My computer crashed and I lost a bunch of information!!! I used to have a mechanical drawing of the front of a flathead engine that had all the internal dimensions on it and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,102
40 Ford front fender patch panels?

My shop is new to the body and paint thing. I have been building flatheads and Arduns for 25 years and have a great parts collection and good sources for parts. But.....since expanding into doing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,736
Re: V8 Flathead Ford Tattoos

Not to stir the pot here....

But isn't it funny what people do? Someone asked nicely for people to post pictures of related tattoos. Almost every single post except one was an opinion one way or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,263
Re: 21 stud rebuild sugestions

I'm fairly local to you and do many early Ford engines each year. I also do an insert main conversion for the 32-36 engines if you're interested in not going the babbit route? Contact me and feel...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,009
Re: 49 Merc OD trans leak question

Thanks for all the help guys!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,687
Re: Who has the best prices on Offy heads and intakes ?

I'm an Offy dealer. Contact me for prices :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,009
49 Merc OD trans leak question

I have a 49 Merc in right now that's leaking out the OD solenoid unit. I am not too familiar with OD units. Is this a typical issue and how hard is it to fix? Any input welcome :)

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,280
Re: V8 60 - Can I use a standard engine stand?


You can mount it w/o the oil pan on. I have built many this way with zero issues. I'm not saying that it CAN'T be a problem....just that I have never had it be a problem.

Forum: Early V8 03-17-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 684
Re: 36 Chatter Rods

Are they the same as 1935?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,357
Re: Babbitting in Chicago area???

Rich at Antique Engine Rebuilding no long offers that service. I'm still looking for a way to rebuild this 35 engine I have.....

Anymore ideas boys & girls????
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,357
Re: Babbitting in Chicago area???

Thanks for the help guys!!!

Tom.....I spoke with him today at the swap meet, he said he doesn't do that anymore.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,357
Babbitting in Chicago area???

I find myself in need of someone to help me out with a 1935 engine I'm building for a customer. I have not built a 21 stud engine in YEARS!!! LOL Is there anyone in the Chicago area that does babbitt...
Forum: Early V8 09-27-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 928
Heated indoor storage NW Chicago burbs

I have secure indoor heated storage for your car, motorcycle,boat, atv or just about anything you want to store!!! Located on the border of Lake Zurich and Barrington. Area has a brand new heater...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Re: Edelbrock 952 Intake

All late intakes have the carbs on an angle. The later blocks sat in a sort of "saddle" so to speak and the rear of the engine was tipped downward. The angle on this intake looks a little steeper...
Forum: Early V8 08-04-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,301
Re: Vintage wire hose clamps

This is the "wanted" section not the for sale section :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,517
Re: How many out there run Stromberg 97's

Nice looking set up!!! I really like your banjo fittings :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,818
Re: running dual carbs

It's venturi vacuum which it what the late dist. uses for advance. They are a replacement for the Holley which was stock on a 49-53 engine. Works just like the Holley except it's a Stromberg.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,818
Re: running dual carbs

The base already has the hole drilled and tapped for the late distributor. No extra work required. It's venturi vacuum. I'm leaving in the morning for the Iola car show and won't be back until...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,600
Re: Harmon Collins help

I have several here at the shop and rebuild these all the time. I'd be glad to talk to you about it and give you a quote to rebuild it and run it on my SUN machine. You can contact me through...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,818
Re: running dual carbs

Some after market Strombergs had a vacuum port. If you need one let me know. Also, when you run dual carbs you shouldn't run just vacuum advance from the stock dist. You need to upgrade to an...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,755
V8-60 engine weight?

Can anyone tell me what the weight is for a V8-60 roughly? No trans and no fluids. I need to get a number for shipping purposes. Any help is much appreciated :D
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