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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,342
Posted By flatheadA
radial tires

Can anyone give me some input on Diamondback tires.I have cokers 450-4.75-16 on the front of my AV8 (biasply) ,need to replace them.I want to go with the 550R16 from Diamondback (radial) they have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By flatheadA
Re: Wide 5 rims

Thanks for your input,I want to run the 550 - 16 on the front of my AV8.I seen in an earlier post where some one sealed the rims with a small amount of JB weld on all of the rivets.I will check with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By flatheadA
Wide 5 rims

Can I run radial tires on wide 5 rims.I have Coker bias ply on them now , would like to go to radials.Thanks in advance for any info.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,994
Posted By flatheadA
Re: Ring & pinion

I agree with rotorwrench,I think you will like the 3.54 better,just my opinion
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,362
Posted By flatheadA
Re: Cruising speed stock 47

Ryan did a good article on the HAMB a couple of days ago on hopped up cars and the gangsters of that period.A good read.

I have an 8rt (stock)in my 30 coupe ,duel carbs on a Almqiust sling shot...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,095
Posted By flatheadA
Re: valve advice

Thanks for the info.Hopefully I can get it done this winter
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,095
Posted By flatheadA
Re: valve advice

flatheadmurre,
I could make the trip,just don't know how I'd get the car there LOL
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,095
Posted By flatheadA
Re: valve advice

rotorwrench,19Fordy
I've heard that the seats in these particular blocks may not be removable seats,I will have to take the heads off to check this.As I stated earlier I've had the intake off and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,095
Posted By flatheadA
valve advice

Hello ,
I have a 8rt in my little AV8 that I've been driving for about 6 years.
A little history before I ask a question.
I never took the engine apart other than the intake to clean out the...
Forum: Early V8 04-24-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 0
wtb
Views: 402
Posted By flatheadA
wtb

Looking for 3.54 ring and pinion gears,6 spline pinion.
Thank you
Menno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,313
Posted By flatheadA
Re: stromberg carb rebuilder guy

Charlie's done strombergs for me ,does good work,I would use him again
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,157
Posted By flatheadA
Re: h.a.m.b

Looks OK to me I was just on that forum
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,313
Posted By flatheadA
Re: pros vs cons?

Best thing I ever did was go with a Bubba conversion
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-08-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,597
Posted By flatheadA
Re: New vehicle

I would like to see some pics also.I also bought a 56 hardtop,it will be a frame off deal ,the car is coming to me in pieces,everything is there just need to sort it out and put it back...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 680
Posted By flatheadA
1939 Ford standard coupe body dimension

Can anybody give me the over all width at the widest point of a 39 ford
standard coupe.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,164
Posted By flatheadA
Re: jackson, mi. swap meet 1/18

There seems to be a little confusion on the date.I just talked to the person in charge,
(517-764-3135)they told me it is on the 18th of Jan.You may want to check the date for yourself,I am going to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,992
Posted By flatheadA
Re: Stripped threads on my axle

I replaced an axle last year.Changing the axle is the easy part.The work was in taking the whole rear end out and putting it back in.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,246
Posted By flatheadA
Re: F150 transmission for Model A

Tim Sheridan in Nunica Michigan
(616-837-6477)he has been doing this for a few years now.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,566
Posted By flatheadA
Re: '39 Standard to Deluxe ?

I'm with Snouts out,I think the 39 is a thing of beauty.39 is the new 40,getting harder to get everyday.
Just my opinion.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,389
Posted By flatheadA
Re: How many flatheads were produced??

I,ve got 1 running 8BA ,4 8BA blocks and cranks,1 Canadian (running status unknown ,turns over)1 earlier block???,1EAB,and 1 52 mercury (good engine needs rebuild).
That"s 31 so far.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,903
Posted By flatheadA
Re: Wide five drums and adapters

There was a thread by Malpais 2 days ago,he had a set of wide 5 drums (still attached to rear end) in Ohio and was thinking of throwing them out,you may want to contact him.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,261
Posted By flatheadA
Re: How to prime the flatty

Did you rebuild the fuel pump,there maybe some dirt in the screen.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By flatheadA
Re: aluminum intake

Thanks guys,Will install tomorrow.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By flatheadA
aluminum intake

I am putting a fenton 4 barrel intake on my flaty,does any body the torque specs,also is there a patern I should use.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,557
Posted By flatheadA
Re: Progress on my AV8 build

Very nice job,I like your headers and exhaust.I don't see you steering column
in yet what are your plans.
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