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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,632
Posted By mikewitt
Re: What jets should I be using?

Hello my Ford Barn Brothers. Main Jets in my "Ford" 94 carb has puzzled me. Finally scored some different sizes at RPM Performance 5 different pairs for like $12 on Ebay.
Pulled out 50's, and I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,427
Posted By mikewitt
Re: Carb Riser Questions

OH!.... what do you think if I did go up a couple jet sizes? Doesn't really run too rich yet.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,427
Posted By mikewitt
Re: Carb Riser Questions

Those are all good and "REAL" comments. I guess the motor just seemed to not work as hard to make the same power. It seems to be less power than before that's all.
I know what I need to do and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,427
Posted By mikewitt
Thumbs up Re: Carb Riser Questions

Thanks JSeery, runnin 15" in rear, 14's in the front.

I'll check into the book, sir

Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,427
Posted By mikewitt
Wink Carb Riser Questions

Hi Friends...
Lovin my 47 Flattie. Here in So CA, I have some hills to climb when I'm out cruzin. NEED MORE POWER.

I'm totally stock, except for dual exaust. Found a 2" riser for my Ford...
Forum: Early V8 07-12-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By mikewitt
47 Ford Tudor.... needs a good home

I know, it's not cheap. But it is super solid and needs little. Original Flathead V8 runs good. Smooth and quiet. Odometer says 25,300 miles, and it just might be actual miles. Don't know for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-10-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By mikewitt
Re: Stalls when I let off

Sorry for the typo....

The new Power Valve did not leak. So some improvement on running too rich.
Problem now is the rpms fall off too much when coming to a stop, and motor dies.

Am I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-10-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By mikewitt
Unhappy Stalls when I let off

Hello Fellas...

Since my V8 with 94 carb was running real rich, after the carb rebuild. The Forum got me switching out the Power Valve. And it did leak on me after I filled to bowl.
The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,163
Posted By mikewitt
Re: Brake Job "Those Shoe Clips"

Great help. Tom.
Did like you said and only cussed a little. Still not done with these brakes, but my bad, stripping out that brake line thread. Plus, waiting on new Emergency Brake cable.... ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,545
Posted By mikewitt
Re: Lost My Mom Today

Sorry for you and family, Johnny

The night my POP died his spirit jumped up on my shoulder and has been with me ever since.
May your MOM ride with you forever!

Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,342
Posted By mikewitt
Re: fender welting fit...

Hey "39",
Just did that too. I am sure the amount of crud in your fender seam makes all the difference with this task. "40"s right, loosen your bolts so there is room to place the beading in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,163
Posted By mikewitt
Re: Brake Job "Those Shoe Clips"

Thanks everyone, I knew I'd be doing this right. It's still up on blocks and I'm going back in.
Report to follow
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,163
Posted By mikewitt
Brake Job "Those Shoe Clips"

Hi all... newbe here. But I have been really impressed with the generous help you members offer. I'm gonna need lots of advise.:rolleyes:
So... since I am new here. Let me ask a couple of...
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